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Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Appreciate China’s provincial delights during a full-day tour of two charming traditional towns from Shanghai. Escape the metropolitan mayhem of the city and see how daily life has remained unchanged in these quaint and ancient enclaves. With an accomplished guide, stroll amid the botanical beauty of Suzhou’s gorgeous gardens; cruise along the winding waterways of Zhozhuang on a Chinese-style gondola; and appease an appetite for authenticity with a delicious Chinese lunch in a rustic restaurant. Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your shanghai hotel on this enriching tour.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

Save time without compromising on experience on this door-to-door private guided tour that covers Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and key Shanghai highlights. First, explore the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao by boat and foot, and savor a local lunch. Then, spend the afternoon discovering Shanghai: the 16th-century Yu Garden, the Bund, and the Shanghai Tower. Upgrade to include a Shanghai dinner.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

You can choose the attractions you visit and the places you see on this private 10-hour tour of Hangzhou. Work with your guide to customize your itinerary, and see famous spots, such as Meijiawu Tea Village, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, Liuhe Pagoda, and Longjing Village. Go on a boat ride on West Lake, see Chinese monks at Lingyin Temple, or even taste snakes on Hefang Street. This tour includes round-trip bullet-train tickets.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Trip to Suzhou from Shanghai

The winding canals, historical buildings, and classic gardens of Suzhou earned the city its nickname as the "Venice of the East." Tour Suzhou's must-see sites and hidden enclaves from Shanghai on this private 9-hour tour, which includes transportation on a bullet train, a customizable itinerary, and optional upgrades to include lunch, entrance fees, and more.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

The dream-like beauty of West Lake led to Hangzhou's nickname as the "Heavenly City." Tour Hangzhou's top attractions, including the West Lake area and the Meijiawu Tea Farm, alongside a private guide on this day trip from Shanghai, which includes transportation and optional tour upgrades for lunch and entrance fees.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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All inclusive Private Day Trip to Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Village plus Tianzifang and Tea Ceremony

Travel to the outskirts of Shanghai to visit the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao, situated on the Dianpu River. Weave through ancient streets lined with stone bridges and charming old buildings, then enjoy a tea ceremony in Shanghai’s oldest teahouse. Then have time to discover the trendy shops, artistic energy and Shikumen-style architecture in Tianzifang, a neighborhood in the old French Quarter of Shanghai. Your tour includes an informative guide, transportation, entrance tickets, tea ceremony, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Day Trip to Guilin Li River Cruise and Reed Flute Cave from Shanghai by Flight

Staying in Shanghai needn’t mean missing out on the charms of Guilin. Discover the magic of karst landscapes and enjoy a Li River cruise on this private, door-to-door tour by plane, car, and boat. Besides the beauties of Li River, visit Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave, accompanied by your personal guide. Tour includes a traditional Guilin lunch.
  • Duration: 18 hours
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  • Duration: 18 hours
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Small Group Day Tour to Suzhou with Tongli Water Town from Shanghai

Escape the city and spend the day soaking up the tranquility of Tongli Water Town and Suzhou, home to the world-famous Classical Gardens of Suzhou. Your guide provides valuable insight into the culture and history of the villages, most of which you won’t find in the guidebooks, and transports you between attractions with ease. Plus, you’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to seven people.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Day Tour of Suzhou and Tongli Water Town from Shanghai

Feast your eyes on some of China’s most beautiful gardens and watery vistas on this customizable private tour of Suzhou and Tongli Town. See the Master-of-Nets Garden, the Buddhist Xiyuan Temple, and Panmen Gate, then explore the canalside town of Tongli. Tour includes private guide and door-to-door transport for up to six people but excludes entrance fees.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Discover amazing Suzhou and the number 1 famous water village Zhouzhuang in this private day trip from Shanghai. Accompanied by your profession private guide, and visit the top attractions based on your interests in Suzhou such as Humble Administrator's Garden, historical Pingjiang Road and etc.. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride in Zhouzhuang water village.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Hangzhou: Heaven on Earth Day Trip from Shanghai

Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Hangzhou, a city shrouded in history and natural splendor, on a full-day tour from Shanghai. Accompanied by an accomplished guide, gain fascinating insight into China’s most esteemed tea at Meijiawu Tea Village; cruise on the idyllic and inspirational West Lake; and marvel at the alluring architecture of the Six Harmonies Pagoda. Explore the historical highlights and cultural delights of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city on this all-inclusive tour, during which lunch, round-trip transportation and entrance fees are complimentary.  
  • Duration: 10 hours
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US$168.99
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Shanghai Highlights and Zhujiajiao Water Town in One Day

Cover ground you couldn’t hope to cover under your own steam on this comprehensive private Shanghai door-to-door day tour. It even includes an afternoon in Zhujiajao water town. Spend the morning checking off downtown’s don’t-miss attractions: Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Town, the Bund, and the Old French Concession. After a Chinese restaurant lunch, explore the canals, bridges, and lanes of Zhujiajiao by boat and on foot.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Village from Shanghai with Organic Lunch

Explore the Zhujiajiao Water Village with a dedicated guide on this full-day tour from Shanghai. Stroll through the scenic town, across bridges and between historic houses, stopping at the local wet market or opting for a gondola ride. Visit a local farmer's home for a lunch of organic, locally sourced produce. As you travel, listen to enlightening commentary from your private guide on the rural region's history and culture.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Hidden and Historical Suzhou Exploration from Shanghai

This private full day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai is especially designed for people who want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou. Your professional tour guide will lead you through deep alleys of the old city by canals, find you 477-years-old Garden of Cultivation ( UNESCO World Heritage ), ancient city gate, bonsai garden, 1000-years-old leaning pagoda and watch Suzhou Opera performance in tea house with local people. Learning about the most original history and culture of Suzhou. In addition, a relax boat ride is inclusive, and it takes you to see how this old city is arranged by waterways. If you want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou, don't miss out this opportunity.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Town and Qibao Ancient Town from Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai’s outskirts to visit traditional Qibao and the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao. Take in the an old-world atmosphere of Qibao, which features historic buildings, a pretty canal and small lanes filled with interesting shops. After lunch, continue to Zhujiajiao, which sits next to the Dianpu River. Stroll over stone bridges and past old buildings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties, then take a sightseeing cruise on a traditional wooden boat. Your tour includes private guide and transportation, entrance tickets, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Wuzhen and Xitang Water Town Private Full Day Trip from Shanghai with Lunch and Dinner

Say goodbye to language hassles and hello to two of southern China’s most beautiful ancient water towns on this door-to-door private full-day trip from Shanghai. Spend the day in 1,300-year-old Wuzhen: stroll cobbled paths and ancient bridges, enjoy a leisurely cruise, and feast on a local lunch. Then transfer to historic Xitang for a spectacular sunset, a riverside dinner, and a walk through timeless streets by moonlight.
  • Duration: 11 to 12 hrs
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  • Duration: 11 to 12 hrs
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Private Day Tour to Xitang Ancient Water Town from Shanghai

Enjoy a day away from the crowds of downtown Shanghai — in the company of just your party and a guide — on this private tour to the water town of Zitang. Wander along the Misty Corridor, stroll through the classic West Garden, and visit the Chinese Button Museum as your guide shares insights into local culture.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Best of Shanghai Full Day Coach Tour: Yu Garden and Shanghai Museum

Enjoy Shanghai’s star attractions, including Yu Garden and Shanghai Museum, in one day on a comprehensive, guided tour.  As you travel from sight to sight, listen as your well-informed guide shares the secrets and history of the city. Admire the exquisite ponds and pagodas of ornamental Yu Garden; stroll along historical Old Street; and admire the views from the stately Bund waterfront. Visit the Shanghai Museum to witness its stunning Chinese art; and after a delicious lunch, explore the Jade Buddha Temple before sampling the restaurant-filled Xin Tian Di quarter.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Zhujiajiao and Seven Treasure Town Day Tour from Shanghai

Explore the picturesque perimeter of Shanghai during a cultural full-day tour to rural Chinese villages. Explore the architectural jewels of Seven Treasure Town, a traditional town famed for its rich textiles; travel back in time amid the historical landmarks and ancient bridges of Zhuilaiiao, renowned for its Ming monuments; and enjoy an idyllic boat ride to visit an archaic Silk Mill. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Shanghai hotel is included in this tour.  
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Half Day Tour to Zhujiajiao

Travel from Shanghai to the water village of Zhujiajiao on this half-day tour. Learn how the town became a hub of trade, and stroll over some of its 36 bridges. Visit landmarks such as the Kezhi Garden and its temples. Plus, take a boat ride down the canals and see why it’s called the “Venice of Shanghai.”
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour including Huangpu River Night Cruise

Enjoy two of Shanghai’s must-do activities on a Zhujiajiao water town and Huangpu River cruise experience. Visit the ancient canal town of Zhujiajiao for a walking tour of the willow-lined waterways, lanes, and Ming- and Qing-era architecture. Afterward, learn about silk-making at a silk museum, and admire Shanghai’s illuminated skyline on a buffet dinner cruise on the Huangpu. Return coach transport, admission fees, cruise buffet, and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Hangzhou Day Trip from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Take in the highlights of beautiful Hangzhou on a private full-day tour from Shanghai. After hotel pickup and transfer by high-speed train to Hangzhou, your private guide takes you to see some city attractions, such as Faxi temple. Moreover, enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant before heading to Longjing village. There, learn about the process of farming and producing dragonwell tea, the region’s most famous product. Finally, enjoy a scenic boat cruise on UNESCO World Heritage-listed West Lake before returning to Shanghai.Note: This tour also offers small group option with minimum 2 people per booking.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Xi'an in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air

Discover the ancient attractions of Xi’an, a city considered the birthplace of Chinese civilizations, on a full-day tour from Shanghai by air. Disregard time constraints and travel to the captivating region on a plane; gain fascinating insight into the rich heritage of Xi’an with a knowledgeable guide and visit historical highlights guaranteed to impress. See the 2,000-year old Army of Terracotta Warriors in their regal mausoleum and stroll beside the impressive city walls of Xi’an, built during the Ming Dynasty. Enjoy a delicious Chinese lunch and convenient round-trip transportation from your Shanghai hotel on this enriching and time-efficient tour.   
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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Beijing in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air

Experience the historical highlights of Beijing during a fascinating full-day trip from Shanghai by air. Disregard time constraints with this convenient sightseeing experience, that allows you to see all of Beijing’s incredible landmarks in just one day. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, uncover the ancient mysteries of the Forbidden City and visit the ancient wonder of the Great Wall of China. Revitalize with a delicious Chinese lunch and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Shanghai hotel on this time-efficient and enriching tour.Note: Forbidden City is closed on every Monday, and if your travel day is on Monday, you will be offered an alternative Beijing attraction option
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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