There are many water town near Shanghai, and travelers may put water town on the bucket list to experience laid-back time. These towns have hundreds of years of history with beautiful scenery of Jiangnan area, ancient buildings planked along the waterways, paving with centuries-old stone bridges. The most interesting part is taking a boat to enjoy the tranquility of ancient water town.
Let’s appreciate the “East of Venice” on your Shanghai tour and delve in the mysterious Chinese history.
Water Towns Close to Shanghai
1. Zhujiajiao Ancient Town(朱家角古镇)
2. Tongli Ancient Town (同里古镇)
3. Zhouzhuang Ancient Town(周庄)
4. Wuzhen Ancient Town(乌镇)
5. Xitang Ancient Town(西塘古镇)
6. Nanxun Ancient Town(南浔古镇)
7. Fengjing Ancient Town(枫泾古镇)
8. Luzhi Ancient Town(甪直古镇)
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4 days of budget tour in these cities gives you a chance to let a local guide show you the most famous views and attractions. In Shanghai, you explore the classic garden "Yu Garden", the European architecture complex at "the Bund", the entertainment center "Xintiandi", the active exhibitions of "Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall", and the urban oasis "Jade Buddha Temple". In Suzhou, you experience the elegant Humble Administrator's Garden and viewing the wonderful water land of Zhouzhuang water town. Airport pickup and drop off service are included.
4 Days Shanghai Suzhou Tongli Water Town Tour with Airport Transfer
Tour the scenic cultural highlights of Hangzhou on a full-day private tour, including hotel pickup and drop-off. You'll take a dragon boat ride on West Lake, visit Lingyin Temple, explore Meijiawu tea plantation and venture to Six Harmonies Pagoda. Learn about Chinese history and architecture while enjoying the picturesque scenery in Hangzhou.
1 Day Round-trip Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou from Shanghai
This is a 5 days tour and you will visit some major attractions in Shanghai, such as Bund, Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower. Then you take the high-speed train to Guangzhou and have a chance of appreciating the wonderful scenery en route. In Guangzhou, you admire Dr. Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall, Yuexiu Park, Liurong Temple, Shamian Island, Canton Tower, Chen Family Temple, Wanling Market and cruise along the Pearl River. This tour includes meals, attractions entrance fees and vehicle transfer.
5-day Private Tour of Guangzhou and Shanghai in High-speed Train
Want to take a half day tour if you have limited time in Shanghai? This classic half day group tour starts in the morning including top-rated Yu Garden and Bund, historical Confucius Temple and modern Nanjing Road. Picked the most highlighted attractions and will bring you impressive travel experience.
Shanghai Half Day Group Tour: Yu Garden, Bund, Confucius Temple & Nanjing Road