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Private Day Excursion to Suzhou and ZhouZhuang Water Village from Shanghai

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US$ 98.00
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    What to Expect
    This full day exploration of Suzhou City and ZhouZhuang Water Village starts at 8:30 from your hotel or cruise terminal in Shanghai, where your private guide will pick you up and head to Suzhou. The first stop of the day will be the Master-of-Nets Garden. It is the smallest one of the Suzhou residential gardens, but is considered as one of the most impressive ones in town. Its unique design, ethereal beauty, and enduring cultural significance have seen it proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, head to the No.1 silk mill. At the factory, you will see complete production of silkworm raising, cocoon sorting, cocoon boiling, reeling, yarn spinning and packing. Furthermore, at the product exhibition hall, you will see a collection of products produced by this factory. Then, move on to Pan Gate. It was the only entrance to the wall that surrounded ancient Suzhou. It is so famous for its complex of both land and water city gates that many times, people directly refer to it as the "Land and Water Gate". Then you'll have lunch in a local Chinese restaurant nearby Pan Gate. After lunch, you will be driven to ZhouZhuang Water Village. Wander about the heart of the village you will get a real feel for local life by the water and enjoy lovely scenes of white-washed houses, stone bridges and traditional-style houses by a boat ride. A great day comes to an end as you are transferred back to your hotel or cruise terminal in Shanghai.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    • Private Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Private driver/guide
    • Private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Boat Ride
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great day out at the water Village Went on the tour from Shanghai to the water Village by bus about 1.5hrs Boat ride to village with a historic tour of the town and lunch, lots of shops.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 1469swr
    Reviewed 27 June 2019

    We were staying in Shanghai for a couple of days and wanted to get out of the city and see some of the countryside. This was an awesome tour! We got exactly the trip as it was described and got the best guide, Tom Zhang....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Mary S
    Reviewed 27 November 2018

    Having a tour guide that looked after us in every way was a bonus. But when Bright sang in Chinese during our boat ride to remind us Venice - and then took us to a very small local café with freshly cooked food, we were...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank LesWats0n
    Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

    Great day trip out of Shanghai with the guide, Tom. He was very knowledgeable, patient, and communicative. We learned so much about the history of SuZhou and ZhouZhuang Water Village and had an amazing time exploring the sites. Also, he brought us to a lunch...More

    Thank 246daisukef
    Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

    We had an excellent time visiting SuZhou and ZhouZhuang areas with our guide Mark. Our day first started in the master of nets garden, here Mark took the time to explain different design aspects that make you feel like you are in the mountains by...More

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