Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Full Day Coach Tour from Shanghai

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From $135.00

43 reviews   (4.77)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Discover two picturesque Chinese towns, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang, each with its own unique characteristics. A full-day tour of two charming traditional towns from Shanghai. With an accomplished guide, stroll through the Master of Nets Garden, and cruise along the winding waterways of Zhouzhuang on a Chinese-style gondola.

What's Included

Air-conditioned Minivan / Minibus / Coach

Boat ride on waterways

Entrance Fees

Professional English Speaking Guide

Triditional Chinese Food

What's Not Included



Hotel pick up and drop off

Personal Expense

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 99

Additional Info

  • Each booking requires 3 passengers at minimun
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Please arrive at the exact departure point you choose at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please specify your preferred meeting point at time of booking
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Your will be picked up from the pointed hotel lobby in Shanghai, and head up to Suzhou to start your wonderful day trip.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
Upon arrival, discover two picturesque Chinese towns, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang, each with its own unique characteristics. Founded around 600 BC, Suzhou is one of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin. Often referred to as the "Venice of the East," its neighborhoods and interconnected waterways are truly a masterpiece. Suzhou was one of the few cities in China to escape the ravages of the Cultural Revolution, its celebrated gardens miraculously surviving largely intact. Visit the Master of Nets Garden, Grand Canal, and a silk factory while in Suzhou.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Zhouzhuang Water Town
After lunch, you'll travel to Zhouzhuang. Well known for its beautiful natural environment and simple architecture, this city has remained remarkably well-preserved for over 900 years. The majority of the town's residences were built during the Ming and Qing dynasties; nearly 100 classic courtyards and 60 carved-brick archways from those periods are still in use! Travel by boat through the city’s waterways and past classic Zhouzhuang dwellings before return to Shanghai.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Great tour with Jamie
908priyad, 24-01-2020
Jamie did an excellent job providing information and ensuring that our special diets (vegetarian with/out eggs) were accommodated.
Excellent day trip
Rita S, 21-01-2020
I am the single participant in this tour as currently is the low season for tourism in Shanghai as it is almost chineese new year. Frank is my tour guide, and i am glad to have him during this tour as his english is excellence and he enthusiastic explain the meaning of each detail in every destination. The menu selection for the lunch is very nice and it's represent daily chineese meal, so i enjoy to taste every served meal. Overall i would like to recommend you to enjoy this Suzhou and Zhouzhuang trip when you visiting Shanghai, by using this tour provider (i.e. great tour leader, nice car and driver).
5* review for Frank
aphung20, 05-01-2020
Highly recommend this tour. Frank is an excellent tour guide with a strong command of English. He has great knowledge of Chinese culture and history and will share interesting facts during the tour. Both destinations were beautiful and certainly worth visiting during your stay in Shanghai. Lunch was excellent with traditional Shanghainese food.

Yes, it does take all day (get back around 1700-17:30 depending on traffic but worth the convenience instead of taking public transport and could also squeeze in a cheeky nap!)

All in all a great experience for off peak season. There were four of us in total, bus was not crowded and nor were the destinations.
Great Couples Tour!
LangC_13, 04-01-2020
We had a fantastic day with Peter. He was great tour guide that assisted with local information. We will highly recommended this tour to our friends.

Thanks Peter
Fantastic but very long and strenuous!
ilex21771, 24-11-2019
It was a very long full day but worthi it! We were able to see and experience so much. Our guide was great. The only complaint is that he moved very quickly and at times it was hard to keep up with him otherwise a wonderful guide.

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