Private ZhouZhuang Water Village Tour with Boat Ride from Shanghai

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore Zhou Zhuang with a private guide on this 6-hour tour from Shanghai. With its unique water lanes, stone bridges and ancient buildings, the town is often referred as “No.1 Water Village in China”. The majority of the town’s residences were built over 300 years ago, and nearly 60 classic courtyards and 14 stone bridges are still in use. You will walk along the narrow alleyways, cross the stone bridges, visit the Zhang and Shen Residences, then take a Chinese-style gondola ride across the old town. This private tour ensures personalized attention and a flexible schedule.

What's Included

Bottled water

Chinese-style gondola Ride

Private air-conditioned vehicle

Private driver/guide

Private Hotel or Cruise Terminal pickup and drop-off

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • ADULT: Age: 4 - 85

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed

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.

What To Expect

Zhouzhuang Water Town
After an hour and a half's drive, you will arrive at the 900-year-old Water Town Zhou Zhuang which is known as the No.1 Water Village in China. You will start the tour from the Ancient Theater where the locals used to enjoy the Kunqu Opera. Then you can get more ideas of the old-time lifestyle in Southern China by a Chinese-style gondola ride.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Shen's Residence
Then walk through the famous Double Bridge to the Zhang Residence. The residence has more than 70 rooms and takes up about half an acre. With Zhujing River flowing through, Zhang Residence is a dapper and graceful residential house with a tranquil courtyard and pond. After Zhang Residence you will visit the other one named Shen Residence which is believed to belong to the richest merchant 600 years ago.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Quanfu Temple and Nanhu Garden
If you are hungry, your guide can help you find a local restaurant where you can try out the most authentic local food. After lunch, you will visit a century-old Taoist temple. Before heading back to Shanghai, enjoy some free time to explore or shop around by yourself.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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