Shanghai is a modern metropolis attracting a crowd of tourists. If you are eager to escape from bustling city, it is a good choice to enjoy a water town tour. Zhujiajiao is absolutely worth visiting for its old buildings in the Ming and Qing Dynasties and the local-colored tradition.
Upon your arrival in Shanghai, our professional English-speaking guide will meet you outside the customs of Shanghai Airport. Then you will be transferred to the selected hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.
In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel. Your pleasant journey begins with a visit to Shanghai Museum, where you will see the major categories of Chinese art: bronzes, sculptures, ceramics, porcelain and so on, the total number over 120,000 pieces. The next scenic spot will be the Yuyuan Garden, which was a private garden with a long history of more than 400 years and has been noted form the Chinese classic architecture and style. Around noon, we will transfer you to a famous local restaurant to enjoy an a la carte lunch. In the afternoon, we will depart for the Bund area to take a Huangpu River Cruise. You will see different sceneries along the river: many historical and cultural buildings on the west bank; lots of skyscrapers on the east bank. The rest of the day will be spent for you to explore the Bund and then visit an old street.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
This morning excursion will be started with the visit to Shanghai World Financial Center, which is the tallest building in Shanghai with a height of 492 meters (about 1,614 feet). We will ascent to the 104-floor building (including 3 floors underground) to overlook the scenery along the Huangpu River. Around noon, you will be served with an a la carte lunch at a delicate restaurant to enjoy local cuisine. After that, the tour will be extended to visit Zhujiajiao, a fan-shaped water town with a long history of over 1700 years. It is well-known for its typical architectures and bridges in Ming and Qing Dynasties style. The calm rivers run like ribbons through the ancient town; unique old bridges cross over the rivers; willow trees sway by the sides of the river; all of these make you drink in a land of tranquility and harmony. To conclude today’s tour, we will drive you back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the airport. Then your Shanghai’ pleasant tour comes to the end.