Independent Tour of Wuzhen and Xitang Water Town from Shanghai

Tours & Sightseeing in Zhejiang

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This self-guided tour from Shanghai offers a comfortable private transfer service up to 12 hours so that you will have good enough time to discover both beautiful Wuzhen and Xitang water town from day and night. Travel to 1,300-year-old Wuzhen, and stroll around the canals, bridges, and Ming-era houses. In the late afternoon, continue to Xitang where you can appreciate the sunset as well as the river view under the moonlight.
In the morning, your friendly private driver picks you up from your hotel in Shanghai, and head up to Wuzhen, a 1,300 years old water town located in northern Zhejiang province.  Upon arrival, stroll along the old town and learn about the Wuzhen’s history from your guide. Enjoy a local lunch and then take a relaxing boat ride along the canals in the afternoon. You can take some nice photos in this charm-laden town. Browse around the narrow, cobbled pathways and cross stone-arched bridges. In the late afternoon, transfer to Xitang, a over 2,000 years delightful water village. It's a window into traditional life around the River Yangtze, and the sunset here is amazing!  Xitang’s importance as a window into traditional life around the River Yangtze. As you wander, see some of the sites used as locations in the 2006 movie, Mission Impossible III, starring Tom Cruise. Lastly, you can choose to have a romantic dinner (at your own cost) right by the riverside and overlook the entire ancient town when lights on at night.  Or you can take a walk to see the local shops and bars to experience the night life here. When your tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Shanghai.Please note that your driver speaks basic English only, and if you have any questions on the road, you can use the driver's mobile phone to reach out the local operator.

What’s included

  • Experienced private driver
  • Comfortable vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • All entrance fees
  • Boat ride ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expense
  • Guide service