This tour is the best mode to visit No.1 water village in China, and to see the authentic local people' life style in Southern China. You will have chance to appreciate ancient dwelling houses, old bridges, crisscrossing water streams etc. Since today you'll have your lunch at a selected local family's home, you are going to not only taste the real Shanghai cuisine, but also see the process of chef's cooking. In the afternoon, you will go to visit the most classical garden in Shanghai - Grand View Garden, on the way, you'll also find the largest fresh water lake in Shanghai - Dianshan Lake.
Guide pick you up at where you stay in the central city with a comfortable van or car at 9:30am, it usually takes about 80 minutes to get Zhouzhuang Water Village. You'll probably spend two hours to visit the water town, lots of scenic spots you'll visit such as: Double Bridge, Shen's former residence house, Quanfu buddhist temple... You'll have your lunch with guide, driver, few family members at about 13:15-14:45, after that, you'll drive to Grand View Garden. Transportation, guiding, entrance fee, lunch are all in cluded in this tour. You may just need to pay for the boat trip in water village if you were interested to do that.