Private Day Tour: Zhouzhuang Ancient Water Village

Day Trips & Excursions in Shànghǎi

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Visit one of the most frequented water villages in China on this 8-hour private tour. Spend time in Zhouzhuang where you will discover ancient bridges and dwelling homes. Interact with villagers to attain an understanding of their daily lifestyle.
Get picked up from the lobby of your central Shanghai hotel at 9:30am. The private guide will escort you to the vehicle so you may begin your journey. Spend approximately 1.5-hours traveling until you reach the ancient time. Upon your arrival, head to the Double Bridge where you will take plenty of memorable photographs. Then, begin exploration of the Zhouzhuang water village and find dwelling homes 100's of years old along with 14 ancient bridges. Visit Shen's House, one of the wealthiest people in the town during the Ming Dynasty. Take a break for lunch at a century old restaurant and delight in a traditional meal. After lunch, walk through a nearby picturesque lake side temple. Next, head to an awaiting boat and cruise along the river to observe the village from the water. Once your boat ride comes to an end, reboard the vehicle and make your way back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Boat ride fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included