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Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai provided by Han Tang Tour Shanghai

Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai
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About
The water village of Zhouzhuang can be tricky to reach independently—unless, of course, you speak Chinese. Take life easy on this convenient day tour that includes not only Zhouzhuang but the historic center of Suzhou, a canal city famous for silk. In addition to a gondola ride and a silk factory tour, visit the UNESCO-listed Master-of-Nets Garden and savor a Chinese lunch. Hotel pickup makes for a hassle-free trip.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
Highlights
  • Visit two famous water towns: Suzhou and Zhouzhuang
  • Cruise in a gondola, visit a silk factory, and see the Grand Canal
  • Explore one of Suzhou’s UNESCO-listed gardens
  • Enjoy a Chinese lunch and door-to-door round-trip transportation
What to expect
  • After pickup from your central Shanghai hotel, learn about the city known as “the Venice of the East” as you travel towards Suzhou. Your first stop is the UNESCO-listed Master-of-Nets Garden, a masterpiece of Chinese garden design. Visit the ancient city wall, stroll by the Grand Canal, visit a 14th-century silk factory, and savor a delicious Chinese lunch. Hop back in your vehicle and travel to the quaint little town of Zhouzhuang, with its winding waterways and charming houses. Learn how the town’s history dates back almost 1,000 years as you cruise the canals in a traditional Chinese gondola. Finally, your guide will drop you back at your hotel.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Visit two famous water towns: Suzhou and Zhouzhuang
  • Cruise in a gondola, visit a silk factory, and see the Grand Canal
  • Explore one of Suzhou’s UNESCO-listed gardens
  • Enjoy a Chinese lunch and door-to-door round-trip transportation
What to expect
  • After pickup from your central Shanghai hotel, learn about the city known as “the Venice of the East” as you travel towards Suzhou. Your first stop is the UNESCO-listed Master-of-Nets Garden, a masterpiece of Chinese garden design. Visit the ancient city wall, stroll by the Grand Canal, visit a 14th-century silk factory, and savor a delicious Chinese lunch. Hop back in your vehicle and travel to the quaint little town of Zhouzhuang, with its winding waterways and charming houses. Learn how the town’s history dates back almost 1,000 years as you cruise the canals in a traditional Chinese gondola. Finally, your guide will drop you back at your hotel.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2052SIC_03
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off in the city center
  • Boat tour in the water village
  • Admission tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Master-of-Nets Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Zhouzhuang Boat
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
10h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Tour departs from Shanghai hotels (cruise port pickup not available). Your local operator will contact you a night before the travel date. Please advise your hotel name and your phone number at time of booking.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off in the city center
  • Boat tour in the water village
  • Admission tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Master-of-Nets Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Zhouzhuang Boat
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Tour departs from Shanghai hotels (cruise port pickup not available). Your local operator will contact you a night before the travel date. Please advise your hotel name and your phone number at time of booking.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
10h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Master-of-Nets Garden
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Grand Canal
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Panmen Gate
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Suzhou Silk Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Zhouzhuang Water Town
    Stop: 90 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Zhouzhuang Boat
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Wanderer783934
41 contributions
Love Suzhou
Jul. 2019
Suzhou is an easy 30 minute fast train ride form shanghai. We got a taxi to to Pananmen Gate, a must see. I don’t think many tourists get there as it’s not on travel group routes. A pagoda, Chinese buildings, a lake , gardens and a city wall, fortress adjoining the river. A very old bridge is a great photo . A taxi ride back into the old city centre and easy walks of the administrators garden , lions garden and many other attractions. Many markets to buy at which are vibrant and worth visiting at night time for the lights and activities. Not saying day time is any different.
Zhouzhuang water town is a nice place to visit but if only a day Suzhou is the place to go.
Written September 30, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

robhall
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand11 contributions
Not the best of tiurs
Sep. 2019
Not much to see in Suzou.Saw ancient house-silk factory and was left by the side of a canal with little information or interesting views.Zhouzuoung was a nice water village,but I felt it was a long day with little reward.The guide didnt seem too enthusiastic.
Written September 25, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Theresaong
Singapore63 contributions
Zhouzhuang is as authentic as Water Villages get in China
Jun. 2019
I most enjoyed my time in Zhouzhuang's Water town. Wasn't crowded this time of the year so we had a nice, leisurely stroll and boat ride through the Venice of the East's canals and sights. There was an hour's free time to even try out the local eats. Guide was friendly and informative. Would recommend this part of the trip over anything else.
Written June 16, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

JFair100
Tampa, FL32 contributions
Interestint But......
May 2019
This is am interesting historical place that is now over run with tourists. The orginal life style of this town is long ago gone.
Written May 23, 2019
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Ezra Gordon
London, UK3 contributions
Wonderful water village tour
May 2019 • Solo
I was very lucky to have a private trip as I was the only guest but the tour was so interesting and informative also the locations we stopped of at were really worth the time. I really enjoyed the trip and would recommend it to my friend and family
Written May 22, 2019
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Glenys C
1 contribution
Huang Tang water village trip
May 2019 • Friends
Really bad, guide nit professional, no microphone or flag. Limited info and walked ahead with no care if we were following. Tour was not as described by Chinese Tour Company. Would never use them again when I go to Shanghai.
Written May 15, 2019
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Sherpa714928
5 contributions
Fascinating trip outside of Shanghai
Apr. 2019 • Couples
Frank was the excellent tour guide for our trip to Suzhou and Zhouzhuang. He was good company and had an excellent knowledge of the region and was interesting to talk to about China in general. He had many anecdotes and kept us entertained. Another tour recommended for those with a wider interest in China. Rena and Geoff
Written May 6, 2019
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Lucretiu Nicula... c
Constanta County, Romania15 contributions
Excellent choice!
Mar. 2019 • Business
I was with Grey Line...you can find them in any hotel brochure! They will pick-up u from Raddison,or Kempinsky H or Westine H...the tour worth every penny! But the great thing was that our guide have an excellent skill to speak English...and she had a great attitude, i felt I am with a friend in this tour! Thank you Jamie, was great and hopefully to meet you again in my next trip to Shanghai!
Written March 23, 2019
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Jennifer B
11 contributions
Wonderful tour!
Mar. 2019 • Business
I truly enjoyed this tour, I ended up being the only one on it which allowed for a lot of discussion between myself and tour guide Jessie. I was truly impressed one that they didn't cancel on me being it was met to be a group and two the attention to the history that tour guide Jessie was able to provide. In Suzhou you walked through the historical home and garden which was absolutely beautiful. The water town village was my favorite part you truly felt like you were stepping back in time where the luxuries we enjoy today were just not available. As you rode through the canal on the gondola our rower sang traditional chinese songs (of course we had to tip, but well worth it). As a follow-up Jessie the guide even forwarded some pictures she had taken to me which was very nice, during the tour she also pointed out the best places to catch great shots. I think those that enjoy learning about historical sites will truly enjoy this tour. I do recommend looking at the pick up times at the hotel, I purposely selected the one with the latest pickup time to ensure I had enough time to get there with Shanghai traffic. This is a lot of driving time in the tour, but Jessie pointed out sites on the way.
Written March 21, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

nick p
Los Angeles, CA20 contributions
Small group of 3 for the win!
First trip I booked on TripAdvisor that the advertised price was actual price! Trip was good, saw a good amount of historical sites and spent time asking tons of questions to Tom the guide who spoke excellent English and knew all of the dates, places, numbers all by memory... seems there wasn’t a question asked that Tom didn’t know the answer to which was very appeasing to watch. We had a small group of only 3 people that stayed fairly close to each other.. all solo travelers soo made for good convo! Silk factory was the downer of the trip and food wasn’t the best but not bad for a day trip!
Written March 13, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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