Day trip

From Shanghai: Zhouzhuang Water Town Private Day Tour

From Shanghai: Zhouzhuang Water Town Private Day Tour

From US$ 307.03 per group up to 1

Explore Zhouzhuang on this private tour from Shanghai. Be amazed by the unique water system, Chinese styled bridges and ancient residences.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup included
The guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby holding a sign with your full name on it.
Private group


  • Visit the 900-year-old Water Town Zhouzhuang and stroll along its canals
  • Explore two well-preserved, ancient mansions: Zhang and Shen Residence
  • Enjoy the comfort and intimacy of this private tour
Full description
Start the day with pickup at your hotel. Then sit back and relax for 1.5 hours in the comfortable car while heading to the "Venice of the East" - Zhouzhuang Water Town. It is famous for its unique water system, Chinese styled bridges, and traditional buildings.  First, stop at an ancient theater where the locals used to enjoy the Kunming styled Opera, then walk over the famous Double Bridge to visit a 600-year-old Chinese mansion - Zhang Residence. The residence has more than 70 rooms and the Zhujing River flowing through the property. The next stop will be Shen Residence. The museum portrays Shen Watson and how he became a rich merchant. If you are hungry, your guide can help you find a local restaurant where you can try out the most authentic local food. Before heading back to Shanghai, enjoy some free time to explore or shop around by yourself. Book the optional Gondola ride to explore the canals of Zhouzhuang.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide and driver
  • Entrance ticket to the Zhouzhuang
  • Bottled water
  • Chinese-style gondola ride (if option is selected)
  • Food and beverages
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
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