The traditional timber buildings of Zhujiajiao water town near Shanghai

Full Day Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour

from   $ 215

Join us on a full day tour to Zhujiajiao, a charming water town on the outskirts of Shanghai!

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this morning and get ready to enjoy this enchanting destination, a serene contrast to the lively Shanghai.

As you arrive in Zhujiajiao, you'll immediately notice the village's distinctive character, steeped in Ming and Qing dynasty heritage. Its most iconic features are the intricate bridges that crisscross the winding waterways, each with its own story and beauty.

A highlight of your visit is a romantic boat ride through Zhujiajiao's canals. Drifting along the waterways, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil ambiance and admire the historical bridges that have earned Zhujiajiao its reputation as the "Venice of the East."

After lunch, we will visit a silk factory to learn about the intricate art of silk production, for which China is renowned. You'll have the opportunity to see the silkworm rearing process, silk weaving, and learn about the history and significance of silk in Chinese culture. It's a chance to appreciate the craftsmanship behind this ancient textile.

As the evening approaches, we will head back to Shanghai.

Prices Dates  Price/Person   Single Supp. 
Full Day Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour All Dates $215.00 -

Additional Information

Departs: Every day
Duration: 7 hours
Starts: 9am Ends: approx 4pm
A minimum of 2 persons is required to operate this trip.
Available to be booked with pre or post tour accommodation in Shanghai or when there is a free day in Shanghai at the end of our China tours. Not to be booked on day 2 of tours starting in Shanghai as the flight time to Beijing varies.

What's Included

Transportation – a mix of walking and air-conditioned private vehicle
Guided sightseeing throughout by an English-speaking Chinese tour guide
Entrance fees
Lunch at a local restaurant