Discover Wuzhen, the best-preserved water town in China, on an 8-hour private tour from Shanghai, and explore the peaceful network of canals that date back more than 1,300 years. See carefully restored architecture, age-old schools, and more.
What to Expect
Take this full-day private tour from Shanghai to discover the ancient town of Wuzhen. Built more than 1,300 years ago, and located 11 miles (17 kilometers) north of the modern industrial city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen is also known as the former home of the Chinese novelist Mao Dun.
Your guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel, for a 2-hour transfer to Wuzhen in northern Zhejiang Province. Upon arrival, explore the town’s main sights, divided into 6 districts, including a traditional workshop district, traditional food district, and water town customs area.
Wander the well-preserved canals, crossing over bridges, and past canal houses, some of which are 4 centuries old and boast beautiful carved doors and windows. Visit an ancient indigo fabric workshop, and go to the water market to savor the scents of authentic foods.
You will also visit a Wedding Museum, and learn about Chinese foot binding at the Culture Museum. Discover old schools and a performance stage, and try the local cuisine in a traditional restaurant.
- Transportation by private air-conditioned van
- Private English-speaking guide
- Chinese lunch
- All entrance tickets
- Complimentary drink
What's Not Included
- Tips and personal expenses