Half Day Private Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town with Boat Ride from Shanghai

Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Destination: China, Shanghai Region, Shanghai

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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Shanghai
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Enjoy short get away from Shanghai city to beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town where you can explore the classic Chinese buildings and to take a relax boat ride along the water canals. This half-day private tour can be started either in the morning or afternoon, and all entrance fee, private guide and transfer service are inclusive. You also can upgrade your tour with lunch or dinner to experience the local cuisine upon booking.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China

Meet up your friendly private guide at your hotel lobby in the morning or afternoon based on your preferred schedule. Transferred by comfortable vehicle to Zhujiajiao, a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago.

Upon arrival, stroll along the old street and traditional market where you will find many interesting vendors and local specialties. You will also find the best known bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties. Take a relaxing boat ride in the water canals, and your friendly private guide will share with you the history and story of the area.

After the tour, your guide will send you back to the hotel in Shanghai city.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Zhujiajiao Yuanjin Temple, Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai China

During the tour, you will also visit the Yuanjin Temple inside of the Zhujiajiao Ancient Town where you can experience the local religion.

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Private guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch or early dinner if related tour option is selected
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off (Pudong airport,Baoshan cruise port pay additional 45usd/group when arrival)
  • Zhujiajiao entrance fee and boat ride ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
  • Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Yuanjin Temple

  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your centrally located hotel, outskirt hotel, airport , cruise port or train station


  • Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, 500 Dong Da Ming Lu, Hong Kou Qu, Shang Hai Shi, China, 200086

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


4 to 5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


10 Feb, 2022

We had an absolutely wonderful day on this tour. Snow was a phenomenal guide with brilliant knowledge of Zhujiajiao Water town. We loved the boat ride and enjoyed exploring the garden and temple in the town. Snow was very helpful in helping us order our dinner by the waters edge- delicious local Shanghai cuisine! We highly recommend Snow and this tour and the unique surroundings of China's Venice.


05 Sep, 2021

The tour was excellent and beyond our expectations! Snow, our tour guide, was fabulous! She was friendly, personable and full of interesting information! She made our trip very memorable and customized the tour to our liking 😍 She deserves much more than five stars!! 💖 💖 💖 ✨ ✨ ✨ The driver was professional and the vehicle very comfortable! She even had treats and gifts for my husband's bday! Thanks to the La Vacanza Travel team Alana and Snow for arranging everything! We highly recommend their services!


20 Jul, 2021

It was really interesting. The tour guide gave us very useful presentes (fans) because it is too hot and humid during July. Snow was really kind and knowledgeable, her car was nice and she even gave us some home made candy. Our favorite part was definitely the boat ride at the River, it was really nice! The shops around the River has a lot of local food, and we have a meal in one of the local restaurants. Punctual, trustfull and kind guide.


08 May, 2021

I booked two tours with Amazing Shanghai Trips, and both tours were flawless. Berlin was my guide for both, and she is sweet, smart, and a great conversationalist. This tour met all my expectations. It is called the Venice of China, and for good reason. This tour is very culturally enriching, and off the beaten path. Zhujiajiao is not very crowed, and is for people who enjoy learning about the history of old China.


24 Apr, 2021

This is a very interesting tour to see one of the Water Towns and the local arts, crafts and food. The tour guide did an excellent job arranging the car and driver. She spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable about all the sights and history. This was a perfect change of pace from downtown Shanghai and the tour guide did an excellent job.

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