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Wuzhen Village Tour from Shanghai 8 Hours, Shanghai (SHALC-7)

Wuzhen Village Tour from Shanghai

Wuzhen Village Tour from Shanghai

Highlights

  • Visit a water town became prosperous at the beginning of 20th century
  • Touch the deep culture of Wuzhen in a literary giant's former residence
  • Enjoy the action-packed local acrobatic or Kungfu show on a boat
  • Understand the Wuzhen history by learning about ancient relics in museums

Tour Description

8:30-10:30

Hotel to Wuzhen Transfer

You will spend 2 hours on the car to Wuzhen, but your insightful tour guide will make you happy and excited with today’s trip via his or her interesting introduction to Wuzhen.

10:30-10:45

Acrobatic Show on a Boat

You will be welcomed by an acrobatic show a boat. The show was an activity to pray for good harvest of silk. Performers will move like a silkworm on a high pole fixed on a boat. It looks dangerous but absolute safe. The show might be cancelled on a rainy day.

10:50-11:50

Ancient Bed and Folk Custom Museums

Over 30 ancient beds are collected in the Ancient Bed Museum. One of them took a local craftsman 3 years to finish the carvings on it. Local people believe these carvings will bring them good harvest, peaceful lives and high fertility.

The Folk Custom Museum shows tourists the scenes of local ceremonies, including wedding, birthday party and funeral. The main exhibitions in the costume hall in the museum are exquisite ceremonial dresses, which vividly reflect the colorful local culture.

12:00-13:00

Lunch Time

Your tour guide will help you order the most authentic local food in a restaurant. You may also discover attractive food during your tour. Feel free to tell your guide what you want to eat.

13:00-14:00

Hongyuantai Dye House and Wood Carving Museum

The Hongyuantai Dye House was initially opened over 1000 years ago. The ancient process to dye cloth is still in use nowadays and the whole process is open to tourists. These clothes are meaningful souvenirs for tourists as the water town culture can be spread by them.

The collections in the Wood Carving Museum are the ornamentation on windows or doors. It is incredible to see so many complicated carvings on such a narrow space. You will never believe it unless you see it!

14:10-14:40

Former Residence of Mao Tun

Mao Tun (1896-1981) was a writer in the 20th century. His novel and prose were great encouragement to Chinese people during wartime. You may have never read his works, but you will definitely feel the deep cultural flavor everywhere in his house.

15:00–15:30

Kungfu Show on a Boat

It was difficult to find a large enough area to teach Kungfu for poor local Kungfu teachers, so they built big boats to teach Kungfu and live on. Nowadays, Kungfu show on a big boat has become a popular tourist activity. Playing Kungfu on a boat requires a strong balanced force. It is amazing to see performers playing Kungfu so powerfully on a shaking boat.

After the show you will be transferred to your hotel in Shanghai. We have other water towns different from Wuzhen. If you want to go, just leave us a line!

Important Info

  • Operates: daily
  • Duration:8 Hours (approximately.) (extra fees apply if you need to extend the tour)
  • Departs-returns: 8:30-17:30
  • Departure point: Hotels in  Shanghai  (extra fee apply if pickup from the cruise port)
  • Return details: returns to the original departure point (not applicable for transfer services)
  • The price of this tour will rise during the China National Day holiday (September 30th to October 7th) and Chinese New Year holiday (January 27th to February 4th in 2017)
  • Languages: English|German |French|Spanish|Russian|Italian (The price is based on an English-speaking guide. Extra fees apply if you need a guide with another language)

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 People 2 - 3 People 4 - 5 People 6 - 9 People 10 - 15 People
$ 317 $ 170 $ 140 $ 99 $ 75

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • A local private English-speaking guide
  • A private air-conditioned car or van, according to the size of your group number, with a local driver
  • Admission tickets to all listed attractions/activities/shows
  • Local meals listed in the itinerary

Good to Know

  • This is a private tour. The local private English-speaking guide and the private car will serve your group only.
  • You will receive a confirmation letter within 24 hours of making your payment.
  • Your guide will contact you on the evening before your tour and confirm the exact pick-up time according to your preference.
  • Your guide will pick you up in your hotel lobby on the tour date at the appointed time.
  • The meal (if included) is in a Chinese restaurant and your guide will help you order the dishes according to your taste.
  • For most city-day tours in Shanghai, Hangzhou or Suzhou, you will stop at a shop, but there is absolutely no forced shopping.
  • An extra fee applies if you need to be picked up or dropped off from/to airports or cruise terminals earlier than 07:00 am or later than 21:30pm.

from US $ 170p/p

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