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Tongli Water Town Tour from Shanghai 8 Hours, Shanghai (SHALC-13)

Tongli Water Town Tour from Shanghai

Tongli Water Town Tour from Shanghai


  • A Boat Ride on Tongli's Canal for about 20 minutes
  • An English-speaking guide
  • A local lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off with a private car
  • Admission to all scenic spots in Tongli Water Town including Tuisi Garden

Tour Description

Known as "Venice in the East", Tongli water town is small in size yet could be the most beautiful with its ancient arched bridges, blue-stoned alleys, and an unhurried canal lifestyle and is only a 1 1/2 hours' ride from Shanghai.

Our guide will pick you up at your Shanghai hotel and escort you to this one thousand years old town with a private air-conditioned van. Fifteen streams divide the town into 7 islands and 49 historic bridges connect the town. A boat ride along the waterways is a great way to get a see the unique canal lifestyle. Hundreds of gardens established in Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty dot the town with the Tuisi Garden regarded as the best. This "Waterside Garden" was inspired by the Confucius saying "The wise find pleasure in water; the virtuous find pleasure in hills". Lunch will be at a local restaurant in the town. Return to Shanghai afterwards.

Important Info

  • Operates: daily
  • Departure point: Hotels in  Shanghai
  • Return details: returns to the original departure point
  • 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)
  • The price of this tour will rise during the China National Day holiday (September 30th to October 7th) and Chinese New Year holiday.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

What’s included?

  • Necessary transfers during the tour
  • 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 in the evening (Your guide will call you at around 18:00. If you missed your guide’s phone call, he or she will send you a short message) 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.
  • 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.

from US $ 154 p/p

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