If you have limited time, explore Zhujiajiao ancient Water Town for an authentic experience in this 5-hour Shanghai shore excursion. Established around 1,700 years ago, the idyllic town is located on the southern bank of the Yangtze River.
Your tour starts in the morning with a warm welcome from your private guide and driver from Shanghai port. Then they’ll bring you to visit the Zhujiajiao ancient Water Town for half a day. Board a canal gondola to cruise the town’s gleaming water, passing through a signature five-arch bridge.
Take in mesmerizing views of well-preserved historic houses sitting on the riverbanks. Visit some good silk stores to shop, while learning about the town’s past as a famous fabric village during the Ming and Qing dynasties. End your tour with a trip back to Shanghai port.