Discover the history and culture of Dinghai Island in this incredible one-day Zhoushan tour from cruise port. Follow your guide to Dinghai Island to admire the natural beauties of Huangsha Village, Lichen Village and Nandong Village with ancient architecture. Soak into and discover the Hemudu culture, a Neolithic culture that prospered in the area.
Travel to Dinghai Island in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle from Zhoushan Port with your private guide and driver. Your tour then begins with the first visit to three villages: Huangsha Village, Lichen Village and Nandong Village on Dinghai Island. These villages are known for its rich verdant scenery and distinct granite peaks and the beloved landscape inspiring artists. Many houses and buildings adorned with painted scenes depicting local life are founded here.
Other noteworthy sights to discover on this visit are the ancient Ming and Qing Dynasty streets; the local art center, where modern art meets ancient architecture, both infused with local characteristics; and the traditional fishing boats that have sustained the locals for generations.
Following your 2-hour tour of the villages, the Dinghai shore excursion would not be complete without a visit to Ma’ao Hemudu Museum where you learn about the Hemudu culture, a Neolithic culture that flourished in the area. The site at Hemudu was discovered in 1973. Afterwards, we will drive back to the cruise port. Trip ends.