Private Shanghai City Day Tour including Zhujiajiao Water Village

Private Shanghai City Day Tour including Zhujiajiao Water Village
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$112
Duration: 10 hours
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This special inclusive tour which duration is about 10 hours will amaze you with surprising highlights in Shanghai. Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the rural water town- Zhujiajiao titled "Oriental Venice". Adventure Shanghai Tower, the current tallest building in China to have a perfect view of the city on 118th floor. Be guided to pay a visit to the beautiful and must-see Yu Garden,and reputational Bund which is full of western architectures built in early 20th century. Go around the Huangpu River to appreciate the best night view in Shanghai. 

In the morning, meet your friendly and informative tour guide in your hotel lobby(downtown area) and transfer to Zhujiajiao by car/coach.  Zhujiajiao which is located in the west of Shanghai is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago. Archaeological findings dating back 5,000 years have also been found. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today. The water town is 48 km away from the city and it takes about one hour to reach there.

After the visit to the water town you will come back to the city and your guide will take you to the Shanghai Tower designed by international reputational firm Gensler and owned by the Shanghai city government and it is a 632-meter skyscraper in Lujiazui Financial Trade Zone, Pudong, Shanghai. It also has the world's highest observation deck within a building or structure and the world's fastest elevators at a top speed of 18 m/second.Its tiered construction, designed for high energy efficiency, provides nine separate zones divided between office, retail and leisure use.The sightseeing deck on the 118th floor will surprise you with a fabulous 360-degree view.

In the afternoon you will be guided to visit Yu Garden which is a very famous and classic private garden in the south of Yangtze River and was first built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a comfort for his father, the minister Pan En, in his old age. Pan Yunduan began the project after failing one of the imperial exams, but his appointment as governor of Sichuan postponed construction for nearly twenty years until 1577. The garden was the largest and most prestigious of its era in Shanghai.

After the trip to the garden you will be shown around the Bund also called Waitan,which is one of the most famous tourist destinations and a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area centers on a section of Zhongshan Road (East No.1 Zhongshan Road) within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River,has dozens of historical buildings along with the Huangpu River, and faces the modern skyscrapers of Lujiazui in the Pudong District.The Bund houses 52 buildings of various architectural styles, generally Eclecticist, but with some buildings displaying predominantly Romanesque Revival, Gothic Revival, Renaissance Revival, Baroque Revival, Neo-Classical or Beaux-Arts styles, and a number in Art Deco style.,

The tour will end with the Huangpu River cruise which duration is about one hour and will take you to go around the mother river of Shanghai,which provides you the opportunity to see all of those magnificent skyscrapers in Pudong and historical western-style buildings at the Bund. You will be astonished to see the best night view in Shanghai.

Back to the hotel after all the activities listed in the itinerary.

 

This special inclusive tour which duration is about 10 hours will amaze you with surprising highlights in Shanghai. Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the rural water town- Zhujiajiao titled "Oriental Venice". Adventure Shanghai Tower, the current tallest building in China to have a perfect view of the city on 118th floor. Be guided to pay a visit to the beautiful and must-see Yu Garden,and reputational Bund which is full of western architectures built in early 20th century. Go around the Huangpu River to appreciate the best night view in Shanghai.