Private Zhujiajiao Water Town Boating Tour with Fruit Picking

Private Zhujiajiao Water Town Boating Tour with Fruit Picking
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$59.57
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

Shanghai Zhaotun village is well-known as "the hometown of Strawberry" in China as there are hundreds of strawberry greenhouses in the area (around 2000 acres). Every year, from late-December to Mid-May is the best season for strawberry picking in Shanghai. You will receive complimentary half-kilo strawberry on your way out from the fields. During strawberry off-season, you can also have other fruit picking fun, such as cherry, blueberry and etc.. If you have been to Zhujiajiao before and want to visit different water village this time, Nanxiang, Fengjing or Xinchang can be your option as well. In addition, boat ride and local lunch at a local farmer’s home are also inclusive.

Your private tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotel lobby in the morning and take you to Zhaotun Strawberry Park in Qingpu District, which is well-known for its 20 years of research in plant technology. Upon arrival, the first thing you will notice is that you are not actually picking strawberries under a yawning blue sky but in the green house tent with some bees around. But don’t let this deter you; the strawberries are worth it! You will find the strawberries there are sweet and run-down-your-chin juicy. Your guide will accompany you to one of the tents to pick up the strawberries, and you can taste it as well during the picking time. You will surely have so much fun there! 

Due to different seasonality; you will have different fruit surprise:

  • Strawberry (Dec.–May)
  • Sweet White Melon (March–July)
  • Cherry (May)
  • Blueberry (June–July)
  • Peach (July–Aug.)
  • Grape (July–Oct.)
  • Orange (Oct.–Nov.)

After your joyful fruit picking time, enjoy a fresh and organic lunch at a local farmer’s home.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Zhujiajiao Water Village, an ancient town with a 1,700-year-old history. It's renowned as the “Venice of the East," and it is surrounded by water, with old architecture, tranquil canals, and crumbling bridges.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Shanghai.

Shanghai Zhaotun village is well-known as "the hometown of Strawberry" in China as there are hundreds of strawberry greenhouses in the area (around 2000 acres). Every year, from late-December to Mid-May is the best season for strawberry picking in Shanghai. You will receive complimentary half-kilo strawberry on your way out from the fields. During strawberry off-season, you can also have other fruit picking fun, such as cherry, blueberry and etc.. If you have been to Zhujiajiao before and want to visit different water village this time, Nanxiang, Fengjing or Xinchang can be your option as well. In addition, boat ride and local lunch at a local farmer’s home are also inclusive.