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Tongli and Xitang Water Town Discovery Private Tour

Group Tour Sightseeing tours 1 days Shanghai

Start your relaxing day to the water town adventure at 11:00am. During this private day tour you will be able to enjoy the sightseeing of Tongli Water Town during the day as well as to explore the ancient alleyways under the sunset in romantic Xitang Water Town.

Key details

Code: 00262 Live guide: English Tour type: Private Tour
Pick-up service:

Meet up in your centrally located hotel lobby at 11:00am

Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
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  • Take a full-day tour to the water towns of Tongli and Xitang from Shanghai
  • Stroll through the quaint streets and ride along the canals in a wooden boat
  • Sit down to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant upon arrival at Tongli
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with your own tour guide and vehicle

Full itinerary

Meet up in your centrally located hotel lobby at 11:00am, and take a comfortable ride to famous Tongli Water Town (about one hour and 15 minutes). On the road, you will be able to see China's countryside scenery and your guide will share with you about the culture of Southern Yangtze River regions.

Upon arrival Tongli, enjoy your lunch at a cozy local restaurant. Then, spend your afternoon to browse around the old ally ways and visit the exquisite Retreat & Reflection Garden (Suzhou style garden). Take a wooden boat ride to enjoy the tranquility of the village, and your guide will share with you some interesting stories about this area.

Continue your tour to Xitang Water Town around 5:00pm where you will find cobbled streets, old buildings, bridges arching over canals and the rowing boats lingering on the river under beautiful sunset. The movie "Mission impossible 3" was filmed here in 2005, and you will follow Tom Cruise' steps to walk through some alleyways and a 1300 meters roofed corridor here.

When night falls, the entire water town is with lights on. Continue your tour to the popular West Street where you can browse around in some unique boutiques and handicrafts shops.

You will be delighted by the stunning night view and the tasty local delicacies, such as dumplings, wonton soup and some drinks in a local family bar

End of the enriching tour around 8:00pm and you will be transferred back to Shanghai about 9:30pm.


  • Private Tour
  • Professional guide
  • Boat Ride
  • Local lunch
  • Local snacks
  • Herb and yellow wine tasting
  • A drink in the bar
  • 4G WIFI available during the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages

Not included

  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Drop-off/End point

End of the enriching tour around 8:00pm and you will be transferred back to Shanghai about 9:30pm.

From US$ 170
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