4 Days Shanghai And Xitang
Water Town Tour
Tour Code: Xitang_02
1. Tour Itinerary
Upon your arrival in Shanghai, our English-speaking
tour guide will meet you at the airport. After
claiming your luggage, you will easily find
our guide holding a welcome sign with your
name on it. Transfer to your hotel. Afternoon
at leisure to overcome jetlag.
Tour to Jade Buddha
Temple, Yuyuan Garden and the nearby Yuyuan
Market which is known locally as the City
God Temple. Have lunch, then visit Former
French Concession, Shikumen area, Xintiandi,
and have a stroll over the Bund.
Buddha Temple: Founded in 1882, the Jade
Buddha Temple is a popular tourist destination
for its two magnificent 1.9-meter-high white
jade Buddhas brought from Burma. It is now
an active monastery of Zen Buddhism, with
70 resident monks living and working there.
Yuan Garden: The
most famous garden in Shanghai, located not
far from the Bund. The garden was finished
in 1577; construction of the garden took 20
years. Yuyuan Garden is built in traditional
Chinese style with many beautiful rock formations,
trees, ponds, and pavilions. Doorways and
zigzagging bridges separating the garden into
French Concession: As
a foreign concession in Shanghai, the Former
French Concession neighborhood is very beautiful
- the buildings, the trees. The French Concession
was established on 6 April 1849, when the
French Consul to Shanghai, and it ends in
1943 when the Vichy French government signed
it over to the pro-Japanese puppet government
Bund: With a length
of 1 km, the bund is dotted with various grandiose
solid buildings of western style dating back
to the early this century in its west. Due
to these imposing buildings, the bund is also
reputed as "an international exhibition
- Xitang - Shanghai (Lunch)
Our guide will pick you up in your hotel lobby
in Shanghai and transfer to Xitang with a
private air-conditioned car. The drive is
90km and takes about 1 hour. Explore the old
town for a day. Return to Shanghai in the
Water Town: One
of 6 scenic ancient towns in Southern China.
It is 90 km from Shanghai, 80 km from Suzhou
and 100km from Hangzhou. Xitang is crisscrossed
by nine rivers, dividing it into 8 sections.
Inside the town, there are many well-preserved
architectural groups constructed during the
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the Qing Dynasty
Visit Shanghai Museum
and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Transfer to the
airport for your departure, end of service.
Museum: A museum
of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's
Square. The museum is divided into eleven
galleries and three exhibition halls with
over 120,000 pieces of collection. The eleven
Galleries cover most of the major categories
of Ancient Chinese art: Ceramics, Sculpture,
Paintings, Calligraphy, Jade, Coins, Bronze,
and Furniture.The over 400 pieces of exquisite
bronze wares cover the history of ancient
Chinese bronze art.
Tower of Oriental Pearl: Oriental Pearl
TV Tower is regarded as the No.1 top tower
in Asia with the height of 467.9 meters. It
is a TV tower in Shanghai, standing by the
east bank of Huangpu River, opposite to the
Bund. The Oriental Pearl Tower is made up
of massive three columns each 9 meters in
diameter, the space module, the upper sphere,
the lower sphere, five small spheres, the
tower base and the square.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
3. Tour Price
4. Service Inclusion For The Above Tour:
Please send us an email and
provide the information below so that we can
quote precisely for
the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children
in your party. If there are children under 12
years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested
in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above
- at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard
or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new
tour for you that is different from the above
tour, please let us know your requests.
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one
twin or double standard room with private facilities.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel,
Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese restaurant
as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with
English-speaking guide and admission fees where
applicable. Our guide will not fly with you
from one city to another.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage
travel insurance from you country of origin.
5. Service Exclusion For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival
The international or domestic air / train charge
of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest,
supplement of the twin room will be charged.
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on double
occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or the
number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5,
7...), who stays in one single room has to pay
the single room supplement. As the hotel is
on double occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry,
drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities
or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or
meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in
the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides
Tips depending on the service of your guide
and driver, entirely voluntary.