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Private Tour: Xitang Water Town from Shanghai

Highlights
  • Private tour to Xitang Water Town from Shanghai
  • Explore the canals, bridges, and architecture of the "Venice of the East" on a tranquil day away from the city
  • Take a cruise through the canals that make Xitang famous
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Private Tour: Xitang Water Town from Shanghai
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Private Tour: Xitang Water Town from Shanghai
US$117.42
Overview
Spend a day exploring the canals and historic architecture that earned Xitang Water Town the nickname of the "Venice of the East" on this private day trip from Shanghai. See the town's highlights with your guide before heading on a scenic cruise of the canals. A private tour ensures a personalized experience and makes for seamless sightseeing.
What to Expect
In the morning after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up and transfer you by private vehicle from Shanghai to Xitang Water town.  

There are many well-known water towns around Shanghai. Xitang definitely ranks as one of the top on the list. Nine rivers run through the town, while over 100 bridges connect the water-town into one entity. The picturesque scenery of Xitang will surely captivate any visitor home and abroad. You want to know how popular it is? This amazing water town was even in the movie "Mission Impossible 3", it is very charming and boasts a long covered corridor by the river, which differentiates in from other water towns.

A short cruise in Xitang is included for you to experience the beautiful view on the water.

The lunch is on your own in the town and your tour guide will recommend some restaurants for you.

After the visit, you will be transferred back to your centrally located hotel in Shanghai.
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Reviewed 17 January 2018
China vacation with private tours in Shanghai and Xian

Our family recently spent 11 days visiting 5 cities in China, with private tours arranged by Odyssey for Shanghai and Xian, and all domestic flights booked by Odyssey as well. Both the tours and flights are well organized. Our tour guide Lily in Shanghai was...More

Thank fan2018
Odyssey-COT, Public Relations Manager at China Odyssey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words on our services. We regarded your satisfaction as an honor and recognition in our service and felt proud of it. At China Odyssey Tours, we realize that each journey is special for every client. So we would like to...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Super Tour with Excellent Guide

We had a private tour of Shanghai with our excellent guide, Lily. She and her driver were super nice, efficient, and flexible. Some highlights were touring Yu Garden, drive through French Concessions, visiting the CPC (Communist Party of China) museum, and browsing Quibao Village, which...More

Thank DeeFry
Odyssey-COT, Public Relations Manager at China Odyssey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Dear DeeFry, We are happy you had a great time in Shanghai with the local guide Lily. Lily is a gem of Odyssey and she has made a big number of happy clients like you. Moreover, there are many guides who working diligently here in...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Shanghai - amazing!

We arrived late into Shanghai to be greeted at the airport by our China Odyssey Tour guide Stanley. Over the next two days, he made sure we had everything we needed, some spare time for shopping, and booked us into a fantastic Acrobatic Show. He...More

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Odyssey-COT, Public Relations Manager at China Odyssey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Dear P6664RCsallym, We are glad that you enjoy the Shanghai tour with our team. At China Odyssey Tours, we realize that each journey is special for every client. So we would like to do everything possible to ensure your trip of discovery to China is...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile
Fun in Shanghai

My wife and I had a private guided tour, with tour guide and driver, over three days with Odyssey. Tour covered Shanghai itself and also nearby city of Hangzhou and water village of Zhujiajiao. Alick was our travel consultant and he expertly handled all the...More

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Odyssey-COT, Public Relations Manager at China Odyssey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Client, We are glad that you enjoy the tour with our team. At China Odyssey Tours, we realize that each journey is special for every client. So we would like to do everything possible to ensure your trip of discovery to China is one...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Visiting Shanghai China

We arrived in Shanghai late in the evening and were only going to be able to visit for one complete day. We had a private guide from China Odyssey Tours whos name was Ms. Bonnie. Our highlite was to visit the French quarter as it...More

Thank Dennis0002
Odyssey-COT, Public Relations Manager at China Odyssey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Dennis0002, We are glad that you enjoy the tour with our team. At China Odyssey Tours, we realize that each journey is special for every client. So we would like to do everything possible to ensure your trip of discovery to China is one...More

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