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MK-SHXT: Comprehensive and Best value Shanghai city tour with highlights and Xitang ancient water village sunset tour

Tour Code: MK-SHXT

Duration: Flexible can be 8:30am till 8:00pm , or 11:00pm till 8:00pm

MK-SHXT : Comprehensive and Best value Shanghai city tour with highlights and Xitang ancient water village sunset tour

( Tour duration: Recommended time is 8:30am, Start time is flexible, can be anytime between 8:00am-12:00 noon, tour ends  after seeing beautiful night view in Xitang )

 

Attractions : highlights of Shanghai with  4 aspects namely Old Shanghai, New Shanghai , Colonial Shanghai and some off-the beaten paths, Xitang ancient water village at its sunset and stunning night view, dim sum dinner at Miki’s sister home in Xitang

 

Itinerary details:

Shanghai city tour : Informative customized city tour with highlights and off the beaten paths

 

* Miki Tours sweet  and professional guide will be greeting you by in the lobby of your hotel to start our one day enjoyable tour.

 

* Shanghai old town – City God temple bazaar & Yu garden ( a Suzhou style garden built at 1539) is treasure of Shanghai , the best visiting time is morning when there were less people to enjoy its tranquility and profound culture.

 

* Shanghai old city wall built in Ming Dynasty ( 16 century for to defending against Japanese Pirates & Shanghai local neighborhood walking , back streets walking to learn old Shanghai style allied house , those allied house built in 1920s and 1930s considered lower Corner in old Shanghai , soon will be gone.

 

* Bund walking – Overlooking from the Colonial side of Shanghai the Pudong new area Lujiazui CBD area with all the skyscrapers- Understanding how Shanghai developed from a fishing village to a cosmopolitan city , realizing the impact of the opium war, sharing stories of what happened behind these magnificent historical building.

 

* Former French concession driving and walking, feel the glory of Shanghai’s 1930, Tianzifang Arts zone.

 

Lunch: We will recommend  lunch according to your preference, we can go dim sum lunch, or Shanghai style cuisine, fine dinning,  or trying nice street food in hidden allies

 

Later afternoon and evening : relaxing tour at Xitang ancient water village

 

Visiting Shanghai’s oldest temple Donghua temple, it was built by 4th century AD which is much older than Shanghai city itself.

 

Then relax in the car, drive to Xitang water village,on the way you can appreciate China’s countryside scenery and share the culture of Southern Yangtze River regions. About 1.5 hours driving, Once  you are in Xitang, your mind will feel so calm and relaxing by seeing the tranquil and peaceful village under sunset.

 

Delightful Xitang water village at sunset and night tour with tasty local food and snacks

* 2500 years living ancient water village rich in romantic atmosphere.

* Xitang Water Town is a beautiful ancient water village with history 2500 years , with Cobbled streets, old buildings, bridges arching over canals, rowing boats lingering on the river.

 

* We walk through many little allies ways , 1300 meters roofed corridor, sharing the stores , culture and happening here during time ” Mission impossible 3 ” were filmed here in 2005.

 

* The most beautiful time is sunset and when night falls , all the Ming and Qing Dynasty buildings with lights on.

 

* Visting Miki’s sister home trying her own made various kinds of dim sum, plus drinks, Xitang beer is available as well 🙂 ( food and drinks are unlimited and it is  included, please feel free at home and enjoy :), Miki’s sister will be very happy to see you are enjoy her cooking.

 

* Xitang is famous for flowers, herbs and yellow wine , we will have mini wine tour at Miki’s friend winery, integrate ourself with local lifestyle, rose wine, litchi wine, mulberry wine.

 

* Xitang night view is stunning, present very romantic aspect of Xitang , you will want take hundreds pictures here.

 

* End of the enriching tour around 7:30pm or 8:30pm and back to Shanghai about 9:30pm.

 

Flexibility of our itinerary for Shanghai city part  : If our guests are interested in visiting other attractions like  or birds& flowers market , or propaganda museum , M50, Shanghai tower, we are happy to add add some of your preferred places to the itinerary , and we skip some places you are less interested in or make it short version.

 

Private tour Package for 2 guests: 580USD / group ;290USD / guest (8:30am – 8:30pm 12 hours), 80 USD/ Additional guest ;

Shorter verson 9.5 hours : If you prefer to shorter version, we start at 11:00am, end in Xitang 8:30pm, back to Shanghai by 10:00pm.

Price is 520USD for group of 2 guests for 9.5 hours version , additional guest 70USD/ additional guest

 

Inclusion:
* Top notch sweet and professional guide service
* A comfortable PMV Buick car with driver: ( including picking up at hotel gasoline, bottled water, driver’s meal )
* Entrance of Yu garden and Xitang ancient water village
* local made Herbs and Fruit wine testing In Xitang
* Dim sum dinner and home cooked seasonal dishes at Miki’s sister home in Xitang as light dinner ( Miki’s sister  is very elegant lady makes very good dim sum including dumplings, there are 4-6 kinds of dim sum and dishes depends on number of guests  )

* Private  boat riding in Xitang water village enjoying the beautiful night view

* Free 4 G wifi available during tour

 

Exclusion:

Lunch

Personal  expense

 

* Payment term: For confirming the booking,  200USD deposit to our Paypal is very much appreciated. For the balance, You can pay us in cash or Paypal when we end the tour . When you feel comfortable to confirm the tour , we will send you a Paypal invoice to pay the deposit for confirming the tour. If you don’t want to bring much cash in traveling and want to do full amount payment , please let us know, we will send you invoice with full payment.

 

Cancellation policy: Any cancellation made one week in advance , full deposit would be refunded; any cancellation made within one-day prior to the tour, no deposit refunded due to our down payment to car rental and compensation for guides. Thank you very much for your understanding!

 

Fast reply information: Due to my frequent traveling , sometimes I might be slowing in responding, very sorry for caused your inconvenience! If our guests you want to have a fast reply , please add me on WhatsApp, I will reply you in 5 minutes in general during my office time 8:00am till 6:00pm . Other time , I will reply you in less than 8 hours in general. My WhatsApp: 0086-13818546891 ( also on Wechat ) 

 

Looking forward to hearing from you! We are flexible to make any changes according to your interest, please feel free to share your thoughts with us!

 

Warmest regards!

Miki Wei
Owner of Miki Tours
Mobile : 0086 13818546891 ( active on wechat, WhatsApp , Facebook)
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