Tour Code: MK-B02SHXT : All inclusive nice package Shanghai city tour with highlights and Xitang ancient water village at sunset and night tour
Reasons to do this tour: two of most famous and romantic water towns in China
Brief introduction about Tongli and Xitang water towns:
Tongli Water Town: established in the Song Dynasty, has a history of over 1,000 years. It is very rich in cultural heritage. For its long history and special beauty, in 2004, Tongli together with Zhouzhuang and Luzhi were listed in the tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is around 18 kilometers from Suzhou and 80 kilometers from Shanghai.
Xitang Water Town: is a small ancient scenic town on water that still preserves its original look. The movie “Mission impossible 3” was filmed here in 2005. It is famous for it numerous bridges, alleys and sheltered corridors three features. The 1300 meters sheltered corridors in Xitang is a unique site in the town. The whole old town is like a poem and a picture. In this town, people will feel that they are seemingly in an earthly paradise. It is hard to know that people exist in the picture or picture exists in the heart of people.
Duration: 11:00am- 8:00pm
Guide: Excellent guide service
MK- TLXT: Picturesque Tongli water village & Stunning Xitang water village sunset tour
* Meet 11:00am at guests’ hotel and then drive to Tongli ancient water village （1.5hour, on the way driving, we will appreciate city landscape and rural scenery of Southern part of Yangtze river delta and farmer life style;
* Wooden Boat Riding: to enjoy this village’s tranquility from different angle while sharing stories of the cute bridges;
* Visit the Garden of Retreat and Meditation: a private garden with its landscapes of pavilions, towers, terraces and a man-made lake;
*Lunch at a 300 year old courtyard house having local,s family cooked restaurant ;( They are very good cooks:)
* Leave Tongli water village by around 4:00pm, drive to Xitang Watertown (1 hour) to enjoy the sunset view and beautiful night view;
* Explore a few off the beaten paths small alleys to learn local,s life here;
* Xitang has very rich varieties of fruits and flowers which inspired locals make wine out of fruits and flowers , we will do Flowers & Fruit Wine tasting tour, trying 8 kinds of flowers and fruits wine, you can take one bottle of your favorite wine back home with a nice pottery bottle made in Xitang. ( Included in our tour, you don,t have to pay)
* when night falls, enjoy the stunning view and take beautiful pictures at this ancient but romantic water town
* walk along a 1300- meters- long corridor and small alleys to understand the local culture
* Walk through colorful and exciting bar street
* Have some local snacks and dim sum at our friend’s home in Xitang as light dinner
* The tour will be finished by 8pm and then return to your hotel by 9:15pm
What you can get from this tour:
Experience different atmosphere through these two ancient but romantic water towns
Package tour price:
1 guest: 520USD
2 guests: 580USD( 80usd/additional guest)
Tour duration: 11:00am- 9:00pm
* Excellent English speaking guide
* Comfortable transportation
* Entrance fee of Tongli and Xitang
*Boat ridding in Tongli water village
* Fruits and flowers wine tour with one bottle of wine
* Homy style dim dum dinner at Miki,s sister home in Xitang as light dinner
* Have your name(s) in traditional Chinese Calligraphy way with poetry by our artist of Miki Tours Crew ( As part of Miki Tours’ token of gratitude to our guests ).
* Free wifi is available during the tour
* Personal expenses
Payment term: For confirming the booking, 200USD deposit to our Paypal is very much appreciated. I will send the PayPal invoice to your email account once we have received your payment.
In China, PayPal will charge about 4.6% of the total amount as transaction fee. For the transaction fee we will put 2.3% on your side & 2.3% on our side. Thank you very much for your understanding. We recommend that you can pay us the remainder in cash either in USD or RMB to our guide.
Cancellation policy: any cancellation made in one week fully refundable, within one-day prior to the tour, half deposit is refundable due to compensation to car rental and compensation for guide. Thank you very much for your understanding!
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