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This 7-hour private tour of Xitang Water Town starts with a pickup from your Shanghai hotel at 2:30pm.

Once you’ve been picked up from your hotel lobby, relax in the car ride over to the town. It takes about an hour and fifteen minutes in no traffic. As you ride, take in views of China’s scenery, and hear stories from your guide about the Yangtze River regions. Learn about the history and culture of these regions. Then, Stop by at Jinze Water Village where you can enjoy a 25-minute boat ride.

In Xitang Water Town, follow your guide around through alleyways as he or she shows you the town illuminated at night. You can even go through some of the same alleyways Tom Cruise did while filming Mission Impossible 3.

Your first stop is at West Street, where you can spend some time shopping if you’d like (own expense). Then, enjoy dinner at a local riverside restaurant before making your way back to your vehicle. Your tour ends with a ride to your hotel. Get back to Shanghai at about 10:00p.m.
Locations visited
Xitang Ancient Town
Jinze Ancient Town
Miki Tours
Overview
Become more familiar with one of China’s Yangtze River regions during this 7-hour tour of Xitang Water Town at sunset. With round-trip transport and dinner included, your night is planned out for you, so you can enjoy exploring the alleyways and streets of this unique place. Stroll through some of the same areas Tom Cruise did while filming Mission Impossible 3, and then sit down for a local meal at one of the town’s best restaurants.
Highlights
  • 7.5-hour tour of Xitang Water Town at sunset from Shanghai
  • Stroll through alleyways that Tom Cruise walked through while filming Mission Impossible 3
  • Stop at West Street, and pop in shops to search for souvenirs (own expense)
  • Enjoy a local meal at one of the area’s best riverside restaurants
  • Learn about the culture of China’s Yangtze River regions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Xitang water village with dinner

Our lovely English speaking tour guide Mary arrived promptly to meet us at our hotel. We hopped into an air conditioned mini van and made our 2hr drive to Xitang. Mary was super organized, there was plenty of bottled water in the van, she offered...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018
Old China Hands got to experience something new!

We lived for 6 years in Shanghai. Back visiting we decided to have one day where someone else did all the organizing and we just followed along. We had seen all the usual water towns but had not heard of Xitang so we booked the...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018
Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Water Village Tour with Miki - She is an Awesome host!

The Sunset Tour was an experience I will always remember thanks to the passion and personal touch Miki puts in to making her guests have a great time. I totally recommend Miki Tours. We were lucky enough to have Miki the owner of her tour...More

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MikiShanghai, Guest Relations Manager at Miki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Dear Ray and All friends , This is Ayu , your tour coordinator , on behalf of Miki Tours Team and your guide Miki Wei ( she is also the owner of Miki Tours ) . Thank you very much for such a wonderful review...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Excellent tour with Mary!--- Miki tours

I booked only an afternoon trip to Xitang so i didn't expect too much because i have been to Zhujiajiao few years ago. I just wanted to see different kind of water village. But beyond my expectatiion, Mary, our guide, organized the trip perfectly. Our...More

2  Thank go2gather
Reviewed May 19, 2018
More appealing with night lights

Very good private tour with driver and guide. Just myself and husband. Calm afternoon boat ride at Jinze followed by dumplings and tea in a private home. Then excellent walking tour around Xitang as the light faded, the coloured lights came on and the town...More

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When we booked this tour we were asked about dietary issues. One of our traveling companions had lactose intolerance and another had nut allergies and we had no issues at all!! Have a wonderful time!
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