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Travel to Xitang, one of the most well-known water towns in China. Touch the deep culture of South Yangtze River Area by walking in the town with a history of over a thousand years. Every tree or house can be a tourist attraction in the town.
Shanghai 200436, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kris Lee was our guide extraordinary on the day. His English and knowledge of each venue was outstanding. He made us feel very comfortable and was constantly being helpful. The lunch venue he choose was very good and we enjoyed the meal and his company...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great few days in and around Shanghai with our local guide, Sophie Lee arranged with China Highlights. Sophie is an excellent, professional, smart, flexible, knowledgeable guide with strong English skills, and a thoughtful, reflective personality. She really showed us a great time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank susancberkeley
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a tour with Elaine of Shanghaia water town and the French concession, including the Propaganda Poster Art Museum. This was a great tour and Elaine was a super guide. She is knowledgeable and was able to customize the tour to my liking. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chiapette2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it was a chilly overcast day and it did snow during our visit, but we had a most excellent time. Kris was a great guide and answered many of our, probably different questions. We found Xitang most fascinating, picturesque, and rather calming. Yes I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scotth227
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one day in Shanghai during a Cruise, and a few weeks before sailing had contacted China Highlights with a view to arranging an itinerary to fit with the hours in port. Vivi Chen drew up a plan based on our preferences and time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HMF63
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to Xitang with our tour guide Sophie. On the way Sophie was explaining about the day-to-day lives of the people in Shanghai. We went on a working day to Xitang and it was not so crowded. So we recommend that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

My husband and I contacted Vivi Chen with China Travel to explore a tour for us in Shanghai for several days. She put together a package for a 4-day visit, working with us to pick attractions that would be of interest to both my husband...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Everyone is always suspect of going to somewhere new and out of the normal. But our tour with Guide Summer to Xiatang watertown could not have been better, everything was perfect. Xiatang is very amazing, and it was very nice to spend the day wondering...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank L6394ECjohnp
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had an awesome day with our guide, Summer, who was very helpful and accommodating of our four children. Such beautiful places to visit and a lovely contrast to Shanghai. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Megan D
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited Shanghai with my mom in September. Sophie Lee came and picked us up from our hotel and right from meeting her she was warm, friendly and on time! Sophie made our trip to Suzhou and Tongli both fun and very informative. She has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank allysonn827
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