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1-Day Side Trip to Tongli

- Shanghai-Tongli Water Town Tour
Tour Code:Shanghai13From:$60

Trip Highlights - Attractions Involved: Tongli Water Town. One-day Shanghai - Tongli Tour offers a good opportunity to escape from the skyline and bustling street to the simple and peaceful life in the water towns nearby. Located in near Shanghai, the water towns of Tongli is a beautiful town filled with architectural treasures, and beautiful gardens. As the distinctive feature of Tongli lies in its abundancy in Ming and Qing architectures and smart bridges, our guide will show you around the most popular and famous ones. Words are too plain to describe its elegance, so experience it by yourself!
Tour Availability: All Year Round.          Tour Destinations: Shanghai - Tongli          Tour Duration: 1 Day.

Tour itinerary (Lunch)
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in Shanghai between 8:30am and 9:00am, and then drive to Tongli Water Town. You will spend a full day tour of Tongli to enjoy the beautiful local scenery and the rivers. Tongli features three bridges: Taiping Bridge, Jili Bridge and Changqing Bridge. The bridges play an important part in wedding ceremony, while bride and groom will carry a sedan chair and walk across the three bridges in Chinese drum music, symbolizing that they would be happily married for a lifetime. Lunch will be arranged in the local family restaurants where you can have a true feeling of the local life. Then, you will enjoy a tranquil cruise in Chinese gondolas. After the tour you will be returned to your hotel in Shanghai. (Service End)
Attraction Description
Tongli Water Town is located by Lake Taihu and the Grand Canal, 80 kilometres west of Shanghai and 18 kilometres east of Suzhou. Tongli is over 1000 years old and has only recently been changed into a tourist attraction. the town is characterized by stone bridges and well preserved ancient architecture including private gardens, temples and houses. Bridges are important parts of the town. The most famous bridges among the 49 bridges in tongli are the three bridges called taiping (peace), jili (luck) and changqing (celebration) bridges, which has been important landmarks of the place and regarded as the sacred architecture by the locals…

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
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1 travelerUSD220
2 travelersUSD130
3-5 travelersUSD120
6-9 travelersUSD100
10 travelers & aboveUSD60

Service Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and lunch as listed
  • All transfers with private vehicle and guide
  • Accident insurance

Service Exclusions

  • Air fare and airport tax
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Hotel fare

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