• Fully utilize the one day to visit the neighbor city Suzhou from Shanghai to visit Tongli Water Town in Suzhou, one of the most fabulous water town in China. You may heard of it or seen either for its history or photography. For this tour, you will be picked up and dropped off at your Shanghai hotel, the entrance, transport and guide are all included. Please cover the lunch by your own expense.


  • Visit Tongli Water Town in Suzhou- over 1000 years, which is one of the most fabulous water town in southern China;

  • Stroll through the ancient water town and learn about its history from your guide;

  • Explore the unique features of the town and experience the life style of local people.


Day 1Tongli Water Village Private Walking Tour

Meet your guide in your hotel lobby at 8:00am or your request time.

Then drive to Tongli, the best-preserved water township in Suzhou, rests on the east bank of an ancient canal, on the shore of Taihu Lake. Tongli is a famous ancient site of rivers and lakes. The town, built around five lakes, is in the shape of a rough circle. Transfer back to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Tongli -- Tongli has a similar history and natural scenery compared with Zhouzhuang, but is much less crowded. Tongli also has its own unique features which are worth exploring and experiencing. Tongli is divided into seven islands intersected by 15 canals. Because of the landscape, almost all of the buildings in the town are along the waterfront. In front of the buildings, small stairs leading to the canals were built, which are convenient for residents to wash clothes and for traveling around the town by boat.

Book Price

Group SizeAdult(Age:8-80) Price/p.pChild(Age:4-7) Price/p.pInfant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p
1 Number $ 375 $ 30 Free
2 Number $ 205 $ 30 Free
3 Number $ 145 $ 30 Free
4 Number $ 115 $ 30 Free
5 Number $ 105 $ 30 Free
6 Number $ 95 $ 30 Free
7 Number $ 85 $ 30 Free
8 Number $ 80 $ 30 Free
9 Number $ 78 $ 30 Free
10 Number $ 75 $ 30 Free


  • English-speaking tour guide service fee

  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver

  • Gas, toll & parking lot fees

  • Entrance ticket to Tongli Water Town 


  • Accommodation

  • Meals

  • Boat ride in Tongli Water Town

  • Gratuity to the guide and driver 

  • Personal costs

Trip Notes

  • The quoted price is for a 7-8 hours tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 6 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.

  • Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide and 50CNY to 100CNY for the driver.

  • Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.

  • For the lunch, we will take you to the local restaurant in the water village. The guide will assist you to order some dishes and you can share the lunch with the guide and cover the lunch by your own cost.

  • We conduct only private tour but not group tour and won’t mix you with others.

  • Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won’t take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.