Shanghai Private Tour: Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Village, Tianzifang and Tea Ceremony

A day trip outside of Shanghai to Zhujiajiao water village, participate in a tea ceremony, and spend a lazy afternoon in Tianzifang area enjoying Shanghai art and coffee bars.

Experience three of the must-see activities to do in Shanghai with this special package designed for families and friends. A day trip outside of Shanghai to Zhujiajiao water village, participate in a tea ceremony, and spend a lazy afternoon in Tianzifang area enjoying Shanghai art and coffee bars.

Note: The start and end times will vary depending on traffic and road conditions

After meeting your guide in your hotel lobby, you will start your exciting full-day tour.

We will bring you to Zhujiajiao, an ancient water village in Qingpu District of Shanghai. It is an ancient town that was built on the bank of Dianshan Lake and at the foot of Dianshan Hill within a beautiful scenic area. The village boasts 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers, with many ancient buildings lining the riverbanks. There is also a cute little temple called Yuanjin Buddhist Temple that with the Kezhi Garden worth a visit.

Following your visit to the water village, you will have time to wander along the market street past the shops back to the village entrance. With hundreds of small shop fronts selling local foods, arts and crafts, silk products and pearls, this makes for a complete experience, in all senses of the word. It is also the perfect time to get some souvenirs for friends and family back home.

Your guide will then take you to enjoy a tea ceremony in the oldest teahouse in Shanghai. If you thought tea tasting was easy, just watch the intricate processes involved in making the tea – a process that differs for each type of tea.

On your way home, you will enjoy a walk through Tianzifang, an area known for its small craft stores, coffee shops, trendy art studios, French bistros, and narrow alleys. Here, you will see the creative side of Shanghai.

After this, you will be taken back to your hotel.


48 Hours
8 Hours
Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off
Voucher Type
Email Confirmation
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Operating Hours

Tour Starts at 08:30am 

Tour Ends at 05:00pm 

What You Get


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle or minivan
  • Professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • Main entrance tickets to the tour sites as per the itinerary
  • Traditional Chinese cuisine lunch
  • Tea ceremony tasting
Insider Tips
  • Recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes, there are quite a lot of walking for the tour


  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Information

  • This is a private tour
  • Pick-up/Drop-off is within Shanghai City Centre 

How To Use

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher for the guide to verify
  • The tour is valid only on the date specified

How To Buy

  • After purchase, kindly email the following details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg:
    • Name of Hotel

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

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After purchase, kindly refer to "How To Buy" and email the necessary details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg