Shaoxing Day Tour

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Spend a relaxing day in the quiet town of Shaoxing. Take a cruise on a black awning boat, also known as a Chinese gondola, and get to know the local people's way of life. Then, discover the culture of Chinese calligraphy at Lanting Pavilion.


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Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 AM
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Shaoxing is a quiet, relaxed, waterside town, the hometown of famous Shaoxing Rice Wine and the Chinese Yue Opera. As a local special way of traveling in the waterway, you will follow the custom to have a lake cruise in the inner river of the town by Black Awning Boat, which are also known as Chinese Gondolas. Along the river, you will see the local people's style of living and the bustling local bazaar. Shen Garden is Chinese classical garden, where the poet Lu You and his wife Tang Wan found its expression for their tragic love. The rest of the afternoon, you will get to know the Chinese Calligraphy culture in Lanting Pavilion.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Air-conditioned tour van or bus

  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge.

  • This tour has a 5 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 32 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 11 to 31 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 10 days or less prior to date of activity.

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