Anchang is a charming and picturesque town located in Shaoxing County. Here, find beautiful stone arch bridges and stroll through its quaint streets. Begin your tour with a banquet lunch of local specialties including the town’s specialty craft wine, Yellow Wine. After that, wander the town’s many streets like Ming-Qing Street, which is a whole stretch of markets, stores, and more. Next, visit Yangshan Quarry, a quarry that was used for many centuries as a source of stone for buildings and other structures. Marvel at the abandoned giant stele (or stone monument) left behind in this fascinating location. The tour will end with a breathtaking view of the sunset at Jing Lake and the “Anchang Old Track.” The image of the sun sinking in the horizon will surely stick with you well after the tour is over.
Among the untouched water towns around Suzhou is the well-preserved ancient enclaves of Luzhi and Jinxi. Noted for its typical Chinese water-town features, Luzhi and Jinxi are neighboring suburbs just east of Suzhou proper. Get ready for an amazing bike ride throughout the historic small towns to start your adventure right in China. After meeting with your guide, you will head straight to the long, winding canal that leads to the connecting watery domestics. Journey through the old town of Luzhi and see a gorgeous overview of the peaceful farmlands, pristine temples, and elegant stone bridges.