For the first-timer, this private Shanghai day tour should be the top priority. Both traditional and modern sights of Shanghai are covered by visiting Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, People Square, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession at Xintiandi, and Pudong Lujiazui Financial and Business Center ... More info ›
For the first-timer, this private Shanghai day tour should be the top priority. Both traditional and modern sights of Shanghai are covered by visiting Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, People Square, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession at Xintiandi, and Pudong Lujiazui Financial and Business Center. Your Senior English-speaking guide will share his knowledge of Shanghai's cultures, architectural buildings, different religions, Shanghai's history, and way of life with you. Also, a special selected local Chinese restaurant will offer you a chance to try authentic Shanghai cuisine. The tour is only operates for your party. So it is more flexible to adapt to your pace.
In the morning, your guide will meet you in your downtown hotel lobby at 9:00. Then you will start this 8 hours private city tour. Your first stop will be intricately designed Yu Yuan Garden, a classic creation of the Ming dynasty, and the ancient Shanghai Old Street, which is originated in the Qing dynasty. Then you can have a rest in an ancient Chinese tea house. After the tea you will be driven to the People Square where you can see the City Hall and surrounding buildings from outside. Traveling on, you will stroll along the Xintiandi in the Former French Concession, which is considered to be one of the most charming places in Shanghai for Chinese and foreigners. After the morning tour you will have your lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will start from the Jade Buddha Temple, a sacred 19th-century structure built during the Qing Dynasty. Marvel at the majestic architecture of the temple and see the big one piece jade Buddha. Then Bund, Shanghai’s picturesque waterfront, well known as the International Architecture Exhibition for its spectacular soaring skyline. From here, enjoy sweeping views of both sides of the Huangpu River. At last, we drive to Pudong Business and Financial Center where all the main skyscrapers locate. You will see the tallest building Shanghai Tower as well as the "Bottle Opener" and Jinmao Tower there. Then you will be transferred back to your hotel or appointed spot in downtown.