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Private 2-Hour Shanghai Lanes and Alleyways Walking Tour

Private 2-Hour Shanghai Lanes and Alleyways Walking Tour - Shanghai, China
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$61.54

See Shanghai through the eyes of a local on this 2-hour private guided tour of the city’s areas where normal tours don’t go. Follow your knowledgeable local guide as you wander through Shanghai’s 'nongtangs' -- old districts, lanes and alleyways dating back from the 1920s featuring age-old architecture, unique designs and artwork ... More info ›

See Shanghai through the eyes of a local on this 2-hour private guided tour of the city’s areas where normal tours don’t go. Follow your knowledgeable local guide as you wander through Shanghai’s 'nongtangs' -- old districts, lanes and alleyways dating back from the 1920s featuring age-old architecture, unique designs and artwork. With your guide, make a home visit to interact with long-time elderly residents of these 'nongtangs' and gain a deeper understanding of local Shanghai life. Then, explore a local food market and try some Chinese street food (own expense). This is a private tour just for you and your party.

Have you already made visits to Shanghai’s Bund, Yuyuan Garden and City God Temple, but wish to explore beyond the popular tourist spots? Gain a deeper insight into local Shanghai life as your expert guide takes you on an exclusive tour of the city’s mysterious lanes, hidden alleys and old districts.

On this private tour, find out what makes Shanghai so unique as you discover the city’s lesser-known areas and fascinating off-the-beaten paths. Hear interesting anecdotes and cultural stories and get an unforgettable experience through the eyes of a true local.

Shanghai's courtyard alleyways, known as nongtangs, are back passageways that combine traditional architectural design with modern Western architecture, offering a unique urban atmosphere you will find in very few other places. These nongtangs have been around since the 1920s, and many of their original inhabitants still live there.

Your local Shanghai tour guide, who has over five years of experience in leading tours all over the city, will take you to meet and socialize with these local elderly residents in their homes. Their accounts of the past will give you vivid images of historical times, and their stories of everyday life will show you the influence of Shanghai’s development on their lifestyle.

Local residents also often own small food markets located along these pathways. Visit these hidden stores and wet markets, where true locals shop, and learn how some of the owners make their living. While enjoying this unique Shanghai market experience, taste some local street eats like tea eggs which are eggs boiled with tea and marinade (own expense).

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Private 2-Hour Farmers’ Market Tour in Shanghai

Private 2-Hour Farmers’ Market Tour in Shanghai - Shanghai, China
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$61.54

Discover Shanghai’s market culture on this guided tour of one of the city’s first and largest wet markets. With the help of your expert local guide, avoid confusion and navigate your way easily through the market’s various aisles ... More info ›

Discover Shanghai’s market culture on this guided tour of one of the city’s first and largest wet markets. With the help of your expert local guide, avoid confusion and navigate your way easily through the market’s various aisles. Your guide will also assist you in talking to the vendors and learning about everything related to Chinese food and market culture. As one of the few areas in Shanghai nearly untouched by tourism and industrial development, this market will surely be a highlight to your visit to the city. This is a private tour just for you and your party.

Shanghai is known not only for its popular tourist attractions like the Bund and Yuyuan Garden, but it also has a vibrant community separate from the commercial and business areas of the city. Visit an authentic, hidden, open-air farmers’ market in Shanghai. With your experienced local guide, spend two hours walking around the market to see what local vendors sell on a daily basis – you may even learn a bargaining trick or two!

Discover what fruits are in season while walking through the vast area selling abundant produce. In some sections, see live animals like poultry, frogs, snakes and eel. Walk to the meat and fish departments to see the vast arrays of pork, beef and several types of fish. Other goods include different spices, rice, kitchenware, tea and much more. If you happen to walk by a vendor selling century egg (a duck, chicken or quail egg preserved for several weeks to months), don’t miss your chance to try out (own expense) this popular local Chinese delicacy!

Your knowledgeable tour guide, a Shanghai local, has over five years of experience in leading tours all over the city. Whether you choose to purchase any of the fresh goods or simply listen to your guide's stories and anecdotes, you will surely enjoy this Shanghai market experience.

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Private Colonial Walking Tour: Shanghai French Concession

Private Colonial Walking Tour: Shanghai French Concession - Shanghai, China
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$61.54

Journey back in time to French colonial China on this interesting private walking tour through the Shanghai French Concession. Learn from your expert local guide how this area was once owned by the French and served as the center of Catholicism in Shanghai ... More info ›

Journey back in time to French colonial China on this interesting private walking tour through the Shanghai French Concession. Learn from your expert local guide how this area was once owned by the French and served as the center of Catholicism in Shanghai. See sites like where the First Conference of the Communist Party took place and stroll through narrow alleys, passing quaint apartments, villas, parks and hidden spots that still hold much of their unique French character. This is a private tour just for you and your party.

Meet your guide at a predetermined location in Shanghai to begin your private walking tour through the Shanghai French Concession, a historical area that marks the period of French colonialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. With its quaint architecture and cobblestone paths, this area will make you feel as though you're strolling through Paris.

Learn about the history of this area, which was owned by the French government and served as the center of Catholicism in Shanghai. Hear about the cultural, social and political transitions that took place here, and visit Xin Tian Di, the site of the First Conference of the Communist Party.

Visit a beautiful French-style park and the former residence of Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China. As you stroll through streets filled with lovely apartments and villas from the early 1900s -- homes of both locals and many expatriates -- your guide will point out how this area retains its distinct French character.

Veer off the main streets and venture along back alleys for a glimpse of small-town Shanghai life. Reach Shanghai's interesting SOHO area, where you will have the opportunity to rest and explore Tianzifang, an arts and crafts enclave full of designer stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Your tour will end here.

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Small-Group Walking Tour: Shanghai Food Culture with a Culinary Expert

Small-Group Walking Tour: Shanghai Food Culture with a Culinary Expert - Shanghai, China

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$141.41

Discover the history of Shanghai’s food culture on this small-group walking tour of one of the city’s major wet markets. Led by an expert with extensive knowledge and professional experience of the city’s food and market industry, your tour of the New Zhenning Lu Market will provide you with an eye-opening experience of age-old Chinese food traditions ... More info ›

Discover the history of Shanghai’s food culture on this small-group walking tour of one of the city’s major wet markets. Led by an expert with extensive knowledge and professional experience of the city’s food and market industry, your tour of the New Zhenning Lu Market will provide you with an eye-opening experience of age-old Chinese food traditions. You’ll then enjoy a delectable meal at one of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants, Fu 1088, which serves authentic Shanghai cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

After meeting your expert guide, who has extensive knowledge and professional experience in Shanghai’s food and market industry, begin your walking tour of the New Zhenning Lu Market. Stroll past merchant stalls of this wet market and learn about a variety of topics connected to China’s food culture.


Your guide will teach you about agriculture-centered trading in Guangdong and the role that Anhui salt merchants play in Chinese cuisine. Hear about fundamental food and cooking concepts in China, such as the importance of sharing meals, the emphasis on freshness, the abundance of vegetables and the staple pork in the Chinese diet. Discover the politics of food as you learn about how communism has affected Chinese cuisine from the 20th century to today.


After an hour of exploring the market by foot, follow your guide to nearby Fu 1088, a high-end restaurant where you’ll enjoy an authentic Shanghai meal (for an additional cost). Rated four stars on TripAdvisor, this restaurant, located in a three-story colonial-style mansion and tucked behind an iron gate, offers a sophisticated dining atmosphere, with rooms furnished with cherry wood chairs and elegant chandeliers.


After getting seated in your private room, you will be introduced to the restaurant’s executive chef -- one of the most-celebrated chefs in the city. Then, dig into a luxurious spread of traditional Shanghai specialties carefully chosen by your guide in order to illustrate the concepts you’ve learned throughout your tour.


Although the menu changes daily, some of the dishes you may try include famous xun yu (smoked fish), hongshao rou (succulent braised pork belly) and drunken chicken (marinated and cooked with wine or liquor). As you delight in this delectable meal, enjoy the company of your fellow food lovers and learn more about China’s fascinating food culture from your guide.

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Private Shanghai Gangster Tour

Private Shanghai Gangster Tour - Shanghai, China

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$44.75

Take a tour through Shanghai with a colonial gangster and learn about the crime lords who once ruled the city like kings. From “Big Eared” Du with his lucky monkey heads to “Pockmarked” Huang and his police car drug distribution, Newman Tours lets you get to know some of the early 20th century’s most powerful gangsters, and find out why you wouldn’t want to cross them ... More info ›

Take a tour through Shanghai with a colonial gangster and learn about the crime lords who once ruled the city like kings. From “Big Eared” Du with his lucky monkey heads to “Pockmarked” Huang and his police car drug distribution, Newman Tours lets you get to know some of the early 20th century’s most powerful gangsters, and find out why you wouldn’t want to cross them. Enjoy a complimentary drink in a property that once belonged to one of the world’s most influential families all while learning how to cheat at Black Jack and Craps.

  • Meet your guide from Shanghai’s colonial criminal underworld outside Changshu Road metro station. See where one of the richest opium dealers in Shanghai once lived and discover how he avoided jail time when he got caught. 
  • Learn the art of chopstick pick-pocketing, and try it out on your fellow guests.Visit the luxurious mansion presented to Shanghai’s most powerful Chinese criminal mastermind, “Big Eared” Du, and find out why he was treated with such reverence. 
  • See the clubhouse in which “Big Eared” Du stored his opium, and find out how he prevented the police from arresting him. 
  • See where the Chinese customs officer once lived, and discover why he was such a thorn in the side of “Big Eared” Du.
  • Visit the mansion that was built by a Dutch con-man who got away with daylight robbery and learn about the nasty fate of the opportunist that later took over the house. 
  • See where the White Russians used to live and work, and find out why they outnumbered the French three to one in 1930s Shanghai.Stroll past the former home of Chiang Kai Shek, and find out just how corrupt he really was.

Optional Extra: Cops vs. Robbers Shooting Competition

After the gangster tour, take a free taxi (private vehicles available upon request) to a shooting range just a short drive away from the bar in which you have been learning your gambling tricks.

  • Arrive at the shooting range, where your guide will tell you about the guns you will be firing, explain how to use them safely, and give you tips about how to get the best score possible.
  • Before the shooting begins, will be split you into two teams: the cops and the robbers.
  • Take a deep breath before squeezing those triggers. You have fifteen minutes shooting with an air pistol and fifteen minutes shooting with an air rifle, and your best five shots with each weapon will count towards your total score.

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Half-Day Shanghai Old Town Market Private Walking Tour

Half-Day Shanghai Old Town Market Private Walking Tour - Shanghai, China

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

From USD
$18.00

This 4-hour private tour is designed to get a flavor of earthy part of the city for those who can only avail limited time or want to do some local shopping or try out some local food. You will see a bunch of various markets mainly and pass the old city wall, food street, old street, hidden alleyways and Shanghai old neighborhood area.

Choose either 9:00am or 1:00pm based on your booking time and meet up your guide at centrally located meet point (see voucher for details) ... More info ›

This 4-hour private tour is designed to get a flavor of earthy part of the city for those who can only avail limited time or want to do some local shopping or try out some local food. You will see a bunch of various markets mainly and pass the old city wall, food street, old street, hidden alleyways and Shanghai old neighborhood area.

Choose either 9:00am or 1:00pm based on your booking time and meet up your guide at centrally located meet point (see voucher for details).

First of all, visit the Bird and Flower Market where locals seek ideal pets and curios. One the way, walk through a food street, arrays of alleyways to see what are the top and seasonable dietary necessities at a fresh food market. Feel free to try some of the local snacks (at your own expense).

Pass the only remaining parts of old city wall, walk through a tract of old with new development around to reach a hidden local antique market in the commercialized Yu Garden (or City God Temple) zone. Carry on by weaving through around the crowds to get to the largest small commodity wholesale market (also for retail) adjacent to the Yu Garden. Finally, after walking through the Shanghai Old Street, you will end by a fabric market (tailors' market) for a happy ending. 

En route, you can have lunch at a recommended restaurant pursuant to your interests.

Your guide will give you adequate instructions and advice, no matter you choose to stay, go to another place or return to hotel.

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