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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights - with unbiased reviews

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

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With a population of nearly 25 million and centuries of history, Shanghai can be daunting. Make the most of your time there with a private guide on this fully customizable tour. Get an overview of the highlights, or dig in deeper at specific sites. Hotel pickup adds extra convenience, while upgrade options include transportation by private car (regular tour travels by taxis and metro) plus covered lunch and entrance fees.
  • Get to know Shanghai at your own pace with a private guide
  • Check off the star attractions of Shanghai, old and new
  • See highlights like Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, and the Bund
  • Choose from three different tour packages to suit your travel style
What to Expect
Your private guide will meet you in your central Shanghai hotel. Be sure to tell them if there’s anything you’d like to focus on during your tour as your day is fully customizable. A typical tour starts in Shanghai’s fashionable French Concession. Watch the locals ballroom dancing, practicing tai chi, or singing in Fuxing Park, and explore its charming avenues. Next, visit the Jade Buddha temple, home to two exquisite jade statues from Myanmar, and People’s Square with its striking modern architecture and weekend Marriage Market. After lunch, visit the 400-year-old Yu Garden and the old-fashioned teahouse and bazaar nearby. Stroll the Bund and soak up views of Shanghai’s stunning skyline. Finally, explore the trendy Xintiandi district. Of course, you can modify this itinerary to best match your interest. Whatever you choose, your tour end with your guide escorting you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
  • Professional and knowledgeable local guide
  • Private tour services
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off (Only for hotels located in downtown area. Pick up does not include hotels in the outskirts such as Jiading, Songjiang ,Qingpu ,Jinqiao, Chuansha in Pudong areas etc. If your hotel is not in the downtown area your guide will give you instructions to the meeting point downtown)
  • Local Lunch and entrance fees (If " All Inlcusive Tour" is booked)
  • Experienced driver with air-conditioned car (Only if related tour option is booked)
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch, and entrance fees (if " All Inclusive Tour " is not booked)
  • Entrance fee to observation deck of the top tower
  • Optional tea tasting /ceremony
  • Please note: The tour is for upto 8hours, it can be extended at USD 25.00 per hour after 8hours.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is NOT wheelchair friendly
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • If your hotel is not located in downtown Shanghai, an arrangement can be made to meet near the downtown area
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dream311626 wrote a review 4 Dec
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We were very lucky to have Julie as our guide! She is a wonderful person and experienced guide! Her English was excellent and she is very knowledgeable about both old and new Shanghai. She provided us with an understanding of the history, culture, architecture, traditions,
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Date of experience: November 2019
xvbiax wrote a review 2 Dec
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My husband and myself had an amazing day with our tour guide Feifei. She was very friendly and gave us so much information about the history, culture and traditions of the city. We covered a lot in just one day. We visited the Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, China Town
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Date of experience: November 2019
Familyfreund wrote a review 2 Dec
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During our recent trip to China we had many tour guides in various cities. In each case, we were fortunate enough to have private tours. Our experience with Lee as a driver was fantastic. First of all, his car was modern and impeccable and comfortable-to the point that we could
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Date of experience: November 2019
AVO wrote a review Nov 2019
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Brilliant day out with Rita! Got to know so much about the history, culture and traditions. Shared tasty dumplings, pork and noodles over lunch after visiting the temple and a silk workshop. The afternoon was off to the Old town, the gardens and then shopping at The local
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Date of experience: December 2019
SLO wrote a review Nov 2019
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We had a fabulous full-day tour with FeiFei! She is extremely knowledgeable about all topics Shanghai - history, culture, food, trends, shopping, etc. and explained everything in a way that was easy to understand, interesting and fun! We were able to pack a lot into one day -
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Date of experience: November 2019
Key Details
  • Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao), Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and 18 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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