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Shanghai Insiders

Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
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Amazing two-in-one experience

Jason is not only a super knowledgeable guide to the lesser known parts of Shanghai but is also a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SpikeRozz
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London, United Kingdom
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Fantastic way to experience the atmosphere of Shanghai down town!

We had a great sidecar tour last monday! Our guide learned us some things we didn’t know yet. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cin1802
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Shanghai, China
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Explore Shanghai by vintage vehicle. Recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air adventure comfortably seated in our vintage vehicles. Every tour is tailor made by your insider who is an expat who has been living in Shanghai for a minimum of 3 years. Shanghai Insiders is the friend of a friend you wished you had in a city you do not know. Don't forget to ask for our champagne option!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
Xintiandi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jason is not only a super knowledgeable guide to the lesser known parts of Shanghai but is also a great motor bike driver. Although the speeds around town are quite low, being in the open air on the pillion or in the side car gives...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for tour kind words, jason knows his thing and takes a lot of pleasure in sharing “his” Shanghai. We look forward to exploring more of Shanghai with you on a future trip! Safe travels!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great sidecar tour last monday! Our guide learned us some things we didn’t know yet. We were doubting with our 5 year old son if the 2 hours wouldn’t be too long. But as my daughter (8) said at the end: was...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, even our insider Arthur has to go to the bathroom once in a while so don't worry about your son's natural needs, not a problem at all! We hope that we'll get to explore more of China...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far THE BEST mode of transportation to see the city. I’ve done it twice and each time I see something new of the city - and I’ve been living in shanghai for more than a year now. Simply spectacular! The Insiders Jason...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, having returning passengers like yourself is a great reward for us as it shows we're doing it right! We look forward to exploring more of Shanghai with you in the future. Think of us when planning your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy with the tour and our guide Arthur. We will definitely book this tour for more visits onwards.

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Emma for your kind words, Arthur sends you the highest of fives and is looking forward to exploring more of Shanghai with you in the future! Safe travels

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing outing yesterday. Was a fabulous way for my 81 year old father to see some of the city which would otherwise have involved a lot of walking. Jason was very informative and took us to a number of spots that I...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Cindy for your very kind words, it was a true pleasure exploring Shanghai in your company and your dad's company! Can't wait to tour some more with you guys! Safe travels and take care!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sent my aunt and cousin on this tour as my husband and I had done it before and they said it was their best activity! Highlighting the FfC, the tour was personalised and full of.. insider information:) As my husband and I live in...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your returning business, this means the world to us! Think of us to experience Guilin or Xi'an on a future week end trip! Until then, take care and talk soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can you imagine to spend 4 hours in Shanghai in a sidecar with a rider passionate by art and motocircle. To go from gallery to gallery having a privileged contact with the gallery owners. So thank you Emmanuel for sharing your knowledge and the good...More

Thank Francis D
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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Francis for your very kind words, our contemporary art tour is a great addition to our tours and Emmanuel, being a former art gallery owner, is THE insider who masters it very well. We look forward to exploring more of China with you...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have to say this was our favorite experience in Shanghai. Our guide Sammy showed us everything and was able to answer every question we threw his way. We learned so much on his tour. He pointed out all of the best places to eat...More

Thank Mark P
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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you mark for your very kind words, we feed on reviews like yours as they show we're doing it right! I hope we'll get to explore more of China (or Morocco where we also operate) in the future with you! Until then, safe travels!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I had a 12 hour layover in Shanghai this past week and took the Maglev train (do this if you are able - it is incredible!) and then a taxi to meet Sammy for my sidecar tour. Unfortunately the taxi driver totally ripped me off...More

Thank FalconRick
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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you rick for your very kind words, Sammy's the longest running insider here and we're blessed to have him on the team. Let us know when you're back in town or if you want to explore more of the country as we operate in...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Get outside the taxi and out of the metro and see the old shanghai and streets like never before. Riding around in the motorcycle side car through the old town was a real treat. After living here almost two years, this tour showcased some of...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Shanghai Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you Curtis for your very kind feedback, we love the idea of being a must do! Let us know when you want to experience Xi'an, Guilin with over a week end or go on a longer trip on the Silk Road, Yunnan or Guizhou!...More

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book at insiders experience com is the one that works. Can you say where your re trying to connect to the website from? HK or mainland or elsewhere? Thanks and have fun!
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Hi there, It will either be out of town or in shanghai but both in the same day will be a lot. It’s doable but probably a bit much. Can you drop a mail via our website shanghaiinsiders (dotdom) so we can answer your... More
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