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Hi,there.Welcome to Shanghai!This is Tom,a tour guide with 11 years working experience.I know the best way to explore a city is walking around and talk with the locals.I'm very happy to share my experience of China with all of you.Looking forward to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
No.133, YuYuan Old Street, Shanghai 200041, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing tour! Our family of four, including two children ages 9 and 7, went off with Tom to Zhujiajiao for the morning. He picked us up at 7:30 and drove us about an hour west of Shanghai, divulging all sorts of interesting information...More

1  Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our great guide Tom escorted us through Khezi Gardens and through the maze of streets in Zhujiajiao Water Town. Tom was great, and flexible in tailoring the tour for us. He took us through the back streets so we got a real look at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time for me in China. I wanted a convenient and safe way to see Shanghai. The booking was seamless. My guide was Mark Yu and he picked me right on time. The first stop was old part of Shanghai which has...More

3  Thank akshayvir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic tour......Tom our Guide was amazing...very knowledgeable, informative and amazing English. Pointed out places of interest on way to water town. Great tour, great guide and an absolute must. Beautiful water town and can see how referred to as Venice of the East. Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience. Mark our tour guide helped us a lot with moving around the old city and river cruise. Would definitely give a 5*.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had a friend in town. As relatively new expats, we decided to use this tour. There were 5 of us total (3 adults, a 9 year old, and an 11 year old). Our tour guide, Tom, was excellent. Very professional. Spoke excellent English. Knew...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A great way to get a feel of Shanghai with limited time. The highlight was the authentic tea tasting ceremony. Frank, our guide spoke fluent English & gave us a lot of valuable information & history of Shanghai. We were transported around in a very...More

Thank FelicityEM
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We have just finished a trip to South Asia. Shanghai was our first and last destination. We booked all transfers from Pudong airport to our hotel and back to the airport and the maglev train station with Shanghai Driver Guide. We also booked a half-day...More

Thank Francisco K
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a fabulous evening in a private tour of the Shanghai city lights and a river cruise with Tom. Tom has impeccable English and is very professional while still personable. He is highly knowledgable regarding the history of Shanghai as well...More

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a private Sunday morning tour, our guide was Tom. The tour started at 9 am, Tom picked us up at our hotel. The tour ended with drop off at our hotel at around 3 pm as there was some slight traffic on...More

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Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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11 July 2018|
Response from ShanghaiDriverGuide | Property representative |
The price of the pick up service is US$65 for 5 people. The drop off service is US$60.
30 June 2018|
Response from ShanghaiDriverGuide | Property representative |
Hi Sorry. I didn't see it until now. I got your booking through tripadvisor. Next time you can call me to book tour or email me to book tours. Thank you. Regards Tom