This tour covers all the must-see sites in Shanghai. Be captivated by the glamour of this international city, learn about its history, recognize its natural beauty and be awed by its skyscrapers.
Day 01: Arrive in Shanghai
Upon arrival at airport or train station, your personal guide will be waiting for you with your name sign after you claim your luggage. You will be transferred to your hotel with a private car and experienced driver. Free for the rest of the day.
More to discover: Shanghai has a lot that you can discover easily on your own. For evening entertainment going to watch an acrobatic show or experiencing a local bar would be interesting. Feel free to ask your guide for more suggestions.
Day 02: Shanghai City Tour (B,L)
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel in the morning. They will plan the route perfectly based on the traffic to maximize your time. Shanghai Museum is one of the four largest museums in China. It has a huge collection of Chinese ancient art. It is the most ideal place to learn about Chinese history from an art perspective. Yuyuan Garden, a privately-owned garden built in the Ming Dynasty, is exquisite and represents the classical style of Chinese gardens. The pavilions, corridors, streams, and courtyards are in great harmony. Continue on to Yuyuan Bazaar outside of the garden. It can be lots of fun watching local people shopping and eating around. It is recommended that you try the famous Nanxiang Steamed Stuffed Bun. Your guide will pick a popular local restaurant for your lunch. With help from your guide, you could order some typical Shanghai-ness food to try. After lunch, you will head to the eastern side of Huangpu River to admire the second tallest construction in mainland China, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC). You will experience the fastest elevator taking you from ground floor all the way up to 94th, 97th and 100th floor. The 55-meter long glass corridor is the best place to look down on both sides of Huangpu River. The last stop will be the Bund. With classical architecture on one side of the street and modern skyscrapers on the other side over the river, it will give you a sense of Shanghai’s prosperity in both times gone past and today.
Good to know: A variety of nice dining places are located on the Bund. Try some of them for high tea or supper and enjoy the great view.
Day 03: Departure for Your Next Destination (B)
Your guide and driver will be ready to take you to the airport or train station for your next destination.