1-Day Shanghai Old and New Highlights Tour (Private)
Attractions: Shanghai Old Downtown, Yu Garden, The Bund, Pudong New Area, People's Square, Shanghai Museum, Old French Concession.
Tour Code: SP001 Tour Duration: 08:00-17:00
Tour Type: Private Tour
Price Inclusion: Hotel pick-up and drop-off service; Private car or minivan with driver; Private English speaking tour guide; Entrance tickets; Lunch.
Including pick up from your hotel lobby, a professional English-speaking guide, entrance tickets and local lunch, this full day tour will let you explore classic and modern Shanghai – a huge, glamourous, international metropolis boasting a long history. During this tour, you will experience Shanghai’s classic and modern sides. Yu Garden is one of Shanghai’s best-preserved ancient Chinese private gardens, filled with glittering pools, fragrant flowers and pavilions. The Bund, a one mile stroll, boasts spectacular views with towering skyscrapers, bright lights, Shanghai’s most exclusive hotels and has more than 50 individual architectural styles. The Bund is reminiscent of the time when Shanghai was at the center of the Chinese economy and culture in the late 19th and early 20th century. Moreover, the charming Old French Concession offers a chance to view what the old colonial French quarter used to resemble with its gorgeous tree-lined avenues. Today, these long avenues are filled with hip cafe’s, restaurants and art galleries.
This tour starts with pick up from your Shanghai downtown hotel lobby at around 08:30 from your given hotel location. The guide will contact you at your hotel one day in advance or leave a message to confirm the pick-up time.
In the morning, head to visit Shanghai Old Street. The architecture and layout of the shops in this street are in harmony with the buildings in Yuyuan Garden, which is the largest of Shanghai’s ancient gardens containing stunning examples of Ming and Qing architecture. Stroll around the old street and the top attraction of Yuyuan Gardens to learn about the rich history there, absorb it’s tranquil atmosphere, and experience part of the Shanghai culture.
Move on to the symbol and highlight of Shanghai – The Bund. Have a break to taste and shop at the tea house, then take a stroll along the Bund, enjoying the incredible skyline views of colonial architecture and giant skyscrapers, and see the most famous 26 buildings constructed with different architectural styles on the Bund.
Then, visit Shanghai Museum, located in the center of Shanghai in People’s Square, where you can explore the ancient Chinese art and cultural treasures with your knowledgeable tour guide. Later, enjoy a shopping visit to Pearl City, where you can explore the traditional Shanghai alley at Tianzifang, and stroll around the Old French Concession to experience the atmosphere and architecture within the old colonial French quarter.
To conclude the tour, the guide will transfer you back to the hotel.
Included in the Tour Price Downtown hotel pick-up and drop-off service; Private car or minivan with driver; Private English-speaking tour guide; Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary; Chinese lunch.
Not included in the Tour Price Gratuities (recommended)
Additional Information The day before your tour departure, your tour guide will call your hotel room to inform you of your departure time before 21:00 that evening. Alternatively, the tour guide will leave a message for you if you are not in your hotel. If you have not received any contact from your guide, you can call our tour manager emergency number to confirm your time. (Michael Wang: 13381057840)