This tour is specially suitable for those who have limited time but want to have a visit of the must-visit tourist attractions. This 2 days Shanghai tour package that covers Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai History Museum, The Bund, Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai World Financial Center. You will have a chance to visit all of them at just 2 days. Join us to tailor make your best tours.
Highlights of this tour: *Visit one of Shanghai’s iconic cultural landscapes—Oriental Pearl TV Tower *Stroll on People Square and Nanjing Road to have a glimpse of the local lifestyle. *Trace the history and development of Shanghai in Shanghai Museum *Enjoy the charming night scenery of Shanghai on The Bund. *Come to Yu Garden to appreciate the architectural beauty of classical gardens. *Look deep into the local lifestyle in Shanghai Old Street. *Find a piece of pure land in the downtown area—Jade Buddha Temple
Shanghai is an intoxicating hybrid of ancient China and a prosperous modern metropolis. Today, your exploration begins with the Shanghai Museum at People’s Square (closed on each Monday). Established in 1952, the Shanghai Museum has a collection of more than 120,00 rare cultural pieces from the Old Stone Age to modern times. Finish the exploration of history, stroll on People Square to have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. The square now is most famous for its match-making corner where parents try to seek partners for their children.
After then you’ll pay a visit to Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People’s Square which showcases the ever-changing face of Shanghai and is an essential visiting point for tourists who are interested in the evolution of the city.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, climb the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to obtain a panoramic view of Shanghai’s dramatic city landscape.
Then continue to visit the Nanjing Pedestrian Road. We will start at the Bund in the east and end in the west at the junction of Jing’an Temple and Yan’an West Street. Today it is a must-see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world. Wander from the eastern end of Nanjing Road to the Bund. The Bund (Waitan) is one of the most famous landmarks in Shanghai. Standing on the bank of Huangpu River, the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance are a symbol of Shanghai’s past.
At last, pay a visit to Xintiandi, which are transformed from the original residence function of Shikumen longtang (local lane) of old Shanghai into a must-visit mall which integrates fashion, leisure, culture, food and shopping for visitors home and abroad and filled with various kinds of stores.
After one day’s wonderful Shanghai tour, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.
AM: You will meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby. Today’s adventure starts with Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built for Pan’s parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs. Then take a walk on Shanghai Old Street, with a total length of 825 meters, the architectural style and business layout show the historical and cultural evolution of old Shanghai from the Ming and Qing dynasties to the fusion of western culture.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, you will continue to visit the hundreds-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen.
Then you will spend some leisure time at Tianzifang which was transformed from Nongtangs built in the 1930s. Taking a walk here, you will meet various creative shops, galleries, and coffee bars. Those architecture styles will remind you of the good old days.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.