Shanghai is one of the gateway cities in China and chosen as the must-visit destination by many travelers to open their China holiday. It impresses visitor with remarkable mixture of ancient and modern sights in China. The elegant Yuyuan Garden, the happiest place in the world—Shanghai Disneyland Park, and Zhujiajiao Water Town which is dubbed “the Venice of Shanghai” will give you a completely wonderful holiday experience in just 3 days. Follow us to find more in China.
Highlights of this tour: *Come to Yu Garden to appreciate the architectural beauty of classical gardens. *Wander around the lively Yuyuan Market. *Make your dream of fairy tales come true at Shanghai Disneyland Park. *Walking around the ancient Zhujiajiao water town to explore the ancient China.
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Tickets entrance fee + Hotel with breakfast
Take morning high speed train G5/07:00-11:40 from Beijing South to Shanghai. Upon arrival, our local tour guide and the driver will pick you up on time by holding a board with your name on it.
Then you will be escorted toYuyuan Garden. It is a representative of classical Chinese gardens with elegant pavilions, old bridges, artistic rockeries, small ponds, etc. It was originally built by Pan Yunduan in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty for his parents to enjoy their old age in peace. The garden has gone through a lot in the over 400 years’ history. It was once deserted at the death of Pan Yunduan, restored by new owners, badly damaged during the Opium War, and reopened in 1961 after a lot of repairs. You will enjoy the beauty of nature walking in the narrow alleyways of the garden, amaze yourself at China’s classic gardening art, and see the ancient side of the metropolitan Shanghai.
Afterwards, step out the garden and wander around the lively Yuyuan Market. You can get everything here from traditional Chinese crafts like chopsticks, fans, and pottery to local delicacies such as steamed buns, crab shell cake, and pork chop with rice cakes. Don’t forget to haggle for a better price. After the tour, you will be escorted to hotel and check in.
Our local driver will pick you up from your hotel in Shanghai city center area. Drive for about 1 hour to Disneyland Park.
Today your dream of fairy tales will come true at Shanghai Disneyland Park, the happiest place in the world. Open in 2016, it is the first Disneyland theme park in mainland China. Numerous adults and children come here pursuing their beautiful dreams. You can take photos with the classic Disney characters, feast on fantastic food, and shop around for nice gifts. There are so many interesting experiences waiting for you, such as warm welcome on Mickey Avenue, soaring over the horizon, and roaring rapids. Prepare for a wild time!
Our driver will be waiting for you in the parking lots where him dropped you off, and then transfer back to your hotel in Shanghai.
Our English Speaking Tour guide and the driver will pick you up from your hotel in Shanghai city center area. Drive for about 1 hour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, dubbed “the Venice of Shanghai”, has a history of more than 1,700 years. Walking around the ancient water town, you will feel like traveling back to the Ming and Qing dynasties with elegant stone bridges across the rivers and plenty of old buildings around you. You can stroll around the streets to see as many things as possible, and you can optionally have a relaxing gondola ride to truly experience the charm of water town.
After the water town tour, our guide and driver will escort you to Shanghai Hongqiao Train Station and take the train G14/15:00-19:36 back to Beijing South Train Station. Service end.
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.