This 4 days Shanghai private tour package will show you the famous must-see attractions such as Nanjing Pedestrian Road, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple… This metropolitan city is full of story waiting for you to know about. Take this tour to have a great time in Shanghai you will cherish for a lifetime.
Highlights of this tour: *Trace the history and development of Shanghai in Shanghai Museum *Stroll on People Square and Nanjing Road to have a glimpse of the local lifestyle. *Enjoy the charming night scenery of Shanghai on The Bund or taking a Huangpu River Cruise. *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 *Find how Shanghai has the name of “Oriental Paris” due to Former French Concession.
AM: Today's first stop is Shanghai Museum ( closed on every Monday ). The museum houses millions of collections and especially features bronze wares, porcelain works, paintings and calligraphy works. 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.
Then you will walk toNanjing 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 that attracts thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will continue to visit the new development zone in Pudong – Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone. It is also home to a few skyscrapers such as Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building. We’ll take the elevator to the 88-storey Observation Deck of Jinmao Tower to have a bird’s eye view of Huangpu River. After descending Jinmao Tower, drive back to your hotel.
AM: After breakfast please meet your guide and driver in hotel lobby. We will start today’s tour 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 we will continue to visit the hundred-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. Next, come to the Former French Concession, the largest and most prosperous concession among all the four French concessions in old China. From 1849 to 1943, this area was ruled by France for almost a century. Here your tour guide will reveal a history of humiliation and you will see many old beautiful European style buildings which look very charming hidden in the shade of French parasol trees. Then you will take a walk in Longtangs to see another side of Shanghai people’s life. At last you will pay a visit to Xintiandi Area to enjoy some leisure time.
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.