Shanghai is the representative of modern China, it also earns its fame more with its modern and advanced development. However, it also has the unique charm with its past due to its complicated old history. What’s more, due to the happiest place in the world—Disneyland Park, Shanghai has attracted more and more tourists here and she never let her visitors down. Take this 5 days Shanghai Classic Tour to realize your fairy tale dream and experience the unique water town.
Highlights of this tour: *Come to Yu Garden to appreciate the architectural beauty of classical gardens. *Wander around the lively Yuyuan Market. *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. *Enjoy the Acrobatic Show, which is one of the best theaters in China. *Make your dream of fairy tales come true at Shanghai Disneyland Park. *Walking around the ancient Zhujiajiao water town to explore the ancient China.
Upon your arrival at Shanghai Airport/train station, our local driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name and then transfer to downtown hotel for checking-in(no guide service).
Our tour guide and the driver will pick you up again from your hotel lobby, go to enjoy the Acrobatic Show, which one of the best theaters in China. You will definitely be amazed by the perfect balance and agility of the daring acrobats and wonder how they manage to control their body so well.
After the tour finished, transfer back to your hotel.
Shanghai is an intoxicating hybrid of ancient China and a prosperous modern metropolis. Today, your exploration begins with the beautiful Yuyuan Garden. Yuyuan Garden is a masterpiece of classical gardens and a must-visit place in Shanghai. There are over 40 scenic spots scattered in the garden. While you navigate the garden at the company of your tour guide, you will understand more about profound traditional Chinese culture fully embodied in every nook and cranny of the garden.
After visiting the pretty Yuyuan Garden, you will 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.
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
After lunch, climb the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to obtain a panoramic view of Shanghai’s dramatic city landscape.
Then you will go to tick off Shanghai World Financial Center, a tall skyscraper in Pudong New Area. It boasts a total of 104 floors with 3 floors under the ground and 101 floors above the ground, among which Floor 94, 97 and 100 serves as sightseeing halls. You will have chance to see for yourself and go up to the 100th floor to have a marvelous panoramic view of the Huangpu River. Walking on the 55-meter long transparent sightseeing corridor will be an exciting experience.
Nanjing Road is the earliest shopping street in Shanghai. Your tour guide will point out the four time-honored department stores, Yong’an Company, Xianshi Company, Xinxin Company and Daxin Company, from which you can get a bit history of this commercial street. If you want to try some delicious food, the street definitely will not disappoint you.
The last stop is the Bund, which is one of the most sought-after places in Shanghai because of its historic significance and impressive view. Some Chinese couples even choose the Bund to take their wedding photos. You will love walking along the waterfront, watching the ships passing, and appreciating the old colonial buildings.
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.
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.
Next, you’ll be transferred to Tianzifang which is touristic arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated traditional residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai. It is the typical tourist attraction to appreciate the preservation of local Shikumen architecture. In this place full of rich flavor of life, you can leisurely stroll along the clean old alleys to watch the daily life of local Shanghai people, savor a cup of drink at the open-air café, and find some interesting things in the novel shops to feel the international feature mixed with real Shanghai culture.
Later, 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.
The last stop is to take a relaxing Huangpu River cruise to see the city’s most significant edifices and streets sparkling under the atmospheric cover of darkness (about 50 minutes).
After the tour finished, transfer back to your hotel.
Today you will go to visit theZhujiajiao 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 tour finished, transfer to the airport or train station for your departure.
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.