Through this Shanghai classic city tour, the knowledgeable tour guide will show you the history and culture of Shanghai city in a vivid way. You will visit Oriental Pear TV Tower, People Square, Old French Concession, The Bund, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, and Tianzifang. Pick this tour to visit Shanghai at your pace!
Oriental Pearl TV Tower, People’s Square, Former Frence Concession, Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Center, Xintiandi, Nanjing Road, The Bund.
AM: You will be picked up by our tour guide at your hotel lobby in Shanghai. Firstly we will head to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in the Pudong District which is the tallest TV tower in Asia and a symbol of modern Shanghai due to its unique style and the height. Afterward, we will move to People’s Square, a spectacular garden-type open space in the heart of the city surrounded by buildings and facilities for administration, cultural activities, transportation and commerce. Then 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.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: The next stop is Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Center which showcases the ever-changing face of Shanghai and is an essential visiting point for those interested in the evolution of the city. Then pay a visit to Xintiandi which 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 next stop is the Nanjing Road which is one of the most bustling place of Shanghai. You will have a better idea about “modern” Shanghai here. Afterwards, you will visit the soul of Shanghai, the Bund. Stroll at the Bund to appreciate the unique charm of this beautiful city. After one day’s trip, drive back to your hotel.
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.