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Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

From $55 per person

Tour Style:
This Shanghai day tour is specially designed by Shanghai private tour for people who are tight on time.Flexible on the start and finish time,includs all the must-see highlights in Shanghai.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):
Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession

Pick-up point:
Shanghai Train Station/airport or hotel lobby in Shanghai where you stay

Finishing point:
Shanghai Train Station/airport or hotel lobby in Shanghai where you stay

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash, Wire, Paypal, WesternUnion, Wechat, Alipay

Available: Daily (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)

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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: No Meal

Our Shanghai private tour guide and driver will meet you at the lobby of hotel(Exit of train station/airport) and escort you to start the Full-day incredible shanghai highlight tour.

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In the morning, first drive you to visit Yuyuan Garden: The largest one of Shanghai ancient gardens with Ming and Qing architectural styles decorated by beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes, bridges and rockeries. The garden was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. 

Yu in Chinese means pleasing and satisfying, and this garden was specially built for Pan's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. 

Yuyuan Garden is the only fully restored classical Chinese garden in Shanghai. It has a total area of 20,000 square meters. Although the Garden occupies less than five acres, demonstrates perfectly the sophisticated art of combining several different elements to create a world in miniature - ingeniously mingling pavilions and corridors, small hills and carefully selected and well-placed rocks, lotus ponds, bridges, winding paths, and trees and shrubs.

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Next, head to The Bund. The Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area is in the eastern part of Huangpu District centers on a section of Zhongshan Road ,which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing the high, modern skyscrapers of Pudong,Traditionally, the Bund begins at Yan'an Road in the south and ends at Waibaidu Bridge in the north, The Shanghai Bund on which you can embrace the best cityscape, feast on the rich architectural fashions ( Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style, etc.) and know why Shanghai is glorified as "Paris of the East". There are a number of attractions in the area, such as Shanghai World Financial Center, The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Century Park, Century Boulevard, Jinmao Tower etc. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Shanghai.

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Your lunch will be arranged at the local restaurant popular with the local people to stay away from the tourists' meals. (At your own expense or ask your guide to recommend some other restaurants if you have special dietary needs.)

After lunch, continue the tour to Shanghai museum. The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. The museum was founded in 1952 and was first open to the public in the former Shanghai Racecourse club house, now at 325 West Nanjing Road,rebuilt at its current location in 1996, it is considered one of China's first world-class modern museums. The museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art.

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In the afternoon, visit the Nanjing RoadWhen people mention Shanghai's Nanjing Road, they're probably talking about East Nanjing Road, a pedestrian shopping street running for blocks between the northeast corner of People's Square and the Bund. Nanjing Road, 5.5 km in full length, enjoys the reputation as China No. 1 commercial center. It was the earliest commercial street in Shanghai since the city opened to the outside world.On both sides of the street, there are more than 360 malls, department stores, specialized shops, restaurants and cultural and recreational facilities, which receive more than 1.5 million customers everyday. In the day - time, the street is crowned with visitors and when the night falls, the colorful neon lights make the street more attractive.

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And then arrived at the Jade Buddha Temple: The Jade Buddha Temple, also known as the Shanghai Yufo Temple, is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Shanghai, China. The Jade Buddha Temple was founded in 1882 by Abbot Hui Gen during the reign of Emperor Guang Xu (1875-1908) of the Qing Dynasty and burned down after having been occupied during the 1911 revolution. The temple takes its name from the original two white jade Buddha statues that abbot Hui Gen brought with him from Burma—a sitting statue about 1.95 m (almost 6 1/2 ft) in height and a smaller reclining Buddha.

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The last one to visit is Old French Concession, listen as your guide sets the historical scene and directs your attention to cobbled streets and wrought-iron railings reminiscent of 19th-century Paris. Hear of the radical cultural transformation that occurred at the site of the First Conference of the Communist Party and absorb the botanical beauty of a French-style park during your stroll.  

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After the tour ends drive you back to your hotel or train station/airport.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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Jeffrey
Reviewed 27 February 2019
One day Shanghai sightseeing tour with guide Sharon

I was very satisfied with the tour. If anything, it exceeded my expectations. My guide Sharon spoke excellent English, was very knowledgeable and accommodating to my needs. In addition, she was very friendly, and we saw all of the major sites in Shanghai. I would recommend this tour without any hesitation to my friends or to anyone going to Shanghai.

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Michelle
Reviewed 23 February 2019
A wonderful day trip in shanghai with tour guide Jason

This was a first class trip all the way! Highly recommend for anyone traveling to Shanghai. From the time my husband and I had the idea to visit Shanghai, to the end of our journey, we were exceptionally cared for and our trip surpassed all expectations. Jason worked with us to plan the trip, we gave him ideas of what we wanted to do, and he made it possible within our budget and timeline. The food at a local restaurant recommended by our guide Jason was delicious beyond description...the transportation arranged for us was always on time. Jason, our tour guide made us feel like we were in the movies...he was so well spoken and full of passion and history of the places we visited. We will most definitely do another tour of China and we'd use Shanghai Private Tour. Thanks to everyone for the trip of a lifetime.

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Aki Lewis
Reviewed 19 February 2019
The tour guide was awesome

Our Guide Nancy was excellent. Great english and Knowledgeable. Unfortunatley Shanghai City Tour did not coordinate travel times and lacked anticipation of the travel times. We communicated our time availability to see the Bund, Nanjing Road, We're not a museum enthusiast, but our guide makes it interesting. Thanks.

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Jeremy Koh
Reviewed 18 February 2019
What a lovely day in Shanghai

Thanks for the tour service from Shanghai private tour, we confirmed the tour two days ago in spite of the weather was not so good, but we had an unforgettable day with our tour guide jenny, she was excellent. She answered all my questions quickly and efficiently. We visited the bund, Yuyuan Garden and strolling in Nanjing Road, Shanghai is a fantastic city. Highly recommended Shanghai Private Tour. I will book their services for the next trip.

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