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Shanghai Vacation Packages: 2 Days Shanghai City Tour with Old and New Landmarks

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Tour Style:
Shanghai is an intoxicating hybrid of ancient China and a prosperous modern metropolis, as such, it's full of variety. 2 Days Shanghai City Tour with Old and New Landmarks is the best way to explore the Old and New Shanghai, from traditional gardens, bustling shopping streets, historic buildings, and even to the top of a skyscraper! Experiencing both parts of this mix, you will never forget this extraordinary trip in Shanghai.

Duration: 2 Days, 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):
Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Nanjing Road, The Bund, Boat cruise on the Huangpu river

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Shanghai or Shanghai train station (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Shanghai or Shanghai train station (based on your requirement)

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

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

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

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Day 1

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

In the morning, your professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in Shanghai or Shanghai train station (based on your requirement) with a welcome signage "Shanghai Private Tour". One day tour in Shanghai includes the following attractions and activities:

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Your first stop is Shanghai Museum, one of China’s most esteemed and acclaimed museums. The Shanghai Museum houses a comprehensive collection that perfectly showcases the Middle Kingdom’s millennia old history. Spread over five floors, Covers most of the major categories of Chinese art with a collection of 12, 300 pieces in 21 categories of valuable cultural relics, including some donations from private collectors. Amongst the items are bronze, ceramics, jade, ancient calligraphy and seals. The excellent Chinese Minority Nationalities’ Art Gallery displays the arts, crafts and traditional clothing of China’s 55 minority groups.

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Next to Yuyuan Garden, the best private garden in Shanghai. It was considered the best garden in southeast China. It enjoyed a history over 400 years since its first establishment by Pan yunduan who had intended to bring happiness and pleasure to his parents and relatives. This garden which is a must for visitors from the foreign countries represents the past of Shanghai. The pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters in the garden all have unique characteristics. Next to the Garden is the most popular bazaar in Shanghai, here you can see a wide range of local street food, souvenirs, etc.

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Adjacent to the garden is the Yuyuan Bazaar, Originally there was just a temple (the City God Temple) that was built in the 15th Century. Today the area is also home to a lively market that specializes in traditional Chinese arts and crafts. You can pick some antiques, silk fans, bamboo articles, shell carvings, paintings, or you try some Shanghai Xiao Long Bao (Soup Dumplings), vegetarian buns, chicken soup to experience a little of the Shanghai culture.

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Continue your tour to Tianzifang in Taikang Road. It has become an amazing cluster of the trendy and cultural spots. It is an arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai, China. It comprises a neighborhood of labyrinthine alleyways off Taikang Road, and is therefore also referred to as Taikang Road or Taikang Lu. Tianzifang is known for small craft stores, coffee shops, trendy art studios and narrow alleys. It has become a popular tourist destination in Shanghai, and an example of preservation of local Shikumen architecture, with some similarities to Xintiandi.

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Your final stop is 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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Drive back to your hotel.

Day 2

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Nanjing Road, The Bund, Boat cruise on the Huangpu River
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, meet your guide at your hotel lobby. Drive you to Lujiazui Area of Pudong New District to visit “the Eye of Shanghai” - Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC). Stepping into Shanghai World Financial Center, your journey to the sky starts from the Sky Gate. You’ll enjoy a visual feast which shows you the rapid changes of Shanghai and the history of Huangpu River through high multi-media technology displays and the world’s most realistic miniature city model.

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Later, you'll be transferred to another popular landmark of Shanghai, Nanjing Road: When 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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Your lunch will be arranged at the local restaurant popular with the local people to stay away from the tourists' meals.

After lunch, enjoy the stunning view of 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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Later on, take Boat cruise on the Huangpu River, Sailing down the river, along the way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on both sides including such sights as the Yangpu Bridge, the Nanpu Bridge, and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. In addition, the varied western architecture on the west bank of the Huangpu River and the towering modern buildings on the east bank present a spectacular contrast, increasing the beauty and magnificence of the river.

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After the tour is finished, drive you back to your hotel or Shanghai train station.

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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Simon
Reviewed on 10 December 2019
Simon from Melbourne

Really excellent tour conducted by the very knowledgeable and personable, Penny.
She guided us through areas and sights that we would never have located ourselves, all with good humour.
Highly recommended 👌👌👌

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Tony Merriman
Reviewed on 06 November 2019
Our private Shanghai city Tour

Our tour guide, Simon is very informative, accomadating and helpful. Specially to my mother who is on a wheelchair. The tour was great. We ate delicious local chinese dumplings & noodles. We visited historical and modern places that Shanghai is known for. He even took pictures and sent them to us. It was a memorable experience.
Ps. We also have a very professional driver and felt safe during our trip. Highly recommend Shanghai Private Tour ans guide Simon.

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Pamela Sanders
Reviewed on 29 October 2019
Two days Shanghai sightseeing tour

We have just come back from a short weekend trip to Shanghai. It was our first visit to the city and we had no idea what to see especially as we were only there for two days. We booked this tour with Shanghai Private Tour based on reviews and I have to say that we were not disappointed. I feel that we have left with a good overview of what the city has to offer its tourists.

I cannot thank our guide Alex enough. To sum it up he was great - incredibly personable, knowledgable and great with my 8 year old daughter - we were a party of 3 adults and one child and all of us genuinely enjoyed the day and were not too overloaded with information or travel. Alex pitched it completely right. Thank you.

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Kenneth
Reviewed on 28 October 2019
The Best Tour of Shanghai with Shanghai Private Tour!

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our private tour with Penny as our guide. Penny knows her city well and her English is excellent. She shared so many interesting facts with us about the city and the Chinese people. Mary guided us through a typical Shanghai dumpling meal and introduced us to a number of dishes. It was her goal to make our trip to shanghai exactly as we wanted and she was extremely flexible. When I needed a rest she always knew a comfortable place to have a break. She was an asset when we shopped as well. Our driver was great throughout the tour. He dropped us off nearby our sightseeing and picked us up promptly when we were done. I highly recommend Shanghai Private Tour and be sure to ask for Mary to have a memorable experience.

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Ms. Janice Neal
Reviewed on 12 September 2019
Incredible two days personalized Shanghai tour

Booked a tour with Shanghai Private Tour for a personalized two days in Shanghai and from day one to the day of the tour were completely worry free! From day one, Bonnie was incredibly responsive and answered all my questions with ease. Leading up to the day of the tour, I met with Simon for a solo visit and he was so incredibly personal. He kept the same energy throughout the whole day and never showed and ounce of tiredness. Not only that but he was incredibly informative and went above and beyond his role to help me. HIGHLY recommend Shanghai Private Tour and guide Simon

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Katerina
Reviewed on 05 September 2019
Great two days Shanghai highlights tour

The tour was great for first timer in Shanghai. Our tour guide, Mr. David was doing a great job. He is knowledgeable, professional and friendly, with a great sense of humour. He understood our preferences and tailored the tour accordingly. The view from SWFC was really breathtaking. Yu Garden was great but avoid high seasons period otherwise will be even more crowd and the place is not really huge to cater too many people. I have visited Shanghai before but only this time taking the tour and it was great. We would recommend David to any friends visiting Shanghai.

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Kathy M
Reviewed on 23 July 2019
Day tour in Shanghai WAS AWESOME!!

We explored Shanghai city as a family group with the lovely tour guide Nancy. Literally, Nancy made our tour today unforgettable and enjoyable too, she is really good in communication with the visitors by exchanging helpful information about a specific places. Also, she is so friendly and flexible in selecting places you want to visit the most. We had visit local places which are cool, special and unique where the majority of international visitors won’t know about it. Thank you Shanghai Private Tour for the awesome tour and looking forward to enjoy the next trip.

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Fatima
Reviewed on 27 February 2019
An excellent two days Shanghai tour package with Shanghai Private Tour

I had an amazing two days Shanghai tour with David ( tour guide). The car was very comfortable, the tour guide was well conversant in English and very friendly, he also had ample knowledge about the various sites he took us too. The hotel recommendation from Shanghai Private tour was great also. We would recommend this tour to everyone.

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Jacob
Reviewed on 27 February 2019
Amazing two days Shanghai tour

We truly had an amazing time in Shanghai with this two days Shanghai package tour. It was epic! Our guide was incredible! The driver and comfort of the vehicle was 5 Star! Then! The lunch! Oh my! Unbelievable! So wonderful! We truly are so very grateful and happy! Great job!!!

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Christopher
Reviewed on 23 February 2019
A perfect 2 days shanghai tour package with guide David

We could not have chosen a better service linking us to our wonderful travel agency. This was our first time using Shanghai Private Tour, so we were a bit hesitant. But it turned out to be the best decision we could have made. They got us in touch with a couple of travel agencies, and we chose this company for our 2 days shanghai package tour.They provided excellent and pleasant communication throughout our planning phase, and connected us with very professional local tour guides. A special thank you to our travel agent who helped us plan our trip, and our guide David. He helped us in giving my dad the trip of a lifetime. Thank you to Shanghai Private Tour ! We will gladly book again!

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