Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Past and Present
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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Past and Present

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Past and Present

1 day
Full Day
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Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Shanghai

Yuyuan Garden is located in the center of Shanghai old quarters. It was a private garden built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, with typical Chinese classic architecture and style. The complex covers an area of 2 hectares, with rockeries, pavilions, ponds and corridors. Wander through the decorative and calming landscapes, camera in hand, and learn about the garden’s history.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai

Built in 1918, Jade Buddha Temple is a very popular Buddhist temple among local people. The main treasures are two statues of Buddha imported from Burma by sea. They were carved from rare single blocks of white jade adorned with precious stones. The temple is a hive of activities with monks, worshipers and visitors.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Shikumen Museum, Shanghai, Shanghai

Shikumen also called "stone gate", is a style of housing, where 80% of Shanghainese was born and grow up before 1990s. Now with the economy developing, Shikumen has changed a lot, turns into a gathering place with bars, tea houses and entertainment centers. However, you still could take a glance at Wu Li Xiang, which is a small exhibition of the old Shanghainese' home furnishings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Shanghai

This 1.5-kilometer-long embankment runs along the western bank of Huangpu River. On its west side it is the "architecture gallery" with 52 well-preserved old European style buildings. Once the major trading and commercial center of old Shanghai, the Bund has now taken on new vitality, with futuristic developments, chic restaurants, top end shops and bars offer plenty to see and do-and by night it's magic!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Shanghai

Nanjing Road is the most famous and busiest shopping street in Shanghai. From time-honored traditional Chinese brand stores to international designer boutiques, Nanjing Road is a shopping paradise where you can find everything. There are also many hotels, restaurants, theaters and shopping malls. It's a fascinating glimpse of modern, commercial China.

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • All admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • Hotel pickup and drop off services are available within the middle ring zone of Shanghai.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Comfortable vehicle with A/C
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Personal expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Vegetarian or gluten-free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • You will receive details about the tour guide and pickup in your voucher the day before. And the tour guide will also call you via hotel or leave a message for you about pickup time the night before tour.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off services are available within the Middle Ring Zone of Shanghai.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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