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Private Tour

Best of Shanghai Full Day Tour

Get to the heart of this fascinating city in our best of Shanghai full day tour.
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Things to know

Duration:

6 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

  • Jade Buddha Temple 
  • Yuyuan Garden 
  • Old City of God Temple 

Type of tour:

Walking tour - the cost of all public transport is included between sights. Your guide will help you with this.

Other inclusions:

Transport, including a ferry ride across the Huangpu River 
Gratuities optional
Customisable - simply ask us
Meeting points: Shanghai Museum Entrance

What makes this tour special

Known as the ‘Paris of the Orient’, Shanghai is steeped in culture, history and glamour in equal measure. Get to the heart of this fascinating city in our best of Shanghai full day tour.

Temple, Museum and The Square

Your day begins at the famous Jade Buddha Temple, home to a priceless collection of jade statues. The temple is designed in the breathtaking architectural style of the Song Dynasty and is the base of the Shanghai Buddhist Institute. Continue on to People’s Square. This beautiful green spacer is a hub of daily activity and you will be surrounded by other well-known attractions, such as the great Shanghai Museum. 

Old Shanghai

Your adventure moves on to Shanghai Old Town and the enchanting Yuyuan Garden. You will see the old style buildings of the Ming and Qing Dynasty and have the chance to stop and try delicious local delicacies recommended by your guide. You will also visit the revered  Old City of God Temple and learn about its status in Taoism.

Shanghai Today

Move on the from the traditional and learn more about Shanghai’s present as you head down to the exciting Tianzifang - the ‘Soho of Shanghai’. Then walk along the most famous landmark, the Bund. From this beautiful waterfront, enjoy a perfect end to your day as you take a ferry ride across the Huangpu River to the futuristic Pudong on the east. 

Travel Curious Tip: Visit Shanghai Museum in your own time. This magnificent museum boasts over 120,000 pieces and is designed in line with traditional Feng Shui principles. 

We built this tour because it invites travellers to explore Shanghai's highlights in the space of a day. 

What you'll see

Jade Buddha Temple
Home to two priceless Burmese jade statues, it was built during the Qing Dynasty.
People's Square
This spectacular space in the heart of the city is a hub of activity.
Shanghai Museum
The museum has over 120,000 pieces of ancient chinese art and is arranged in line with Feng Shui principles,
Old Town Shanghai
Situated inside Shanghai's ancient walled city, it is at least 1000 years old and bursting with history.
Old City God Temple
Built to protect the people, the gods here are regarded as patron saints in Taoism.
Yuyuan Garden and Bazaar
Visit the garden then get lost in the bustling bazaar where vendors sell their wares in hidden lanes.
Tianzifang
Known as the 'Soho of Shanghai', this area was originally a lane factory but now an entertainment hotspot.
The Bund
As the city's stand out landmark, this remarkable waterfront is perfect for strolling and people-watching.
Huangpu River
With Pudong to the East and Puxi to the west, the Huangpu river connects both sides of the city.
Ferry Ride
With their century old transport history in Shanghai, ferry boats remain a popular choice.
Pudong
This futuristic district epitomises 'New Shanghai' and cements its place in the global economy.
Xie ke huang
A pastry shaped like a crab shell. It is a speciality in the region and comes with a variety of fillings.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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