Highlights of Shanghai
As the largest and most prosperous city in China, Shanghai is a great combination of ancient culture and massive modern buildings. During this 3-day tour, you will visit the elaborate traditional Yuyuan Garden, walk along the busy Bund area and take an elevator to the top of the Shanghai World Financial Center to have a bird’s eye view of Shanghai city. This tour will show you the most highlights in Shanghai.
Highlights of Shanghai Tour Custom Itinerary
Day 1: Your personal guide will wait for you at the airport arrival hall, holding your name sign. The driver is ready to transfer you to the hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. Your guide will help you with the hotel check-in, the rest of the day is free for you to discover the city or have a rest on your own.
Hotels in Shanghai: luxury hotels - Hyatt on the Bund, The Langham Yangtze Shanghai, Fairmont Peace, Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Peninsula or similar; Boutique hotels – URBN Shanghai, Casa Serena Boutique Hotel, Cachet Boutique or similar
Day 2: Today’s tour shows you different aspects of Shanghai. It starts from the ancient Yuyuan Garden, which is famous for its exquisite settings. It is a typical Chinese garden with traditional pavilions, beautiful rockery, decorated halls, corridors and clear ponds.
Then you will wake a few minutes to the Shanghai City God Temple for a short stay. This temple is a Taoist temple known for its long history and grand architecture. You will visit the temple and also the traditional commercial district that hosts hundreds of old shops, restaurants and teahouses.
Then, you will drive to visit the Shanghai Museum. This museum is a museum of Chinese ancient art, situated on the People's Square. It has eleven galleries and three exhibition halls, possessing a collection of 120,000 precious works of art, including ancient Chinese bronzes, ceramics, painting and calligraphy.
At noon, we will arrange a lunch at a local restaurant where you can buy the dishes you like and taste the authentic Shanghai cuisine. In the afternoon, you will visit the modern parts of Shanghai including the Bund and Shanghai World Financial Center. Walking on the Bund is like looking at twins, the left side is for the old and the right side for the new, a very interesting contrast. Shanghai World Financial Center is the third highest building in China, take the elevator up to more than 90 floors, and experience the thrill of walking on the glass floor and having a bird’s eye view of the city on a clear day.
Day 3: You will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight out of Shanghai.
Meals in Shanghai: breakfast included in the hotel, fine local restaurants for lunch or dinner upon your request
- Note: the Highlights of Shanghai tour itinerary mentioned above is only a sample; we can customize this tour to meet your requests.