Shanghai is a thriving business metropolis. It is an exciting city, and a very popular destination in China. Shanghai Highlights Day Tour is the perfect introduction for first-time visitors. It introduces the top must sees and must does in Shanghai and you will not only have a great overview but also a deep understanding of the city with our professional tour services.
* A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
At 9:30AM, our local tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby/cruise ship port. You firstly will visit Jade Buddha Temple, it is well known for enshrining two pieces of Jade Buddha statues. On the way to former French concession area, you will see Shanghai Shikumen residential houses as well as European villas. Most of them were built in 19th and early 20th century. A walking tour is a must-do that enables you to discover lots of stories hidden behind the villas.
People’s Square as the downtown of Shanghai can not be missed. For tours happening any days except Monday, you can visit Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. It displays Shanghai’s past, present and future, and the giant model on its 4th floor is the highlight of the exhibition hall. You will know much more of the city than you expect.
Lunch is not included in this tour, but our local tour guide will recommend you a local dining place if you like.
In the afternoon, you will visit one of the best preserved Chinese gardens –Yu Garden. It was built in 1559 by a wealthy officer for his parents to live for the rest of their life. The name of garden “Yu” means “pleasure”. Outside the garden is thebazaar market, where you can get all kinds of Chinese souvenirs. Bargain hard is necessary.
We end up the full day tour on the Bund. It is the landmark of Shanghai with more than 50 original international architectures along the Bund in Puxi and new skyscrapers standing up in Pudong new financial area. Dropping back to hotel is available at your request.