Our visit to Shanghai was part of a private 12 day China tour booked with Travel China Guide. Our guide, Chris Zhao met us at the train station, where we arrived from Beijing in the high speed train. TCG includes a private driver and car...More
In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00 am. The first destination is Shanghai Museum. As one of the best museums in China, it boasts vast storage of historical items, such as bronze wares, chinaware, jade, Chinese paintings and calligraphy works, ethic clothes, and furniture of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Then, you will go ahead to explore the Yuyuan Garden and the nearby Yuyuan market. Located in the old town, Yuyuan Garden is the most famous ancient site in this city for its ingenious layout and delicate architecture.
Lunch is arranged on your own and the guide is pleased to offer you some suggestions on the restaurants. Various local snacks can be found in Yuyuan market. You may try some if you are interested.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Bund with a one-hour Huangpu River Cruise to appreciate the different scenes on the two banks. Then, head to the prosperous Nanjing Road. You will be fascinated by the world-famous brands, local specialties and delicious snacks. After the whole day's visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel.