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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.

Locations visited
China Art Museum
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
The Bund (Wai Tan)
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Explore dynamic Shanghai on a private full-day tour that includes Yu Gardens and Bazaar, the Bund, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road and a Huangpu River cruise. Become familiar with Shanghai’s history at the Shanghai Museum, then enjoy the splendid Yu Gardens. Browse the goods at the traditionally styled Yu Bazaar and hit the modern shops along Nanjing Road. Check out colonial architecture on the Bund, and enjoy a relaxing one-hour cruise on the Huangpu River. Your knowledgeable guide shares stories throughout the day for a comprehensive look at Shanghai.
  • Private full-day tour of Shanghai
  • Glimpse the past while walking through Yu Gardens and Bazaar
  • See European-style buildings along the Bund
  • Learn about history and culture at the Shanghai Museum
  • Go shopping in the Old Town and on Nanjing Road
  • Take in the city skyline from the Huangpu River cruise
  • Includes private guide and vehicle, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Private 12 day China Tour

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

Thank Alfonso H
Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Alfonso H, It is really a nice thing to see you on Tripadvisor again! Thank you so much for evaluating the service of our guide Chris in Shanghai. We feel excited that Chris has made your Shanghai experience fantastic in visiting Yuyuan Garden, bustling...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shanghai Tour with Kris Lee from Travel China Guide

Shanghai was our final two night stay in our two week tour of China. Kris Lee from Travel China Guide did an excellent job guiding us through Shanghai. He spoke perfect English and was both knowledgeable and a pleasure to be with. He went out...More

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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Eugene F, Thanks for taking time to evaluate our service, especially our guide Kris's service in Shanghai. We are more than happy to know that Kris has brought you a fantastic and memorable experience in Shanghai, and try his best to make you feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great 1-Day Tour with Elaine

My wife and I were at the last stop on a private 8-day tour of Beijing/Xian/Shanghai. We arrived at night and were met at the airport and transported to the hotel. The next day our guide, Elaine, did an excellent job of explaining the sites...More

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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris H, Thank you for your kindness to post this review here. We are more than happy to know that you and your wife were happy with our guide Elaine who is very professional and caring. Thanks again for your constant support on our...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Excellent Day out with a great guide

We ended our 15 day private family tour of China with one whole day and 2 half days in Shanghai. We really enjoyed our full day private tour. The Museum was extremely interesting, the Yuyaun gardens were beautiful. We visited the ancient cultural streets of...More

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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Jennifer M, Thank you for evaluating our service on Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you were satisfied with your Shanghai trip as well as the service of Fei who is a professional and passionate guide. All in all, thanks again for your...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Awesome Tour of Shanghai with Sophie

Shanghai was the last city on our 10 day private of China. Our guide, Sophie, met us at the airport and helped us check in at the hotel. The next day Sophie and the driver took us to major tourist attractions (boat cruise, Yuan Gardens,...More

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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Dear smartstart, Thank you so much for your recognition on our service, especially on our guide Sophie who has good command of English and rich knowledge about Shanghai. From your words we know that you really had fun in visiting the Bund as well as...More

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