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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

  • Get to know Shanghai at your own pace with a private guide
  • Check off the star attractions of Shanghai, old and new
  • See highlights like Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, and the Bund
Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights
From US$66.00
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Private tour with authentic Shanghai style lunch, entrance fees to Yu Garden and jade Buddha temple, a professional private guide, driver and private car service are all inclusive.
From US$96.00
Private Guide & Car Service
Private tour offers professional private guide, driver and car services (lunch and entrance fees to attraction at your own expense).
From US$66.00
Tour by Taxi/Metro
Private tour by local transportation. Professional private guide and local transportation fare (Taxi/Metro) are inclusive (lunch ,entrance fees at your own expense).
From US$90.00
With a population of nearly 25 million and centuries of history, Shanghai can be daunting. Make the most of your time there with a private guide on this fully customizable tour. Get an overview of the highlights, or dig in deeper at specific sites. Hotel pickup adds extra convenience, while upgrade options include transportation by private car (regular tour travels by taxis and metro) plus covered lunch and entrance fees.
What to Expect
Your private guide will meet you in your central Shanghai hotel. Be sure to tell them if there’s anything you’d like to focus on during your tour as your day is fully customizable.
A typical tour starts in Shanghai’s fashionable French Concession. Watch the locals ballroom dancing, practicing tai chi, or singing in Fuxing Park, and explore its charming avenues. Next, visit the Jade Buddha temple, home to two exquisite jade statues from Myanmar, and People’s Square with its striking modern architecture and weekend Marriage Market.
After lunch, visit the 400-year-old Yu Garden and the old-fashioned teahouse and bazaar nearby. Stroll the Bund and soak up views of Shanghai’s stunning skyline.
Finally, explore the trendy Xintiandi district. Of course, you can modify this itinerary to best match your interest. Whatever you choose, your tour end with your guide escorting you back to your hotel.
Reviews (227)
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Tour of Shanghai

Our guide Chris met up promptly at the hotel. With the day being rainy and cold we started the day at the museum as later in the day promised a drier forecast and indeed it was. Chris was pleasant, full of knowledge and command of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marge M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

This tour was as advertised. I read other people's reviews as well beforehand to be sure. I've taken 3 tours through Viator in China and they have all been excellent. Read the reviews because a few other (Viator sponsored) companies have not been excellent. My...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mme R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tour of Shanghai

I had the chance to get Lily as guide for that tour. She fully tailored made it base of what I wanted to see. She brings me where the touristic busses don't go... A great experience. She speaks perfectly english.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank eric10_travelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great one day tour by Shawn and Sunny tours!

Shawn met us at our hotel promptly at 9:00 AM. Shawn’s English was very good and we throughly enjoyed the day long tour and lunch. We were able to visit many of Shanghi highlights and Shawn impressed us with his knowledge. I definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Barry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lily Made Our Holiday!

My 15yr old son and I spent the day alone with Lily from Sunny Tours and she literally made our holiday! We had a private car and driver and Lily adapted the tour to incorporate my love of old town, historical sites and Buddhist temples...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank shelleygee1968
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19 March 2019|
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Response from Kerstin H | Reviewed this property |
yes, indeed. you can tell them what are you interesting in and what you arn‘t. have a good journey. K.
27 February 2019|
Response from winemanNapaCa_ |
Yes they do. At least that is what we have scheduled. Also you must let them know which cruise terminal (there are three) and your berth number.
25 February 2019|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
You can hire a private vehicle from the import that is reasonable. The kiosk is inside of the airport and they will charge you the fee to your hotel.