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“Made the trip to Shanghai memorable.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour
Ranked #3 of 105 Tours in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air adventure comfortably seated in the side-car of a classic motorbike. Every tour is tailor made by your insider who is an expat who has been living in Shanghai for a minimum of 3 years. Shanghai Insiders is the friend of a friend you wished you had in a city you do not know. Don't forget to ask for our champagne option!
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Made the trip to Shanghai memorable.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Visited Shanghai in March 2013 with a group of friends. One of our group had previous experience of the sidecar tours and from her description we didn't take much convincing.
This day was definitely the highlight of our trip. The guys are knowledgeable and interesting about the city and were able to barter on our behalf in the local lingo.
They asked what we were interested in seeing and added a couple of ideas of their own. Making an interesting day with lots of laughs for us all.
One of my happiest memories.
Thanks to everyone involved.

Visited March 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, 20 December 2013
Super flattered to read that we are your most enjoyable memory of your stay in Shanghai!

Fell free for each out when you return to try a similar tour in a different city!
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best time I have had in a long time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

We were first time viitors to Shanghai and thought this would be good. It wasn't just good it was fantastic.the professionalism and tour was unbelievable.

We saw parts of the city we would never have seen and the ride was just awesome.

If you want to see this city first hand don't go pass this tour.

Well done guys.

Visited November 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, 12 November 2013
Hi Peter,

I believe you toured with Kewen, we're very happy you had such a great time! Feel free to reach out if you want to see more of China with Insiders!

Have a great end of year!
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
“Travel Experience of a Lifetime!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

A beautiful autumn day and my brother-in-law Joel and I needed something to do while our wives went shopping. Through Shane we booked the 4-hour Shanghai Insiders sidecar tour and it turned out to be the most interesting thing we did during our week-long holiday in China. Amazing!! What an absolute RUSH it was motoring through the scenic sidestreets, local markets, and city traffic of modern Shanghai. There are no adjectives that can adequately capture the thrill.

Drivers Sammy Florez and Xian Geng arrived at our hotel (Westin Bund Center) exactly on time and they were SUPER professional throughout the tour. They customized the tour to our interests, took us where we wanted to go, and we saw more of Shanghai than we could ever have imagined. Sammy's deep knowledge of the city's history and his obvious affection for its inhabitants provided a deep background to the tour. We were strangers touring in a strange land but Xiao Geng's presence and mellow demeanor made us feel safe and secure at every location along the route.

Taking the Shanghai Insiders sidecar tour -- it was so easy to book through Shane -- made Joel and I want to pull up our roots and move to Shanghai!! Don't miss it!!

Stephen C.

Visited November 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, 12 November 2013
Dear Stephen,

thank you for your very very very nice review! Shane, Sammy and xiaogeng are about to start a victory dance in the office on the tune "celebration-kool & the gang" thanks to you!

Safe trip and see you again on an expedition maybe?
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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
“Shanghai at street level - what a trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

Highlight of my stay in Shanghai! "Fun" and "exciting" are the words that come to mind. Shane took me comfortably to places I would not have experienced otherwise. Four hours is definitely not too much time to spend on this activity. I highly recommend it, especially for solo travelers and couples who want to see the real and historic Shanghai.

Visited October 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, 12 November 2013
Thank you for your great review!

You've made Shane's day for sure!
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Hebron, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Tour of Shanghai”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

I work for an airline and have been to Shanghai often. This tour is great for anyone. I wanted something off the beaten path and Sammy delivered. They gear your tour for what you want to see. We had a group of five and everyone thoroughly enjoyed our four hour tour. The best!!! Thanks to Sammy and the crew.

Visited October 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, 12 November 2013
Hi Lori,

Very happy we delivered to the level of your expectations, flying crews know the ins and outs of cities so I'm glad to know we showed you new stuff!

Let us know which airline you work for and I'll gladly get in touch with the person representing you guys on the grounds in SH in the future
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