What To Expect
Unlike any other city in China, or in all of Asia for that matter, Shanghai is an intoxicating blend of ancient culture and a modern, progressive city. This half-day tour concentrates on the can't-miss highlights that all visitors must experience.
With the classic sights from the Ming and Qing dynasties, you will visit the enchanting Yu Garden (Yuyuan Garden) and Shanghai Old Street. The garden covers a significant space and includes many halls, springs and other buildings of interest. The visit brings you back to Ming Dynasty (A.D. 1368-1644)
Then, the tour stops at the Bund on Shanghai's waterfront, a showcase of pre-1949 architecture. The symbol of old and new Shanghai, Bund is Shanghai's most famous landmark. Four kilometers long, the Bund has long been one of the most important areas in Shanghai, and a must to visit to every visitor. In the 1930s, the row of buildings was host to the city's financial and commercial centers and the world's greatest banks and trading empires established a base here.
The silk factory in Shanghai is not only an interesting place to see how Chinese silk has been produced since the 14th century, but also a desirable site to purchase in low price.
After a drive along the former French Concession District, characterized by beautiful, tree-lined streets and weathered European architecture, you will visit the Finally, you'll be able to stretch your legs in Shanghai's hottest new entertainment district, Xin Tian Di. The brick buildings on these two-square blocks have been preserved and transformed into trendy clubs, restaurants and boutiques. You will have time on your own here, or can go back to your hotel with the group.
This tour is the afternoon part of Best of Shanghai One Day City Tour.
The schedule of this tour allows you to take other available tours in the evening (these tours are purchased separately):
Shanghai Old Street
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
Transportation by air-conditioned coach/mini van
Transportation tax, tolls, parking fees
English-speaking tour guide
Cruise port pick-up for the coach tours
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Cantonese guided tours are available at an additional cost. Please inquire.
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