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Private Layover Tour of Shanghai Top Attractions with Tea Ceremony

Discover old and modern Shanghai as you wish on this layover tour. With a personal guide, explore attractions like the Bund, Yu Garden, Xintiandi and Shikumen Museum. Walk along Yuyuan Old Street and enjoy tea ceremony in an old teahouse; Stroll around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building; enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai at the observation deck of Shanghai Tower.

1.Appreciate the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi
2.Experience the original Shanghai lifestyle in Yuyuan Old Street
3.Wander in the Bund and admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles
4.Private guide for a more personalized experience
5.Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

per adult from

$330

AUD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Dim sum - Xiaolongbao for lunch
    • Private transportation
    • Knowledgeable tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai

      Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time. Then, we will move to the Bund.
      The Bund is a famous waterfront on the west bank of Huangpu River and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai. Here, the charm of Shanghai as a bustling metropolis combining the century-old history and flourishing future is fully presented, making the Bund Shanghai a must-see attraction. We will see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles at the Bund. Such as Peace Hotel, Shanghai Customs House and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. You also can appreciate high rises across the Huangpu River.

      Then, you will walk through Shanghai Old City and visit Yu Garden.


      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Yuyuan Old Street, Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China

      Shanghai Old Street, historically called Miaoqian Dajie, is an old business street that has a combination of tourist attractions, shops, entertainment and cultural exhibits. It owes its special social attractions and rich commercial background to the fact that the earliest bank, gold shop, jeweler's store, wine shop and tea house of the city were all to be found here. Visiting the old alleys of Shanghai is a great way to discover the traditional culture of this city and experience the real life of the Shanghainese.
      We will walk along Yuyuan Old Street and enjoy tea ceremony in an old teahouse. Then, we visit a classical garden.


      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China

      Later, you will be shown around Yu Garden which was first built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a comfort for his father, the minister Pan En, in his old age. Pan Yunduan began the project after failing one of the imperial exams, but his appointment as governor of Sichuan postponed construction for nearly twenty years until 1577.
      Yu Garden is small in size, but it contains all elements that a classical Chinese garden should have. The pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. The garden has six areas, each with its own style.

      At noon, we will enjoy traditional Dim sum - Xiaolongbao for lunch.
      After lunch, we will stroll around Nanjing Road, Xintiandi and Shikumen Museum to experience a distinct contrast of the western-style architectures built in early 20th century and modern ones built since 1990s


      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

      Nanjing Road is considered to be the 'No. 1 commercial street in China', which has been a landmark for this city for a long time. Along its 5.5 kilometers, you will find over 600 shops that on average are visited by some 1.7 million people each day.
      You can also visit the thinnest building in Ningbo Road is known as Paper Building(纸片楼).
      The building was once reported by British Daily Mail, stated as perhaps the world's flattest and thinnest building. Standing diagonally in the front of the the building, it just looks like a piece of paper. The old house had four floors, not all that thin; it takes the shape of triangular polygon. This novel and strange building still has a large number of residents.


      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China

      Xintiandi is a tourist attraction that preserves the historical and cultural features of Shanghai and integrates Chinese and western culture. Xintiandi is divided into northern and southern parts. The south is dominated by modern architecture. The north is dominated by Shikumen old buildings. Composed of Shikumen and modern architectural style, now it has become a hot and fashionable pedestrian street in the center of the city. Actually, it stands for the popular and leisurely life style of this city's new generation. The outdoor cafes, bars and romantic restaurants can be seen everywhere.

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Shikumen Museum, Shanghai, No.25, 118 Alley, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021 China

      It is an old shikumen house built in the 1920s that has been preserved and renovated. The museum was built according to the model of one household in the 1920s. There are seven main exhibition rooms, namely, the guest room, the study room, the old people's room, the master room, the daughter room, the pavilion room and the oven room. The story of a shikumen family runs through the whole visit. It not only shows the unique shikumen architectural culture of Shanghai, but also reproduces the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people in those days.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China

      The new landmark of Shanghai, the tallest building with a total height of 632 meters. The 118th floor of the tower has a indoor observation deck which is the world's highest indoor observation deck and called the 'Top of Shanghai Observatory'. Tourists are recommended to visit the exhibition hall on floor B1 first, and then take the express elevator to the 118th floor directly within only 55 seconds. Here, you have a bird’s-eye view of Shanghai. You will have time to stop and admire the scenery on both sides of the Huangpu River and drink a coffee or tea on the 119th floor.
      You will visit the highest book store in China - Duoyun Books
      ‘Duoyun Books’ flagship store is located on the 52nd floor of the Shanghai Tower, at a height of 239m above ground. Overlooking Shanghai, visitors an nearly touch the blue sky and white clouds, while also enjoying a ‘garden in the sky’.
      Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport .Wrap your memories and say good-bye

      Duration: 2 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Your guide will pick you up from Airport or nearby hotels in Shanghai.Airports
      • Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai China
      • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, 2550 Hong Qiao Lu, Changning Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200237
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by MoreFunAsia

    Activity ID: V-37241P452

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