Private Layover Tour of Shanghai Top Attractions with Vegetarian Noodles
Immerse yourself in the history and culture of shanghai on this layover tour to the Bund, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession and Shanghai Tower. After a convenient airport pickup, stroll along the Bund; enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai and the scenery on both sides of Huangpu River from Shanghai Tower. Stop by Jade Buddha Temple and enjoy vegetarian noodles for lunch. In the afternoon, walk into several historical blocks, appreciate western-style architectures and enjoy local lifestyle.
1.Appreciate a 1.9-meter-high white jade Buddha and enjoy vegetarian noodles at Jade Buddha Temple
2.Stroll around Former French Concession area and admire the western-style architectures
3.Visit Skikumen Museum, learn about the unique Shikumen architectural culture of Shanghai and the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people
4.Make the most of limited time with convenient airport pickup and drop-off
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Vegetarian noodles
- Bottled water
- Professional tour guide
- Private transportation
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
- Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time. Then, you will transfer to the Bund and start the highlight tour.
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(Heping Fandian), Shanghai Customs House and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. You will appreciate skyscrapers across the Huangpu River.
Then, we will transfer to Lujiazui Financial District and admire the skyscrapers of modern Shanghai.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
The new landmark of Shanghai, the tallest building in Shanghai 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, its speed can reach 18 meters per second. 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 on the 119th floor.
We 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’.
With a design based on a Chinese landscape, the space contains bookshelves shaped like mountains and is divided into seven areas including those for books, exhibitions, cultural events and leisure areas.
Then, you will transfer to Jade Buddha Temple and appreciate a 1.9-meter-high white jade Buddha.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
Jade Buddha Temple is a working Buddhist monastery—one of the few in China. The star attractions of the Jade Buddha Temple are two figures brought to Shanghai from Singapore by a monk from Burma in the 19th century: a 6.5-foot (2-meter) seated jade Buddha encrusted with semiprecious stones and a smaller white jade reclining Buddha. Moreover, there is a large collection of statues, relics, and art.
You will copy the Buddhist Scriptures with a writing brush and enjoy vegetarian noodles at Jade Buddha Temple.
In the afternoon, you will walk around Former French Concession area and Nanjing Road.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Former French Concession, Former French Concession, Shanghai
Sinan Mansions are not one building, but buildings of 51 historic garden houses. They also bring together a variety of architectural styles. There are boutique hotels, apartment hotels and enterprise mansions. Moreover, there are a variety of restaurants, bars, coffee houses, tea houses, as well as a large number of clubs, convention centers, showrooms, cultural salons, designer shops and recreational parks. Whether you are going shopping, enjoying deicious food, staying overnight or appreciating European style architecture, Sinan Mansions can cater to your needs.
You will visit Sinan Books. Then, you will will stroll around Xintiandi and visit Shikumen Museum.
Duration: 45 minutes
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: 30 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: 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. Here, you can purchase everything wanted, spanning from special and cheap souvenirs to the luxurious world famous brands. You can also visit the surrounding neighborhoods and the thinnest building.
The thinnest 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.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up from Airport or nearby hotels in Shanghai.Airports
- Hongqiao Airport, 2550 Hong Qiao Lu, Changning, Shanghai China
- Shanghai Pudong International Airport, S 1 Ying Bin Gao Su, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China
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.