Private Layover Tour of Shanghai Tower and Historical Sites with Pickup
Don’t spend your Shanghai stopover inside the airport; maximize your time in China and opt for a private and customizable sightseeing tour instead. Discover a lesser-known side of Shanghai's history at Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum; Walk around Xintiandi; Walk and shop around Nanjing Road; Experience the original Shanghai lifestyle and classical garden. Enjoy the panoramic views of Shanghai and sunset while drinking coffee on the 118th floor of Shanghai Tower.
1. Wander in the Bund and admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles
2. Taste traditional Chinese dim sum - Xiaolongbao
3. Appreciate the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi
4. Your guide can answer all your questions about the city on this private tour
5. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your airport in Shanghai
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Dim sum - Xiaolongbao
- Professional tour guide
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
- Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, 62 Changyang Road, Shanghai China
In the morning, Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time and start the wonderful Shanghai layover tour.
Firstly your guide will take you to Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum which is a museum commemorating the Jewish refugees who lived in Shanghai during World War II after fleeing Europe to escape the Holocaust. The museum features documents, photographs, films and personal items documenting the lives of some of the more than 20,000 Jewish residents of the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, better known as the Shanghai Ghetto, during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai.
See important sites from that era including the Jewish Refugees Museum (formerly Ohel Moishe Synagogue) and Huoshan Park.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai
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.
Later, you will transfer to Yuyuan Old Street and experience the original Shanghai atmosphere and classical garden.
Duration: 30 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.
Duration: 45 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.
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. The Grand Rockery, in the center of the Garden, is the most renowned sight. You can walk to the Zigzag Nine Bend Bridge. Chinese people believe that the number nine symbolizes auspiciousness. Walking across the Bridge is said to bring people good luck. The Bridge leads to Mid-Lake Pavilion Teahouse, which is the oldest teahouse in Shanghai.
At noon, you will taste traditional Chinese dim sum - Xiaolongbao.
In the afternoon, you will stroll around Former French Concession area, such as Xintiandi and Shikumen Museum.
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: 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.
Then, you will walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building.
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.
Then, we will transfer to Pudong New Area and admire the skyscrapers of modern Shanghai.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
As a new and bustling district, Pudong offers visitors some of the most modern attractions, businesses, skyscrapers and shopping malls, all featuring the latest in entertainment, technology and fashion.
We will walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge which is good place to photograph skyscrapers.
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 and drink a coffee or tea on the 119th floor. If the weather is nice enough, you have a chance to see a spectacular sunset.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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
- Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai 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.