Private Tour of the Bund, Shanghai Tower, Yuyuan Old Street with Tea Ceremony
Discover old and modern Shanghai as you wish on a full-day private 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; enjoy the sunset and panoramic views of Shanghai at the observation deck of Shanghai Tower. In the evening, we will take a cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the light show and beautiful night scenery on both sides of the river.
1.Appreciate the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi
2.Experience the original Shanghai atmosphere in Yuyuan Old Street and local market
3.Wander in the Bund and admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles
4.Private guide for a more personalized experience
5.Experience Shanghai like a local by public transportation(Bus/Metro/Taxi)
per adult from
9 to 10 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Dim sum - Xiaolongbao for lunch
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Public transportation
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
- Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
- Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
What's excluded :
- Private transportation
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will move to the Bund by public transportation.
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. We also can appreciate high rises across the Huangpu River.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Waibaidu Bridge, Waitan, Huangpu, China
Waibaidu Bridge is always a romantic place for lovers. As a shooting place for many TV series and films, it has a special appeal for those who have an old-Shanghai complex.
Waibaidu Bridge is one of the landmarks of the old city of Shanghai, spanning the Suzhou Creek, and at the confluence of this creek with the Huangpu River. It is the earliest and largest steel bridge in the city, stretching from north to south.
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 local market, 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: Bird And Flower Market(South Xizang road), No.417, Xizang S Rd Near Dongtai Rd, Shanghai 200000 China
The tour will start by the crossing of Tibet Road and Fangbang Road, in one of Shanghai’s many antique neighborhoods, also known as the cricket market. Its full of flowers, bonsai, birds, fish insects and crowds of people searching for whatever their hearts desire. It is a good place to experience part of a local’s life kind of life.
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: 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 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, we will have a chance to see a spectacular sunset.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Huangpu River, Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700 China
The Huangpu River divides two iconic but different Shanghai sights: high modern buildings in the Pudong area and 26 various buildings of different architectural styles on the west side. At nightfall, you will take a one-hour cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the light show and beautiful night scenery on both sides of the river including the Bund, the Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, and Jin Mao Tower.
Afterwards, we will transfer back to your hotel by public transportation. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai
Departure Time :9:00 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.