Private Tour with Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Must-see attractions in Shanghai
Save time without compromising on this private layover tour that covers Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Shanghai iconic attractions. Explore the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao by boat and foot and savor a local traditional food for lunch. Then, spend the afternoon discovering Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, People’s Square, Nanjing Road and Shanghai World Financial Center. Plus, you will enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai from the Observation Decks of World Financial Center with transparent glass-walled walkways.
1. Explore the best preserved water towns - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
2. Learn about profound history and culture at Shanghai Museum
3. Walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building
4. Private guide for a more personalized experience
5. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from airport in Shanghai
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China
Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time. Then, transfer to Zhujiajiao and start the layover tour.
Also known as the ‘Venice of Shanghai,’ Zhujiajiao is the best preserved of the four ancient water towns in the Shanghai area. With a history dating back over 1,700 years, Zhujiajiao is full of lovely canals and waterways, small alleys, picturesque bridges, and ancient buildings, many from the Ming and Qing dynasties.
The best way to explore Zhujiajiao is on foot and by boat. We will stroll through 1,700 years of history on a leisurely boat tour of this delightful water town. Then, We will visit landmarks including Kezhi Garden, the Qing-period post office, the City God Temple and Yuanjin Temple. Zhujiajiao post office is the earliest post office in east China, which is the only well-preserved Qing dynasty post office in east China.
At noon, we will enjoy local specialty for lunch. After lunch, we will transfer to Shanghai downtown and visit several iconic attractions.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China
Move to People’s Square and visit Shanghai Museum to learn about profound history and culture of Shanghai.
Located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square, Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land.
The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art: Ancient Bronze, Ancient Ceramics, Paintings, Calligraphy, Ancient Sculpture, Ancient Jade, Coins, Ming and Qing Furniture, Seals, and Minority Nationalities.
Then, you will see many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Grand Theater.
Duration: 1 hour 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.
You can also visit the surrounding neighborhoods and the thinnest building.
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.
Then, we will transfer to Pudong New Area and admire some of the world's highest skyscrapers. Such as: Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower and Jin Mao Tower.
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 World Financial Center, Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
Standing in the center of Lujiazui in Pudong and neighboring Shanghai Tower and Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) is the second tallest skyscraper in the city up to now. From the exterior, the structure looks like a bottle opener and that's exactly its nickname.
For tourists, it's more of a hot attraction featuring the sightseeing observatories and the Park Hyatt Hotel.
Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th and 100th floors. The 100th floor is the highest observatory in the world, with transparent glass-walled walkways. Here, you can have a bird’s-eye view of Shanghai. 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.