Shanghai Private Layover Tour of Jinmao Tower, Yuyuan Old Street and Xintiandi
This layover tour will amaze you with top and popular attractions in Shanghai. After a convenient airport pickup, enjoy panoramic view of Shanghai on the 88th floor of Jin Mao Tower; stroll along Riverside Promenade; visit the mysterious Jade Buddha Temple; visit Jiangnan Silk Museum to know how to distinguish real and fake silk; appreciate the Sikumen style old houses at Xintiandi and stroll around Yuan Old Street, , experience the original Shanghai lifestyle and taste Chinese Dim-sum - Xiaolongbao.
1. Wander in Riverside Promenade to admire the panorama of the Bund
2. Copy the Buddhist Scriptures with a writing brush and enjoy vegetarian noodles at Jade Buddha Temple
3. Your guide can answer all your questions about the city on this small group tour
4. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from airport in Shanghai
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Lunch - Vegetarian Noodles
- Private transportation
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Bottled water
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Jin Mao Tower
- Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Jin Mao Tower, No.88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200121 China
Your tour guide will meet you at exit of the airport with the welcoming board on which your name will be written at 08:30 a.m..
Firstly, we will move to Lujiazui Financial Trade Zone for Jinmao Tower.
Being the forth tallest building only to Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, Jin Mao Tower is located in the center of Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong. It is 420.5 meters (almost 1,380 feet) tall and covers an area of 2.3 hectares (5.68 acres). The architect, Adrian D. Smith, of this skyscraper ingeniously combined the elements of traditional Chinese culture with the newest architectural styles of the time, which makes it one of the best-constructed buildings in China.
The 88th floor-the highest floor, is reserved for the tower's observation deck, which can hold 1000 people at any one time. From there, visitors can get a sweeping view of the sceneries on the banks of Huangpu River.
Then, we will wander in Riverside Promenade to admire the panorama of the Bund.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao), Bingjiang Dadao, Shanghai China
Secondly your guide will show you around Shanghai Binjiang Avenue built in 1997 and located at the east bank of Huangpu River and it's praised as the new Bund of Pudong. It integrates sightseeing, leisure and relaxation, focusing on the urban ecological environment and functions. Walking on the broad Binjiang Avenue,overlooking the panorama of the Bund, listening to the melodious whistle on the Huangpu River, is a rare quiet and comfortable life in the heart of the metropolis.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
Thirdly you will be guided to visit Jade Buddha Temple which is a famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. Visit to see the site's two beautiful jade Buddhas as well as the vast collection of statues, relics, and art.
Although the history of the Jade Buddha Temple is not very long, the old-time and classical architectural style makes it unique and inimitable in this modern city. The Jade Buddha Temple is a good place to go whether you are a Buddhist or not, the peaceful and transcendent atmosphere adds a kind of richness to our busy modern society.
We will copy the Buddhist Scriptures with a writing brush and enjoy vegetarian noodles for lunch at Jade Buddha Temple.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China
After lunch, we will visit Shanghai Silk Museum. It covers an area of 6000 square meters and located in Huangpu District. It aims to promote the development of Chinese silk culture and industry. China is the world's largest silk producer. The vast majority of Chinese silk originates from the mulberry silkworms.
The museum includes showing the miraculous silkworm planting, the elegant silk exhibition hall, the rich silk reeling production and the exquisite silk production.
Then, we will walk around Former French Concession area and appreciate the Sikumen style old houses at Xintiandi.
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 cafés, 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.
Then, we will stroll along Yuyuan Old Street, experience the original Shanghai lifestyle and taste Chinese Dim-sum - Xiaolongbao
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Yuyuan Old Street, Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China
Yuyuan Old Street 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. Then, We will enjoy a traditional Chinese food - Xiaolongbao.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight or your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Shanghai, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from airports in Shanghai or nearby hotels.Airports
- Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai China
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- 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.