Shanghai Private Tour the Bund Nanjing Road Yu Garden and Oriental Pearl Tower
Experience several of Shanghai’s top attractions on the full-day guided tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, wander in the Bund to admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles; walk around Nanjing Road, exploring surrounding communities and the thinnest building; stroll along People’s Square, Yunna Road, Yuyuan Old Street and other buzzing, locals-frequented areas, experiencing the original Shanghai atmosphere. At dusk, enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai on the Observation Decks of Oriental Pearl Tower.
1. Visit the largest Shanghai's ancient garden - Yu Garden
2. Get in touch with the everyday people and experience local lifestyles in Shanghai
3. Walk around People's Square and admire a variety of significant edifices
4. Enjoy an in-depth immersion into Chinese history with your private guide
5. Experience Shanghai like a local by public transportation(Bus/Metro/Taxi)
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Public transportation
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
- Entry/Admission - Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
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: 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 in the front of the the building at 30°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.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), People's Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and is the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It is a flourishing place for people to look around.
Before 1949, the area of Shanghai People’s Square and the People’s Park was used as a famous horse racetrack which was built in 1861, honored as the ‘No.1 Racetrack in Far East’. Visitors still can find the ruins for the former main building standing at the northeast part of the People’s Square.
We will see many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai History Museum and the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.
Then, we will walk to Yunnan Road. There is a street filled with great little eateries, definitely a good place for a quick bite. We will have some free time to explore the area and have lunch (own expense). Your guide would recommend you some delicious local foods.
In the afternoon, we will walk around Yuayuan Old Street, experiencing the original Shanghai atmosphere and visiting a 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.
Then, we visit a classical garden.
Duration: 1 hour
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.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
Once the tallest building in Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower remains one of the most recognizable skyscrapers in Pudong, part of the skyline visible from The Bund. The sci-fi-esque 1,535-foot (468-meter) tower houses observation platforms, a glass-bottomed walkway, rotating restaurant, as well as the Shanghai History Museum in its basement.
The Oriental Pearl Tower’s facade is impossible to miss during a Shanghai visit. Then, We will walk into the Oriental Pearl Tower, learn Shanghai’s history in the Municipal History Museum which is located in the tower's pedestal, take an elevator up to glass-bottomed sightseeing floor and see the views from the observation decks.
Afterwards, we will transfer back to your hotel by public transportation. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Departure Point :Shanghai, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
Departure Time :9:00 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
- 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.