Take a maglev train to experience the high speed of Shanghai
Day 1: Shanghai Arrival
Our guide and will meet at the airport/train station/port upon your arrival and transfer you to your hotel.
After a short rest, start a fully the tour to experience a bit of old Shanghai. First you’ll be driven to the Former French Concession Precinct, a residential area of Shanghai once designated for the French during the colonial period and now is popular with tourists and expats and appreciated for its cafes, tree-lined avenues, and tudor houses.
Then move on to Xintiandi, something like Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong and Clarke Quay in Singapore. Xintiandi is a fashionable pedestrian street composed of Shikumen and modern architecture style.
After Chinese lunch at a local restaurant, drive to the Bund, a 1.5 kilometer long walkway along the western bank of the Huangpu River. Home to 2 buildings of different architectural styles such as Gothic, Baroque Romanesque, Renaissance, and Chinese, it is regarded as “The Museum of International Architecture.”
Continue on to the hundreds-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen.
Meals: Chinese Lunch
Day 2: Shanghai Departure
After breakfast, pick up by your tour guide at the hotel lobby.Today, your first stop will be the Shanghai World Financial Center, the tallest structure in the Shanghai with a height of 492 meters. Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th, and 100th floors. The 100th floor gives the best view of Shanghai with transparent glass-walled walkways.
Then continue to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Here, you will be able to see what the city’s past was like and what the development vision will be for Shanghai.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Then conclude the 2 days tour with roundtrip journey aboard the Maglev Train. This is the only commercial Maglev rail system in the world and it reaches a breath defying speed of 430 kilometers per hour, making it just a 7 minute trip between Pudong International Airport and Longyang station.
Return to your Shanghai hotel after the tour.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
|Tour GradeGoup Size||Luxury
|Accommodation||Courtyard by Marriott★★★★★||The Bund Hotel Shanghai★★★★||Holidy Inn Express★★★|
*Entrance fees to attractions listed in itinerary
*Typical Chinese lunch
*Private car/van and driver, and English-speaking tour guide
*Centrally located hotels
*One bottle of mineral water per person each day
*All personal expenses
*Tips are highly appreciated but not requested