Our driver and guide will greet you when you arrive in Shanghai on Day 1, and then take you to your hotel for check in and a short rest. Then you will visit Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, the Bund, and take a Pujiang River Cruise on the first day. For Day 2, after meeting your guide at your hotel lobby, you will go to Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market and City God Temple. You will be sent to airport for departure as the tour is over.
Shanghai Airport/ Train Station (Can also be your hotel in Shanghai downtown area if you advise)
Around 08:00 (Also flexible if you advise)
2 days is proper to cover the most highlights of Shanghai City. This tour with 2 days right allows you to have a panoramic knowing about Shanghai’s evolution and development, and gasp in admiration of this charming city for its historic and natural scenery, as well as the modern skyscrapers with different architectural styles.
Our guide and driver will meet you at the airport / train station upon your arrival, and then transfer you to your hotel for check-in. After a short break, let’s firstly go to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the highest TV tower in Asia with 468 meter high. You are going to have a bird’s-eye view of the beautiful city on the transparent glass floor.
After that, we continue the tour to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall locating at People’s Square, the best and mostly visited museum in Shanghai which showcases the ever-changing faces of Shanghai and its future .
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will drive to the Bund, a 1.5-kilometer-long walkway along the western bank of the Huangpu River. At the Bund area there are 52 buildings of different architectural styles such as Gothic, Baroque Romanesque, Renaissance, and Chinese, therefore it is regarded as “The Museum of International Architecture.”
Next, take Huangpu River Cruise from South Bund to Yangpu Bridge and get to have a glimpse of modern Shanghai. Finally, you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Hotel: Book by yourself
In the morning, picked up by our tour guide from your hotel lobby in Shanghai. Today’s first station is Yuyuan Garden which was once a private garden during the Ming Dynasty constructed for Pan’s parents as a residence for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age.
Then go head to nearby Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling local snacks and various souvenirs.
Afterwards let’s go on our steps to City God Temple that is enclosed Yuyuan Garden. With the history of more than 600 years, nowadays, the temple is an important Taoist temple in Shanghai. The statue and layout in the temple shows the traditional Taoist culture of China.
After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be transferred to the Shanghai airport/train station for leaving. (if time permits, you can visit Shanghai French concession, Nanjing Road or Xintiandi).