Day trip to visit modern and old Shanghai


During this day trip, you will visit the Old neighborhood which reveals the authentic face of old Shanghai and then a coffee break at the trendy Xintiandi area is recommended. Before the cruise on Huangpu River at night, you will have the dinner at an upscale restaurant at the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower.


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In the morning, your tour guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel or agreed location. Our first stop is the Fuxing Park. Here you can discover how local people spend their leisure time. Here people sing karaoke, dance, exercise and sometimes you can find young musicians and artists as well. Don't miss the opportunity to meet local people and spend some time with them. Then we are to stroll in the old town of Shanghai and enjoy the Tianzifang Shikumen. These houses to Shanghai is like the Quadrangle houses to Beijing. They represent the past and memory of the historical citys. In the neighborhood, there are some nice shops, art galleries and cafes in the small and classic alleys. As one might notice, his area has been restored in a very typical style of ancient China. Close to the Shikumen, walking through the bridge with nine turns you will see a beautiful breathtaking garden of Shanghai - Yuyuan Garden.  
Lunch will be in Yuyuan area at your own choice. After that we will take you to the Shanghai 1933 Old Millfun, in where some important events in design and fashion are often hosted. In a residential district of Shanghainese, enter this place which is so special in history and has a very original design. Then, take a nice walk along the Huangpu River on the Bund. Historic buildings in this street are a style that combines Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque to the New York of the 1930s and the Sino-Western. As a symbol of Shanghai since the 1920s, the Bund is considered “Chic Avenue of China”. With modern skyscrapers on the other side of the river, a walk on the Bund mixes old and renewal in a sumptuous setting.
Opposite the bund, visit the Oriental Pearl Tower and enjoy the magnificent view on the immense buildings of Pudong and the splendid monuments of the Bund across the Huangpu River. At the base of the Tower, learn more about the past of the city at the Shanghai History Museum.
This evening, go for Huangpu River Cruise. Discover the city as the aliens did before 1949. The cruise is indeed along the Bund and its Gothic, Baroque and romantic frontages. On the other side, admire the modern Pudong New Area and its huge skyscrapers. The cruise will makes a U-turn near the Yangpu Bridge and you are provided then the most beautiful view on this cable-stayed bridge which is one of the longest in the world.
Around 9pm, you can choose to go back to your hotel or make a coffee break in the trendy Xintiandi district in the heart of old French concession. Admire the past and future of Shanghai. On one hand, you have the old architecture of the Shikumen and on the other hand, enjoy the hustle and bustle atmosphere of the local people after work. You even pass the site of the first National Congress of the CCP. You will stop in the Museum of the Shikumen where you will discover the lifestyles of the Shanghai before 1949.


Dinner Included Upscale Restaurant in Oriental Pearl Tower

Without Hotel

1 destinations

Travel 50km

8 attractions and activities


  • Natural and cultural heritage ( 5 )
  • The Constructions ( 5 )
  • Chinese Lifestyle ( 8 )
  • Chinese Art ( 1 )



Dinner Included  Upscale Restaurant in Oriental Pearl Tower

Sights:Fuxing Park,Tianzifang Shikumen,Yuyuan Garden,1933 Old Millfun,The Bund,The Oriental Pearl Tower,The Oriental Pearl Tower,Xintiandi

Activities:Huangpu River Cruise at night


Without Hotel

  • Yuyuan Garden

  • Tianzifang Shikumen

  • 1933 Old Millfun

  • The Bund

  • The Oriental Pearl Tower

  • Fuxing Park

  • Xintiandi

  • Huangpu River Cruise at night


Prices: Price may vary depending on the season, the price of transport and other external reasons. (Quoted in U.S. dollars and based on per person)

Classes 2 persons 3-5 persons 6-9 persons
Economy 000
Superior 000
Deluxe 184152119

General Price Inclusion of Private Tours

1. The entrance fees as stated in the itinerary.(Including any cruise). 
2. Professional and private english-speaking guide for transfer and sightseeing. 
3. Private and well-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver for transfer and sightseeing. 
4. Meals as stated in the itinerary. Upscale Dinning Room
5. Service Charge and government taxes. 
6. Travel Agency Liability Insurance. 
Your entire tour is covered by the travel agency's liability insurance, the insurance is directly regulated by the National Tourism Administration of China. This insurance covers accidents that transpire as a result of any services caused by a travel agency. It doesn't cover any incidents or physical problems occurring outside of the tour period caused by clients themselves. We, therefore, recommend you purchase additional travel insurance in your home country before departure. 

Excluded from the General Price of Private Tours

1. Chinese visa application fee. 
2. International flights fee 
3. Overload luggage fee. 
4. Tips for guides and drivers. 
5. Personal expenses. (such as room service, laundry, telephone bill...). The settlement of these expenses will be done when you check out. The deposit, which will be requested when you check in, will be returned on departure.


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