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Day TripProduct ID: 11037

City Discovery by Metro with visit to an Iconic Tower

  • Mode: Metro/Taxi
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Participants: 1 - 7
English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean

There's no better way to truly experience Shanghai than by metro. Learn more about this amazing city and just be prepared to forget about personal space for the day.

Get amazed by the contrasts of Shanghai 

Taste the local's much-loved snack at Yu Garden

Privately guided by your favorite guide

Admire impressive buildings like Oriental Pearl Tower

Enjoy an experience full of Chinese elements including the Confucius Temple with tea ceremony

What You Can Expect

If you have very limited time in Shanghai, and want to go home with a great understanding of Shanghai, its people, history and culture, then this Shanghai one day tour is perfect for you! You will visit both the east and west sides of Shanghai and also discover Shanghai's fascinating mix of modern and classic characters.  

  • Hotel pick-up
    Guide will meet you at your centrally located hotel

  • Iconic Buildings in Shanghai
    First, you will visit an iconic building in Shanghai and rise to the observation deck to have a panoramic birds eye view of the whole city. Choose between the historic Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, JinMao Tower and the Shanghai Tower (the newest and highest building in China).

  • The Bund Area

    From here you will visit the Bund Area to see the 100-year old architecture and enjoy exciting views across the Huangpu River and riverside parks.

  • The Confucius Temple

    Next, you'll visit the Confucius Temple. It was built in 1291 and the only place to pay respects to Confucius in the city. From here, you will then go to a century-old local restaurant to have traditional steamed buns and local dishes based on your preferences. 

  • Yu garden

    In the afternoon, you'll visit Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden in southern China which is over 400 years old built in Ming Dynasty.

  • Yu Garden
    After Yuyuan Garden, you'll visit the surrounding areas, it is regarded as The Happy Shopping Kingdom for small items like inexpensive Chinese ornamental items. Where you can also find Chinese cultural souvenirs such as pearls, jade, and silk as well. You may still want to try a Chinese tea tasting. 
  • End of the tour
    To end of the day, you'll visit one more place of your choice - the Former Concession Area to enjoy the atmosphere of east meets west or one of the new popular places in Shanghai, Tianzifang, to completely give your tour a relaxing end. 

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What's Included?

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

      Only for hotels located in downtown area, pick up does not include the hotel in the outskirts such as Jiading, Songjiang, Qingpu, Jinqiao, Chuansha in Pudong areas etc. If your hotel is not in the downtown your guide will give you the instruction to meet at the downtown point

    • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide


    • Entrance fees - Typically 200RMB to 300RMB/person for full day

      Lunch –Typically 50RMB to 100RMB based on your taste

    • Gratuities (Recommended)
    • Public transportation fees using metro or taxis (typically 200RMB to 300RMB for full day)

    Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

    You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
    Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
    If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


    The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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