Shanghai: Ancient and Modern Tour and River Cruise

Product ID: 56858

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Key Details
9 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a full-day tour of Shanghai and get to know the ancient and modern site of the city
  • Explore Yu Gardens and the bazaars of the Old Town
  • Take a Huangpu River cruise
  • Enjoy a traditional noodle dish for lunch
  • Walk the wide boulevard of the Bund
  • Discover the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
You will visit the most famous streets in Shanghai, the beautiful Yu Garden in the Old town, and explore the Huangpu river by cruise. Finish with a great overview of Shanghai’s future at the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide in your hotel lobby, you will start your exciting full-day tour. Your first stop is the Yu Gardens, the city’s most famous traditional garden, it was built by wealthy families in the Ming & Qing Dynasties. After exploring the Yu Garden, spending some time wandering through the markets and bazaars of Shanghai’s Old Town. This is the perfect opportunity to get souvenir shopping done while soaking up the atmosphere of old Shanghai.

Then your guide will bring you to board your Huangpu River cruise.The cruise offers an extraordinary view of the Bund and its promenade, which are landmarks of Shanghai’s 9th century struggle to reclaim a waterfront from the blogs of this river, which originates in nearby Tai Lake. After your cruise, you will have a traditional noodle dish for lunch.

Then you will have the opportunity to walk along the wide boulevard of the Bund, lined with impressive neo-classical buildings, dating back to Shanghai’s grandest days. Your guide will then bring you to visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, where you can get a vision of Shanghai’s exciting future and see a scale model of the inner city including the World Expo site and further developments that have been planned up to 2020. The whole five floors hall will take you on a journey from Colonial Shanghai, and explain the ambitious plans of Shanghai's urban planners. After this, the tour will end and you are taken back to your hotel.
What's Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Noodle Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Your guide will pick you up in your hotel lobby in Shanghai city center (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• The minimum number is 2 persons.
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

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Product ID: 56858