Full-Day Private Tour of Shanghai with Tea Ceremony
Discover old and modern Shanghai as you wish on a private day tour. With a personal guide, explore attractions like the Bund, Huangpu River, Yu Garden, 1933 Old Millfun and Shanghai Tower. Discover a lesser-known side of Shanghai's history at Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum. Walk along Yuyuan Old Street and enjoy tea ceremony in an old teahouse. Plus, you will have a whole new experience-enjoying panoramic views of Shanghai from the observation deck of Shanghai Tower and visit Highest book store in China.
1. Visit the largest of Shanghai's ancient garden - Yu Garden
2. Experience the original Shanghai lifestyle at Shanghai Old City
3. See the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles and modern skyscrapers along the Bund
4. Learn about local insights, history and geography from your guide
5. Time-smart arrangements: no hurrying, no shopping and no wasted time
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Chinese Dim sum - Xiaolongbao
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
- Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to the Bund and start the wonderful Shanghai Private Tour.
The Bund is a famous waterfront on the west bank of Huangpu River and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai. Here, the charm of Shanghai as a bustling metropolis combining the century-old history and flourishing future is fully presented, making the Bund Shanghai a must-see attraction. We will see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles at the Bund. We also can appreciate skyscrapers across the Huangpu River.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: Waibaidu Bridge, Waitan, Huangpu, China
Waibaidu Bridge is always a romantic place for lovers. As a shooting place for many TV series and films, it has a special appeal for those who have an old-Shanghai complex.
Waibaidu Bridge is one of the landmarks of the old city of Shanghai, spanning the Suzhou Creek, and at the confluence of this creek with the Huangpu River. It is the earliest and largest steel bridge in the city, stretching from north to south.
Then, we will take a cruise to enjoy the scenery along the Huangpu River.
Stop At: Huangpu River, Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700 China
The Huangpu River divides two iconic but different Shanghai sights: high modern buildings in the Pudong area and 26 various buildings of different architectural styles on the west side. We will take a one-hour cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the light show and beautiful scenery on both sides of the river including the Bund, the Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower.
Then, we will walk around Yuayuan Old Street, experiencing the original Shanghai lifestyle and visiting a classical garden and Chinese pharmacy.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Yuyuan Old Street, Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China
Shanghai Old Street, historically called Miaoqian Dajie, is an old business street that has a combination of tourist attractions, shops, entertainment and cultural exhibits. It owes its special social attractions and rich commercial background to the fact that the earliest bank, gold shop, jeweler's store, wine shop and tea house of the city were all to be found here. Visiting the old alleys of Shanghai is a great way to discover the traditional culture of this city and experience the real life of the Shanghainese.
We will walk along Yuyuan Old Street and enjoy tea ceremony in an old teahouse. Then, we visit a classical garden.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Later, you will be shown around Yu Garden which was first built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a comfort for his father, the minister Pan En, in his old age. Pan Yunduan began the project after failing one of the imperial exams, but his appointment as governor of Sichuan postponed construction for nearly twenty years until 1577.
Yu Garden is small in size, but it contains all elements that a classical Chinese garden should have. The pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. The garden has six areas, each with its own style.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Tonghanchuntang Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
This old Chinese pharmacy was built in the Qing Dynasty in 1783. It is one of the four famous traditional Chinese medicine stores in Shanghai. It still retains a very traditional operating and decorating style. The architecture is old and beautiful, and there are few better places to learn about the use of traditional Chinese Medicine.
At noon, we will enjoy traditional Dim sum - Xiaolongbao for lunch.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
As a new and bustling district, Pudong offers visitors some of the most modern attractions, businesses, skyscrapers and shopping malls, all featuring the latest in entertainment, technology and fashion.
We will walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge which is good place to photograph skyscrapers.
Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
The new landmark of Shanghai, the tallest building in Shanghai with a total height of 632 meters. The 118th floor of the tower has a indoor observation deck which is the world's highest indoor observation deck and called the 'Top of Shanghai Observatory'. Tourists are recommended to visit the exhibition hall on floor B1 first, and then take the express elevator to the 118th floor directly within only 55 seconds, its speed can reach 18 meters per second. Here, you have a bird’s-eye view of Shanghai. You will have time to stop and admire the scenery on both sides of the Huangpu River on the 119th floor.
We will visit the highest book store in China - Duoyun Books
‘Duoyun Books’ flagship store is located on the 52nd floor of the Shanghai Tower, at a height of 239m above ground. Overlooking Shanghai, visitors an nearly touch the blue sky and white clouds, while also enjoying a ‘garden in the sky’.
With a design based on a Chinese landscape, the space contains bookshelves shaped like mountains and is divided into seven areas including those for books, exhibitions, cultural events and leisure areas.
Then, we will transfer to Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and discover a lesser-known side of Shanghai's history.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, 62 Changyang Road, Shanghai China
It is a museum commemorating the Jewish refugees who lived in Shanghai during World War II after fleeing Europe to escape the Holocaust. The museum features documents, photographs, films and personal items documenting the lives of some of the more than 20,000 Jewish residents of the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, better known as the Shanghai Ghetto, during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai.
See important sites from that era including the Jewish Refugees Museum (formerly Ohel Moishe Synagogue), Huoshan Park and Xiahai Temple. Learn from your informative guide about the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, hear about modern day life in the historic neighborhood and meet local residents on this fascinating tour.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: 1933 Old Millfun, No.10 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000 China
1933 Old Millfun, or 1933 Laochangfang in Chinese, or simply 1933, was originally a slaughterhouse, built in the year 1933 at the intersection of Hongkou Port and Shajing Port, not far from the Bund. Nowadays, it has been transformed into a cluster of creative art precincts and has become the center of Shanghai’s fashion, design, shopping and entertainment. Dramas and fashion shows are often given here.
Back to hotel after all the activities listed in the itinerary and end of the service
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.We can also pick you up from any central location in Shanghai.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.