Shanghai Layover Tour of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Oriental Pearl Tower
This layover tour provide an great opportunity to explore Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Shanghai iconic attractions. Visit the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao by boat and foot and savor a local traditional food for lunch. Then, spend the whole afternoon discovering Shanghai: Xintiandi, Shikumen Museum, the Bund and Oriental Pearl Tower. You will admire panoramic views of Shanghai and sunset on the glass-bottomed sightseeing floor of Oriental Pearl Tower.
1. Explore the best preserved water towns - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
2. Have a distinct contrast of the western-style architectures built in early 20th century and modern ones built since 1990s
3. Personalized experience with a private guide
4. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from airport in Shanghai
per adult from
9 to 10 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
- Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
- Entry/Admission - Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China
Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time. Then, we will transfer to Zhujiajiao and start the highlight tour.
Also known as the ‘Venice of Shanghai,’ Zhujiajiao is the best preserved of the four ancient water towns in the Shanghai area. With a history dating back over 1,700 years, Zhujiajiao is full of lovely canals and waterways, small alleys, picturesque bridges and ancient buildings, many from the Ming and Qing dynasties.
The best way to explore Zhujiajiao is on foot and by boat. We will stroll through 1,700 years of history on a leisurely boat tour of this delightful water town. Then, We will visit landmarks including Kezhi Garden, the Qing-period post office, the City God Temple and Yuanjin Temple.
At noon, you will enjoy local specialty for lunch. After lunch, you will back to Shanghai downtown and stroll around Former French Concession area. You can appreciate the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China
Xintiandi is a tourist attraction that preserves the historical and cultural features of Shanghai and integrates Chinese and western culture. Xintiandi is divided into northern and southern parts. The south is dominated by modern architecture. The north is dominated by Shikumen old buildings. Composed of Shikumen and modern architectural style, now it has become a hot and fashionable pedestrian street in the center of the city. Actually, it stands for the popular and leisurely life style of this city's new generation. The outdoor cafes, bars and romantic restaurants can be seen everywhere.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Shikumen Museum, Shanghai, No.25, 118 Alley, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021 China
It is an old shikumen house built in the 1920s that has been preserved and renovated. The museum was built according to the model of one household in the 1920s. There are seven main exhibition rooms, namely, the guest room, the study room, the old people's room, the master room, the daughter room, the pavilion room and the oven room. The story of a shikumen family runs through the whole visit. It not only shows the unique shikumen architectural culture of Shanghai, but also reproduces the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people in those days.
Then, you will wander in the Bund and enjoy beautiful scenery on both sides of Huang Pu River
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
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. You will see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles at the Bund. Such as Peace Hotel, Shanghai Customs House and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. You will visit Peace Hotel and Huangpu Park.
Then, we will transfer to Pudong New Area and admire the skyscrapers of modern Shanghai.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
Once the tallest building in Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower remains one of the most recognizable skyscrapers in Pudong, part of the skyline visible from The Bund. The sci-fi-esque 1,535-foot (468-meter) tower houses observation platforms, a glass-bottomed walkway, rotating restaurant, as well as the Shanghai History Museum in its basement.
The Oriental Pearl Tower’s facade is impossible to miss during a Shanghai visit. Then, We will walk into the Oriental Pearl Tower, learn Shanghai’s history in the Municipal History Museum which is located in the tower's pedestal, take an elevator up to glass-bottomed sightseeing floor and see the views from the observation decks. If the weather is nice enough, you have a chance to see a spectacular sunset.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up from Airport or nearby hotels in Shanghai.Airports
- Hongqiao Airport, 2550 Hong Qiao Lu, Changning, Shanghai China
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- 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.