Shanghai Old Time Exploration with Sassoon's Cathay Mansion or Din Tai Fung Dining

The 6-hour private tour is designed for history lovers and for the people who want to have a deeper understanding of Shanghai's Change from 1840 to 1940. Your professional and informative guide will lead you through the Former French Concession, International Settlement and Traditional Shanghainese living area and etc.. You find a diverse Shanghai from this unique tour. A decent Shanghai cuisine lunch will be arranged at The Chinoise Story restaurant in the Sassoon's Cathay Mansion or you can choose Yunnan style lunch at the Lost Heaven restaurant near Bund area. Famous Din Tai Fung restaurant can be also an option for you.

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6 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entrance Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Old Town (Nanshi)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China

    Shanghai, the engine of China's economy today, a miracle city in the world. Why Shanghai was opened into a international trading port by British force? How come she swiftly evolved into "the Oriental Paris" from an ordinary farming town in just dozens of years? Who were the ventures building Shanghai into their Paradise? Why Shanghai became life shelter for countless Russian and Jewish in the past? Why nobody wants to be "Shanghaied" in English phrase? Who were the few intellectuals having a meeting in Shanghai which was a sparkle burning China into red later?

    This tour will walk you through those sites related to above stories. This is a feast to your mind, and you will also have another feast to your stomach at famous Din Tai Fung. Or you can choose the Chinoise Story restaurant inside of Sassoon's Cathay Mansion or at the Lost Heaven restaurant near Bund area.

    Meet your knowledgeable local guide at your hotel lobby at your preferred departure time. Then take a private & comfortable vehicle to bund first, you will not only see the amazing skyscrapers along the Huangpu River but also visit the Cathay Hotel to have a deep understanding of Shanghai's history and development.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Old Town (Nanshi), Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    Followed by a visit to the hidden living area in the oldest part of Shanghai, where you will visit Madam Guo's house. Madam Guo owns the biggest and oldest private house in Shanghai with over 2000 square meters and 400-year-old. Your knowledgeable local guide will tell you all the stories behind it.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    Your final stop will be at Former French Concession. The area still holds something of the alluring mix of scrappy Shanghainese street life and shopworn European colonial charm. Your guide will show you the most interesting area in the Former French Concession according to your preference. This is your private tour, if you want to visit other attractions or do something else, please feel free to let your guide know.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable shoes
    • 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.


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Organised by Shanghai Melody Tours

Activity ID: V-30693P4

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