Shanghai Private Layover Tour of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, the Bund and Xintiandi
Experience several of Shanghai’s top attractions on this private layover tour. After a convenient airport pickup, see Zhujiajiao Water Town with a history of 1,700 years and taste Shanghai local delicacies. In the afternoon, stroll around Former French Concession area and appreciate various western-style architecture at Sinan Mansion and the Sikumen style old houses at Xintiandi. With knowledgeable guide leading the way, learn the history of China’s international metropolis and explore its lifestyle.
1. Explore the best preserved water towns - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
2. Take a cruise to admire the old-time buildings and courtyards along waterfronts
3. Learn about the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people in the 1920s
4. Lunch is included, with vegetarian options available
5. Make the most of limited time with convenient airport pickup and drop-off
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Professional tour guide
- Private transportation
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- Bottled water
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
- Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
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 the airport with the welcoming board on which your name will be written at 08:30 a.m.. 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. Zhujiajiao post office is the earliest post office in east China, which is the only well-preserved Qing dynasty post office in east China.
At noon, we will enjoy local specialty for lunch. After lunch, we will transfer to Shanghai downtown and visit Former French Concession.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Sinan Mansions, Lane507 Fuxing Middle Road, Shanghai 200000 China
A Nice Leisure and Entertainment Place
Sinan Road is a famous French-style road in Former French Concession Shanghai. There are about twenty garden houses on both sides of the street that are representative of almost all the residential styles of Shanghai in the early 20th century. There are boutique hotels, apartment hotels and enterprise mansions. Moreover, there are a variety of restaurants, bars, coffee houses, tea houses, as well as a large number of clubs, convention centers, showrooms, cultural salons, designer shops and recreational parks. Stroll down this clean and romantic one-way street and enjoy the shade of the plane trees on both sides of the road. You can feel the peace in the middle of the crowded Shanghai.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China
We can approach to appreciate the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi.
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 cafés, 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, we will transfer to the Bund and admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles and modern skyscrapers.
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. We will see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles at the Bund. Such as Peace Hotel(Heping Fandian), Shanghai Customs House and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. We will appreciate skyscrapers across the Huangpu River.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: The Bund City Sculptures, Jinling Dong Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China
We will see the Bund City Sculptures, Monument to the People's Heroes, Huangpu Park and Waibaidu Bridge.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight or your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.
Departure Point :Shanghai, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from airports in Shanghai or nearby hotels.Airports
- Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai China
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
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.