Shanghai Private Tour: Temple, the Bund, Xintiandi+Lunch in Oriental Pearl Tower
Experience several of Shanghai’s top attractions on the full-day guided tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, appreciate a 1.9-meter-high white jade Buddha at Jade Buddha Temple; walk along the Bund to admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles; enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai in the Oriental Pearl Tower. Then, stroll around Xintiandi, Shikumen Museum, Sinan Mansions, Wukang Road, Yuyuan Old Street and other buzzing, locals-frequented areas, experiencing the street life. In the evening, we will take a cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the light show and beautiful night scenery on both sides of the river.
1. Get in touch with the everyday people and experience local lifestyle in Shanghai
2. Have lunch at the revolving restaurant in the Oriental Pearl Tower
3. Take it easy with 2-way door-to-door private transfers and guiding
per adult from
10 to 11 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
- Entry/Admission - Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
- Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
- Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Jade Buddha Temple and start the highlight tour.
The Jade Buddha Temple is an active monastery and one of the most popular temples in Shanghai. Visit to see the site's two beautiful jade Buddhas as well as the vast collection of statues, relics, and art.
Although the history of the Jade Buddha Temple is not very long, the old-time and classical architectural style makes it unique and inimitable in this modern city. The Jade Buddha Temple is a good place to go whether you are a Buddhist or not, the peaceful and transcendent atmosphere adds a kind of richness to our busy modern society.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai
We will walk along the Bund and see the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles. Such as Peace Hotel.
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.
Then, visit the Bund sightseeing tunnel and watch the lightshow.
Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, the first visitor tunnel under Huangpu River in China, connects the Bund and Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone. It just takes 3-5 minutes to travel through the tunnel, passengers can appreciate fascinating visual effects with a variety of sounds accompany them. Driverless carriages are used, and passengers have a wide vista from them. This enables the passengers to feel they are transported an “explorer”.
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.
We will learn Shanghai’s history in the basement museum, have lunch with 360-degree views in the rotating restaurant and see the views from the observation decks.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China
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 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.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Sinan Mansions, Lane507 Fuxing Middle Road, Shanghai 200000 China
A Nice Leisure and Entertainment Place
Sinan Mansions are not one building, but buildings of 51 historic garden houses. They also bring together a variety of architectural styles. 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. Whether you are going shopping, enjoying deicious food, staying overnight or appreciating European style architecture, Sinan Mansions can cater to your needs.
We will have a distinct contrast of the western-style architectures built in early 20th century and modern ones built since 1990s.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Wukang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai China
Wukang Road is only 1.17 km long. Each house and its detail show its stories and history. All of the buildings on the road are in European style, and while walking on Wukang Road you'll get the sense that you have arrived in Europe.
Wukang Building is the most famous building on Wukang Road. The building, shaped like a giant vessel, was the most famous English-styled building in Shanghai back in the 1930s. The Wukang Building was designed by Hudec, the well-know architect.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Yuyuan Old Street, Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China
Yuyuan Old Street 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.
Duration: 45 minutes
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. At nightfall, you will take a one-hour cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the light show and beautiful night scenery on both sides of the river including the Bund, the Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel, Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Duration: 50 minutes
Departure Point :Shanghai, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
Departure Time :9:00 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
- 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.