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Private Tour: Shanghai Museum, the Bund, Yu Garden & Cruise in Huangpu River

Get to know Shanghai with your private guide on this layover tour. Wander in the Bund and take a cruise to enjoy the scenery along the Huangpu River; walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building; learn about profound history and culture at Shanghai Museum; visit the largest ancient garden in Shanghai and explore Yuyuan Old Street and other locals-frequented areas. According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat.

1. Wander in the Bund and admire the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles
2. Learn about the use of traditional Chinese Medicine at an ancient Chinese pharmacy
3. Visit the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis at Park Hotel
4. Personalized experience with a private guide
5. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Shanghai airport or nearby hotel

per adult from

$269

AUD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • Knowledgeable tour guide
    • Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
    • Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
    • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai

    Your tour guide will meet you at exit of airport at 08:30 a.m. or your arrival time. Then, we will move to Shanghai downtown. Firstly, you will wander in the Bund.
    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, the Bund City Sculptures and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. You will appreciate modern skyscrapers across the Huangpu River.

    Then, you will take a cruise to enjoy the scenery along the Huangpu River.

    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. 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, you will walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    Nanjing Road is considered to be the 'No. 1 commercial street in China', which has been a landmark for this city for a long time. Along its 5.5 kilometers, you will find over 600 shops that on average are visited by some 1.7 million people each day. Here, you can purchase everything wanted, spanning from special and cheap souvenirs to the luxurious world famous brands. You can also visit the surrounding neighborhoods and the thinnest building.
    The thinnest in Ningbo Road is known as Paper Building(纸片楼).
    The building was once reported by British Daily Mail, stated as perhaps the world's flattest and thinnest building. Standing in the front of the the building at 30°it just looks like a piece of paper. The old house had four floors, not all that thin; it takes the shape of triangular polygon. This novel and strange building still has a large number of residents.

    Then, you will admire the facade of many scenic spots around people's square.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: People’s Square, People’s Square, Shanghai

    Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and is the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It is a flourishing place for people to look around.
    We will see many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai History Museum and the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China

    Located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square, Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land.
    The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art: Ancient Bronze, Ancient Ceramics, Paintings, Calligraphy, Ancient Sculpture, Ancient Jade, Coins, Ming and Qing Furniture, Seals, and Minority Nationalities.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hotel Park Hotel Shanghai, 170 Nanjing W Rd, Nan Jing Xi Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

    Park Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Shanghai. It was the tallest building ever in Shanghai. Here is used as the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis. Park Hotel is considered an architectural milestone that lends a touch of historic charm to the animated cityscape.

    Then, we will walk to Yunnan Road. There is a street filled with great little eateries, definitely a good place for a quick bite. We will have some free time to explore the area and have lunch (own expense). According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat.

    In the afternoon, we will walk around Yuayuan Old Street, experience the original Shanghai atmosphere and visit a classical garden and Chinese pharmacy.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    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.
    Then, we visit the largest of Shanghai's ancient gardens - Yu 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.

    Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to airport to catch your flight or nearby hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.

    Duration: 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
    • Pu Dong Airport, 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by MoreFunAsia

Activity ID: V-37241P464

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