Take a 3-day trip to see the most impressive and energetic city – Shanghai, which shows the fantastic blend of ancient & modern, west and eastern cultures. Immerse in every highlight of Shanghai, including the most popular waterfront area the bund, Xintiandi, awe-inspiring Shanghai Tower, Yu garden; experience the super-fast maglev, authentic Shanghai dim sum, cruise Huangpu River… 

This private tour of Shanghai suits for all, especially the business travelers and those who plan a Shanghai layover tour with the visa-free transit policy.

Customize Your Tour:
☑  Travel Dates  ☑ Your Interests  ☑ Your Travel Style


Upon you arrival, be met at the airport. Transfer to downtown by maglev, which is the first business maglev train in the world. You will experience 430 km/h speed from airport to downtown in only 8 mins with 30km long line. In the afternoon, you will visit futuristic Pudong New district, since the beginning of its development in 1990 when plans were first announced, Pudong has become a New Open Economic Development Zone, and has emerged as China’s financial and commercial hub. Then visit The Bund, the must see place in Shanghai, which is the famous water front to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period. Then enjoy the Huangpu River Cruise, which is a good way to let you have a panoramic view of the river and the scenery along Huangpu River.

Meal: D

Visithe the Bund

After breakfast, we will transfer to visit the Yu Garden, which was built at Ming Dynasty. It used to be a private garden with 400 years' history; it features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta. After that, visit Old Quarters of Town God Temple (Yuyuan Market), where you can look at traditional way of people’s life, the houses, markets and people. Enjoy Dim-sum lunch. It is a very popular meal in China, and it often associate with teahouse culture in Hong Kong and Guangdong. After lunch, you will visit the Xintiandi, an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai. The district is composed of an area of reconstituted traditional mid-19th century shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys. Visit the Former French Concession, the area of Shanghai once designated for the French, consisting of today's Luwan and Xuhui Districts. Visit the Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, to end today’s sightseeing.

Meal: B, L

Explore Shanghai highlights tour

Leisure day for your own arrangement. According to your flight, transfer to the airport from your hotel on time. Take flight to your next destination. End of your 3 days Shanghai tour.

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • Shanghai Museum: It is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. It boasts 120,000 pieces of rare and precious cultural relics in twenty-one categories, including bronze ware, ceramics, calligraphy, paintings, sculpture, furniture, jade and ivory carvings, bamboo and wood carvings, lacquer ware, oracle bones, seals, coins, and handicrafts of ethnic art.
  • Jade Buddha Temple: Most popular Buddhist temple in Shanghai boasting 2 precious jade Buddha sculptures from Burma.

Meal: B

Extend the Tour

Beijing: the dynasty capital of China, possessing numerous historical sites and ancient marvels. Extend your Shanghai tour to Beijing for another 3-4 days for world heritages: the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

Xi'an: the heart of ancient China, served as the capital of 13 ruling dynasties. Add 2-3 days to discover the highlights of Xi'an: Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall, and Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

Suzhou: home to the UNESCO-protected China Classic Gardens and several amazing ancient water towns. Allow yourself 1-2 days to explore Suzhou for: Humble Administrator's GardenZhouzhuang, Panmen Gate.

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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