Have a 4-day Shanghai and Hangzhou trip to discover the classical and modern beauty of China. This essence tour will show you the combination of Chinese and western culture with Yu Garden, the Former French Concession, Shanghai Museum and the Bund in Shanghai and oriental aesthetic and skills with West Lake and Hu Qingyu Pharmacy in Hangzhou. Enjoy it…

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Hallow, welcome to Shanghai! You’ll be met on arrival at Shanghai International airport in the morning and transferred to your hotel with private vehicle and your private tour guide. After lunch, we will start the city tour from the Yu Garden, Old Street and cruise on Huangpu River, which is an important traditional tourism program in Shanghai tour. It highlights the essence of Shanghai's urban landscape. From here you can not only see the past and present of Shanghai, but also see the bright future of Shanghai.

Enjoy a happy time at Xintiandi in the morning; it is an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai. And you can walk around and enjoy the charming century-old style buildings here. Then go to the Former French Concession: The Shanghai French Concession was a French concession in Shanghai from 1849 until 1943, which progressively expanded in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, consisting of today's Luwan and Xuhui Districts. Its gorgeous tree-lined avenues are perfect for long walks. And the huge variety of hip cafes and restaurants, concept bars and breweries, boutiques, art galleries and antiques stores will absolutely make you linger. Visit the Shanghai Museum in the afternoon. It was founded in 1952. Till now Shanghai Museum has eleven special museums and three exhibition halls with an exhibition area of 2,800 square meters. Explore Nanjing Road and the Bund in the end.


  • Acrobatics show in the evening - It is a recommended show in Shanghai. Acrobatics is one of the oldest performing arts in China. Here you will see the amazing feats of balance and skill.
Meal: B, L

Today we’ll visit Hangzhou. After breakfast, take a bullet train to Hangzhou where you can visit West Lake, the symbol of Hangzhou, the islets and temples, pavilions and gardens. Causeways and arched bridges of this jade-like lake have constituted the supreme example of lakeside beauty in China tea garden. When people think of Chinese green tea, the quality green tea produced in Longjing Tea Plantation Village will come into their mind. Then drive to Qinghefang Ancient Street. Here specialty snacks, antique paintings and calligraphy, shops gather, best place to choose souvenirs. After that, Visit Hu Qingyu Pharmacy, Chinese Medicine Museum, and take bullet train back to Shanghai after the visit.

Meal: B, L

Meet your driver and you’ll be transferred to Shanghai railway station or aitport, head to your next destination.

Meal: B

Service Ends.

Extend the Tour

Huangshan: it appeals to world travelers with Yellow Mountain and the picturesque Hongcun and Xidi villages. Add 2-4 days to Huangshan for hiking Yellow Mountain and unique culture experience.

Beijing: the dynasty capital of China, possessing numerous historical sites and ancient marvels. Extend your Shanghai tour to Beijing for another 3-5 days for world heritages: the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven.

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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