Nanjing Shanghai Tour
Discover the richness of Nanjing and Shanghai – the two urban stars are both historical and sparkling with old-world charm. Yes, when traveling with ETC, you’ll not only see energetic cities, destinations of the past, but also see what’s happening in China today. Explore the monuments of Nanjing from Confucius Temple to Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum. Then head for Shanghai, a truly fascinating destination where the high-rises are everywhere while the old structures and interesting traditions are also kept, showcased through the Bund, Town God Temple, Yu Garden…
Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
Travel Style: private tour
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Meal: B, L
This morning, you will be transferred to rail station and take a bullet train to Shanghai (1 hour). Upon you arrival, be met and transferred to hotel.
After a short rest and fresh up, you will visit Shanghai Museum. It is widely recognized as one of the best collections of ancient art in China. The bronze collection is considered the best in the world, with other first-rate exhibits of sculpture, jade, calligraphy, painting, and Ming and Qing dynasty furniture and minority art. 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. 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: B, L
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
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.