2 Days Shanghai Classic Tour

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-- Yuyuan Garden
-- Nanjing Road
-- The Bund
-- Oriental Pearl Tower
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Tour Code: HRC-SH01

Tour Description

The tour is composed of half the impression of old Shanghai during 1920s to 1940s and half the new image of flourishing metropolis Shanghai today. Brief yet classic, the 2-day tour won’t fade away once you come and experience!

Experience how sophisticated the layout is and how elegant the building and planting is in Yuyuan Garden.

Feast on the banquet of Western-style towers that once made Shanghai Paris of the East along The Bund.

Enjoy gorgeous panoramic view of the new Shanghai on top of Oriental Pearl Tower .

Day 1 Arrival in Shanghai (Lunch)
Today's Activities After airport/ railway station pick-up and hotel transfer, you have your belongings settled down and enjoy a brief rest yourself in the cozy hotel. From now on begin your happy sightseeing itinerary in Shanghai!

The first stop is the over 400-year-old Yuyuan Garden, the representative ancient garden in Shanghai. Here you have about 1.5 hours to appreciate the elegant pavilions, villa, lotus pond and bridges. Don’t miss the two highlights Mid-Lake Pavilion and Zigzag Bridge that make access to the Pavilion.

Out from Yuyuan Garden and let’s move to the neighboring Yuyuan Market to explore how elaborate and cute the traditional Chinese handicrafts and art works are. Just make full use of the 1- hour touring.

The latter two attractions are about the modernity and European style of Shanghai. Strolling along this 1,599-meter-long Nanjing Road, you can see why it's regarded the symbol of Shanghai fashion and luxury. Before you are seas of garment, shoes, jewelry, accessory, snack and souvenir…Perhaps 2 hours is just too brief to meet your curiosity!

Nanjing Road is moreover a prelude of the amazing assembly of European-styled old buildings, The Bund! Here you can embrace the best cityscape, feast on the rich architectural fashions ( Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style, etc.) and know why Shanghai is glorified as Paris of the East. BTW, you can also watch the world-famous Oriental Pearl Tower across the river.
Highlights
Yuyuan Garden Shanghai Municipal History Museumn The Bund          
Mid-Lake Pavilion in Yuyuan Garden Nanjing Road The Bund          
Day 2 Shanghai - Departure (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Complete the classic tour of Shanghai by visiting Oriental Pearl Tower. The private car will drive through The Bund Sightseeing Channel in 20 minutes and get you off at the magnificent tower quite soon. From the height of 468 m (1,535 feet) you’ll enjoy a bird's eye view of this vibrant city.

Go down from the top to the ground floor, you’ll be welcomed by Shanghai Municipal History Museum. The Museum shows you a vivid panorama of Shanghai’s development from a remote fishing village to an international metropolis. The part of old Shanghai life during 1920s to 1940s is the most attractive. Then leave the museum and enjoy the lofty skylines in Pudong New Area, the new town of Shanghai by car ride. Afterwards we’ll send you to Pudong International Airport. Wish you a joyful journey!
Highlights
Oriental Pearl Tower Shanghai Municipal History Museumn Pudong New Area          
Oriental Pearl Tower Exquisite sedan in Shanghai Municipal History Museum Skyline of Pudong New Area          
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 1 breakfast and 2 lunches Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide Hotels: Accommodation in Shanghai
Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver
Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day; Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance; Government taxes & Service charges
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotels in Shanghai
Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai
The hotel is conveniently located in the centre of Shanghai, 2 minutes from Nanjing Road, People Square and the Bund. It offers easy access to the city's most important business, cultural and entertainment hubs.
The elegantly designed and tastefully decorated rooms provide you with an experience of exceptional luxury and comfort.
Shanghai Hotel
Grand Mercure Zhongya Hotel Shanghai
Grand Mercure Zhongya Hotel Shanghai is an international 4-star business & leisure hotel located next to Shanghai Railway Station. The hotel is within 2 minutes walking from Shanghai Railway Station and entrance of Shanghai Metro Line 1, 3 and 4. The famous attraction nearby is Jade Buddha Temple. Open in 2010, the new hotel boasts 288 rooms /suites that come with French styled decor and rich facilities
Holiday Inn Express Shanghai
Holiday Inn Express Shanghai is a 3-star business hotel. The hotel enjoys much transportation convenience. It's within walking distance to the Shanghai Metro Line 3 and Line 4 Shanghai Circus World Station. To better serve the guests, the hotel arranges shuttle bus to take them to the shopping malls within the commercial zone. Open in 2008, the hotel boasts a total of 472 rooms /suites. Most rooms enjoy as spacious as 32 square meters and comfortable bedding.

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary include daily breakfast provided by the hotel and 2 lunches.
You are free to make dinner arrangements by yourself.
The following is introduction to highly-praised local restaurants.

Shanghai

Shanghai is regarded as a kingdom of delicacies, where you can taste almost everything. Here we strongly suggest you take M on The Bund into consideration.
M on the Bund Shanghai
-- Dedicated to creating a dining experience as exciting, as sophisticated, as delectable as Shanghai itself
-- “One of the top 20 restaurants in Asia” (Miele Guide, 2009-2010)
-- “Best Global Cuisine” (City Weekend Readers’ Choice Awards, 2010)
-- “M on the Bund: Most Popular Restaurant in Shanghai” (Zaqat Survey Shanghai, 2008)

Shanghai M on The Bund Restaurant Brandboard of M on the Bund
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Comments

Hello Cherry,

In Shanghai we have Matthew (Mr Fan) as tour guide and he is also a great tour guide! He looks after us and making sure we are not conned by the taxis and also other things to look out for. He makes sure the driver drives safely and also not to talk on the mobile phone while driving. Many minor things are well taken care by Matthew. It seems minor but it means a lot to us! He has good knowledge of Shanghai and we will recommend you to use him often as a tour guide for your other customers! Matthew is also very initiative tour guide as he always avoids using the route where there are many other visitors and we can have fun and taking our time to enjoy every moment!

The Shanghai Acrobatic show! We enjoyed it thoroughly! Thank you for the beautiful seats they are right at the front of the theatre!

Customer: Mr. Monori

Destination:Shanghai

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Hi Allan,

We just got back home from our Asia trip, and I just wanted to complement your agency for outstanding service! Tina was an exceptional guide, we appreciated her help and professionalism. Please pass on my compliments regarding Tina - she was a highlight of our month-long vacation - very knowledgeable, friendly and exactly on time.

Customer: Mr. Morris

Destination: Shanghai

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