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 .
|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.
|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!
|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.|
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 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|