4 Days Shanghai Family Tour


-- Yuyuan Garden
-- Oriental Pearl Tower
-- Zhujiajiao Water Town
-- Shanghai maglev train
Departure date:
Tour Code: HRC-SH03

Tour Description

The tour arranges so many activities around the famous Shanghai attractions to fit various age in a family- strolling, cruising, overlooking, valued animal watching, utmost speed experiencing. Bring your beloved family and spend 4 days happy together in Shanghai!

Appreciate the witty layout and graceful buildings and plant of a classic Chinese garden in Yuyuan Garden.

Overlook Shanghai cityscape on top of Oriental Pearl Tower and experience the super fast maglev train.

Cruise along the canal of Zhujiajiao Water Town and enjoy the beautiful water town scenery.

Day 1 Arrival in Shanghai - Free time
Today's Activities The night is your free time. If you feel like experiencing a vibrant Shanghai nightlife with your family, you may as well leave the hotel for the most famous Nanjing Road and The Bund. Take Metro Line 2 to the People’s Square Station and the 1,599-meter-long Nanjing Rd. (East) is right there, You may get dazzled by the world of Garment, shoes, jewelry, accessory, snack and souvenir…Walk about 15 minutes from Nanjing Rd. (East) and you have the amazing night view of The Bund, the beautiful silhouette of Baroque buildings and the landmark Oriental Pearl Tower.
Shanghai dusk view Nanjing Road The Bund          
Dusk view of Shanghai Nanjing Road Night view of The Bund          
Day 2 Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Have you been attracted to the mysterious traditional Chinese garden for long? Today let’s unveil it. About 9:00 A.M. set out for Yuyuan Garden. The elaborately crafted halls and pavilions are with great wisdom arranged to join the lotus lake, greenery to make various pretty images before your eyes. So fully appreciate the Garden in 1.5 hours or so. Neighboring Yuyuan Garden is Yuyuan Market, where you can feast your eyes with numerous Chinese arts and crafts in a lively atmosphere.

Your children will sure like the next stop Shanghai Children's Palace, a center for children's extracurricular activities, including art, model making, science, etc. The palace also hosts many performances and contests for children. Let your children make friends with Chinese kids. That would be big fun.

You must want to know the legendary growth of Shanghai, OK, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center comes next to satisfy your curiosity. Groups of sand tables show you the unknown fishing village Shanghai once and the world-famous metropolis nowadays. The interesting 360 Deg. Experience Hall within the center is most welcomed by kids and anyone with strong curiosity. Don’t skip it!

The last stop is Oriental Pearl Tower. Go and end the thrilling day on the 468-meter-high skyscraper with the dazzling Shanghai cityscape night right under your nose.
Yuyuan Garden Shanghai Children's Palace Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center          
Mid-Lake Pavilion in Yuyuan Garden Girls pratising ballet in Shanghai Children's Palace Happy children in Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center          
Day 3 Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Enjoy your whole day tour in Zhujiajiao Water Town, which is nestled in western suburbs of Shanghai. You’ll take the beautifully decorated boat, cruise along the canals and see the old residences, shops and bridges that are full of classic architectural tone in Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911).

Apart from the cruise, you also have free time to explore this old town. Some spots are recommended: Post Office in late Qing Dynasty, Ping’an Bridge, North Street, Shanghai Handicraft Museum, Free Life Bridge. At 5:30 P.M. let’s say goodbye to Zhujiajiao and drive back to downtown Shanghai.
Zhujiajiao Water Town Zhujiajiao Water Town Zhujiajiao Water Town          
Free Life Bridge in Zhujiajiao Cruise along waterway of Zhujiajiao A local making snack          
Day 4 Shanghai - Departure (Breakfast)
Today's Activities No kid will be happy if his or her parents skip the lovely giant panda in Shanghai Zoo. So make a full family tour for your kid by visiting giant pandas as well as other 6,000 kinds of animals in Shanghai zoo.

Next you’ll bring the whole family to experience the fast speed in the world. In 47 minutes the incredible maglev train will get you to Pudong International Airport from Metro Longyang Station, putting a happy period to your tour in Shanghai.
Panda in Shanghai Zoo Shanghai maglev train Shanghai maglev train          
Panda in Shanghai Zoo Shanghai maglev train exterior Shanghai maglev train interior          
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 3 breakfasts 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 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
Your Add On:


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


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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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