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Shanghai - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

For tourists and business people, China’s biggest city and financial hub has a lot to offer than just shopping. Not only is this the destination for art enthusiasts, but also, Shanghai offers a rich culture with modern Shanghai intertwining with the old city. Sightseeing tours and activities include the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, a rollercoaster ride at the Pearl Tower and a visit to an offbeat museum. Where else can you watch a bird singing contest but only in Shanghai? For a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine, there are restaurants and bars. You can also try touring the city on a sidecar and eating street food as most tourists do. Call us, here, at La Vacanza Travel so you can enjoy the top things to do in Shanghai soon.

Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

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Discover Shanghai’s most incredible city attractions and beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town during this wonderful private d...

Duration:8 hours


Private Shanghai Full Day City Tour with Old and New Highlights

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This great 8-hour Shanghai city tour takes you to discover the must see sites in Shanghai from its old and modern perspe...

Duration:7 to 8 hours


Half Day Private Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town with Boat Ride from Shanghai

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Enjoy short get away from Shanghai city to beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town where you can explore the classic Chinese bui...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


Suzhou Private Day Trip from Shanghai with Bullet Train Option

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Enjoy a fully guided private day trip to famed “Oriental Venice ” Suzhou under the lead of your personal expert guide wi...

Duration:8 to 9 hours


Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

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If you have very limited time in Shanghai, and want to go home with a great understanding of Shanghai, its people, histo...

Duration:8 hours


Shanghai Circus World: ERA2 Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show

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While in Shanghai, don't miss this stunning acrobatic show that combines fascinating history, traditional Chinese martia...

Duration:60 to 100 minutes


Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

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Visit two picturesque Chinese towns, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang on a day trip from Shanghai. You'll see how daily life has re...

Duration:10 hours


Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

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Taste a dozen traditional Shanghainese dishes in 3 hours during this culinary tour of Huangpi Road, the old border betwe...

Duration:3 hours


4-Hour Shanghai City Private Flexible Tour in Your Way

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Discover the beauty of Shanghai from its history, culture, modern and ancient perspectives during this 4-hour ultimate p...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


Suzhou Private Guided Day Trip with Train, Transfers, Lunch

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Discover the beautiful city Suzhou on a full-day sightseeing tour from Shanghai. Departing at 9:30am at your Shanghai ho...

Duration:8 to 9 hours


Huangpu VIP River Cruise and Shanghai Lights Evening Tour

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In this private evening tour, you will have the chance to enjoy the amazing night lights of Shanghai City.  Besides visi...

Duration:3 to 4 hours


Shanghai To Beijing Bullet Train Ticket with Local Private Transfer

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Enjoy the easy and hassle-free trip to the historic Capital Beijing of China. Take the advantage of reliable and efficie...

Duration:50 to 60 minutes


Private Shanghai Airport Layover Tour with Flexible Highlights

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If you are flying into shanghai and only have limited time to see the city, this private airport layover tour will be th...

Duration:6 to 8 hours


Half-Day Private Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour with Boat Ride from Shanghai

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Enjoy a 5 hours private tour with a professional driver tour guide and a private vehicle to famous water town Zhujiajiao...

Duration:5 hours


4-Hour Flexible Private Shanghai City Tour

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Pick 2 to 3 most incredible Shanghai city attractions that you wish to discover during this 4-hour private tour. Accompa...

Duration:4 hours


Beijing in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air - Great Wall & Forbidden City

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If you’re spending time in Shanghai, take a day trip to Beijing by air to make your visit to China complete. While you’r...

Duration:14 hours


Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hotels: Private with Meet & Greet Service

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One-way private transfer from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai hotels Avoid the hassle of locating a taxi by ...

Duration:1 hour


Shanghai Day Tour with Jade Buddha Temple, The Bund, Lunch

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See all the main sites of Shanghai, 'Paris of the Orient'. Your fully guided coach tour includes lunch as well as entry ...

Duration:8 hours


Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Discover the famous Paradise City of Hangzhou on a fully customized sightseeing day trip from Shanghai by bullet train. ...

Duration:10 to 11 hours


Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Flexible Private Tour

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Explore the remarkable “Oriental Venice” water town Zhujiajiao and the some historical highlights of Shanghai on this wo...

Duration:7 to 8 hours


2-Day Zhoushan Putou Mountain and Shenjiamen From Shanghai

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Take 2 days to famous Putuo Mountian in Zhoushan from Shanghai to relax yourself in a nature environment with fresh air ...

Duration:2 days


All-inclusive Half-day Private Tour To Zhujiajiao Water Town

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What better way to explore one of the last remaining hidden sites—not yet touched by modernization—than by having an ind...

Duration:6 hours


Shanghai Night River Cruise VIP Seating with Private Transfer and Dinner Option

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Capture the spectacular night Shanghai on this exclusive private tour by taking the 60-minute cruise along Hungpu River....

Duration:3 to 4 hours


Oriental Pearl Tower Tickets Booking

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Oriental Pearl Tower is the most-visited attraction in Shanghai, which has the functions of urban tourism, fashion cater...

Duration:1 to 3 hours


Private Day Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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With little English spoken, Hangzhou can be hard to navigate independently. Let your private guide take the strain on a ...

Duration:10 hours


Private Shanghai Evening Street Food Walking and Cruise Tour

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If you are a food adventurer and also enjoy walking and learning local history and culture, you surely don't want to mis...

Duration:3 to 4 hours


1/2 Day Tour from Shanghai to Zhujiajiao Water Town with Boat

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Enjoy a relaxing half day tour to the remarkable ancient water town Zhujiajiao with your local lovely guide. Experience ...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


Shanghai Huangpu River Cruise and Dinner

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Enjoy a night in Shanghai by starting a 60-minute night cruise on beautiful Huangpu River where you can see amazing city...

Duration:3 hours


2-Day Hangzhou and Wuzhen Watertown Private Tour from Shanghai

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Explore Hangzhou’s UNESCO-listed landscapes and picturesque water town of Wuzhen in 2 days private sightseeing tour. Cru...

Duration:2 days


Quick Tour to Xi'an Terracotta Warriors from Shanghai by Air in One Day

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• Private tour of Xi’an in one day • No so called government factories, tea shops, and etc • Round trip airfar...

Duration:11 to 13 hours


Shanghai - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Popularly known as a city of two faces, Shanghai is home to some of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, scores of trendy bars and restaurants, and miles of luxury goods shops.

Beyond its main streets, there are narrow alleyways that are packed with traditional lane houses, where local communities are alive and well. It has been most westernized city in China, with its heyday seeing the strongest business, the greatest architecture and the best nightlife in Asia.

Today, the city is still booming, which means it is a great choice of destination for your next holiday.

Sightseeing destinations in Shanghai

The city’s charm lies in its must-see sites, tree-lined streets, sweet boutiques, majestic colonial buildings and a variety of places to eat and drink. To have the greatest sightseeing experience, your challenge would be to prioritize its main attractions and accomplish all of your goals for your trip. You can get a glimpse of Shanghai's past by going to the Longhua Temple and Zhujiajiao and see what is on the horizon by heading to the top of the Shanghai World Financial Center or to the Bund’s river edge. You can also pay homage to the city’s commercial gods along the Nanjing Road.

Top tour activities in Shanghai

Among the things to do in Shanghai, there are those that you should not dare not having on your activity list.

  • Taking a Ride on the Maglev - A ride on this train from Pudong Airport to the city would be a perfect way to feel a super-modern Shanghai. Running at 431 kilometers per hour, this air-conditioned, magnetically-levitated train covers 30 kilometers in just 8 minutes.
  • Strolling Along the Huangpu River to the Bund - One of the things you should never miss on your Shanghai trip is strolling along this river to the Bund, which displays the city’s classic skyline views of colonial architecture and skyscrapers.
  • Watching the Performances at the Shanghai Circus World - At this venue, you will enjoy a variety of domestic and international live performances, which include shows, music competitions, dances and acrobatics. China’s modern achievements, such as the first manned space mission ship, are also exhibited here.

Top tour attractions in Shanghai

China’s largest city offers many exciting attractions and sightseeing opportunities, especially:

  • The Bund - Locally known as the Zhongshan Lu, this place constitutes a lovely broad promenade that runs along the west bank of the Huangpujiang River. It is particularly popular among travelers for its retained a European feel that is particularly noticeable in old English and French buildings that serve as boutique stores, restaurants, offices and galleries.
  • Yu Garden - Also known as the Garden of Happiness, this consists of an inner and outer garden, with the oldest section changed in the 18th century when the park’s main hall, Sansui Tang, was added.
  • The Jade Buddha Temple - This temple is located in the Anyuan Lu district of Shanghai and houses 2 Shakyamuni statues brought by the monk Huigen from Burma. The present building is divided into 3 halls and 2 courtyards, including the Hall of the Kings of Heaven that is popular for the statues of the 4 Heavenly Kings and 2 Shakyamuni sculptures.

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