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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 Full-Day Tour: Shanghai 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


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


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


2-Day Beijing Private Tour Including Great Wall from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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Maximize your Shanghai visit and spare 2-day private day trip to visit the historic capital city Beijing. Choose to visi...

Duration:2 days


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


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


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


Yu Garden, Bund, French Concession, Pudong Prince Tour

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Enjoy a 4 hours private tour with a professional driver tour guide and a private vehicle to "can't miss" highlights of S...

Duration:4 hours


Private Shanghai Day Tour in Your Way

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Enhance your sightseeing experience of Shanghai on an enriching full-day excursion around the city. Itinerary is open. Y...

Duration:8 hours


Private Amazing Shanghai City Day Tour in Your Way

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Make the most of a day in Shanghai with this private customized highlights tour. Accompanied by your professional tour g...

Duration:8 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


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


Shanghai Acrobatic Show Ticket with Private Transfer

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Enjoy your Shanghai night with a 90-munite eye-popping performance of Chinese acrobatics by famous Shanghai Acrobatics S...

Duration:2 hours


4-Hour Private Customized Shanghai City Tour

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The itinerary of this half day private Shanghai city tour is 100% customized based on your interests. Whether you want t...

Duration:4 hours


Shanghai to Beijing Bullet Train Ticket with Hongqiao Station Transfer

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This worry-free Beijing bullet train ticket booking service with private transfer to Hongqiao Train Station from Shangha...

Duration:5 to 7 hours


Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) Private Transfer

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Book your private departure or arrival transfer from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) today!* Meet and Greet at arrival...

Duration:45 to 70 minutes


Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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

Duration:10 to 11 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


Huangpu River Cruise, Bund City Evening Tour of Shanghai

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The Bund is the cultural section of Shanghai that best represents the blending of ancient and modern influences. This re...

Duration:2 hours 30 minutes


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


Half Day Private Tour: The Shanghai Evening Adventure w/Huangpu River Cruise

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This 4-hour evening tour explores Shanghai's iconic sites with lights on which is much different and charming than dayti...

Duration:4 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


Group Day Tour in Suzhou and Zhouzhuang from Shanghai

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Suzhou and Zhouzhuang are entitled as the “ Garden City” or “Oriental Venice”. Come and see the beauty of Suzhou and Zho...

Duration:9 to 10 hours


Shanghai Airport (PVG) Private One-Way Transfer to Hotel

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Whatever your travel needs are in Shanghai, get to or from the airport with ease and comfort on this stress-free private...

Duration:2 hours


Din Tai Fung Dinner Experience and Acrobatics Show in Shanghai

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Have a bite of the world famous soup dumpling at Din Tai Fung, a Michelin Star rated restaurant. Followed by a 75-munite...

Duration:4 hours


Private Shanghai Shopping Tour with Local Shopping Guru

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Shanghai has been famed as "the Shopping Paradise" and "the Oriental Paris' in history. There are many popular shopping ...

Duration:4 to 5 hours


2.5-Hour Private Shanghai Bund Walking Tour including Local Dumpling Tasting

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The Bund is Shanghai's most popular and historic neighborhood. With a private walking tour, you don't have to worry abou...

Duration:2 hours 30 minutes


Qibao Ancient Town Private Tour with Tea and Calligraphy

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Visit the 1000-year-old ancient water town Qibao and get yourself a meditation retreat by local tea tasting and calligra...

Duration:5 to 6 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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