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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


Suzhou Private Day Trip from Shanghai with Bullet Train Option

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The winding canals, historical buildings, and classic gardens of Suzhou earned the city its nickname as the "Venice of t...

Duration:8 to 9 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


Shanghai to Suzhou: Private 8-Hour Tour, Train, Hotel Transfer

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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


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


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


Flexible Private Shanghai Layover Tour

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Welcome to Shanghai! This private layover tour is 100% customized based on your needs. The pick up point can be either f...

Duration:6 to 8 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


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


Shanghai Circus World: ERA 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:2 hours


Shanghai to Suzhou, Zhouzhuang: Private Tour, Boat Ride, Lunch

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You will experience two picturesque towns in this private day tour. Su Zhou is one of the oldest towns in Southern China...

Duration:9 hours


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


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


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 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


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


Private Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Tour from Shanghai

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This private day trip from Shanghai will allow you to see the typical south-east (Jiang’nan) style water-way city Suzhou...

Duration:8 to 9 hours


Private Half-Day Tour: Amazing Highlights of Old Shanghai

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This half-day tour is perfect for travelers with limited time to get a quick, but comprehensive view of Shanghai's histo...

Duration:4 hours


Private Suzhou Day Tour from Shanghai to Classical Gardens and Tongli Water Town

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When you travel to Shanghai, you should not miss the exquisite gardens in nearby Suzhou. Suzhou gardens are classic thro...

Duration:10 hours


Shanghai Dinner with Night Cruise, Hotel Transfer, Bar Option

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Enjoy a relaxing Shanghai night with a delightful dinner at the local restaurant followed by a romantic night cruise rid...

Duration:3 to 4 hours


Private Night Tour-VIP River Cruise and Shanghai Tower Option

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Discover the amazing Shanghai night by taking this fully guided private tour. See the illuminated lights from the VIP ae...

Duration:3 to 4 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


Private Day Tour From Shanghai to Suzhou

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Shanghai and enjoy a relaxing day tour to Suzhou, where you will explore the most famous...

Duration:9 to 10 hours


Shanghai Private Night Tour with Huangpu River Cruise, the Bund and Xintiandi

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With the assistance of the knowledgeable guide, you will have a fantastic introduction to the Shanghai nightlife. The Bu...

Duration:3 hours


Shanghai Huangpu River Night Cruise with Buffet Dinner

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Enjoy a fantastic night cruise along the Huangpu River in the historic east and west Bund area, savor the most delightfu...

Duration:3 to 4 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


Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai Highlights Private Trip

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Explore the highlights of Shanghai city and picturesque water village zhujiajiao in suburb. Simple , efficient, ...

Duration:8 hours


All Inclusive Amazing Shanghai City Highlights Private Day Tour

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Free yourself in Shanghai with a full-day sightseeing tour including the city’s top attractions. Accompanied by a profes...

Duration:8 hours


Suzhou Day Tour from Shanghai to Classical Garden, Tongli Water Town

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Travel from Shanghai to Suzhou to take in one of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Classical Gardens of Suzhou. The Maste...

Duration:10 hours 30 minutes


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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