Day trip

Shanghai: 8-Hour Private City Tour

4.9 / 5

84 reviews

Activity provider: HIKESHANGHAI
Day trip

Shanghai: 8-Hour Private City Tour

Activity provider: HIKESHANGHAI

From US$ 121.88 per person

Explore Shanghai on this full-day tour around the city. Follow the suggested itinerary or choose the places you wish to visit with your private guide.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup included
Your hotel lobby or chosen location in downtown Shanghai.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy an existing itinerary or customize your own route around Shanghai
  • Learn about the city from your private, English-speaking guide
  • Marvel at Shanghai's picturesque waterfront and soaring skyline
Full description
With complete flexibility, follow this itinerary or create your own for a unique Shanghai experience. After meeting your guide at your downtown location, start this 8-hour private tour at the Yu Yuan Garden. Explore the Shanghai Old Street before taking a break in an ancient Chinese tea house. Following tea, head to the People Square to see the City Hall and its surrounding buildings. Stroll along the Xintiandi in the charming former French Concession before enjoying lunch on your own. In the afternoon, marvel at the sacred 19th-century Jade Buddha Temple. Then, head to Bund, which is Shanghai's picturesque waterfront. Admire its soaring skyline and views of the Huangpu River. Drive to Pudong Business and Financial Center where all of the main skyscrapers are located. See the tallest building, Shanghai Tower, as well as the Bottle Opener and Jinmao Tower before being transferred back to your hotel or chosen downtown location.
  • Private, English-speaking guide and driver
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned van
  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals
  • Parking fees
  • Tips

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Chosen itineraries should be within an 8-hour timeframe
  • Chosen itineraries should involve no more than 80 kilometers of driving
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 84 reviews

Review summary

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What a great way to see a lot of the major Shanghai sights (in a day!). Tom was a fantastic guide and spoke perfect English. I have been to many temples throughout Asia, but learned more about Buddhist temples and Chinese Buddha statues through Tom than all previous temple tours combine. He’s extremely knowledgable, not just on Buddhism, but all of Shanghai and it’s culture and history.

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April 1, 2023

Tom Zhang is a very knowledgeable guide who has been showing us not only the obvious highlights of Shanghai but also the more subtle beauties and hidden places. He was very flexible in adjusting his schedule to our needs and no matter which detailed question was asked always had the right and entertaining answer.

April 1, 2023

Just wanted to say that Tom Zhang gave us a fantastic tour of Shanghai. He is very knowledgeable and conveys his knowledge in a very interesting and entertaining way. His great local knowledge allowed us also to experience some great food at places that the locals know about. We would do the tour again and cannot more highly recommend him.

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April 1, 2023

Product ID: 61980