Tom picked us up from our hotel in the bund and took us around all day in a very comfotable mini van. We were a small group of 8 people. He is very knowledgeable and polite.
Shanghai is a frenetic, picturesque port city, home to both traditional silk weavers and cutting-edge fashionistas. Get a taste of both ancient and contemporary sides of the city on this comprehensive full-day guided tour, which covers more than 5,000 years of Chinese history, from Ming-era temples to sleek new waterfront towers. The tour is the perfect primer for first-time visitors to Shanghai, or anyone traveling on limited time.
This action-packed sightseeing tour begins with front-door pickup from your Shanghai hotel in an air-conditioned minivan.
At the 19th-century Jade Buddha Temple, a Qing dynasty landmark, your guide gives a rundown on 5,000 years of the history and culture of the fast-paced city. Learn how traditional handicrafts have been kept alive with a visit to the Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, where one lucky tour-goer even gets a free pearl to take home.
Mingle with locals at People's Square before perusing 12,000 artifacts at the Shanghai Museum. After a tasty local lunch, stop at the picturesque Yu (Yuyuan) Garden and stroll along the Bund, Shangai’s legendary waterfront.
Keep ticking off Shanghai highlights with a firsthand peek at the famous tree-lined boulevards of the French Concession district and the nightlife district of Xintiandi. Even first-time travelers will be Shanghai experts by the time they’re dropped back to their hotels.
Walking around the Buddha temple is fascinating with all the buildings in which you can find diverse statutes of Buddha. As it is active temple you can feel the spirit of monks and their way of living. You can also try to write transcriptions in...More
The tour is "full day" but it includes a lot of commute to pick up and drop off participants of the tour. You are also visiting "pearl centre" and "silk centre" - which to me was a waste of time, it's just to bring customers...More