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Greet your guide in Xintiandi, don your helmet, and hop aboard your vintage Forever bicycle, a Shanghai original. See how the city transforms after dark as you follow your tour leader on a roughly 6-mile (9-kilometer) journey from the narrow streets of Old Town to the brilliant lights of the Bund and the Lujiazui skyline.

You’ll pedal around the colorful streets that surround the historic Yu Garden, learn about ghost wedding rituals, visit a traditional Chinese medicine outlet, and sample delicious street food. Before you return to Xintiandi, you’ll have discovered the many faces of Shanghai, ancient and modern, that make this city so unique.

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Culture Shock Tours

From Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom to Skyfall, many movies have captured the magic of Shanghai by night. On this vintage bike tour, enjoy a comprehensive sampler of the city’s after-dark scene. Leave navigation to your guide as you travel from the Old Town to the Bund, hearing about Chinese culture along the way. And because it’s a small-group tour, you have plenty of time to ask questions.

  • Experience Shanghai by night on a vintage bike in a group no larger than six
  • Learn about traditional Chinese culture, rituals, food, and medicines
  • Follow your guide from Old Town to the Bund
  • Feast like a local on delicious street food snacks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic night tour

This was an incredible tour. Our guide was super friendly, very caring about our comfort and safety and was always willing to “go the extra mile”. We visited places we would never have known about and I feel very privileged to have seen parts of...More

Thank Danielle1809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
One of the Highlights of our Trip

Initially booked for the morning tour, but glad we changed to the night tour - Shanghai is hot in August! We saw so many things that we never would have even ventured to see had we tried to explore on our own. Would definitely recommend!...More

Thank Chevy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brilliant & informative

Vintage bikes, great fun, friendship and camaraderie. A history lesson rolling thru 3½ hours of gentle peddling along the back streets and alleyways of Old Shanghai, with a couple of stops to eat fresh home-made noodles, some BBQ meat skewers & flat bread with a...More

Thank Seasidevilla1
Culture_Shock_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Culture Shock Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ahah, that's exactly what we do: no usual tourist stuff and you point it perfectly! Certainly one of the best reviews we had so far, hence a High Five to you! Keeping that mention on record : "it will make your other tourist trips seem...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Experience not to be missed

Shanghai is a fabulous place ... especially at night. For my wife, the kids and me I decided to take a cultureshock night tour by bike. Mike, our guide took through the colonial parts ... French, British and American connection and showed us parts of...More

Thank Ansgar T
Culture_Shock_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Culture Shock Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

An incredible review! 1 million thanks for taking so much time to detail your experience with Culture Shock! We are so happy to hear that it was a wonderful moment with your family, allowing you to discover another face of Shanghai! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018
a wonderful night of Shanghai

I had a great night with Mike and other tourists bicycling through the centre of Shanghai. The route we took was surprisingly safe and not common tourists roads which we enjoy a lot since there were not much traffic and many authentic aspects of Shanghai....More

Thank graceestella
Culture_Shock_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Culture Shock Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

That's such a wonderful feedback, as the majority of our guests are foreigners and they are very surprised by "our version of local Shangai"! But having also Chinese guests enjoying our bike experience is a lovely reward, since we can share our passion for​ Chinese...More

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