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Best of Shanghai Day Tour, including Jade Buddha Temple & Bund & Yuyuan Garden provided by Han Tang Tour Shanghai

Best of Shanghai Day Tour, including Jade Buddha Temple & Bund & Yuyuan Garden

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 03/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 2
    People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Jade Buddha Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    The Bund (Wai Tan)
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Yuyuan Old Street
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Former French Concession
  • 7
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • A comprehensive full-day sightseeing tour of new and old Shanghai
  • Visit sights like the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, and more
  • Cover 5,000 years of Chinese history with guided visits to historic sites
  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from your hotel plus included lunch
What to Expect
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. 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.
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Important Information
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop off from the hotels in the city center
  • Admission tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Bund (Wai Tan)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Shanghai Museum is closed on every Monday. You will visit M50 Art Zone instead if your tour is on Monday
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Yuyuan Garden is closed on every Monday. You will visit Yuyuan Bazaar and City God Temple instead, if your tour is on Monday.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Neko Cruz wrote a review Jan. 2020
27 contributions18 helpful votes
I have been to Shanghai several times, yet this day tour made me appreciate more the culture and the development of one of the most beautiful cities in China. Our guide is very fluent in English and explained the history and development of Shanghai. Recommending this trip to
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
lauele2017 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii7 contributions1 helpful vote
Alena was terrific. She knows Shangahi. This is a full day excursion with walking. The Shanghai Art museum is just one of the stops for 1 hour. Of course, its too short, but this is an overview. So you need to pace & time yourself in the museum so you get it overall. One
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Date of experience: December 2019
Jisun Yoon wrote a review Oct. 2019
1 contribution
The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history and background of the places visited. No pushy sales at pearl and silk center. Although the1 hour in the Shanghai Museum was far too short, it gives you the opportunity for planning your next visit.
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Date of experience: October 2019
John Doe wrote a review Sep. 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Shanghai is a mix of old and cutting edge new... With hundreds and hundreds of apartment buildings stretching for miles. Shanghai is very large and has lots of traffic. I visited the M50 art district and was pleasantly surprised...visited the K11 mall and it was very
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Date of experience: August 2019
Dennis T wrote a review Jul. 2019
Houston, Texas37 contributions57 helpful votes
I’ll start with couple of positive things: You’ll cover pretty much all major attractions for a reasonable price, I checked the VIP tour and it was like 380$ I did not think it was worth it, this one is , also I booked it almost the last minutes a day before so it was still
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Date of experience: July 2019
2 Helpful votes
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A Cruise You Shouldn't Miss
None other than any other cruise as was thrilled over the many attractions of Shanghai's architecture and modern sk
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Bev W
My Husband and I travelled on this incredible train, very fast and convenient. Very clean and Staff very Friendly
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Better take a taxi
Afternoon tour: I was positively surprised to be the only person doing the tour, and so I had a private driver, lux
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Dorine M
It was amazing!
Tom our guide helped us and entertained us during the trip! He knew a lot about the history of China and Shanghai a
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A place full of excitement and beauty. Very spectacular and very special place. A city with special colors and memo
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Kimberly Y
Beautiful lights
I thought this was a great way to see the Shanghai skyline all lit up at night. It was very crowded on the boat, bu
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This was a unbelievable ride from the Airport to Downtown Shanghai. It took only 7 minutes at speeds of over 200 m
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Let's start because in China no tips are given and on the reservation they are already recommending to give them, b
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Awesome nightline of Shanghai
The cruise was nice. The boat takes you along the Huangpu river, close enough to take great shots of the lights and
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Don’t bother trying the tour with this organizer
Uninterested. Socially awkward. Robotic. Impatient. We were happier to roam and explore ourselves...
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I expected much more
Although Tom was extremely pleasant companion and I had great time chatting with him about life, i found this trip
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Love Suzhou
Suzhou is an easy 30 minute fast train ride form shanghai. We got a taxi to to Pananmen Gate, a must see. I don’t t
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Wonderful Day in a beautiful City
The trip to Hangzhou was more then we expected. Our Guide Lynn kept us informed the whole trip. We had a great bo
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Robert H
Not the best of tiurs
Not much to see in Suzou.Saw ancient house-silk factory and was left by the side of a canal with little informatio
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Mix the Old culture with the Modern Shanghai
Our guide was fluent in English and explained very well the rich history of Shanghai. Recommending this trip to ot
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