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“Way, way cool!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour
Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
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Ranked #6 of 163 Activities in Shanghai
5.0 of 5 stars 429 Reviews
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air adventure comfortably seated in the side-car of a classic motorbike. Every tour is tailor made by your insider who is an expat who has been living in Shanghai for a minimum of 3 years. Shanghai Insiders is the friend of a friend you wished you had in a city you do not know. Don't forget to ask for our champagne option!
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Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
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“Way, way cool!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

A different view of Shanghai that is a must see! Shane and his helper (very nice man,sorry, cannot remember his name) were excellent guides. I felt safe, had a wonderful view of a less traveled part of Shanghai. Shane introduced us to some great history of this wonderful city. This is a must see for Shanghai and would have done it in Beijing and Xian had we known they were there!

Visited July 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thank you for your very kind words, you've made Shane's and Gary's day!
We're in Xian and Lijiang and organize expeditions in China's most remote parts in comfort, feel free to reach out if you want more information on those.
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“Best part of our China tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

My 12 year old daughter said hands down this was the best part of our Beijing/Shanghai holiday. (12 year olds are notoriously difficult to please as everything has to be 'cool'). I can't fault the organisation and the tour itself. Max asked us what we wanted to see and tailored the 2 hours to make sure we had a good background view of Shanghai. The commentary by a European who has lived in Shanghai for a number of years was worth more than the Chinese guides we had in Beijing as Max told us about the culture of the people and why things are like they are. The tips on bartering in shops and the best shopping malls to go to was again worth the tour. It was a very exciting way to start our exploration of Shanghai and put my husband and daughter in a very good mood for the rest of the trip. Thanks for some very happy memories and photos!

Visited July 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Hello Jane,

Very glad to learn that we put the entire family in a good mood, Max is also in a great mood since he's read your review :)

Have a great end of summer!
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“No Better Way to Get a Quick, Behind-the-scenes Tour of Shanghai”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Heading out on sidecars, you are able to take in the city from the streets and in the open air. We were able to take in all of the key areas of Puxi...Former French Concession, Old Town, the Bund, Former American Concession, People's Square, Jing'An, and more. What's more, we rode through the lanes and wet market areas not typically seen by tourists...and these areas are quickly disappearing. We got off the bikes and took a few strolls through neighborhoods and markets. We ended at an exclusive, members-only club for lunch, thanks to Shanghai Insiders. The guides were casual, yet informative. My wife and I went with our two daughters, ages 21 and 15. We all would rate this as 5 out of 5.

Visited July 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Hello David,

Thank you for your kind review, we always have a great time touring with families and trying to get parents AND kids to have the same amount of fun.

See you again on your next holiday in more remote parts of china maybe?
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“A very rare and amazing way to see Shanghai's inner beauty.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

if you visit shanghai, this is a MUST DO. there is nothing like it and the sidecar is one of the best ways to see Shanghai. the tour is both informative, insightful, breathaking and highly enjoyable.

Visited July 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Hi Shannon,

You've said it all in 3 lines. Many thanks and we look forward to having you on another tour in Xi'an, Lijiang or on one of our expeditions.
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“Terrific way to see Shanghai”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

A must if you are looking for a tour that gives you a fascinating perspective of Shanghai. This was a fun and unique way to see this ever-changing dynamic city. Shane is an excellent driver and guide, knowing the ins and outs of old and new Shanghai neighborhoods and their history. We would drive through a neighborhood and then stop to walk around while he explained interesting facts about the buildings and neighborhoods. His flexibility and sense of humor made the experience upbeat and memorable.

Visited July 2013
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Hi Olivier,

Many thanks on your raving review of Shane's tour, your satisfaction is what makes us move forward and constantly strive for improvement. I hope we'll have the chance of having you on another ride in some remote parts of China.
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