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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

  • Get to know Shanghai at your own pace with a private guide
  • Check off the star attractions of Shanghai, old and new
  • See highlights like Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, and the Bund
Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights
From $66.00
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All Inclusive TourMost Popular
Private tour with authentic Shanghai style lunch, entrance fees to Yu Garden and jade Buddha temple, a professional private guide, driver and private car service are all inclusive.
From $96.00
Private Guide & Car Service
Private tour offers professional private guide, driver and car services (lunch and entrance fees to attraction at your own expense).
From $66.00
Tour by Taxi/Metro
Private tour by local transportation. Professional private guide and local transportation fare (Taxi/Metro) are inclusive (lunch ,entrance fees at your own expense).
From $90.00

With a population of nearly 25 million and centuries of history, Shanghai can be daunting. Make the most of your time there with a private guide on this fully customizable tour. Get an overview of the highlights, or dig in deeper at specific sites. Hotel pickup adds extra convenience, while upgrade options include transportation by private car (regular tour travels by taxis and metro) plus covered lunch and entrance fees.

What to Expect

Your private guide will meet you in your central Shanghai hotel. Be sure to tell them if there’s anything you’d like to focus on during your tour as your day is fully customizable.

A typical tour starts in Shanghai’s fashionable French Concession. Watch the locals ballroom dancing, practicing tai chi, or singing in Fuxing Park, and explore its charming avenues. Next, visit the Jade Buddha temple, home to two exquisite jade statues from Myanmar, and People’s Square with its striking modern architecture and weekend Marriage Market.

After lunch, visit the 400-year-old Yu Garden and the old-fashioned teahouse and bazaar nearby. Stroll the Bund and soak up views of Shanghai’s stunning skyline.

Finally, explore the trendy Xintiandi district. Of course, you can modify this itinerary to best match your interest. Whatever you choose, your tour end with your guide escorting you back to your hotel.

Reviews (192)
1 - 5 of 139 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun Day!

Thank you Sunny for a wonderful day in Shanghai! With only a few days to spend we wanted to cover as much ground as possible our first day. Sunny picked the perfect itinerary and made the day so fun. So many interesting facts about such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kgtravelclub
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great private tour..highly recommended

Booked the tour via TripAdvisor. Tour company advanced communications excellent confirming pick up time, guide etc. Tour is part driving part walking to cover lots of sights and areas in one day. Hit all the main sights including local markets and some great shopping opportunities...More

Thank VinnieLondon_SE2
Reviewed 1 week ago
A really lovely day in Shanghai

Our tour guide Lily from Sunny Tours Shanghai is an absolute joy to be with. Apart from being a lovely person her knowledge and ability to share this knowledge made our tour of Shanghai very special and one we will always remember. The organization and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful way to visit Shanghai

We only had a couple of days to condense a tour of Shanghai into your schedule. I am really glad my wife found Lily our tour guide from Sunny Tours. Due to the rainy weather we decided to book the private car as part of...More

Thank pdogwilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great day tour in Shanghai!

We did the half day Zhujiajiao water town tour and it was great! We almost decided not to do this tour but we are so happy we did. Sunny was well informed and such a wonderful guide. I definitely recommend taking this tour!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erinmcd86
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Belinda J
December 6, 2018|
Response from pdogwilly | Reviewed this property |
Good question. I cannot see why not. I would ask Lily or Sunny first to see if it is ok. The driver either circles around the area you are exploring or parks. It may just be easier to drop your bags at the hotel and continue... More
Don F
December 4, 2018|
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Response from Bob-and-Mila | Reviewed this property |
We were a party of 2 and wanted personal service- we were able to have a truly private tour with no additional parties added.