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Flexible Private Shanghai Layover Tour

Highlights
  • Private and customizable Shanghai layover tour
  • Escape the airport and spend a stopover sightseeing
  • Tick off The Bund, French Concession, and Yuyuan Garden in limited time
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Flexible Private Shanghai Layover Tour
From $59.00
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  • What to Expect
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2-way Airport TransferMost Popular
Choose this option if you have same day connecting flight. Your tour starts from 1 hour after your flight landing. Must ensure at least 6-hour layover time prior to your next connecting flight.
$61.00
1-way Airport Transfer
This layover tour option only offers 1-way airport transfer service. Your pickup point can be either at you Shanghai hotel (drop at the airport) or at the Airport (drop at your hotel).
$59.00
Overview
Don’t spend your Shanghai stopover inside the airport; maximize your time in China and opt for a private and customizable sightseeing tour instead. This personalized layover tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off The Bund (Waitan), French Concession, and Yuyuan Garden in limited time. Airport or hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.
What to Expect

Your professional guide will greet you with your name sign at the Arrival Hall of Airport (PVG or SHA), and you will be transferred by the private vehicle to center city (about 40 to 60munites).  Since this layover tour is flexible to adjust itinerary based on your interests, feel free to discuss with your guide on the way to the city center.

Typically, you will first visit the Yuyuan Bazaar, the old Ming and Qing dynasty architecture market, with various of souvenir shops and restaurants where you can enjoy your time there shopping and taking photos. Taste some of the famous snack in the markets if you like such as the spring roll, jumbo soup dumpling. Then visit famous Yu Garden if you are interested in (entrance tickets will be on your own).

After that, stroll around The Bund to have a glimpse of Shanghai’s past and look into the bright future of the city. If you like, take a Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy a great view of the grand colonial buildings along west side, and you will see famous Peace hotel, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and etc.. Turn towards east direction, you will be amazed by the skyscrapers, like Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, Jinmao Tower, and Shanghai Tower.

If time allows, get on the observatory of Shanghai Tower to see a panoramic view of entire whole city with 360 degrees dimension.

If you have been all above places before and want to try something different this time, you can also visit following places based on your interests:

  • Tianzifang/ French Concession/Xintiandi
  • Jade Buddha Temple
  • Shanghai Museum
  • Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center
  • Maglev train back to airport
  • Foot Massage

In addition, You can choose to enjoy a Shanghai style lunch or dinner meal (at your own cost). 

Your private layover tour ends with return transport to the airport (PVG or SHA) or drop-off at your Shanghai city hotel.

Write a ReviewReviews (31)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed July 12, 2018
We couldn't wish for more

I have only praise for the whole team behind Flexible private Shanghai layover tour. They made an excellent first impression even before we landed in China. We got multiple messages (they have even shown an initiative to search for us on social media when we...More

3  Thank WanderGraphy
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile
Awesome Layover Tour

Amazing private tour by Alana. I not only saw great places during the 5-hour tour, but also made a friend. Alana speaks very good English and is very informative and patient with all your personal needs. Ask her to take you to that amazing dimsum...More

2  Thank Beulah Coeli F
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile
Best Layover Ever!

Visited Shanghai on a 12 hour layover from LA to Bali. Berlin was an excellent tour guide! Very informative about the culture and history. She made us laugh throughout the day and was flexible to our preferences. Pickup from the airport was seamless. We were...More

1  Thank Richard B
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile
Amazing day in Shanghai

My husband and I had a great day in Shanghai with Snow. She showed us some popular tourist attractions and helped us grab amazing shopping deals. Definitely recommend this tour!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 5, 2018
Fantastically Flexible Tour of Shanghai!

Alana was a fantastic guide. She took us to so many great places and made the most of our time together. Everything was organized and timely and she had so much knowledge! I would highly recommend this tour to make the most of your layover!...More

2  Thank Ashley N
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