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Private Tour in Vintage Convertible Jeep: The Former French Concession provided by Shanghai Insiders

Private Tour in Vintage Convertible Jeep: The Former French Concession

Private Tour in Vintage Convertible Jeep: The Former French Concession
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At its peak, Shanghai became known as "Paris of the East", a place of vice and indulgence where drugs, prostitution and gambling prospered quickly until things took a turn. unexpected turning .... Take a seat in our vintage convertible jeep to travel back in time and explore some of the hidden remains of this era. In a labyrinth of greenery, walk along the streets adorned with plane trees, discover magnificent old houses that belonged to the celebrities of the time and admire a very rich Art Deco heritage by strolling through the corridors and banquet rooms of the former "Club". French ».
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Portuguese, English, Chinese, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, Portuguese, English, Chinese, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 183700P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Bottled water • Snacks • Soda/Pop
Duration
2h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up the passengers at the following address: 58 Wuyuan Road. For a particular pickup, hotel or other, thank you to tell us in comment. A surplus of 300CNY will be asked by your driver
Inclusions
Bottled water • Snacks • Soda/Pop
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up the passengers at the following address: 58 Wuyuan Road. For a particular pickup, hotel or other, thank you to tell us in comment. A surplus of 300CNY will be asked by your driver
Duration
2h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Infant seats available
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Former French Concession
    Stop: 30 minutes
    Step back in time as you enter one of the most important monuments erected by the French. Surrounded by hundred-year-old trees, this former sports club erected in 1926 still retains the golden mosaic floors, the polished marble pillars and its legendary ballroom that made so much talk when the club opened its doors.
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Keita0606
Shanghai, China2 contributions
An unique Jeeportunity to discover Shanghai
Aug 2019
The 4hr tour was way too mind-refreshing and impressive. The jeep is super cozy and serve with hospitality package. Our host Thomas is very passionate, entertaining and informative. We started the tour with an old-time Shanghai map, visiting through Former French concession, British concession and American concession. By visiting the historical sites and listening to the history of old Shanghai makes me feel connected to the past, and realize that there are still so much that I don't know as a local. And what could be a better way to finish this amazing tour by travelling from vintage to the illuminated night view at the Bund in the end? Will definitely do it again with more friends visiting China in a heartbeat! Thanks for this unique experience from Insiders!
Written August 27, 2019
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THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS REVIEW KEITA!!!! We feed on positive feedbacks like yours as they show we're doing something right! Can't wait to explore more of Shanghai (or Xian or Guilin where we also operate) with you in the future! Take care and safe travels!!
Written August 28, 2019
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Laetitia S
Lyon, France4 contributions
Amazing Jeep tour
Went on a Private convertible Jeep tour last weekend and I loved it, I highly recommend it, if you are visiting Shanghai or having some friends visiting. I live in Shanghai for 4 years and I still discovered many aspect of Shanghai: the history of the French concession - the old town and the amazing view of the bund with a glass of wine :). Our guide French Thomas was great, friendly and funny he made us enjoy the ride.
Written August 27, 2019
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Thank you so much for your very kind words Laetitia! We're always happy to take expats on a ride as you've got the basics covered and this allows us to go more in the details of what the city has to offer. We hope that we'll get to explore more of Shanghai (or Xi'an and Guilin where we also operate) with you in the future. Until then, safe travels!
Written August 28, 2019
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ShanghaiGene88
Shanghai, China44 contributions
A One-of-a-Kind Experience soon to be no more...
Apr 2019 • Friends
We booked the entire group of sidecar motorcycles along with two of the new open-air jeeps for a birthday celebration with out-of-towners. This service, long-revered in Shanghai is soon to be an experience of the past as licensing issues will preclude the company to offer the motorcycles after June 2019. However they still will have the convertible jeeps which, albeit close, is not the sidecar ride. The drivers are all exceptionally friendly, safe, and accommodating. They surprised us with a champagne and photograph break at the lovely grounds of the Okura Garden Hotel. The itinerary was well thought out and we rode through the streets of the Former French Concession to the joy of many who photographed the group along the way. This is a real taste of the "back streets" of Shanghai, get it while you still can!
Written May 6, 2019
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Thank you for your very kind review! We knew from day 1 when we started this business that sidecars would be eventually the anecdote of how it all started. We'll be operating sidecar tours in Guilin (southern China) and Marrakech (Morocco) but Shanghai will be just jeeps; however, wait until you see the new experiences and rides we've come up with thanks to the jeep. We're confident you'll be coming back for more! Until then, safe travels!
Written May 7, 2019
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Nicola L
London, UK70 contributions
Shanghai tour
May 2014 • Couples
What a great way to really 'see' Shanghai- it's tiny alleyways, wonderful street markets, leafy avenues of the (former!) French concession. Fredrik was an informative and fun guide...we returned to the food market the following day & ate! Travelling in/on the vintage cycle & side car was such an enjoyable way to get around a large city & I would book it again- just tour a different area. Thank you!
Written June 11, 2014
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Hello Nicola, Thank you for taking the time to post your impressions of your tour with Fredrik, this means the world to us! FYI we operate expeditions in northern Yunnan which isn't that far from Hong Kong. We also have the best french wine bar of Yunnan there (technically it's also the worst french wine bar of Yunnan as it's the only one). Drop us a line if you want an extended version of your Shanghai experience to explore China's most beautiful parts. Have a great summer!
Written June 14, 2014
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Butch96
Quezon City1 contribution
Great!!!!!
Dear Thomas,

We enjoyed our time with Kewen. I wanted my wife to have confidence in riding a bike. I wanted to show her what it is like and the feeling you get from it. I want her to back ride with me as it is easier to build up confidence with three wheels vs two wheels.

I particularly liked the slaughterhouse. The design was very creative and a genius. It was even a genius when they converted it to offices. Also, the former HSBC mosaic was beautiful!

The cold was not a bother because I was riding behind Kewen. It is like having a big fairing in front of you. What is worse is riding a naked bike with wet clothes after a downpour! Now, that is cold!

I wanted to spend more time in the antique market and the french area but time did not permit it.

I would recommend Shanghai sideways anytime!

Thanks again,

Butch

P.S. Thanks for the wine, we were celebrating our 13th year anniversary together!
Written April 11, 2010
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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