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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
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Fun, personal, enlightening

I had the great fortune of having Shane as my guide. He took me on a journey that showed both the... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2013
cyndayco
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Quezon City
An amazing experience

While in Shanghai we took the four hour tour of the city on a motorbike with sidecar. Our driver... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2013
WandaSandhills
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
Xintiandi

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

I had the great fortune of having Shane as my guide. He took me on a journey that showed both the amazing and the squalid sides of Shanghai. Our four hour conversation covered history, politics, art, economics, architecture and pop culture; the motorcycle ride, which...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Your review has made Shane's day, thanks for that! I hope we'll get the opportunity to show you other parts of China in a near future.

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

While in Shanghai we took the four hour tour of the city on a motorbike with sidecar. Our driver was a young Swede by the name of Fredrik, who filled out a pair of jeans and a white T-shirt quite admirably. Images of James Dean...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Thank you for your very detailed review, Fredrik appreciated very much being compared to James Dean! The photos look very cool too! have a great end of year and see you again on another ride!

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Probably the best things we have done in Shanghai. The tour was wonderful, our driver excellent as he knew almost everything about Shanghai, its culture and history. The offer is really broad, from a simple 2-hour tour in Shanghai to a 10 days trip in...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

A million thanks Charles! See you on a longer trip then :)

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Impressed... one of the best moment i've had in Shanghai since i arrived one month ago. You discover part of the city and its history in a very pleasant way. It changed my mind concerning the people living in Sh. Thank a lot Sanche

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Thanks for your review Sanche! Being able to impress people who've been here a while is one of our great prides! See you in Xian or Yunnan for another tour?

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

I can't wait to return to Shanghai so I can sidecar again! Our driver/guide was so fun & shared so much history along every street we drove down. Amazing!

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Thanks for your kind words and the very cool photo! See you again in Shanghai, Xian or Lijiang then :)

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

I live in Shanghai and yet saw things I'd never get to or see otherwise. The drivers know the city really well and love to share their stories and historical knowledge in a very fun and entertaining way. I recently went a second time and...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi Inez, It's always a true pleasure to have returning passengers! Let us know you've already toured with us next time and we'll add a little something (do mention this reviews please)

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had a great time with Thomas to tour around the bund and alleys in our Chinese outfits pre-wedding in the afternoon. We became the moving tourist attractions with a great laugh. It was a memorable and enjoyable start before our wedding party. Highly recommended!

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Dear Paolma, It was a true honor to be part of such an important day. Thanks a million for choosing us and I hope your wedding in Barcelona was just as great! many happy returns and vive les maries!

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had a great time on the sidecar tour of Shanghai. The driver, Max, was a safe driver and was able to explain a great deal about the history of the sites we saw. There was the right amount of time on the bike mixed...More

Thank Dan F
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi Dan, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about Max's tour, you've made his day :) See you again on another of our tours or on one of our longer expeditions in China maybe? take care!

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

A fun thing to do, quite different and we had not been on motorcycles very much in the past. The bikes are vintage, made in China, quite noisy and unique therefore there are lots of turning heads amongst pedestrians and even taxi drivers! Crash helmets...More

Thank BlackBobby
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi Bobby, We had a good time with you guys too, it's always a pleasure to have expats on our tours! See you again in Xian or Lijiang or one one of our expeditions maybe? Have a great end of summer!

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Such a fun and different way to experience Shanghai. First tour a few years ago was with colleagues. This time booked for my husband to "see" Shanghai on his first trip to the city. A great way to get around the French Concession, see People's...More

Thank Kate133
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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Dear Kate, You've just made Simon very happy, I hope we'll have the chance of showing you Xian or Lijiang in the future and why not even take you on one of our longer expeditions by sidecar or by vintage jeep.

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book at insiders experience com is the one that works. Can you say where your re trying to connect to the website from? HK or mainland or elsewhere? Thanks and have fun!
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Hi there, It will either be out of town or in shanghai but both in the same day will be a lot. It’s doable but probably a bit much. Can you drop a mail via our website shanghaiinsiders (dotdom) so we can answer your... More
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