Shanghai Highlights Layover Tour

Shanghai Highlights Layover Tour

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This is a completely private and customizable Shanghai stopover tour that lets you savor the best places around Shanghai like the French Concession, The Yu Garden, the Bund area, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Tower, and more. The tour also includes pickup and drop-off from the airport and you can choose your own destinations as well. Other options include the Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center, Maglev Train ride, and Shanghai Museum.

You can discuss the itinerary with your guide who will communicate in English and accommodate you in every way. The trip ends with a delicious halal dinner if you add dinner to the tour as well. After that you are dropped back to your hotel or any other predefined location. Your guide will help you throughout your journey with regards to your request, questions and any other information you may need. This short but lovely trip allows you to take in all the greatness of Shanghai and is one of the most popular Shanghai layover tours on offer.

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Duration: 8 hours

Traveler pickup is offered

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China

Meet your guide in your hotel lobby in the morning. Discuss with your guide about your preference and customize your tour itinerary. You can either follow the below popular itinerary or go with your own unique one.
Typically, you will visit the famous Yuyuan garden first. Spend relaxing morning strolling around the ancient garden with multiple pavilions, corridors, ponds, rockeries, walkways and beautiful trees. Enjoy the picturesque view and hear the rich history from your guide. (Please note, Yuyuan garden close on Monday, if you book the tour on Monday, please choose other attractions) .

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

Head to French concession, the old center of colonial
life. See the impressive French-style architecture, learn the history of Shanghai during 1840th and take a nice stroll along the walkways with beautiful French trees. Then head to French style Park and see locals dancing, singing, and practicing Tai Chi. Revitalize yourself with a delicious lunch in a local restaurant.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China

In the afternoon, you will visit Shanghai Tower (2,073 feet/632 meters), the highest building of China. You will have a panoramic view of the whole city from the observatory.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China

Continue the tour to visit beautiful Buddhist temples -Jade Buddha Temple. Take a stroll at the temple complex with multiple chambers and impressive Buddha statues. See the local worshipers and learn the fascinating religious culture from your guide.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China

At last, stroll down the riverside Bund, see the amazing city skyline with Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Shanghai Tower. You can choose to stay here for the light show if you like.

If you have already visit some of those places above before, and want to do something different this time. Please feel free to pick below attraction or activities base on your interests.
• Maglev Train Experience
• TV Tower/World financial center/Jinmao Tower
• Shanghai museum
• Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center

If you select the tour with dinner option, you will enjoy a Halal dinner after your day tour. After the tour, your guide will take you back to the hotel.

Duration: 1 hour


From USD 200.00

  • Private guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Shanghai Style Lunch
  • Local dinner (if Lunch + Dinner option is selected)
  • Three attraction entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission – Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission – Shanghai Tower
  • Entry/Admission – Jade Buddha Temple
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
  • Local Dinner (if Lunch option is selected)
  • More than three attraction entrance tickets
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • If choosing more than Two entrance tickets of (Shanghai Tower /Jinmao tower/ World financial center/ Pearl TV Tower/Double trip Maglev train /Huangpu River cruise/Yuyuan garden/Jade buddha temple) You will pay extra tickets of the cheapest one(about 30-40yuan).
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • For Spanish guide service, please book at least 3 days in advance
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


From USD 200.00
Shanghai Highlights Layover TourFrom USD 200.00