Shanghai - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Shanghai - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

For tourists and business people, China’s biggest city and financial hub has a lot to offer than just shopping. Not only is this the destination for art enthusiasts, but also, Shanghai offers a rich culture with modern Shanghai intertwining with the old city. Sightseeing tours and activities include the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, a rollercoaster ride at the Pearl Tower and a visit to an offbeat museum. Where else can you watch a bird singing contest but only in Shanghai? For a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine, there are restaurants and bars. You can also try touring the city on a sidecar and eating street food as most tourists do. Call us, here, at La Vacanza Travel so you can enjoy the top things to do in Shanghai soon.

Shanghai to Suzhou: Private 8-Hour Tour, Train, Hotel Transfer

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Discover the beautiful city Suzhou on a full-day sightseeing tour from Shanghai. Departing at 9:30am at your Shanghai ho...

Duration:8 to 9 hours

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Shanghai to Zhaojialo, 4-Hour Private Tour, Boat Ride and Meal

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Zhaojialuo (Zhao Jia Tower) Ancient Town, located in Minhang District of Shanghai, and it's only 20km from Shanghai city...

Duration:5 hours

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Six-day package tour of Shanghai, Tongli, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Mount Huangshan

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The first day of the tour you will visit from the Bund and the Old Town to the backstreets of the former French Concessi...

Duration:6 days

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Shanghai Huangpu River Night Cruise with Buffet Dinner

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Enjoy a fantastic night cruise along the Huangpu River in the historic east and west Bund area, savor the most delightfu...

Duration:3 to 4 hours

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Tongli Water Town Private Day Trip from Shanghai with Tuisi Garden and Boat Ride

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Enjoy a fun and relaxing day tour to the most authentic and picturesque ancient water town Tongli , appreciate the class...

Duration:6 to 8 hours

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Secret Noodle and Wonton in Shanghai Alleyways with Local Beer

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Shanghai people love eating noodle and wonton, and there are so much varieties in town. During this 3 hours food tour, y...

Duration:3 hours

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Private Transfer to ERA Acrobats Show at Shanghai Circus World

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Enjoy door-to-door service in a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your hotel to E...

Duration:30 to 45 minutes

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Half Day Private Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town with Boat Ride from Shanghai

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Enjoy short get away from Shanghai city to beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town where you can explore the classic Chinese bui...

Duration:4 to 5 hours

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Shanghai Local Food and Beer Tour

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This is Shanghai’s most authentic culinary experience! Join our local insiders and get off the beaten path to discover n...

Duration:3 hours

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Shanghai Huangpu River Cruise and Dinner

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Enjoy a night in Shanghai by starting a 60-minute night cruise on beautiful Huangpu River where you can see amazing city...

Duration:3 hours

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Shanghai VIP River Yacht Cruise and Hotel Pickup, Drink Option

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This 60-minute romantic private yacht experience takes you to see the amazing Shanghai city landmarks along the famous S...

Duration:90 to 120 minutes

 

Evening Thai Dinner and Huangpu River Cruise in Shanghai

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Enjoy your Shanghai night by starting a trendy Thai dinner in a historic villa located in French Concession area, where ...

Duration:3 hours 30 minutes

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Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

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Taste a dozen traditional Shanghainese dishes in 3 hours during this culinary tour of Yunnan Road, the old border betwee...

Duration:3 hours

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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

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Discover Shanghai’s most incredible city attractions and beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town during this wonderful private d...

Duration:8 hours

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3-Hour Chinese Kitchen Cooking Class: Xiaolongbao Soup Dumplings

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No worry if you don't understand Mandarin, this cooking class is conducted by an English-speaking chef, a true foodies a...

Duration:3 hours

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Shanghai Breakfast Walking Tour of Former French Concession

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Spend your morning by all your senses in the south part of Shanghai's former French Concession where you will try out ov...

Duration:3 hours

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Walking Through the Hidden Door of Shanghai Old Town

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This private 3-hour walking tour is designed for city walkers who are fond of off-the-beaten track routes. Your professi...

Duration:180 to 210 minutes

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Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

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If you have very limited time in Shanghai, and want to go home with a great understanding of Shanghai, its people, histo...

Duration:8 hours

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Shanghai By Night: 3-Hour Private Evening Food Tour, incl Drinks

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Get ready for Shanghai’s most delicious food tour! As the sun sets, you’ll get off the tourist trail and into family-run...

Duration:3 hours

 

Private Walking Tour in the Former French Concession

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The former French Concession is always the highlight of a visit to Shanghai. It also becomes the city's hottest and hipp...

Duration:180 to 210 minutes

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Private Shanghai Evening Street Food Walking and Cruise Tour

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If you are a food adventurer and also enjoy walking and learning local history and culture, you surely don't want to mis...

Duration:3 to 4 hours

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Private Full Day Tour: Shanghai Amazing Arts Scene

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This unique tour includes a range of Shanghai's most interesting art venues from street art to historic antiquities. A m...

Duration:8 hours

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Suzhou and Tongli Water Town Self-Guide Tour with Transfers

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Flexible 11 hours self-guide tour with private English speaking driver service. No pushing and rushing day trip. Hotel p...

Duration:10 to 11 hours

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Half-Day Private Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour with Boat Ride from Shanghai

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Enjoy a 5 hours private tour with a professional driver tour guide and a private vehicle to famous water town Zhujiajiao...

Duration:5 hours

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Din Tai Fung Dinner Experience and Acrobatics Show in Shanghai

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Have a bite of the world famous soup dumpling at Din Tai Fung, a Michelin Star rated restaurant. Followed by a 75-munite...

Duration:4 hours

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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

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This great 8-hour Shanghai city tour takes you to discover the must see sites in Shanghai from its old and modern perspe...

Duration:7 to 8 hours

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4-Hour Flexible Private Shanghai City Tour

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Pick 2 to 3 most incredible Shanghai city attractions that you wish to discover during this 4-hour private tour. Accompa...

Duration:4 hours

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Late Night Food Tour in the Shanghai's French Concession

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Start your 3-hour late night food adventure from the Xintiandi area to the backstreets of former French Concession at 8:...

Duration:3 hours

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Private Chinese Cooking Class in Shanghai with Vegetarian Option

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Get your hands on experience in cooking 3 Chinese delicious stir-fried dishes by using a traditional Chinese wok. This p...

Duration:2 hours

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Afternoon Tea and Dessert Tour on the Huaihai Road in Shanghai

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Ever wonder what Chinese people have for afternoon tea? Is it like British style or what? Come and join this unique food...

Duration:3 hours

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Shanghai - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Popularly known as a city of two faces, Shanghai is home to some of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, scores of trendy bars and restaurants, and miles of luxury goods shops.

Beyond its main streets, there are narrow alleyways that are packed with traditional lane houses, where local communities are alive and well. It has been most westernized city in China, with its heyday seeing the strongest business, the greatest architecture and the best nightlife in Asia.

Today, the city is still booming, which means it is a great choice of destination for your next holiday.

Sightseeing destinations in Shanghai

The city’s charm lies in its must-see sites, tree-lined streets, sweet boutiques, majestic colonial buildings and a variety of places to eat and drink. To have the greatest sightseeing experience, your challenge would be to prioritize its main attractions and accomplish all of your goals for your trip. You can get a glimpse of Shanghai's past by going to the Longhua Temple and Zhujiajiao and see what is on the horizon by heading to the top of the Shanghai World Financial Center or to the Bund’s river edge. You can also pay homage to the city’s commercial gods along the Nanjing Road.

Top tour activities in Shanghai

Among the things to do in Shanghai, there are those that you should not dare not having on your activity list.

  • Taking a Ride on the Maglev - A ride on this train from Pudong Airport to the city would be a perfect way to feel a super-modern Shanghai. Running at 431 kilometers per hour, this air-conditioned, magnetically-levitated train covers 30 kilometers in just 8 minutes.
  • Strolling Along the Huangpu River to the Bund - One of the things you should never miss on your Shanghai trip is strolling along this river to the Bund, which displays the city’s classic skyline views of colonial architecture and skyscrapers.
  • Watching the Performances at the Shanghai Circus World - At this venue, you will enjoy a variety of domestic and international live performances, which include shows, music competitions, dances and acrobatics. China’s modern achievements, such as the first manned space mission ship, are also exhibited here.

Top tour attractions in Shanghai

China’s largest city offers many exciting attractions and sightseeing opportunities, especially:

  • The Bund - Locally known as the Zhongshan Lu, this place constitutes a lovely broad promenade that runs along the west bank of the Huangpujiang River. It is particularly popular among travelers for its retained a European feel that is particularly noticeable in old English and French buildings that serve as boutique stores, restaurants, offices and galleries.
  • Yu Garden - Also known as the Garden of Happiness, this consists of an inner and outer garden, with the oldest section changed in the 18th century when the park’s main hall, Sansui Tang, was added.
  • The Jade Buddha Temple - This temple is located in the Anyuan Lu district of Shanghai and houses 2 Shakyamuni statues brought by the monk Huigen from Burma. The present building is divided into 3 halls and 2 courtyards, including the Hall of the Kings of Heaven that is popular for the statues of the 4 Heavenly Kings and 2 Shakyamuni sculptures.

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