Shanghai Private Tour with River Cruise, Shanghai Tower, and Lunch or Dinner

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From $176.50

18 reviews   (4.94)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Shanghai, Shanghai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Taste Shanghai contains two meanings: first one is to taste the delicious Shanghai cuisine, and the second one is to overlook the entire city view of Shanghai. This 5-hour private tour is customized just for your party, which you can eat and see in this amazing city in your limited time. You will visit Shanghai Tower (the tallest building in China), Yuyuan bazaar and take the Huangpu River cruise. Besides sightseeing, you will enjoy a tasty lunch or dinner(depends on you choosing on the morning 10am or afternoon 2pm departure time) in Shanghai style.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Huangpu River curise ride

Professional guide

Pudong International Airport drop-off (depending on selected tour option)

Shanghai Tower entrance fee

Shanghai-style lunch (morning tour 10:00am) or dinner (afternoon tour 2:00pm)

Shanghai-style lunch or dinner (depending on selected tour option)

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

5 USD/Person Entrance Fee for Yuyuan Garden( The Garden not open on Monday)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • If you want to be dropped off at Pudong International Airport after your tour, please select the PVG Airport drop-off tour option when you book
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please advise your preferred tour start time upon booking (10am or 2pm)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise your preferred tour start time upon booking
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Your local guide will pick up you from your hotel lobby at your desired time in the morning. Then you will follow BBC Rick Stein’s footsteps to taste Shanghai.
First, you will go to the Yuyuan bazaar, which is 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. You will have chance to taste some of the famous snack in the markets if you are interests, such as the spring roll, Big soup dumplings. Famous Yu Garden is just right next to the bazaar, if you want to have a visit, please let your guide know (Yuyuan garden close on Monday).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pudong New Area
After your morning tour, your guide will take you to a nice local restaurant where you can enjoy some well-known local food, such as Xiao Long Bao (soup dumpling) and Chairman Mao's favorite dish Hong Shao Rou (Braised pork in brown sauce). Xiao Long Bao is a characteristic of Shanghai cuisine, with over hundred years of history. Pork minced “Xiao Longs” are the most classical ones and once it comes to right season, you can also try the crab-meat one.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Shanghai Tower
In the afternoon, you will visit Shanghai Tower the tallest building in China (the 2nd tallest in the world). The observatory of “Shanghai Tower” is with the height of 632 meters, and you can have a panoramic view of the whole city with 360 degrees dimension at the “airborne city “and “city’s smart eyes”. It is really unique experience on the top and is the best choice for enjoying damper, the high-tech achievement.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

After that, you will you will enjoy a relaxing river cruise ride on the mother river of Shanghai - Huangpu River. You will have a glimpse of Shanghai’s past and look into the bright future of the city from Riverside Promenade area. Your cruise offers a great view of the grand colonial buildings along west side of the Bund, such as the famous Peace hotel, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and etc.. Turn towards east side, you will see the skyscrapers of shanghai, like Oriental Pearl TV Tower, World Financial Center, and Shanghai Tower. If you choose the afternoon departure,you will enjoy the prosperous lights, which will lights up your whole trip.
If you have visit some of those places before, you can choose the place from the following based on your interests.
• Shanghai museum
• Jade Buddha temple
• Tianzifang/Former French concession
• TV Tower/Jinmao Tower/World financial center
• Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art CenterAfter the tour ends, your guide will send you back to the hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Wonderful day in Shangai
841radimp, 10-09-2020
We enjoyed this trip very much. The car was air-conditioned and comfortable to ride in, with a pleasant driver, who took us between the attractions. Our guide - Ms. Berlin - was wonderful!

She tailored the experience to our needs (we are an older couple), took good care of us (she provided us with hand disinfection, face masks and refreshments along the way) and talked about Shangai most engagingly and with deep knowledge. Very professional behaviour and great English!

The food we had at a modern Chinese restaurant was delicious. Everything was well planned and ran smoothly. We heartily recommend this tour and Ms. Berlin as guide!
Good Overview of Shanghai
RTR2018-1, 09-11-2019
We enjoyed the day with our guide Wilson. He was very knowledgeable and his English easy to understand. It was also great to have a driver who could negotiate the crazy traffic. We highly recommend this tour and guide.
Moiz E, 31-10-2019
Chloe was perfect . fantastic guide Good and clear English .Her professionalism and knowledge made our visit very pleasant.we would strongly recommend Chloe for any Shanghai visit
Driver was also helpful and very polite
perfect afternoon in shanghai
KarlBi, 27-10-2019
We are very satisfied with our guide Mrs. Lang and also the dricer! the car with the glass roof was perfect to view shanghai during the transfers. Mrs Lang our guide was perfect in english and she explained us so much about amazing Shanghai We will never forget all the nice pleaces and this afternoon. for us Shanghai-tower was the highlight! And also the late afternoon boat-trip on the river huang pu! The brand new light-show was so impressive! Moreover we had a delightious chineese dinner. Many Thanks to Mrs. Lang! K.Bickel
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stephanb497, 27-10-2019
Tour was fabulous, Alana is a fantastic guide. Was great to see the comparison of the traditional old town & the skyscrapers of the bund!

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