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How to Plan a Trip to Shanghai 2020 (Tips for a Great Tour)

Don't know how to plan a Shanghai tour? Here is an article on when to go, how to get there, where to stay, what to see, where to eat, and other useful tips.

Cindy Tang
How to Plan a Day Trip in Shanghai — Stopover Ideas

Have a free day in Shanghai? Read this article for the best things to do and places to visit for a Shanghai day trip.

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
How to Plan a Beijing–Shanghai or Shanghai–Beijing Tour

Here are helpful ideas for planning your Beijing and Shanghai tour, including the top things to do, best time to visit, transportation, and a 6-day plan.

How to Plan a Shanghai–Suzhou Tour

Everything you should know about planning a Shanghai and Suzhou tour, including transportation, visas, things to do, and a 2-day trip plan.

How to Plan a Shanghai to Hangzhou Day Trip

Everything you should know about planning a Shanghai to Hangzhou day trip, including transportation, visas, things to do, and a day trip plan.

How to Plan a Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Suzhou Tour

Everything you need to plan a Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Suzhou tour, including highlights, transportation, best times, and a 5-day trip plan.

The Complete Guide to Your Layover in Shanghai

Planning a flight with a layover at Shanghai? Here is a complete guide for stopping over in Shanghai, from where to store your luggage to visa exemption and top things to do to.

Cindy Tang
Shanghai 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit

Want to visit Shanghai without a visa? Here is an insider's guide to how to make the most of your 144-hour visa-free stay in Shanghai: tips, sample tours, etc.

Cindy Tang
How to Plan a Huangshan Tour from Shanghai

A total guide for starting a tour to Huangshan from Shanghai. Check here for the top things to do in Huangshan, transportation and a 3-day tour plan.

How to Travel from Shanghai to the Great Wall of China

A full guide of how to travel from Shanghai to the Great Wall, including the transportation and a day trip plan.

The Top 10 Day Trips from Shanghai

How to plan a day trip or a layover tour in Shanghai? Check out these top 10 ideas, including day trips to Zhujiajiao, Suzhou and Hangzhou.

The 8 Best Shanghai Neighborhoods to Stay In (2019)

Shanghai is a vast megacity, but we recommend visitors stay in one of 8 areas, selected for tourist attractions, transportation, and good environments.

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Shanghai Weekend Trips: 10 Refreshing 2-Day Getaways

Here are 10 recommendations about places to go near Shanghai for a weekend getaway or a short excursion.

When in Shanghai, Do As the Shanghainese Do

Experience Shanghai Life as a Local People, including eating street food, riding the bus and bicycle, dancing in the square, singing at KTV and join a local tours.

Annie Wu
When in Shanghai, Don't...

This article is to set the record straight with respect to Shanghai travel and cultural norms that you should keep in mind.

Anusuya Mitra
Shanghai Travel Tips: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Want to know some tips for travel in Shanghai? We've put together a page full of practical travel tips for visitors, like when to go and what to see.

Anusuya Mitra
The Key Places in Shanghai That Every Tourist Needs to Know

Bars and restaurants spring up and disappear in a single season, and the benchmark for luxury hotels changes on a yearly basis.

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
See Hangzhou/Yiwu from Shanghai by Bullet Train

You can now take a G-train trip to Hangzhou/Yiwu from Shanghai, for scenery/ shopping. Here is how...

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Travel Tips for Senior Travelers to Shanghai

Here are some suggestions for senior travelers to Shanghai, including preparations, the best time to visit, and useful tips.

The 6 Best Apps for Tourists in Shanghai

We have compiled a list of the 6 most useful and navigable apps for travelers to Shanghai for both Apple and Android devices.

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Shanghai Jetlag Activities — Adjustment Tips, Easy Outings

Here is what you need to know about adjusting to Shanghai time as painlessly as possible, and Shanghai activities suitable for those suffering from jetlag.