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How to Plan a Trip to Shanghai

Shanghai Trip Planner tells about the detail of how to plan a Shanghai tour. You may get some useful suggestions for your 1 to 4 days stay in Shanghai.

Cindy Tang
The Top 10 Ancient Water Towns Near Shanghai — Which One to Visit?

It is a list of top 10 ancient water towns near Shanghai, ordered by the distance from central Shanghai, guiding you which one to travel.

Cindy Tang
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
The Top 10 Layover Tours and Day Trips from Shanghai

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

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.

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
How to Make the Most of Your 144-Hour Visa-Free Stay in Shanghai

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
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
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 5 Best Apps for Tourists in Shanghai

We have compiled a list of the 5 most useful and navigable apps for travelers to Shanghai for both Apple and Android devices.

Gavin Van Hinsbergh
How to Spend a Night in Shanghai: Top 10 Things to Do

Don't know what to do in Shanghai at night? Here we've listed 10 things you should not miss to experience the colorful nightlife in Shanghai.

Cindy Tang
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.

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.

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.

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.

The Complete Guide to a Shanghai Layover

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
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.