the skycrapers in the bund in Shanghai

Shanghai Tours

Tailor Make Your Tour:
  • Your Schedule
  • Your Interests
  • Your Hotel Tastes

Discover Shanghai, a booming megalopolis mixing East and West, ancient and modern. The 144-hour visa-free transit policy makes Shanghai a more convenient destination for transit and short stay passengers. We also design tours from Shanghai to the Yellow Mountains, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and nearby water towns, all of which can be completed within 6 days. Each tour can be tailored to your dates and interests. We are all about 'Discovery Your Way!'

What you can do in Shanghai if you have…

1 Day Good for a city tour

Shanghai Highlights Tour

+Pu River night cruise

Orside car tour

Orlocal food tour

Night view of the Bund side car tour Steam bun
32% of China Highlights' travelers' choice
2-3 DaysPopular for Shanghai area

Shanghai Highlights Tour

+Suzhou classic gardens

+Water towns

Shanghai city view Suzhou Garden Tongli Watertown
39% of China Highlights' travelers' choice
4-7 Days Recommend for Shanghai and Neighbors

Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Suzhou Bullet Train Tour

+Hangzhou tea culture experience

+Essence of Hangzhou Tour

Hangzhou West Lake Tea Picking Experience The Yellow Mountains
21% of China Highlights' travelers' choice

Most Popular Tours

Transfer and Theme Tours

Shanghai Extension

Trip Notes

Shanghai map
Shanghai map

Common Questions Travelers Ask Us

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1. What is the 144-hour visa-free transit policy?

A short stay (up to 6 days) in Shanghai and surrounding cities is more convenient now, for it is usually visa free! Since January 30th 2016, citizens from 51 countries can come to any of the following ports of entry in China – Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, Shanghai Railway Station, Nanjing Lukou International Airport, and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport – and stay within the administrative precincts of Shanghai municipality, Jiangsu Province and Zhejiang Province for up to 144 hours without Chinese visas, by producing their own valid international travel documents and onward air/boat/train tickets to another country (or region) with confirmed date and seat to leave within 144 hours of arrival.

2. What's the difference between the water towns?
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