Shanghai Port Transfer with City & Zhujiajiao Tour
2-Day Shanghai Port Transfer with City & Zhujiajiao Tour
Enjoy an easy transfer between the Cruise Port and Shanghai and see the essential sights of Shanghai's downtown. Enjoy modern life in Shanghai by visiting the Bund and ancient aesthetics in Yu Garden, and relaxe in the Zhujiajiao Watertown.
- Enjoy private transfer between the cruise port and Shanghai downtown
- Explore both of the traditional part Shanghai by visit the Yuyuan Garden and the Bund area
- Stand on the glass floor of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower which is 259m above the ground and have a bird view of the whole city
- Relaxe on a boat and feel the breeze in the Zhujiajiao Watertown
About China Highlights
Since 1959 we've guided everyone ranging from US presidents, Australian Geographic and retired backpackers. Our goal is to create unique trips that take you off-the-beaten path, helping you discover China in a more authentic way. Our motto: "Discovery Your Way!"
Our family trip to China ended with a couple of days in historical Shanghai. We loved seeing and visiting the historic centers, traveling up the Shanghai Tower, eating delicious dumplings, and visiting the best Chinatown we have ever experienced. Our guide, Quing Quing, and driver Ken were fantastic, informative, professional and fun. Quing Quing even took us to experience the marriage market where Chinese parents try to help their children find potential mates after we expressed that it would be an interesting thing to see. Quing Quing, her American name is Clair, is an excellent and vivacious tour guide. Ask for her when you book with China Highlights you will be in good hands. --Inspire819460 more
Meals: lunch at Home's Restaurant
Shanghai Cruise Port Transfer: You will be picked up at Shanghai Cruise Port and transferred to the city center without stress.
Yuyuan Garden (1 hour): Yuyuan Garden is located in the center of Shanghai old quarters. It was a private garden built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, with typical Chinese classic architecture and style. The complex covers an area of 2 hectares, with rockeries, pavilions, ponds and corridors. Yuyuan Garden is surrounding by a busy market place, where visitors can find everything from popular local snacks, handicrafts, antiques and souvenirs to some famous time-honored restaurants.
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (1 hour): A short walk across Renmin Square from the Shanghai Museum, this offers a fascinating insight into Shanghai's future. The 2nd floor has a giant walkaround model of the city, and other floors have great displays and interactive exhibitions.
The Bund (40 minutes): This 1.5-kilometer-long embankment runs along the western bank of Huangpu River. On its west side it is the "architecture gallery" with 52 well-preserved old European style buildings. Once the major trading and commercial center of old Shanghai, the Bund has now taken on new vitality, with futuristic developments, chic restaurants, top end shops and bars offer plenty to see and do-and by night it's magic!
Oriental Pearl TV Tower (1.3 hours): One of the tallest TV towers in the world, known for its distinctive spheres, or "pearls", it stands across the river from the Bund, among the exciting architecture of the east bank. The Shanghai History Museum is Located on the first floor of the Oriental TV Tower. There you can see the four major exhibition units reflecting Shanghai's history, modern and recent revolutionary history respectively.
Home's Restaurant: Home's Restaurant is located near the Nanjing Road. It specializes in Shanghai cuisine using the best local ingredients. Smoked fish and red jujube with sticky rice are well known in Shanghai. The restaurant enjoys a great reputation with diners from many parts of China and abroad.
The Bund Hotel Shanghai (4-star)/Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World (5-star).
Meals: breakfast at hotel
Zhujiajiao Cruise (20 minutes): You have an opportunity to take a cruise on the river through the ancient town.it will take 20 minutes.
Zhujiajiao Water Town (1 hour): Shaped like a fan, Zhujiajiao Water Town has hundreds of years of history. Thousands of examples of Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty architecture lie on the sides of the lakes and the 36 stone bridges retain their ancient style. The tour includes eight attractions: Tongtianhe (an ancient pharmacy), the historic Post Office, Yanyitang Art Gallery, the Chenghuang Temple, Shanghai Handicraft Exhibition Hall, Shanghai Quanhua Art Gallery, Yuanjin Temple and Kezhi Garden.
Shanghai to Cruise Port Transfer: Shanghai to Cruise Port transfer is arranged.
If you have any interest in the Yangtze River, the Three Gorges Museum won't let you down. You can see almost every aspect of the Yangtze River exhibited, including the wildlife, and the world-famous Three Gorges Dam. It has five floors, with some temporary art exhibitions.
Ciqikou Ancient Town is an ancient business center, where a number of stores are located. Interesting and handmade artifacts, and other souvenirs of Chongqing are sold there. Walking on the stone road and taking pictures of the ancient Chinese-style buildings is also fascinating.
Visit Hongya Cave (#3 for Chongqing on TA) — it's good for views, shopping, food, and nightlife.
Your private driver and guide will transfer you to the railway station, the airport, or the Yangtze cruise pier.
1. Utilize the 144-hour visa-free transit policy
If Shanghai is your first destination in China, don't miss the 144-hour visa-free transit policy. One of the conditions is that you must be in transit to a third country or region (Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan are included). For example, USA–Shanghai–Taiwan is acceptable for a 144-hour transit visa in Shanghai but an application for USA–Shanghai–USA or Beijing- Shanghai- USA is not. Learn more here.
2. Beijing & Shanghai Extensions
We also arrange transfer from/to Tianjin International Cruise Port and Tianjin& Beijing excursions, please click here to check the details.
3. Tailoring Your Tour
This tour is very flexible. You can alter the itinerary, and extend or shorten it to suit your price, interest, and schedule. Feel free to tell us your requirements, and we will be happy to help you arrange a tour using our professional knowledge and experience. We promise a "No Shopping Policy".
4. More Trip Information
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