Top China Tours from Shanghai

Top China Tours from Shanghai

Why Start Your China Tour from Shanghai?

  • Convenient arrival: Over 280 air carriers travel to Shanghai from the rest of the world. Shanghai is also accessible via international cruises.
  • Gateway city: From Shanghai, travelers can take flights or high-speed train journeys to connect to major cities in China.
  • Future of China: Visit this metropolis to witness the development of China.

How to Plan a China Tour from Shanghai

Depending on your schedule and interests, you can spend 2–4 days in Shanghai. Usually, 1 day is enough to cover the highlights, such as the Bund, Yu Garden, and the Shanghai Tower.

More days can be spent at the French Concession, the Jade Buddha Temple, and Hong Kong Disneyland, among other attractions.

If time permits, taking an extension tour to Suzhou, Hangzhou, or Huangshan for an extra 3–5 days is highly recommended.

Best China Tours from Shanghai

The following tours are six of the best China tours from Shanghai, based on tour features and previous customers' feedback. These are provided as inspiration and a possible framework for your own tailor-made China tour. Tell us what you would like. Your dedicated one-to-one travel consultant will customize any itinerary to suit your interests, tastes, and budget.

13-Day Private Tour: Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Guilin/Yangshuo - Xi'an - Beijing
Riches of China

13-Day Tour: Shanghai - Hangzhou - Guilin/Yangshuo - Xi'an - Beijing

One-Day Shanghai to Suzhou Round-Trip Tour
Suzhou Highlights

One-Day Shanghai to Suzhou Round-Trip Tour

5-Day Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou Bullet Train Tour
Essence of East China

5-Day Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou Bullet Train Tour

5-Day Shanghai, Hangzhou and Watertown Tour
Venice of China

5-Day Shanghai, Hangzhou and Watertown Tour

4-Day Shanghai Family Tour with Disneyland
Shanghai Family Tour

4-Day Shanghai Family Tour with Disneyland

3-Day Ancient Villages and the Yellow Mountain Tour
Escape to Huangshan from Shanghai

3-Day Ancient Villages and the Yellow Mountain Tour

Jingdezhen Porcelain
3-day Jingdezhen Porcelain Tour
  • Secret Ingredient of Porcelain
  • Porcelain Making Experience
Skiing Trip from Shanghai
2-day Lin'an Hot Spring & Skiing Tour
  • Skiing Slopes at Your Doorsteps
  • Relaxing Hot Spring
Hengdian World Studios
2-Day Hengdian World Studios Weekend Getaway
  • Hollywood of China
  • Ancient Costume Dress Up
Rafting in Anji
2-Day Weekend Getaway to Anji Bamboo Forest
  • Rafting in a Valley
  • Cliff Swing
Zhongwei Desert
3-Day Zhongwei Desert Tour with Winery Experience
  • Sand Sledding and Dune Bashing
  • Wine Tasting
The Great Wall
2-Day Beijing Highlights from Shanghai
  • Walk on the less crowded Great Wall section.
  • Explore the emperors' lives in the Forbidden City.
 

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