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Day Trips from Shanghai

By Viator, July 2012

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Day trips are a great way to see beyond the city that you're visiting and experience a multitude of sights in one day. This is especially true in such a big country like China. Day trips from Shanghai offer a great opportunity to see more of the surrounding areas and attractions. The following are a few examples of some itineraries that are available.

Gardens and Waterways

If the hustle and bustle of Shanghai is too much for you, spend a day floating down the extensive canals and waterways of the water villages outside of Shanghai with this Zhujiajiao and Seven Treasure Town Day Tour from Shanghai tour.

Or, cool off in the peace and quiet of one of Suzhou's picturesque gardens on this Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai tour.

By Air

China is rich in culture and history, and the best way to understand it is to visit cities that are spread across China. If you only have a few days in Shanghai, your itinerary most likely doesn't include a plane ride to destinations like Xi'an, Guilin or Beijing.

Luckily, these prearranged packages help you forget about the stress of planning a trip and include everything you will need to expand your knowledge of China. All of these packages include airfare, meals and transportation - and they all take place in one day: Guilin in One Day , Xi'an in One Day, and Beijing in One Day.

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Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

4 star rating: Recommended 220 Reviews

Visit two picturesque Chinese towns, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang on a day trip from Shanghai. You'll see how daily life has remained unchanged over the centuries in ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $134.99

Best of Shanghai Day Tour including Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund

4 star rating: Recommended 146 Reviews

See all the main sites of Shanghai, 'Paris of the Orient'. Your fully guided coach tour includes lunch as well as entry into the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $78.99

Hangzhou - Heaven on Earth Day Trip from Shanghai

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 91 Reviews

Travel to Hangzhou, a city rich in history and spectacular scenery on this day trip from Shanghai. Cruise on Hangzhou's famous West Lake and take in the ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $168.99

Beijing in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

If you’re spending time in Shanghai, take a day trip to Beijing by air to make your visit to China complete. While you’re in China’s ancient capital, visit the ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $810.00

Private Custom Tour: Shanghai in One Day

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

During your time in Shanghai, design your own itinerary to experience all of Shanghai, according to your own interests. Your local guide will take you to all ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $19.99

Xi'an in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

While you’re in Shanghai, take a day trip to Xi’an, famous as one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization. You’ll learn about the history of the ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $809.99

3-Day Private Tour of Xi'an and Beijing from Shanghai by Air

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Make the most of your time in China on a three-day private tour of Xi'an's and Beijing’s highlights from Shanghai. See Xi'an's fabled Terracotta Army with your ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights

From USD $1,530.00
$1,700.00 Save $170.00

Guilin in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air

Explore China’s most beautiful mountains and waterways on a day trip to Guilin from Shanghai. Guilin is renowned for its famous natural scenery, and was a ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $809.99

Zhujiajiao and Seven Treasure Town Day Tour from Shanghai

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

Head to the outskirts of Shanghai on this guided 1-day day tour to quaint Chinese villages. See Seven Treasure Town, an ancient water town famous for its ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $134.99

2-Day Private Tour of Beijing from Shanghai by Air

Hit all of Beijing's must-see sights and experience its culture – including two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a Peking duck dinner – on this two-day private ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 2 days, 1 night

From USD $720.00
$800.00 Save $80.00

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