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  • Location:Shanghai, China
  • Duration:5 hours (approx.)

Shanghai Afternoon Sightseeing Tour including Huangpu River Cruise

Take a tour around Shanghai and see one of Asia's most progressive cities. Shanghai or "Paris of the Orient" has fast developed economically, culturally and socially. See the Oriental TV Tower, Pudong Park and take a cruise on the Huangpu River.


  • Experience Shanghai from the land and sea on this afternoon sightseeing tour
  • Cruise along Huangpu River
  • Panoramic views of Shanghai from the Oriental TV Tower's observation deck
  • Visit the popular shopping district of Nanjing Road
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Informative and friendly guide
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop off

What You Can Expect

Shanghai Afternoon Sightseeing Tour including Huangpu River Cruise

Shanghai Afternoon Sightseeing Tour including Huangpu River Cruise

Shanghai is the largest and most prosperous city in China and is one of the most important economic, financial and cultural centers in all of Asia. In recent years, its pace of development has been astounding. Even if you visited Shanghai only a few years ago, the changes are impressive.

The tour starts with the Oriental TV Tower, the unmistakable symbol of modern Shanghai. Standing in Pudong Park in the new and developing Lujiazui District, it overlooks the industry and commerce quickly developing on the banks of the Huangpu River. You will enjoy a panoramic view of Shanghai from the main observatory and have the opportunity to orient yourself to the thriving metropolis you're about to discover.

A cruise on Huang River gives you another way to see the Bund, the cultural district along the river. From this floating vantage point, you'll see 80-100 year old buildings with diverse architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, and Romanesque. After a photo stop at People's Square, the picturesque green space surrounded by buildings on all sides, you visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Here you will see the vision for the new Shanghai.

Your final stop is Nanjing Road, the first commercial street in Shanghai. It is pedestrian friendly, with no cars allowed, and is the popular shopping center of the city. It is always bustling with excitement, with locals, business people and tourists alike. You'll likely want to return in the evening to get a taste of Shanghai nightlife.

Tour Highlights:

  • Oriental Pearl TV Tower
  • River Cruise
  • People's Square
  • Urban Planning Exhibition (Not available on Mondays)
  • Nanjing Road

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

The river cruise was good. And the visit to the Pearl Tower was amazing.Nice view to the city.

United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

A well organized and very interesting and informative tour, the tv tower was amazing and river cruise great fun.

4 star rating: Recommended September 2011

The river cruise was good. And the visit to the Pearl Tower was amazing. we had experienced the sky deck, and it was unforgetable.

4 star rating: Recommended April 2011

Good opportunity to get overview of city, although could have spent less time at Urban Planning Exhibition. Cruise was good. Guide excellent.

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2013

The tour was good and we saw lots of shanghai in a short space of time

Anthony W

3 star rating: Worth doing April 2012

Great Tour but had to be cut short because of the traffic, did not make it to the silk factory a bit of a shame

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better December 2014

Tour guide was nice and friendly but the tour itself was very trite and quite commercial, with stop at local pearl shop for opening a oister demonstration. It felt a bit like " battery chicken " tour even if I was on my own, not a touch special, certainly I would not recommend.

1 star rating: I do not recommend this July 2014

The river cruise is best done in the evening. Expensive.

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