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Private Trip to Hangzhou from Shanghai by Bullet Train

The dream-like beauty of West Lake led to Hangzhou's nickname as the "Heavenly City." Tour Hangzhou's top attractions, including the West Lake area and the Meijiawu Tea Farm, alongside a private guide on this day trip from Shanghai, which includes transportation and optional tour upgrades for lunch and entrance fees.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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USD150.00
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Walking Tour in the Former French Concession

Stroll through the Shangai's trendy French Concession neighborhood with a private guide on this walking tour. Follow your guide's lead to unearth hidden courtyards, Art Deco buildings, and typical Shanghai street scenes. Highlights include the Lanxin Theater, the Cathay Mansion, the former residence of Dr. Sun-Yat Sen, Fuxing Park, and others. Choice of departure times to fit your schedule.
  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hrs
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USD49.00
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  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hrs
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Private Hidden and Historical Suzhou Exploration from Shanghai

This private full day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai is especially designed for people who want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou. Your professional tour guide will lead you through deep alleys of the old city by canals, find you 477-years-old Garden of Cultivation ( UNESCO World Heritage ), ancient city gate, bonsai garden, 1000-years-old leaning pagoda and watch Suzhou Opera performance in tea house with local people. Learning about the most original history and culture of Suzhou. In addition, a relax boat ride is inclusive, and it takes you to see how this old city is arranged by waterways. If you want to catch the best highlights of Suzhou, don't miss out this opportunity.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Tour of Jewish Shanghai led by a Jewish History Expert

Discover the Jewish history of Shanghai on a half-day tour with an expert guide. Hear about Jewish immigration to Shanghai and visit important sites around the Hongkou district, also known as Shanghai Ghetto, where thousands of Jewish refugees lived during World War II. Stop at the memorial plaque in Huoshan Park and the Jewish Refugees Museum — formerly Ohel Moishe Synagogue. Your guide shares fascinating stories about the people whose lives intersected in Shanghai, including a Baghdadi–Jewish real estate developer, Chinese migrant workers and Jewish refugees from war-torn Europe.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD73.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private 3-hour Chinese Religions Walking Tour in Shanghai

Discover another side of Shanghai when you embark on a private, religion-themed walking tour of the city. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and meet your guide directly at your hotel. Then, transfer to the Shanghai Old City. You’ll discover more about the three religious traditions that helped shape the city: visit a Buddhist monastery, discover a Taoist temple, and see a Confucian temple. As you go, learn more about about Shanghai’s history, too.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Day Tour of Picturesque Hangzhou

Tour the scenic cultural highlights of Hangzhou on a full-day coach tour, including hotel pickup and drop-off. You'll take a 1-hour boat ride on West Lake and visit Lingyin Temple, a Meijiawu tea plantation, and Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda). Learn about Chinese history and architecture while you explore each landmark.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Day Tour to Xitang Ancient Water Town from Shanghai

Enjoy a day away from the crowds of downtown Shanghai — in the company of just your party and a guide — on this private tour to the water town of Zitang. Wander along the Misty Corridor, stroll through the classic West Garden, and visit the Chinese Button Museum as your guide shares insights into local culture.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Shanghai Full Day Private Customized Tour

You don't like to join a big group and don't want to follow a fixed tour schedule? Then join us on our Full Day Private Tour customized to your wishes. You want to see traditional sights like the Bund and Yu Garden at your own pace? You're looking for someone to help you bargaining at the local market? You just want to go restaurant hopping and try the best food the city has to offer? This is your opportunity. With our professional guides and drivers, you are independent and can experience Shanghai the way you like best.Our guides are fluent in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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USD26.00
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Tour

Spend the day exploring beyond Shanghai’s city limits—and discover two of the region’s most beautiful destinations—on this full-day tour of Suzhou and the Zhouzhuang Water Town. Following pickup from one of several central locations, travel via comfortable, air-conditioned coach to Suzhou, where you’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Master of Nets Garden, will see the Grand Canal, and more. Then, transfer to the Zhouzhuang Water Town, where you’ll explore the centuries-old buildings and waterways by boat.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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USD135.00
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Zhujiajiao Private Half Day Tour

Experience the traditional water town life around Shanghai on this private half day tour to beautiful Zhujiajiao. Famous for it rivers, bridges, narrow cobbled streets and whitewashed residential houses you can go for a stroll along the canals and leave behind the buzz of the big city. Explore the magnificent Garden of the wealthy Ma family, which took over 15 years to build and discover an ancient Qing dynasty post office.  Tour available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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USD38.00
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Shanghai Qibao Old Town Food Tour with Cricket Fighting Culture Experience

Street food is one of the great highlights of Qibao water town—but unless you speak Chinese, it’s hard to know what to try. Sample up to 10 different types of snacks with your own personal guide on this private door-to-door tour as you soak up the old-time atmosphere. Don’t miss a distinctly Qibao experience: cricket battles at the Qibao Cricket House.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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USD67.00
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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One Day Group Tour Highlights of Shanghai

This one day city tour enables you to visit some interesting Shanghai attractions in 8 hours. You will visit the famous Yu Garden, beautiful Bund area, Xintiandi in the Former French Conncession ,busy Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street as well as experience a classic Chinese Tea Ceremony. After lunch, visit the Jade Buddha temple and shanghai Museum . A visit to the Silk Museum will also be arranged and you can do some sourvnir shopping there.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD86.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD86.00

Shanghai leisure tour 1 day

New visitors to Shanghai can get acquainted with the city at an easygoing pace on this full day, small group tour. Save hours spent researching what to see and where by taking this tour, which visits some of the city’s many well-known attractions. Enjoy panoramic views from Oriental Pearl Tower; see a range of ancient Chinese artifacts and relics at the Shanghai Museum; stroll around The Bund and the picturesque Yu Garden. End your tour with a late-afternoon cruise along the Huangpu River.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD98.00
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Huangpu River Night Cruise with Hotel Transfer Service

See the historical and modern incarnations of Shanghai bathed in lights on a 45-minute evening cruise on the River Huangpu. Sail along the Huangpu as its winds between the city’s western, older Puxi district and newer, eastern Pudong zone. Admire the colonial-era buildings of The Bund in Puxi, and on the other side, the illuminated skyscrapers of Pudong, including the Shanghai Tower and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Your experience includes round-trip hotel transfers.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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USD37.00
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Half Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town from Shanghai

Enjoy a relaxing half day tour to the remarkable ancient water town Zhujiajiao, located in Qingpu District of Shanghai. This private tour takes you to experience the charming "Oriental Venice ", appreciate the beautiful and traditional Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture and explore the local old alley lanes and learn the fascinating local folks and culture from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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USD66.00
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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4-Hour Shanghai Jewish History and China Art Museum Private Tour

Discover Shanghai’s Jewish history and heritage on this 4-hour prviate tour. Explore the former Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai’s Hongkou district, visit landmarks such as Ohel Moishe Synagogue and Sassoon House, and see the famous painting ‘Along the River During the Qingming Festival’ at the China Art Museum.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD53.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Suzhou and Zhouzhuang or Tongli Tour from Shanghai

Visit two of south China’s most celebrated water towns on a private 10-hour trip from Shanghai. Travel to Suzhou to explore its historical canals and bridges, and visit its Humble Administrator’s Garden and one of its silk factories. After lunch (own expense), choose to visit Zhouzhuang or Tongli, two ancient water towns famous for their stone bridges, tranquil canals, and Ming- and Qing-era houses. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, with central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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USD93.00
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Half-Day Shanghai Jewish Cultural Private Tour

Discover a lesser-known side of Shanghai’s history on a half-day tour of the Shanghai Jewish Ghetto, located in the Hongkou District. From the 1920s to the 1940s, many Jewish refugees immigrated to Shanghai to escape repression in Russia and Europe. See important sites from that era including the Jewish Refugees Museum (formerly Ohel Moishe Synagogue), Huoshan Park and Xiahai Temple. Learn from your informative guide about the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, hear about modern day life in the historic neighborhood and meet local residents on this fascinating tour.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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USD40.00
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Shanghai All-you-need-to-see 1 Day Tour

See the best that Shanghai has to offer on this comprehensive full-day tour. Stroll through the beautiful Yu Garden, wander the streets of the Old Town, learn about the Buddhist religion, sample delicious Shanghainese food, and take in the views of the city from the Shanghai Tower viewing platform. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors who want to learn as much about the city as possible in one day.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD99.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Suzhou Ancient Town and Tongli Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Experience Suzhou at your own pace on this convenient private day trip. Traveling in climate-controlled comfort with your personal guide, see Tiger Hill, Cloud Rock Leaning Pagoda, and the Lingering Garden, one of Suzhou’s UNESCO World Heritage gardens. Enjoy a local lunch then explore the beautiful water village of Tongli Town before you return to your hotel.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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USD106.00
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  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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2 Hours Walking Tour: Former Jewish Ghetto in North Bund Area

Immerse yourself in the Jewish history of Shanghai. This personalized 2 hour tour shows what life was like for Shanghai’s early 20th century Jewish community, taking guests through the former Jewish Ghetto, Jewish Refugee Museum, and Ohel Moshe Synagogue. Your guide provides an informative narrative of this fascinating period of history.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Hangzhou Private Architecture Day Tour

The ancient spirit of “Jiangnan”—the rich, leisured lands south of the Yangtze—still endures. Discover it as you journey deep into Hangzhou’s Chinese culture with a private guide. Visit Qing Dynasty Guo’s Villa, Southern Song Imperial Street, the ancient tea-growing village of Meijiawu, and the former residence of 19th-century business titan Hu Xueyan. Wrap things up with a tour of Hangzhou’s high-rise central business district.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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USD54.67
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Two Days Private Hangzhou to Putuo Island Buddhism Pilgrimage Tour

One of China’s four sacred Buddhist mountains, Mount Putuo is a popular destination for pilgrimages, but the island’s scenic beauty also makes it a perfect oasis from the mainland’s bustle. On this 2-day, private tour from Hangzhou, discover the highlights of Mount Putuo without logistical hassle. On the first day, travel by private vehicle to Ningbo, after which you’ll take a hydrofoil to the island. See the Purple Bamboo Forest, Puji Temple, and more. On the second day, continue your sightseeing before returning to Hangzhou.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Wuxi Private Day Tour with Lingshan Buddha From Suzhou

Lingshan Grand Buddha is a part of a larger spiritual site that includes Xiangfu ancient Buddhist temple and newly built Brahma Palace. This full-day private tour will lead you to discover this scenic area with an experienced guide, visit Wuyou Temple, Lingshan Busdha, the world tallest copper standing statue of Skyamuni, Nine-Dragon Fountain and Brahma Palace.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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USD96.00
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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