Your full-day tour begins at your Shanghai hotel at 11am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle and greet your private guide. Your first stop is Yuyuan Garden, a busy open space that manages to maintain its serenity with fish ponds and temples.
Your next stop is Confucius Temple, a 1,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site dedicated to the great Chinese thinker and philosopher. Following a tea ceremony inside the temple, you’ll satisfy your appetite with a traditional Chinese lunch.
Then, proceed to Tianzifang, a renovated portion of Shanghai’s Old French Quarter, to soak up the bohemian atmosphere and see the studios of writers and artists with a cold beer in hand.
From to observation deck of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in CHina, you’ll enjoy panoramic vistas of the city after zooming to the top in the world’s fastest elevator.
Wander around The Bund (Waitan) before boarding a boat for a 1-hour cruise on the Huangpu River, from which you’ll see Shanghai illuminated by night.
Your tour culminates with a traditional Sichuan dinner while watching a face-changing opera. You’ll transferred to your hotel at around 10pm.