• Location: Shanghai Region, China
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 59.00 View price calendar

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Don’t spend your Shanghai stopover inside the airport; maximize your time in China and opt for a private and customizable sightseeing tour instead. This personalized layover tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off The Bund (Waitan), French Concession, and Yuyuan Garden in limited time. Airport or hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.


  • Private and customizable Shanghai layover tour
  • Escape the airport and spend a stopover sightseeing
  • Tick off The Bund, French Concession, and Yuyuan Garden in limited time
  • Airport or hotel pickup and drop-off are included
  • Receive the undivided attention of a private guide

What You Can Expect

Flexible Private Shanghai Layover Tour

Local food tasting in Shanghai

Customer Reviews

Bret B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Alana provided us with great information one day in advance of our arrival with critical information about how to get the 24 hour transit visa. We arrived in shanghai with a 10 hr layover. Talking with other travelers they did not think we had time to go on a tour. But when we showed the customs officer our receipt and Alana’s phone number they had no problem processing the transit visa. It was a whirlwind 5 hours but sooo much better than staying in airport for 10 hours. Great day with once a lifetime experience!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Had a great time while in Shanghai. Snow Had a great time while in Shanghai. Snow took us everywhere we wanted and shared lots of knowledge about the City! If you decide to take this tour, make sure you go to People's park! The city was extremely clean and all the floral was perfectly manicured..

Monne W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

My wife and I had a long layover and decided to try a tour. Our tour this week was great and well worth the time. Berlin, our guide, was very easy to coordinate with and even shared tips on how the 24 hour transit without visa process works. We landed a little earlier than scheduled and the driver and Berlin were able to get us started on the tour earlier as well. The van transportation was comfortable and easily accommodated us and our luggage. She was very knowledgeable about the history and stories of the locations we visited. She also suggested several "must have" photos and snacks. We would recommend this tour and Berlin specifically to anyone with some time in Shanghai.

Adam V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our tour was amazing! Alana was very good at communicating with us before the tour to help ensure we could get through customs, which was definitely a struggle. Once picked up everything went smoothly and we could really take the day at our own pace. We opted to see as much as possible and just walked around instead of diving too deep in one area and both Alana and our driver were very accommodating in recommending the best places to visit during our layover. What was even more special is being taken to some local eateries where we could try the local dumplings. My new husbands favorite! Alana also took a lot of great photos of my new husband and myself in each spot we visited, which is great to now have for our honeymoon scrapbook! Thank you for a wonderful glimpse into Shanghai!

Iris S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We enjoyed the tour very much with our tour guide snow. She showed us a lot of places. We visited Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Xin Tian Di and the Bund. Snow is a good guide; she is very helpful and patient. We eat nice Shanghai food for lunch. We will highly recommend this tour. Thx so much.

Shelby D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

It was a lovely day ! Super informative on history of each location and totally open to exploring different places. Definitely wouldn't have been able to see as much as we did without this awesome private tour !

Alexandra L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I rate our tour 5 Stars. Our tour guide Judy was excellent and provided a lot of information about the history of Shanghai. She was really wonderful.

Tara D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

It was a wonderful tour today. Our guide Alana was so informative with all of the questions we asked and gave us such an insight into China and the way it operates. In our short time she was able to provide both us and the children with a huge amount of information that we never would have had, had we tried to explore the city ourselves. We loved trying the dumplings, exploring the city and being a part of the Chinese New Year. We also extremely appreciate that she took lots of our photos and allow us to have so many special photos together. I can’t say thanks enough for the memories that she helped create today within our family and her patience with the kids being on the tired side as well. We give this trip a solid 5 stars.

Nancy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

The tour was perfect. I was able to see so many sites and got to taste some of the famous Shanghai dumplings. Mary was nice and so accommodating. I didn't bring a coat and it was freezing cold, she took me around several shops to find one that I liked. She was also very knowledgeable in the history and culture of Shanghai. Overall great experience and would recommend it to anyone.

Dianne R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Alana was great!!! She was able to make the most out of our short layover and showed us the highlights of shanghai. she also took us to good local spots for some dimsum. highly recommended!

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