• Location: Shanghai, China
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
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Get to know Shanghai with your own guide on this 8-hour private tour. Admire bird’s-eye views from a Pudong tower, stroll along The Bund or Riverside Promenade (Binjiang Da Dao), and visit the Yuyuan Garden and bazaar. Plus, explore the Confucius Temple and Concession area, and enjoy a dumpling lunch (own expense) and traditional tea ceremony. Choose to travel by public transport (own expense) if you're in a group of four or fewer, or upgrade to get around by private vehicle.


  • Private 8-hour Shanghai highlights tour
  • Visit top Shanghai attractions including the Confucius Temple and Yuyuan Garden
  • Admire aerial views from your chosen Pudong tower, such as the Oriental Pearl or Shanghai Tower
  • Stroll along The Bund and visit the Yuyuan bazaar and Concession area
  • Enjoy a dumpling lunch and Tang-dynasty tea ceremony
  • Travel by public transport (available for groups of four or fewer) at own expense, or upgrade to private transport
  • Flexible itinerary with personalized attention from a private guide

What You Can Expect

Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

Enjoying Shanghai Incredible Highlights

Book your desired tour option, and depart your downtown Shanghai hotel or another chosen central location by private vehicle or public transport (depending on option selected). Tell your guide if there’s anything you want to see more of during your tour: your itinerary is flexible.

Head into the Pudong financial district and visit the observatory of a tower of your choice, selecting from the Oriental Pearl Tower, World Financial Center, or the Jin Mao or Shanghai Tower, China’s highest building (own expense).

After admiring the views, stroll along The Bund or Riverside Promenade (Binjiang Da Dao), Shanghai’s colonial-era waterfront beside the Huangpu River. View the European architecture dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s, and then visit the 13th-century Confucius Temple (own expense), dedicated to the Chinese philosopher.

Savor a dumpling lunch (own expense) at a centuries-old restaurant, and afterward, explore the Yuyuan Garden (own expense), a Ming-era masterpiece of ponds and pavilions. Then, visit Yuyuan bazaar and enjoy a Tang-dynasty tea ceremony, tasting local teas as you learn about tea-drinking etiquette.

Finally, stroll through Shanghai’s Concession area, where pretty streets blend with colonial-era buildings converted into shops and restaurants.  After absorbing the east-meets-west atmosphere here, your tour concludes at the start point.

Customer Reviews

Carlos V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Portia organized a very exciting tour. She was always concerned with my interests and my reactions.
It was a good day and I woul recomend Portia as a guide to all my friends visiting Shanghai.

IUSLYWN United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour provides great insight into the Shanghai skyline and important locations on their busy streets. We had fun interacting with the residents as we walked along the streets and visited one of the tallest buildings in the City. Our guide was excellent and I recommend having a guide here!

Ellen d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Celine was such a great tour guide. It was my last day in Shanghai and I requested some shopping time and she incorporated that in the itinerary. I was transported by a comfortable and clean car with a good driver. Seeing all the sights without the effort of taking public transport was great. She also took me to a local place for lunch where I tried hairy crab dumplings which were delicious. I checked out at the hotel in the morning and loaded my baggage into the car and the car dropped me off at the airport which was so convenient. Celine has incredible knowledge and told me about the background of all sights. I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Shanghai!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

What a phenomenal experience! This was a full day, customized tour spending time in a local park, walking through the Yuyuan Garden, Confuscious Temple, a delicious local dumpling lunch, official tea tasting, and incredible views nearly 100 floors up of the entire city. My guide was knowledgeable, friendly, conversational and our driver was on point as well. Would absolutely recommend it!

Sen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Just the tour guide and me so a very personal experience. Enjoyed the tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I had only one day to tour Shanghai. Booking this tour was the right choice. Jenny was in touch to make sure all the arrangement were clear. I arrived to my hotel lobby to find Portia already waiting with a sign with my name on it. She was was very knowledgeable of her city and was able to make adjustments on the fly to accommodate the low visibility and rearranged our stops. I even got to ride a bike around a portion of town like a local and visit the Marriage Market. This is in addition to the planned stops. We were able to fit in all the things I wanted to see and I did not once feel rushed. Portia was very aware of timing to make sure I arrive with ample time to head to the airport for my flight. All in all it was a great day and I would highly recommend this tour to everyone.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I was in Shanghai as a stopover to my final destination in India. I had a 16-hour stopover and decided to take a tour with Jenny's Shanghai Tours. Kim was my tour guide and he was excellent. He had a lot of patience in taking me around and explaining different areas of Shanghai. He was very thorough and overall it was a great experience. Jenny also helped guide me on how to get around Shanghai's metro and wrote out things in Chinese so that I can ask for help when needed. I would highly recommend this tour, and definitely request Kim as your guide!

Renata V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Absolutely recommended! I had a great day with Kim who showed me the best things in Shanghai and helped me enjoy the city like locals do.

Barbara K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

I strongly recommend this type of sightseeing to Shanghai. My guide Kim was very well prepared, he showed me all the most important places in Shanghai, I was able to feel the city like a local person moving by metro and bicycle. Lunch at local restaurant was delicious. Kim knew how to get into the most important places in the best way, where to buy tickets, where the queue is the smallest. I had little time to see the most important things in the city and it was the best I could do to not miss anything.

Marco A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We had a fantastic experience with our tour in Shanghai. We only had one full day in town, so we though that taking a tour would be the most efficient way to spend our day. The tour surpassed our expectations, our guide was charming and funny, she took out to all the right places, and what difference it makes to be with a local. Would highly recommend this tour to anybody trying to maximize their time and experience in Shanghai. Thanks for great day.

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