• Location: Shanghai, China
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 66.00 View price calendar

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Discover old and modern Shanghai as you wish on a private 8-hour tour. With a personal guide, explore attractions like The Bund, Ming-Dynasty Yu Garden, and Jade Buddha Temple, and visit the observation deck of one of Shanghai’s highest skyscrapers. Customize your itinerary to suit your and opt to explore by private vehicle with lunch and select entrance fees included, or by private vehicle or public transit with lunch and entrance fees at own expense.


  • Instant Confimation
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

Yu Garden

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Great tour! We started out this tour first, since we wanted to know a little bit about Shanghai that way we know where to go eat or hang out at night time. Sunny was our tour guide for the day and she picked us up on time at the hotel. Since our hotel was near by a few popular activities, so we walked to the Old Shanghai for about 1 hr. tour and she explained to us a few special stores. Then we went to the Yu Garden for about 1-2 hours in the garden. The Yu Garden was Gorgeous! She talked about the history of the garden and showed us around the garden. Then she showed us the Bund. When we got to the Bund she explained the histor and things about area. My wife wanted some bobatea drink so she asked the driver to dropped us at one of the entrances that have good bobatea stand. Then we went to the temple. Beautiful temple! She was very patient with us while we did some praying. She explained to us about the temple and what each statue means. Lunch was delicious! My wife wanted to buy some tea, so our last stop, she took us to the tea shopping mall. Wish that we would have more time to browser around the mall. Thank you Sunny for the lovely day.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The perfect way to discover the main Shanghai highlights in one day.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

This private tour was great! It was a full day we saw a park, this revitalized shopping alley area, the Yu garden, Bund, and also the pearl tower.

The tour guide forgot her name met us at our hotel and dropped us off at the restaurant we had reservation for near our hotel. Her English was good, and she also brought us to a really good dumpling restaurant near Yu garden.

Bee Lye K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

The Shanghai city tours - indeed Shanghai is a vibrant city, full of life. The buildings and architecture are very impressive. Fei Fei was our tour guide, and she is fluent in English and efficient in presenting the history of the places. We as a group, thoroughly enjoyed the tour and would not hesitate to give our thumbs-up for the tour guide plus the tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Lily was fabulous in every way! She connected with us prior to the trip to make pick up seamless. She was at the station and met us as we stepped off the maglev and every detail from there on for the rest of the day was perfect. We ate amazing food, visited so many places we never would have found on our own with just a one day layover in Shanghai and she kept our whole family of 6 ages 16 to 50 content the entire day. If you have a long layover and want a great Shanghai experience, call Lily!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This is easy...... Fei - Fei was absolutely fantastic and spoke PERFECT English. Ask for her !! ......... Wish I had booked Viator for the rest of the trip..... Seoul, Beijing, Je ju Island, Kobe, mt. Fuji, and Tokyo.

Jeff and Joan

Deborah P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

My family and I had a limited amount of time in Shanghai and wanted to make sure we saw the highlights. We were met at our hotel by our guide Fei Fei who treated us to the perfect day. Not only did we see everything that was advertised, Fei Fei made adjustments to the itinerary to add or extend visits at our request. Prior to our arrival in Shanghai, I received e-mails from Sunny confirming meeting time and her company's goal of making our tour the best it can be. I would highly recommend Sunny Tours for any Shanghai tours you might be considering.

David K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

My husband and I took this tour on Thursday March 29th, 2018. We had a wonderful time. Our tour guide Rita was very knowledgeable and told us about every building, and section on our tour. One of the places she took us to was Shanghai Museum. She could give us information about every exhibit we visited. It was wonderful. We then went into an excellent restaurant for lunch. Spent the afternoon in Old Town and on the Bund. We were very pleased with this tour and would recommend it to friends visiting Shanghai.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We were in good hands with Fei Fei, our guide. She gave us a good introduction to Shanghai city, with stops at the City God Temple famed for its jade Buddhas, Yu Garden, The Bund, a tea house as well as a local restaurant for lunch. Fei Fei was also able to give us insights into interesting aspects of the city's history and development. All in, this tour was a great choice for my family and I who are first timers to Shanghai.

Ginene L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Our family couldn’t have asked for a better tour advisor. Sunny was incredible — very knowledgeable, engaging, and FUN! Sunny shared the history of Shanghai in a way that our kids could understand and appreciate. She also was very flexible with the schedule, which makes for an ever better experience

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