See the highlight attractions – Yu Yuan Garden,Oriental Pearl Tower.Oriental Pearl Tower,Jade Budda Temple.Shanghai Museum
Walk along the famous shopping street Nanjing Lu, and The Bund
Visit the Zhujiajiao Watertown
Enjoy 2 Chinese lunches
Helpful and knowledgeable private English speaking tour guide
Enjoy Private air-condtioned vehicle
Depart your hotel at 9:00am
Depart your hotel at 9:00am
we head to theJade Budda Temple. The old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Both, the Sitting Buddha and the Recumbent Buddha are carved with whole white jade. If you’re lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
The Jade Buddha Temple is not famed for its architecture, which is very new and built in a standard Song Dynasty style, but the two Buddhas housed within. Both are made of white jade in Burma and depict Shakyamuni Buddha (the historical Buddha).
The most impressive of the two is the seated Buddha, 2 meters (6 feet 5 inches) tall, weighing 205 kg (452 lb) and decorated with semi-precious stones. The other statue is a serene and beautiful Reclining Buddha about 1 meter (3 feet 4 inches) long.
Then you will continue to the Yu Yuan Garden,Yuyuan Garden is surrounding by a busy market place, where visitors can find everything from popular local snacks, handicrafts, antiques and souvenirs to some famous time-honored restaurants
Stop at a local restaurant for lunch
After lunch, we will visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of ‘twin dragons playing with pearls’. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.
Then you will explore the Old French Concession:Old French Concession: A former foreign concession in Shanghai during the period of 1849 to 1946, including the area of Luwan and Xuhui District, dubbed as Shanghai’s most charming district. This area is quiet, tree-lined and teeming with boutiques, bars and restaurants for Shanghai’s hedonists. Visit of the Former Residences of Celebrities.
Return to your hotel around 5:30pm
Our Guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00am
Heading to Zhujiajiao Watertown,it is about 1 hour driving.Zhujiajiao Water Town is situated forty seven kilometers away from Shanghai; this is a typical and ancient water town in Qingpu, south of the Yangtze River, which has almost 1,700 years of history. Zhujiajiao, also called “The Venice of Shanghai”, features lovely waterways, curved rock bridges, old streets cemented with stone, and over 10,000 buildings dating back to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1911).
Lunch in the Local restaurant
People’s Square in the city center, covering 140,000 square meters, surrounded by the municipal government office building, the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Hall and the Grand Theatre
Then we will visit ,Shanghai Museum which is the biggest museum of China. It incorporates a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics and is especially famsous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
Move on to Nanjing Lu and the Bund. The Bund is a symbol of Shanghai. The Bund has dozens of historical buildings, lining the Huangpu River, that once housed numerous banks and trading houses from the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Italy, Russia, etc. The Bund houses 52 buildings of various architectural styles such as Romanesque, Gothic,Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical,Beaux-Arts, and Art Deco. The buildings are harmonious in color and style, thus gaining the name of “Gallery of World Architecture”. When night falls and the lights are on, all the buildings are lit with colorful lights, glistening and dazzling to the eye.
Return to your hotel around 5:00pm
DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel’s lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
We offer the Authantic Chinese food in the local restaurant,if you have special request please tell us in advance
‘The quotated price is for a tour between 8 to 9 hours,additional hours are billed $15 per hour for the guide and $15 per hour for the driver.
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
In China,children’s discount are based on height,please let us know your children’s height,so we can give you the children’s discount accordingly
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Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver
.Entrance fees to the sites listed above
2 days Chinese Lunch
Entrance fee to the Pearl tower
Unlimited mineral water
Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Boat Cruise in the Water Town