Flexible Private Shanghai Layover Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Shanghai
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Tour description

Welcome to Shanghai! This private layover tour is 100% customized based on your needs. The pick up point can be either from your airport or hotel in Shanghai (same as drop-off). Don't miss out the opportunity to see this amazing city and enjoy some tasty local food or a relaxing SPA treatment during your short stay here. During this tour, you will have a chance to visit top city attractions such as Yuyuan bazaar, The Bund, Shanghai Tower, French concession and more! Feel free to discuss with your friendly guide upon pickup time.  Please note:  • This layover tour requires at least 8 to 10 hours between two connecting flights.  • The latest tour departure time is 6:30PM • If you wish to be picked from your hotel, please advise your desired tour start time upon booking • If you wish to be picked/dropped from/to your hotel, please choose One Way Airport Transfer tour option

Your professional guide will greet you with your name sign at the Arrival Hall of Airport (PVG or SHA), and you will be transferred by the private vehicle to center city (about 40 to 60 minutes).  Since this layover tour is flexible to adjust itinerary based on your interests, feel free to discuss with your guide on the way to the city center.Typically, you will first visit the Yuyuan Bazaar, the old Ming and Qing dynasty architecture market, with various of souvenir shops and restaurants where you can enjoy your time there shopping and taking photos. Taste some of the famous snack in the markets if you like such as the spring roll, jumbo soup dumpling. Then visit famous Yu Garden if you are interested in (entrance tickets will be on your own).After that, stroll around The Bund to have a glimpse of Shanghai’s past and look into the bright future of the city. If you like, take a Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy a great view of the grand colonial buildings along west side, and you will see famous Peace hotel, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and etc.. Turn towards east direction, you will be amazed by the skyscrapers, like Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, Jinmao Tower, and Shanghai Tower. If time allows, get on the observatory of Shanghai Tower to see a panoramic view of entire whole city with 360 degrees dimension. If you have been all above places before and want to try something different this time, you can also visit following places based on your interests: • Tianzifang/ French Concession/Xintiandi • Jade Buddha Temple • Shanghai Museum • Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center • Maglev train back to airport • Foot Massage In addition, you can choose to enjoy a Shanghai style lunch or dinner meal, even a SPA (at your own cost). Your private layover tour ends with return transport to the airport (PVG or SHA) or drop-off at your Shanghai city hotel.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Two-way or One-way Airport Transfer (please choose the option you need)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (If Needed)

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entance fees


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Airport transfer