Shanghai, China

Shanghai tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of excursions and attractions in Shanghai. Fun family experiences, group as well as individual tours to Shanghai with a detailed description, real reviews and pictures.

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Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Get ready for Shanghai’s most delicious food tour! As the sun sets, you’ll get off the tourist trail and into family-run restaurants serving the most authentic regional cuisines the city has to offer. You’ll wash it all down with Chinese beers and spirits (or soft drinks), as you get to know more about Shanghai’s history and culture, one bite at a time. Explore just how diverse the cuisines of China can be with more than 15 tastings on this Shanghai evening food tour!

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

Duration: 8 hours
This great 8-hour Shanghai city tour takes you to discover the must see sites in Shanghai from its old and modern perspectives, from its colonial Bund riverside to the modern skyscrapers Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Tower, from the elegant Ming Dynasty Yu Garden and old town Bazaar to the charming French Concession, from the exquisite Jade Buddha Temple to China's No.1 famous shopping street Nanjing Road and more! Experience the local culture, history and life with your local guide. Enjoy the flexibility of the exclusive private tour and explore the city at your desired way and pace! You can either choose to experience the city with the tour option by public transit such as metro, taxi, or you can choose the option with your own private vehicle. No matter if you are a solo traveler or travel with friends or family, you won't want to miss such an amazing and memorable day!

Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Discover Shanghai’s most incredible city attractions and beautiful Zhujiajiao Water Town during this wonderful private day tour. Accompanied by a professional guide, stroll around the old lanes with antiquated architecture, wander along the canal with old bridges and take the boat on tranquil canals in Zhujiajiao for a half day. Followed by another half day tour to see the Shanghai city top attractions, such as Yu Garden, the spectacular skyline on the Bund as well as the panoramic view from the top of Shanghai Tower. An authentic Chinese lunch in the water town, boat ride ticket, entrance fee to Shanghai Tower, private guide and driver service are all inclusive.
Attractions: Shanghai Tower

Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

Duration: 3 hours
Taste a dozen traditional Shanghainese dishes in 3 hours during this culinary tour of Yunnan Road, the old border between the former French Concession and Shanghai residential areas. Sample soup dumplings with black vinegar, parched chicken, steamed buns, scallion oil noodles, and much more. You'll see how immigration brought prosperity and a vast diversity of cultures to this fast-changing city. This tour offers multiple departure times throughout the day.

This tour is currently running late night special tour session at 8:30PM. During this late night session, you will be able to see the night Shanghai, to taste of some craft beers or desert with some fresh hand-pulled beef noodles and lamb kabab.

Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Duration: 10 hours
Visit two picturesque Chinese towns, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang on a day trip from Shanghai. You'll see how daily life has remained unchanged over the centuries in these unique old towns. Visit the Suzhou's magnificent gardens, feast on a Chinese lunch and travel through Zhouzhuang's waterways on a Chinese-style gondola.

Private Shanghai Gangster Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Take a tour through Shanghai with a colonial gangster and learn about the crime lords who once ruled the city like kings. From “Big Eared” Du with his lucky monkey heads to “Pockmarked” Huang and his police car drug distribution, Newman Tours lets you get to know some of the early 20th century’s most powerful gangsters, and find out why you wouldn’t want to cross them.

Half-Day Bike Tour of Shanghai Old Town with Food Tasting

Duration: 4 hours
On our multi-theme & off-the-beaten-path bicycle experience, your experienced Tour leader will escort you for an interactive and fun way to enjoy Shanghai "like a local". Food, Architecture, History, Traditions, will get everything in just a 1/2 day!

Best of Shanghai Day Tour, including Jade Buddha Temple & Bund & Yuyuan Garden

Duration: 8 hours
See all the main sites of Shanghai, 'Paris of the Orient'. Your fully guided coach tour includes lunch as well as entry into the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Bund and Bund History Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, a silk factory and Xin Tian Di, Shanghai's entertainment district.


Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Shanghai Highlights

Duration: 9 hours
If you have very limited time in Shanghai, and want to go home with a great understanding of Shanghai, its people, history and culture, then this private day tour is perfect for you! You will visit both the east and west sides of Shanghai and also discover Shanghai's fascinating mix of modern and classic character. The major attractions in this tour includes: Shanghai Tower, The Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, The Bund, Riverside Promenade (Binjiang Da Dao), Yu Yuan Garden, French Concession area and much more!

Note that observation decks in Lujiazui area are optional so you can choose based on conditions.

From Shanghai: Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Town with Boat Ride

Duration: 10 hours
Explore the beauty and history of the ancient towns of Suzhou and Zhouzhuang. Visit the Master of Nets Garden, the Grand Canal and more while in Suzhou. Then, cruise along the waterways of Zhouzhuang on a Chinese style boat.

Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show

Duration: 2 hours
While in Shanghai, don't miss this stunning acrobatic show that combines fascinating history, traditional Chinese martial arts and stunning special effects. 'ERA Intersection of Time' tells the story of China’s evolution from its ancient culture to its modern achievements to its promising future. You’ll be captivated by the vibrant lights, elaborate costumes and engaging live music of this family-friendly show.

Shanghai Night River Cruise Tour with Xinjiang Style Dining Experience

Duration: 3 hours
Enjoy a night in Shanghai by starting a 60-minute night cruise on beautiful Huangpu River where you can see amazing city landmarks, such as Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai Tower, Shanghai Tower (the second tallest building in the world) and more! The city view along the Bund area in the evening is the most prosperous, which you shouldn't miss out. Followed by a Xinjiang style halal dinner in popular restaurant on bustling Nanjing East Road. This 3-hour private night tour lights up your trip in Shanghai.

Eat Like a Local: Street Breakfast Tour in Shanghai

Duration: 3 hours
Savor the taste of Shanghai’s famous breakfast wontons, pulled noodles, savory pancakes and more on this 3-hour, small-group walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Begin your day with a stroll past water calligraphers and tai chi masters in Xiangyang Park, before meandering to street stalls and a wet market to experience Chinese cuisine freshly prepared in front of you. Be sure to come hungry on this child-friendly tour, limited to small groups ensure a personalized experience.

Shanghai: 8-Hour Private City Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Explore Shanghai on this full-day tour around the city. Follow the suggested itinerary or choose the places you wish to visit with your private guide.

Shanghai Local Food and Beer Tour

Duration: 3 hours
This is Shanghai’s most authentic culinary experience! Join our local insiders and get off the beaten path to discover neighborhoods and restaurants you would never find on your own. We eat food from Shanghai, shoulder to shoulder with locals in hidden eateries and communities. Experience the best quality and flavors on this intimate walking tour with us! On this tour, we will discover small, family-run restaurants that prepare their food like they have for generations throughout the French Concession. The tour includes unlimited food & beer/drinks at 4 sit-down eateries plus a local brewery, and your English speaking local guide.

Shanghai Must-See and Foodie Bike Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy an exciting journey through the history of Shanghai and discover the most famous sights in the city. On this 4-hour bike tour, ride through The Bund, Yu Garden, the Former Concession area, and to the Shikumen buildings of Nongtang.

Suzhou Private Day Trip from Shanghai with Bullet Train Option

Duration: 9 hours
The winding canals, historical buildings, and classic gardens of Suzhou earned the city its nickname as the "Venice of the East." Tour Suzhou's must-see sites and hidden enclaves from Shanghai on this private full-day tour, which includes transportation on a bullet/fast train (or opt for private car and driver,) a customizable itinerary, and optional upgrades to include lunch and entrance fees.


Mini Group Shanghai Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden, Bazaar, Bund

Duration: 8 hours
Spend one day to experience Shanghai on this mini group tour with a maximum of 6 travelers for intimacy and speed. A morning trip to the Zhujiajiao Water Town is a great way to venture out of the bustling city and into the quiet water village. Then spend the afternoon to take in the splendid Yu Garden and its vibrant traditionally styled bazaar. Finally the famous Bund area cannot be missed. Your knowledgeable guide shares stories throughout the day for a comprehensive look at Shanghai.

Take it easy with the door-to-door hotel pickup and drop off. Avoid the ticket line at the entrance of all attractions. No shopping detours, no factory, no tea ceremony and no shopping site restaurant, which at least save you two hours today for a pure sightseeing experience. That's the reason why you can have more time at the attraction sites. This tour are running for guests' interests rather than the shopping commission.
Attractions: Huangpu River

Half-Day Private Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour with Boat Ride from Shanghai

Duration: 5 hours
Enjoy a 5 hours private tour with a professional driver tour guide and a private vehicle to famous water town Zhujiajiao which renowned as "Oriental Venice". It is fun to walking around the alleyways and bridges in the old town. You will have a relax boat ride on the small canals there. You also have a chance to visit a very peaceful and beautiful traditional Chinese private garden KeZhi Garden in the town. The pick up place can be either from your Shanghai hotel or Shanghai port.

Shanghai Small-Group Night Tour by Bike

Duration: 3 hours
Hop on one of our vintage bikes and experience the “City that never sleeps”. From the bustling Chinese Old Town all the way to the dazzling lights of the Bund, get ready for a multi-theme adventure guided by our expert Tour Leader! You will learn about Chinese History, stop and explore some Art Deco Architecture gems on the way, taste delicious local food and enjoy much more during that exceptional evening!