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 5 Days Shanghai Tour with Extension to Hangzhou

Tour Code: SHJT- 15               团       号:SHJT-15
Departure:
Every day                    发车日期:每日发车

Tour Type: budget tour, sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction: Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Nanjing Road, Shanghai Museum, Temple of City Patron, Xintiandi, People's Square, 
Highlight: This 4-Day Shanghai tour is The tour unfolds itself like an amazing scroll of panoramic sceneries of Shanghai and Hangzhou. You’ll find on it not only the most celebrated attractions like The Bund and West Lake but several other less-known market, pedestrian streets, temples, tower and pagoda that help establish the outline of these two cities and create their fame among travelers.
Feast the European-fashioned old buildings along the Bund, the epitome of Old Shanghai.

Day and day itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive in   Shanghai  
Place & Transport:: Airport pick-up, 
ToActivitie   In Shanghai
Shanghai is a city unlike any other in China. It is the bustling economic heartbeat of China that enjoys all of the comforts and amenities of a fully modern metropolis. Shanghai today looks to regain its former position at the turn of 20th of being one of the largest financial centers in the world behind New York and London. It is a city that seamlessly blends East and West.

go out and see what a glowing night life Shanghai prepares for you. We recommend Xintiandi where there are rows of bars and cute old-Shanghai houses that hide themselves in the Longtang lanes together with People’s Square, one of the Ten Spots with the Best Night View in Shanghai.

Day2 Shanghai  Tours 
Place & Transport:   Shanghai 
Today's Activities; Set out for an energetic day at this pulsing metropolitan city Shanghai! Begin with the over 400-year-old Yuyuan Garden, which is famed as “An Architectural Miracle in the Region South of Yangtze River”, in 1.5 hours you’ll feast on the elegant Orient pavilions, halls, lakes, rockery and bridges. Next let’s move to the neighboring Yuyuan Market, a lively market specializing in traditional Chinese arts and crafts. In the 3rd stop Temple of City God you can furthermore taste the authentic Shanghai snacks and have a good view of those Taoist sculptures. 

Having enjoyed a savory lunch, let’s go on with the thrilling tour. We’ll soon reach Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center to have a better understanding of Shanghai's yesterday, today and tomorrow. Apart from professional exhibits and various interactive display means, there is the highlight 360 Degree Experience Hall that you can't miss.

Drive cross Huangpu River Channel and you get Shanghai World Financial Center. You will enjoy the stunning panorama of Shanghai city standing at the 100th –floor sightseeing 
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Home's Restaurant

- Yuyuan Garden (1 hour): Yuyuan Garden is located in the center of Shanghai old quarters. It was a private garden built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, with typical Chinese classic architecture and style. The complex covers an area of 2 hectares, with rockeries, pavilions, ponds and corridors. 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.
- Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (1 hour): A short walk across Renmin Square from the Shanghai Museum, this offers a fascinating insight into Shanghai's future. The 2nd floor has a giant walkaround model of the city, and other floors have great displays and interactive exhibitions.
- The Shanghai World Financial Center (40 minutes): Shanghai World Financial Center is located in Pudong District, reaching a height of 492 meters (1,615 feet). It is now a new landmark of prosperous Shanghai. It was the second tallest building in the world when it was completed in 2007. Its observation deck, at 474 meters (1,555 feet) above the ground, is currently the tallest in the world. The multi-function skyscraper consists of hotels, apartments, restaurants, shopping malls, offices and observation decks.

We recommend Shanghai Acrobatic show as your add-on activity. As one of the oldest performing arts in China, the acrobatics displayed on stage include a number of feats focusing on flexibility, strength, endurance and sheer will-power. Cheer up your bravos!

Day3 Shanghai - Hangzhou
Place & Transport: 
Today's Activities:
  is rich in shopping fiesta and architectural exploration. The car will pull you to the 1,599-meter-long Nanjing Road. (E), the world-known shopping paradise. You can discover whatever item you wish to discover. Your eyes will be glued by numerous shops where varicolored clothes, ornaments, and other shopping stuff are on display.

Withdrawing from the shopping aspect, let's have a 10-minute walk and soon we reach The Bund that provides you with a long array of magnificent buildings in different architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style...

After the lunch you'll move on to another beautiful city Hangzhou by high-speed train. About 1 hour later you'll arrive and check in at the downtown hotel. The night is your free time. You may as well go to appreciate the famous show Impression West Lakee or simply satisfy your appetite at the nearby snack street.
Accommodation: In Hangzhou

Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, is located by the Qiantang River at the Southern end of the Grand Canal.  As one of the most renowned and prosperous cities of China for much of the last 1,000 years, Hangzhou is also well-known for its beautiful natural scenery, with the West Lake as the most well-known location. The Venetian Marco Polo supposedly visited Hangzhou in the late 13th century. His book refers to the city as "beyond dispute the finest and the noblest in the world.".

Day4  Hangzhou Shanghai
Place & Transport: 
Today's Activities:
Hangzhou    Shanghai
 The first and foremost attraction in Hangzhou, for sure, is West Lake. You’ll feast on the breathtaking scenery of West Lake by the best way, cruising. The splendidly decorated boat will take you across the lotus-lit lake, zigzag bridge, grant mid-lake pavilion and the distant view of magnificent Leifeng Pagoda. About 1.5 hours later, let’s steer our attention to the guardian of West Lake, Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pagoda), which was built to calm the tidal water of Qiantang River and assist in navigation.

Afterwards, move on to another big attraction in Hangzhou, the most famous Buddha temple Lingyin Temple as well as the nearby Flying Peak. You’ll not only immerse your heart in the serene atmosphere but also get close to the masterpiece of nature.

Visit Meijiawu Tea Village to see how Chinese tea is produced. And in the evening, you will visit the Hefang Street and get an insight of the classic toned pedestrian street built in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Moreover, you’ll spend a pretty night in Hangzhou.
Accommodation: In Hangzhou

Day 5 Departure (Breakfast)
Place & Transport: Depart Shanghai, Flight not included
Today's Activities
  After breakfast we’ll see you off at the Hangzhou airport. Wish you a nice journey!!
Package Details

 

Featured Hotels
Budget Class Standard Class Deluxe Class
Shanghai Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World The Bund Hotel Shanghai Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
HANGZHOU                      
Lily Hotel Hangzhou 

Lakeview Hotel Hangzhou 

Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake 

We will arrange hotels of the same class if there are no rooms available during your travelling periods.
Price ( per person, in US  (1:6,30)  dollars)
2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6-9 persons Single Room Supplement
Budget US$1100 US$1050 US$1020 US$1000 US$349 US$175
Standard US$1200 US$1180 US$1150 US$1110 US$980 US$247
Deluxe US$1540 US$1500 US$14500 US$1400 US$549 US$472

 

» Your tour day starts and ends at a hotel in the city, which may or may not be included. If a hotel is included it is listed by name on the itinerary for each night.

» Discounts for children in China are based on height. Let us know your child's age and height and we can calculate accordingly.

All tours are billed in Chinese CNY. Prices in currencies other than Chinese CNY are displayed for reference only. The exchange rates are subject to daily change.
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Included in the tour price

  • Admission tickets to all sights listed on the itinerary - no hidden costs
  •  Meals in quality local restaurants with unlimited standard drinks (Coke, Sprite, bottled water, Chinese tea)
  • Free bottled water supplied in your vehicle - drink up!
  • Private English speaking guide (selected/trained by our American owner), sane driver and quality, air-conditioned vehicle


Not included in the tour price

  • You may tip your guide and driver for good service.
  •  International travel insurance (you should purchase your own policy in your home country)

Tipping:
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

                                                           

How to book this tour?
Please email us and let us know the information below:
1. Your arrival date and flight number.
2. The name you used to book your hotel.
3. The date that you would like to take this tour.
4. The number of persons in your group.

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chinauniquetour  is a branch of CTS (China International Travel Service), one of China's largest and oldest travel agencies.Your satisfaction is our priority. All our guides, drivers and vehicles are carefully selected, certified for tourism and fully insured. Our tours have no unscheduled or mandatory shopping stops so you spend your time and money wisely.