Yuyuan Gardens, French Concession & Huangpu Rive Cruise

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  • duration 5 hours
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 2+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Shanghai, China
  • Ends Shanghai, China
  • Visit Yu Garden, believed to have been built more than 400 years ago
  • Enjoy the European architectural beauty of Shanghai French Concession
  • Admire the spectacular Bund and Pudong areas on a cruise along the Huangpu River
Book this 5-hour guided tour and get the chance to see both the modern and the ancient sides of Shanghai, the Chinese metropolis that is widely considered to be the country's financial capital. Your guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel at Shanghai city centre and take you to Yu Garden (also called Yuyuan Garden) and its surrounding bazaar area.

Enjoy the serene beauty of the garden that is said to have been built more than 400 years ago and discover a variety of local snacks and goods in the bazaar area. Next, follow your guide to a silk factory where you can see the process of making silk goods.

Head for the French Concession next and see its pleasant mix of wide, tree-lined avenues and interesting European-style architecture. The area is home to gorgeous decorations and Tudor-style mansions and still retains a European feel despite being in the heart of a Chinese city. As the premier residential and retail district of Shanghai, this place is full of boutique shops, charming cafes and popular restaurants.

Up next on the itinerary is the Huangpu River night cruise. The Huangpu divides Shanghai into two parts (old and new, according to some), the elegant and stately Bund on the west and the glitzy and modern Pudong on the east with its towering skyscrapers. The best way to see both sides of the city and to fathom its rich history is to cruise along the river and take in the magnificent skyline of the city.

Once the cruise trip is over, your guide will drive you back to your hotel in Shanghai.
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  • Victor
  • From USA
  • On Nov 30 2018
“I've seen a visiting Chinese acrobatic show before in my hometown but this one blew it out of the water. The show is definitely a must see when in Beijing, along with the Great Wall of course.”
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  • Celia
  • From Indonesia
  • On Nov 29 2018
“Very unique show! It was great to see a Peking Opera Show after watching the movie Farewell My Concubine. Good singing and dancing! Totally recommended!!!”
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Shanghai city centre. Transportation by private vehicle or minivan
  • A professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets to the destinations mentioned on the itinerary
  • Huangpu River night cruise
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
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Tour can be cancel for free maximum 3 days before the travel date

Other Practical InformationPlease note that there may be a wait as there are several cruises per day, and the exact departing time will be notified when your guide collects the pre-reserved tickets at the Port. During holidays and typhoon season, the next available cruise can be held up to 90 minutes after arrival. Please note that the seats at the cruises are limited and usually taken by the first customers that access the cruise Tour do not operate on Mondays
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