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Huangpu River Cruise

Huangpu River, a symbol of Shanghai, originates in Dianshan Lake and empties into the Yangtze River at Wusongkou (mouth of Wusong River). It is 71 miles (114 kilometers) long and 437 yards (400 meters) wide. It is ice-free year round. The river divides Shanghai into east and west. It is a silent eyewitness to Shanghai's history and its development.
Huangpu River Cruise, Shanghai
Huangpu River Cruise, Shanghai
Waibaidu Bridge, Shanghai
Waibaidu Bridge
 Scenery along the River
A spectacular sight is that the two suspension bridges, Nanpu Bridge and Yangpu Bridge, appear to arch over the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, resembling 'Two dragons playing with a ball'.

The west bank (Puxi) of the Huangpu River is the cultural, residential and entertainment center of Shanghai. The Bund, Monument to the People's Heroes, Waibaidu Bridge and the oldest park in Shanghai - Huangpu Park, are located on the west bank. In addition, many historical buildings left over from Shanghai's colonial days have been preserved. The east bank of the river (Pudong) is the newer district of Shanghai and its financial and commercial hub. Steel and glass structures are abundant here. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jin Mao Tower, skyscraper hotels, offices and malls of the Lujiazui Financial Zone are located on this side of the river.
Scenery on Huangpu River
Wonderful River Scenery
Night Piece on Huangpu River
Charming Night Piece
Ships from all over the world dot the river. The busy wharfs and the 'three-layer waters' (or three-color waters) at Wusongkou are also within sight. The 'three-layer waters' is formed by the convergence of Huangpu River (gray white), Yangtze River (yellow) and the East Sea (green) during high tide.

Huangpu River Cruise MapWhen the sun sets, the river is veiled in the glittery neon lights on its banks. Cruising on the river in the evening, visitors can experience its silence and beauty under the moonlight.

 Cruise Information
Cruising on the Huangpu River has become a must for most visitors to Shanghai. Cruise ships vary in size, decoration and amenities, with the most luxurious offering air conditioning, conference room, banquet hall, bar and television. Get information of the Cruise Ships.

Ships sail between the Yangpu Bridge and the Nanpu Bridge. The cruise starts from Shiliupu Wharf near the Bund and goes upstream to the Yangpu Bridge. Then it turns round to the south to go to the Nanpu Bridge.

Route: Shiliupu Wharf – Binjiang Avenue – Lujiazui – Jin Mao Tower - Oriental Pearl TV Tower – Qinhuangdao Wharf – Waibaidu Bridge – Monument to the People's Heroes – Exotic Buildings along the Bund – Shiliupu Wharf
Classic Luxury
Price CNY 120 CNY 128 to 188 (including snacks)
Duration 50 min 90 min
Where to Embark & Operating Hours No. 1 Shiliupu Wharf (11:00-21:30), No. 2 Shiliupu Wharf (18:00-21:30), Qinhuangdao Wharf (18:30-21:30) No. 1 Shiliupu Wharf, No. 2 Shiliupu Wharf, Qinhuangdao Wharf, Fuxing Wharf, Qichangzhan Wharf, World Expo VIP Wharf

1. Children under 4.3 feet (1.3m) can get a ticket for free.
2. The operating hours for luxury cruises vary in different cruise companies. Please dial 400-920-1278 to know the operating hours.

 Further Reading:
Huangpu River
Shanghai Nightlife
Huangpu River Ferry

Note: We are sorry that the booking service for this cruise is not available at present.