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Trip Planning FAQs

When is the best time to travel to Shanghai?

Shanghai is a year-round destination. In terms of the weather, the best time to visit Shanghai is spring and autumn. Most travelers choose April, May, June, September and October since the weather is comfortable. But that means the tourist sites will be much busier. There are some festivals to avoid, especially the National Day Holiday from Oct 01 to Oct 07. July and August will be hot with large amount of rainfall. March and November can be good choices if you want to avoid the crowds at the major areas.

Is there any popular things to do in Shanghai for family and kids?

Shanghai has plenty of kid-friendly activities. The most popular one should be the Disney Resort. Besides that, we have some recommended sites like Shanghai Natural History Museum, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom. Seeing an acrobatic show can be an exciting experience. Don’t miss taking a cruise on the Huangpu River to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Bund and have a leisure family time.

What cities can I visit near Shanghai?

There are many cities worth a visit near Shanghai, such as Hangzhou, Suzhou, Huangshan, Wuxi and Nanjing. Those cities can be reached by high speed train or bus. You can enjoy the beauty of the West Lake in Hangzhou and experience the tea culture there, visit the traditional Chinese gardens in Suzhou, and go hiking in Huangshan. Just contact us for more explorations.

What is the best place to get a drink in Shanghai?

You may find various featured bars and clubs in Xintiandi and Tianzifang. They are artsy areas housing bars, cafes, crafts shops, design studios, galleries and boutiques. Also Hengshan Road is a famous street for the bars and clubs. It is popular among overseas tourists and expats.

Is there any subway in Shanghai?

Yes, Shanghai subway, also called Shanghai metro, is speedy, safe, comfortable and convenient. Most of the attractions and commercial areas can be reached by several metro lines. But you are expected to find big crowds during rush hours.

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