The Bund, Shanghai

One Day Shanghai Mini Group Tour $119, 1 to 6 Guests

Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden, Shanghai Old Street, the Bund
per person
Select Date and Travelers
Adult(>11 years old)
US$119 per person
Child(3-11 years old)
US$109 per person
Total Price:
  • Mini group tour of 1 to 6 persons, with lowest group price and attentive guide service.
  • Smart choice of visiting Zhujiajiao Water Town in the morning to avoid traffic jams.
  • Visit Yu Garden to absorb the classical garden landscaping of southern China.
  • Go for a walk in the old street to get in close touch with the local people's life.
  • Take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai as you walk along the Bund.
  • Free bottled drinking water with unlimited supplies.
  • 100% no commission-based shopping stops and detours ensure you a hassle-free tour.
Detailed Itinerary
8:00 - 9:00 Hotel Pick-up
We will contact you the day before to fix the meeting time at your hotel lobby. In the morning, your English-speaking guide will greet you on time with a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan driven by a chauffeur. From this moment on, your wonderful Shanghai water town tour in mini group starts.
9:00 - 12:00 Drive to Visit Zhujiajiao Water Town
It is about one hour's ride from downtown Shanghai to Zhujiajiao Water Town. Go there in the morning is to avoid its peak time. Zhujiajiao Water Town is a famous ancient town in western suburb of Shanghai. With over 1,700 years' history, this ancient town still retains many ancient canals, distinctive bridges, gardens and local dwellings, making it a pleasant destination to get away from the bustling metropolis of Shanghai. The water town exudes old world charm. Through this Zhujiajiao Water Town tour, your guide will show you the best sights and fill you in on the details.

You will visit the longest bridge there, Fangsheng Bridge, also called Setting-free Bridge, as well as the Post Office of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911 AD) and Kezhi Garden. Also, you will enjoy a traditional boat trip on the river from Kezhi Garden to North Street. There are prosperous long streets and zigzagging lanes in the town. Meandering along the ancient streets paved with stone slabs, you could tour around some residential houses, featured stores, or observe how the locals live there.
Take a pleasant boat trip along the canal in Zhujiajiao Water Town
Take a pleasant boat trip along the canal in Zhujiajiao Water Town
Explore local people's life in the ancient town
Explore local people's life in the ancient town
12:00 - 13:00 Free Time for Lunch in Zhujiajiao
Zhujiajiao is not only famous for its water town scenery, also for its various local food and snacks. Today's lunch will be at your own expense. Try some local food according to your own taste with your guide's assistance. Prices are quite reasonable.
13:00 - 15:30 Drive to Visit Yu Garden
Following the Zhujiajiao Water Town tours, we will drive back to the downtown to visit Yu Garden. It is a classical and elegant garden in Shanghai. Once you enter the garden, a beautiful scene delights you wherever you go; you feel that all beautiful scenes are grouped together by nature. Its lotus ponds mirror the halls, pavilions, towers, corridors and trees on the edge, offering tourists wonderful views. We will ensure you enough time to visit the garden.
Admire the scenic beauty at the classical Yu Garden
Admire the scenic beauty at the classical Yu Garden
Our guests enjoying their time in the garden
Our guests enjoying their time in the garden
15:30 - 16:10 Yuyuan Old Street
Out of the garden, you will be guided walking to Yuyuan Old Street. The traditional architecture and layout make it really authentic and a great insight into the historical city. Just like the old time, it is a bustling business street. There are plenty of stores along the way. You may find interesting gadgets there. Besides, food there also enjoys great reputation, that's the reason you can always see local people queueing up in some snack stores. Through the window you can see how the noodles or dumplings are made. It is really fantastic experience.
Compare the old street in Shanghai with its modern profile
Compare the old street in Shanghai with its modern profile
16:10 - 17:00 Drive to Visit the Bund
After visiting the traditional parts of Shanghai, we come to the Bund, the city's most important landmark site. The Bund is a waterfront on the west bank of the Huangpu River. On the west side of the Bund are the colonial edifices of the past, while on the eastern side of the river are the booming Pudong New Area. Many well-known high-rise buildings like the Oriental Pearl Tower, the World Finical Center, Jinmao Tower and the highest Shanghai Tower can be viewed on the Bund. Definitely it is a wonderful place to shoot great photos.
Have a gorgeous view of the Bund
Have a gorgeous view of the Bund
Local people doing exercise at the Bund area
Local people doing exercise at the Bund area
17:00 - 18:00 Hotel Drop-off
As we finish visiting the Bund, your Shanghai water town tour ends here. Your guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel and bid farewell. If you want to enjoy the wonderful night scenes of the Bund, you may stay there for a further stroll and go back by yourself. From the Bund, you can also walk northward for about 20 minutes to the famous Nanjing Road, which attracts quite a few visitors with malls and restaurants. Our guide will offer you the directions.  

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Tour Price (US$ Per Person)   
Departure: Tue/Thu/Sat/Sun
Adult(>11 years old)$119
Child(3-11 years old)$109
Price Includes
  • Pick-up & drop-off from the hotel
  • Entrance fees as indicated above
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Experienced driver & air conditioned vehicle
  • Unlimited bottles of drinking water for free
Price Excludes
  • Meals, advice freely available
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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For last minute booking within 24 hours, please feel free to contact us to check the availability or ask questions.
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Booking Policy
  • Pick-up Service: Shanghai is a large city. To make sure the morning pick-ups run smoothly, we recommend you stay at a hotel in the downtown area, within the Middle Ring Road of the city. There might be an additional transfer fee if your hotel is beyond the pick-up range. If you are not sure about the pick-up issues, your travel consultant is ready to help.
  • Infant Price: for an infant under 3 years old, this tour is free of charge.
  • Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, confirmation will be sent within 12 hours.
  • Payment: Full payment is required at least two days prior to the day trip. We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card, Alipay, Wechat and Bank Transfer.
  • Cancellation: Your payment is fully refundable if you cancel more than 24 hours prior to the trip. Cancellation within 24 hours or any unused portion after the day trip begins is non-refundable.
  • Departures are guaranteed with two persons.
  • Guests under the age of 80 can participate in this mini group tour.
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Grant from USA | Oct. 23, 2019 23:15Reply
Possible Pickup/Dropoff from Cruise Ship terminal?
Itinerary describes pickup from hotel. We are arriving into Shanghai on Celebrity cruise ship at 6:00AM with departure time of 8:00PM. Is pickup at cruise terminal possible to do this tour?
Answers (3)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Oct. 24, 2019 18:47

In this one day Shanghai mini group day tour, we can pick you up from the cruise terminal. But if your pick up point is not within the middle ring road, an additional transfer fee may incur. Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in this tour. Thanks for your attention.
Answered by Grant from USA | Oct. 24, 2019 19:22

How much is the additional transfer fee in US$?
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Oct. 24, 2019 19:25

If you are interested in booking this tour, you can fill in our inquiry form. After we receive that, our travel consultant will contact you with itinerary and quotation through email. Thank you.
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