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A "Private Tour" is a personalised tour where you enjoy the benefits of having your own private vehicle and your own English speaking guide. Shanghai Private Tours creates unforgettable Shanghai private touring experiences with an emphasis on touching, tasting, connecting and learning. We offer an exciting mix of Shanghai tours and unique Shanghai private tours so whether you would like a day out with a difference or a corporate incentive with a twist, we will customise the perfect experience to suit you. If the below itinerary does not suit your needs, please contact us for tailor-made options. 

Shanghai Tours For First Time Travelers

Incredible Shanghai Private Full-Day Highlights Tour

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession

Tour Style:Shanghai is a city that connects the modern and the traditional way of life which tends to be extremely attractive to all fascinated travelers around globe. It's easily accessible by bullet train or flight. This flexible tour is truly the only way to do a day trip in Shanghai for travelers who limited on time. Make the most of your time in Shanghai with your knowledgeable guide, see all the top Shanghai attractions. You'll get an insight into its culture, history, local lifestyle and future.

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From $62 p/p
SKIP THE LINE: All Inclusive Shanghai City Highlight Day Tour

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Shanghai Jinmao Tower, Boat Cruise on The Huangpu River

Tour Style:If you only have a short time to explore Shanghai, make the most of every minute with this guided tour. This fully customizable tour allows you to see the places in Shanghai you're interested in most. Settle inside a private, air-conditioned vehicle, explore Yu Garden, Shopping at Shanghai Bazaar, Admire Shanghai Tower and Enjoy the Huangpu River Cruise, you could see all the essences of Shanghai sightseeing focus along Huangpu River, the past and present as well as the bright future of Shanghai.

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From $74 p/p
Shanghai Night City Tour with Huangpu River Night Cruise

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Nanjing Road, The Bund, Night Boat Cruise on Huangpu River

Tour Style:A Huangpu River Cruise has become a must-see activity when visiting Shanghai. Book this private tour with us, enjoy the Huangpu River Cruise to see the colorful lights and the amazing architecture of this city, it's the best way to admire Shanghai's classic skyline view of colonial. Accompanied by your local guide, you'll head to the Bund, which represents the blending of ancient and modern influences. The Bund is of Anglo-Indian origin meaning "embankment on the waterfront," and you will experience the definition literally with a feeling of space and openness.

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From $48 p/p
Shanghai in Your Way: Customizable Shanghai City Day Tour

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Pick 3-4 attractions as you are interested

Tour Style:Want to see the top sights you want to see in Shanghai with a private professional tour guide? Then go on this 4-hour Shanghai city tour that puts the power in your hands to decide which attractions you visit. Avoid lengthy itineraries of places that don't interest you. You can customized the tour entirely on your preferences and discuss with your guide for advice. Flexible on the start and finish time.

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From $69 p/p
Shanghai Tour Guide, Translator, Interpreter Service


Attractions(Cities):Shanghai private tour guide service,Shanghai Translator Service,Shanghai Interpreter Service,etc.

Tour Style:Shanghai Private Tour has full time guides with a professional license or tour guiding certificate with expertise in history, shopping, business, nightlife and pretty much anything else you can think of. There aren't only tour guides either - assistants and interpreters too! They will help you learn a lot about the region, get a great price by skipping the middlemen and ensure you have a pleasant experience.

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From $50 p/p
Shanghai City Highlights with Ancient Zhujiajiao Water Town Day Tour

Duration:7-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town, The Bund, Yu Garden & Bazaar

Tour Style:Zhujiajiao is a well-known ancient water town with a history of more than 1,700 years and featured with rivers criss-crossing the village and hundreds of ancient buildings stand at the banks. This is a perfect tour that get away from Shanghai and see something cool.Enjoy the beautiful views around the Huangpu rivers and pay a visit to the Yuyuan Garden at the end.

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From $80 p/p

The In-Depth Shanghai Tour is ideal if you desire a greater understanding of Shanghai. Our guides have a deep, broad knowledge and will interpret Shanghai in many contexts including: historical, architectural, legends, stories and surrounding landscape. These special offered Shanghai tours offer a great chance to explore additional parts of Shanghai not seen on Basic tours. 

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Shanghai 4-Day Magic Tour with Disneyland Park

Duration:4 Days, 3 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Nanjing Road, The Bund, Shanghai Disney Park, Zhujiajiao Water Town

Tour Style:Shanghai is a magic land. It has turned itself from a poor fishing village on the bank of the East China Sea into a prosperous international metropolis. This 4 day Shanghai tour package will help you trace back hundreds years' history of Shanghai and see the future of China and feel how magic this city is. Most importantly, you’ll spend one full day in the magic world by visiting Shanghai Disney Resort. It is ideal, and it is also real! The dream-like castle and gardens will ignite your dream and free your imagination with a world of creativity and freedom!

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From $260 p/p
Shanghai 3-Day Impressive Tour with Half Day Cycling Experience

Duration:3 Days 2 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Nanjing Road, The Bund, Boat cruise on the Huangpu river, Half day cycling

Tour Style:This 3 Days private tour is completely designed for those who want to discover Shanghai in a unique way. By cycling & walking, you could have an in-depth understanding of Shanghai, the intoxicating blend of ancient culture and an ultra-modern mega city.

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From $226 p/p
Flexible Shanghai Modern City Tour

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Bund, Shanghai Jinmao Tower & Skywalk

Tour Style:This Shanghai Day Tour will lead you to know more about the morden shanghai, enjoy diverse awesome activities, such as Nanjing Road, The Bund, The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Shanghai World Financial Center, Boat Cruise on Huangpu River. Experience the contrast of Shanghai's past, today and future!

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From $45 p/p
Private Tour of the Hidden Local Treasures of Shanghai with Din Tai Feng

Duration:6 hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden (Yuyuan Bazaar), Shanghai Old Street, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Old French Concession

Tour Style:Explore in depth some hidden gems of Old Shanghai with a Shanghai Private Tour expert guide in one day including: Yuyuan Garden (Yuyuan Bazaar), The Bund, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Old French Concession.This tour will bring you to experience the Old Time Memory of Shanghai.

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From $55 p/p
Authentic 3-Hour Walking Tour of Shanghai to Jewish Ghetto

Duration:3-4 hours

Attractions(Cities):Ohel Moishe Synagogue, The Peace Hotel, Ohel Rachel Synagogue

Tour Style:Spend 3-Hour walking the Shanghai Jewish site from this historical perspective, and then conclude your tour at the starting point with a deeper understanding of Jewish culture in Shanghai.

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From $35 p/p

If you have extra time in Shanghai, you are highly recommended to make one or two day side trips to its mesmerising neighbors. There are many wonderful cities around Shanghai that worth a visit - beautiful garden city Suzhou, knowns as "Venice of the East" Hangzhou, as well as pastoral water towns such as Zhujiajiao and Tongli. Below is a category of major visited cities around Shanghai. One look is worth a thousand words. Most customers find our recommendations are worth visiting.

All Shanghai extended trips below are private tours with a private English-speaking guide and a private car. If what we have here in our present tour catalog is not what you expect, please tell what you want, we will take care of the rest - designing the Shanghai side trips per your specific request.

Shanghai Extended Tours

One Day Classic Suzhou Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Duration:9-10 hour

Attractions(Cities):Lingering Garden, Panmen Gate, Hanshan Temple, Pingjiang Historic Street, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory

Tour Style:Riding on a bullet train from Shanghai to explore all the top Suzhou attractions on this private customized day tour. Accompanied by your local guide, visit the winding canals, historical buildings, ancient street, classic Chinese gardens, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory and much more! We will book the entrance tickets in advance to escape the crowds, let you jump the queue to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable.

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From $92 p/p

Duration:10 hours

Attractions(Cities):The hangzhou Westlake(including the boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lingyin Temple and Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Anmanfayun Village, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street

Tour Style:Hangzhou is renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. Marco Polo described it as "one of the most beautiful cities in the world", it is also ranked as one of the most scenic cities in China. This private day tour departures from Shanghai to Hangzhou by the high speed train. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, admire the architecture of Hangzhou Old Street, learn about China's most renowned tea at Meijiawu Tea Village and Buddhism Culture, and cruise on West Lake where the views have inspired poets and artists for centuries.

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From $105 p/p
2 Days Hangzhou Essence Tour With Impression Westlake Show From Shanghai By High-Speed Train

Duration:2 Days 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):The West Lake(including boat cruise on the lake),Guo‘s Garden,China National Tea Museum,Dragon Well Tea Plantation (Meijiawu Tea Village),Leifeng Pagoda,The Song Dynasty Imperial Street, Fish Viewing At Flower Pond,Lingyin Temple

Tour Style:Do you want to escape from the busy city Shanghai? The bullet train makes Hangzhou easy to reach from Shanghai. This 2 days Hangzhou Essence Tour will be your best choice.

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From $156 p/p
Private Day Tour: Suzhou and Tongli Water Town From Shanghai

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Master of Nets Garden, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou Silk Factory, Tongli Water Town

Tour Style:Our private day tour is to explore the Suzhou city and Tongli water town from shanghai by a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, have an unforgetble experience in suzhou.

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From $175 p/p
1 Day Huangshan Private Tour from Shanghai by bullet Train

Duration:13 hours

Attractions(Cities):Mt. Huangshan

Tour Style:This 1 Day Huangshan Private Tour from shanghai by bullet train will lead you away from the bustle of the city and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Mount Huangshan.

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From $150 p/p
Amazing Shanghai Xian Tour Package by Round Trip Flight

Duration:3 Days 2 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Tianzifang, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Boat cruise on the Huangpu River, Terracotta Army, Xian Ancient City Wall

Tour Style:Take this 3 Days Shanghai Xian Package Tour to visit the popular attractions in Shanghai and Xian by flight. Highlights include Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Tianzifang, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Boat cruise on the Huangpu River, Terracotta Army, Xian Ancient City Wall...

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From $250 p/p

Shanghai is a morden city that boasts of numerous attractions and landmarks. It is a city that challenges a visitor with its daunting history, its cultural heritage and its people. 

As a first-time traveler to Shanghai, you will be immersed by numerous Shanghai's profound historical and cultural relics.  In most cases, you will confused by what type of Shanghai tours you should take.  Please don't worry, we offer all kinds of Shanghai tours by theme in  order to meet your special tour interests. Through our Shanghai Theme Tours, you will get to know the "real Shanghai" through different aspects.

The below Shanghai Theme Tour is aimed at fully appreciating, understanding and feeling the city of Shanghai - Tour Shanghai in your type and on your own way. 

But we don't think we have the capability to fully grasp each visitor's unique personal travel request. So just tell what you want, we will take care of the rest - designing the Shanghai theme tour per your specific request.

Themed Shanghai Private Tours

Best Tour of Shaghai Architecture Exploration

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):1933 Creative Hub, Duolun Road, The Bund, Xintiandi, Tianzifang

Tour Style:This private felxible tour is specially designed for travelers who are interested in the architecture of Shanghai. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience, you will visit the 1933 Creative Hub, Duolun Road, The Bund, Xintiandi, Tianzifang with private vehilce.

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From $65 p/p
Free Guided Shanghai Walking Tour to Explore Hidden Door Highlights

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Qiao Jia Street, Catalpa Garden, Nine-Rooms-Buildings

Tour Style:This half day shanghai walking tour lead you to explore lesser-known historical attractions that provide insight into city’s past. Lead you to a deeper understanding of the culture and story of old Shanghai.

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From $42 p/p
Private One Day Shanghai Jewish Tour

Duration:5-6 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Peace Hotel, Huoshan Park, Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum (Former Sire of Jewish Refugees Shelter), The Bund

Tour Style:Jewish life in Shanghai dates back to the beginning of the 19th century, but virtually disappeared following World War II. If you want to visit the Shanghai jewish sites and know the culture, you should definitely go for Shanghaiprivatetour as we provide Shanghai jewish tour packages at affordable prices.

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From $60 p/p
2-Day Memorable Shanghai Family & Kids Tour

Duration:2 Days, 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Tour Style:Traveling to Shanghai with family and kids? Here are things to do that you should not miss out to plan a perfect family vacation to Shanghai. This special designed Shanghai two days tour for family & kids will make your family trip in Shanghai a memorable one!

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From $370 p/p
4-Hour Food Tour in Qibao Water Town from Shanghai

Duration:3-4 hours

Attractions(Cities):Qibao Ancient Town

Tour Style:Qibao is the nearest water village to Shanghai. Like most of the ancient towns, Qibao has two most important elements: Ancient style architecture and Water scenery. Still, gourmet food is an indispensable part of Qibao Ancient Town. Join this 4 hours food tour in Qibao, it definitly won't let you down.

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From $45 p/p
One Day Private Shanghai Golf Tour

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Shanghai International Golf Courses

Tour Style:With the fast development of city, a lot of golf courses associated with fascinating sceneries are now available in Shanghai. Book this Golf Tour in spring, enjoy your Private Golf Tour in comfortable days.

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From $96 p/p

Shanghai special tour is aimed at fully appreciating, understanding and feeling the city of Shanghai - Tour Shanghai in your type and on your own way. 

In addition to popular Shanghai sightseeing tours, our Shanghai private tour also offers many opportunities for those who travel Shanghai with a particular interest in a special area such as cooking, hiking, shooting, hot spring bathing, skiiing and more. These tours focus on individual aspects of the city thus enabling you to touch and appreciate the city of Hangzhou as a whole. 

If all the below special Shanghai city tours on this page are not what you are expecting,so just tell what you want, we will take care of the rest - designing the Shanghai tour per your specific request.

Our Special Offer Shanghai Tours

Top Food Walking Tour for Breakfast in Shanghai

Duration:2-3 hours

Attractions(Cities):Old French Concession (Including breakfast), Jade Buddha Temple

Tour Style:Get to know Old Shanghai through this morning food and walking tour, which focus on the old part of Shanghai away from the downtown and French Concession areas where to can experience the real Shanghai!

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From $30 p/p
Shanghai Night Tour with Chinese Traditional Massage Experience

Duration:2-3 hours

Attractions(Cities):Traditional Chinese Massage

Tour Style:Feel tired after a day of sightseeing in Shanghai? Discover the artful techniques of traditional Chinese massage, which works with palm and finger pressure to help soothe painful muscles and eliminate toxins on this tour.

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From $48 p/p
Free Guided Shanghai Street Food Exploration Tour

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Authentic cooking class in Shanghai

Tour Style:Book this Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai. Immerse yourself in the real Shanghai on this fun food tour by a local Shanghai guide. Eat where the locals eat on this Shanghai Food Tour! We will guarantee a great Shanghai culinary experience on this Shanghai food tour.

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From $40 p/p
One Day Shanghai Trip to Chedun Film Park

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Shanghai Chedun Film Studio

Tour Style:Funded and built by the Shanghai Film (Group) Co Ltd,Shanghai Film Studios Amusement Park is a site for film & TV shooting,sightseeing,and cultural communication. This one day Shanghai sightseeing tour will lead you to explore the Chedun Film Studio. Enjoy diverse awesome activities and experience the contrast of Shanghai's past in shanghai.

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From $95 p/p
Shanghai to Chongyang Mahotou Farming Experience Day Tour

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Chongming Island, Mahota Farm

Tour Style:Chongming, formerly known as Chungming, is an alluvial island at the mouth of the Yangtze River in eastern China covering 1,267 square kilometers (489 sq mi) as of 2010. Swap the city bustle for rural beauty on this Chongming Island private day tours, you’ll learn about China’s evolving agricultural industry during a tour of Mahota Farm.

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From $82 p/p
Shanghai Cooking Tour with Dumpling Making

Duration:3-4 hours

Attractions(Cities):Local Wet Market, Dumpling Making Class

Tour Style:Our private tour guide bring you to experience the dumpling cooking and taste delicious dumplings by this private dumpling cooking tour.

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From $45 p/p

Most Asked Questions about Shanghai Private Tours

1. What are the most popular places to visit in Shanghai for first time travelers?

Shanghai attractions are plentiful and varied. Beyond the Bund and Oriental Pearl Tower cityscapes there are a huge range of museums (Shanghai Museum), colonial architecture, religious buildings, theatres, gardens, parks and shopping areas. For the first time traveler, you should go to visit Yu Garden, Temple of City God, The Bund and Oriental Pearl Tower

2. How many days should I plan for my Shanghai tour?

How many days should stay is depends on your schedule and interests, usually people stay around 4 days in Shanghai. Shanghai city tour, water Town tours from Shanghai, Hangzhou or Suzhou day tour from Shanghai, you can also plan a one day in Shanghai Disneyland if you travel with children.

3. How can I book your Shanghai tour?

You can send us your inquiry about the tour by email first, our travel consultant will reply to your inquiry with 12 hours. You will get a confirmation letter once we confirm the details for the tour. For the confirmation, we require 20% of total amount as deposit in advance.

4. Do all of your guides speak English?

Yes, our guide is based on bilingual speaking, Chinese and another language. Most of our guides are English Speaking guide and they can speak the fluent English and all of them obtain English Certificate. There is no communication barrier during the tour. 

5. Do you have guides that speak other languages?

Yes, most of our guides are English speaker. We also have some guides can speak Spanish, French, Korean, Japanese,  Cantonese.

6. Can I book a tour if we're just stopping in Shanghai on our cruise?

Yes, we can arrange the tour from Shanghai Port. You will be picked up from Shanghai cruise port and transferred back to the port after the tour. Please apply for a Chinese Tourist Visa before you come. As stated, without a proper visa the ship probably won’t let you off cause they know you’ll be back when you hit the customs booth because they will send you back to the ship.

7. Can just one person book a private tour?

All our tour can be arranged for one person, you will have you personal tour guide and driver. If you like to travel on your own and want to plan an independent arrangement, we are experts in designing private itinerary in Shanghai and nearby cities. We arranged lots of tours for solo traveler from different countries and got many positive reviews for our tours.

8. Can you arrange the Shanghai airport pick up service?

We provide Shanghai car rental service. The reservation process as below:

A: Make a quick inquiry by email; 

B: You’ll receive a quotation for your inquiry and booking details immediately. 

C: Confirm the booking and you will get a confirmation letter

For the airport pick up service, our driver will meet you at the exit of the arrival with your name board, help with your luggage in the car or van and transfer to your designated place.

9. How can I get to Disneyland Park?

Actually, it is very convenient to get to the resort area by subway, public bus, Taxi or car rental. There’s more than one way to reach your destination at Shanghai Disney Resort. You can by Resort Express Line Bus, the resort is equipped with a shuttle bus for tourism in order to facilitate visitors to Disney. So, consider your options and take the route that makes the most logistical sense for you and your family.

10. Can I join in the group tour in Shanghai?

Yes, we do Shanghai private tour and group tour. Such as Shanghai city highlights tour, Zhujiajiao Water Town and Huangpu River Cruise Tour. You will share a bus and guide service with other clients, which will keep the cost affordable.

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