Old Shanghai City Walking Tour

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From $65.00

2 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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You will get an inside perspective of the changing scenes of Shanghai on this 4-hour walking tour that explores old city districts where local residents can be seen playing cards on street corners and walking the alleys in their pajamas! You will witness the great changes and the developments of recent 30 years in Shanghai. The tour includes Bund, Yu Garden, an ancient Chinese Tea house, local insects market, and the trendy French Concession.

What's Included

Complimentary drink

English-speaking local guide

What's Not Included


Hotel pickup and drop-off


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 85

Additional Info

  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Bund (Wai Tan)
The tour begins with a visit to the Bund which for years was the symbol of Shanghai. You will see the new financial and commercial skyscrapers as well as 100 years old colonial-style buildings along the Huangpu river from there.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Then you will walk to Yuyuan Garden, one of the finest private gardens in China, known for its classic landscape architecture. After the garden visit, you will have a rest in a local tea house where you can try the Chinese tea ceremony.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yuyuan Old Street
Stop at a market that sells birds and crickets, as well as an antique market, where you can rummage for bargain items. Wander down lively streets filled with local residents, sometimes still dressed in their pajamas. See tiny family-owned shops and elderly folk playing cards on the streets.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Former French Concession
Once you reach Xintiandi, the scenery will change, and Old Shanghai gives way to its new cosmopolitan face. The stylish nightlife district is crammed with boutique stores, busy pubs and bars, and chic restaurants. Once known as the Old Shikumen area, the antique charm has been gentrified to international levels of sophistication.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Very knowledgeable guide and interesting tour
EmilieNielsen2018, 20-03-2018
We did a 4-hour walking tour with a group of 8 persons. Tom met us in our hotel lobby on time and made a very good impression straight away. He took us on a drive downtown from which point onwards the tour was done by foot. Tom took us to interesting areas of the city, which we would never have found on our own. He also introduced us to the many symbols and their meaning in the Chinese culture and helped us discover these around the Yu Garden. Half way through the tour we did a tea ceremony, which was very impressive and tasty. For anyone wishing to spend half a day exploring Shanghai by foot, I can highly recommend contacting Tom. You will have a great time.
Great tour our guide Tom was...
Lindsey H, 21-01-2018

Great tour our guide Tom was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of interesting facts and information. Would thoroughly recommend this tour and guide.

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