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Private Two Day Tour ( Shanghai City + Tongli Water Town)


  • Tour code: L-BS-2D

  • Available: Daily

  • Duration: Average 8 hours / per day

  • Starts/ends: Any reasonable time

  • Attractions: The Bund, YuGarden, Old Town Bazzar, Back street, Jade Buddha Temple, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai History Museum , Tongli Water Town


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Itinerary

Your private guide and driver would meet you in hotel lobby.You would enjoy Shanghai private 2 Day Tour with us.

Pick up time : Normally, Pick up at hotel lobby at 9:00am. We could advise reasonable starting time base on your request.


Day 1:  The Bund, YuGarden, Old Town Bazzar, Jade Buddha Temple, Oriental TV Tower, Shanghai History Museum  


Moring

Bund walking, The Bund Which a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance. We would walk around about 30 minuets based on your request.

After Bund walking , we towards to Yu Garden and Shanghai Old town . The Yu Yuan Garden Bazaar reputed as 'the kingdom of small commodities' and 'the kingdom of snack' can be found here. In the Old Town is known as the bright pearl of Shanghai is a perfect combination of gardens, temples, old architecture, civil culture, business, souvenirs, and food. The Back Streets walking could learn old Shanghai style allied houses, those allied houses built in 1920s and 1930s considered lower corner in old shanghai , they probably gone in few years later.


Afternoon

We would have lunch in a local restaurant, Dim-Sum restaurant may good choice , we would recommend restaurant based on our request.


We would visit Jade Buddha Temple after lunch which was initially built in 1882 and named for the two jade Buddhist statues.One of the most famous Buddha religious temples, is situated in Shanghai, which is a modern, bustling city in China. We will spend about 40 minutes in the temple.


Then take about 30 minuets riding reach to Oriental Pearl TV Tower which is fifth highest building in the world , with a height of 468 miters. The Oriental Pearl Tower consists of 3 main full- scope sightseeing spheres. We recommend the lower sphere which has 3 levels at 259 meters to 267 meters. The top level is revolving restaurant , the lower 2 levels are viewing platforms. From the floor at 263 meters you could down to glass -bottomed . If you don’t have a fear of heights, you would get memorable walking on it and enjoy a 360 degree view of the river and buildings on both sides. The only issue is crowded in the tower ,sometimes you have to stay on line for the elevator , especially during the any national holiday in China.

After the amazing experience , we will visit Shanghai History Museum which on the ground floor it contains thousands of historical relics, over 100 wax figures, and scaled-down exquisite architectures.You can learn about the culture of Shanghai, from what it used to be and how it has evolved through time. It's a very nice exhibition for both children and adults, showing the history of the city.


Day 2: Tongli Water Town


Morning

Tongli Water Town which is an age-old but very well preserved water town with a history of more than 1,000 years. Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lak, 80km away from Shanghai, just 16km from Suzhou City,The town is 24 square miles (63 square kilometers) in area and has a population of over 33 thousand. True to its reputation, Tongli Old Town is a really wonderful travel destination where you can spend a marvelous holiday or experience traditional Chinese culture. Follow this introduction and you will have a general idea of this captivating water town.

It would take about 1.5 hours driving to the old town . We will walk around the old town with you to share history and culture  of water village and Yangtze River delta region and enjoy countryside scenery. We will explore alley way to get a deeper insight into local ways. During the exploring , we will visit one small but exquisite garden which called Tuisi Garden .It was built in the Qing Dynasty by a degraded official. In the garden, pavilions, terraces, halls, rockeries, ponds and other elements of the garden were harmoniously integrated together.


Afternoon, we would have lunch a nice local courtyard restaurant . After lunch ,we will visit Pearl Pagoda Garden which is a large scale garden built based on romantic love story “Pearl Pagoda”. We also watch the osprey catching fish show to learn primitively how fisherman do fishing, This might more interesting foe kids . After the show , you may have some free time to explore this tranquil town by yourself or do shopping at Ming Qing street for taking souvenirs back home.

The last activity is wooden boat tour, a different angle to enjoy this old village’s tranquility to share stories of the old brides.


NOTE: Our itinerary is flexible, we are happy to add add some of your preferred places to the itinerary , and we skip some places you are less interested in or make it short version.


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