Day 1 Shanghai (Lunch)
At 09:00 you will be met by our tour guide and driver at your hotel lobby in Shanghai. Todays first stop is the Shanghai History Museum on the ground floor exhibiting shanghais past and developments. After that youll pay a visit to Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at Peoples Square which showcases the ever-changing face of Shanghai and is an essential visiting point for tourists who are interested in the evolution of the city. Then climb the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to obtain a panoramic view of Shanghais dramatic city landscape. And then board a ship to have a Huangpu River cruise, you will pass by the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance. They are symbols of Shanghais past. Today you will also pay a visit to pearl market to appreciate some nice pear artworks.
After one days wonderful Shanghai tour, youll be transferred back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel booked by you
Day 2 Shanghai (Lunch)
You will meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby at 09:00. Todays adventure starts with Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built for Pans parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby it is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs.
After lunch, you will continue to visit the hundreds-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen. The following stop will be Xintiandi, a great place for leisure and amusement where you will meet rows of shops and bars transformed from Shikumen houses. After that you will pay a visit to Shanghai French Concession. This area records some special history of the city in the 1850-1920s. And you will see many buildings in western style. Then you will take a walk in the Nanjing Road which is the earliest and the best known shopping street in Shanghai. Walking along the Nanjing Road you will arrive at the Bund Area, the must go place for any one traveling to Shanghai for sightseeing. Today you will also pay a visit to silk market to learn about Chinese silk culture and meet some nice silk products.