Shanghai Trip Planner

Plan a trip to Shanghai and know your trip budget

Shanghai Tourism and Travel Guide

Often abbreviated as Hu or Shen in the traditional Chinese slang, Shanghai is one of the most popular cities in China and is also the second most populous city in the country with a population of over 24 million people as of 2015. Located on the estuary of the Yangtze River, Shanghai is a popular tourist destination in China and attracts visitors f
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Planning a trip to shanghai

Excited about kickstarting your Shanghai trip? You should be! Shanghai is home to few of the most exciting places that are totally worth exploring! Confused about how to plan your Shangha vacation? TripHobo Shanghai trip planner has got you covered! Take a look at these features which will let you design your dream Shanghai holiday in few minutes.

Budget Planning in Shanghai Trip Planner

Touted to be the most crucial element of any vacation, budget planning is the step which needs to be taken very seriously. Shanghai trip planner gives you an estimate of the approximate pricing of your entire Shanghai trip, including the transportation and accommodation, this feature assists you with planning your budget right. You can also modify or edit this budget according to your preferences!

Planning Transportation in Shanghai

Choosing the right modes of transport when planning a trip to Shanghai is an aspect which plays a significant role in determining the success of your vacation. TripHobo helps you book flights, trains, buses and suggests you the best available local transport options for commuting to and in Shanghai. It also lets you choose and modify the travel options depending upon your travel dates.

Planning things to do in Shanghai Itinerary planner

Deciding the places to visit and the things to do in Shanghai is probably the most exciting aspect of your Shanghai itinerary creation. With this Shanghai trip planner you can create your actual trip plan by adding the activities, restaurants, tours, and tourist spots that you want to explore. In addition to the well-known attractions in Shanghai like Nanjing Road, you can also include numerous off-beat and unexplored places in your plan. Apart from the list of activities suggested, you can also add your own custom places to make your trip to Shanghai all the more electrifying!

Managing Accommodation in Shanghai

TripHobo's trip planner aids you in zeroing down on the most convenient, comfortable and affordable place to stay in Shanghai. It lets you compare, filter and sort the hotels based on your preferences and budget. Not just hotels, you can choose a hostel, a guesthouse or opt from homestays in Shanghai while planning your trip! Explore, select and book the right accommodation in Shanghai today to make your trip an unforgettable one!

Create your own itinerary to Shanghai or help us suggest you a plan!

Not everyone is familiar with things to do in Shanghai. In such a case, it is difficult to create trip to Shanghai! So, if you are unsure about places to visit in Shanghai you can choose the option of ‘suggest me a plan’ and just sit back and relax while we create your itinerary! You can also edit the plan according to your interests once the suggested plan is displayed on your screen!

Add your existing bookings in Shanghai, China directly to your trip plan!

This vacation planner also lets you add your pre-booked hotels, commute options and tours to your existing trip plan. So, you need not worry about the bookings in Shanghai that you are already done with! Simply drag them and add them into your itinerary and you are done!

So, what are you waiting for? Stop procrastinating and start planning your Shanghai trip!

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How much does it cost to travel to Shanghai

Plan your trip to Shanghai with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Shanghai is USD 35.57 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 142.28. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 36 for a budget accommodation and USD 189 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Shanghai, you will need a rough figure of USD 15.81 per day. For detailed Shanghai trip cost calculator, use Shanghai Trip Planner.

  • Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Shanghai

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 317 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 2219 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 4438 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 9510 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Shanghai

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 139 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 973 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1946 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4170 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Budget Trip in Shanghai

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 53 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 371 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 742 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 1590 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Shanghai

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 14.23
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 5.06
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 4.5
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 0.68
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 0.58
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 1.05
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 36
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 189
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 2.21
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 0.4
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transit) USD 0.63
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 1.06
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