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A 72hour arrival visa is now available in Shanghai! Experience the pulsating development of modern China, Shanghai is the perfect blend of cultures, be they modern and traditional or Western and Oriental. Enjoy the historical and cultural atmosphere of the city in Xintiandi and Tianzifang. Let the light and sound effects of the Shanghai ERA Acrobatic Show fascinate you.

    Destinations: Shanghai

    Overview:
    A 72hour arrival visa is now available in Shanghai! Experience the pulsating development of modern China, Shanghai is the perfect blend of cultures, be they modern and traditional or Western and Oriental. Enjoy the historical and cultural atmosphere of the city in Xintiandi and Tianzifang. Let the light and sound effects of the Shanghai ERA Acrobatic Show fascinate you.

    Brief Itinerary
    Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai, transfer (no meals incl.)
    Optional tour: Historic Shanghai tour
    Day 2 Shanghai (Breakfast)
    Optional tour: Modern Shanghai tour & Evening excursion
    Day 3 Shanghai-departure (Breakfast)
    Optional tour: Former French concession & Dr. Sun Yat-sen's residence - half day

    Duration: 3 days
    Tour valid: 01/10/2016-28/02/2017
    Activities level: Easy
    Transport: airport or railway round transfers with private air-conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 2 hotel breakfasts

    Price p. person stay at tourist hotel:
    CNY 1125 per person, twin sharing, min. 2 persons travelling together
    CNY 875 per person, twin sharing, min. 4 persons travelling together

    Price p. person stay at first class hotel:
    CNY 1375 per person, min. 2 persons travelling together
    CNY 1125 per person, min. 4 persons travelling together

    Price p. person stay at deluxe hotel:
    CNY 3125 per person, min. 2 persons travelling together
    CNY 2875 per person, min. 4 persons travelling together

    Size of group: min. 2-4 persons
    Including
    - 2 nights’ hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast
    - airport or railway station round transfers private vehicle driver only
    Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai, transfer (no meals incl.)
    Optional Historic Shanghai tour - full day
    Attractions: Jade Buddha Temple, the Bund, Chenghuangmiao, Yuyuan Garden, Old Town, Water town Zhujiajiao

    08:30 Departure
    09:00 Jade Buddha Temple
    In the western part of Shanghai, a very modern and flourishing city, there is a venerable and famous Buddhist temple, Jade Buddha Temple. In 1882, an old temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen. The temple was destroyed during the revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty. Fortunately the jade Buddha statues were saved and a new temple was built on the present site in 1928. It was named the Jade Buddha Temple.
    10:30 the Bund Transfer to the Bund, enjoying the colonial walking along the Huangpu River. This park-like promenade, stretching along the Huangpu River between the narrow Wusong River and Old Town, was the former Wall Street of the foreign powers. Today the area bristles with activity and excitement virtually any time of the day or night. Crowds gather every morning to perform the slow, graceful exercises known as taichi.
    11:00 Yuyuan Garden & Chenghuangmiao-Town God's Temple, Old Town
    Yuyuan Garden is a famous classical garden located in Anren Jie, Shanghai. The garden was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. Yu in Chinese means pleasing and satisfying, and this garden was specially built for Pan's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age.
    12:30 Dim Sum lunch at Lubolang restaurant, Old town
    14:30 Water town Zhujiajiao
    It has a history of more than 1700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers, the little fan-shaped town glimmers like a bright pearl in the landscape of lakes and mountains.
    Endowed with another elegant name - 'Pearl Stream' - the little town is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. Unique old bridges across bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards attached all transport people who have been living amidst the bustle and hustle of the modern big city to a brand-new world full of antiquity, leisure and tranquillity.
    17:00 Transfer back to hotel or go back on your own

    Day 2 Shanghai (Breakfast)
    Optinal Modern Shanghai tour & Evening excursion - A night with the Acrobats - Shanghai Era - full day
    Attractions: WFC - World Financial Center & Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Urban Planning Exhibition Center, former French Concession Xinxiandi, Tianzifang, Acrobats - Shanghai Era

    09:00 Departure
    09:30 WFC - Shanghai World Financial Center
    Shanghai World Financial Center is located in the center of the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in the Pudong New Area. With 101 floors above ground level and soaring to a height of 492m, this project embodies Mori Building's original “Vertical Garden City” concept and incorporates the company's vast know-how and experience.
    11:00 Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center & People’s Square
    The People's Square is now a political, commercial and cultural center of Shanghai downtown area. Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall is an epitome of the history and development of Shanghai City and plays a very important role in the city drumbeating.
    12:00 Time for lunch, Ye Shanghai, Xintiandi
    13:30 Former French Concession Xinxiandi
    Xintiandi is composed of an area of restored traditional Shikumen houses on narrow alleys, some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, cafes and restaurants, and shopping malls. Most of the cafes and restaurants feature both indoor and outdoor seatings. Xintiandi means "New Heaven and Earth", and is considered one of the first lifestyle centers in China.
    15:30 Tianzifang Art Creative Park
    Tianzifang is expanding from the original alleyway into a sprawling collection of labyrinthine lanes populated by galleries, arty shops and some great restaurants. The "Creative Park" is booming. New galleries, cafes and boutiques are opening like clockwork, and a massive expansion program is under way to fully exploit the thousands of visitors seeking to experience the earthy atmosphere of old Shanghai. Residents are also cashing in on the action, in some cases moving out so they can rent their homes for substantial sums. 17:30 Transfer back to hotel or go back on your own
    19:00 Departure for evening excursion - A night with the Acrobats - Shanghai Era
    19:30 Acrobats - Shanghai Era, Shanghai Circus
    "Era" attempts to redefine the Chinese formula of acrobatics and performing arts, blending high technology with traditional acrobatic arts through the employment of multimedia in this innovative circus show.A long-running (several years) acrobatic extravaganza, and what may well be the most lavish and high tech show in the history of Chinese theatre.ERA is a multimedia odyssey whose inspiration is a direct result of the combination of traditional Chinese acrobatic arts and modern technology.Just like Shanghai , ERA evolves through a constant collision between the past and future.
    21:15 Transfer back to hotel

    Day 3 Shanghai departure (Breakfast)
    Optional French concession & Dr. Sun Yat-sen's residence - half day
    Attractions: Dr. Sun Yat-sen's former residence, Sinan Mansions, Central Huaihai Road

    08:30 Departure
    09:00 Dr. Sun Yat-sen's formal residence
    At No.7 Xiangshan Road, Shanghai, stands a two-storey European-style building. It is the Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen (also named Sun Wen), the great forerunner of the Chinese democratic revolution, the founder of the Republic of China and the respected contributor to Chinese modern history.
    10:00 Sinan Mansions
    Built in the 1910s, it was originally named Rue Massenet, in honor of the French musician. During the turbulent 1930s, the city's French Concession became the safest place in Shanghai for the Communists and the plain-looking houses on Sinan Road their favored meeting places.
    10:30 Central Huaihai Road
    Avenue Joffre, now Central Huaihai Road, was a boulevard stretching across the French Concession in an east-west direction. The road was renamed after Joseph Joffre in 1916, with the new name unveiled by the marshal himself in 1922. Avenue Joffre was a tram route. Its eastern section featured Shikumen residences. Its western part featured high-end residential developments, including stand-alone houses and apartment blocks. The central section was - and is - a popular shopping area, with many shops opened by the Russian community. The former Avenue Joffre remains a high-end retail district.
    12:00 Transfer back to hotel or airport or railway sation, departure END

    Deluxe hotel
    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: The Langham Xintiandi Shanghai
    Information
    The Langham Xintiandi is ideally located nearby the retail utopia of Huaihai Road, surrounded by various trendy clubs, glamorous international restaurants and designer boutiques.
    Location:Located near the famous Huaihai Road, it is a 9-minute drive from People’s Square and 11-minute drive from the Bund.

    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: Fairmont Peace Hotel
    Information:
    With over a hundred years of history, the iconic Fairmont Peace Hotel was a favorite with the local elite and foreign celebrities, including Charlie Chaplin. Old-world jazz bands and lavish art deco styles await guests.
    Location: Fairmont Peace Hotel is a short 5-minute walk from Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, as well as the iconic Bund. It is a 20-minute ride from Hongqiao International Airport. Pudong International Airport is a 40-minute drive away.

    Tourist class hotel
    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: Shanghai Hotel
    Information:
    Shanghai Hotel serves as a perfect base for business and leisure travelers. There are 527 rooms include Standard Rooms, King Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Deluxe King rooms, Executive Rooms, Suites, Superior Suites.
    Location: Located in the highly desirable Jing'an residential / commercial area within walking distance of landmarks such as Nanjing road and Huaihai road. A subway station just a few blocks away connects guests to Metro Line 2 and 7.

    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: Jing An Hotel
    Information: Historical building from the 20’s. There are 126 rooms. Jing An Hotel is regarded as "Garden Hotel" with Spanish-styled wall, terrace and garden. The Spanish styled construction creates an atmosphere of harmony and nobility, which make you free from urban noise, feel exotic tastes and the changes of age...
    Location: The hotel enjoys easy access to the nearby JingAn temple, Jing'an underground railway station (on subway Line 2 and Line 7).

    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: The Bund Hotel Shanghai
    Information:
    It is both for business and leisure travelers. The Bund Hotel Shanghai has 252 guest rooms and suites. Lobby lounge, café, Russian and Cantonese cuisine restaurants are available. Hotel has also a spa and fitness center
    Location: Located in the heart downtown Shanghai, only 10 minutes’ walk from the famous “Bund”, 5 minutes’ walk from Nanjing Rd.’s “Pedestrian Street”, and just opposite Pudong financial district.

    First class hotel
    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: Broadway Mansions Hotel
    Information:
    Housed in a classic Art Deco tower completed in 1934, the Broadway Mansions Hotel is a fantastic place to get a taste of vintage "Paris of the Orient"-era Shanghai. Just across the historic Baidu Bridge from the Bund proper, the Broadway Mansions enjoys great views of Puxi's jumble of older and...
    Location: Located next to the confluence of Suzhou Creek and Huangpu River, as well as the northern end of The Bund.

    City: Shanghai
    BeijingHotel Name: Hengshan Hotel
    Information:
    Hengshan Hotel ideally seats on the oriental "Champs Elysees" the laudatory name of Hengshan road, adjacent to the Xujiahui green belt and the Hengshan Park.
    Location: Close to Ferguson Lane, Jing An Temple, and French Concession. Also nearby are Pacific Department Store and Shanghai Public Library. Within walking distance of Xu Jia Hui commercial district and a 10-minute drive to the popular Nanjing Road.

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