Shanghai Day Trip

Shanghai is a fascinating mixed-culture city that merges old with new, showing the grace and groove of young China. There are some historic sites you must see, museums you need to visit and some local foods you must eat. Want to touch authentic Shanghai? These “must-do” should be on your list:

  • Walk into the Former French Concession region to see the culture of Shanghai in the 1930s.
  • Walk along the Bund back to its golden age in the 1920s.
  • Escape the metropolis of Shanghai to a peaceful Tongli water town.

Best Water Town Day Trips from Shanghai

Zhujiajiao Water Town

1-Day Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour from Shanghai

  • Admire the water town and get to know its culture.
  • Take a 20-minute boat ride along the canal in Zhujiajiao.

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Tongli Water Town

1-Day Suzhou and Tongli Water Town from Shanghai

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  • Visit the famous Suzhou gardens and enjoy the tranquil water town life.

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Xitang Water Town Tour

Xitang Water Town Tour from Shanghai

  • Visit the most distinctive alley in Xitang.
  • See various root carvings, buttons, and old tiles.

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Xitang Water Town Tour

Zhouzhuang Water Town Tour from Shanghai

  • Find the beauty of Zhuangzhuang along the waterside lanes and around a number of stone bridges.
  • Take a gondola ride on Zhouzhuang's canal.

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Wuzhen Water Town Tour

Wuzhen Water Town Tour from Shanghai

  • Wuzhen became prosperous at the beginning of the 20th century.
  • Understand more of Wuzhen's history by visiting museums.

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Nanxun Water Town Tour

Nanxun Water Town Tour from Shanghai

  • Take a boat ride to experience the real charm of the town.
  • Stroll along the canals and meet the locals living there.

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Top Shanghai Essence Day Trips

Shanghai Cycling Tour

Half-day Old Shanghai Exploration Cycling Tour

  • Admire Western and Chinese styles in the Former French Concession.
  • Stop to see Shikumen residential buildings (stone-door-frame houses) were built in the 1930s.

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Shanghai Classic Tour

1-Day Shanghai Classic Tour

  • Take a glimpse of the city's iconic Yu Garden and Shanghai Tower.
  • Satisfy your taste buds by trying the local delicacy.

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shanghai walking tour

Walk Into Shanghai's Former French Concession

  • Stroll through the streets of the old French Concession - Huaihai Road.
  • Pay a visit to the former residence of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and Fuxing Park.

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Chongming Island Cycling Tour

One Day Chongming Island Cycling Tour

  • Ride through small villages, parks, plantations, and the beautiful wetlands
  • Renowned as a good spot for bird watching.

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