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Private Modern Shanghai Guided Tour
Activities in Shanghai

Private Modern Shanghai Guided Tour

  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

The fastest train in the world, the highest skyscrapers in China and some of the most ambitious buildings in the world. Set off on an 8-hour private tour and discover Shanghai’s most modern neighborhoods.

Private Modern Shanghai Guided Tour

Your guide will be waiting for you at 9am at your hotel lobby. From there, head to one of the city’s most modern train stations which accommodates the Shanghai maglev train, the worlds fastest commercial high-speed train. Climb on board the magnetic levitation train and travel to the Pudong International Airport in just 7 minutes. The train has a maximum speed of 431 km/h.

Once you get to Longyang Road station, discover Lujiazui, the new financial district of Shanghai. In this neighborhood, climb to the observation deck of one of the three tallest skyscrapers in the city: The World Financial Center, the Jin Mao Tower or the Oriental Pearl Tower.

Continue the tour by visiting the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, home to numerous miniatures of Shanghai from different periods to demonstrate how the city has changed. It is a very visual and entertaining museum.

The museum is situated around Peoples Square, the most-visited square in Shanghai.

Walk from People’s Square to Nanjing Road, the liveliest high street in China, a perfect area to eat out at your own leisure.

Meet you guide after lunch and head to Xintiandi, one of the most modern areas in Shen. Surrounded by bars and restaurants is the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Your guide will drop you off at your hotel or in any other area you want at 6pm. You can of course stay in Xintiandi if you prefer.

Personalise your tour

Since this is a private tour, you can customize your itinerary. For example, if you’ve already ridden on the maglev train or if you prefer to visit other areas of Shanghai, your guide will accompany you wherever you want to go, including a replicas and electronic market.   


This is a private tour organized for you, your partner, a group of friends or your family.

Tour in English
Up to 3 people Up to 7 people Up to 12 people Up to 20 people
US$ 240
US$ 295
US$ 375
US$ 485

Tour in English

  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 240
  • Up to 7 people

    US$ 295
  • Up to 12 people

    US$ 375
  • Up to 20 people

    US$ 485

More Information


8 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


English speaking guide during the day trip.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel.

Private vehicle with professional chauffeur.

Not included


Tickets to the various monuments (Maglev Train $14 and View Point $20)

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Shanghai local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 240
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.