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Eye on Shanghai

5 days  |  Starts/Ends: Shanghai  |  from USD $859

Experience a city stay in one of the hottest cities on earth. Shanghai - where east really meets west. Check out the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Anglo-inspired Bund and old city area, cruise the Huangpu River and enjoy some retail therapy on Nanjing Road.

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Prices & Dates
Inclusions
Day 1

Welcome to China and the start of your city break! Enjoy an arrival transfer to our hotel.
Overnight: Shanghai

Day 2

Just the mere mention of ‘Shanghai’ conjures up mystery, romance and general decadence. Pre – 1949, cosmopolitan Shanghai was a magnet for seekers of wealth, idle colonialists, explorers and the dispossessed. The city’s oddities were due to the unusual circumstances of the city’s existence. Written into the Treaty of Nanjing was the notion of extra-territoriality, which translated as foreign nationals not being bound by Chinese law, but rather by the laws of their own consuls. Basically anything went. Until 1949, foreigners dominated commerce, banking and industry, amassing huge fortunes and transforming the landscape of foreign concessionary sections of Shanghai. Everything went belly up in 1949, when Mao and the communists took to power and swept the good times and rock and roll away rather swiftly. A legacy of these heady times, is Shanghai’s Bund where on and around this waterfront promenade are a vast series of grandiose pre-1949 buildings. After four decades of austerity, economic reforms implemented by Deng Xiaoping reawakened Shanghai. Just across the Huangpu River is the new Shanghai, a high-tech development of sky scrapers, the centre piece of which is the rocket-shaped Oriental Pearl TV tower. Mercedes and BMW cars cruise the neon-lit streets, modern department stores rub shoulders with cool bars and Shanghai is staking it’s claim to being China’s foremost metropolis. Our sightseeing of Shanghai takes in the awesome Oriental Pearl TV tower, the Jade Buddha Temple, charming Yuyuan Gardens and the Bund and Old City. This evening, enjoy a cruise on the Huangpu River.
Overnight: Shanghai  |  Breakfast

Days 3-4

Two whole days to enjoy Shanghai your way. Perhaps head to Nanjing Road, just off the Bund or Huaihai Lu; the main street of the French Concession for amazing shopping, explore the Old City or drop into the historic Peace Hotel for a drink and a spot of jazz.
Overnight: Shanghai  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 5

Hotel check-out and included onward transfer to airport
Breakfast

Trip Highlights

Oriental Pearl TV Tower
The Bund and Old Shanghai
Huang River skyline of Pudong City
Jade Buddha Temple
Yuyuan Garden

Included

Breakfast daily
Shanghai - Huangpu River cruise
Touring and excursions as per itinerary
All relevant transfers and transportation
4 nights 3 - 4 star hotels
Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 5
Guided sightseeing - Day 2 with English speaking guide
Entrance fees to all included sites

Not Included

International flights and visa.
Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

Departs any day of the year except 01 - 07 May, 01 - 07 October and Chinese New Year.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Eye on Shanghai - 5 days
USD $859
USD $269

Supplementary Prices

 
Twin/Double
Single Supp.
Shanghai - Pre-tour accom.
USD $80
USD $70
Shanghai - Post-tour accom.
USD $80
USD $70

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Tour Details
Starts
Shanghai
Ends
Shanghai
Departs
Most days of the year
Hotel Rating
3-4 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 4
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