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Discover Old & New Shanghai

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.Shanghai, China

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Experience hosted by Bill

9.5 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, transportation
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

FLASH SALES!What better way to explore this great city than by having an indigenous inhabitant tell you stories about the history and evolution of this great city. I am a local Shanghainese—born, and lived here all my life. I will pick you up from your hotel(residence), will lead you through narrow streets of a town called Xinchang, 25 miles from downtown Shanghai, a once-thriving port with an 800-year history. It has managed to maintain most of its old buildings and population. Besides walking around the town landmarks, we will visit a traditional Chinese tea house where Ang Lee used as scenes for ' Lust Caution' . Finally, your taste buds will experience some delicious local food, so you can immerse yourself deeper into local life.In the afternoon, you will go back to Shanghai city, and visit Yuyuan garden, an ancient Chinese garden with the history of 400years. You will see the stylish Chinese pavilion and authentic old architectures. Then, continue to the Bund where you will see amazing city skyline, including the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center , Shanghai Tower and colonial buildings along the Huangpu River. It surely lights up your whole trip in Shanghai. From the Bund, you will visit a well-hidden cocktail bar, You will have a panoramic view of the whole bund/river with a 270 degrees dimension from the patio.
FLASH SALES!What better way to explore this great city than by having an indigenous inhabitant tell you stories about the history and evolution of this great city. I am a local Shanghainese—born, and lived here all my life. I will pick you up from your hotel(residence), will lead you through narrow streets of a town called Xinchang, 25 miles from downtown Shanghai, a once-thriving port with an 800-year history. It has managed to maintain most of…

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What's included

  • Food
    Lunch at authentic Shanghaiese-cuisine restaurant by canal
  • Drinks
    Chinese tea tasting/Tea ceremony, cocktail/beer
  • Tickets
    All admission included
  • Transportation
    Hotel/Residence Pickup/drop off pickup/dropoff before o after the tour may...
From $106
/ person
Fri, Oct 30
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
$106 per person
$106 per person
Sat, Oct 31
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
$106 per person
$106 per person
Sun, Nov 1
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
$106 per person
$106 per person

Meet your host, Bill

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 4 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I was born and lived all my life in Shanghai, went through the bad times and good times of China's commercial hub,I am still finding new inspirations. Traveled to multiple countries and continents, I am always looking to meet new friends from all corners of the world. Wish to share my native city and help people discover the best-kept secrets that have made me love this city myself!
Besides this tour, we offer 3 other tours:
-SUZHOU: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/724321
-HANGZHOU: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/399291
-Shanghai Watertown Tour:https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/200995
Luggage storage during the tour can be arranged,10% discount for group of 5 or more,just ask for it!
Last minute booking accepted: Booking open until 1hour before the start of the tour!
I was born and lived all my life in Shanghai, went through the bad times and good times of China's commercial hub,I am still finding new inspirations. Traveled to multiple countries and continents, I am always looking to meet new friends from all corners of the world. Wish to share my native city and help people discover the best-kept secrets that have made me love this city myself!
Besides this tour, we offer 3 other tours:
-SUZHOU: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/72432…
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Where you'll be

Here's peace of mind for you: I can offer pickup and drop off by private vehicle from any location(hotel/residence/airport) in Shanghai at no extra charge. I'll bring you to directly to an Old watertown, probably the most authentic old town in Shanghai , far from the touristy area. In the afternoon, we will be back in the city to see Yuyuan Garden, the bund and finishes the tour at a well-hidden cocktail bar with 270 degress panoramic view

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

月娟
September 2020
Bill为我们贴心安排了每一个环节,古镇也是很美的。这是一段美好旅程。
Christie
November 2019
Bill is incredible. I booked three of his tours and I can’t recommend him enough. He made my week in Shanghai so special and I will always remember him and the city so fondly!! He is kind, thoughtful, communicative and punctual. Besides all the things you’d expect from a tour guide, he’s just a genuinely nice guy who is engaging and gives such a good understanding of all the places we visited. I loved Bill and was so sad to leave his expert care after my week in Shanghai. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.
Bill is incredible. I booked three of his tours and I can’t recommend him enough. He made my week in Shanghai so special and I will always remember him and the city so fondly!! He…
张婕
October 2019
Booked for my colleague. She said it was a fantastic trip and also she would recommend the trip as something for clients to do. Thanks Bill for giving her such a wonderful trip!
Oghogho (Joy)
September 2019
Bill is an excellent tour guide, at the end ofmy tour he became a friend. I was so emotional when I was leaving. I had 10 hours layover, and Bill made my experience so personal, he had so much knowledge about Shanghai. We went to old Shanghai and had delicious lunch. He stayed with me until I checked in at the airport. I will always do his tour when I'm in Shanghai.
Bill is an excellent tour guide, at the end ofmy tour he became a friend. I was so emotional when I was leaving. I had 10 hours layover, and Bill made my experience so personal…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

-Vegan suitable
-10% discount for group of 5 or more,just ask for it!
-Children under age of 2 may join the tour with their parents(family) free of charge, children under age of 12 may join the tour with their parents(family) 50% off(just ask us to modify rate) 2岁以下儿童可随同家人免费参加体验, 12岁以下儿童可随同家人享受半价