From modern megacities to ancient wonders, East Asia has an incredible array of unique architecture, culture and history, waiting to be discovered.
Old Town or New Town See the Sensational Shanghai on Private Tour
Old town or new town see the sensational Shanghai on Private tour, Shanghai is an international metropolis known for booming China's financial capital. The city is located on the estuary of the renowned Yangtze River giving it its long history as a gateway to mainland China.
On a guided tour see the famous Pudong area is cosmopolitan and upbeat with great restaurants and nightlife, a must-see for visitors to the city.
The Bund area with its culture, old rickety charm and intriguing backstreet traders, is great and will make you want to stay and have a good wander around for souvenirs, pottery and nick nack.
Primarily a popular shopping city with district's dedicated to tailoring alone it's a shopper's paradise. However, if you want a little culture to take a private tour and see the Jade Buddha Temple it's beauty is mesmerising.
Shanghai is a shopper's paradise, but if you want a little culture take a private tour and see the Jade Buddha Temple.
The active Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple has 70 resident monks who work and live there.
Take a sightseeing private tour and see this Song Dynasty Style Temple with stunning courtyards, halls and bright saffron-painted yellow walls it is beautiful.
The monks are very proud of the history of this temple and can be seen worshiping at The White Jade jewel encrusted Buddha sitting at the centre of this holy place, quite a breathtaking sight to see.
This Temple is unique in its design, and the monks manage to keep it in pristine condition and are very proud of its heritage and cultural impact.
What to See and Do in Shanghai
Travel Tips for Shanghai
October, November and late March are the best times to visit Shangai; there are fewer crowds which is better for going on sightseeing tours and the temperatures are more comfortable. Believe it or not, there are fewer rain showers in these months than in the summer months. There are a few different festivals during the months of March to May which are great to experience. If you like F1, the Grand Prix is in April!
The prices in Shanghai is like most places; there are cheap and cheerful or expensive, it all depends on you and the type of holiday you want and how much you have to spend. There are great places to eat which may not look great, but the food is tasty and cheap, dinner for US$20. Hotels vary in standard and prices from US$30 - US$100 for a double room. To get around the city, take the metro, it is of a very high standard and cheaper than taxis.
Arrange your entry and exit visa through your tour travel agent before your arrival into China. There are many restrictions on emigration on the purchase of goods and souvenirs you will be given questionnaires to fill in, complete these honestly as delays may occur or you may jeopardise your entry or exit from China. Learn a few phrases in Mandarin like thank you (xie xie), Hello (nihao), Goodbye (zai jian). Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
There are four seasons in Shanghai which is known for its humid subtropical climate. There is rarely snow, but temperatures do drop below zero during the winter months. Spring is great for travelling around Shanghai on private tours as the weather is just warming up. Hot and wet is the description of the summer here and then Autumn another great time for tours and seeing the colours change to golden as the temperatures start to cool down.
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