Unique Experiences:

•  Go bicycling in the different districts and original parts of Shanghai
•  Explore the contrasts between the local communities, colonial past and hyber-modern future
•  Have a soft landing in a big city with transfer from the airport, and 3 nights of accommodation


Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 2 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour. Please contact us for further details and booking.

Trip Length: 4 Day(s) 3 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day, except 1 week of National Holiday in October and 2 weeks of Spring Festival in Feb.Press Book Now, and find your preferred date.
Travel Season:

You can travel to Shanghai year round, but the best time to travel is Spring & Autumn (March, April, May, Sep and Oct ).

Type of Transportation:

•  Private car/van with driver from airport to hotel
•  Public means of transportation, such as public bus, taxi, subway
•  Bicycling

Type of Accommodation:

Backpackit: Captain Hostel (breakfast is not included)
Comfort: Swan Hotel Shanghai (breakfast is included)

Physical Rate: 3/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 3 x Breakfast for comfort only (no breakfast included for backpackit)
Accommodation: 3 x nights accommodation at Captain Hostel (Backpackit) or Swan Hotel Shanghai (Comfort)
Transport: Private car/van with driver from Airport to hotel, Public bus ticket/taxi/subway ticket for day tours
Others/Activities: 2 x half-day bicycle tours according to itinerary

There is no overall guide on the tour. There will be a driver who speaks limited English and English-speaking tour guides for 2 x half-day tours according to itinerary.

Excluded from Price:

•  Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
•  Transfer for local trips
•  Meals and drinks
•  Tips
•  Any entrance ticket
•  Personal items like bottled water, laundry, room service etc.


Locations Visited:
Former French Concession, Xintiandi, Taikang Road, Tianzifang Alley Market, Shanghai Museum, Peopple’s Square, M50 Art Zone, The Bund, Pudong New District, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Former Jewish living Quarter, 1933 Art Zone
Start City:
End City:


Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai
Upon arrival in Shanghai, your driver, who will hold a sign with your name, will meet you in the arrival hall. Go through the city and arrive safe and conveniently at your hotel/hostel. The normal check in time is after 12:00 noon.
The rest of the day is free for you to do as your please; to get to know this very fast-paced, yet charming city.
Accommodation: Overnight at Captain hostel Shanghai (Backpackit) / Swan Hotel Shanghai (Comfort)

Day 2: Half-day cycling tour of the colonial Shanghai Puxi district – Somewhere between the past and present
Go with your guide by public bus to get your bicycle. Once comfortable, set out for an exploration of Shanghai’s Puxi district.
Pass by the former French Concession and Taikang Road. These charming Art Deco buildings makes you feel like you are in a European city as you stroll down the tree-lined streets and alleys in these neighbourhoods. Continue to Xindiandi, Tianzifang Alley Market, Shanghai Museum, People’s Square, M50 Art Zone, and the last stop; The Bund. You will cycle along the beautiful Bund with the water next to you, before you ride back to drop of your bicycle, and head back with your guide, to you hostel/hotel by public bus.

Pickup time for todays bicycle trip is 09:00 from your hostel/hotel. Expect the tour to be around 4 hours.
Accommodation: Overnight at Captain hostel Shanghai (Backpackit) / Swan Hotel Shanghai (Comfort)

Day 3: Shanghai half-day guided cycling tour of the Pudong district
Another day, another district by bicycle – and you will not be disappointed!
Go with your guide by public bus to pick-up your bicycle. Then cross the Pujiang River from The Bund to Pudong New District, to explore the Financial District (Binjiang Road – Binjiang Park –International Exhibition Center – Oriental Pearl TV Tower – Shanghai Center ). Ride back to the Puxi district and explore the Former Jewish Living Quarter during the WWII. The last stop is 1933 Art Zone, which is rebuilt by abandoned abattoir. You will return to the starting point to return your bike, and go back hotel with your guide by public bus to your hotel/hostel.

Pickup time for todays bicycle trip is 09:00 from your hostel/hotel. Expect the tour to be around 4 hours.
Accommodation: Overnight at Captain hostel Shanghai (Backpackit) / Swan Hotel Shanghai (Comfort)

Day 4: Your last day in Shanghai – check-out and continue to your next destination.
Today is your last day in Shanghai, and check-out time is before 12:00 noon.

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