Exploring Shanghai can be difficult without the aid of a local or tour group. If you don't speak Chinese, it isn't always easy to get around, buy tickets and get information in your native language. Sometimes, taking a tour is the best and smartest way to see Shanghai.
The Bund is a must-see on any tour you decide to take of Shanghai. Combining this with the Jade Buddha Temple is a great ideas as they are close in proximity and make a fine comparison of the old Bund and Temple to their now modern surroundings.
Don't leave Shanghai without seeing the acrobats show! There are a lot of scams active in Shanghai surrounding the shows, so going through a tour or ticketing company is the smartest option.
Hangzhou, near Shanghai, is a lovely day trip. Don't miss West Lake or the nearby Buddha Temples. A day trip to Suzhou or the nearby water villages are common, and these places are hard to reach without speaking Chinese or using a tour company.
Whisking your way down the Huangpu River on a tour boat is a delightful way to learn about the great sites along the shores and soak in fresh air while relaxing on board.
Using NilGuide you can create your own itinerary, make sure not to leave out the top sites around Shanghai like Yu Gardens, the Bund and Nanjing Road!
Zhongshan South Road & Renmen Road
Ming Dynasty gardens with a modern souvenir shopping mall surrounding the main pond... read more