Shanghai - The Shiniest Gem In Modern China’s Jewel Box

Shanghai – the largest city in China is home to many top features, impressive skyscrapers, popular attractions and more. This is also the trade and cultural centres of China. Whether you are looking for the unrivalled view on one of the best skyscrapers, visit the Jade Buddha Temple or explore the Shanghai Museum and Yu Garden to get a glimpse of China’s culture, take one of our best Shanghai tour packages and we will help you get the best experiences.

Shanghai travel guide information

Shanghai Quick Facts

Shanghai is the largest city in China. This is famous amongst travellers for its impressive skyscrapers, top features and popular attractions.

Shanghai means “Above/Upon the Sea”. This name is after its location along the famous Yangtze River Delta near the South China Sea.

If you visit Shanghai, you should spend time tasting many types of delicious cuisine which can be found easily in the city. The food of this city is typically sweeter than other places in China.

Shanghai is one of the attractive mainland China cities for ex-pats. Especially, in 2016, this city was named the most attractive city for ex-pats for the 4th time in 6 years by ITM (International Talent Magazine).

Being the largest city in China, it is no surprise that Shanghai had a population of around 24.4 million people in a total area of 6,341 km2 (2,448 sq mi).

Best time to visit Shanghai, china

The climate of Shanghai is a humid subtropical climate with 4 main seasons. Winters in this city are cold & its temperatures can often drop below zero. In contrast, summers tend to be very hot & humid. The best time to visit Shanghai is during spring (March to May) and fall seasons (September to November) when the weather is comfortable and fewer chances of rainfall.

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The Best Shanghai Private Tours For You

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Golden Triangle of China

Golden Triangle of China

8 days

Eight-day tour of Golden Triangle of China focuses on discoveries in Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai, three main sought-after destinations that offer you great overview of Chinese history and culture from the past until now. If Beijng is the grand capital city representing the glory of the Ming & Qing...

8 days
Beijing→Xian→Shanghai
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China Honeymoon Package

China Honeymoon Package

9 days

Owning a diversity of attractions varying from culture, history to natural highlights, China is undoubtedly an ideal destination to enjoy your sweet vacation in Asia. Our 9-day itinerary covers three prominent Chinese cities with three iconic types of travel experiences: Beijing - the glorious...

9 days
Beijing→Sanya→Shanghai
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Beauty of China and Yangtze River

Beauty of China and Yangtze River

12 days

China, a great Asian country boasting the incredible richness of history and culture for thousands of years, attracts worldwide travelers by its diversity of heritages, landscapes, and colorful ways of life. Showcasing the sublime tapestry of Chinese beauties in the most favorite destinations...

12 days
Beijing→Xian→Chongqing→Yangtze River→Shanghai
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China Family Tour

China Family Tour

12 days

For travelling families, this China vacation was created to meet different travel tastes of travelers from all ages. Starting your 12-day family trip in Beijing- the grand capital city where houses a lot of iconic palatial landmarks, we will take you to learn about China in the earlier time through...

12 days
Beijing→Xian→Guilin→Yangshuo→Shanghai
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Amazing China with Tibet

Amazing China with Tibet

13 days

Showcasing the richness of colorful Chinese culture, 13 days discovering glorious Beijing, historic Xi'an, enchanting Tibet, and prosperous Shanghai with us is a fabulous expedition for those are into the diversity of Chinese elements. The itinerary covers almost the outstanding tourists sites as...

13 days
Beijing→Xian→Lhasa→Shanghai
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China Natural Wonders Discovery

China Natural Wonders Discovery

14 days

This two-week China discovery encapsulates within itself the richness of striking visual feasts of Chinese wonders from imperial architectures, monumental landmarks, to imposing national park, majestic mountains, and scenic rivers in the top-rated destinations across the country. Starting with...

14 days
Beijing→Xian→Zhangjiajie→Guilin→Shanghai
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