Boat Tours – Shanghai

Shanghai days are for exploring the city streets, Shanghai evenings are for a cruise on the mother river of Huangpu. It’s the best way to enjoy the sparkling lights of this city that never sleeps. Cruise down by the famous waterfront of the Bund and take in the downtown and business districts. A Shanghai boat tour is a trip into the city's past and the vibrant new city that’s grown up beside it. Booking a sightseeing cruise is your best welcome to one of China’s major hubs.
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Best things to do: You can’t visit Shanghai without taking a walk along The Bund, the famed walkway with the city views. Also, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the centrepiece of the city and worth going up. Yu Garden is a classical garden, and Tianzifang is a district with an artsy feel. There's also Shanghai Disneyland, the family resort with rides and shopping.

Best time to go: You’ll want to avoid the heat of the summer as it’s humid and uncomfortable. Spring or autumn is your best time to visit. The weather is kind and tourist-friendly.

Top tips when you visit Shanghai: Getting around the metropolis isn’t difficult. Taxi is your best bet, they are convenient and cheap to use, and the subway makes for a good alternative. Regarding food, you’ll find the best local restaurants in the hidden malls. They are well worth seeking out to try the local cuisine.

• Take a look at the sprawling city, and you can see exactly why it’s one of the biggest in the world. In fact, it’s in the top three! There are around 28 million people, which is why…

• Shanghai has the longest metro system in the world. There are around 459 stations and 771 km of railway lines! And more lines are planned in the future.

• Stepping back, the city was once a tiny fishing village, true and was originally called Chushen or Shen.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Dinner and a cruise?

    You will find there are several Shanghai lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.

  • Q: Do Shanghai Boat Cruises offer free Wi-Fi onboard?

    We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.

  • Q: Do Shanghai Boat Cruises run throughout the year?

    Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (June to September) and Low Season (November to March). Check the tour details for timings.

  • Q: Can you give me some alternative tours to your cruise and boat tours?

    Shanghai is a region full of attractions and experiences to enjoy and immerse in. Check out our Shanghai tours by visiting isango.com

  • Q: What is the duration of the Shanghai Boat Tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

  • Q: What time do Shanghai Boat Tours operate?

    Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.

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