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Shanghai Pathways-Private One-day and Walking Tours

#13 of 105 Tours in Shanghai
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Address: Jufengyuan Road Lane 188, Shanghai 200444, China
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+86 189 1793 9860
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If you want unique & authentic tours to see the real Shanghai, come...

If you want unique & authentic tours to see the real Shanghai, come join us! We take you behind the scenes of a destination to reveal it's hidden gems and appreciate the Chinese culture. We believe this is the perfect style of travel experience for those who want to get off the beaten path and really connect with the destination. With English speaking Chinese guides who lives in Shanghai, you are assured a real local experience. The experience can be as short as a couple of hours, or a whole day, but in every case we will take you to interesting places to meet locals, and really see what makes the place tick.

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really big fun

It was really very very fun in the trip, the beautiful views never let me down. One day tour, after, tired, but happppppppppppppy~

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was really very very fun in the trip, the beautiful views never let me down. One day tour, after, tired, but happppppppppppppy~

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was wonderful to work with Janny from Shanghai Pathways. We emphasized that we would like this tour to run like an executive educational program and NOT like a tourist tour, hence the quality/status of the people who will educate us about everything is imperative. And we were not disappointed by this company's services. We had an amazing guide taking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally don't write any reviews, but this time, I really want to thank Shanghai Pathways for the great experience they provided for our family trip. We came to Shanghai by Oceania nautica and landed on the port 4 hours behind of our plan due to the bad weather. Janny emailed us and called us to rearranged everything so that... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Shanghai Pathways helped us to plan a market immersion trip to Shanghai with just the right balance of informative business visits and opportunities for cultural exploration. This experience has positively changed my way of thinking about the world by fostering a greater appreciation for its cultural diversity. During the immersion tour, we had to explore, experience the culture first-hand, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was a wonderful introduction for our students to understand the Chinese market, the quality of the companies we visited and the executives who spoke with us were particularly impressive. Shanghai Pathways had a clear understanding of the needs of MBA programs in both business and culture and catered its quality service with a good balance between the two... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us were very keen to do the 2 hour foot binding museum in Shanghai, and our friend recommended us to contact Janny from Shanghai Pathways. The tour went very well, it was inside a local's home, an 70 years old man collected more than 3000 pairs of 3 inch shoes, very respectable guy and he was so proud... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoy the walking tours, food type tours and I know my friend would like to see some local food markets in Shanghai. So we contacted Janny and it was the best idea ever. She is an amazing guide, knows Shanghai inside out and speaks excellent English. If you are the same like us, not too keen on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for some walking tour options during our stay in Shanghai and then we came across Shanghai Pathways website. There are so many programs to select and its just our type pf tours - we not into the touristy programs and don't like shopping or temples...so we went for the offbeat programs and booked lost and forgotten shanghai.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We contacted Shanghai Pathways through its website after doing some research online and read a lot of good reviews on TA. As they offer so many different programs, we did not know which one to pick, so we decided to go with the custom tour to mix experiences. We spent a great day in Shanghai with Janny. She is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shanghai Pathways organized a very flexible tour for us, as we only had 1.5 days available to visit this city. Luckily had Janny Chyn as our tour guide and she was absolutely fantastic, very knowledgeable and kind. I booked the wrong set of days originally and she corrected all the arrangements for us immediately and free of charge. Everything went... More 

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Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the streets that serve as the border to the old city. An aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan (which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists every day, but wandering the streets around the complex reveals more exciting attractions such as food and antique markets. There are also streets lined with shops peddling everyday wares such as Chinese dining ware and craft notions that can be even more enticing to visitors uninterested in the usual tourist fare.
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