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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

#3 of 105 Tours in Shanghai
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Xintiandi
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Address: Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
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+86 138 1761 6975
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME...

Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air adventure comfortably seated in the side-car of a classic motorbike. Every tour is tailor made by your insider who is an expat who has been living in Shanghai for a minimum of 3 years. Shanghai Insiders is the friend of a friend you wished you had in a city you do not know. Don't forget to ask for our champagne option!

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One of a kind experience in Shanghai

I have visited Shanghai many times but it was my first day riding with Insiders. I love the sidecar and also the places that I visited. The weather was not to cold but they would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Shanghai many times but it was my first day riding with Insiders. I love the sidecar and also the places that I visited. The weather was not to cold but they would have enough warm gears to keep you warm. The hot wine was great. I enjoy the trip a lot

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much Wanson for your very kind review, this truly means the world to us! I hope we'll get to show you more of China (Xi'an, Sanya, Guilin or expeditions) or even Morocco in the future. Safe travels! More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was, as the title says, the "best way to see Shanghai!" We only had 14 hrs in Shanghai on a layover and would not have been able to see and experience as much as we did in such little time without Insiders. Our tour guide Gary was great, friendly, and knowledgeable. He took us to some great sites that... More 

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

What a great review to start off 2017, thank you so much for choosing us to experience Shanghai on your very short stay! You know where to find us on your next trip, don't hesitate to stay a little longer too :) Safe travels! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My daughter booked this tour as a surprise on my recent visit to Shanghai, it was a great way to see the city and our guide was brilliant taking us to parts of the city we would not have gone to normally, he was very informative and spoke excellent English. It was a tour I will never forget and great... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I LOVED the tour!! The trip was simple amazing! I have been living in Shanghai for nearly 6 years, but this give me a totally new impression of the city. Riding on the motorcycle/in the sidecar gives a different perspective and having a local guide showing you around is just perfect! I booked the tour because I had a friend... More 

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Haike, You're the best! Thank you so much for such a kind feedback! We even had a little group victory dance in the office in your honor! Taking expats on tour is always a challenge as we never know what level of knowledge of the city you guys have so when we get a feedback like yours, it sort of... More 

Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had a great trip around the city and found this a wonderful way to see the city from a different angle. Our driver had a great knowledge of the city and took us to some places we would never had the chance to get to by ourselves. Would highly recommend this.

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much Robert for taking a moment to post a review, you're our christmas present right before christmas! I hope we'll get to show you more of China or Morocco on three or four wheels in the future! Safe travels! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This tour was amazing. Seeing shanghai through a motorcycle side car made it so up close and personal. The tour guide, Gary, was amazing. He was truly a shanghai local and knew all the ins and outs of shanghai. It did not feel like a "typical" standard tour, he even geared some of the tour stops to what i wanted... More 

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Vote Patrick for president!!! Thank you for your great feedback patrick, you;ve made Gary a very happy man! I hope we'll get to show you more of China or Morocco on three or four wheels in the future! Safe travels! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Newly arrived in Shanghai for work, we were looking for a fun way to visit the city and especially to go off the beaten tracks full of tourists. Insiders and Danny were the answer to that need of discovering our new Home. they took us on a 4 hours tour of Shanghai from Baoshan market to the old "abattoirs" and... More 

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much Olivier for taking the time to post a review, it means the world to us when people talk about us in such a positive way as it shows we're doing it right! I hope we'll get to show you Xi'an, Guilin, Sanya or more remote parts of China in the future! Safe travels! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Sammy exploring a side of Shanghai that many visitors don’t get to experience. The unique and personalised service we received was thoroughly enjoyable and we will most certainly be recommending it to others!

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Thank you Jo for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor, this really helps us get exposure and shows we're doing it right. We look forward to having you on three wheels again, may it be in China or Morocco! Safe travels! More 

Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the 4 hour tour, with photographer and champagne. Mathias was a fantastic guide. We requested to be taken to places/areas tourists would normally not see, and we were not disappointed. We were taken through side streets, back alleys and other areas we would have never found on our own. We stopped and walked into some... More 

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Thank you so much for taking a moment to post your review of your tour with Mathias and Thibault, very much appreciated! We're waiting for you in Morocco then! Keep an eye on CNN which will be filming our Marrakech tours mid December! Safe travels! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

It was my 2nd time to try this! 1st time was with my friend and she insisted me to do together, so I had no choice. haha However, it became unforgettable experience!!! so I had to try again with my sister! We love this and I'll let my family try again! If you look for some different experience in SH,... More 

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much Haruna for taking the time to post a review, can't wait to have you on three wheels again, may it be in Shanghai or Xi'an or Sanya! Safe travels! More 

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Xintiandi
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park provides the area with green space and is also home to Shanghai Fashion Week twice a year. It’s not all glitter and glamour, though, as the rise of Danshui Road has given the Xintiandi area a shot of toned-down character. Small bars and cafes, mostly owned by locals, have people hanging out in a formerly quiet, unassuming part of the neighborhood.
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