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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
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Best tour in Shanghai

I have to say this was our favorite experience in Shanghai. Our guide Sammy showed us everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark P
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Totally fun and unique tour

I had a 12 hour layover in Shanghai this past week and took the Maglev train (do this if you are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FalconRick
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
Xintiandi

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say this was our favorite experience in Shanghai. Our guide Sammy showed us everything and was able to answer every question we threw his way. We learned so much on his tour. He pointed out all of the best places to eat...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you mark for your very kind words, we feed on reviews like yours as they show we're doing it right! I hope we'll get to explore more of China (or Morocco where we also operate) in the future with you! Until then, safe travels!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a 12 hour layover in Shanghai this past week and took the Maglev train (do this if you are able - it is incredible!) and then a taxi to meet Sammy for my sidecar tour. Unfortunately the taxi driver totally ripped me off...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you rick for your very kind words, Sammy's the longest running insider here and we're blessed to have him on the team. Let us know when you're back in town or if you want to explore more of the country as we operate in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get outside the taxi and out of the metro and see the old shanghai and streets like never before. Riding around in the motorcycle side car through the old town was a real treat. After living here almost two years, this tour showcased some of...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Curtis for your very kind feedback, we love the idea of being a must do! Let us know when you want to experience Xi'an, Guilin with over a week end or go on a longer trip on the Silk Road, Yunnan or Guizhou!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a bike and sidecar tour of Shanghai is a great and speedy way to get around, Emmanuel was our Guide/driver and did a fantastic job in tailoring the tour to what we wanted to see and do, we took a 4 hour ride and...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind words, Emmanuel has a strong knowledge of Shanghai history and knows his way around. See you soon for more exploring of China or Morocco where we also operate on three wheels! Safe travels

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a 16 hour layover in Shanghai and did a side car tour with Sammy. It was a one of a kind experience and we’re so glad we got to explore a little bit of Shanghai with a fun and knowledgeable...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you Kimbo for your very kind words, Sammy's a star and we surely hope to get to explore more of Shanghai or China in the future with you. Safe travels!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I have lived in Shanghai for years and have visited some water towns, but I have to say that the tour that Jason took us on was an experience like I've never had before. Jason was friendly and knowledgable about China. We went to several...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you Clem for writing the first review on our jeep tours, you're a hero! I hope we'll get to explore more of Shanghai and its surroundings with you in the future! Safe travels

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I extended a business trip to have a weekend in Shanghai and did a one hour tour with Emmanuel. It was awesome! Even in the middle of winter it was warm enough and the experience was one to remember. Emmanuel was a great guide and...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review ad kind words for Emmanuel, we'll be waiting for you on your next trip to explore more of the city on three wheels or by convertible jeep. Safe travels!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

People from my office occasionally go to Shanghai. Since returning from there myself last November (2017), I have recommended the Insiders Tour through Old Shanghai to at least 10 of my colleagues. It was fantastic. Sammy picked me up at my hotel on The Bund....More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank your Renee for your very kind words, Sammy had a blast with you and we hope we'll get to explore more of the city with you on a future trip! Safe travels!

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We had an amazing, but pretty cold tour and would totally do it again. Already recommended it to a couple of friends. The magnet was perfect and found a nice place on our fridge now :-) Even though we are quite familiar with Shanghai after...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you Christoph for your very kind feedback! We have taken seriously your remark on the hotline and I have found quite a few volunteers internally to work on product improvement. See you soon on three wheels to explore more of Shanghai or why not...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing to say about yesterday tour except that it was a very pleasant, intriguing and surprising experience. I have been in Shanghai for more than 20years and I discovered a Shanghai that I have never seen before. Good job! Thanks to our guide and drivers...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you Laurent for your kind words, it was true pleasure touring with you and it means the world getting feedbacks like this from Shanghai veterans as it truly shows we're doing it right. Safe travels and see you soon on three wheels!

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Cruisinbob
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book at insiders experience com is the one that works. Can you say where your re trying to connect to the website from? HK or mainland or elsewhere? Thanks and have fun!
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Hi there, It will either be out of town or in shanghai but both in the same day will be a lot. It’s doable but probably a bit much. Can you drop a mail via our website shanghaiinsiders (dotdom) so we can answer your... More
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