Private Shanghai: Food and Culture Tour

Private Shanghai: Food and Culture Tour
Excursion Highlights:
  • Taste Shanghai's legendary dim sum and chicken specialties on an exclusive, privately-guided food and culture tour.
  • Explore the iconic Bund district's waterfront pre-1949 buildings, immersing yourself in its rich architectural history.
  • Visit the Silk Museum to witness the process of luxurious silk production and purchase authentic silk goods.
  • Delight your taste buds with a secret ancestral chicken recipe that rivals KFC, only available in Shanghai.
  • Enjoy a relaxing shopping and coffee break at the upscale, car-free district of Xintiandi before returning to your cruise.
From $129.00/person to $589.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 7 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Snack
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
Restrictions Participants must be able to step and out of the vehicle and walk without assistance for several hours. Passengers ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Private Shanghai: Food and Culture Tour

Immediately upon you ships arrival, this private walking tour leads to an enjoyable Shanghai style dim sum (steamed chicken) dish. You're then escorted to the waterfront pre-1949 building district of Bund Shanghai's most popular destination. Next is a fun visit the Silk Museum to learn how the luxurious fabric is produced from the silkworm. Thereafter, taste famously prepared chicken that is said to rival American made KFC, before visiting Xintiandi for a shopping and coffee break. Travelers who prefer to actively see landmarks while tasting dishes along the way will enjoy this Shanghai tour.

Your English-speaking guide will be pleased to escort you to taste Xiaolongbao: steamed chicken made from a secret ancestral recipe. Customarily, there is a line for this particular vendor's dim sum, known for its delicious flavor.

Once nourished, you'll visit the Bund, where nearly three miles of waterfront buildings from the 1930s and 40s once hosted international financial and commercial centers. Today, it is a popular area for tourists and locals alike to walk, shop and appreciate the architectural history.

Soon after, you'll reach the Jiangnan Silk Museum to learn and see how the famous fabric is produced. Upon learning silk history and seeing the craftwork, there is an opportunity to purchase authentic silk goods.

Next comes a visit to a chicken stand that has been preparing a secret recipe for seven decades. Supposedly, the recipe is so delicious and well regarded, it is only shared with male, bloodline relatives. Taste for yourself to determine if it rivals America's KFC chicken.

Thereafter, you'll be escorted to the upscale, car-free shopping district of Xintiandi, meaning New Heaven and Earth in Chinese. Here, you're provided the opportunity to shop and enjoy a coffee prior to returning to port. Reserve this unique, private Shanghai tour today.

Please Note: A tourist visa is required to debark in China. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.