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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
+86 138 1761 6975
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The best way to see Shanghai

Just back from a morning touring Shanghai in a sidecar. Can't recommend it too strongly. It's a... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Neil T
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London, United Kingdom
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Wonderful company

I found this company very easy to book a tour with and then, even more importantly, when travel... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Elsa D
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chicago
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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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“hour trip” (10 reviews)
“four hours” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Downtown, Shanghai 200040, China
Xintiandi
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+86 138 1761 6975

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Just back from a morning touring Shanghai in a sidecar. Can't recommend it too strongly. It's a great way to see the city. Informative and informed guide took us to points of interest from the oldest house in Shanghai to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music,...More

Thank Neil T
NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you Neil for your kind words, we're happy that you enjoyed your Shanghai experience with us! Safe travels and see you soon on three wheels again in China or Morocco where we also operate!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

I found this company very easy to book a tour with and then, even more importantly, when travel problems arose, the company went above and beyond to work with us to try and make our tour successful. Clemence was in contact with us on the...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hello elsa, Many thanks for your very kind words, you've made Clemence very happy by making her the star of the day at the office! We look forward to showing you more of China (or Morocco) in the future! Safe travels!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We've lived in Shanghai for 2 years and finally got around to taking a sidecar tour. We enjoyed our experience so much that we recommended our visitors to take the tour (our friends included a mom with a 10 year old and 14 year old...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you Crista for your very kind words, it was a true pleasure showing you the Shanghai we love! Happy that you enjoyed our secret getaway beer nest, chances our you'll run into members of the team on a regular basis if you go back....More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

With a short time in this huge city, and loving being immersed in culture we chose this way to see the city. Such an incredibly unique experience. Our fantastic guide Jason met us at the pick up location easily found. Obviously read our brief and...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Oh what a raving review! Thank you so much for your kind words which mean the world to us! Reading this shows that we're doing it right, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback! I hope we'll get to show...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

My parents loved their tour whilst they were visiting us. they found Gary their driver very friendly and knowledgeable, and he showed them parts of the city we'd never been. off the beaten track as well as the highlights.

Thank Tom M
NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you Tom for your very kind words and for taking the time to share your feedback online. Taking care of parents is one thing we love to do! We look forward to touring with you in the future! Safe travels!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We opted for the four hour afternoon Insiders tour on a chilly March day in Shanghai. Our guide Gary, incidentally a former motorcycle racer, laid out the itinerary for the afternoon with our input and we were off. He quickly wowed us with his bike...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hello Jack, Thank you for your very kind review, Gary's indeed an expert on his hometown and has a double culture approach to things which always makes it interesting to spend time with him! I hope we'll get to show you more of China (Xi'an...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I had a French guide who had been in Shanghai for 12 years and had a good knowledge of the city. He took me to places of interest to me, after asking me my preferences. I sat in the sidecar which was vintage and so...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind words, it was a pleasure showing you the Shanghai we love! If you want to look them up, our bikes are changjiang 750 from the chinese army. Authentic chinese copies of authentic russian copies f authentic BMW's from pre-WWll....More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I did the Insiders tour when we were in Shanghai and ABSOLUTELY loved it. It was a rainy miserable day...freezing cold...and we still had a blast. They took us to areas of the city we never would have seen otherwise. We did...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind review, it means the world to us when we get raving reviews like yours! I hope we'll get to show you more of China (or morocco) on a future ride! Safe travels!

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had great 2 hr tour of old Shanghai with Sammy. He was friendly and very knowledgeable about the neighbourhoods, telling us neat little info bits. We went down some wonderful small streets and walked into areas we never would have found on our own....More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind words, I'm sure Sammy will grace us with his victory dance when he gets in the office on monday thanks to you! Safe travels and remember that we operate in 6 locations in China as well as in Marrakesh...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We have used Insiders to give us a tour of old Shanghai. The guide was great, well documented, with lots of very interesting stories. We saw/visited things with our guide that we would have never found or seen otherwise. He simply knew where to go...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind feedback, we hope that we'll get to show you more of China on a future trip! Safe travels and keep diving!

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Michelle R
4 May 2017|
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Response from NyEdward | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, the 4h tour for 2 people starts at 2,000 cny. Feel free to reach out through insiders' website to inquire about availabilities as this is our high season. Sorry tripadvisor won't allow me to post a url here... More
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morganashley17
21 February 2017|
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Response from NyEdward | Property representative |
Can do! I believe you have sent a mail via the insiders' website already. It has been answered. Safe travels!
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Kirsten B
2 December 2016|
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Hi Kristen, There is no age limit for those tours but we require one adult per children below the age of 12 as they will share the same bike. Each sidecar takes one of our drivers + 2 passengers (one riding in the sidecar... More
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