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Travel Deal: Tour through Captivating Shanghai

YVR has partnered with Claire Newell, President and Founder of Travel Best Bets, to help travellers find some great travel packages.

Shanghai skyline at sunrise

Shanghai is known as China's commercial and financial center, but they have much more to offer. From the history and culture to the busy city glamour, this tour of Shanghai will take you to see it all.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes:

  • Round trip airfare to Shanghai
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation as specified
  • All transfers
  • Tour with English speaking guide
  • Breakfast (B) Lunch (L) Dinner (D) as specified
  • Shopping highlights:
    - Shanghai Silk Carpet Factory
    - Hangzhou Dragon Well Tea Plantation
    - Wuxi Fresh Water Pearl Factory
    - Suzhou Silk Factory


  • January 20: $698 + $528 tax

  • March 17: $598 + $528 tax 

Package price does not include:

  • Other taxes/fees imposed by the government at time of ticketing
  • China Visa fee $180 CAD per person including service fee (additional courier fees may apply)
  • Mandatory gratuities of USD $10 per person / per day (to be paid locally)
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver-Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai

Day 2: Arrive Shanghai  (D)
Upon arrival in Shanghai, meet and transfer to hotel.
Hotel: Sunrise on Bund or similar

Day 3: Shanghai -Hangzhou by Coach (B/L/D)
After breakfast, explore Shanghai. Visit Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Nanjing Road. Transfer to Hangzhou and check into hotel. Tonight, enjoy Hefang Old Street.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanada Resort or similar

Day 4: Hangzhou -Wuxi by Coach (B/L/D)
In the morning, take a refreshing cruise on West Lake, visit Huagang Park, Su Causeway and Guan Kiln of the Southern Song Dynasty before transfer to Wuxi.
Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton or similar

Day 5: Wuxi -Suzhou by Coach (B/L/D)
Explore Wuxi after breakfast. Visit Tourtise Head Garden and Fresh Water Pearls Exhibition Center. Then transfer to Suzhou, where you’ll visit Panmen Gate 
Hotel: Grand Metropark Suzhou or similar

Day 6: Suzhou -Shanghai by Coach (B/L/D)
Visit Garden of the Master of the Nets and silk Factory in Suzhou. There is an option for a tour this afternoon (details below).

Day 7: Shanghai (B/L/D)
Visit Yu Garden and Cheng Huang Miao Shopping Area. After lunch, the afternoon is free for your leisure.

Day 8: Shanghai -Hometown (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your homeward flight. 

Not included above and to be paid locally. $40-$60 USD per person (or $90 USD for both)
1) Suzhou – Tongli Old Town
2) Shanghai – Show at Circus World “Era Intersection of Time”

For more details and to book, contact Travel Best Bets by phone 1-877-523-7823 or email [email protected].

About Claire Newell

Claire Newell is a travel expert, author and a recognized authority on the international travel industry. She is the founder and owner of Travel Best Bets, one of the largest agencies in Canada and the best-selling author of Travel Best Bets – An Insider’s Guide to Taking Your Best Trips, Ever. She has appeared in top broadcast and print media throughout U.S. and Canada over the last 22 years, including Canada’s Global TV network, NBC’s Today Show, Fox & Friends, CNN, and others. Claire also writes regularly for print and online publications including Readers’ Digest, Today’s Parent and more.

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions there will be some product we cannot match or beat. BPCPA #3287

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