Upon landing at the airport, your tour guide is ready to greet you with a placard of your name at the Arrival Exit. From now on, you will be in the capable hand of a local expert. For one to three persons, you will reach the downtown area by Maglev and subway / taxi interchange with the luggage stored in the official deposit in the airport. If you are four people or above, a private van will be arranged throughout the whole tour.
In the subsequent sightseeing, you will start at the Yu Garden. Yu Garden is a classical Chinese mansion that was owned by an eminent official in the Ming Dynasty. There are also local bazaar, tourists' market, old street and City God Temple that collectively form the famous compound around Yu Garden in the old town area. After that, head to the Bund by taxi which is the gallery of British colonial architectures on the waterfront overlooking the skyscrapers in Lujiazui Financial Zone in Pudong.
Then, it's time for lunch. Your tour guide will take you to a local restaurant to savour dishes / dumplings unless you have special request which definitely can be accommodated. In the afternoon, we proceed to Xintiandi, the recreated showpiece of the French Concession. It's situated significantly where the CPC (Comminist Party of China) was born. In the same area, you will see original town houses known as Shikumen in a local neighborhood. Next, move on by subway to see some local markets near the Old City Wall. Before you get on the journey back to the airport, take a ride through the People's Square, the center of the city, to see some outstanding building, such as Shanghai Museum, Grand Theatre, Municipal Government and so on.
Finally, the guide will escort you, if you are less than four people, to the Maglev staion to see you off there. The train departs every 15 minutes and the ride to the airport is merely 7 minutes and 20 seconds. Or you will be dropped off directly at the airport by the driver, if you are more than three people.