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Shanghai Solo Group Tours

Join us on our unforgettable Shanghai group tours, packed with all your top bucket list experiences!

Shanghai Group Tours

With a fascinating modern history and a vibrant population, Shanghai dazzles as an epic place for nightlife, Western comforts, getting lost amongst bustling crowds, and much, much more. Backlit against an amazing cityscape and  a tantalizing mix of tradition and modernity, Shanghai is the ultimate crowd pleaser.

The Great Wall of China on China tours

26-day China Loop



26 Days
Hong Kong Loop
Explore the tropical south, rural west, historic north and the flourishing east, in one of the best-value backpacking China tours.

10-Day Beijing To Shanghai Tour Packages



10 Days
Beijing to Shanghai
Get a taste of China as you travel between two of its biggest cities.

22-day Shanghai Loop



22 Days
Shanghai Loop
See the pandas in Chengdu, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, and camp under the stars on the Great Wall.

About our Shanghai Group Tours

Travelling Sustainably

The Japanese are well known for not littering, and that’s something we ask you abide by all over Asia – but that’s not where ‘sustainable travel’ ends for us. We use public transport, stay in small hostels and ensure we work closely with the local communities.

The Adventure Leaders

Your Shanghai guide will be a local expert, leading you through fascinating, budget friendly, authentic experiences. Adventure Leaders have the passion and knowledge to ensure that they can help you have a great time.

The People

Each trip is different, but our travelers come from all over the world and from every background. Before your Shanghai group trip, why not connect with fellow Dragon Trippers or meet people on The Dragon Trip Facebook page?

Reviews of our Shanghai Trips

Average Customer Rating:  4.7/5  

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9-day Beijing to Shanghai Tour

The dragon trip experience was truly amazing… each day was packed with things to do. The tour guides go out the way to be friendly, supportive and helpful. I would truely recommend the dragon trip to family and friends.

Jez, UK

25-Day China Loop

I thoroughly enjoyed the 25-day China loop offered by The Dragon Trip. It is one of the most extensive trips currently being offered and it truly covers everything you want and need to see in China. Yes, it’s intense, but the itinerary is well thought out and well balanced...


18-Day Shanghai Loop

Dragon Trip did an amazing job of showing us some highlights of China in an 18 day trip. It was good value for money. It was really nice having a local guide for each of the places. The structure of the trip was very good – it meant all the highlights were included in the price…



25-Day China Loop

Absolutely amazing experience! So well organised and thought out in every manner! The unmissable activities were truly unmissable and well worth it’s inclusion in the package. The guides were perfect too and so helpful!


Travel Shanghai

Why wouldn’t you visit Shanghai on a group tour? There are countless reasons to take the leap and visit this thriving metropolis.

At the forefront of human innovation, Shanghai is home to world-famous skyscrapers like Shanghai Tower, the World Financial Center, and the Oriental Pearl Tower. When night falls and these buildings illuminate to create an unforgettable sight. Shanghai’s cultural scene is truly unmissable – trendy bars and rooftop lounges are interspersed with amazing cultural events, museums, galleries, and theatres.

Our Shanghai tours showcase ‘The Bund’ – a historic waterfront area with colonial-era architecture, which is quite the contrast to the shiny modern buildings on the other side. From luxury boutiques and traditional markets to scrumptious Shanghainese cuisine, and historical sites like the Yuyuan Garden and Jade Buddha Temple, there are plenty of attractions and activities to keep your days just as busy as your nights.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your adventure!

About our Shanghai Group Solo Tours

  • The Bund: The Bund is a gorgeous, historical waterfront area in Shanghai. Unique colonial-style Art Deco buildings line the sprawling west bank of the river, overlooking the glitzy skyscrapers to the East. Here you can take a leisurely stroll with a view; there’s nowhere better to take a break from the fast-paced life in Shanghai.
  • Shanghai Museum: Immerse yourself in Shanghai’s local culture at the Shanghai Museum. The Shanghai Museum houses an impressive collection of over 120,000 artefacts, including the most ancient Chinese ceramics. Trace over 5,000 years of Chinese history to the skyscrapers of today – and adventure through the nearby Shanghai Grand Theatre and Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.
  • Yu Gardens: Rich in local Chinese culture and, of course, delicious Shanghai-style dumplings, the Yu Gardens (also known as the Yuyuan Gardens) are a must-see destination in Shanghai. Originally completed in 1577 under the Ming Dynasty, not only are the Yu Gardens the perfect example of beautiful, classical Chinese garden design, but they also provide a special glimpse into Chinese cultural performances – music, theatre, and dance included. Take a photo at the Grand Rockery, and when a rest is needed, savour tea at a traditional teahouse.

Do I need a visa to visit Shanghai?

As with most trips abroad, whether you need a visa to visit Shanghai will depend on your nationality, the purpose of your trip, and the duration of your visit. Most visitors will require a visa for trips upwards of a week. The most common Chinese Tourist visa, also known as the L visa, should be applied for ahead of your departure.


If you’re reading this, you’re probably still overflowing with questions about our Shanghai Adventures. View below for extra FAQs or drop our Adventure Specialists an email on


  • When should I visit Shanghai?

To avoid the stifling heat of Shanghai’s summers and the biting cold of winter, we recommend springtime (March to May) and autumn (September to November) as great times to visit Shanghai.

  • What’s the best way to visit Shanghai?

Group tours to Shanghai are the best way to explore the city, because everything will be handled for you. From your accommodation to all the local transport within China – including train, boat, and bus tickets – The Dragon Trip can organise that for you, alongside a number of popular activities that are renowned amongst adventurers.

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