3 days classic Shanghai gay city break tour to have most famous sightseeings in Shanghai, such as Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Huangpu River Cruise, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Chinese acrobatics show, and Nanjing Road. Shanghai, the economic center of China, the hometown of the group of Skyscrapers, the melting pot of West and East, has nearly 26 million people and a significant majority of China's gay and lesbian population. Since Shanghai Gay people celebrated the first gay pride in 2009, Shanghai has already become the gay & lesbian paradise.
The nightlife in Shanghai is unmatched, with several exceptional gay venues and a generally mixed scene at non-gay bars and clubs. Here we offer Shanghai Gay & Lesbian Tour with daily departure, first class gay & lesbian friendly hotel accommodation, English speaking gay & lesbian-friendly guide, evening cultural performance, bar visiting and more.
With private tour guide, driver and vehicle waiting aside, this tour package is designed for giving our clients who need more flexible and comfortable tour experience. During the tour, you are not only to enjoy the scenic spots, but also to have the introduction about the gay/Lesbian history and culture in China, and the recent development of the LGBT scene. In addition, our gay/Lesbian tour guide will take you to the best Gay & Lesbian bars and clubs that you can enjoy the evening with locals. With all-inclusive travel package, time-clock running tour arrangements, real highlights of China and best gay/lesbian bar, this tour give you more definitely. Enjoy your Shanghai Gay & Lesbian tour. Moreover, the gay friendly hotel we arranged is that was recommended by IGLTA for perfect hotel facilities, such as wifi, indoor swimming pool, comfortable rooms, great food, etc.
Day 1 -
Welcome to Shanghai!
Our local professional guide and experienced driver will meet you at the airport after your baggage reclaim and customs clearance, and then escort you to check in the hotel in downtown area. Relax during the rest time of the day to recover from the jet leg. You will get some suggestions about how to spend the rest time of the day from our tour guide.
Eddy's Bar (optional activity)
Eddy’s Bar is the longest-running gay venue in the city and still pulls in crowds of locals and expats on the weekends.
Eddy’s has an interesting décor, combining grey slate, Chinese lanterns and Asian art. Great service and an affordable drinks. A great place to hang out before heading to Shanghai Studio. Gets busy after 10pm. Features: bar, music, dancing
Ding Lin Men’s Club (optional activity)
The largest gay sauna in Shanghai, Ding Lin Men’s Club is a private members club so you will be required to complete a short membership form on arrival. Features include a sauna, steam room, lounge and café. Private relaxation cabins are available at extra charge. Masseurs are available for massages. Attracts a mixed crowd 0f both locals and tourists of all ages. Open 24 hours a day. Particularly busy at the weekends. Features: bar, karaoke, steam room, massage, sauna.
Day 2 -
Located in the Anren Street of Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden was finished in 1577 by a government officer named Pan Yunduan of the Ming Dynasty for his parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. With an area of 20,000 square meters, Yuyuan Garden has plenty of unique pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters in six main scenic areas, Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and the Inner Garden.
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall is the place where you can find Shanghai's look in future. The centerpiece is an huge scale model of the city centre that covers an entire upper floor. There are special relied walkways for viewing the model from different angles, and the detail is attractive, presenting clearly what already exists and what's planned. It can be seen as a quiet good card of Shanghai to give visitors an wonderful prospects and introduction to the city. The building itself is charming, and includes space for temporary exhibitions.
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Surrounded by the Yangpu Bridge in the northeast and the Nanpu Bridge in the southwest, The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. It is the world's third tallest TV (468 meters high) tower surpassed in height only by towers in Toronto, Canada and Moscow, Russia.There are three large spheres including the top sphere, known as the space module. Then there are five smaller spheres and three decorative spheres on the tower base. Its unique alluring architectural design makes it one of the world most attractive places.
Centres on a section of Zhongshan Road (East-1 Zhongshan Rd.),the Bund is a mustsee in Shanghai for all reasons you have. There are 26 various buildings in different architectural styles, such as Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance etc. Besides, the 1,700-meters long flood-control wall, which is located on the side of Huangpu River from Huangpu Park to Xinkai River, is also known as the 'the lovers' wall' for the romantic hollowed-out railings and nice position to take the 'snap-shot' of the scenery of Pudong Area and Huangpu River. The Symphony of Lights, the night Huangpu river cruise, the cate along the bund, the shopping malls group, all of these give you reasons to go there.
Studio 2006 (optional activity)
Shanghai’s premier gay sauna and gym. Studio 2006 features a sauna, steam room, dark room and semi-private stalls. There is a bar/café that serves drinks. Attracts both locals and tourists.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 3 -
Nanjing Road, which is the main shopping street of Shanghai in China and one of the world's busiest shopping streets, contains two sections, Nanjing Road East and Nanjing Road West. It starts at the Bund in the east and ends in the west at the junction of Jing’an Temple and Yan’an West Street. Originally, Nanjing Road was the British Concession, then the International Settlement in which large quantitites of foreign goods imorted. And for shopping convenience, its eastern end has become an all-weather pedestrian arcade with traditional stores, modern shopping malls, specialty stores, theatres, and international hotels.
Your private car, driver and tour guide will be ready and waiting at your hotel lobby to get you to the airport on time. Sit back and relax as they help you check-in and escort you to the correct security gate.
Meals Included: Breakfast
• All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
• Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
• Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
• Four/Five-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds.
• All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
• Travel Agency's Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
• Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
• China entry visa fees.
• International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
• Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
• Tips for guides and drivers.
• Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
• Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
• Single room supplement.
• The prices are based on two persons sharing one standard room in USD. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement. Meanwhile, the prices for the tour are subject to reconfirmation from our trip advisors when an actual booking is being made. We keep the right to change the itinerary because of traffic, weather, or any other conditions not under our control.
• This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan.
• China Visa with 6 months validity remaining is a must for travelling China. And we can offer you the invitation letter to get it effectively if needed.
• We are not liable for damage or loss caused by any of the following events: terrorism, war, fire, accidents, strikes, forces of nature, flight delays or other interruptions of services not within our control.