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Private Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train including Lunch

Shanghai, Eastern China, China

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  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Lunch included
  • Round-trip train fares
  • All entrance fees included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Overview

This tour starts in Nanjing so you need to take the train from from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station to Nanjing Train Station. If you buy the tickets yourself, please make sure you arrive Najing Train Station before 9:00 am and departure around 7:00 pm. If you choose our tour with train ticket option, please note your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai down town a day before the tour.


When you arrive at Nanjing Railway Station, meet your guide and start the tour visiting the Chaotian Gong or the “Heaven Palace”. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century, and now the are a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda, the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument destroyed in the course of the Taiping Rebellion.


Then you to visit the Zhonghua Gate, a precious cultural relic. Zhonghua Gate has the double distinction of being the biggest castle-style city gate in China and a structural element of the most complicated castle in the world. It is the castle's magnificent scale, delicate structure, and the great skill with which it was built that bequeath it an important place in China's military and architectural traditions.


Countinue visit to the Zhonghua Gate, we will have a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch at a local restaurant to try some dishes from Nanjing. After lunch, we will visit the Nanjing Confucius Temple, also known as Fuzimiao. Nanjing’s Confucius Temple was originally constructed in the year 1034, in the Song Dynasty. It was a place to worship and consecrate Confucius, the greatest philosopher and educator of ancient China, and a man whose teachings still influence Chinese society to this day.

Next activity will have a walk along  the Qinhuai River, a branch of the great Yangtze River, which is about 110 kilometers (about 68 miles) in length and covers a drainage area of 2,631 square kilometers (about 1,016 square miles). It was originally called the Huai River, and it is said that the river was channeled to the city of Nanjing during the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, so it was named Qinhuai River from then on.


And finally, visit the Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, which is situated at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin. Construction of the tomb started in 1926, taking three years. On first July 1929, Dr. Sun was buried there; respected as the Father of Modern China since he fought against the Qing government and led the 1911 revolution to end feudal system. He died in 1925 in Beijing.

You will be transferred to the Nanjing railway station for your fast train to Shanghai with the rest of the day on your own arrangement.

Information

Includes:
  • Railway station pickup and drop-off
  • Professional and friendly English-speaking tour guide in Nanjing
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle in Nanjing
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions as listed in the itinerary
  • Lunch
  • Fast train tickets (Shanghai-Nanjing-Shanghai) second class if you choose the option
Excludes:
  • Additional snacks and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transfer service in Shanghai
  • Fast train tickets (if optional is not selected)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passport name, number is required at time of booking for all participants for getting your train ticket in advance
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Meeting Point

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥火车站), or meet directly at Nanjing Train Station
Departure Time:
6:00am-8:00am, depending on train departure
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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