This Blog Entry is basically an Itinerary.
September 23, 2010
A representative of China Panorama was there to assist their clients. Check In was fast as we did not bring any check in baggage. During check in we were informed that the flight would be leaving an hour later than scheduled!! (The plane that will be used will be coming from Incheon) After paying the terminal fee and clearing immigration we proceeded to gate 5 to wait for PR336. Boarding announced at 1145am. And departure at 1230. By 1210 they were not boarding yet. Boarding finally at 1215. Plane used was an A330-300. Plane departed at 1250.
Our tour guide was already there waiting for us. We waited for the other group members. At 455 we boarded the bus for downtown. We then went to Huang Family Cuisine for Dinner. The restaurant is located at the 4th floor of a hotel in downtown Shanghai.
When we went to the bus. The driver was saying something. It sounded like he was hurrying us up. It turned out that the area he was is a no stop area. The driver went down. I think the police was asking for his license. At 857pm we were on our way to the hotel. After checking in we went out to look for something to eat. Most of the shops were already closing. We were able to find a KFC which was open 24 Hours.
We were taken to lunch, shanghai food mixed with janghao food. The Zhiweiguan Restaurant. Lunch was finished around 145pm.
We were then brought to the Shanghai Museum. Arrival at 215pm. We were given an hour to check the museum out. Left the museum at 330.
Arrived at the AP Plaza Xinyang Market bazaar 350pm. We were given 1.5 hrs. We were not interested in the items for sale so we just went to the SPR Coffee to kill time. 515pm we were already on the bus.
We still waited for 5 persons who got lost so we left at 532pm. 553pm we arrived at Ramada Plaza for Dinner. Dinner was at Blue Coast. Dinner was a buffet of International dishes. We were finished with dinner by 630pm.
At 652pm we proceeded to the Acrobatic show which will start at 730pm. The show ended at 900pm. The Hotel was very near so in just 5 minutes we were at the hotel. We did not go out anymore for the night.
735 we left hotel for the BUND. We toured the bund for 20minutes. Then we took the tunnel to get to the other side.
9am we were at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. 940 we went to the Shanghai History Museum.
Our tour of the TV tower ended at 1030.
1110am we arrived at World Expo. We went to the China Pavillion (waited in line for almost an hour) then toured the grounds.
Went back to the hotel 5pm. Fare from Expo to Hotel 32 Yuan. 730pm we went to Imago to look for food. Just ended up buying Mcdonalds! Returned to hotel 9pm
630am we went back to room. Waiting for 8am pick up. 815 leave hotel for Silk Store.
Arrive at Jiangnansilk 835am. Left at 10am.
1015 leave for Yu Yuan Bazaar. Arrive 1040am. Stay till 1145. Left Yu Yuan Bazaar 1200.
1220 arrive at Shanghai Pudong Quanjude Restaurant at Purple Mt Hotel. Lunch till 1pm.
Maglev Train Ride at 150pm. Arrived at Pudong after 8 minutes.
We got our bags from the bus and then proceeded to check in. At 230pm we were finished with check in. Boarding at 330pm. Plane left 445. Arrived Manila 745.