Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai Launches Segway Tours

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 25 July 2013

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, has launched a new Shanghai touring experience Segway rides.

In cooperation with Lingo Happy Riding the exclusive dealer of Segway (America) in China guests and residents can rent the Segway two-wheelers to travel along the Huangpu River promenade accompanied by an experienced guide.

Each tour begins with a practice riding session. Everyone should be able to learn to ride these intuitive two-wheel movers in just a few minutes.

Guests and residents at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai can take part in the 30-minute Huangpu Riverfront tour sure to be one of the highlights of a Shanghai trip.

Tours run daily between 15:30 and 18:30 and are accompanied by a Segway expert guide. Bookings are required and participants should be 16 years of age or above.

Guests can also participate in complimentary Segway demonstrations and learn-to-ride sessions daily between 15:00 and 15:30at the hotel.

The Segway is an electric, two-wheeled, self-balancing device. Extremely easy to use on all manner of terrains, the upright personal transporter allows the rider to smoothly glide across the landscape with virtually no effort, by gently adjusting their weight. The comfortable, fun-filled ride is an ideal way to explore Shanghais beautiful riverside, taking in the amazing skyline and the buzz of the city using one of the worlds mostfuturistic transportation devices.

Segway rates are RMB400 per person for a 30-minute tour including tour guidance, and until the end of August, a special rate of RMB200 is being offered for the first-time riders.

Mandarin Oriental, Segway, Shanghai

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