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  • 8-Hour Coach and Walking Tour of Guangzhou's Highlights

    1. 8-Hour Coach and Walking Tour of Guangzhou's Highlights

    With pick-up from your downtown hotel at around 08:30, board your comfortable vehicle and head to Guangzhou for a day's sightseeing. Follow your guide to visit the ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, famed for its exquisite craftsmanship, including wood, stone, and brick carving, and metalwork using copper and iron. Admire the most characteristic Guangdong architecture and learn its history. Continue to explore the European style buildings on Shamian Island, which used to be the concession area in the 19th century. Wander around the most exotic place in Guangzhou to enjoy the quiet and beautiful environment. After having lunch in a local restaurant, move on to Guangzhou’s largest park of Yuexiu Park to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Marvel at the Five-Ram Sculptur carved from 130 pieces of granite and the Zhenhai Tower, also named Five-Storied Pagoda, both of which are symbolic sites in...

    Very well worth touring the city. I was impressed with how easy, and fast it was too book. Also got them to pick us up from our hotel that was not on their pick up list. We booked and went on a second tour the next day. Private guides too.

  • Guangzhou: Full-Day Private City Trip

    2. Guangzhou: Full-Day Private City Trip

    The Guangzhzou English guide will be holding a sign with your name written on it and wait for your group at your centrally located Guangzhou hotel at 09:00 in the morning. Then, visit Guangzhou Five Rams Statue and Zhenhai Tower. This five ram concrete sculpture is just like the symbol of Guangzhou, hence the “City of Five Rams” reference. Many products use "Five Rams City" for its branding. Some citizens also like to go there to do some morning exercises, to dance and go jogging etc. Zhenhai Tower is a special collection and exhibition of cultural relics and historical sites of Guangzhou history. Then, have a typical Guangzhou snack for lunch. The lunch fee is at your own charge, which is not included in the tour package. Later on, go to Temple of the Six Banyan Trees and Chen Ancestral Temple. The Baozhuangyan Temple was first built by the monk Tanyu under orders from Emperor Wu 1500 ...

    The history of Guangzhou is incredible, and learning about the culture, the background to the creation of the city and the vibrant and successful city is today was great

  • From Guangzhou: 4-Hour Guided Afternoon Tour

    3. From Guangzhou: 4-Hour Guided Afternoon Tour

    With pick-up from your downtown hotel at around 13:30, you will enjoy a comfortable transfer to start your afternoon trip in Guangzhou. Proceed to Guangzhou’s largest park, Yuexiu Park, and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Then marvel at the Five-Ram Sculpture carved from 130 pieces of granite and visit the Zhenhai Tower, also named the Five-Storied Pagoda, both of which are symbolic sites in the city. After that you will visit the 1500 year old Temple of the Six Banyan Trees. The highlight of the temple is the 57.6 meters high Flower Pagoda. It appears to have 9 storeys, but inside there are actually 17 storeys. Discover its history and its importance to Buddhism. Afterwards, return to your hotel to conclude the half-day trip before 17:30.

    Our tour guide was very talented and knew a lot about the history and the places we went too. I didn’t realise my hotel was situated within close proximity to two of the historical sights. The transportation was a bit run down but got us where we needed to go. Water was also offered.

  • Guangzhou: Customized 8-hour Private Tour by Foot or Car

    4. Guangzhou: Customized 8-hour Private Tour by Foot or Car

    Embark on a customized 8-hour private tour to uncover the hidden gems in Guangzhou. See modern architecture and traditional colonial homes and learn about the city’s influence over modern China. Choose a walking tour or upgrade to the car tour option for more comfort.  Create your very own full-day itinerary according to the attractions and places in or around Guangzhou that you would like to visit.  Choose to get picked up from your hotel, train station, or airport by your English-speaking guide and travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle, if option selected.  Visit some of the most popular sites listed below to start your itinerary or suggest something new: Canton Tower: formally Guangzhou TV Astronomical and Sightseeing Tower, is a 604-meter-tall multipurpose observation tower in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou. Temple of the Six Banyan Trees: a Buddhist temple in Guangzh...

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What people are saying about Guangzhou

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Our tour guide was very talented and knew a lot about the history and the places we went too. I didn’t realise my hotel was situated within close proximity to two of the historical sights. The transportation was a bit run down but got us where we needed to go. Water was also offered.

Very organised, on time pick up, well informed guide.

Very well worth touring the city. I was impressed with how easy, and fast it was too book. Also got them to pick us up from our hotel that was not on their pick up list. We booked and went on a second tour the next day. Private guides too.

The history of Guangzhou is incredible, and learning about the culture, the background to the creation of the city and the vibrant and successful city is today was great

It was ver wonderful and helpful tour. Thank you!!