Get to know historical Guangzhou on a full-day sightseeing tour. Traveling between the landmarks by air-conditioned coach, absorb the bustling streets and architecture as your driver-guide sheds light on the city’s ancient history and culture. Visit top Guangzhou attractions including the Chen Clan Academy, Five Ram statue and Guangzhou Museum; and see the restored canal of Lizhiwan Brook, and colonial buildings on Shamian Island. Enjoy a tasty Cantonese snack lunch along the way and finish at the Six Banyan Temple, an ornate Buddhist complex crowned by a beautiful pagoda.
Full-day historical Guangzhou sightseeing tour, with air-conditioned coach transport
Learn about Guangzhou’s rich past, sights and culture from an informative driver guide
Absorb the sights, sounds and atmosphere along the bustling streets
Visit the Chen Clan Academy to experience traditional Lingnan architecture, arts and culture
See the European colonial buildings on Shamian Island, Lizhiwan Brook canal and Five Ram statue
Explore the Yao Qi Arts and Crafts Centre and savor a traditional Cantonese light lunch
Delve into the Guangzhou Museum in Zhenhai Tower and visit the Six Banyan Temple
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What To Expect
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Infant meals not included
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Operated by GZL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICE LTD
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
However, this kind of guides are hard to find in China, speaking from experience.
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74verad, Sept 2019
This guide has an amazing knowledge database, and I could tell that he really cared about his job. I wish, I would know his name---was it Mark? However, this kind of guides are hard to find in China--speaking from experience. This tour takes you to all the places that it mentions, and they are beautiful! I really loved Guangzhou after having this tour! If you have one day in this city--this is a good price for a really good value that you are getting.
LM1812, Sept 2019
Guangzhou Day Trip
Originally booked a group trip but it was just 2 of us. Picked up on time. Very attentive guide. Spoke good English. Very nice lunch. Can recommend.
Linda T, Jun 2019
I was expecting to be in a group for the tour, but after waiting 45 minutes for another couple, the guide informed me that they had cancelled and that I would be alone on the tour. The guide and the driver were both very nice and polite, but I left rushed as I was the only person. I was disappointed in the lunch which was supposed to be a buffet, but as it was a holiday, the guide ordered from the menu without asking me what I would like. What he ordered was good, but I definitely left hungry! The places we visited were nice, but I really wanted more shopping.
This is an excellent lay over tour...
Adam K, Feb 2018
This is an excellent lay over tour to get the feel of Chinese Culture, my favorite is the Lychee River md the Banyan Temple.
This was a day well spent with Mark...
Sandra A, Jun 2017
This was a day well spent with Mark the guide. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history, not only of Guangzhou but it's place in China's history. As it happens I was the only person on the tour so I got the royal treatment. You'll see a side of China you perhaps hadn't expected - it's lovely.
I've visited many parts of China...
graham c, Jan 2017
I've visited many parts of China, but was genuinely impressed by the locations visited which show more aspects of Chinese history and civilisation. Look out for the egg-shell porcelain and glass bottles painted inside - both delicate and wonderful examples of artistic skills not seen elsewhere in China.
I cannot relate the word amazing to...
Gladys_K, Jun 2016
I cannot relate the word amazing to this itinery, except Guangzhou's great change from its old history! No comment on tour guide Mark Ng who has done his job well, remembering all his text n history. But there's a lack of interaction n no signs of doing more.
Great tour ! even though we were...
ANGELA G, Jun 2016
Great tour ! even though we were the only 2 on the tour. The guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable about the 5 Goat City, Gaungzhou .. recommended...