1 Day Essence Guangzhou Tour

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Tour Code: HRC-GZ03

Tour Description

Give Guangzhou a whole day and it’ll show you its past glory along with the present gloss. The 5 essential spots arranged considerately will unveil the less-known historic and cultural flanks of the city before you.

Have fun riding up Baiyun Mountain by cable car for fresh air

Explore Litchi Bay for traditional Cantonese lifestyle and building

Visit ever-bustling Beijing Road Pedestrian Street for cute articles

Day 1 Baiyun Mountain(by Round-Trip Cable Car) - Flower City Square - Litchi Bay - Qilou - Shamian Island -Beijing Road(Lunch)
Today's Activities At 9 A.M. the guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel and start off the day drip. Around 9:30 A.M. the cable car would take you up the greenery-covered Baiyun Mountain, letting the fresh morning breeze slide past your temples! You must like such a beginning, but you’ll like the next more. It’s a magical salad from which your taste bud would alter between fashion and tradition, Oriental and Western, tranquility and prosperity.

Standing on Flower City Square, you’ll be encircled by the newest city landmarks such as Guangzhou Opera House, Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou library, West Tower and Haixinsha Asian Games Park. Guangzhou has been totally renovated even beyond your imagination, which you’ll sense stronger in the following destination Litchi Bay. Lighting up your eyes are the green river, the exquisitely decorative boats, the riverside Xiguan-style Arcade Houses, the above-the river theater, decorative lighting themed on old Cantonese daily life.

1 hour later let’s taste a European taste on.Shamian Island! The over 150 varied Western-fashion buildings show a rich range of European style, say, New Baroque, Gothic, voucher gallery, Neo-classical. Only in culture-generous Guangzhou can you find such a coexistence of sharply different looks within such a short distance. Spend 1 hour or so on Shamian and leave for the last stop Beijing Road Pedestrian Street. The shopping paradise has already been ablaze with festive red lanterns. Just enjoy it! BTW: don’t forget the Relic of Millennium-old Pavements at the entrance of the time-honored street!
 Flower City Square  Litchi Bay Shamian Island          
Flower City Square Litchi Bay Shamian Island          
Package Prices & Details
1 person 2 persons 3 - 5 persons 6 - 9 persons
$207 $138 $119 $91
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 1 lunch Admissions: Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Tour Guide: Local experienced English-speaking guides Car Driver: Experienced licensed drivers
Vehicle: Private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Luggage Transfers: A hand for your heavy luggage;
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance; Government taxes & Service charges
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotels in Pingyao
Yunjincheng Folk Hotel
Yunjincheng Folk Hotel adorns itself up with all the featured ingredients of traditional Pingyao dwellings like red lanterns, folding screens with Chinese ink painting, rosewood furniture and sophisticated courtyard layout. Moreover, even the beddings in each room are of traditional tone. Hot water and tasty local dishes are all available to serve you too.
Pingyao Hongshanyi Hotel
If you spend a Chinese Spring Festival in Hongshanyi Hotel, you will have a lot of fun, taking part in the celebrating activities the hotel holds for you. You can either DIY some handicrafts like paper cut, writing spring festival couplets or watch outdoors the dazzling lantern show, firework.
Dejuyuan Guesthouse
Dejuyuan Guesthouse is situated at Mingqing Street. The tastefully decorated guest rooms and a wide range of facilities and services provide guests with a comfortable and joyful stay.

Meals in the Package

-- Lunches are arranged according to different classes of tour

We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:


Guangzhou is honored as "the paradise of food" in China. Cantonese food is served everywhere in the city. It is one of the eight cuisines in China. Other cuisines like Sichuan Cuisine, Hunan cuisine, Shandong Cuisine can also easily be found in Guangzhou.
-- Cantonese Cuisine:Comparing with other Chinese cuisines, Guangzhou dishes use few thick spicy dressings in order to keep from masking the original taste of the food.
-- Some representative dishes are Roast Suckling Pig, Wenchang Braised Chicken, Salt roasted chicken, and Kylin Weever.

Kylin Weever Shrimp Dumplings
Your Add On:


Hi Allan and Sara,

I knew the 2010 Asian Games brought lots of new towers and modern facilities to Guangzhou, however, I couldn’t tell in how many ways the city got transformed till the wonderful tour. My fine expectation was doubled by every spot in the tour.

A special thanks to Sara.

Customer: Dennis & Elaine Bentley

Destinations: Guangzhou

Related Tour Name: 1 Day Guangzhou Cultural Tour

Hi Sara,

Marion and I would like to pass on our thanks for the way our city tour was organised and to sincerly thank Allan for the way he looked after us. Allan was able to answer all of our many questions and his pleasant manner ensured that we enjoyed the whole experiance. You can be assured that Allan was a fine ambassador for your company and we would not hesitate to recommend your services to other people who may wish to do the same as we did.

Kind Regards

Customer:Mr. Dobson

Destination: Guangzhou

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