4 Days Guangzhou Glossy Past and Present Tour

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Tour Code: HRC-GZ08

Tour Description

The tour extends your Guangzhou impression from the several old city symbols to the new city axle wire, landmarks and renewed area of traditional Cantonese buildings. Most wonderfully you can learn the way Guangzhou has its new spots throw open your eyes and then the classic attractions touch your heart!

Tour classic Cantonese buildings like Chen Clan Academy and Xiguan Mansion

Marvel at the brand-new look of Guangzhou after 2010 Asian Games on Flower City Square

Appreciate beautiful landscape and night view by Pearl River Night Cruise

Day 1 Arrive in Guangzhou
Today's Activities After airport/railway station pick-up, hotel transfer, you can choose to settle down at your hotel, have a sweet dream and collect strength for the upcoming itinerary. If time permitted, you may as well visit some famous attractions that can deepen your understanding of Guangzhou's history like the 1,600-year-old Guangxiao Temple, the most valued museum in Guangzhou Museum of Nanyue King. You can also have pleasant shopping in the bustling Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street with low expense.
 Guangxiao Temple  Museum of Nanyue King Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street          
Sculptures of monks in Guangxiao Temple Jade Suit exhibit in Museum of Nanyue King Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street          
Day 2 Yuexiu Park - Chen Clan Academy - Renwei Temple - Litchi Bay - Xiguan Mansion (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Today’s tour is all of classic Cantonese touch. You may have heard of Yuexiu Park where the city emblem Five Rams Stone Sculpture stands, Chen Clan Academy the outstanding compound of traditional architectural technique. Following the 2 attractions mentioned above are 3 understated spots, over-900-year-old Renwei Temple, Litchi Bay and Xiguan Mansion. Only when you have eyes wide open for these elaborate buildings and well-preserved lifestyle of Cantonese, can you see why they’re so time-honored.
 Chen Clan Academy  Renwei Temple Xiguan Mansion          
Brick carving in Chen Clan Academy Renwei Temple Xiguan Mansion          
Day 3 Flower City Square - Canton Tower - Beijing Road Pedestrian Street - Pearl River Night Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet dinner)
Today's Activities Having finished the page of traditional Guangzhou look, you’ll read a brand-new Guangzhou today. On Flower City Square you need to hold up your head to appreciate the circle of state-of-the art buildings like Guangzhou Opera House, Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou Library, Children’s Palace, West Tower and Haixinsha Asian Games Park. Go ahead to the newest city landmark Canton Tower and lift yourself to its 600-meter-high summit. The most vibrant panorama of Guangzhou is all there for you!

The next stop Beijing Road Pedestrian Street shows you an enthusiasm of shopping in the locals. Without looking into the Millennium Pavement at the entrance, you can hardly know the history of the shopping street. As the tender night envelops the city, the happy Pearl River Night Cruise is calling you! In one hour you’ll feast on the stunning silhouette of those skyscrapers and enjoy your dinner buffet.
 Flower City Square  Beijing Road Pedestrian Street Pearl River Night Cruise          
Flower City Square Beijing Road Pedestrian Street Pearl River Night Cruise          
Day 4 Departure (Breakfast)
Today's Activities Have you found you hate to say goodbye to Guangzhou after two days’ touring? Believe a beautiful Guangzhou in your memory for good!
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 buffet dinner Admissions: Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Hotels: Accommodation in Guangzhou Luggage Transfers: A hand for your heavy luggage;
Tour Guide: Local experienced English-speaking guides Car Driver: Experienced licensed drivers
Vehicle: Private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Government taxes & Service charges
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotels in Guangzhou
Ramada Plaza Guangzhou
Ramada Plaza Guangzhou is a 5-star hotel in Guangzhou and a favorite choice among travelers worldwide. The Ramada Plaza Hotel is known for its superior accommodations, spectacular views, spacious rooms and unparalleled service. The hotel consists of 326 beautifully appointed guestrooms and parlor suites with wireless Internet access, plasma TV, mini-bar, in-house broadband Internet access, Satellite TV and safe deposit box.
President Hotel Guangzhou
Newly renovated, President Hotel is a comfortable downtown hotel with super location with easy access to Pazhou Complex, airport and shopping centers: about 15 minutes by car to the Canton Fair Pazhou Complex and 10 minutes to Guangzhou East Railway Station (Guangzhou-Kowloon Railway Station). And 40 minutes to Baiyun International Airport with the airport express having a stop at the hotel.The hotel has 230 rooms, all of which are cozy, comfortable, and elegantly decorated.
Guangzhou Hotel Guangzhou
Ideally located in the heart of Guangzhou, with the Pearl River to the south and Yuexiu Mountain to the north, Guangzhou Hotel enjoys superb location with easy access to the city. Guest can enjoy the beautiful view of the river and new appearance of this city. The 27-storey main building features 345 comfortable rooms offer comfortable accommodations with perfect facilities.

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.

Salt roasted chicken Kylin Weever
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 Nancy,

Just wanna to say thank you very much for your good service...we all really enjoy our trip especially with libby..she very kind and very friendly and really enjoy with her..so sad when we want back to malaysia..hope for the next time we can use your service again and libby is the our choice...send our regards to her with love...thank you.

Regards with love,

Customer:Nety and group

Destination: Guangzhou

Related Tour: 4 Days Guangzhou Glossy Past and Present Tour

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