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Tour Overview

Discover the heart of Canton on this 8-day adventure. Immerse in nature’s tranquility at Wan Shan Chao Wang Valley and explore the cultural tapestry of Liannan Yao Village. Marvel at geological wonders in Yingde’s Corridor of Peaks and underground Cave Fairland. Indulge in unique experiences, from walking on a glass corridor to relaxing in Chonghua’s hot springs. Engage with nature at Shimen National Forest Park and relish the sparkle of Guangzhou’s skyline. This tour offers a blend of serene escapes, cultural encounters, and thrilling adventures, promising an unforgettable journey through Canton.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore Wan Shan Chao Wang Valley, where misty peaks and lush forests create a tranquil haven for your senses.
2. Dance with locals in Liannan Yao Village, savor stone-milled tofu delicacies, and uncover ancient tales on Zhengguo Old Street.
3. Walk the transparent Huangtengxia Glass Corridor, cruise the enchanting Cave Fairland, and witness bustling life at Huangpu Port.
4. Relax in Chonghua’s hot springs, rejuvenating in mineral-rich waters, ensuring moments of blissful tranquility and unwinding.
5. Hike Shimen National Forest Park’s trails, absorbing fresh mountain air and discovering diverse flora and fauna in its serene embrace.
6. Cruise the Pearl River, gazing at Guangzhou’s sparkling skyline, and wander Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, indulging in its vibrant evening atmosphere.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Guangzhou, your friendly guide and driver will warmly welcome you. From the bustling city, you'll be transferred to the serene town of Liannan.

    Once you've checked into your hotel, take a leisurely stroll around the town. Immerse yourself in its local charm, exploring traditional markets, quaint shops, and enjoying authentic cuisine. This day is all about acclimating to the local atmosphere and getting a taste of the unique blend of modern and traditional life in Liannan.

    Meal: Dinner

    Accommodation: in Liannan

  2. Wake up to the crisp mountain air and start your day with a visit to Wan Shan Chao Wang Valley, surrounded by mist-covered peaks and lush forests. The valley offers picturesque hiking trails and breathtaking views, providing a perfect opportunity for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

    Guangzhou Liannan Wan Shan Chao Wang Valley
    Wan Shan Chao Wang Valley

    Next, venture to the Liannan Youling Folk Yao Village. Here, you'll not only witness the rich cultural heritage of the Yao people but also have the chance to participate in their lively traditional dances. After a delightful lunch featuring local delicacies, prepare to be enchanted by the mysterious beauty of the Lianzhou Underground River. Your guide will explain the intricate preservation techniques that have kept this natural wonder intact for generations.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Liannan

    Guangzhou Liannan Youling Folk Yao Village
    Locals are dancing in Liannan Yao Village

  3. Today's journey takes you to the enchanting town of Yingde. Begin your day at the Corridor of Peaks, a mesmerizing geological formation resembling a natural gallery of ancient Chinese art. As you walk through this picturesque landscape, your guide will share the fascinating history and legends associated with these unique rock formations.

    After a delicious lunch, board a boat to explore the Cave Fairland, an underground wonderland adorned with glittering stalactites and stalagmites. Be awed by the sheer beauty and serenity of this hidden gem. Before the day ends, indulge your taste buds in a culinary adventure, savoring the exquisite flavors of bean curd made from stone-milled tofu, a local specialty. After that, drive to Qingyuan.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Qingyuan

    Guangzhou Cave Fairland
    Hop on a boat to explore the Cave Fairland

  4. Begin your day with a visit to the Huangtengxia Glass Corridor, a thrilling architectural marvel suspended high above the ground, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Walk across the transparent floors and marvel at the awe-inspiring scenery beneath your feet.

    Qingyuan Huangtengxia Glass Corridor
    The Exciting Huangtengxia Glass Corridor

    After a fulfilling lunch, journey to Conghua, where you'll check into your hotel and unwind in the soothing embrace of natural hot springs. Immerse yourself in the healing waters, allowing the mineral-rich thermal baths to relax your muscles and rejuvenate your spirit.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Conghua

  5. Embrace the beauty of nature as you explore Shimen National Forest Park. Hike along scenic trails, breathing in the fresh mountain air and marveling at the diverse flora and fauna. Capture the essence of the park's serene atmosphere and make memories amidst the lush greenery.

    Conghua Shimen National Forest Park
    Shimen National Forest Park in Autumn

    Later, visit Zhengguo Old Street in Zengcheng, a place steeped in history and tradition. Wander through narrow alleys lined with ancient buildings, discovering hidden gems such as quaint tea houses and artisan shops. Engage with friendly locals and gain insights into the town's cultural heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Zengcheng

  6. Return to the vibrant city of Guangzhou and embark on a morning excursion to Huangpu Port, one of the world's busiest ports. Witness the bustling maritime activities and gain a deeper understanding of Guangzhou's role as a global trade hub.

    Guangzhou Huangpu Port
    Huangpu Port

    Following your port visit, consider an optional journey to Baiyun Mountain, a scenic paradise offering panoramic views of the city below. Alternatively, indulge in the irresistible allure of Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, where you can shop for souvenirs, sample local delicacies, and experience the lively atmosphere of Guangzhou's commercial heart.

    As the day transitions into evening, treat yourself to a ferry ride along the Pearl River. Marvel at the glittering cityscape illuminated against the night sky, creating a magical ambiance that will leave you with unforgettable memories of Guangzhou.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Guangzhou

    Guangzhou Pearl River Night Cruise
    Pearl River Night Cruise

  7. Today is yours to tailor as you desire. You can opt for additional guided tours to explore specific attractions, delve into Guangzhou's museums, or simply relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel. Alternatively, venture out independently to discover hidden gems or immerse yourself in the local culture by interacting with the welcoming residents.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Guangzhou

    Guangzhou Shamian Island
    Shamian Island

  8. Savor your last moments in Guangzhou during a leisurely morning. Reflect on your adventures, perhaps picking up some final souvenirs or indulging in one last delicious meal. Your driver will then escort you to the airport, ensuring a smooth departure as you board your flight to your next destination or back home. Carry the cherished memories of your Guangzhou journey with you, and may your travels be filled with more exciting adventures in the future. Safe travels!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to/off Guangzhou;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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