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Essence of Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tour

gz-1: 4-Day Chen Ancestral Hall, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall and Window of the World Tour
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Guangzhou, known in the west as Canton, offers a mixture of old and new besides the famous Canton Fair. Shenzhen as a relatively new modern city offers some fantastic manmade tourist attractions. This tour will take you see the essence of Guangzhou and Shenzhen, neighbors of Hong Kong, and two of China’s most prosperous cities and industrial centers.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Guangzhou

Meet with your tour guide at the arrival hall of airport, and transfer to your hotel by private car and driver. Your tour guide will help you check in and ensure everything is fine at the hotel.

Day 2Guangzhou City Essence Tour

Appreciate the traditional Guangdong-style architecture and decoration at Chen Family Ancestral Hall. It is especially known for its display of delicate craftsmanship and folk art, including historical figures, carvings and cast iron. Stroll with a curious look at Qingping Market, where multiples shops of everything imaginable are available for sale, such as Chinese medicine materials (live scorpions!), pets, flowers, plants, fish and spices.

Immerse in Buddhist tranquility at Temple of Six Banyan Trees. It was built over 1000 years ago, and houses the largest bronze Buddhist statue in Guangdong Province. Continue to Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, built in 1931 in memory of Sun Yat-Sen, a great Chinese revolutionary. Transfer back to hotel and stay overnight in Guangzhou.

Day 3Guangzhou-Shenzhen Bullet Train and Window of the World Tour

Transfer to train station and take morning bullet train to Shenzhen, one of China’s fastest developing cities. Your tour guide in Shenzhen will pick you up at train station and transfer to your hotel. In the morning, visit the Splendid China. After lunch, visit the Mineral Museum and the China Folk Culture Village. At night, watch the night show--- Dances between China Dragon & Phoenix.

Transfer back to your hotel in Shenzhen and stay overnight.

Day 4Shenzhen Departure

Your tour guide, car and driver will be waiting at your hotel and transfer to airport for your flight to next destination.