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3-Day Kaiping and Foshan Tour

South China's Essence

3-Day Kaiping and Foshan Tour

Lingnan ('Mountain Range South') historically refers to the region to the south of the five mountain ranges that separate the Yangtze River catchment (central China) from the Pearl River catchment (southern China), but it has become almost synonymous with Guangdong Province. Lingnan culture is the essence of Cantonese (Guangdong) culture and it manifests itself most notably in food, art, and architecture.

Our 3-day trip to Kaiping and Foshan will enable you to discover unique Lingnan folk culture, feast your eyes on gorgeous countryside landscapes, and satisfy your taste buds with Cantonese food.

Tour 'Wow' Points

Satisfy your taste buds with the best Cantonese food

Explore gourmet city Shunde, the cradle of Cantonese cuisine. From the roasted goose and drunken goose to the sliced raw fish and ginger milk curd, you will remember the genuine flavor of Cantonese food.

Cantonese cuisine
Cantonese snacks

Appreciate brilliant Lingnan folk culture

Watch amazing lion dancing performed by a pro team and appreciate exquisite Lingnan architecture.

lion dancing
Lingnan architecture

Learn the Wing Chun Kung Fu Style

Foshan is home to the Wing Chun style of gongfu. Learn Wing Chun from a local master who teaches at one of the leading kung fu schools in Foshan.

lion dancing
Lingnan architecture

Immerse yourself in historical, picturesque diaolou villages

Get away from the hustle and bustle, take a walk or bike ride among the rare and tranquil Kaiping diaolou ('watchtower building') villages, and admire the gorgeous fusion of agriculture and architecture.

Kaiping diaolou and villages
Kaiping diaolou villages

Enjoy a traditional Cantonese morning tea and a dim sum meal

Cantonese morning tea combines having breakfast and drinking tea. Sip tea and taste dim sum in a top local restaurant to enjoy a leisurely morning local-style.

Cantonese dim sum
Cantonese morning tea

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Itinerary Quick Look

Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.

DAY 1 Kaiping | Historical and Picturesque Diaolou Villages

We'll pick you up in downtown Guangzhou and travel to Kaiping County in about 2 hours. The charismatic diaolou('watchtower building') buildings and lovely countryside await…
You'll visit a pretty UNESCO World Heritage Site — Zili Village and Li Garden, which is a good place to get mentally relaxed from the city noise and in touch with nature — hear the breeze and your footsteps…
Then we'll journey on for an hour to Albion Resort & SPA Greenland Nar Golden Valley for you to soak in a hot spring among the rice fields and absorb peace of mind from the tranquil environment.
Stay overnight in Enping — a famous hot spring area in China.

DAY 2 Shunde | Cradle of Cantonese Cuisine and Culture

In the morning we leave Enping for Shunde, which takes about 2 hours. .
Hunt for tasty Cantonese food in gourmet city Shunde with the assistance of your guide and driver. After lunch, take a leisurely walk for digestion in Qinghui Park, the most famous Guangdong Garden.
Then visit Fengjian Water Village, take a rowing boat, explore the old houses and ancient alleys, and savor delicious local snacks for your afternoon tea dessert.
You'll travel for an hour to Foshan in the late afternoon and stay overnight in Foshan.

DAY 3 Foshan | Home of Lion Dancing and Chinese Martial Arts

Take a Cantonese morning tea and dim sum meal at a time-honored local restaurant and experience leisurely local life.
Visit Foshan Ancestral Temple to watch lion dancing and a martial arts performance. Learn Wing Chun from a local master who teaches at one of the leading kung fu schools in Foshan.
We will transfer you to downtown Guangzhou. If you need a transfer to Guangzhou railway station or Baiyun Airport for your departure, please tell our travel consultant when you put on an inquiry.

Hotel Selection

—the Icing on the Cake

Boutique hotels are recommended to enrich your travel experience.

Enping Quanlin Hot Spring Resort

Enping Quanlin Hot Spring Resort
FromCNY5300/ USD810 p/p Based on a private tour for 2 people. Price varies depending on program, travel date, number of people and chosen hotel

Price includes:

  • Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
  • English speaking local guide
  • Activities, hotels, and meals listed in the itinerary
  • 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling

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