Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch

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From $149.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Guangzhou, Guangzhou

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Get to know the historical city of Guangzhou on this exciting sightseeing tour by comfortable vehicle and on foot. This private full-day tour with a friendly local guide is a great introduction to the former city of Canton. You’ll visit numerous cultural attractions and historical landmarks such as the Chen Clan Temple and its Guangdong Folk Art Museum, the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King and Six Banyan Temple. Your tour includes a visit to Shamian Island and a Chinese-style lunch.

What's Included

Admission tickets

Chinese-style lunch

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional driver

Professional English-speaking tour guide

Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

Cruise port pickup and drop-off

Food and drinks, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • ADULT: Age: 2 - 99

Additional Info

  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers; infants can join free of charge
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum
Chen Clan Temple is also called Chen Family Academy, which was built in 1890-1894. Chen Clan Temple used to be a private house for Chen family, where people in Chen family prayed for their ancestors. Now it is used as “Guang Dong Local Arts Museum”. There you can enjoy amazing carvings, like wood carving, ivory carving, brick carving, etc.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
Mausoleum of Nanyue King, dating back to about 2000 years ago, reveals the very outset and depth of the history. The Nanyue Royal Tomb lies at the Xianggang Hill in north-western downtown. The original slope from hilltop leads you downwards through stone gate into the 20-meter-underground tomb in the hill, as if you were descending into the depth of history. The 100 square meters complex is of huge scale and systematic layout, made up of some 750 grit-stone pieces and divided into 7 chambers for different functions in front and rear parts. Rough colorful cloud painting is found on the walls and ceiling of front chamber while remains of bone ashes, clothes, arrow tips and life items are showed where they were in all chambers. Here you are subject to instant and vivid touch of a living world beneath of historic luxury.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of the Six Banyan Trees & Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple)
Six Banyan Temple was built in 537. It is a renowned Buddhist cultural site. The temple enshrines three large Buddhist statues -- the biggest copper Buddhist statues existing in Guangdong Province. The thousand-Buddha copper pillar cast in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) is kept on the top story of the pagoda. The 184-feet pagoda appears to have nine stories; inside, however, there are 17 levels. Because of the colorful exterior carvings, it is popularly known as the Flower Pagoda.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Shamian Island
Located on the north bank of the Pearl River’s White Goose Pool, Shamian Island is an oval islet, covering a tiny area of 0.3 square meters. Thanks to the many buildings of Western classicism on the island, it has recently been designated as a key protected relic of the state, and is called “Ninth Sight of Guangzhou”.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street
Shanghaixiajiu is well known pedestrian shopping street in Guangzhou. With the memory of the people in Guangzhou, it brings you the long history of Guangzhou city, walking along it.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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