Private Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Yuexiu Park

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your centrally located Guangzhou hotels
    Dates: Daily
    Return point: Returns to original departure point
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Step away from Guangzhous urban streets to discover its parkland oasis Yuexiu park with an expert private guide. The 4-hour tour shows off the parks highlights, with fascinating explanations of the citys history and legends. Hear tales of the Ming Dynasty at Zhenhai tower, and then learn about the citys transformation from impoverished state to prosperous city as you stop at the parks Temple Of The Five Immortals. Finish with a walk down bustling Shang Xiajiu Road to learn about the streets Qilou architecture.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Leave your central Guangzhou hotel by air-conditioned minibus and travel with your private guide to Yuexiu park, to see some of the citys A-list attractions. As you travel, your guide will talk to you about Guangzhou its culture, history and, most importantly, its sights.

As Guangzhous largest downtown park, Yuexiu is a vast site, covering some 213 acres (86 hectares) with three artificial lakes, a mountain, plus countless cultural relics. Knowing the best places to see can be difficult, so let your private guide introduce you to Yuexius highlights while exploring on foot.

Pass along the remnants of the old Ming Dynasty city wall, and see Zhenhai tower an iconic city landmark. Hear the history of this elegant, 14th-century pagoda, and learn about the Ming Dynasty who ordered the tower to be built -- reputedly to subdue an omen about the new emperor. After been destroyed and rebuilt five times, the tower has become an important city museum, documenting Guangzhous rich history over 2,000 years. Take a look inside, and learn more about this fascinating city as you explore with your guide.

Another of Yuexius star attractions is the Temple Of The Five Immortals an emblemic Guangzhou monument so pose for pictures by it as you guide explains its significance. Hear of the 2,000-year-old five-ram legend, when five immortals in bright robes rode to the impoverished city on goats, and fed the locals with rice. After giving their blessing, the immortals left, but their goats stayed behind and swiftly turned into stone. Guangzhou then turned from a dwelling of poverty and famine into an affluent city a fact that remains true to this day.

Stroll out of Yuexiu Park, and finish your tour with a walk down Shang Xiajiu Road in Guangzhous Xi Guan area. Admire the Cantonese-style architecture of the buildings that line the streets, and soak up the buzzing energy of modern-day Guangzhou on this historical street.

Return to your minibus and then finish your tour at the start point.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private transport with a professional driver

Private English-speaking tour guide

Admission tickets

Entry/Admission - Yuexiu Park

Entry/Admission -

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Traveler Reviews

  • 16-Feb-2018

    Very disappointed - our guide didn’t seem to have a plan, chatted with the driver rather than us as we crossed the city, and left us to walk a shopping street on our own for the last hour while he went shopping. Simply no comparison with our superb tours of Milan and Alhambra.

  • 16-Feb-2018

    Very disappointed - our guide didn’t seem to have a plan, chatted with the driver rather than us as we crossed the city, and left us to walk a shopping street on our own for the last hour while he went shopping. Simply no comparison with our superb tours of Milan and Alhambra.

  • 10-Dec-2014

    The booking was easy, we contacted the tour operator to make sure everything was confirmed. While booking I had provided the hotel address and paid the full price for the tour. The guide was supposed to come to the hotel but upon confirmation we were told that we need to meet the guide at a different location and they will charge us an addition 900 Yuan to get picked up from the hotel. Since we did not speak the language we had no option but to accept. This sort of rip off is a standard in China and Hong Kong. We had the same experience on the Hong Kong tour.

    Otherwise, the tour was excellent and our guide was really good. If not for this pick up issue, I would have given it a 5 star.

  • 10-Dec-2014

    The booking was easy, we contacted the tour operator to make sure everything was confirmed. While booking I had provided the hotel address and paid the full price for the tour. The guide was supposed to come to the hotel but upon confirmation we were told that we need to meet the guide at a different location and they will charge us an addition 900 Yuan to get picked up from the hotel. Since we did not speak the language we had no option but to accept. This sort of rip off is a standard in China and Hong Kong. We had the same experience on the Hong Kong tour.

    Otherwise, the tour was excellent and our guide was really good. If not for this pick up issue, I would have given it a 5 star.

  • 23-Nov-2014

    This tour was amazing!

  • 16-Nov-2014

    great to tour the parks and walk around. my guide spoke good english and was
    at the hotel on time. she was very gracious. thanks for this tour.

  • 16-Nov-2014

    great to tour the parks and walk around. my guide spoke good english and was
    at the hotel on time. she was very gracious. thanks for this tour.