Excursions in Guangzhou

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Best places to visit in Guangzhou

Guangzhou, a bustling metropolis that marries the vibrancy of modern development with the grace of traditional Chinese culture, entices travelers with its myriad attractions. For those planning to immerse themselves in the wonders of this city, consider a tour with Happytripz, to ensure a well-rounded and memorable experience. Here are a few of the best places to visit while in Guangzhou:

  • Canton Tower: Standing proud as the landmark of Guangzhou, the Canton Tower offers a stunning view of the cityscape. Soaring high into the sky, it is a spectacle especially at night when it's illuminated with changing colors. Take a ride up to its observation decks, or for the more adventurous, try the sky drop for a heart-racing experience.
  • Chimelong Tourist Resort: Ideal for families and fun lovers, Chimelong is a world-class amusement park that features a range of thrilling rides, a safari park and a water park. The resort offers a memorable escape for children and adults alike.
  • Shamian Island: Stroll through the historical Shamian Island to catch a glimpse of European architectures of the 19th century, peaceful tree-lined streets and tranquil atmosphere. This is the perfect spot for a leisurely walk or a serene afternoon tea at one of its quaint cafes.
  • Yuexiu Park: The largest public park in the city, Yuexiu Park has lush greenery, serene lakes and several historic relics such as the ancient Zhenhai Tower and the iconic Five Rams Sculpture. It is a beautiful place to reconnect with nature and enjoy outdoor activities.
  • The Pearl River: Embark on a cruise down the Pearl River and witness the impressive skyline of Guangzhou. As the third largest river in China, it offers a refreshing perspective of the city and is particularly splendid in the evenings when the city lights dance on the water's surface.
  • Beijing Road Pedestrian Street: For the shopaholics, Beijing Road offers a vibrant shopping experience with numerous fashion boutiques, traditional shops, and eateries to explore. It's a bustling hub for those looking to gain insight into Guangzhou's commerce and culture.

Venturing through Guangzhou exposes you to the beauty of its diversified attractions. Partner your journey with Happytripz for excursions that will be tailored according to your preferences. Whether you are cruising on the tranquil waters of the Pearl River or admiring the views from the Canton Tower, Happytripz ensures that each adventure is as pleasurable as it is memorable.

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Saylor Campbell

I had an unforgettable day exploring Guangzhou's historical sites. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable, sharing interesting anecdotes that made each location come alive. The pace was perfect, giving us enough time to soak in the atmosphere without feeling rushed. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to dive deep into the city's rich heritage.

Theo Riley

The night cruise on the Pearl River was nothing short of magical. The skyline was breath-taking, and the guide's commentary on the landmarks added greatly to the experience. The boat was comfortable and the staff attentive, making it a must-do activity when in Guangzhou.

Izaiah Santiago

My excursion to the Shamian Island was delightful. The blend of European architecture with Chinese culture created a unique atmosphere that's hard to find anywhere else. It was a peaceful getaway from the bustling city streets, with plenty of photo opportunities around every corner.

Corinne Novak

The culinary tour with the guide from Happytripz was a highlight of my visit to Guangzhou. We tasted mouth-watering dim sum, local desserts, and the famous Cantonese roast duck. The guide was not only informative about the food but also gave us a great insight into the local culture. It was a real treat for the senses!

Ariah Ford

Our visit to the Canton Tower exceeded all expectations. The structure itself was awe-inspiring, and the observation decks offered panoramic views of the entire city. The guide provided an excellent overview of the tower's history and significance to Guangzhou.

Joe Vasquez

Stepping into the Yuexiu Park felt like entering a serene oasis. The park's lush greenery and traditional Chinese pavilions provided a peaceful respite. Our guide was well-versed in the park's history and the significance of the Five Rams Statue, which was fascinating.

Celeste Schroeder

The excursion to the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall was very informative and moving. Learning about the life of such an important historical figure was enriched by our guide's extensive knowledge. The hall itself is also architecturally impressive, with beautiful gardens surrounding it.

Wilson Ponce

The Guangzhou Zoo adventure was a hit with my family. The variety of animals and the well-maintained enclosures made for an enjoyable day out. The kids were thrilled and learned a lot from the educational exhibits. The zoo is a must-visit for families.

Alaina Gordon

Exploring the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall with Happytripz was a highlight of my trip. The intricate carvings and art pieces throughout the complex were stunning. Our guide's insights into the history and symbolism behind the art truly enhanced the experience.

Sutton Snow

The hike up to Baiyun Mountain offered some of the most spectacular views of Guangzhou. It was refreshing to be surrounded by nature, and the trails were well-maintained. Our guide ensured we took breaks when needed and shared interesting facts about the local flora and fauna. This was a great excursion for nature lovers and those looking to escape the city buzz.