9 Days Southern China Tour

Guangzhou, Guilin, Shenzhen, Hong Kong

Tour Code: TCT-Classic-08

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November.

Price from $ 1221

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Tour Feature

  Covering the most classic tourism cities of southern China
  Reasonable price, awesome private trip and service beyond your expectation
  Hand-picked scenic spots combined with fine-designed itinerary to make you an impressive holiday
 

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Guangzhou Be transferred to the hotel
02 Guangzhou Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, The Chen Clan Academy, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Shamian Island, Beijing Road
03 Guangzhou Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park
04 Guilin Yangshuo Li River; West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
05 Yangshuo Guilin Yangshuo countryside, Yulong River
06 Guilin Shenzhen Window of the World, Splendid China
07 Shenzhen Hong Kong Taking train to Hong Kong
08 Hong Kong The Victoria Peak; Repluse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Half day free
09 Departure Hong Kong Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Guangzhou

Meals: No Meals
Recommended Hotel: Ocean Hotel Guangzhou ★★★★★

Arrive in Guangzhou, the modern city of China. You will be met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Guangzhou City View
 


Day 2Guangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Ocean Hotel Guangzhou ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, The Chen Clan Academy, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Shamian Island, Beijing Road
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip
[09:30-12:30] Visit to Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall which is one of the most important historic buildings in Canton for memorizing Dr. Sun Yat-sen. After that, go to Temple of the Six Banyan Trees with the famous Thousand-Buddha Pagoda standing in.
[12:30-14:30] Lunch time will be arranged at local restaurant in Shamian Island which was divided into two concessions given to France and the United Kingdom by the Qing Dynasty government in the 19th century. After lunch, pay a visit to Shamian Island. The Island is a historical area that serves as a tranquil reminder of the colonial European period, with quiet pedestrian avenues flanked by trees and lined by historical buildings in various states of upkeep.
[14:30-17:00] In the afternoon, take a visit to The Temple of Chen Family. It is used to provide lodgings for candidates of the Chen family who came to Guangdong to prepare for imperial examinations in Guangzhou. With a history of more than 100 years and still in its original shape, now it is the largest, best preserved, and best decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province. Enjoy your shopping time at Beijing road which is mixed with culture, entertainment and business. It is also the heart of Guangzhou city and most prosperous street.
[17:00-17:30] Back to hotel. The night Pearl River cruise would be a good option for night activities, or you can also go to Canton Tower to appreciate the night beauty of the No.1 tower in China


Temple of Chen Family
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall
 


Day 3Guangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin  Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Elephant Trunk Hill; Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park

Free day at leisure and be transferred to train station for bullet train to Guilin.
Take train to Guilin about 2.5 hours. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin.Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, viewing the famous golden and silver twin pagodas from the bank of lake.


Elephant Trunk Hill
 


Day 4Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Green Lotus Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise.
[09:30-14:00] Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows. After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. Check-in the hotel in Yangshuo and take a refreshment rest.
[14:30-17:00] Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.
[17:00-17:30] Drive back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the Impression of Liu Sanjie or just hang out at West Street night bars.



Li River
 


Day 5Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Yangshuo countryside, Yulong River
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Yangshuo countryside.
[09:30-12:30] Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike or electromobile. We offer two options for your selection. This route covers the highlights of Yangshuo village, from Jima to Chaoyang about 15 km. You will be well guided and no rush at all.
[12:30-13:30] A la carte lunch will be arranged at farmhouse courtyard nearby Yulong River. The meal is exactly the local dishes, such as beer fish; Yangshuo tianluonian; stewed pork with taros


Riding back to downtown of Yangshuo along Yulong River. Drive back for overnight in Guilin. Four Lake Night Cruise is highly recommended as your evening activity.


Yangshuo Biking Tour
Yangshuo Biking Tour
 


Day 6Guilin Shenzhen

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Sunshine Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Window of the World, Splendid China

In the morning, be transferred to Guilin train station for bullet train to Shenzhen about 2.5 hours. Upon arrival, your Shenzhen tour guide will wait you at Luohu train station and start today’s tour.
 

[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at local restaurant nearby Window of the World, a la carte lunch as you want
[13:30-17:00] Enjoy afternoon tour to visit Window of the World which is a theme park located in the western part of Shenzhen city, featuring miniature-scale famous landmarks of the world. Here you can see vivid replicas of the world’s wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites. After that, visit Splendid China, a comprehensive miniature park reflecting the history, culture, art, ancient architecture, and customs and habits of various nationalities in China. It is one of the world largest scenery parks in the amount of scenarios reproduced.
[17:00-17:30] Back to hotel, OCT bay would be recommended for night activities. It is a great place to go for an evening stroll and a place to snack and dinner


Window of the World in Shenzhen
Window of the World
 


Day 7Shenzhen Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★

Morning will be on your own arrangement. Check-out at noon and be transferred to Luohu train station for Metro to Hong Kong. You will pass by the customs on your own and changing RMB into HK dollars at Luohu train station would be recommended before leaving for Hong Kong.

Upon arrival, your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Hong Kong City View
 


Day 8Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:The Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Half day free
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip
[09:30-12:30] The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. Do not leave the Tower complex - which is a little disorientating without riding the escalators to the outdoor observation deck: the views are breathtaking. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity.


Free at leisure in the afternoon for you to explore Hong Kong by yourself.

Victoria Peak Hong Kong
Victoria Peak Hong Kong
 


Day 9Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up time will be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehand according to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport

Service Ends

Day 1Arrival Guangzhou

Meals: No Meals
Recommended Hotel: Ocean Hotel Guangzhou ★★★★

Arrive in Guangzhou, the modern city of China. You will be met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Guangzhou Tower
Guangzhou City View
 

Day 2Guangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Ocean Hotel Guangzhou ★★★★

Visit to Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall which is one of the most important historic buildings in Canton for memorizing Dr. Sun Yat-sen. After that, go to Temple of the Six Banyan Trees with the famous Thousand-Buddha Pagoda standing in. In the afternoon, take a visit to The Temple of Chen Family. With a history of more than 100 years and still in its original shape, now it is the largest, best preserved, and best decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province. Enjoy your shopping time at Beijing road which is mixed with culture, entertainment and business. It is also the heart of Guangzhou city and most prosperous street.

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall
 

Day 3Guangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★

Free day at leisure and be transferred to train station for bullet train to Guilin.
Take train to Guilin about 2.5 hours. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin.Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, viewing the famous golden and silver twin pagodas from the the bank of Lake


Elephant Trunk Hill
 

Day 4Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Green Lotus Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. After disembarking, walk through the West Street. Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.


Li River
 

Day 5Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Yangshuo countryside. Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike or electromobile. We offer two options for your selection. This route covers the highlights of Yangshuo village, from Jima to Chaoyang about 15 km. You will be well guided and no rush at all. After lunch, cycling back to Yangshuo town among the Yangshuo ten-mile Gallery. In the afternoon, drive back to Guilin.

Yangshuo Biking Tour
Yangshuo Biking Tour
 

Day 6Guilin Shenzhen

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Sunshine Hotel ★★★★

Be transferred to Guilin train station for bullet train to Shenzhen about 2.5 hours. Upon arrival, enjoy afternoon tour to visit Window of the World which is a theme park located in the western part of Shenzhen city, featuring miniature-scale famous landmarks of the world. After that, visit Splendid China, a comprehensive miniature park reflecting the history, culture, art, ancient architecture, and customs and habits of various nationalities in China.

Window of the World in Shenzhen
Window of the World
 

Day 7Shenzhen Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★

Morning will be on your own arrangement. Check-out at noon and be transferred to Luohu train station for Metro to Hong Kong. You will pass by the customs on your own and changing RMB into HK dollars at Luohu train station would be recommended before leaving for Hong Kong.

Upon arrival, your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Hong Kong City View
 

Day 8Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip. The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity. Free at leisure in the afternoon for you to explore Hong Kong by yourself.

Victoria Peak Hong Kong
Victoria Peak Hong Kong
 

Day 9Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up time will be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehand according to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Hotel Class Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
Economy Hotel
★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $1704 $1713
6 ~ 9 pax $1221 $1231
Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $1874 $1922
6 ~ 9 pax $1391 $1439
Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $2080 $2138
6 ~ 9 pax $1597 $1655

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※   Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Guangzhou Canton Zao ChaPearl River Night Cruise
Guilin Rice NoodleCormorant Fishing Show

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