This lay over private tour is ideal for those who want to see Guangzhou during your lay over.


Day 1Private Guangzhou Lay Over Tour with 9 Options

This private lay over tour will let you explore well-known sites in Guangzhou from nine options. 

Your guide will pick up you from Guangzhou airport from 8am to 1pm. Then you will start to visit 5 -6 attractions in the city Guangzhou depending on your time. Afterwards you will be transferred back to Guangzhou airport where the trip concludes. 

1. Dr Sunyat-sen Memorial Hall, is the a traditional Chinese architectural building to commemorate Dr Dunyat-sen. ((It takes about 30 minutes to visit.) 

2. Museum of the Tomb of the Nanyue King of the Western Han Period, where you can go inside the original tomb that was excavated in 1983 while constructing a hotel here. The tomb proves the long history of Guangzhou that can be tracked back to 2,200 years ago. There is an exhibition hall to display all kinds of relics excavated in both the tomb and Guangzhou. (It takes about 1.5 hours to visit.) 

3. Academy of Clan Chen, or The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, which is an academic temple built by the 72 Chen clans for their juniors' accommodation and preparation for the imperial examinations in 1894 during Qing Dynasty. It is a complex with traditional Canton architecture style which is notable for its rich decoration including a large collection of wood carving, stone carving, brick carving, pottery, plaster and iron engraving. (It takes about 1 hour to visit.) 

4. Shamian Island, you will wander around the European architectural style area which was former colony for British and French 100 years ago. (It takes about 40 minutes to visit.) 

5. Yuexiu Park, which is a largest city park in the downtown of Guangzhou. You will view the 5-ram statue and Zhenhai Tower. (It takes about one hour to visit.) 

6. Guangxiao Temple, is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Guangzhou. There are well-preserved old buildings, statues, and old trees etc. (It takes about 40 minutes to visit.) 

7. Six Banyan Temple, is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Guangzhou, and its early history can be traced back to 1500 years ago. The Flower Pagoda is the main structure in the temple. (It takes about 40 minutes to visit.) 

8. Beijing Road, one of the 10 pedestrian shopping streets. There are ancient pavements built during different dynasties under the modern road to prove the long history around this area. It is wonderful place for shopping as well. (It takes about one hour to visit.) 

9. Canton Tower, is the third highest TV tower TV tower in the world with a height of 600 meters. If you want to go up the Tower, admission cost is on your own.  (It takes about one hour to visit.) 

Transport: Private Vehicle


Entrance fees (exclusive of Canton Tower)

Local guide

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle

airport pickup and drop-off  




Pick-up location: Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

Pick-up time: 8am to 1 pm 

Tour duration: 5-8 hours

Difficulty: Easy

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