China travel map - Guangzhou Beijing Tour

This tour starts from 2200-year-old Guangzhou, which is the largest commercial city and transportation hub in South China, and then to Beijing, the capital of China, you will feast your eyes on the Chinese glorious history and culture. Visit other highlights like Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, Xiguan Old Houses, Temple of Six Banyan Trees...

Best for: Expats, Business Traveler

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Destinations: Guangzhou - Beijing

Starting Point: Guangzhou 

Ending Point: Beijing


  • Guangdong Folk Art Museum, Chen Family 
  • Imperial Palace for 24 emperors in Ming & Qing Dynasties, Forbidden City 
  • Symbol of China, the Great Wall at Mutianyu
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    Arrival in Guangzhou, be met and transfer to hotel. After short rest at hotel, visit Xiguan Old Houses to start your Guangzhou tour. Xiguan is the old district of Guangzhou filled with local architecture (Qilou buildings and bustling alleys), Cantonese Opera (the Bahe House, home of the original opera style), ancient foreign trade (the Shisan Hang trading center, active for centuries) as well as traditional Cantonese delicacies and morning tea. You will take a leisure walk at Lychee Bay Scenic Area nearby and then go to Beijing Road for snack hunting. Transfer back to Hotel afterwards.

    After breakfast, you will be picked up from hotel for a half day city sightseeing.The first stop is Chen Family Temple. It was established during the Qing dynasty in 1894 with funding from members of 72 Chen clans. The most distinguishable feature of it is the 11 carved ridges set on the nine halls. Each ridge portrays a theme taken from famous traditional dramas. Today it houses the Guangdong Folk Art Museum. Later, heading out to Southern Yue King Mausoleum Museum, which houses the tomb of the second ruler of Southern Yue Kingdom called Zhao Mo during Han Dynasty dating back to 100 B.C. One of the most important excavated objects is the silk-jade garment made up of 2,291 pieces of jade is the spotlight of the mausoleum. 

    At last, transfer to visit Shamian Island where you can take free walk before leaving Guangzhou. Shamian Island is the site of the former British and French Concessions of the 19 Century. Savor the unique cultural atmosphere when strolling leisurely around the colonial architectures. In the afternoon, take flight to Beijing. Arrive in Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Meal: B, L

    Chen Family Temple

    Enjoy a happy morning at Temple of Heavn, where the local Beijingers do the morning exercise, dancing and practicing Tai Chi. But actually it was where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. Admire this masterpiece of architecture and landscape design. Then head for the center of Beijing - the Tian'anmen Square, huge in size, where many important events in Chinese history happened here. Walk through the big, dark red gate to enter Fobidden City - the largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of over 600 years, and now becomes a symbol of the country and is opened to the public with amazing displays of its preserved treasures.

    Meal: B, L

    Temple of Heaven

    Great Wall is a must-go when visit Beijing. We will show you a less busy part at Mutianyu. Drive 1.5hrs northeast from downtown, you will get to the foot of Mutianyu Great Wall. Take cable car to No. 14 Tower directly and then challenge steps on the Great Wall. It is suggested to walk to No. 23 Tower, the highlight section of the Wall. Spend around 2 hours on the wall and descend by cable car (there is a tobogan ride option, which is interesting for children & young people. Please advise if you want to experience) at No. 6 Tower. Transfer back to downtown in the afternoon and take a Hutong tour near Houhai Lake. It's the best the way to learn local Beijinger's lifestyle and traditional culture. Transfer back to hotel after the visit.

    Meal: B, L

    Mutianyu Great Wall

    Be met and transferred to airport for your flight leave Beijing.

    Meal: B

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    What's included

    • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

      Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

    • Private Local Guide and Driver

      Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
      Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

    • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

      We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

    • Gourmet Meals

      Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
      Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

    • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

      Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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