31 days in Guangdong Itinerary

31 days in Guangdong Itinerary

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Guangzhou
— 10 nights
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Zhaoqing
— 3 nights
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Taishan
— 2 nights
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Zhuhai
— 4 nights
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Shenzhen
— 8 nights
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Huizhou
— 1 night
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Renhua County
— 2 nights

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Head to Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall and TEEMALLfor some retail therapy. Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum and Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Xiqiao Mountain National Forest Park in Foshan (about 1h 15 min away). Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Chimelong Paradise. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Shamian Island, examine the collection at Guangdong Museum, make a trip to Canton Tower, and admire the striking features of Temple of the Six Banyan Trees & Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Guangzhou trip site.

Shanghai to Guangzhou is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in September, you will find days in Guangzhou are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zhaoqing.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Shamian Island ©
Shamian Island
Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum ©

3
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Zhaoqing

Zhaoqing ©
A much-loved getaway for residents wanting to escape the bustle of nearby cities, Zhaoqing stands as a prefecture-level city interspersed with bursts of nature and scenery.
Yunfu Buda Cave and Licha Village will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Dinghu Mountain Resort and Seven Star Crags (Qixing Yan). Change things up with a short trip to Panlong Cavern in Yunfu (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Zhaoqing Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mei'an Temple, head off the coast to Yanzhou Island of Zhaoqing, and take in panoramic vistas at Chongxi Tower of Zhaoqing.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zhaoqing travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Guangzhou to Zhaoqing by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zhaoqing can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Taishan.

Things to do in Zhaoqing

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Seven Star Crags (Qixing Yan) ©
Seven Star Crags (Qixing Yan)
Dinghu Mountain Resort ©
Dinghu Mountain Resort
Panlong Cavern ©
Panlong Cavern

2
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Taishan

Taishan ©
On the 4th (Thu), stroll around Mt. Shihua Park and then steep yourself in history at Kaiping Diaolou and Villages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Xiachuan Island.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Taishan trip planner.

You can drive from Zhaoqing to Taishan in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zhuhai.

Things to do in Taishan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Xiachuan Island ©
Xiachuan Island
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages ©
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

4
nights
Zhuhai

Zhuhai ©

Chinese Riviera

Despite being one of the first Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in China, the port city of Zhuhai has more of a reputation for being rich with gardens.
Hui Tong Village and Zhuhai Wanzai Seafood Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Fortress Hill Customs Site and Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Jinzhong Reservoir in Zhongshan (about 52 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Jusco Department Store, don't miss a visit to Zhuhai Lovers' Road, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Fisher Girl, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zhuhai Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zhuhai itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Taishan to Zhuhai takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Zhuhai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Zhuhai

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Chimelong Ocean Kingdom ©
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum ©
Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum
Zhuhai Wanzai Seafood Street ©
Zhuhai Wanzai Seafood Street

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Shenzhen

Shenzhen ©
A fairly humble collection of farming and fishing villages and towns until 1979, you wouldn't guess as much when taking a tour of Shenzhen.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dongyong Beach and Xichong Beach. Get outdoors at Mission Hills Golf Club and Shenzhen Wild-life Zoo. Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Happy Valley of Shenzhen. Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at OCT East Shenzhen. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at COCO Park, get in on the family fun at China Folk Culture Village, stroll around Shenzhen Lianhuashan Park, and enjoy some diversion at Sea World.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Shenzhen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zhuhai to Shenzhen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or fly. In October in Shenzhen, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Huizhou.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
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Dongyong Beach ©
Dongyong Beach
China Folk Culture Village ©
China Folk Culture Village
COCO Park ©
COCO Park

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Huizhou

Huizhou ©
Huìzhōu is a city in southeast Guangdong Province, China. On the 18th (Thu), head off the coast to Huizhou Flower Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yuanmiao Taoist Temple, and then explore the activities along Huizhou West Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Huizhou planning website.

You can drive from Shenzhen to Huizhou in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Huizhou sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Renhua County.

Things to do in Huizhou

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Huizhou West Lake ©
Huizhou West Lake

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Renhua County

Renhua County ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): walk around China Redstone Park, examine the collection at Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Sex Culture Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Shuangfeng Village and then steep yourself in history at Biechuan Temple.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Renhua County trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Huizhou to Renhua County by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Renhua County

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark ©
Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark