60 days in Guangdong Itinerary

60 days in Guangdong Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shenzhen
— 11 nights
2
Huizhou
— 6 nights
3
Guangzhou
— 12 nights
4
Xinxing County
— 2 nights
5
Kaiping
— 3 nights
6
Zhuhai
— 7 nights
7
Meizhou
— 4 nights
8
Renhua County
— 3 nights
9
Shaoguan
— 4 nights
10
Ruyuan County
— 3 nights
11
Qingyuan
— 4 nights

11
nights
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.
Xianhu Botanical Garden (Shenzhen) and St.Anthony's Catholic Church of Shenzhen will appeal to history buffs. Head to Coastal City and Baoneng All City Shopping Mallfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Shenzhen side-trips: Dongguan (Shajiao Fort, Shuilianshan Forest Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Crane Lake Hakka Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Seafood Street, browse the different shops at Merchants Garden City Center, and make a trip to OCT Loft Creative Culture Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shenzhen trip planner.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Shenzhen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Phnom Penh, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Shenzhen, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Huizhou.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Dongguan
Highlights from your plan
Coastal City ©
Coastal City
Xianhu Botanical Garden (Shenzhen) ©
Xianhu Botanical Garden (Shenzhen)
Haiya Mega Mall ©
Haiya Mega Mall

6
nights
Huizhou

Huizhou ©
Huìzhōu is a city in southeast Guangdong Province, China. Get some historical perspective at Pinghai Ancient City and Luofu Mountain. You'll explore and learn at Heyuan Museum and Dinosaur Fossils Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huizhou: Heyuan Guishan Mountain (in Dongyuan County), Longmen County (Nankun National Forest Park, Huizhou Nankun Mountain Dragon Valley Drifting, &more) and Huidong County (Xunliaowan Vacation Village & Shuangyue Bay). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Huizhou West Lake and don't miss a visit to DongJiang ShangYe BuXingJie.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Huizhou route website.

Getting from Shenzhen to Huizhou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Huizhou

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Longmen County, Huidong County, Heyuan, Heyuan Guishan Mountain, Luofu Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Huizhou West Lake ©
Huizhou West Lake
Heyuan Museum ©
Heyuan Museum
Luofu Mountain ©
Luofu Mountain

12
nights
Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Step off the beaten path and head to Onelink International Plaza and Huaisheng Mosque. Liwan Museum and Humen Naval Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Guangzhou side-trips: Dongguan (Dongguan Exhibition Hall, Qifeng Park, &more) and Foshan (NOVA, Foshan Lingnan Tiandi, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Baomo Scenery, make a trip to Sun Yat-sen University, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and visit Tinho Town.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Guangzhou trip website.

Getting from Huizhou to Guangzhou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Xinxing County.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Foshan, Dongguan
Highlights from your plan
Onelink International Plaza ©
Onelink International Plaza
Baomo Scenery
Baomo Scenery
Huaisheng Mosque ©
Huaisheng Mosque

2
nights
Xinxing County

Xinxing County ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): Head underground at Panlong Cavern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Guo'en Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Yunfu Buda Cave. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Yuxi Three Caverns and then take in the dramatic natural features at Longgong Rock.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Xinxing County holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Guangzhou to Xinxing County takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kaiping.

Things to do in Xinxing County

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yangchun, Panlong Cavern
Highlights from your plan
Panlong Cavern ©
Panlong Cavern
Guo'en Temple ©
Guo'en Temple

3
nights
Kaiping

Kaiping ©
Kaiping, formerly romanized in Cantonese as Hoiping, is a county-level city in Guangdong Province, China. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kaiping Diaolou and Villages and Jinjiangli Village. Explore Kaiping's surroundings by going to Taishan (Mei's Grand Courtyard & Taishan Beifeng Mountain National Forest Park). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Jiangmen Zili Village Watch Tower, admire the striking features of Ma-Xianglong Towers Group, and make a trip to Chikan European Style Street.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kaiping online day trip planner.

You can drive from Xinxing County to Kaiping in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zhuhai.

Things to do in Kaiping

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taishan
Highlights from your plan
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages ©
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

7
nights
Zhuhai

Zhuhai ©
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.
Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum and the Tangs' Paradise will appeal to history buffs. Zhuhai Museum and Xiangshan Commercial Culture Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zhuhai: Zhongshan (Sunwen West Road Pedestrian Street, Zimaling Park, &more) and Jiangmen (Cha'an Temple, Baishuidai Park, &more). Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Zhuhai Imperial Hot Spring Resort, step off the mainland to explore Ye Li Dao, get to know the fascinating history of Baishi Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jintai Temple.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zhuhai driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Kaiping to Zhuhai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Meizhou.

Things to do in Zhuhai

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Zhongshan, Jiangmen
Highlights from your plan
Zhuhai Imperial Hot Spring Resort ©
Zhuhai Imperial Hot Spring Resort
Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum ©
Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum
Sunwen West Road Pedestrian Street
Sunwen West Road Pedestrian Street

4
nights
Meizhou

Meizhou ©
Meizhou is a prefecture-level city in eastern Guangdong province, China. Step off the beaten path and head to Hakka Museum of China and Thousand Buddhas Tower. Get some historical perspective at Lingguang Temple and Kaiyuan Temple. Explore Meizhou's surroundings by going to Mei County (Yinna Mountain & Meizhou Yannanfei Chatian Vacation Village), Chaozhou (Chaozhou Binjiang Gallery & Guangji Bridge) and Xingning (Shengguang Hill Tourist Area & Meizhou Shen'guang Mountain). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Yannanfei Tea Field.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Meizhou trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Zhuhai to Meizhou in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Renhua County.

Things to do in Meizhou

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mei County, Chaozhou, Xingning
Highlights from your plan
Hakka Museum of China ©
Hakka Museum of China
Kaiyuan Temple ©
Kaiyuan Temple
Lingguang Temple ©
Lingguang Temple

3
nights
Renhua County

Renhua County ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark and Shuangfeng Village. Get some historical perspective at Xianju Rock Taoist Temple and Biechuan Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Meiguan Pass of Nanxiong in Nanxiong (about 1h 25 min away).

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Renhua County trip planning site.

Getting from Meizhou to Renhua County by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shaoguan.

Things to do in Renhua County

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Meiguan Pass of Nanxiong
Highlights from your plan
Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark ©
Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Geopark

4
nights
Shaoguan

Shaoguan ©
Shaoguan is a prefecture-level city in northern Guangdong Province, China, bordering Hunan to the northwest and Jiangxi to the northeast. Step off the beaten path and head to Nanhua Buddhist Temple and Lotus Temple. Museum-lovers will appreciate Shaoguan Danxia Mountain Sex Culture Museum and Shaoguan Museum. Step out of Shaoguan to go to Yingde and see Xianqiao Underground River, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Shaoguan Forest Park. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Grace city Mall, take in the natural beauty of Caoxi Hot Spring, take in the awesome beauty at Shaoguan Lion Rock, and admire the striking features of Fengcai Building.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Shaoguan journey tool.

Traveling by car from Renhua County to Shaoguan takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Ruyuan County.

Things to do in Shaoguan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Xianqiao Underground River
Highlights from your plan
Nanhua Buddhist Temple ©
Nanhua Buddhist Temple
Fengcai Building ©
Fengcai Building

3
nights
Ruyuan County

Ruyuan County ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Yunmen Temple of Shaoguan and Bibei Yao Village. Step off the beaten path and head to Ruyuan Canyon and Shaoguan Guangdong First Peak. Venture out of the city with trips to Yangshan County (Yangshan Little Guilin & Shikengkong Scenic Resort) and Shaoguan Gufo Rock (in Lechang).

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ruyuan County trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Shaoguan to Ruyuan County takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Qingyuan.

Things to do in Ruyuan County

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yangshan County, Shaoguan Gufo Rock
Highlights from your plan
Yunmen Temple of Shaoguan ©
Yunmen Temple of Shaoguan

4
nights
Qingyuan

Qingyuan ©
Qingyuan, formerly romanized as Tsingyun, is a prefecture-level city in northern Guangdong, China, on the banks of the Bei or North River. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Qingyuan Huanglongxia Drifting and Qingyuan City Square. Get out of town with these interesting Qingyuan side-trips: Conghua (Shimen National Forest Park & Liuxi River Forest Park). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll around Guangzhong Back Yard, step aboard Xiaobeijiang Pleasure Boat of Qingyuan, take in the awesome beauty at Gulong Gorge, and walk around Jiangbin Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Qingyuan sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ruyuan County to Qingyuan in 3.5 hours. In May in Qingyuan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Qingyuan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Conghua, Qingyuan Xuanzhen Drifting
Highlights from your plan
Liuxi River Forest Park ©
Liuxi River Forest Park
Jiangbin Park ©
Jiangbin Park