Shaoguan Vacation Packages
From Shaoguan, the major city of Dongguan is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the south.
The area around Shaoguan is crisscrossed with cultural and natural attractions, from perennial tourist favourites to lesser known nooks and crannies.
This area is known for its fine fortresses; these are often portals into the area's colorful past.
When the weather is fine, enjoy the region's alluring waterways. Swimming and surfing are just two of the most popular ways to get wet here. Learn from the knowledge of the locals with your pick of culinary tours and city walking tours.
Get a taste of the tastes in China by trying local food and drinks. Chicken as well as oyster sauce are commonly used as features in local dishes here. Don't wrap up your time in the area without checking out soy sauce chicken and also tea-smoked duck.
Whether you're taking the most popular route or taking the path less trodden, understanding a few useful Mandarin phrases will serve you well. "Nǐ yào bú yào gēn wǒ tiàowǔ" ("Would you like todance with me?") is a handy phrase to remember. "Zhèiwèi xiānsheng huì qīngdān" ("This gentleman/lady will pay for everything") is another good phrase.
When it's time to leave, say a fond Zàijiàn (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the spots you've been.