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Guangzhou Day Trip from Hong Kong with Giant Panda Encounter

By Tour East Hong Kong


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  • Guided exploration of Guangzhou's must-see sights

  • Up-close encounter with China's giant panda at Shenzhen Zoo

  • Exhibit of the Qin dynasty's “Terracotta Warriors & Horses”

  • Visits to 6 Banyan Tree Temple & Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

  • Sumptuous traditional Chinese lunch to sate your appetite

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Guangzhou

  • What's included

    Admission fees to Shenzhen Safari Park

  • What's included

    Traditional Chinese lunch

  • What's included

    China group visa

  • What's included

    One-way catamaran cruise from Hong Kong to Shekou

  • What's included

    One-way express train ticket from Guangzhou to Hong Kong

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from selected Hong Kong hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Drinks and snacks

Know Before You Book

  • At least 6 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • You must send a copy of your passport to Tour East Hong Kong at least 5 days before your travel date to purchase the China group visa(s). The China group visa is not valid if you hold your own China visa. Your reservation may be cancelled if your passport is not received in time.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Hong Kong hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Explore Hong Kong's neighbouring cities of Shenzhen, Shekou and Guangzhou on this full-day tour. Encounter China's giant panda up close, discover the ancient Qin dynasty's terracotta warriors, and visit popular temples, memorials, and landmarks in Guangzhou.

After pick-up in the morning from your hotel, arrive at Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal for a 50-minute catamaran cruise to mainland China. As you cruise, breathe in the refreshing sea air and take in the picturesque ocean views.

Upon arrival at Shekou port, make your way to Shenzhen Zoo by coach. Take a can't-miss opportunity to get up-close and personal with China's national treasure, the giant panda.

Next, see a display of life-size terracotta figures and horses that were unearthed in Xi'an. At this exhibition learn the fascinating history behind the Terracotta Army.

Continue on to Guangzhou and break for a delicious local lunch before your sightseeing tour of China's third-largest city. Visit the 6 Banyan Tree Temple, an ancient Buddhist site built in 537 AD during the Liang dynasty. Then stop by the Memorial Hall of Dr Sun Yat-sen, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China.

Later in the afternoon, transfer to the Guangzhou train station, where you board the express train back to Hong Kong.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Guangzhou

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hong Kong Island (Hotel Pickup)
    • 281 Gloucester Road
    • Hong Kong Hong Kong Island
    • Kowloon (Hotel Pickup)
    • 19-21 Nathan Road
    • Kowloon Kowloon

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