Guangzhou Travel Guide

Discover Guangzhou Self Guided Book is written by Janvi Tours, formerly Guangzhou Private Tour Guide Janvi or Guangzhou Tour Guide Janvi

Written by J. C.
Published August 2018

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Guangzhou Night Tours

This Guangzhou night tours is designed for those who attend the Canton Fair, or business travelers who work during the day, as well as those layover passenger who transit in Guangzhou in the evening.

Itinerary of Guangzhou Night Tours

This Guangzhou night tours starts at your downtown hotel at 18:00 and ends at about 21:30. You will be guided by our private guide to the New Lichee Bay, Shangxiajiu or Beijing Road pedestrian street, the New CBD - The Square of Flower City. The evening tour is all about night views, historical sites, local food, and drinks. You will experience the real local nightlife, see another side of the ancient commercial city, and taste the most authentic local food.

Guangzhou Night Tours | Guangzhou Evening Tour - New Lichee Bay Guangzhou Night Tours | Guangzhou Evening Tour - Shangxiajiu pedestrian street

After meeting you at the hotel, we will be heading to a few alleys in the traditional dwelling neighborhood, you will get a general idea of the old Canton. If you meet us at the downtown metro station, you will have the opportunity to visit the local food market and learn what the locals generally buy for their dinners.

Next, we will visit the New Lichee Bay, experience the real local nightlife in the park, and then we will have Dim Sum as dinner in a traditional restaurant. After dinner, we will visit one of the Guangzhou popular pedestrian streets and try some delicious snacks over there.

Guangzhou Night Tours | Guangzhou Evening Tour - Canton Tower

As the city slows down, our tour guides will take you to the Square of Flower City. If you have participated in our Sai Kwan Walking Tour, you will see the huge differences between the olds and the news, the traditional and modern of the city. In this way, you can also get to see how China has been developed for the past 30 years. You will be seeing the new landmarks in Guangzhou, Canton Tower in Haixinsha Asia Games Park, as well as Guangdong Museum, New Guangzhou Library, and CBD office buildings. If lucky enough, you will see the music fountain gushing into the sky from the square.

After the night tours, we will help you get a taxi and ask the taxi driver to drop you off at your hotel. For the tourist who only wants to go for the Pearl River Night Cruise or Chime-long International Circus, we also provide ticket arrangement and hotel pick-up and drop off service, please consult us for details.

Highlights of Guangzhou Night Tours

  • Explore the backstreets and Old Canton, A truly important part of Guangzhou life.
  • Explore a street markets, park and traditional architectures;
  • Experience the modern life in Guangzhou and see the development of the city;
  • Tasting traditional and delicious local snacks and Dim Sum in tea house;

Type of Tour: Private Tour -- Just for you and your travel mates

Tour Departure Date: Available year round on request

Duration: Approx. 3.5 hours


1 Guest 2  Guests 3 ~ 4 Guests 5 Guests & above
USD $70 USD $90 USD $110 Price available upon request
  • The price is the total amount for your group and not per-person charge. We can provide you a receipt for the payment of the tour for your tax records or expense reimbursement, please let us know in advance if receipt is needed.

Tour Starting Time: 7 pm;

Walking Distance: Approx. 4 km (2.4 mi)

What's Included:
1. Meet at greet at downtown hotel;
2. Unique souvenir produced by us;

What's NOT Included:
1. Public transportation fee;
2. Personal expenses;
3. Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program;

Who May Attend
We highly recommend this tour to anybody visiting Guangzhou for the first time. This experience is not recommended for young children or people who find it difficult to walk for long periods of time. We are also able to provide a driver and a vehicle minus the amount of walking distance.

Private Tour
This tour can be mixed with a variety of local food. We will have chances to try the Yum Cha & Dim Sum, bamboo-pressed noodles, Double Layer Steamed Milk and other Cantonese style desserts, Cantonese style salty pancake and multi-layer Chinese pancake along the journey. To keep your tour cost low, we have not included entrance fees, food, drink and transport in your tour price, they are usually very reasonable, so that you have more option according to your needs and budget. Please cover our expenditure on the tour (tickets, meals, transports, etc). However, these will be minimal. Based on our experience, except for the transportation fee between hotel and tour starting point. Usually, the additional costs as follows:

  1. Dim Sum at local tea house, it costs around CNY¥35 per head;
  2. Double Layer Steamed Milk, it costs around CNY¥16 per head;

Booking Process
To complete your Guangzhou Private Tour booking, a 30%~50% deposit is required via Paypal or telegraphic transfer after we set the tour date and tour duration with you. We will send you a PayPal invoice, you will have the option to use your credit cards or deposit card to complete the payment process (even if you are not a PayPal account holder). Note: A 4.7%~5.79% Paypal transaction fees will be charged on the total amount of the transaction when the deposit is made by Paypal. Once payment is made, the booking of your Guangzhou Private Night Tours is confirmed. The remaining balance is payable in cash only on tour day with us, you can pay in either U.S. Dollar or Chinese Yuan, whatever is convenient for you. We prefer U.S. Dollars without any damage and stain, otherwise please provide Chinese Yuan.

Covered Areas For Meeting Up and Greeting
Please note that hotels located in the area longer than 40 minutes by public transport from Beijing Road metro station (Subject to the Google map) will incur USD$20 extra for meeting up charge; No extra charge if meet at tour starting point (Beijing Lu metro station); No meet up service if hotel located in Nansha District, Conghua District and Zengcheng District. We would recommend that you book your hotel in the downtown areas (Yuexiu district, Liwan district, Haizhu district and Tianhe district). Meet up service only goes with the tour without stoppage time. We don't provide return service, but we will help you call a taxi and ask the driver to send you back to your hotel.