7 days in Guangzhou & Shenzhen Itinerary

7 days in Guangzhou & Shenzhen Itinerary

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7 days in Guangzhou & Shenzhen Itinerary

Start: Shenzhen
train + subway:  2​h
1
Guangzhou
— 4 nights
subway + train:  2​h
2
Shenzhen
— 2 nights
End: Shenzhen

4
nights
Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King and Huangpu Ancient Village Museum. Head to Canton Fair Complex and Foshan Lingnan Tiandifor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Macau (Our Lady of Penha & St. Lawrence Church), Foshan (Xiqiao Mountain National Forest Park, Nanfeng Ancient Kiln, & more) and Kaiping Diaolou and Villages (in Kaiping). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Renshou Pagoda, take an in-depth tour of Panyu Science Palace, and stroll around Guangjiu Railway Memorial.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Guangzhou online trip itinerary maker .

Shenzhen to Guangzhou is an approximately 2-hour combination of train and subway. You can also take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Shenzhen in October since evenings lows in Guangzhou dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Foshan, Macau, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
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Our Lady of Penha ©
Our Lady of Penha
The Ancestral Temple ©
The Ancestral Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take a stroll through Tsim Sha Tsui and then browse the different shops at COCO Park. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Dialogue in the Dark Hong Kong and then take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shenzhen trip planner.

Do a combination of subway and train from Guangzhou to Shenzhen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Hong Kong
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Tsim Sha Tsui ©
Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong Maritime Museum ©
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
COCO Park ©
COCO Park

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