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Shaoguan Tour 4 Days

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Tour Code:        CT15GD04D20

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Destination:      Shaoguan

Duration:           04 Days 03 Nights

Arrival City:       Guangzhou

Departure City:  Guangzhou

Feature: Visits to Nanhua Temple, Danxia Mountain Geo National Park, Buddha Caverns, Feng Cai Temple

ITINERARY PROPOSAL:

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Day 1 Guangzhou-Shaoguan (D)   Train No. TBA

Meet at Guangzhou South Railway Station to take a high speed train from Guangzhou to Shaoguan (approximately 1 hour). Upon arrival, meet and proceed to visit the historical Nanhua Temple, a Buddhist monastery of the Chan School, one of Five Great Schools of Buddhism where Hui Neng, the Sixth Patriarch of the Chan School of Buddhism, once lived and taught.

Overnight in Shaoguan Hotel

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Day 2 Shaoguan (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, depart Shaoguan for a full day tour at Danxia Mountain Geo National Park accompanied by the guide in a private car. Today you have the chance to explore this beautiful site by a cable car ride, a hike and a river trip on the Jingjiang River to enjoy the breathtaking stone formations.

Located in the northeast of Shaoguan city in Guangdong Province, Danxia Mountain is called "Red Stone Park of China". Because of the brilliant red color, the red stone group covering a total area of 282 square miles is called "Danxia Mountain", meaning "red rays of the sun" in Chinese word. Formed of the red sandy rock, Danxia Mountain area is characterized by the red steep cliffs with precipitous landform of even peak, sheer body and flat valleys. In geography, it is also the name place of "Danxia Landform", which refers to the sort of landform similar to the Danxia Mountain.

This morning, we first visit the Yangyuan Mountain Scenic Area, where you can see the iconic Yangyuan Stone, named as it looks like a male genital. It is 28 meters high and 7 meters in diameter, and is famed as the "First Marvelous Stone in the World". Then take a 30-min boat ride along JingJiang River and enjoy the pretty idyllic sceneries and many other beauties for example the Elephants Crossing River, the Golden Turtle in Worship, the Monster Seized in Six Fingers, the Sister Peak, the Tea-Pot Peak and the Goddess of Mercy Sending a Baby.

After lunch, we continue to visit the Zhanglao Peak Scenic Area in the afternoon. Enjoy a cable car ride to the peak level, where is a good place to fully enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Danxia Mountain. Climb the Red Ladder and Iron Chain down to the middle level - Biechuan Temple view level, contains the Mandarin Duck Tree and the Biechuan Temple famous as one of the top ten Buddhist Temples in Guangdong and Guangxi areas. Then finally end at the carven temple in Jinshiyan Cliff built in the North Song Dynasty, the Mengjue Pass, the Chameleon-scale Rock and 100 Zhangs Gorge in the lower level.

Overnight in Danxia Hotel

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Day 3 Shaoguan (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, transfer to visit Buddha Caverns. Ancient Buddha Cave is a brilliant cave featuring Buddha or God shape stone pillars; ancient people even built a temple just at the entrance of the cave, so the cave deserves its name. After lunch, drive back to Shaoguan city and visit the Feng Cai Temple, which is built since the Ming Dynasty. You can spend your free time in the Walking Street and hunt for some souvenirs.

Overnight in Shaoguan Hotel

Feng Cai Temple

Day 4 Shaoguan-Guangzhou  (B)  Train No. TBA

08:00 Enjoy hotel breakfast, free & easy until transfer to Shaoguan Railway Station for morning high speed train back to Guangzhou.

End of service after arriving Guangzhou South Railway Station.

Buddha Caverns3 Nanhua Temple4 Nanhua Temple6 Danxia Mountain(Yangyuan Stone)-6

QUOTATION: (Based on per pax in US dollars $)

                                           Group Size

Tour Class

2 Pax 3-5 Pax 6-9 Pax 10 Pax & Above
3 Star Hotel Twin/Double Occupancy $998 $780 $585 $428
Single Room Supplement $78 $78 $78 $68

Quotation includes:
  • 03 nights 3* star or equivalent hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • 02 China domestic train ticket (Guangzhou-Shaoguan-Guangzhou @ 2nd Class)
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary (ONLY main gate)
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary: Chinese food at local restaurants
  • (B=Hotel Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Air-conditioned tour coach transfer and sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary
  • China inbound tour accident insurance
  • Service charge and government taxes.
Quotation excludes:
  • Visa fee
  • Entry & exit China international airfare
  • China domestic flight with airport tax and fuel fee
  • Hotel room single supplement
  • Extra luggage fee
  • Traveler insurance
  • Optional activities fee
  • Personal expense such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, etc.
  • Services not mentioned above
  • TIPPING to guide and driver

HOTEL ARRANGEMENT: (Subject to it's availability)

3* Star Hotel 

Shaoguan @ Huizhan Hotel or Yishan Business Hotel  or similar

Danxia @ Danxia Mountain Hongjinwan HotSpring Hotel or Danxia Mountain HotSpring Holiday Resort or similar


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