GZ05: Guangzhou Day Trip to Kaiping Diaolou

Kaiping Diaolou Scenic Area
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  • Tour Style Private Tour
  • Departure Daily
  • Starting Time About 8:30 AM
This 1-day Guangzhou tour package will show you a village named Kaiping out of the city. In the morning, our guide will come to meet you at your hotel and then we will arrive at Kaiping Village in 2.5 hours private drive.

Our guide will accompany you to loiter around the Kaiping Diaolou Scenic Area, including Zili Village, Chikan Town and Liyuan Garden. There you can see various Diaolou (referring fortress in Chinese) built at the beginning of the 19th century and the surrounding villages, rice fields, bridges and streams setting off each other. In past times, these towers were constructed of 2-7 storeys and served as shelters when the flood came or strong fortresses against bandits' attack. 1,833 of them have been well remained to this day. Since Kaiping used to be the hometown of numerous overseas Chinese, buildings there combine the architectural features of both Chinese and western styles. Lunch is not included in the day tour.
Kaiping Village
Diaolou in White and grey Colors
After taking a lot of great photos, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Guangzhou and this one-day private Guangzhou tour to Kaiping will end here.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Tour Highlight
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
Kaiping Diaolou Scenic Area captures the heart of numerous visitors and shutterbugs at home and abroad with various fortresses integrating Chinese and western architectural styles. Seen from afar, they stand out from verdant mountain forests and some cast their reflections on clear streams at the foot. The idyllic scenery of Kaiping Village is worth clattering the shutter for. The most famous sight in the village is the Liyuan Garden. This villa was built in the early 20th century. You can find both elegance as a typical private garden of China and the magnificence like an ancient palace while wandering around the garden. Having absorbed some western features, the garden is also decorated with Greek columns, Italian terrazzo floors, fireplaces...

Our guide will also accompany you to the Zili Village which is famous for the joyful rural landscape. There is a wide rice field and you can see one or two grey fortress popping out from the ground from time to time. As well lotus pools and ponds dotted among the land are an increase in the attractiveness rating of the village. Chikan Ancient Town is another popular sight around Kaiping Village. It has been around for over 350 years and is now a bustling commercial block with shopping arcades on the ground floor of the exotic buildings.
You will see various fortresses in this Guangzhou day tour to Kaiping
Prices (US$ Per Person)
  • 1 person
    $330
  • 2 persons
    $189
  • 3 persons
    $156
  • 4 persons
    $149
  • 5 persons
    $149
  • 6 persons
    $104
  • 7 persons
    $104
  • 8 persons
    $104
  • 9 persons
    $104
  • 10+
    $90
Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
  • Meals
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