Explore the highlights of traditional Lingnan water villages in China and immerse yourself in the lifestyle and rich artistic atmosphere.
The history and culture of the old port of Huangpu of Guangzhou
Traditional Chinese Lingnan Architecture
Authentic local lifestyle from Guangzhou
The Lingnan water village with original arts in China
The two idyllic villages of Huangpu Ancient Port Village and Ancient Xiaozhou Village on the outskirts of Guangzhou are considered hidden treasures for travellers.
At 09:00 you will be picked up at the hotel and taken to Huangpu Ancient Port Village. Guangzhou has been one of China's most important foreign trade ports since ancient times, with the old port of Huangpu being the most important foreign trade port in Guangzhou since the Song Dynasty (960~1279). It is a testimony of the prosperity and heyday of Guangzhou's Marine Silk Road.
Behind the old port of Huangpu lies the village of Huangpu, most buildings were built in the Qing Dynasty and are now well preserved in their original forms. With rich historical and cultural relics and remains such as the old port, alleys and temples, ancient residences of Lingnan architecture, beautiful landscapes and local snacks, Huangpu Ancient Port Village is ready to tell you the legends of Guangzhou.
At 13:00 we continue to the old village of Xiaozhou. In this old village you can escape the hustle and bustle and experience the true Guangzhou lifestyle. The original alleys with art shops on both sides, the old fountains, bridges and banyan trees of centuries and the traditional houses as well as the rare food reflect a lively picture of the water village Lingnan in China.
• Private English-speaking guide.
• Drinks, Lunch and dinner.
• Taxi and Metro fees, if any.
• Car rental and private driver (if needed).
Your hotel lobby in downtown Guangzhou.
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