Many of the elegant churches, villas and mansions on the former foreign enclave of Shamian Island have been restored, and you'll find hidden among Guangzhou's back lanes some lovely old residences, temples and gardens that haven't been touched in generations.
Travel Dates: 5 January 2018 -31 January 2018.
Choose from our range of Guangzhou holiday packages below that each include your flights, accommodation, and often special bonuses like tours and free upgrades. If you can't find the package you're looking for, contact one of our friendly consultants on 4008 810 325 and don't forget to ask about customising a package to suit your needs.
Guangzhou Airport (CAN)
Flights from Shanghai to Guangzhou will disembark at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) is China's 2nd busiest and the world's 19th busiest airport, as at 2011. The airport is the main hub of China Southern Airlines and inherited the airport code CAN from the old airport, reflecting Guangzhou's former romanization Canton.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Book your Guangzhou Airport accommodation.
Airlines that fly to Guangzhou
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Guangzhou from Shanghai include:
- Air China
- China Southern Airlines
- Shanghai Airlines
For more information on Guangzhou holidays check out our Guangzhou travel guide.
Amongst the glistening high rises and seemingly inescapable bustle of Guangzhou lie numerous traditional buildings and immaculate gardens in which to find reprieve. One of these inner city escapes is Yuexiu Park, a 212-acre sanctuary consisting of lakes, cultural relics and colourful gardens. Spend a couple of hours exploring this peaceful oasis.
After a morning of sightseeing, what better way to relax than by sampling Guangzhou's world-famous cuisine. The city is home to an irresistible array of dining options, from some of China's best traditional Cantonese meals to tasty dim sum delights, and a few local specialities. There are also numerous French, Indian, Turkish and other international cuisines on offer throughout the city. Stroll along one of Guangzhou's famous food streets like Shangxiajiu Street or Beijing Road.
No trip to Guangzhou is complete without experiencing the Chime-Long Circus. This captivating 90 minute show has a distinct Cirque du Soleil feel and features all sorts of acrobatic feats, dazzling visual effects and death-defying performances.