Top 10 rural travel itineraries in Guangzhou

Updated: Oct 16, 2018 Print
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Rural tourist destinations in Guangzhou received about 1 million visits during the first three days of the week-long National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7, including 370,100 visits from outside Guangdong province and 359,800 visits came from other parts of the province.

Data showed that 72.7 percent of the visitors were non-Guangzhou residents. 

The following is a list of the 10 most recommended rural itineraries in Guangzhou released by the city's tourism authority. The itineraries cover a wide range of themes, such as health, parent-child interaction, modern agriculture, local culture and history. 


A beautiful view of Baishuizhai Scenic Area in Zengcheng district. [Photo provided to]

10 suggested rural itineraries in Guangzhou 

1. Health tourism (Zengcheng district)

Route: Baishuizhai Scenic Area -- Sea of flowers at Erlong Mountain -- Huxin Island Scenic Area

Highlights:mountain scenery, beautiful lakes, flowers

2. Parent-child tour (Baiyun district)

Route: Maofeng Mountain -- Fenghua Park

Highlights: natural oxygen bar, modern agriculture

3. Flower and fruit tour (Conghua district)

Route: Xiangmi Mountain Ecological Orchard -- Liuxi River Congdu Wetland Park -- Mibu Greenway -- Xihe Town -- Xitang Town

Highlights: planting and breeding bases for flowers and fruits, rural landscape 

4. Agricultural ecology tour (Fanyu district)

Route: Daling Village -- Jiashuo Farm -- Seagull Island

Highlights: ancient village, modern planting and breeding 

5. Garden tour (Huadu district)

Route: Huashan Town -- Chencai Farm -- Vanilla World

Highlights: modern farm 

6. Waterway tour (Nansha district)

Route: Dongyong Water Town -- Yongle Farm -- Nansha Wetland Park

Highlights: water town

7. Maritime Silk Road cultural tour (Haizhu and Huangpu districts)

Route: Huangpu Ancient Temple (Nanhai Temple) -- ancient ports and villages in Huangpu district -- Xiaozhou Village

Highlights: culture and history 

8. Historical tour in ancient villages (Huangpu district)

Route: Shenjing Ancient Village -- Nanwan Water Town -- Fenggu Park and Liantang Village in Jiulong Town

Highlights: new perspective on ancient villages

9. Creative rural tour (Zengcheng district)

Route: 1978 Cultural and Creative Town -- Dapuwei Village -- Liantang Impression Ecological Tourism Resort

Highlights: modern creative industries based on agricultural civilization 

10. Tour of ancient postal routes (Conghua district)

Route: Qiangang Village -- Xitou Village -- Lianma Village

Highlights: demonstration section of the Southern Guangdong Ancient Postal Route project


Beautiful view of Nansha Wetland Park in Guangzhou. [Photo provided to]

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