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  2. Guangdong
  3. Guangzhou
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From Guangzhou: Mount Danxia and Nanhua Temple Full-Day

Product ID: 67808
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Experience the landscapes of Danxia Mountain and visit the Chinese Buddhist monastery of Nanhua Temple on a full-day tour from Guangzhou. Journey through Guangdong Province and marvel at the cultural and natural beauty of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from your hotel in Guangzhou.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Climb to the summit of Danxia Mountain
  • See the Buddha statues of Nanhua Temple
  • Get a look at the curious rock formation of Yang Yuan Stone
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your Guangzhou hotel at 07:00 and transfer with your guide to Guangzhou Nan Railway Station (Guangzhou South). Catch the bullet train to Shaoguan, about 1 hour's journey to the north.

Upon arrival in Shaoguan, travel to Danxia Mountain, declared part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of "China Danxia" in 2010. Climb to the summit of Zhanglao to experience the highest peak of Danxia Mountain, and get bird's eye views of the surrounding outcrops of the mountain range. Marvel at the curious rock formation of Yang Yuan Stone, ("Male/Father Stone") and its remarkable resemblance to a phallus.

After a quick snack, continue to the Buddhist monastery of Nanhua Temple. Known for its Buddha statues of Sakyamuni Buddha, Medicine Buddha and Amitabha in the Grand Hall. Enjoy a complimentary light lunch before returning to Shaoguan Railway Station to catch the bullet train back to Guangzhou, where on arrival a vehicle will take you back to your hotel.
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip bullet train ticket (second class)
  • Transportation by private vehicle in Shaoguan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Guangzhou
  • Light lunch
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Product ID: 67808