13 kilometers; 13:20 - 5:30pm
On our award-winning Hidden Gems - Old to New Tour we take you off-the-beaten track and bring you deep into the heart of the city. An authentic experience bringing you from Old to New Guangzhou: from the traditional and historic neighborhoods, to the shiny skyscrapers of modern China. Visit historic buildings, greenways, an ancestral hall and wet market. Meet a famous kungfu master and mingle with the locals over a dance and game of hackysack in People's Park. Ride along the Pearl River and Ersha Island, and learn stories about the development and architecture of the Guangzhou's modern skyscrapers. Meet the friendly locals and experience the contrasts of contemporary urban China. Our professional and fun guides, small groups, a route almost entirely away from traffic and a slow pace of riding, will make this a great afternoon. Everything you need, from bike to water, and snacks to guide, is included and taken care of.
13:20 Meet at Happy Monk on Jianshe 5 Ma Lu in Taojin
13:25 Introduction and departure
13:40 Exploration of Zhongshan 3 area, with historic buildings and Mao Zedong's old school
14:15 Donghaochong Greenway public space project
14:30 Oujiaci Ancestral Hall
14:45 Kungfu Studio, demonstration of Wing Chun style kungfu
15:10 Wet Market, try snacks
15:40 People's Park, picnic and mingling with locals
16:20 Beijing Lu shopping streets
16:45 Pearl River and Ersha Island
17:10 Huacheng Plaza and Zhujiang New Town
17:30 Finish at Social&Co / Morgan's on Huajiu Lu
This tour is offered for 420 CNY/adult, 250 CNY/riding child and 150 CNY for children in bike seats. Included in the price is everything you need: bike, helmet, guide, water, drink and snacks. Tours can be booked for fixed dates (see the monthly schedule on the Home page), or for most other days with a minimum of 2 people. This tour could also be offered as a walking tour. For inquiries and reservations you may add Bram on WeChat at user ID bram_wechat (QR code above) or phone number (+86) 15626406926. You may also direct questions on email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full payment upfront is required through PayPal, WeChat Pay or AliPay. A reservation is not complete until paid!
Full refunds are provided when cancelling or changing the date more than 48 hours prior to departure. Cancellations between 24 and 48 hours before departure can claim a 50% refund. No refunds are provided for no-shows or cancellations within 24 hours of departure. We never cancel tours in case of rain, since it very rarely rains for more than 15 minutes.
We meet at Happy Monk on Jianshe 5 Ma Lu in Taojin. If you have any problems finding the place, you can contact us at 15626406926. We meet at 1:20pm and will depart, with or without you, at 1:35pm at the latest. We finish at Social&Co / Morgan's on Huajiu Lu in Zhujiang New Town. Several days before the tour you will be added to a WeChat group with all participants on the tour.