Shenzhen is located in the south part of Guangdong Province and to the south of the Tropic of Cancer, and also it is adjacent to Hong Kong and the Pearl River. Shenzhen is the earliest Special Economy Zone since 1978 and nowadays it becomes the largest port and the top tourist destination in Guangdong province. Shenzhen has a pleasant climate that always warm even in winter. Many notable tourist attractions are also boasts in the city. Some famous ones of them are Chinese Folk Culture Village, the Window of the World, Happy Valley, Splendid China, and Safari Park in Nanshan district, the Dameisha Promenade, Xiaomeisha Beach Resort in Yantian district, Chung Ying Street, Xianhu Lake Botanical Garden, and Minsk World. It is a nice city to visit in China.
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Chinatravelkey offers Shenzhen one day tour, 3 days Shenzhen tour, airport transfer and train station transfer.
Shenzhen Tour Routes of Chinatravelkey
Private Shenzhen Tour
SHZ-PO-01. Shenzhen 1
day private tour of Splendid China & Folk Culture Villages
SHZ-PO-02. Shenzhen 1 Day Tour of Mangrove Nature Reserve, Shenzhen Museum, Window of the World
SHZ-PO-03. Shenzhen Half Day Tour of Lotus Hill Park, Shenzhen Museum, Splendid China & Folk Culture Villages
SHZ-PO-04. Shenzhen 1 Day Tour of Nan AO Fish Village and OCT EAST-Tea Stream Valley
3 days private tour
Shenzhen Travel Service
train station transfer
Best Season of Shenzhen Tour
Shenzhen owns a subtropical marine climate, the weather is mild and with plentiful sunshine, it is similar with the weather in Guangzhou. Summer in Shenzhen is wet and hot, while in winter it is mild, sunny and not so cold, there is rainfall all year round for its geographical position. Theoretically speaking, the best time to visit Shenzhen would be October to February, but in fact, there are numerous travelers been to this all year round warm city in any month and any season. You can arrange your Shenzhen tour in any time available.
Clothes and other Staffs to Pack
Prepare sweater and light clothes for spring and autumn, long-sleeve shirt will be comfortable to wear in March. Wear any summer clothes such as shorts, shirts and skirts could be taken in summer, remember to take some sun protection for your trip during summer time, sunglasses, hats and sun block will be good choice.
Accommodation of Shenzhen Tour
Shenzhen owns more than 100 hundred hotels with splendid accommodation and high level customer service. Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen, Kapok Hotel, Royal Century Hotel are recommended. All the hotels include some budget hotels are completely facilitated and with elegant designation, guests will always feel at home and relax. It is recommended that visitors make reservation in advance in the tourist season.
Traffic: Shenzhen is located in south of China with convenient transportation all around the city. No matter on land and water, it enjoys broad transportation network for the travelers.
Ways to Get in Shenzhen: By air, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport offers more than 110 domestic services and 14 international services that connect Shenzhen to over 100 domestic and international cities and regions. You can take airplane to Shenzhen easily.
By train, Jingjiu Railway connects with Hong Kong and Jingguang (Beijing-Guangzhou) Railways in Shenzhen. Trains departing to many domestic cities, there are two railway stations in Shenzhen, which are Shenzhen Railway Station and Shenzhen West Railway Station.
By ship, there are 8 ports in Shenzhen like Yantian Port, Shekou Port and Chiwan Port. Passengers can take a ferry from Shenzhen to Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport, Kowloon, Macau and Zhuhai.
Internal Transport: City bus, subway and taxi are all available for your Shenzhen tour. There are five tourist lines for bus which connected to all the tourist attractions in Shenzhen. Subways are cheap and fast, and you can reach your destination without suffering the traffic jam. Taxis in Shenzhen, which are red, yellow or green, are plentiful on the streets. Green taxis are only available in the Special Economic Zone.
Shenzhen Tour Tips
Time: better avoid visiting Guangzhou in 1st May to 3rd May and 1st October to 7th October, during this national holiday period, it will be incredible crowd on street everywhere.
Food: Shenzhen cuisines are similar with Guangzhou, when you are enjoy you Shenzhen tour try to have morning tea and taste some delicious dim sum, Cantonese dishes could never be missed. Certainly, there have some other cuisines such as Sichuan dishes, Japanese cuisines and Thai food, etc. you can find whatever you like. Besides, various restaurants, café, tea house and snack bars are all available. Some special dishes I want to recommend is: Crystal Meat, Caoke and Longzai Rice.
Water: Tap water in the hotel could not be drink directly.
Shopping: Shenzhen offers tourists great shopping opportunities; you can find fashionable clothing, gorgeous jewelry, seafood, electrical appliance, digital products and furniture. They are all good and with reasonable price. There is something special fruit you can purchase: Jingui orange, sweet peaches and litchi.
·Here are some place recommend for shopping: Luohu commercial city, it is located in the Luohu district, with a seven-storey building you can find a large variety of inexpensive Chinese replicas of famous brand watches, clothes, shoes, electronics, handbags, etc.
Dongmen Shopping Street, it is a very popular local shopping destination in Shenzhen. You can find a large variety of items, including shoes, clothes, toys, watches, souvenirs, electronics, bubble tea, snacks, etc. Even if you are not going to buy anything, this is a great place to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Shenzhen.
Huaqiangbeilu Electronic Goods, it is said to have one of the largest collection of electronic retailers in Asia. There are eight electronic goods markets in this area, and the most famous is the SEG computer market with 72 floors, you can find everything from cutting-edge microchips to $10 imitation iPods.
Customs and Festivals: Shenzhen litchi festival between Jun 28 and Jul 8. It will be a pleasant trip to go sightseeing and taste the fresh litchi fruit. It is an annual festival in Shenzhen. As the most interesting and popular festival in the region, this festival has various activities themed with litchi and lots of local people will pick the ripe litchi together.
China Electronics Fair is the largest exhibition of information industry in China, it holds in April 9th to 11th in Shenzhen every year. It was first held in 1964 and you can see the obvious transition and development of electronics and information industry in China from here.
International University Sports Federation is held every two year in Shenzhen. It is an important sport event in Shenzhen and was first held in 1959.
Recreation in Shenzhen
Shenzhen is a prosperous city even at night; travelers have so many different choices to spend their nightlife here. You can enjoy some folk songs and dance or play some sports in the clubs.
There are two famous bar street in Shenzhen; they are Huaqiao Town and the Ocean World Sqare of Shekou District. Bars in Huaqiao Town are popular with young people and there are more foreigners in the Ocean World Sqare of Shekou District.
Here are some bars and café to recommend: Lao Dou Bar, Base Bar, Starbucks Café, Ming Tien Coffee Language and UBC Coffee.
Must-see Attractions of Shenzhen Tour
Splendid China: It is a miniature scenery park located at the gorgeous Shenzhen Bay. With the total area of 300000 square kilometers Splendid China is the largest and abundant miniature scenery part in outdoor scenes. The site in it was arranged according to the real position of Chinese map, and is a window of China for the foreigners to know more about Chinese culture and history. You can even finish all the sites in it within one day.
China Folk Culture Villages: Located at the west side of the Splendid China, China folk Cultural Village was founded in October, 1991. The total area of this scenic spot is 158000 square kilometers. It is a national style museum of 56 nationalities including 24 villages of 21 nationalities. You can experience living folk customs and glorious performances when you are in there, it could be considered as the soul of Chinese arts.
Window of the World: This scenic spot is located near to the China Folk Cultural Village. It integrates world wonders, historical relics, national scenes and folk performances and boasts the total area of 480000 square kilometers. Window of The World which contains 118 sight spots and has been divided into nine areas: World Square, the Area of Asia, the Area of Oceanic, the Area of Europe, the Area of Africa, the Area of America, the Area of Modern Science and Technology Entertainment, the World Sculpture Park and International Street. Besides, you can also taste various kinds of specialties from many countries.
Shenzhen Happy Valley: It is a fashionable theme park which attracted many young peoples in Shenzhen. There are nine theme sections in Shenzhen Happy Valley: Spanish Plaza, Cartoon City, Adventure Mountain, Gold Mine Town, Shangri-la Forest, Hurricane Bay, Sunshine Coast, Happy Time and Maya Water Park. More than 100 colorful games are suitable for both the young and the old.
Place to Start Shenzhen Tour
Our tour guide can pick up travelers from airport, t he train station, hotel or your apartment in Shenzhen.
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