From Phnom Penh To Guangzhou: Flights And Top Attractions
Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong province, is one of the most popular tourist areas in China which draws hundreds of thousands of travelers every year. The city is a bustling metropolis and the largest urban ancestral home of the Chinese people. Starting your trip in the Cambodian capital, you can book direct flights from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou to visit the largest city in the Pearl River Delta.
Getting from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou
Flights from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou cost 252 USD on average with flight duration of around 2 hours and 49 minutes. October is the time when you can easily find many cheap flights from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou.
Cambodia Angkor Air is among the leading airlines that frequently offers cheap flights from Cambodia. One of its current promotions for this route is cheap flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh (round trip) with only 600 CNY (equivalent to 90 USD), valid until 31 March 2018.
Top attractions in Guangzhou
With the English colony architecture and tree-lined avenues, Shamian Island is a laid-back area ideal for strolling among old European buildings or stopping at nearby restaurants and al fresco riverside bars for a meal or drink. Today, the European influences are not hard to find and evident in houses, stone Western-style mansions as well as churches, highlighted by the French Catholic Church on the main street of the island.
With a length of more than 2,000 kilometers, Pearl River is the third longest river in China. Although you can walk alongside the Pearl River and enjoy the beautiful water scenes during the day, an evening cruise is considered as one of the tourist highlights in Guangzhou. When night falls, the multicoloured dancing lights of buildings along the Pearl River provide an enchanting display while the bridges connecting the south and north banks look like fantastic rainbows spanning the river. Don’t miss the chance to admire these magnificent night scenes once you are in Guangzhou!
Canton Tower is the landmark of Guangzhou and one of the world's most spectacular new buildings. On the top of the tower, you can take the world’s highest horizontal Ferris wheel to enjoy the panoramic views of the whole city. Inside the tower are wonderful entertainment items, luxury restaurants with delicious dishes and several fine lookout platforms for taking photos.
White Cloud Mountain
White Cloud Mountain is one of the most famous spots of natural beauty in Guangzhou. When it is late spring or after rains, the summit of the mountain will be wreathed by white clouds, hence comes the name "Baiyun Mountain” (literally White Cloud Mountain). The whole scenic spot consists of seven tourist spots among which Yuntai Garden, located in Santailing Park, is a bright pearl in the crown of White Cloud Mountain which is filled with all kinds of blooms and trees.