Is Guangzhou Expensive?

Is Guangzhou expensive to visit?

Guangzhou is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $89. Compared to the rest of Asia, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in Asia for its travel costs, comparable to places like Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and Nagoya.



Guangzhou, China

How expensive is Guangzhou?

The average cost of traveling to Guangzhou can vary widely based on many factors, but our calculations based on previous travlers show that the average daily cost is $89 (U.S. Dollars). Your travel style, accommodation preferences, dining choices, and trip duration can alter your individual budget, as you can find a wide array of accommodation, food, and entertainment options available for your visit. Sticking to mid-range hotels, affordable restaurants, and public transit when available can keep your costs close to this calculated average. See more travel costs for Guangzhou here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Guangzhou?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a weekend trip to Guangzhou will cost around $266 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a weekend trip would cost $532.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Guangzhou?

On average, a one week trip to Guangzhou costs about $620 per person. This is based on the previous expenses of actual travelers, and includes accommodation, food, activities, local transportation, and more. For two people, a one week trip costs $1,240.

Is it expensive to backpack in Guangzhou?

Guangzhou is a fairly common backpacker destination with more than 9 hostels in the area. Dorm beds in hostels average about $11 per night. (See hostel prices in Guangzhou here.) Keep in mind that you'll find a wide range in prices here, too. The most expensive beds are priced around $19 and the cheapest around $7 per night.

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Guangzhou?

Activities and things to do in Guangzhou can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $18 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is more than the country's average of $17.

    • Guangzhou Pearl River Night Cruise and Canton Tower Private Tour: $140
    • Seven Star Crags Karst Cave Mirror Lake Bird Islands Private Tour: $220
    • UNESCO Watchtowers Heritage and Ancient Villages Private Tour: $300
    • Private Tour to Gulong Canyon with Glass Bridge and Water Falls from Guangzhou : $179
    • Big Buddha Mountain Martial Art Culture Countryside Private Tour: $220
    • Guangzhou Private Tour for AI Robot Auto Drive Bus and More : $180
    • Private Flexible Guangzhou Layover Tour of Old and New Highlights: $153
    • Discovery more Guangzhou evening foodie tour with locals : $65

    Is food expensive in Guangzhou?

    Food in Guangzhou can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $19 on food per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $23. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    • Private Guangzhou Food Tour Michelin Restaurant&Local Food Market: $180
    • Guangzhou Evening Food Tour Through Local Neighborhood: $65
    • Private Guangzhou Night Tour VIP Cruise and Dim-Sum Dinner Option: $146
    • Private Guangzhou Night Tour with Canton Tower and Dim-Sum Dinner: $176
    • Guangzhou walking tour with dimsum dinner&Zhujiang river cruise: $100
    • Private Guangzhou Food Tour Yumcha and Local Food Market Explore: $180

    Is transportation expensive in Guangzhou?

    Local transportation in Guangzhou can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $14 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $16. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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    We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



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