No. 7 Shimen National Forest Park (石门国家森林公园)
Much loved by locals, the ‘Arcadia of Guangzhou’, Shimen National Forest Park is famous not only for its flowers but also for its rare animals, such as beavers and pangolins. In spring, you can enjoy fields of oil seed rape, as well as peach and plum blossoms.
Flower of the season: Oil seed rape
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
Admission: RMB 40 per ticket
Add.: Northeast of Conghua District, Guangzhou
Bus: Take a bus from Tianhe Coach Terminal to Conghua Coach Terminal, then take a taxi to Shimen National Forest Park (about RMB 100);
Self-driving route: From Guangzhou → Airport Expressway → Jiebei Expressway → National Highway 105 → Conghua → Jiekou Town → National Forest Park.
No. 8 Trendsee Cherry Blossom Aulacese Park (天适樱花悠乐园)
Trendsee Cherry Blossom Aulacese Park is one of the largest cherry blossom parks in China. Thousands of cherry trees fill the park with colour. There are cherry blossom themed tourist routes, cherry blossom camps and a discovery park for children.
Flower of the season: cherry blossom
Opening hours: 9:00-17:30
Admission: RMB 60 per person
Add.: Xihe Village, Chengjiao Street, Conghua District, Guangzhou
Bus: Take a long-distance bus from one of the major passenger stations in Guangzhou to Conghua Bus Station. Then take Bus No. 6 to get to the park.
Self-driving route: Starting from downtown Guangzhou, Airport Expressway → Paijie Expressway → National Road No. 105 → the government building of Wenquan Town → Guoqiang Bee Farm → Xihe Village → the park.