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Shenzhen Culture Tour and Entrance to China Folk Culture Villages – From Hong Kong

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the rich folk cultures of China during your visit to Shenzhen from Hong Kong
  • Visit three main exhibitions and learn about Chinese history
  • Get acquainted with the lifestyles of 56 Chinese ethnic groups at the China Folk Culture Village
  • Savour either a Dim Sum lunch or a traditional Indian lunch
  • The tour will be led by an expert guide
  • Includes hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    13 hours approx.

    Start time

    Hotel pick up between 7:10am and 8:00am

    Meeting Point

    Selected hotels in Hong Kong
    (Please advise your hotel details to arrange hotel pick-up)

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Learn about the different Chinese folk cultures in the modern city of Shenzhen with this cultural tour from Hong Kong. The guided Shenzhen tour will take you to three major museum exhibits depicting the culture and history of China. The tour also includes a visit to the China Folk Culture Village consisting of 56 houses, each representing one of the 56 ethnic groups in China.

    Tickle your taste buds as your choose between a Dim Sum lunch at the famous Shangri-la Hotel and traditional Indian cuisine at a famous Indian restaurant in Shenzhen.

    You will travel from Hong Kong to Shenzhen in a train and a guide will be with you at all times.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Hong Kong in an air-conditioned coach and taken to the MTR station from where you will take the train to neighbouring Shenzhen.

    At Shenzhen, you will visit the three museums and exhibition that will entertain as well as give you fascinating insights about China and its place in the world. You will visit the following Shenzhen attractions:

    Shenzhen Museum of History & Folk Centre: Opened in 2008, the museum hosts exhibits hold significant pieces of Chinese history including jade burial suits, bronzes from the Shu Kingdom and the Shang Dynasty. Learn about the development of Shenzhen and see over 20,000 pieces of cultural relics housed in the museum.

    The Exhibition of Shenzhen Folk Culture: Explore the folk culture of ancient Shenzhen residents, mainly the Cantonese and Hakka community.

    Modern Shenzhen Exhibition: Learn about most significant events from Shenzhen’s rich historical past, spanning from the Kowloon sea-base battle in 1839 to the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949.

    You will also visit the China Folk Culture Villages which depict the cultures and heritage of the 56 ethnic groups of China. Learn about the traditions, arts and rituals of the tribes through their local culture, fashion, habits, religious affinity, languages and food.

    During the course of the tour, choose your choice of lunch from either a Dim Sum lunch at the world famous Shangri-la Hotel, or, an Indian lunch at a traditional Indian restaurant in Shenzhen.

    At the end of the tour, you will take a train back to Hong Kong and be dropped off to your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel transfers
    • Round-trip train tickets
    • Transport in an air-conditioned sightseeing coach
    • Guide
    • Dim Sum or Indian lunch (as per option chosen)
    • Entrances


    • Admissions to exhibits other than mentioned
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all details.

    Itinerary may be changed subject to actual traffic condition.

    Please bring along passport and return air ticket for immigration. For guest who have individual China visa, please inform reservation staff. China immigration authority will first utilize the individual visa even if you are on the group visa list.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions that you may have.