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Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

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Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

(1) My family will be visiting shantou in Sep 2010 on a free and easy trip, would appreciate recommendation on contacts for local tour guide / taxi driver to bring us around. I would like to book the tour guide / taxi driver in advance.

(2) Is it recommended to spend a night at Nan-ao island?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi I am going there too this dec appreciate any useful info that you can provide.

Going there to check out my Teochew roots:)

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2. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi, just returned from my second Shantou trip. You may contact Mr Ng (Huang in Mandarin) at 135-02764891. His current charges as of November, 2010 is 800 yuan for a 6-7 hours Buick 7 seater car. Mr Ng can drive you to Teochew city (slightly more than an hour's ride from Shantou). And along the way, ask him to stop by Tan Cui Hwang old house, a former rich Thai Chinese's sprawling bungalow house! Enjoy!

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3. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi JChua,

Thanks very much!

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4. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi .....can the taxi/tour guide speak english? This would be great for me because I live in Shantou and my Chinese is almost nil.

Thanks

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5. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi

Thanks for the taxi driver recommendation. Will be going to shantou for the first time and will be staying for 4 nights. Any recommended places to go or itinerary to share.

Many thanks

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6. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Chaozhou City (潮州) will be god place for a day trip. It is about 1 hr away from Shantou.

Another interesting place for a day trip also about 1 hr from Shantou is the newly built Jieyang City (揭阳)People square. You can't miss it is huge and right in the middle of the City. It is really beautiful is best visited at dusk and wait for the sun to set and the whole place will be lighted like a fairy land.

If you can speak a little Teochew be sure to try out the steet food at Shantou.

Cheers

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7. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Family is thinking of going shantou end of this year. Chanced upon this thread and was thinking if there is any good tour guide/taxi driver to recommend which anyone have used? Appreciate the help!! :)

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8. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

So Violettrain did you get Mr Huang Driver services recommended by JChua?

Do we need to pay meals for the driver?

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9. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hi all,

Anyone engaged the guide before and has updated reviews to share?

Thank you!!

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10. Re: Any good tour guide / Taxi driver to recommend????

Hello - any feedback from those who used a private driver/guide in Shantou? We need a private driver for 1 1/2 days to Chaoyang District, Shantou. Thank you!!!

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