The result could have been even better for the visitors, who held a two-goal lead thanks to Dario Conca (20) and Xuri Zhao (53).
But Zlatan Muslimovic pulled one back for Guizhou after 65 minutes, with an own goal from Elkeson 11 minutes from time ensuring the points were shared.
Guangzhou continue to dominate the table, though, and hold a 14-point advantage over nearest challengers Shandong Luneng.
Wuhan Zall, who prop up the standings, suffered a 3-0 defeat at Dalian Aerbin.
Yu Dabao opened the scoring for the home side after 18 minutes, with further goals from Seydou Keita (59) and Sun Bo (90) wrapping up the win which leaves Wuhan three points adrift.