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Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.
Take in spectacular views of Guilin while enjoying a scenic Li river cruise to get close touch with the marvelous views of the surrounding limestone mountains.
Hike up the Longji Rice Terraced Fields, meet the ethnic people dressed in national costumes, and try bamboo tube rice,local oil tea and rice wine.
Explore the famous "Yangshuo Ten-Mile Gallery" by bike or electric motorbike to see the stunning view of countryside and get a glimpse of local life.
You will find Guilin Rice Noodles Shop every 100m within Guilin city area. If you visit Guilin without trying it, then you have not yet been to a real Guilin.
The following itinerary is for your inspiration. Our experts will customize your own tour according to your interests, schedules, hotel tastes and budget. All can be tailor-made!
- Extend/cut down length
- Adjust activities to your interests
- Change a hotel
- Everything you want
Day 1 - Arrive in Guilin
Nin Hao! Welcome to Guilin, one of China's top attractive destinations, has long been renowned for its unique scenery. We meet you at Liangjian international airport and transfer you to your hotel. Free at leisure or arrange your time on your own. It is a good choice to see the night scenery in Guilin.
Day 2 - Guilin City Tour
After breakfast, pay a visit the Elephant Trunk Hill. The hill resembles a huge elephant standing on the bank of the river, sucking up water with its long trunk. The trunk is particularly striking and lifelike when viewed either nearby or afar. A circular foot cave called Shui Yue Dong (Moon-In-the Water Cave) separates the trunk and the body. A 3-story Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D) brick pagoda rises from the top of hill.
Continue your tour to Fubo Hill, which is about 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) from Elephant Trunk Hill, half of it stands in the river and the other half of it on land. On the top of the hill, it offers a lovely view of the town.
Your last stop is the Reed Flute Cave. Aside ten minutes' drive (half hour bike ride) from downtown, the cave is one of the largest known examples of what each tropical karst cone conceals within it. The script writers and set designers for Star Trek would have a field day in this cavernous underground stalactite/stalagmite maze-style theater. The dropping water is rich and the dripstones are not only in various types but also in big size, displaying a wonderful cave world. This cave was called "The Art Gallery of Mother Nature". Colored fluorescent lights which cast shadows and illuminate shapes of imaginary animals, fruits and vegetables complete the unworldly effect.
“If you visit Guilin without trying its rice noodles, then you have not yet been to a real Guilin.” This famous and popular local rice noodls with its fragrant, mellow, and cheap price, always consumed as breakfast, lunch, or dinner by local people. You can find it in Guilin city area or other towns within every 100m. If you want to have a try, our guide will escort you to one of the most famous shop.
Day 3 - Scenic Li River cruise to Yangshuo
Today, you will have a relaxing cruise about 4 hours along the stunning beautiful and tranquil Li River towards Yangshuo, a smart small town. Take in spectacular views of the river while enjoying the marvelous views of the surrounding limestone mountains that have inspired artists and poets for centuries. The Gorgeous karst peaks will surprise you at each band of the limpid river under the blue sky.
In the afternoon,free at leisure to explore the old town after check-in your hotel.
If you want to have an in-depth explore of Yangshuo, spend your afternoon to enjoy a bamboo rafting on Yulong River is recommended. Locals paddle the raft on the silky water, you can hear the birds singing and river flowing, feel that you are far from the city crowds. If the raftsman in good mood, he may sing local songs for you along the river.
To complete your impression of Yangshuo, a unique outdoor night show - Impression Sanjie Liu is recommended after your dinner. Using the setting of the Li River as its stage and the mist-shrouded karst hills as its backdrop, this show equipped with the world’s largest natural theater. Enjoy whatever weather the evening may bring!
Day 4 - Ten-Mile Gallery in Yangshuo and Transfer to Longsheng
Enjoy your leisure morning. You can explore the famous "Ten-Mile Gallery" by bike or electric motorbike (own expense) to see the stunning view of countryside and get a glimpse of local life.
As the name implies, "Ten-Mile Gallery" is a picturesque road stretching from the Yangshuo town area to Moon Hill, endowed with rolling hills, endless fields, idyllic villages and clear rivers on both sides. The beautiful scenery all the way makes you feel like you are travelling in a painting. The road is not too long and in good condition, most visitors choose to travel by bike so that they can stop every now and then to enjoy the roadside landscape and take photos.
Afternoon check out from hotel,your private guide will escort you to Longshen,which is about 3 hours ride from Yangshuo.Upon arrival,check in and enjoy the rest of your day.
Longsheng is famous for it Longji Rice Terraced Fields, which known as the most amazing terrace in China. Construction of the terraces began in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when construction was completed. "Where there is soil, there is a terrace", it now covers an area of 66 square kilometers.
Hotels in Longsheng are built in the mountain, any cars are unable to access. If your luggage is big and not able to get to your hotel, our guide will help you find a shop to keep your luggage or he can also rent a porter (local Yao lady with basket) for you.
Day 5 - Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Back to Guilin
This morning you will have the opportunity to hike up the beautiful Longji rice terrace, and meet the ethnic people who are dressed in their national costumes. The minority people here has their own way to make food, they will use bamboo tube to cook rice,use local tea leafs to make oil tea and use local rice to brew rice wine. You can walk around the terrace field to see how locals working in the fields or just sit at the terrace of your hotel to breathe in the fresh air.
After enjoy an authentic lunch,we will escort you back to Guilin airport for your onward flight.
- 2 Nights in Guilin
- 1 Night in Yangshuo
- 1 Night in Longsheng
Just 10-minute walk from the city centre
Surrounded by beautiful night view
Only 900 m from Yangshuo West Street
16 minutes' drive from Darongshu Scenic Spot
Yueliangshan Scenic Area is 19 minutes' drive away
Impression Liu Sanjie is 2.2 km away
Closed to the famous viewing spot-"The Seven Stars With Moon"
Traditional Zhuang style building
Keep local architectural features and is decorated with solid wood
2 dining rooms offer authentic food and home-made wine
One DIY kitchen open to guests who want to cook themselves or to learn Chinese cuisine from our chef
Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)
Well screened Hotels
Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.
Super nice location
Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space
No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
24/7 helpline while you are travelling
All excursions specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees specified in the itinerary
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