China travel map - Guilin + Yangtze Cruise Combo

Explore the natural scenery in Guilin & Yangshuo areas by cruise, bamboo rafting & some leisure walking. Fly to Chongqing then board the Yangtze cruise ship for the majestic views of the Three Gorges and dam site. And you will visit other popular scenic spots like Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Li River, Erling Park, Ciqikou Old Town, Fengdu Ghost City, Shennong Stream and so on. This will be an interesting trip for you.

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Guilin - Yangshuo - Chongqing - Yangtze Cruise

Starting Point: Guilin

Ending Point: Yangtze Cruise

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Arrival in Guilin, be picked up at the airport or train station, transfer to the hotel.

City excursion to the famous Reed Flute Cave in the morning. The cave is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. Then pay a visit to Fubo Hill by Li River, you can have a panoramic view of Guilin city on its top. Proceed to a tea farm at the city suburb to enjoy a tea ceremony and take several cups of tea. Later, drive back to downtown and stroll at the central lakes. 

Meal: B, L

Reed Flute Cave

Take a leisurely cruise down Li River to enjoy spectacular natural sceneries, disembark at Yangshuo. After checking into the hotel, it is followed by an excursion to the countryside to see the local farmer’s life and beautiful landscape by either bike or golf-car-like vehicle. Overnight at Yangshuo.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to have a optional Yulong River bamboo rafting tour (1.5 hour), and easy hike to the countryside near old town of Yangshuo to see the stunning scenery, rice paddies, water buffalo and local farmer’s life. Later, drive to the airport and fly to Chongqing. Be met and transferred to the hotel.

Meal: B, L

Yulong River bamboo rafting

Go to the Three Gorges Museum, occupying an area of 30,000 square meters, it is a monographic museum to display the history and cultural heritage of Chongqing and the Three Gorges area. Then pay a visit to Eling Park (Goose Neck Park) to have a bird’s eye view of Chongqing. Later, proceed to Ciqikou Old Town, it is where you will find the local residents dedicated to their traditional way of life, unaffected by modern influences to be found in the larger towns and cities. Have dinner before boarding the cruise. 

Meal: B, L, D

Three Gorges Museum

On board, shore excursion to “the Ghost City” --Fengdu or Shibaozhai depending on the schedule of the cruise companies. Since 2010, some cruise companies offer optional shore excursions during your cruise, please kindly check with your travel consultant for more information.

Meal: B, L, D

Today you’ll get a close look of the enchanting landscape as you board a small boat and cruise along a tributary to the Yangtze to explore the exceptionally beautiful Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream depending on the arrangement of the cruise company.

Meal: B, L, D

Shennong Stream

Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, which is planned to be by far the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Disembark the cruise at Yichang. Be met and transferred to the airport or train station heading for your next destination. 

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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