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8-Day Scenic Guilin + Chengdu Tour

Tour code: ETC-Q30   

After viewing the beautiful scenery of Guilin areas, head to the off-beaten track Sichuan to experience the amazing natural highland scenery & unique culture, getting close to cute giant panda & indulging in the amazing views of Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Tour Date City Tour Brief
1 Guilin
Arrival in Guilin
2 Guilin / Longsheng / Guilin
Longji Rice Terraces, Ping'an Zhuang Village, back to Guilin
3 Guilin / Yangshuo
Li River Cruise, countryside Yangshuo
4 Yangshuo /Guilin / Chengdu
Reed Flute Cave, central Lakes, Flight to Chengdu
5 Chengdu
Panda Breeding and Research Center, Jinsha Cultural Site Museum, and Jinli Old Street
6 Chengdu
Jiuzhaigou Valley
7 Chengdu
Jiuzhaigou Valley
8 Chengdu
Back to Chengdu to next destination
Day 1 Arrival in Guilin (no meal)
Arrival in Guilin, your will be picked up at the airport or train station, and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2 Guilin-Longji-Guilin (B, L)
Drive to Longji (Dragon’s Back) to see the stunning rice terraces and colorful minority culture. Walk up nearly half of hour to a platform to have a panoramic view of the area. The terraces look like great chains or ribbons as they wind from the foot to the top of the hill. This ingenious construction makes best use of the scarce arable land and water resources in the mountainous area. Then pay a visit to Pingan Zhuang village to see local people’s life and customs there, and watch Yao ladies to make their unique hairdo. Later, drive back to Guilin in the late afternoon. Free time at leisure.

Day 3 Guilin-Yangshuo (B, L)
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.

Day 4 Yangshuo – Guilin – Chengdu (B, L)
In the morning, drive back to Guilin. Visit the famous Reed Flute Cave, also called "Natural Arts Gallery", it is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. Then go to Fubo Hill to have a bird’s eye view of the city. Later, stroll at the central lakes at downtown. Transfer to the airport and fly to Chengdu. Be met and transferred to the hotel.

Day 5 Chengdu (B, L)
Go to the Panda Breeding Center to see the lovely creatures. This huge institution replicates the natural habitat of the giant panda and is dedicated to preserving and increasing their population so they will not become extinct. Then visit Jinsha Site Museum, which was regarded as the most significant archaeological discovery in the 21st century in China. Later, wander around Jinli Old street to have fun.

Day 6 Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou (B, L , D)
Transfer to take a morning flight to Juizhaigou, be met and transferred to visit Huanglong Scenic Area, which is famous for the colorful ponds, sand beaches, snow-capped mountains, together with unique local Tibetan culture.

Day 7 Jiuzhaigou (B, L, D)

Full day excursion at the breathtakingly beautiful Jiuzhaigou Valley, environment-friendly public bus available in the scenic area. It is named after the 9 Tibetan villages in the valley, a World National Heritage site by the UNESCO.

Day 8 Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu (B)

Transfer to the airport and fly to Chengdu, and connect your flight to the next destination.
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As all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give anexact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. However, as aguideline you should expect to pay from US$ for the opposite itinerary.

Included Services

Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
Accommodations with daily breakfast;
Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
Domestic flights and trains listed;
Admission fees.

Non-included Services,
Visa arrangement;
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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