Have a short break in Hong Kong, a vibrant metropolis where East meets West, then escape to Guilin for relaxation and leisure. The latter is well-known for the picturesque landscape in China. From skyscrapers to quaint fishing village, discover Hong Kong’s history and cultural roots. Travel with ETC in Guilin, where our company is based, to unwind in the spellbinding countryside. Moreover, cruise the Li River and bike amidst the karst peaks. This 5-day Hong Kong Guilin Tour ensures a perfect vacation.

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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Upon your arrival at Hangzhou rail station or airport, you will be met by your English speaking driver, and then transfer to hotel. The rest of today is free for your own exploration. If the time is enough, you can guide yourself to visit highlights of this city, such as the Central, Wong Tai Sin Temple etc.

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel, and transfer to experience the most scenic way up to the highest point on Hong Kong Island - Victoria Peak by Peak Tram. Once standing on the top, enjoy the view over the Victoria Harbor. Passing by the Repulse Bay - one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong, the sight of the bay is peaceful, with broad beach, moderate slope and warm seawater.

Then move on to the Aberdeen Fishing Village. You can see the local fishermen's way of life at Aberdeen Harbour and admire its collection of floating villages here. If you like to take a closer look at the fishing village, you can choose an optional Sampan boat ride with an additional fee. Continue the trip and visit the Stanley Market, it is a perfect place to find silk garments, sportswear, art, Chinese costume jewel, souvenirs and other bargains.

The rest of the day is free for your own exploration and shopping. 

Meal: B, L

The high-rises at Aberdeen Fishing Village

At the appropriate time, meet your driver at hotel and then transfer to rail station for a high speed train to Guilin. Upon arrival, be greeted by your private guide in Guilin, and transfer to hotel. On the way, have a stop to visit the Reed Flute Cave, which is praised as "Natural Art Gallery". Inside this water-eroded cave is a spectacular world of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations created by carbonate deposition and illuminated by colored lighting. The rest of the day is free for your own exploration.

Meal: B

The stalactite at Reed Flute Cave illumiated

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel by your private tour guide and transfer to pier (around 40 mins from Guilin downtown to pier). Li River cruise can be a great introduction to the attractive karst scenery of water and hills. The river trip is over 52 miles (83 kilometers) long and is estimated to take 4 hours, depending on the water levels. Arrive at Yangshuo around 12:30-1:00 pm. You will pass by many famous attractions such as, Nine Horses Fresco Hill, Chinese 20-Yuan Banknote Hill, Yangdi Village, Yellow Cloth Shoal, Xingping Ancient Town, and Schoolboy Hill during the cruise period. Take this rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Guilin from different views.

Upon you arrival in Yangshuo, you will have leisure time to walk around the West Street, with a history of over 2000 years. It is very popular among international travelers and local Westerners. Take your time at the street, savoring local culture, bars and etc.


  • Impression Liusanjie Show – An open-air live show beside Li River of Yangshuo, it introduces the beautiful scenery of Li River, the colorful culture of the ethnic groups in Guangxi and the brave imagination of the excellent artists in China.

Meal: B, L

Mother and Son enjoy Li River cruise in summer

Continue your explorer in Yangshuo today. Today the transportation will be bicycles, which are more flexible. You will pass through local villages, paddy fields and the unique hills; stop at river bank for photos. The cycling route is from Liugong village to Musan village. Both Liugong village and Mushan village are rightly located on bank of Li River, offering typical architectural features hundreds years ago. From south to north of the Li River, the cycling time is around 1.5hrs, depending on your own speed. In the afternoon, leave Yangshuo and take a private transfer to Guilin airport/rail station for your next destination (itinerary can be adjusted depending on your departure time).


  • Bamboo rafting tour on Yulong River - The Yulong River is a tributary of the Li River. Featuring the dramatic karst landscape, silky water, and ancient bridges, this river is a great place for bamboo rafting.

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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