Highlights

Go cycling along the Huajiang River into Guilin countryside and discover an idyllic pastoral scene in rural China. This tour perfectly fits the guests who are already travelling/living in Guilin city and searching for countryroad biking experiences. It is suitable for cyclists at any age and on any cycling level, and it's a good choice for weekend activities for friends and families.

Tour Departure: Daily, garantee departure except really poor weather

Booking and payment:  Online payment or cash. Booking should be at least one day prior to the tour departure date (more days earlier if departure is on weekends).

Day

Cycle Type: Leisure-Ride + Cross-country (XC)

Difficulty: ★★★☆☆

Total Cycling Distance: Different routes available, totally about 30-55km

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Roads: Mainly on well paved concrete/asphalt country roads, cross country

Tour Data: 65KM (One of the different routes, for refference only) 

Huajiang River, approximately 16 kilometers away from downtown Guilin, winds the way for 40 kilometers and finally flow out into Li River. There are beautiful limestone peaks, rice fields, and primitive villages. Thus, this river is honored as the "back garden of Guilin".

The bike trip to Huajiang River covers up 65 km in one day. This tour will be in the company of experienced leader. Part of the trails is on paved road; and there will be a little challenge for a 1.5-km climb which helps cyclists to understand the glamour of cycling. We mainly cycle the country lands along the Huajiang River, through the verdant rice paddies, and into several rural villages.

The country roads leads us to the famous Daxu Ancient Town, where we will enjoy our time for full relax by visiting the old streets of the town. It is recommended to try the local snacks and fruits there, including strawberry, asmanthus bean jelly, etc.

Tour Price:

Person(s)Price
1CNY 800 (with public shuttle bus transferring back to Guilin)
2 - 3CNY 550 (with private supporting vehichle transferring after cycling)
4 or moreCNY 450 (with private supporting vehichle transferring after cycling)

 One Day Guilin Bike Tour to Rural Huajiang River

What's included

  • Guide

    An English-speaking cycling leader, with route guidance GPS map and simple bike repairing tools.

  • Bikes

    Well-maintained brand quality mountain bikes of 27 speed front suspension.

  • Meal

    One bottle of mineral water and simple local rice noddle lunch.

  • Helmets

     

  • Visa

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

  • Other

    International airfares and airfares to Guilin and exit Guilin.
    Personal expense.
    Insurance.
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.
    We don't offer rider gears for cycling (helmet is excepted).

 

Note:

1. If anyone quit this tour on the half way, he/she may need to pay in cash for returning bus. It is not available to carry too many bicycles into the bus.

2. The bicycle we use are high quality mountain bike, an identity card or passport deposit is needed.

3. Self lock bicycle shoes is not recommended for this tour.

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