Guilin is renowned for its enchanting natural landscape - crystal rivers, spectacular caves, and unique karst rockeries. During the 6-day trip, make an all-side exploration of Guilin - cruise along Li River, bamboo rafting down Yulong River, go hiking around Longji Rice Terraces …

Upon arrival at Guilin airport, be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Visit the Reed Flute Cave, the Elephant Hill and Mt. Yao (chairlift up and down) including a visit to the tea plantation at the foot of the mountain. You are at free for the rest of the day.

Reed Flute Cave: fantastic stalactites & stalagmites formation, known as "Natural Art Gallery".

Elephant Hill: the symbol of Guilin.

Mt. Yao: the highest mountain in Guilin, about 800m above sea level.

Meal: B, L

Reed Flute Cave

Transfer to Zhujiang Pier in the morning. Take a cruise on the Li River and enjoy lunch on board. Arrive at the small town Yangshuo at between 12:30 to 1:00pm. Check in your hotel and free afternoon for your own exploration (perhaps strolling or shopping for some souvenirs along the West Street).

Meal: B, L

a cruise on the Li River

You guide will rent bikes (city bike or mountain bike) for you. Ride a bicycle to visit the countryside of Yangshuo. It's your option to have a bamboo rafting tour on Yulong River. Lunch is arranged at a local restaurant. In the afternoon take a cooking course at a small cooking school. First, go to the vegetable and meat markets to buy some raw material; Second, learn how to cook a Chinese style dish; Third, enjoy your dinner; Free evening for your own exploration.

Meal: B, L, D

Ride a bicycle to visit the countryside of Yangshuo

After breakfast you will be transferred to Longji where you can see the spectacular Rice Terraces. It takes about 3.5 to 4 hours. On the way visit the minority tribe – Huangluo Yao Ethnic Village. As your car is requested to stop at the parking lot, you will have to walk for about 30 minutes from the parking lot to your hotel in Ping An village along a flagstone road. Check in your hotel and have a rest. Walk around to take photos and view sunset is weather permits.

Meal: B, L, D

Rice Terraces

View sunrise if weather permits. Have a hiking tour to the ancient Zhuang Ethnic Village (1.5-2 hours per way). It really deserves a short hiking tour in the Rice Terraces Area. After lunch be transferred to Guilin airport and fly to 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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