“The popular Chinese saying “桂林山水甲天下” points out that Guilin has the most beautiful mountains and rivers in the world. If you happen to come to Guilin to spend holidays, this tailor made 5 days tour can fit you the best.Main Content List:
☝ The Beautiful Scenery in Guilin
🕐 Day 1: Arriving in Guilin
❶ Guests arrive in Guilin and then use our pick-up service to go directly to the hotel to check into.
Accommodation: Stay overnightly at Bravo Hotel Guilin or a similar standard hotel.
🕑 Day 2: Li River Cruise Guilin to Yangshuo and A Free Walk in Yangshuo West Street
❷ In the morning, driving to the wharf for Li River cruise to be able to enjoy the Li River's picturesque scenery from Guilin to Yangshuo. The river cruise would definitely be one of the highlights of the trip. Through this majestic 83-km long waterway, you will be able to view the impressive karst landscape accompanied with idyllic villages on the deck of the 3 star superior boat.
Once on board, please focus on the journey asap as the most beautiful riverscapes of the Li River just extends from the departure port to Xingping with the length of about 40 kilometers. Li River is truely a hundred miles of scroll of Chinese landscape. The scroll opens itself little by little while you are cruising downstream. Caoping, Guanyan, Yangdi and Xingping, breathtaking views come one after another while the best is yet to come...
The tour on the water can take 3.5 to 4.5 hours and West style box food is served.
Crusing is commonly known as the safest and the most thorough way to admire the world's most beautiful wonders along the Li River and it is very suitable for family trip. Guests are advised to bring camera battery and power bank with them and are reminded to hold their camera, cell phone and etc. tightly while taking photos in case such electronic devices may drop into water.
After disembarkation, we will spend some free time in the West Street area in Yangshuo town. Yangshuo West Street has enormous popularity with travelers from all over the world winning itself a name of "Global Village" .
Accommodation: Stay overnightly at Green Lotus Hotel Yangshuo or a similar standard hotel.
☝ The Best Romantic Cruise on Li River
🕒 Day 3: Hiking in Ten-Mile Gallery, Exploring Silver Cave in Yangshuo
❸ In the morning, we have a nice hiking along the Yulong River in the Ten Mile Gallery to enjoy the most beautiful idyllic scenery in the rural area of Yangshuo. Hiking has many benefits on your body and mood, not to mention the surprise it brought by interacting with the crystal water and the stunning karst hills in an even closer approach. In the afternoon, we go to the Silver Cave to discover the mysterious underground world in which all kinds of stalactites and stalagmites from different geological periods grew. This Silver Limestone Cave in Yangshuo of Guilin is well describled as a wonder in the world of karst caves. Accommodation: Stay overnightly at Green Lotus Hotel Yangshuo or a similar standard hotel.
🕓 Day 4: A Car/Bus Journey from Yangshuo to Longsheng
❹ Relax yourself with a free morning. After lunch, board our bus/car and drive 3.5 to 4 hours to travel from Yangshuo to Longsheng. Upon arrival, check into the hotel in a quiet mountain village and enjoy the rest time of the day on your own. Remember to eat well and sleep early to get the energy back to meet a challenging tour schedule on the next day. Accommodation: Stay overnightly at Baike Hotel or a similar standard hotel in Longsheng.
☝ The Beautiful Guilin in Spring
🕔 Day 5: Hiking Longji Rice Terraces, Visiting the Ancient Zhuang Village
❺ In the morning, we have a hike from Ping'an Village to Longji Village. We firstly come up to the number 2 scenic viewpoint named as "Nine Dragons and Five Tigers" and then walk around Ping'an village through the mountain trails to hike up to the number 1 scenic viewpoint named as "Seven Stars around the Moon” to be able to see main attractions of the gorgeous Longji Rice Terraces. Longji Rice Terraces have a history of more than 2,300 years and it can be called as the original place of terrace. Looking down from a high viewpoint, the cascading rice terraces with golden yellow grains ready to harvest are spectacular and breathtaking. Longji is the home of some ethnic minorities such as Zhuang and Yao. Coming out from Ping'an Village, we will hike another hour to Longji Ancient Zhuang Village. Taking a leisurely walk in the village, visiting the Zhuang Eco-museum and the one hundred year old house, having a close look at unique timber-frame buidling with mortise and tenon joints, you will be impressed by the diverse culture in this mountainous region. Lastly, guests take our private vehicle to go back to Guilin downtown to catch the returning flight or train and the tour hereafter takes a successful end.
☝ Longji Rice Terrace
✔ Land transfers among airport, train station, hotel and the scenic spot. ✔ Private English-speaking guide ✔ Admission fees for the scenic spot, attractions and tour activities as specified in the itinerary ✔ Meals specified in the itinerary are included. ✔ Breakfast buffet is served in the hotel arranged. ✔ Twin bed room in 4 to 5 star hotel. ✔ Service Charge & Government Taxes.
✖ Tickets of Flights, trains to and from Guilin ✖ Personal expenditure for food, shopping, communications, entertainment activities and sightseeings that are not included in the tour itinerary. ✖ Our tour package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase your travel insurance in advance through some other channel. ✖ Tips to the tour guide and driver
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