An ancient Chinese saying goes, “Guilin’s scenery is the best under heaven.” It is a must destination for many tourists because of its stunning landscape. The interestingly shaped hills along with the serene Li River and mystical caves make this area a huge tourist attraction. The tour begins in Guilin with visits to the local natural wonders. It then takes you to Longsheng where you will be astounished by the enticing rice terraces and Sanjiang where you will be intrigued by the exotic minority cultures. You will sail down the river to a local fishing village in the Yangshuo area while taking in all of the picturesque sceneries along the way.
Your own choice of dates all year round
Day 1 Entry -
Arrive in Guilin. Transfer to a 4-
Day 2 Guilin (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Breakfast. Tour the Elephant Trunk Hill. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Tour the Reed Flute Cave. Visit a local university campus and the famous “water and mountain” art gallery. Dinner is at a local restaurant.
Day 3 Guilin-
Breakfast. Travel to Longsheng by van. Tour the Dragon Backbone Rice Terraces. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Visit a local Zhuang or Yao minority village. Continue onto Sanjiang by van. Transfer to Sanjiang Hotel. Dinner is at a local restaurant.
Day 4 Sanjiang (breakfast, lunch)
Breakfast. Tour the local town. Visit local Dong minority villages. Lunch and dinner are at local restaurants.
Day 5 Sanjiang-
Breakfast. Travel to Yangshuo by van. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Transfer to the Magnolia Hotel. Tour the West Street full of local shops and cafes. Dinner is on your own. Watch cormorant fishing demonstration by boat.
Day 6 Yangshuo (breakfast, dinner)
Breakfast. Take a cooking class and shop for groceries at a local market. Lunch is included in the class. Tour the countryside on bike. Visit a local villager’s home. Dinner is on your own. Optional: the grand show of “Impression of Liu Sanjie”.
Day 7 Yangshuo-
Breakfast. Take a boat tour to a local village. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Explore around on your own. Dinner is on your own. Optional: Foot massage.
Day 8 Yangshuo-
Breakfast. Add an extension tour in the Yangshuo and Guilin area or transfer to Guilin Airport and fly to your next destination.
The sequence of tour activities is subject to change.
Upgrade to a 5-
We can modify the tour itinerary to meet your needs. Please contact us for a customized tour plan.
Tour Fees (with at least two people participating)
- One adult (single occupancy): $1585.00
- Two adults (double occupancy): $1185.00 + $1185.00
- One adult and one child (double occupancy): $1185.00 + $1085.00
- One adult and two children (with one roll-
away bed): $1185.00 + $1085.00 + $985.00
- Two adults and one child (with one roll-
away bed): $1185.00 + $1185.00 + $985.00
- Two adults and two children (with one roll-
away bed): $1185.00 + $1185.00 + $985.00 + $785.00
- Add $100.00 to the above child’s fee if he/she is 12 years old or older during the trip.
Registration: $300.00 deposit per person due 60 days prior to travel.
Inclusions: Hotels as specified in the itinerary, bilingual tour guide in each city, driver with van/car/tour bus for scheduled tour activities and transfers, meals as specified, scheduled sightseeing activities, and luggage tags.
Exclusions: Chinese entry visa fee, international airfare, airfare to Guilin on Day 1, extension tour on Day 8, airfare from Guilin to your next destination, gratuities, excess baggage fee, expenses of a personal nature (laundry, phone, mini bar, taxi for individual activities, etc.), certain meals on your own, and optional tour activities.