Guilin is not all about natural attractions. The tour is meant to open the pages of Guilin travel and show you ethnic custom and less-known lifestyle of the locals and featured handicrafts. With such an extensive tour, your understanding of Guilin will be complete and your love for Guilin will be much stronger!
Tour classic Guilin attractions like Reed Flute Cave and Li River.
Have a good view of spectacular Ping'an Rice Terraces.
Explore interesting lifestyle in Ancient Zhuang Minority villages.
Experience traditional cormorant fishing.
|Today's Activities||After airport pickup and a brief rest at the hotel, you'll begin your tour around the fantastic Guilin in the afternoon. Like other visitors, you'll be quite grateful to the nice layout of Guilin attractions as even without driving far from downtown Guilin you can find many a scenic spots, Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill included. Right before you is a banquet of natural masterpieces of karst caves and hills. Trust you to be hooked by the color-capricious Reed Flute Cave and pretty adorable Elephant Trunk Hill within minutes!|
|Today's Activities||Let’s set out from downtown Guilin at about 9:00 A.M. With 2 hours driving you would arrive at the over-400-year Ancient Zhuang Minority Villages. During the next 1 hour you’ll be shown around the sea of well-preserved stilted buildings whose scale is on top in China, immerse in the ocean of stone-shaped items such as stone path, stone bridge, stone mill, stone temple, etc. Note the carved lotus, sword, Tai-chi mark and the like in these stone tools and buildings and don’t miss the highlight Conjoined Tri-Fishes Stonecutting when you walk across the Wind-Rain Bridge. Meanwhile you also have a look at the featured headwear and garment of the Zhuang villagers, hearing their amazing ballad.
Since finishing the visit of Ancient Zhuang Minority Villages you’ll hike 1 hour towards Ping’an Inn that provides the lunch. Surprisingly you’ll discover fantastic rice terraces lies between Zhuang Minority Villages and Ping’an Inn. The good and unstirred scenery almost covers the whole hiking distance. What’s more, part of the hiking path even stretches right into the rice terraces, which is for sure a wonderful experience for all the hikers.
After the lunch, you’ll continue hiking for about 20 minutes till you reach No. 2 attraction of Ping’an Rice Terraces, The Moon in Company of Seven Stars. Just enjoy the magical joint work by nature and human intelligence. Afterwards let’s walk downhill to the parking lot and drive back to downtown Guilin.
|Today's Activities||The tour of Guilin comes to the essence when you board Zhujiang Wharf, launching the great 4-hour Li River cruise till West Street Yangshuo. Guilin landscape will unfold itself like a scroll of unbelievable Chinese ink painting along the stretch of Li River. What’s more, You'll have the tasty local lunch while feasting on the scenery.
In the afternoon you'll watch an interesting way of life, Traditional Cormorant Fishing. Only in serene Yangshuo where conventions are well preserved and people's minds are unstirred can you find such an amazing picture of silent aged fishmen and their cormorants seated on rafts. Time stops flowing there and you seem to return to the innocent life. Moreover you'll enjoy a tranquil night at hotel in Yangshuo.
|Today's Activities||You may not hear about Fuli Town but you must fall in love with the splendid sea of fans crafted in this little town at first sight. The landscape of Guilin is stitched into these fans vividly, making them the most worthwhile souvenir for you to remember your tour around Guilin. Later we'll send you to Guilin Airport, wishing you a happy journey home.|
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Dining: 3 breakfasts and 4 lunches||Admissions: Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in itinerary|
|Tour Guide: Local experienced English-speaking guides||Car Driver: Experienced licensed drivers|
|Vehicle: Private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers||Luggage Transfers: A hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day;||Hotels: Accommodation in Guilin and Yangshuo|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
-- Breakfasts are offered by the hotels
-- Lunches are arranged according to different classes of tour
-- Dinners are for your own arrangement
We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:
Guilin's tasty dishes are also well-known except its charming landscapes. Traditional cuisines include Duck Stewed with Ginkgo Seeds, Lipu Taro Pork, Stewed Clams and Chicken, Lohan Boiled Chicked, and Fried Chicken with Water Chestnut. An abundance of special snacks are also offered throughout the city, like the famous Guilin Rice Noodles.
|Guilin Rice Noodles||Yangshuo Beer Fish|