This 4-day itinerary covers the essence of Guilin, such as the Li River, Longji Terraced Field, Yangshuo and etc.
Upon your arrival at Guilin Airport, we will meet you at the arrival exit and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is frre at leisure.
The night scene of Guilin is amazing. You can walk around the Two Rivers & Four Lakes Scenic Area.
Breakfast & lunch
Drive to Longsheng in the morning, you will see the Longji Terraced Field. Located in Longsheng County, Longji Terraced Field is famous for the natural beauty and the colorful ethnic Chinese cultures and customs. If you like you can visit Zhuang and Yao Minority tribes villages and families. Longji Terraces were first built in the Yuan Dynasty (about 800 years ago) and completed in the Qing Dynasty as the crystallization of the wisdom and labor of the Zhuang people. The terraced fields with the highest place of an elevation of 885m and the lowest 380m are built along the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountaintop, it looks like huge snail seen afar. Enjoy the hiking tours around local villages for the wonderful views. You will have a chance to see the local Yao Minority Women's Long Hair Show (optional). Transfer back to Guilin after the tour.
Longji Terraced Field Filled with Water
Longji Terraced Field in Autumn
Breakfast & lunch
Full day Li River Cruise to Yangshuo with lunch aboard. Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the pier for a 4.5-hour wonderful cruise. You will enjoy most beautiful mountains, villages along the cruise. Arrive at Yangshuo in the early afternoon. Yangshuo is a one-thousand-year-old town. You will have a short exploration to the old town. Transfer back to Guilin.
If you would like to stay overnight at Yangshuo, please contact us to customize the itinerary.
Impression Liusanjie Night Show with basic seat
Bamboo Rafting in Yangshuo Yulong River
Li River Cruise
West Street, Yangshuo
Breakfast & lunch
Have a city tour to the Elephant Trunk Hill. Located between the Li River and the Peach Blossom River, the whole hill looks like a giant elephant with a long trunk. It is the symbol of Guilin city. Then visit Reed Flute Cave, which is Guilin's largest and most impressive cave. Its name is explained by the fact that reeds for making flutes and pipes have been grown in this region since ancient times. This drip-stone cave is 790 feet deep, and a visitor will walk for some 550 yards through a zigzagging sea of stalactites and stalagmites in dazzling colors.
After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Elephant Trunk Hill
Reed Flute Cave
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