4 days Guilin to Yangshuo cruise with Longsheng Rice Terraces tour
All the essence of Guilin, Longsheng and Yangshuo will await you in the 4 days tour. Guilin well know for its rivers and peaks, brings you a classical Chinese experience. Cruise along on the world famous Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo. Feel Yangshuo's huge charm that attracts visitors all year round. If you are a cycling enthusiast, Yangshuo is a perfect place. While in Longsheng, see China's famous rice terraces, only before seen in countless photos.
Upon arriving in Guilin, you will be received by your local guide and driver. They will then drive you to your hotel. Where after checking in, you can rest up and be prepared for the next day's travels.
Today you are going to have a visit to Dazhai Jinkeng Rice Terraces in Longsheng. The drive from Guilin to Longsheng takes about 2.5 hours. Dazhai Jinkeng is selected over Longji since it is more traditional and not so touristy. Clients say it offers a more fabulous view because it is wider and taller than other terraces. Get your cameras ready!
Home of Yao Minority, a wonderful place to view the colorful Yao minority tribes of China. Their life style, dress, language and unique culture can help you to understand an important minority of China and the role they have played in thousand years of history.
Late afternoon, return to Guilin with your guide and driver. Overnight at Guilin.
Today your trip will begin with a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. There is an old Chinese saying: Guilin's rivers and hills are the best of the China. Cruising on the 'best river' - The Li River, you can imagine you have been place into an classic Chinese painting with beautiful waters and majestic mountains. Where after just a 4 hour sail you will reach Yangshuo.
When you come to Yangshuo, bicycles will be at the ready for your short ride into the countryside. Cycling is the best way to view the scenery in Yangshuo. While riding in the countryside, you can easily stop and visit a local farmer house, and see the real life of Chinese peasants.
Late afternoon, relax in the car as your guide and diver will return you back to your hotel in Guilin for an overnight.
Start the morning off with a visit to Reed Flute Cave, this natural limestone cave was built over 180 millions years ago. Made up of various of stalactites and stalagmites forming a beautiful cave of different shapes. After departing the Reed Flute Cave, stop at Elephant Trunk Hill, the international symbol of Guilin City.
Continue on to Fubo Hill, with its' half in and half out scenery. A substantial portion expands under the water, while the rest is standing above land. The hilltop view of Fubo offers breathtaking scenery of the whole city.
Your last destination will be the Pearl Culture Shop. Here you can have a brief introduction on how pearls are cultured and if you choose can shop for gifts. After lunch, we will ensure you reach your flight or train station departure on time.