Jun.6th-9th Last 7 Spots Guilin | Li River+Yangshuo+Longji Tour
f you are interested in our trip but not in beijing, please feel free to contact our travel advisor!
4 Days Local Traveling Bue fee and CET Guide fee in Guilin
Meals during this trip: D2 Breakfast Lunch Dinner, Day3 Breakfast and Lunch, D4 Breakfast and Lunch.
Accommodation: One Night 3 Star Hotel in Guilin City, one nights Local Family hotel in Mahai Villege, one night in Yansuo town.
Entrance ticket of Longji Rice Terrace and Shuttle Bus Fare
Entrance ticket of Elephent Hill
Entrance Ticket+Boating Fee of Guilin Shangri-La
Bamboo Rafting ticket of Xingpin Li River
4 Days outdoor insurance
Ten-mile Gallery Biking fee: Bike is around10RMB/person, E-bike is around 40RMB/person, 2 ppl can share one. We leave thechooice to you so we didnt include it.
Please Note: We want to have a positiveeffect everywhere we go, we don’t take commissions or kickbacks, and we don’ttake you on detours for shopping.
Warmest month: July- the average high is 33 °C (91 °F)
Coolest month: January -the average high temperature is 8 °C (46 °F)
Wet months: May–August
Wettest month: June — with a moderate 210 mm (8 in) of rain
Dry months: November–March
Weather: average temperature range 3–10 °C (37–50 °F), sometimes rainy/snowy
What to wear: warm and windproof clothes
Good to know: It is cold in the Longji mountains, with slippery roads, so access may be restricted. There are also far fewer tourists in winter so the main sites are less crowded.
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Full Itinerary Day by Day
Welcome to Guilin! Upon arrival, you willbe greeted by our tour guide in the train station who is holding a sign onwhich CETtrip. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver willtransfer you directly to your hotel in the Guilin City. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore this beautiful city. Have a good sleep tonight.
Two Rivers and Four Lakes, Sun and Moon Towers are together, You can take a leisure walk around the famous city watersystem for the amazing night views. Dont just have a glimpse there. Walk alongthe lakes you can see various nightlifes of Guilin people on the squre.Buskers, Singers, of course square dancing aunties for sure.
Rice Noodles (Mifen) is a local delicacy,also available as stir-fried (Chaofen), it is served everywhere, dont miss it!
Please Note: As there may be many participants will arrive on different time, our pickpu time will be arranged to suitable to most people, so maybe you will wait for sometime, but will no longer than 45mins.
In this morning, you’ll be driven about 90km (about 2.5 hours) to witness one of the most beautiful rice terraces in China - Longji Rice Terrace, an amazing feat of farm engineering rising up to 1000m high in Longsheng County. There are several featured Zhuang and Yao minority villages along the road and the First Village of Long Hair in the World, where you can see women in red ethnic clothes with very long hairs (the longest can reach up to 1.7 meters).
Later, continue your drive to Mahai and check in your hotel located near the rice terraces. After some rest, start to explore the breathtaking views. The rice terrace is layer upon layer, like the changing ladder created by nature leading to the blue sky, forming a majestic painting between heaven and earth.
In the afternoon, we will firstly experience the Paper-making technology and make paper by your own hand. Then go with the local villages to the forest to cut down the bamboos and make bamboo rice. Rice Cooked in Bamboo Tubes, also called Bamboo Rice or Fragrant Bamboo Rice, is a type of roasted food consisting of rice and some spices, contained in a bamboo tube. Generally, it is made by people who live in mountainous regions. The main ingredients of it are rice and meat, which are put into a fresh bamboo joint with enough water, sealed with banana leaves and baked on a charcoal fire until the bamboo turns black.
When walking up in the fresh air of peaceful morning, you may forget where you are. You can go to watch the magnificent sunrise over the beautiful rice terraces at a great location. The rice terrace is layer upon layer, like the changing ladder created by nature leading to the blue sky, forming a majestic painting between heaven and earth.
Then get back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we will head to Guilin Shangri-La, then start your impressive exploration of the charming Guilin Sahngri-La. Our tour will begin with some local Minority girls singing and playing traditional instruments. Their clothing and instruments are beautiful and unique to their ethnic group. Then we will take a boat ride through the countryside, past villages, rice fields, and the beautiful karst mountains that made Guilin famous. Disembark in a Dong Minority village where you can see the art and cultures of the Dong Minority Group. There are also music performances along the way. Visitors visit a reproduction of an ancient mansion showing the architecture and gardens of Guilin’s ancient elite.
Next, you will drive to Xinping Li River to take bamboo rafting to get a closer touch of Li River. Along cruise, dazzling scenery will overwhelm your eyes like a vast endless Chinese painting of winding river, green limestone karst mountains, fascinating countryside views, amazing scene of A Painting of Nine Horses, and notable view printed on the back of the 20 RMB note. After around 90mins bamboo rafting, you’ll enjoy an in-depth hiking tour led by your guide, walk around 50mins along Li River.
This evening is for you to walk leisurely on the ancient West Street to experience how the western culture and Chinese culture perfectly and peacefully coexist here. Whether you want to enjoy a cup of drink in bar, taste some local food, or just experience the relaxing atmosphere, you get it here.
Please Note: Ten-mile Gallery Biking fee:Bike is around 10RMB/person, E-bike is around 40RMB/person, 2 ppl can shareone. It is on your own expense.
This morning, after breakfast, you will start your exploration of the ideal countryside view by biking along Ten-mile Gallery. Throw yourself into the stunning countryside views and relaxed atmosphere. Be enthralled by the patches of paddy fields nestling under green Karst hills, with farmers cultivating the soil. Sauntering down a country road makes you feel like you are travelling in a painting. This is true of the Ten-Mile Gallery in Yangshuo County, a fairyland on earth. As the name implies, Ten-Mile Gallery is a picturesque road stretching from the Yangshuo town area to Moon Hill, endowed with rolling hills, endless fields, idyllic villages and clear rivers on both sides. The peaks form natural sculptures in various shapes against the blue sky and beautiful flowers adorn the road. Birds chirping all the way make the atmosphere merry. As the road is not too long and in good condition, most visitors choose to travel by bike so that they can stop every now and then to enjoy the roadside landscape and take photos.
After lunch, then we back to Guilin, you will make a visit to the symbol of Guilin landscape - Elephant Trunk Hill. A giant rock hill vividly shapes like an elephant which is drinking water. Besides, there are many historical sites here for you to explore, such as stone carving, Buddhist temple, relic exhibition, etc.
After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you the airport or railway station to catch the train to your next destination. Service ends!
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