- No Shopping Arrangement
- A Maximum of 6 Travelers
- Expert Guide and Driver
- One-on-one Customer Service
- Departures with even one person
One Day Mini Group Tour of Guilin City Highlights No Shopping, Max. 6 persons
- Strolling leisurely around the Two Rivers and Four Lakes can bring you peace and joy
- Explore the Reed Flute Cave - one of the most splendid karst caves in Guilin
8:00-9:30 Pick-up & Drive to the Ancient Village of XiongcunThis morning, our guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby at the appointed time. One day before departure, our guide will contact you before 21:00 to confirm the meeting time and place. After all the members (at most 6 people) are assembled, we will set out for a comfortable ride to Xiongcun Village in Daxu Town in around one hour.
9:30-11:00 Visit the Ancient Village of XiongcunWith the company of our guide, you will stroll along the cobblestone-paved alleys to delve into the unspoiled traditional lifestyle in Xiongcun Village, with a history of over 1,000 years. You can see antique residences still maintain their original looking with wooden-board doors and windows and mottled walls. While staying there, you would feel like being brought back to the tranquil local life hundreds of years ago.
The Ancient Village of Xiongcun
Local people's life in the village
11:00-13:30 Visit Li Water Family (Li Shui Ren Jia) & Enjoy LunchWhen the visit of Xiongcun Village is over, we will continue our Guilin group tour to the Li Water Family (Li Shui Ren Jia). In the scenic area, you can feel the charm of local culture and observe the traditional laboring modes of oil manufacture, cloth weaving and pottery making etc. in ancient time. Then you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
13:30-14:30 Drive to the Reed Flute CaveAfter lunch, we will drive for about one hour to the Reed Flute Cave, which is titled as the Museum of Natural Art.
A visit to the Reed Flute Cave is like stepping into a splendid underground palace
14:30-16:30 Visit the Reed Flute CaveWith the company of our guide, you will enter this dazzling cave and encounter countless stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes, like lions, curtains, dragons, pagodas and forests. There is a wide 'hall' deep in the cave, named Crystal Palace. On the ceiling of the 'palace', several stalactites sticking out, resembling palace lanterns, and cast their reflections on the mirror-like underground water below. The dreamlike scenery must be one of the highlights of this Guilin mini group day trip.
Shanhu Lake with twin pagodas at sunset
Local retired people playing chess in the park
16:30-18:00 Wander around the Two Rivers and Four LakesAfter that, we will hop on our vehicle to the next destination, the Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Spot. It is basically a large park with lakes, pathways, bridges and pagodas. Once arrival, our guide will accompany you to walk leisurely from the Ancient Southern Gate along the pathways around the lakes and end at the 5-star Lijiang Waterfall Hotel. It is very pleasant just to take in the overall serene and peaceful atmosphere of the place. This Guilin group day tour will come to an end at this point. You can either spend more time strolling around for more enjoyment by yourself, or take our vehicle back to your hotel.
- Pick-up & drop-off from the hotel in Guilin
- Chinese lunch at local restaurant
- Entrance fees as indicated above
- Professional English speaking guide
- Experienced driver & air conditioned vehicle
- Free mineral water is provided
- Personal expenses
What makes this tour different?
- Visit the unspoiled ancient town - Xiongcun Village.
- Sight-see the representative scenic area - Reed Flute Cave - in downtown Guilin.
- Hike around the Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Spot to immerse yourself in the unique Guilin landscape.
- Pick-up Service: The hotel pick-up and drop-off will be within the urban areas of Guilin. Most of the major hotels are located within the pick-up range, like the Sheraton Hotel, Shangri-la Hotel, Li River Waterfall Hotel, Guilin Bravo Hotel etc. For further distances, we suggest you take a taxi to the appointed hotel and your tour guide will discuss with you about it the day before the trip.
- Infant Price: for an infant under 2 years old, this tour is free of charge.
- Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, confirmation will be sent within 24 hours. We guarantee departures even with 1 person.
- Payment: Full payment is required at least two days prior to the day trip. We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card, Alipay, Wechat and Bank Transfer.
- Cancellation: Free cancellation for up to 7 days in advance of the day trip; for cancellations 4 to 7 days before the trip there is a 10% cancellation fee. There is no refund if you cancel within 3 days of the trip. Once the day trip begins, any unused portion is non-refundable.
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