Guilin & Paradise Yangshuo

GL03: 4 Days Private Tour of Guilin - Yangshuo
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Day 1 Arrival in Guilin
Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer. Fubo Hill, Seven Star Park.
Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. With beautiful landscape, Guilin should not be missed in China natural scenery tours and many new couples include here in their honeymoon tours. You will begin the private journey with a visit to Fubo Hill, half of which stands in water while the other half lies on land. Named after a famous General Fubo, the hill has been famous ever since ancient times and many cultural relics were left here. The following destination is the Seven Star Park, which has been a popular tourist resort over 1,000 years ago.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Guilin - Yangshuo
Li River cruise to Yangshuo, Countryside trip. (B+L)
Cruising on the Li River
Enduring memories will be created today as you cruise down Li River to Yangshuo. As the centerpiece of Guilin's stunning beauty whose limpid water and charming mountain tops elsewhere of the country, Li River is a popular destination among tourists both from home and abroad. During the cruise, you could appreciate a typical landscape painting consisting of peculiar peaks, clear water, carefree buffalos and green fields. Once arriving in Yangshuo, you will check in the hotel first and then we will transfer you to the countryside of Yangshuo to explore the picturesque rural scenery. There is a local peasant's home somewhere along the road expecting your visit. Tonight, sample your dinner at one of the cafes or restaurants in the famous West Street by yourself and enjoy the vibrant night life of this small but romantic and beautiful town.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch 
 Friendly Tips

Li River cruise company will serve the box lunch on the boat today. It is usually rice with vegetable and meat dishes. In case that it might not be up to your taste, we kindly suggest you have an abundant breakfast at the hotel this morning.
Day 3 Yangshuo
Free time for you to relax in Yangshuo. (B)
We intend to leave the day free for you to visit Yangshuo on your own. Nestled amongst the incredible karst landscape on the west bank of Li River, Yangshuo is an ideal place out of modern turmoil, providing enjoyment of cycling, climbing rocks, exploring hills and karst caves, which are all popular outdoor activities. Also, you could have a pot of tea or coffee in a sidewalk café for totally relaxing; you could have a stroll in this tiny and enigmatic world with the breathtaking scenery; or you could visit the Moon Hill and the Big Banian Tree.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast 
 Friendly Tips

Optional ideas for the free day: If you are not interested in taking a free day leisurely in Yangshuo, we can also suggest some guided tours for you. First you may consider spending a half day to visit Fuli Town and Xingping nearby Yangshuo, and then joining a cooking class in the afternoon. Or you can take this day to have an excursion to see the Rice Terraces in Longsheng. Please kindly check with your tour consultant for the options.

Evening ideas: Most people stay in Yangshuo for one night would not miss the spectacular "Impression Sanjie Liu", a well-known evening show created by the famous Chinese director Zhang Yimou. The stage is set on the Li River with the natural scenery as background. Along with the grand scene, music, dancing and lights, you will get great vision enjoyment and impressed by what you have seen.
Day 4 Departure from Guilin
Yangshuo-Guilin transfer. Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill. Drive to airport & see you off. Wish you a nice journey! (B)
Local pupils of Yangshuo
You will return to Guilin today and visit the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill afterwards. Newly found in the year of 1959 and opened to tourists in 1962, the Reed Flute Cave has become a hot scenic spot famed for the karst cave and the countryside scenery since then. Here, you could enjoy the colorful cave with various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations as well as appreciate the gentle rurality scene around the cave. The Elephant Trunk Hill is the landmark of the City due to its distinctive appearance which resembles an elephant sucking water with its long trunk. When your private journey ends, a comfortable transfer will take you to the airport according to your flight schedule. Our guide will say farewell to you.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
GuilinShangri-La Hotel Grand Link Hotel
YangshuoGreen Lotus Hotel New Century Hotel
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Lunch on the cruise
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Airfares of arrival and departure
  • Lunches and dinners not specified
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
Questions & Answers
Asked by Maria from COLOMBIA | May. 27, 2019 09:18Reply
I am traveling to Guilin during the first and second week of June.
I am planning on doing many outdoor activities like hiking, biking etc. Will I not be able to do this because of the rain? Should I expect rain every day I’m there? :(
Answers (1)
Answered by Jesse from CANADA | May. 27, 2019 18:40

I'm sorry but you are probably right.
Asked by William from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 16, 2018 16:43Reply
I am planning to visit Longji Rice Terrace around the 22nd of December 2018
And I was wondering if there would be snow or if its not recommended to go at all during this period?
Answers (1)
Answered by Olivia from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 16, 2018 19:03

Generally speaking, there is snow in the end of December and beginning of January. However, it’s hard to say whether it will snow this December. You may pay attention to the weather forecast. Anyway, the best time to visit the rice terrace is June to October.
Asked by mike from KOREA | Apr. 11, 2018 05:04Reply
Does the Impression Sanjie Liu run everyday?
Hi! I just wanna know if there are shows everyday. because i think some shows in China does not run during Mondays.

Answers (1)
Answered by Amy from UNITED KINGDOM | Apr. 16, 2018 05:02

Yes, it’s available every day unless the bad weather condition. Enjoy your time!
Asked by corrado from ITALY | Feb. 25, 2018 07:48Reply
from yangshuo to guilin airport after river cruise
I'm italian people and I come at Guilin airport on 29/04 at 09,30 in the morning but in this day it's impossible to take the river cruise. The next day 30/04 I have a fly from Guilin airport to shanghai in the evening at 19,45 pm. I ask you if on 30/04 I can take the cruise at what time the bus come back to Guilin?In case I come back too late and I can not be at the airport for 17:45 there are buses that go directly to the airport from yangshuo? What time are there in the afternoon? Where do they take?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jermey | Feb. 25, 2018 20:55

Your time is ok. No worry! You can take the cruise about 09:30 - 10:00 and it takes 4-5h to Yangshuo. Then you can have a look at the Western Street. At Yangshuo Bus Station, there are direct buses to Guilin Airport (CNY50, 90min), so you don't need to go back. You can catch the bus leaving 16:00.
Asked by John from KAN | Feb. 07, 2018 15:13Reply
From Yangshuo, how do I get back to Guilin?
Answers (1)
Answered by Amenda from UK | Feb. 07, 2018 20:58

There are buses from Yangshuo North Bus Station straight to Guilin, and it takes about 1h, CNY27.
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