1. Landmarks of Guilin.
2. Longji Rice Terraces Fields and local Minority villages
3. Authentic food and close visit of local life.
4. Li River cruise trip with newly decorated three-star ship.
5. Bike into the countryside of Yangshuo.
Arrival pick up and transfer to hotel. Take a good rest and get prepared for the full day highlight the next day. Our base for the tour is a pleasant hotel conveniently located in the center of Guilin.
One day private Li River Cruise (3-star ship) and Yangshuo countryside visit. Back to Guilin after an evening show of Impression Show
We start from hotel around 8:15am to Mopanshan cruise pier and board the newly decorated 3-star ship for a 4-5 hours journey on the Li River. Guide will accompany you for the whole journey, sharing you interesting legends of the hills, villages alongside, and helping to shot with the picturesque scenery.
We reach Yangshuo around 2pm. If weather permits, we will take a battery car trip (or biking/hiking) to the countryside along the Yulong River which is reputed as the “Little Li River” for its enchanting natural landscape.
Back to the town in the late afternoon and enjoy an outdoor performance – Impression Liu Sanjie. It is a spectacle performed with large number of performers on a stage in the river, with mountains as backdrop. Arrive your hotel in Guilin around 10:30pm.
After an early breakfast, we drive about 1.5 hour to Longji Scenic Area which covers several villages featuring terraces fields. Since Yuan Dynasty, people here began to construct the fields innovative on the mountains. Now, the existing paddy fields covers an area of 66 square kilometers. Local People still grows the rice and the whole rice terrace fields take on green color in Jun and August, and become yellow layer of rip rice in late Sep and Oct. And that was always considered as the most beautiful scenes. However, we are sure the fields are impressive at any time. The cascading terraces are astonishing when covered with snow in winter, or filled with water in Spring.
We will spend 4-5 hours in Ping’an village to have home visit and take pictures of the typical wooden architectures. Continue a walk for about 20 minutes onto the top of the hill to have panoramic view of the Terraces Fields. Start the drive back around 3:30pm.
Before moving to our next destination, we explore the city’s landmark, Reed Flute Cave. It is a very impressive underground cave full of beautiful formations with lights highlighted their shapes.
a) All sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
b) Ground transfers with air-conditioned vehicle (car, minibus or coach depending on the size of your group)
c) Lunches (as specific) at local restaurants.
d) Hotel accommodations with breakfast (based on double occupancy).
e) Local licensed & experienced English-speaking guide.
f) Accident insurance during your travel.
a) Chinese visa.
b) Transport to and from Guilin.
c) Tips to driver and tour guide.
d) Personal expenses.
a) Short hike is required by walking from parking lot to the Pingan village, and further one hour hiking also to complete the visiting route on the mountain. Prepare causal shoes.
b) For the biking tour into the countryside, if you are not interested in or weather does not permit, we will arrange batter car or vehicle instead to fulfill the tour.
15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.
7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price.
2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price.
Within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price.
After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.
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