This 5-day private Guilin tour will escort you to discover the most enchanting karst landscapes in the world, which includes the magical underground cave exploration, relaxing Li River cruise, and fun bamboo rafting... Furthermore, you鈥檒l travel back through time to visit a 2000-year-old town where the forgotten life can still be observed. Experience and discover more, from making Chinese paper fan, tea picking & ceremony to witnessing one of China鈥檚 biggest rice terraces鈥?/p>

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Nihao~ Welcome to Guilin, you鈥檒l be met on arrival at Guilin Liangjiang International airport and transferred to your hotel with private vehicle and your private tour guide.

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • The central lakes are highly recommended for a leisure walking. You can view the Sun & Moon Pagodas in the lake, which are brilliant in the evening with light on. By the famous 500-year-old banyan tree, stands the ancient south gate built in Tang Dynasty.
  • Popular local pedestrian streets - You can also walk along the Zhengyang Pedestrian Street to the newly renovated East & West Alley at the foot of the ancient wall of Jingjiang Princes Palace in 

Today we鈥檒l visit Daxu Ancient Town, one of the four most important trade towns in ancient time, and meet with a local family who still lives here. Then锛寉ou'll move on to the local Rice wine workshop. The current owners are the fifth generation running this over 100-year-old workshop. You will visit all the traditional rice wine making processes and get the knowledge of Chinese rice wine making there. Afterwards, our trip continues to Guilin Tea Science and Research Institute which can be found along the newly face-lifted route to Mt.Yao, and really worth visiting. There you will get to know different types of tea, the production process, and enjoy a tea ceremony while sipping small cups of various teas.

In the afternoon, we鈥檒l drive to the Reed Flute Cave which is the fantastic stalactites and stalagmites formation, known as "Natural Art Gallery".

Meal: B, L

private Guilin tour

After breakfast, we are going to experience the most exciting core part of the itinerary 鈥 River cruise on Li River. We鈥檒l transfer to Zhujiang Pier in the morning. Take a cruise on the Li River and enjoy lunch on board. Arrive at the small town Yangshuo at between 12:30 to 1:00pm. Check in your hotel and free afternoon for your own exploration (perhaps strolling or shopping for some souvenirs along the West Street)  


  • Impression Sister Liu Sanjie show at night - a fantastic open-air show showcasing the local Zhuang minority culture, with the karst landscape as the backdrop

Meal: B, L

Li River Cruise

Wake up with fresh air of Yangshuo. Today鈥檚 stop is Fuli Ancient Town which is a small and quiet town o 8 kilometers away from Yangshuo, with a mere 1,000-strong population. It has a history of 500 years. Be famous for its traditional paper fans. You will have the opportunity to learn the art of fan making yourself and can take home your final product as a memento. After Lunch you will be transferred to Longji where you can see the spectacular Rice Terraces. It takes about 3.5 to 4 hours. On the way visit the minority tribe 鈥 Huangluo Yao Ethnic Village. As your car is requested to stop at the parking lot, you will have to walk for about 30 minutes from the parking lot to your hotel in Ping An village along a flagstone road. Check in your hotel and have a rest. Walk around to take photos and view sunset if weather permits.

Meal: B, L, D

Make paper fan in Fuli Town

Meet your driver and you鈥檒l be transferred to Guilin airport and fly to your next destination.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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