7-Day Guilin Highlights Tour from Beijing

Overview

This tour will illustrated the complex culture of China, see the historical city of Beijing through the visit to The Forbidden City and The Great Wall, admin by the nature beauty of Li River in Guilin , your will acknowledge of China more than you expected.

Highlights

  • The Forbidden City
  • Tiananmen Square
  • Hutong Tour in Xicheng District
  • The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car)
  • Temple of Heaven
  • Elephant Trunk Hill
  • Reed Flute Cave
  • Minority village and Longsheng Terraced Field
  • Li River Cruise

Tour Details

Day 1Beijing Arrival

Arrive in Beijing, meet your guide in the airport outside the customs after reclaim your luggage and transfer to your Beijing hotel.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel Beijing 
Day 2Beijing
Forbidden City

Forbidden City

After Breakfast, you will visit Tiananmen Square, the largest central square in Beijing, where many state ceremony and big events are held here. Walking northward from the square, you will come into the great world wonders of The Forbidden City, well-known for the hundreds year's imperial emperor palace complex. We will serve you an a la carte Chinese lunch at a approval local restaurant-countyard 7 restaurant. Then make the short trip back to the Hutong area where a rickshaw awaits to ride through the narrow alleys and passages.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel Beijing 
Day 3Beijing
The Mutianyu Great Wall

The Mutianyu Great Wall

First visit Temple of Heaven. It is the place where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would offer sacrifice to heaven and pray for good harvests. Then drive all the way to the Mutianyu Great Wall. Lunch is at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant near Mutianyu Great Wall. This garden style restaurant serves farmhouse dishes. After that we will visit the Great Wall - Mutianyu Section which is less crowed than other sections. Take a cable car to an opening section and walk up wide range of the wall as far as you can, and back down by cable car.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel Beijing 
Day 4Beijing to Guilin by Flight.
Elephant Trunk Hill

Elephant Trunk Hill

Catch the early flight to Guilin, meet your local guide upon your arrival. Your guide will take you to the Elephant Trunk Hill, a "must-see" site representative of Guilin landscape, lunch will arrange in a voted local restaurant-Mc Found, which is mainly serve wheat dishes. Then we head to Reed Flute Cave, The 500 meter long cave has thousands of stalagmites and stalactites and is the largest Karsts cave in this province.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at McFound Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Park Hotel 
Day 5Guilin
Longsheng Terraced Field

Longsheng Terraced Field

Today you will visit Longsheng Terraced Field and minority village which is a 2 hour drive from Guilin. The scenery along the way with its rice paddies, local villages and winding roads will provide an interesting drive. Longsheng Terraced Fields look like ribbons and stretch layer upon layer from the foot of the mountain to the top. Zhuang and Yao minority people have cultivated the fields using irrigation systems tracing back to the Yuan dynasty. Lunch is provided in a local restaurant which features local dishes. Visit the Zhuang and Yao minority villages to experience the unique ethnic cultures.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Longji Ping'an Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Park Hotel 
Day 6Guilin
Li River Cruise

Li River Cruise

Start your Guilin tour by taking a Li River Cruise downstream to Yangshuo. The stunning river scenery last for the 3 hour cruise: shaped limestone peaks, verdant bamboo forests, crystal waters, narrow bamboo rafts and peaceful local villages pass silently by. A simple lunch is provided on board by the cruise company. The cruise arrives at Yangshuo and you have the chance to explore Yangshuo by yourself. Then return to Guilin by our private car.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Park Hotel 
Day 7Guilin to Beijing by Flight.

Transfer to Guilin Airport; catch your onward flight to Beijing. Your Beijing guide will pick you up in the airport.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Hotels: No

What's Included & Excluded

What's Included

  • Entrance fees to the scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts
  • Authentic Chinese lunch at approve local restaurants
  • Private air-conditioned car or van according to your own group number with a local driver
  • Private English-Speaking Guide
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees (If the flights are included)
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers
  • Travel Insurance

What's Not Included

  • Single room supplement
  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses which are not listed in the tour itinerary

Good to Know

  • This is a private tour. The local private English-speaking guide and the private car will serve your own group only.
  • When on the tour, your tour guide and the driver can shorten or lengthen your time as your energy levels permitted.
  • Once you make an inquiry, you will get the specific reply from one of our travel advisors within 24 hours without service fee.
  • You can ask the travel advisor to tailor-make your own Guilin or even China trip based on this itinerary.
  • We can also arrange tours in other Chinese cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an and add them to this itinerary.
  • You will stop at a shop but absolutely no forced shopping.

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