4-Day Picturesque Guilin and Paradise Yangshuo Escape

Overview

Are you ready to completely escape from daily hustle and bustle – Guilin and Yangshou are the perfect place. Guilin's picturesque and the unique atmosphere scenery of Yangshou will make you want to stay longer.

Highlights

  • Li River Cruise

Tour Details

Day 1Guilin Arrival

Our guide will greet you at the airport and a 40minutes private drive by our air-conditioned car/van and experienced driver will take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to rest and explore.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Day 2Yangshuo
Li River Cruise

Li River Cruise

There is no lack of picturesque landscape along Li River. Taking a cruise downstream to Yangshuo County is a great way to capture the scenery. Lunch is provided on board. You will arrive at Yangshuo terminal after the 4 hour cruise. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this exotic town and area. Strolling along West Street provides lots to see.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat 
Day 3Yangshuo

The whole day in Yangshuo is free for you to explore leisurely on your own. Explore the town, take a bicycle trip to ride around the tranquil countryside or just step into a café restaurant for a coffee, you will be impressed by the distinctive leisurely ambience in Yangshuo.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Hotels: Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat 
Day 4Guilin Departure

You will be transferred to the airport today and your vacation ends.

  • Meals: Breakfast

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
  • Meals in Local Restaurant as Mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Private Cars and Drivers
  • Private Guides
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets Toenter or Leave China
  • Domestic transportation
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Single Room Supplement

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.

Itinerary Plus

Xianggong Mountain

Xianggong Mountain

Located at the bend of Li River, famed as the best place to frame with the Karsts mountain scene, the 20 minutes’ walk up to the highest point by stone steps, a picture of mesmerizing landscape will be vivid appear in front of you. This off-the beaten trial is highly recommended by local professional photographer, if your physical permit, why not go up to capture the best moments.

Yao Lady’s Family

A Local Yao Lady’s Family Visit

Oil tea, Chinese name it Youcha, is a feature food of Yao Minority in Guilin, and now popular among locals, it can remove the body moisture and good for prevent rheumatism in the humid mountain area, on the way up to the terrace field, our guide will take you to visit a local Yao lady’s family, she will show us how to make oil tea and treat us lunch there.

Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class

Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class

This class begins at the local market where ingredients for the dishes are chosen by students. Back at a covered, rooftop patio-classroom, you have an opportunity to learn three dishes and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You can choose other favorite dishes at the lunch.

Daxu Ancient Town

Explore Daxu Ancient Town with Local Scholar

Daxu ancient town, which has been a glory trade market in the past decade, it owns the biggest water transportation hub in Guilin. We invited a local scholar to show you around, give a brief lecture of the interesting story behind the town, visit the last and the only Chinese traditional pharmacy in town that still using traditional way for treatment! Also you get a chance to visit one of the local families and talk to the locals.

Helicopter Flight on Li River

Helicopter Flight on Li River

You will catch a bird’s eye view of karsts formation scenery along Li River by taking a helicopter flight; you have 4 flight route options base on your interest, just ask your travel consultants.

Yangshuo Biking

Photography on Li River Sunset and Local Fisherman

This tour deserve to the photographer, for sunset on Li River with karsts mountain as background, a local fisherman seating on his bamboo boat with his cormorant birds, which are the fisherman’s pet and good at catching fish in the river. The fisherman will show naturally pose with different postures. Your guide will help you to get the best composition of photos as possible.

from US $429 p/p

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