3-Day Li River and Yangshuo impressive Tour

Overview

Do you want to escape from the summer heats? This tour will offer a great chance to close up the water and makes you enjoy your summer journey. Take a Bamboo Boat down to Yulong River, immerse in the rural idyll scenery, cycling aournd the countryside to experience the real farming life, come to join in this tour, you will be a part of it.

Highlights

  • Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo in Speed boat(7 seats)
  • Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

Tour Details

Day 1Guilin Arrival

Arrive in Guilin Liangjiang International Airport,meet your guide at the arrival hall and transfer to your Guilin hotel.

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

A cruise along the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo is the highlight of a Guilin tour. While everybody else takes the normal large cruise boat, we believe making the trip in your own speed boat offers a unique experience. The cruise takes 3 hours from downtown Guilin to Yangshuo and includes photo stops during the trip. There's something interesting to see at almost every bend, besides the stunning scenery on the river. Between spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, or sometimes can see the cormorant and water buffalo if you are lucky. In winter the cruise takes longer because the water level is lower. Boats depart from various wharves, according to the height of the river at different times of the year.You may even have to stop at Xinping because the water level will not allow the boat to reach Yangshuo. If this happens, we'll arrange vehicle to take you to Yangshuo. Tips: 1.The speedboat permits to stop in a wide portion of Li River for photography. 2.For the security reason, the speedboat tour is not available in the flood season.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Rosewood Café
  • Hotels: Green Lotus Hotel    |  New Century Hotel    |  Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel 
Day 3Guilin Departure
Guilin

Guilin

After breakfast, your guide will meet you at your Yangshuo hotel at appointment time, today is active day by cycling to the countryside, rent a bike in West Street and takes 10 minutes ride to escape the hustle and bustle city and come into the rural area, the water buffalo, the rolling peaks and crystal clear water compose like a master piece of landscape painting. Stop at one of the local family and visit Chinese farmer’s house and even can acknowledge about their life. It offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with the special scenery and customs there. Lunch will have in the local restaurant-Rosewood Café in the West Street after bike ride. Then transfer to the airport, you guide will help to check-in your flights, your memorable Guilin tour end.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Rosewood Café

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.

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