4-Day Guilin and Daxu Ancient Town Spring Tour

Overview

Spring in Guilin is regarded as the best time to appreciate the new blossoms and the middle of March is the suggested time to see the Rape Flower fields in Daxu and Yangshuo County.

Highlights

  • Xiongcun Village
  • Reed Flute Cave
  • Daxu Ancient Town
  • Li River Cruise
  • Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

Tour Details

Day 1Guilin Arrival

Upon your arrival, our guide will pick you up at the airport and take you to you Guilin hotel. Dinner is not included. Our guide can give you suggestions.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Day 2Guilin
Rape flower blossom in Xiongcun Village

Rape flower blossom in Xiongcun Village

A full day trip to Daxu town, Reed Flute Cave After breakfast our guide and driver will pick you up from hotel. First stop is Reed Flute Cave which is located in western Guilin. The stalactites and stalagmites are fantastic. On the way back from the cave we visit the Pearl Culture Shop. Lunch is arranged at a great local restaurant. After it will take 40 minutes drive to Daxu town. Walking along the stone paved road in the Daxu Ancient Town and Xiongcun Village. The architecture is in the style of the Qing Dynasty. A highlight is the large rape flower fields. Our guide and driver will take you back to the hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at McFound Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Day 3Guilin

After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Driving from hotel to the pier takes about 40 minutes. Our guide will accompany you on the boat. The Li River will be a highlight on your tour of China. The journey downstream to Yangshuo offers 70km of breathtaking scenery.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Day 4Guilin Departure

Our guide and driver will escort you to airport.

  • 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
  • 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.

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 $379 p/p

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