Tour in Guilin
East or west, Guilin scenery is best! So the saying goes, never miss Guilin during your visit to China, where the landscape is remarkable. Our Guilin tour includes visits to many natural wonders such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Caves and the Seven Star Park. You can also enjoy the Songs and Dances of the local ethnic group. Even more special, is the leisurely Li River Cruise; a great feature of your Guilin trip. A free day allows you to relax and enjoy the picturesque sights of the city.
Day 01: Arrival in Guilin
Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at Guilin Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Visit the Fubo Hill and the Seven Star Park.
Seven Star Park - The main body of the Seven-Star Park is the seven peaks of the Mt. Putuo, including the peaks of Tianshu, Tianxuan, Tianji and Tianquan. The Mt. Putuo possesses ample attractions, such as caves and pavilions. Among those, the Seven-Star Cave is the most notable cave, and the pavilions of Xixia and Bixu are the most beautiful buildings. The Seven-Star Cave is a karst cave. Since the Sui and Tang dynasties, it has become a very popular tourist resort in Guilin.
Day 02: Guilin - Yangshuo
Enduring memories are created today as you cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo. Transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, a short bicycle trip to the countryside will then be arranged. You will visit a local villager's home to experience the farmer's lifestyle there. Alternatively, you can take our electric car instead of taking bicycles. (Tips: Since the lunch on the Li River cruise can not meet your expectation, TCG suggests that you have enough breakfast at the hotel today.)(B+L)
Li River - Li River is like shining pearl embedded in China's super-sized land. It is one of the most famous scenic areas in China. There is a saying that the beautiful scenery of limpid water and charming mountain in Guilin top outshine its counterparts in elsewhere China. The Li River scenery is the centerpiece of Guilin's stunning beauty. Li River is situated in the east of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is a tributary of the Peal River. Li River is originated in Mao'er Mountain and meets Xijiang Tributary in Pingle. It is 43-kilometer long.
Yangshuo - Nestled amongst the incredible karst landscape on the west bank of the Li River, Yangshuo is a very picturesque and scenic small town attracting parades of package tourists from all over the world. It is an ideal place out of modern turmoil, providing enjoyment of cycling, taking off to countryside, climbing rock, exploring hills and karst caves, which are all popular outdoor strategies to have a wonderful break on holiday.
Day 03: Yangshuo
Leave the day free. You can find a tiny and enigmatic world with the breathtaking scenery and have a pot of tea in a sidewalk cafe feeling totally relaxed. You can rent a bicycle to visit the Moon Hill and the Big Banian Tree.(B)
Day 04: Departure from Guilin
Transfer back to Guilin. Visit the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Then you will be transferred to the airport for your homeward flight.(B+L)
Reed Flute Cave - The Reed Flute Cave has not been found until the year of 1959. In 1959, the information of the Reed Flute Cave was informed to the outside world by the villagers who lived around the cave. Through exploration and development, the cave was opened to tourists in 1962. Today, it has become a hot scenic spot famed for the karst cave and the countryside scenery. The features of the Reed Flute Cave are 'two mores' - more dips of water and more karst products such as stalagmites and stalactites.
Elephant Trunk Hill - The Elephant Trunk Hill was made up of the pure lime stones around 360 million years ago. It's a pearl among the natural tourist attractions of Guilin. In 1986, a park was established on the site of the Elephant Trunk Hill and named Xiangshan Park. The park shows you a perfect combination of natural landscape and places of historic figures and cultural heritage. The major scenic spots in the park include Water-Moon Cave, Elephant Eye Cave, Puxian Pagoda, Hongfeng Temple and the museum of Taiping Heavenly Kingdom site.