5 Days Shenzhen-Guilin Highlights Tour

This 5-day tour is the ideal choice for the travelers who wish to have more fun after exploring Shenzhen. Guilin, famed for stunning natural scenery at home and abroad, is a great choice as Shenzhen Side Trip. Join this tour to have an once-in-a-lifetime traveling experience.

  • Lijiang River Cruise, West Street, Longji Terrace Field, Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Seven Star Park
  • English-speaking guide, air-conditioned vehicle with driver, admission fee, Shenzhen-Guilin bullet train ticket, Chinese style lunch, hotels with breakfast
  • Start from $688 per person
5 Days Shenzhen-Guilin Highlights Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Shenzhen - Guilin by Bullet Train

    Our Shenzhen driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Shenzhen train station for the bullet train to Guilin (suggested: G2906/14:26-17:28). Upon your arrival in Guilin, our Guilin driver will wait for you at the exit of the train station by holding a board with your name and then drive you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free at your disposal.

    Accommodation: Guilin 3* Hotel

  2. Day 2: Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Group Day Tour
    Li River Cruise, Yangshuo (B + L)

    Today is about the cruise on the beautiful Li River and sightseeing in old Yangshuo. It’s an enjoyable journey for both your eyes and souls.

    AM: When the river flows through Guilin city, it not only cuts out the ordered and special riverway but also forms skin texture of this city, which endows Guilin with its unique characteristic: soft, clean, bright and active. Taking the cruise on the Li River, you will admire the picturesque scenery of this land with a harmonious combination of the green hills, rivers, lakes and fields. But its beauty is not like a still painting, it’s alive when vivid – brisk bamboo rafts leaving wrinkles on the water and cormorants hovering under the working fishermen…

    Our guide will uncover the hidden history and culture behind the natural screen before you during your cruise. You will learn from the local expert about how the city was formed and developed and how local people manage their life along the famous Li River.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After 4.5-hour cruise, you will disembark at Yangshuo. Follow our guide to visit the famous local West Street where you will find local crafts and snacks gathering. Listen to the guide’s introduction to explore there better. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Guilin 3* Hotel

    Li River

  3. Day 3: Longji Terrace & Zhuang Village Group Day Tour
    Longji Rice Terraces, Zhuang Village (B+L)

    AM: In the morning around 08:30, your guide and driver will meet you at your downtown hotel lobby by holding a board with your name. After about 2 hours’ drive, you will arrive at Longji Terraces Scenic Area. You will first enjoy a Long Hair Show performed by Yao Minority women in Huangluo Village which was awarded “World’s Longest Hair Village” by Guinness World Records. The women here are famous for long and shiny hair, and you may not believe that they only cut their hair once upon turning 18.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Then after lunch, you will move on to the highlight of the day, Longji Rice Terraces. On the way, you will have another special experience as the coach winds its way on the hilly roads with the steering wheel well controlled in the hands of the experienced driver. You will marvel at the beautiful scenery alongside and meanwhile awe at the driver’s skill. The Terraces has been managed by the local Zhuang Minority people for thousands of years, hence today’s large-scale rice fields with the stilted buildings inset. You will be definitely stunned by the rolling terraces especially when you look down from the top. There are cable cars available on your own cost if the hiking is too much for you.

    At about 16:30, you will be transferred back to the hotel after a joyous day at this fantastic place.

    Accommodation: Guilin 3* Hotel

    Longji Rice Terraces

  4. Day 4: One Day Guilin City Sightseeing Bus Tour
    Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Seven Star Park (B + L)

    AM: Meet the guide and driver in your hotel lobby at about 09:00 am and then your sightseeing tour will start! The first stop will be Elephant Trunk Hill. The hill, located at joint-point of Peach River and Li River, is the symbol of Guilin City. Afterwards, head to Fubo Hill which towers in the river. Climbing up to the hill top you will have a overlook of Guilin City.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Then continue the tour to Reed Flute Cave, one of the most famous Karst Caves in China. The last stop will be Seven Star Park, the best park in Guilin City where you will appreciate a great work including hills, rivers, courtyards, architecture, and cultural relics. At about 17:00, you will be escorted back to the hotel.

    Accommodation: Guilin 3* Hotel

    Elephant Trunk Hill

  5. Day 5: Guilin Departure (B)

    Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport or train station for your departure flight or bullet train.

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Start Date Seats left Type
May 5, 2019 20 scheduled
May 16, 2019 20 scheduled
May 30, 2019 20 scheduled
Jun 17, 2019 20 scheduled
Jun 17,  2019 20 scheduled
Jul 3, 2019 20 scheduled
Jul 24, 2019 20 scheduled
Aug 7, 2019 20 scheduled
Sep 9, 2019 20 scheduled
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Special Note

  • Minimum 2 people required to operate the tour. Tour cost above is based on 2 or people in the tour.
  • If you travel alone, and there is no other traveler book the tour, the tour cost would be $939.

Price includes

  • Second-class bullet train from Shenzhen to Guilin
  • 4 nights accommodation in Guilin (3 star economy hotel)
  • Comfortable transfers in air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
  • Professional and friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • All admission tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Li River Cruise
  • Breakfasts at hotel and 3 lunches
  • Tolls, fuels and parking charges
  • China travel insurance for per pax

Price excludes

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Departure flight/train on last day
  • Guide service on the train
  • Any optional activities such as cable car for Longji Terrace
  • Gratuities and personal expense

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