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
Day 1 Shenzhen to 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

Lijiang River

Day 2 Guilin City Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Group Day Tour (B+L)

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

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 formed and developed and how local people manage their life along the famous Li River.

After 4.5-hour cruise, you will embark 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

West Street
Day 3 Longji Terrace & Zhuang Village Group Day Tour (B+L)

It would be hardly complete without a visit to the impressive Rice Terraces if you travel to Guilin. Rice Terraces is an incredible work with amazing combination of ancient Chinese wisdom and local geographic conditions. This group tour with lunch included will take you to explore the picturesque terraces you may have seen many times on books or magazines in the company of an excellent tour guide.

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. Then after lunch, you will move on to the highlight of the day, the 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 Terrace Field
Day 4 One Day Guilin City Sightseeing Bus Tour (B+L)

Today you will enjoy Guilin downtown attractions including Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, and Seven Star Park.

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. 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
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

Booking Method

  • Please send your travel request to us at [email protected]. You are also welcomed to call us free at +86 15129005119 for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Our expert consultant will have your booking confirmed in 12 hours. We accept the last-minute booking for most of time even if time is pressing. After your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email which includes the agreed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Our Tour guide

Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!

The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.

Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby. 

Our Driver and Vehicle

The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.

Meals

Food is an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.

If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.

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