As a popular tourist city, Guilin is famous for natural scenery and taste of minor ethnic. In ancient time, Guilin city and nearby area was called “Baiyue” which means living area of minority nationalities. In this 4 days private tour, you will have 3 days for sightseeing to Daxu Ancient Town, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo, Yulong River, etc.
Daxu Ancient Town, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, West Street, Yulong River
Arriving in Guilin, our tour guide will hold a welcome board with your name at the airport or train station. Then you will board the private car and be escorted to your hotel in Guilin downtown area.
Accommodation: Hotel in Guilin downtown area booked by you
Day 2 Guilin
Attractions: Daxu Ancient Town, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave (Lunch)
At 09:00 your will guide meet you in your hotel lobby. Your Guilin tour will start with Daxu Ancient Town. The ancient town lies on east bank of Li River and is 23km from Guilin city area. This 1000+ years old ancient town appeared in the North Song Dynasty and welcomed its peak time in the period of the Republic of China. Visit the ancient town for 2-3 hours and then have a Chinese style lunch. After lunch drive back to Guilin city for sightseeing to ElephantTrunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave. The Elephant Trunk Hill locates at joint-point of Peach River and is one of the symbol of Guilin tour. Reed Flute Cave is one of the top famous Karst Caves in China.
Accommodation: Hotel in Guilin downtown area booked by you
Day 3 Guilin – Yangshuo
Attractions: Li River Cruise, West Lake (Lunch)
In the morning meet the guide and driver in your Guilin hotel at around 08:30 and transfer to Mopanshan Dock of Li River catch the cruise ship starting at 09:30. After you boarding the ship with guide the driver will leave and drive to Dock in Yangshuo where the cruise ends. We will used the 3 star cruising ship. The whole cruise last about 4-4.5 hours and lunch included on the ship. During the cruise period you will have a outer visit of the highlight sites in Guilin. You will witness one of the most beautiful work by nature.
At about 13:30 the cruise will end in Yanshuo. The driver will meet you at Dock and transfer to the must-go place – West Street. Our guide will escort you take a walk in this 1400 years old West Street for about 1 hour to see lots of ancient style buildings, see local people’s life and try some local food if you like.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangshuo booked by you
Day 4 Yangshuo – Guilin
Attractions: Yulong River (Lunch)
In the morning check out your hotel in Yangshuo. Then board your private car and drive to experience the unique bamboo raft ride along Yulong River. It would be a totally difference feel from the ship cruise of Li River. Bamboo raft is the most common local vehicle for water carriage in old days. During the 1-1.5 hours’ bamboo raft ride, you will meet the beautiful karst peaks, rice fields, clear waters, and green bamboo.
After lunch you will be escorted back to Guilin airport or train station for departure. (We advise you book the flight/train departs Guilin later than 15:00)
Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
One bottle of mineral water per day
In the dry winter & early spring days, to protect the environment of Li River, we will cruise along the itinerary: Yangdi – Dashuang (Huashan) – Yangdi. And the cruise time will be shortened to 2.5-3 hours.
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.
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.