This is a tour for people who keen on nature, adventure, sightseeing, and exceptional photo opportunities. Feel like a jungle explorer as you hike through the Tongling Grand Canyon with dramatic waterfalls, underground rivers, karst caves, hanging stalactites, and thick virgin forests. The transnational Detian Waterfall will shock you with the breathtaking scenery and photogenic waterfall. A relaxing time in Mingshi Village with Guilin-like scenery and idyllic countryside life completes this fantastic adventure.
*Hike through the Tongling Grand Canyon to get inspired by the mysterious karst landform, dramatic waterfalls, and so forth.
*Enjoy leisure time in Mingshi Scenic Area and enchant your soul with the idyllic countryside and mesmerizing natural landscapes comparable to Guilin.
- Day 1: Nanning Arrival - Tongling Grand CanyonTongling Grand Canyon
Welcome to Nanning! Your guide and driver will pick you up upon arrival at Nanning Wuxu International Airport. The pick-up time is from 7:15 am to 10:30 am.
Then a 3.5 hours’ driving will take you to Tongling Grand Canyon. The canyon is 10km long and offers 5 ravines collecting dramatic waterfalls, underground rivers, karst caves with multicolored lights, cliff-hanging coffins, miraculous hanging stalactites, and thick virgin forest. You will enjoy the 188 meters high Tongling Waterfall which is the waterfall with highest drop in China.
Good to know: You’d better bring some snacks along since it’s a long drive from the airport to Tongling Grand Canyon.
Accommodation: Detian Hotel
- Day 2: Detian WaterfallDetian Waterfall
Experience the ultimate sightseeing at Detian Waterfall today. Straddling the China-Vietnam border, Detian Waterfall is ranked as the largest transnational waterfall in Asia. Comprised of three levels, this is one of the most scenic and photogenic waterfalls with the towering karst peaks and trees as background. You can take a bamboo raft to admire the lower layer of the fall and feel the spray from the falls. There are several viewing platforms along the riverside, and your guide will lead you to admire the grand waterfall from different angles and distances and take some amazing photos from atop.
Drive about 2 hours to the Mingshi Village where you will be entertained with authentic dance performances from the local Zhuang group.
Accommodation: Mingshi Nali Hotel
- Day 3: Mingshi Scenic Area - Nanning DepartureMingshi Scenic Area
Enjoy a leisure walk around the idyllic Mingshi Scenic Area after breakfast. Being a host of karst mountains, lazy river, limestone caves, rice terraces, ethnic minority buildings, etc., Mingshi Scenic Area is honored as “Little Guilin”, but sees much fewer tourists than Guilin. If rural life or photography is your style, Mingshi should be your paradise.
Then return to Nanning for departure (about 4 hours driving).
Some recommended activities to enjoy yourself in Mingshi Scenic Area:
1. There are several riding routes in Mingshi, you can rent a bike and enjoy leisure riding around the rustic scenes.
2. Admire the stunning waterscape and idyllic countryside on a bamboo raft. (takes about 1 hour)
3. Enjoy yourself in the swimming pool of your hotel.
Booking MethodStep 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours. Step 2: A small amount deposit will be required to book a tour. After deposit received, a detailed service voucher will be sent to you to confirm the booking. Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date. If you have any further question, please feel free to contact us! Email: [email protected] Cellphone number: +86 18792910029 WhatsApp / Wechat ID: 008618792910029 Facebook: @xianholidaystravelagency
In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!
The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices.
If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they’ll book the hotel for you.
Our Tour Guide
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.
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 a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.