Do you want to discover the charm of both the coastal city and the tropical island? If so, you may be interested in our 5 Days Beihai and Weizhou Island Relaxing Tour. This tour will take you to explore the essence of Beihai, such as the Beihai Old Street, the Guantouling National Forest Park, and the Silver Beach. You will also venture to Weizhou Island, the largest and youngest volcanic island in China. Discover stunning beaches, unique rock formations, and a 19th-century church built by French missionaries. This Immerse yourself in cultural diversity at the island’s museum, indulge in water sports, and savor delicious seafood for a memorable vacation in the scenic landscapes of China.
2. Guantouling National Forest Park: Seek tranquility in Guantouling’s lush landscapes, enjoying panoramic views of the sea, mountains, and city from the observation deck.
3. Silver Beach Retreat: Unwind on the soft sands of Silver Beach, one of China’s premier coastal destinations, and let the gentle waves create a serene ambiance.
4. Weizhou Island’s Wonders: Explore the geological marvels of Weizhou Island, from unique rock formations to a 19th-century church, indulging in water sports and savoring seafood for an adventurous island experience.
- Day 1: Arrival in Beihai
Upon arrival at Beihai airport or railway station, we'll pick you up and transfer you to Beihai's downtown area for hotel check-in. Spend the remainder day to explore the city at your leisure.
Evening ideas: Consider a visit to Beihai Old Street, a historical and cultural hub with a rich history spanning over 1,000 years. Don't miss the opportunity to savor local delicacies such as Beihai rice noodles, seafood, and coconut milk.
- Day 2: Beihai to Weizhou Island by Ferry (B, L)Weizhou Island, Dishuidanping Scenic Spot
Enjoy your breakfast and then join your guide and driver at the hotel entrance. You will head to the port where you will board a ferry to Weizhou Island, a young and large island formed by volcanic eruptions. The ferry trip will last about an hour.
Upon arrival at Weizhou Island, check in at your hotel and then venture to the Dishuidanping Scenic Spot, a natural wonder shaped by volcanic eruptions. Marvel at the unique rock formations, crystal-clear waterfalls, and lush vegetation. Capture the breathtaking sunset over the sea from the viewing platform, and the rest of the evening is yours to relax on the beach or experience the island's nightlife.
Accommodation: Weizhou Island
- Day 3: Weizhou Island Exploration (B, L)Crocodile Mountain Scenic Area, Museum of Weizhou Island National Volcanic Geopark, scenic ride along Huandao Road
Start your day with breakfast and a visit to the Crocodile Mountain Scenic Area, where a crocodile-shaped rock emerges from the sea. Ascend the iconic towering lighthouse for a panoramic view of the island and the sea.
Continue your exploration at the Museum of Weizhou Island National Volcanic Geopark, where you can delve deeper into the geological history and features of the island, observing various specimens of rocks, fossils, and plants.
Take a brief stop at Monument Square, home to the statue of General Chen Shaokuan, a renowned naval commander and the island's founder.
Following this, enjoy a scenic ride along Huandao Road on a battery vehicle, offering views of the beautiful coastline, sandy beaches, and coconut groves. Proceed to Shiluokou, a popular spot for water sports and leisure activities. Engage in activities like swimming, snorkeling, surfing, or kayaking in the crystal-clear blue waters. Be sure to inform your guide if you wish to participate in water sports and come prepared with your swimwear.
After today's adventures, return to your hotel for a well-deserved rest!
Accommodation: on Weizhou Island
- Day 4: Weizhou Island - Back to Beihai (B, L)Sunrise at Five Colors Beach, Catholic Church
Rise early to witness the sunrise at Five Colors Beach, a breathtaking shoreline adorned with diverse hues of sand and water. Watch as the sun emerges from the horizon, painting the sky with vibrant colors. Capture the moment with photos or collect shells as souvenirs.
After this tranquil experience, return to your hotel for breakfast. Following that, transfer to the Catholic Church in Shengtang Village, a Gothic-style church constructed by French missionaries in the 19th century. Take a leisurely stroll around the village or explore the church's architecture and history. Immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of the local villagers.
Enjoy the remainder of the day at your own pace until your guide picks you up to board the ferry back to Beihai for an overnight stay. Whether you choose to relax on the beach, shop for local specialties, or indulge in delicious seafood, the time is yours to unwind.
Accommodation: Beihai downtown
- Day 5: See More of Beihai & Beihai Departure (B, L)Beihai Old Street, Guantouling National Forest Park, Silver Beach
Following breakfast, explore Beihai Old Street, a historic and culturally rich thoroughfare with a legacy spanning over 1,000 years. Admire the old buildings, the ancient city wall, and the stone archway. Consider purchasing souvenirs such as pearls, shells, and handicrafts.
Then, travel to the top of Guantouling National Forest Park, a natural sanctuary with diverse wildlife and amazing views. Observe the scenery from the lookout point, such as the ocean, hills, and urban area. Breathe in the clean air and enjoy the verdant surroundings.
Continue your journey to Silver Beach (Yintan), renowned as one of the finest beaches in China. Enjoy the soft sand, clear water, and gentle waves. Whether you prefer swimming, sunbathing, or engaging in beach games, Silver Beach offers a perfect setting.
After a relaxing time on Silver Beach, you'll be transferred to the airport or train station for departure. Wishing you a pleasant journey and looking forward to welcoming you again!