Guilin Tours

Guilin is a popular tourist destination, famous for its karst landscape and idyllic countryside. The limestone hills jut randomly out and point to the sky, as the Li River winds its way peacefully through, creating a picture of timeless beauty. Outdoor activities like hiking and biking will bring you in touch with nature and local peoples’ daily lives. As the Chinese saying goes, Guilin’s unique scenery “tops everything under heaven”. If you’ve never been to China before, Guilin should be on your “must-visit” list.

Guilin is suitable for travelling all year round, as each season has its unique beauty.

Discover one of the most beautiful places in China with a local guide!

NBA Star Andrew Bynum visited Guilin with us in 2009.

Based in Guilin, we at China Highlights (online since 1998) have served overseas travelers for nearly 20 years, with over 10,000 foreign customers per year in recent years! We know what customers need and what they are concerned about in Guilin. We aim to make a “perfect” Guilin trip for you.

We only choose the best guides for our Guilin tours. Some have been staff in our Guilin office previously, and some of our office staff have previously been guides. Our VIP customers and client reviews (see TripAdvisor) attest to the quality of our Guilin guides.

Popular Guilin Tours

Special Interest Tours

Exclusive Activities

Daxu Old Town Discover The Old Town of Daxu With A Local Scholar
Li River Pebbles Art Li River Pebbles Art Experience
Farming Activities Farming Activities
Helicopter Helicopter Tour

If you would like to take part in any of these experiences, exclusive to China Highlights, please ask your travel advisor to add them to your itinerary.

Why Travellers Go with Us

1. We provide professional sevice

4-Star Boat

Li River cruises: We have selected the newly operated 4-star boats serving a buffet lunch.


Yangshuo cycling: Unlike other agencies, we will take you by private vehicle from the congested town streets to the country roads to start your biking experience.

Guilin Food

Authentic Guilin food experiences: We at China Highlights have specially designed a “Guilin Food” brochure, selecting a number of dishes that are favorites with customers and locals for you to sample during your stay in Guilin.

See TripAdvisor for how customers have praised our guides.

Guilin Transportation
Guilin Toursim Map

How Many Days Do I Need to Visit Guilin?

  • 3 days is necessary for an essential tour: a Li River cruise plus Guilin city highlights
  • 4-5 days is popular for a highlights tour: the above plus Longji rice terraces and Yangshuo countryside tour (biking, bamboo rafting etc)
  • 6-7 days is recommended for a relaxation tour: the above plus 1-2 extra days in Xingping or Yangshuo for relaxation/photography, one overnight stay in a mountain village, and/or a visit to Sanjiang Dong minority county

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