Essence of Guilin & Li River Tour
Guilin's scenery is regarded as "the most beautiful scenery in the world". This tour illustrates best combination of the natural scenery and human culture in Guilin and Yangshuo.
- The Li River
- Yangshuo Countryside
- Reed Flute Cave
- Elephant Trunk Hill
Your private guide will meet you and pick you up at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport with a comfortable private car and take you to the hotel. The guide will help you check in.
Good to Know:
- Free Mobile or Pocket Wi-Fi — Our free cell phone (includes 30 free minutes) or Pocket (3G) Wi-Fi will be at the hotel's check-in desk.
The evening is a great time to explore Guilin by yourself. Here are some recommendations. Also see our Discover More ideas.
- Explore Zhengyang Pedestrian Street
- Explore Xicheng Pedestrian Street
- Guilinese Good Luck Restaurant — recommended local restaurant
- Left Bank Café — top Western restaurant
Hotels –High end/mid-range/ budget hotels in Guilin that have won positive feedback:Guilin Osmanthus Hotel / Guilin Bravo Hotel /Sheraton Hotel
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will be waiting for you with a map of Guilin, drinks, and snacks in the lobby. And then the driver will escort you to the pier to take an awe-inspiring Li River cruise.
Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo: It is an unforgettable experience. As you take in the stunning scenery, there's something interesting to see at almost every bend in the river.
Cycling in the Countryside in Yangshuo: Biking alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China, and the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshuo countryside.
Free-time Ideas in Yangshuo:
This tour is customizable that you can add any activities to your itinerary. Just ask your travel advisor to fulfill your requirements.
Dinner will be according to your own arrangement. Here are some recommendations:
- Cafe del Moon
- Rosewood Café
Recommended and value guaranteed:Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel / Green Lotus Hotel
In the morning after breakfast the driver will transfer you from Yangshuo to Guilin city.
Reed Flute Cave: This cave is regarded as the most impressive cave in Guilin, offering a magic land of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, and limestone formations resembling birds, plants, and animals in fantastic shapes and colors.
Elephant Trunk Hill Park: Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of Guilin, got its name because its shape resembles an elephant with its trunk drinking from the Li River. The hill is pierced with many caves and topped with a small pagoda.
Pearl Culture Shop: The superb jewelry and pearls that you will see exhibited in this licensed shop are of the highest quality and their authenticity is guaranteed.
If you're not departing immediately, see How to Plan a Day in Guilin for more free time ideas. You can ask your personal travel advisor for advice.
- Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge.
- Tour price is indicative only, please inquire for a detailed quotation.
- More people more discounts.
Tour Length: 3 Days
Excellent Local Guides
We selected the most experienced tour guides in each city. They are all very professional and flexible during the tour with oustanding knowledge of all the sites and history.
Our Luxury Car for Families
We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons. The comfort and safety of our customers is of utmost importance, so we ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained and always very clean.
Comfortable People Carrier for Small Groups
We use only air-conditioned small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.
- Price Inclusion
- Price Exclusion
- Centrally Located Hotels
- Authentic Chinese Food
- Private Cars and Drivers
- Private Guides
- Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
- Entrance Fees
- Phone Rental / Wi-Fi Package
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
- Luggage Transfers
- International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
- China Entry Visa Fees
- Excess Baggage Charges
- Personal Expenses
- Single Room Supplement.
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JeromeApril 8, 2013
Your female guides were exceptional I must say. They were helpful, flexible, professional and very informative and made us feel very welcome. Their English was exceptionally good and we understood each other perfectly!! Read more
Gudrun March 5, 2013