Guilin Li River Cruise

Essece of Guilin By Water

Destinations: 4 Days Guilin Tour
Suggested Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Guilin, Flight not included

Airport Transfer (Guilin)

Day 2: Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Four Lake Day Cruise
Guilin Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave (1 hour): Located 5 kilometers northwest of Guilin city, the Reed Flute Cave gets the name from the reeds used for making flutes and pipes that grow at its entrance. The cave is regarded as the largest and most impressive cave in Guilin. It is 240 meters long, and the length of the tour is about 550 meters offering a magic land of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors. The visit lasts for 40 minutes and there are a lot of steps. Watch your step as the lights are dim. You guide will show you by electric torch.

Fubo Hill: Fubo Hill is on the west bank of the Li River in the city center. Partially submerged in the river it was named after General Fubo of the Tang Dynasty who built Mayuan Temple on the hill. Because of its location and height, Fubo Hill can tame the waves and stop the surging waters which then form whirlpools. It is 213 meters above sea level and 62 meters above ground level. There are almost 350 steps to climb to reach top of hill and but then you can enjoy a birds eye view of Guilin city.

Four Lake Day Cruise: Guilin Four Lake Scenic Spot is a water cycle moat; it attracted thousands of tourists visit every year. The day time boat cruise along the lake would be a fantastic experience to appreciate “the China’s Style Venice City” but also is a good opportunity to get up close the locals those who live in the lake bank. The round trips from Fir Lake to Mulong Lake, the copies of world-famous bridge present during the trip will feast your eyes.

Day 3: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo., Raft drift from Gongnong Bridge to Aishan Bridge
the li river bamboo rafting

Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. (4 hours): A cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. As you take in the stunning scenery, there's something interesting to see at almost every bend in the river. Between spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, farmers tending rice paddies, and lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river. You may see fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts, and if you're very lucky you might see one of the famous fishing cormorants. Boats depart from various wharves, according to the height of the river at different times of the year.The Li river cruise is by a medium size boat which can accommodate about 140 passengers.

Raft drift from Gongnong Bridge to Aishan Bridge: It is the down stream of the Dragon-meeting River. Departing from Gongnong Bridge, you can have an overlook of a spectacular hill, named as “camel crosses the river”. Sometimes, you might see a flock of widgeons and some water buffaloes swimming in the river. Meanwhile, you get an exciting experience when the raft crosses the dam.

Day 4: Yangshuo to Guilin to Departure City, Flight not included

Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Airport Transfer (Guilin)

Interested? Each tour can be tailored.