Cycling the eastern side of the Li River and Guilin City Highlights Tour

Suggested Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Guilin, Flight not included

Airport Transfer (Guilin)

Day 2: Cycling the eastern side of the Li River near Guilin, Daxu Ancient Town, Crown Cave
Daxu Ancient Town

Cycling the eastern side of the Li River near Guilin: Cycling on the eastern side of the Li River is one of the popular cycling routes among Guilin biking enthusiasts. This route is about in total 30km and takes a whole day. The starting point is your hotel in Guilin and your guide will escort while you ride through the bustling city center then ride along Mopan Hill Road. The beauty of mountains on road side is the reprehensive of Guilin’s landscape. The first stop is at Daxu Ancient town with its hundreds of years of history; we visit the town and have lunch. After lunch we continue the trip to Crown Cave, which is our destination. The cave has an elevator, small train, boats and sightseeing roller coaster. You will transfer to you Guilin hotel by private car.

Daxu Ancient Town: Daxu Ancient Town is in the township of Linchuan, 15km away from the city proper of Guilin.It is one of Guangxi’s four ancient towns. The old street runs about 2km along the Li River. The narrow street is paved stone blocks, and the houses on both sides are well preserved.

Crown Cave: 29km south of Guilin, the Crown Cave is a giant subterranean river cavern by the Li River. Taking the shape of the gold crown of ancient emperor, the cave is 12 km long and consists of three parts. Views inside are fantastic, stalactites and stalagmites in all strangle shape are illuminated by lights and glisten with a golden glow. An underground stream passes through the cave and then joins the Li River. The cave has modern sightseeing facilities, including an elevator, small train, boats and sightseeing roller coaster.

Day 3: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling
li river cruise guilin china

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.

Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: Experience the hustle & bustle of the Yangshuo traffic for 10 minutes before you escape onto the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshuo countryside. Biking alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. You will have a family visit on the half way. It is an opportunity to see a real country life and talk to the local farmers.

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

Airport Transfer (Guilin)

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