5-Day Picturesque Guilin Biking Tour

Cycle through Ink Painting Landscapes

5-Day Picturesque Guilin Biking Tour

If you want to have a greener, healthier Guilin tour, relax in the great outdoors, and experience unique Guilin scenery and local lifestyles at your own speed, then discovering the beauty of Guilin by bicycle is a good choice.

On this 5-day tour, you will cycle along the spectacularly scenic Li and Yulong rivers and through the charming countryside of Guilin and Yangshuo. Follow your cycling guide to breathe lungfuls of fresh air amidst towering karst hills, get close to nature, and encounter local farmers.(gl-34)

Tour 'Wow' Points

Cycle through the Splendid Landscapes of Guilin on Less-Traveled Routes

Drop the 'set menu' made for ordinary tourists and see more of Guilin's amazing countryside.

Yangshuo countryside
Xitang Reservoir

Experience the Local Life of Rural South China

Discover the old towns of Daxu and Xingping, visit a nearby rural market (depending on market day), witness local people laboring in their orchards or rice fields…

Daxu ancient town
Yangshuo local village

A Professional Outdoor Cycling Coach Will Lead the Tour

We will specially arrange an experienced outdoor cycling coach (English speaking) to lead the way. Cycle a "GREE UCI World Tour - Tour of Guangxi" Mountain Stage. To avoiding the city traffic, we will transfer you from downtown to rural Daxu to start the cycling.

a Guilin local professional outdoor cycling coach
Tour of Guangxi bicycle-race track

Stay Overnight in Hotels with Scenery at Every Turn

After the rewarding cycling, enjoy a relaxing stay in hotels with incredibly beautiful surroundings in Xingping and Yangshuo.

Xiping Island Resort
A hotpot meal

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Itinerary Quick Look

Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.

DAY 1 Guilin Arrival

We'll arrange your airport pickup and help you settle in. The rest of the day is your own to explore Guilin. Feel free to ask your guide or travel advisor for suggestions.

DAY 2 Guilin to Xingping | Cycle a "Tour of Guangxi" (47 km)

Biking time: 4–5 hours

Biking difficulty: moderate

In the morning, your professional coach and private driver will transfer you to Daxu. Discover the old town of Daxu, then start your cycling from Daxu to Xingping Ancient Town along the Li River's east bank. You will pass by some local villages, farmer's orchards, and picturesque Xitang Reservoir during the trip.

Your luggage will be sent to your hotel by car. Stay overnight in Xingping's beautiful fishing village "island".

DAY 3 Xinping to Yangshuo | Cycle along the Li River (40 km)

Biking time: 4–5 hours

Biking difficulty: easy to moderate

Wake up on an island with the twittering of birds and the fragrance of flowers, then cycle along the Li River to Xianggong Hill in where you will have a stop and climb to the top of the renowned karst hill for the fairytale pinnacle forest views. After descending, continue cycling to Yangshuo through a forest of hills.

Your luggage will be sent to the hotel by car. Stay overnight in Yangshuo in a hotel chosen for excellent views.

DAY 4 Yangshuo | Cycling along the Yulong River (50 km)

Biking time: 5–6 hours

Biking difficulty: moderate

In the morning, take a short transfer from your hotel to avoid the town traffic, and begin cycling by the Yulong River, which is the most beautiful tributary of the Li River. Starting from Fuli Bridge, explore the stunning Yulong River valley, passing three picturesque local villages.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo, where the ride finishes.

DAY 5 Guilin Departure

We will see you off smoothly with an airport transfer (or other arrangements). Please let us know if you would like to customize the tour in any way.

Hotel Selection

—the Icing on the Cake

Boutique hotels are recommended to enrich your travel experience.

Xiping Island Resort

Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
FromCNY 5,780/ USD899p/p Based on a private tour for 2 people. price varies depending on program, travel date, number of people and chosen hotel

Price includes:

  • Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
  • English speaking local guide
  • Activities, hotels, and meals listed in the itinerary
  • 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling
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