Take a high-speed train from Guangzhou South Station and arrive at Guilin North Station, where your guide will meet you. After half an hour’s drive to downtown Guilin, start your half-day tour with Reed Flute Cave to see awesome stalactites and stalagmites. Then visit Fubo Hill to enjoy ancient stone carvings and a city bird’s eye view.
After half an hour’s drive to Zhujiang Wharf, your guide will show you the wonders of the Li on your four-hour Li River Cruise, a “must” for a Guilin tour. You can choose to stay on the deck to breathe fresh air or take seat inside. The boat navigating down the river is just like watching a Chinese landscape scroll painting unroll.
Longsheng’s terraces fields are also called ‘the stairway to heaven’. It witnesses to the Yao and Zhuang minority people’s struggle and integration with nature over the generations. Climbing to the sightseeing spots of Ping’an village you will see the terraces from different angles.
You will be driven about 40 minutes from Sanjiang town to Chengyang. Visit Bazhai, ’the Eight Villages’. The ‘Wind and Rain’ Bridge is the largest one of its kind in the world.