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Guilin, Longsheng & Yangshuo Relaxation Tour

gl-7:7-day in-depth experience of minority culture and relaxation in the countryside
From: $1,089
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Discover the old town of Daxu and visit the highlights of Guilin city. Explore the fantastic Longji rice terraces, and experience the lifestyle of mountain minorities. Take a Li River cruise, and see the idyllic countryside around Yangshuo.

Highlights

  • Visit the spectacular rice terraces and explore local minority culture
  • Take a relaxing Li River cruise with fantastic views on the best riverboat
  • Bike or walk through idyllic countryside and relax while rafting on the Yulong River
  • Take a local cookery lesson and learn how to make authentic Chinese food.

Suggested Itinerary

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Day 1 Guilin Arrival
Guilin Shangri-la Hotel (the best 5-star hotel in Guilin, beside the Li River)/ Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (4-star, central location and by the lakeside)

Upon arrival your local tour guide will meet you at the arrival hall of the airport with a name plate. If you arrive by train, your local tour guide will meet you with a name plate at the exit of the train station.

After your guide meets you, he/she will escort you by private vehicle to your hotel. Have a good rest and be ready for the next day's adventure!

Evening Ideas:

The night scenery in Guilin is beautiful and it makes a great way to unwind after a flight. The 'Two Rivers and Four Lakes' in the downtown area offer pleasant lakeside walks and night cruises.

Day 2 Daxu Old Town and Guilin Highlights
Day 3Guilin to Longji, with Overnight Stay in a Traditional Hillside Village
Day 4Walking Among Rice Terraces; Longji to Guilin
Day 5Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo
Day 6Yangshuo Countryside Tour
Day 7Local Cookery Experience; Guilin Departure

Trip Notes

1. About the Rural Market Near Daxu

There is a rural market every two days near Daxu ancient town. If you are interested in visiting the market and seeing how local farmers do their purchases, ask your guide to arrange for a stop at the market on the way to Daxu.

Your guide will be happy to go the extra mile and help you, if your travel dates happen to coincide with rural market dates.

2. About the overnight stay in Longji Rice Terraces

Please take a small bag or backpack for your overnight stay on the mountain village. Your guide will assist you with storing your big suitcase in your hotel in Guilin.

3. How the Weather Affects the Scenery and What to Bring

It is rainy and wet during Guilin's rainy season, from April to July. But the mists during this period make Guilin mysterious. It might rain or be misty (obscuring some of the view), but even then the scenery is beautiful.

If you are traveling between April and July, a pair of comfortable waterproof walking shoes is a must.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Dec.1 - Mar.31 5-star 4-star
2-5 People $1,219 $1,089
6-9 People $879 $749
Apr.1 - Nov.31    
2-5 People $1,319 $1,169
6-9 People $969 $829

Note:
The above prices are not applicable to the Chinese National Day Holiday and Chinese Spring Festival.

Our Service Included:

  • Our 1-to-1 expert China consultancy with unlimited itinerary changes
  • Booking of China internal flights, trains, and cruises, per your preferences
  • Your own China-Highlights-trained, versatile and knowledgeable tour guide
  • Your own chauffeured and comfortable vehicle, chosen for ample space
  • Hand-picking of hotels for your requirements
  • Hotel breakfasts arranged, and local restaurant lunches ordered, to suit you
  • Entry to all attractions on your itinerary, with queues avoided wherever possible
  • Our 24-7 helpline for while you are travelling