Guilin Longji Rice Terrace Yangshuo 4 Day Tour
Day By Day Itinerary
Arrival at Guilin
First you have a la carte lunch with an a la carte menu at a nice local restaurant, where you could enjoy the authentic Chinese food. Then have a stroll along the charming Shanhu Lake in the city center. Shan Lake ( Fir Lake )is on the east side of Rong Lake and connected with Li River. The Sun Tower and the Moon Tower are the highlight of the lake. The higher Sun Pagoda is connected by an underwater tunnel to the seven-story octagonal pagoda.
After walking around Shanhu Lake, move north to walk along Guilin's pedestrian street known as "Zhengyang Pedestrian Street". Zhengyang Pedestrian Street is on the northern bank of Shan Lake by the right side of Lijiang Waterfall Hotel. The over-600 meter street is full of stores, restaurants, bars. You will have the chance to see the local products and souvenirs.
Drive north to Folded Brocade Hill. Folded Brocade Hill is located about 2.5 km north of Rong Lake or Zhengyang Pedestrian Street. This is the best place to have a panoramic view in Guilin with spectacular views of Li River, Mulong River, Hubo Hill and Solitary Hill. It is a 20-minute' hike to the Bright Moon Peak (明月峰）for the spectacular view.
Transferred back to your hotel in Guilin.
Meals: a la carte Chinese lunch
Guilin Longji Rice Terraces Guilin
You are arranged to visit Dazhai Village (大寨) & Tiantouzhai Village (田头寨). Dazhai Village and Tiantouzhai Village are about 23 km to the northeast of the Longji Ticketing Office. Tiantouzhai is located on the hillsides above Dazhai Village. Both the two villages are roughly in the same area.
There are three high viewing platforms in the area – Platform No. 1, No 2 and No. 3. The Platform No.03 can be reached by the cable car service starting from the parking lot and by the entrance. You are arranged take cable car up the Viewing Platform No.03 for a bird-eye's view of the magnificent terraced paddy fields.
Then take cable car down. After lunch, have a stroll around Dazhai Village at the base of the terraced mountains. You will see Miao's wooden stilt-houses. There are also some intriguing things related to batik making, distillery, embroidery and silver arts. If you have strong legs, you may hike towards the Platform No.02 for the amazing view of the rice terraced fields.
At the end of the day, you are transferred back to your hotel in Guilin.
Meals: Hotel Breakfast and Chinese lunch
Guilin Li River Cruising Yangshuo Guilin
Your boat will bring you to Yangshuo. You will find yourself ending up here in the West Street (Xi Jie) 西街, a 500-meter vibrant street roughly starting from Yangshuo Dock where you disembark from your boat to Pantao Road (蟠桃路), a northeast – southwest street. This renovated old street has a a carnival feel, full of bars, souvenirs stands, restaurants, shops. Though the commercialization has cheapened its allure a bit, it is still an interesting place for people watching, drinking, eating and shopping. You will find a lot of street food, and souvenirs ranging from tacky gadgets to nice Miao embroidery.
You are arranged to bike thought the 6-km Shili Scenery Gallery in Yangshuo (骑行十里画廊). "Shili" literally means "10 li" in Chinese. The "li" is known as Chinese mile, a traditional Chinese unit of distance. Now one "li" is equal to a half kilometer. The Shili Scenery Gallery in Yangshuo (阳朔十里画廊) refers to the memerrizing 6km-long road starting from the southern end of Kangzhan Road (抗战路) in downtown Yangshuo to Moon Hill in Gaotian Town.
The 6km scenic road is flanked by idyllic fields, weird caves, undulating karst hills, the charming Yulong River, old Banyan trees, ancient villages, and seasonal flowers, presenting a picturesque corridor which is dubbed as "Shili Scenery Gallery ".
Back to your hotel after the bike tour.
Meals: Hotel Breakfast and Chinese lunch on board.
Yangshuo - Guilin and Exit
Meals: Hotel breakfast
|Dec. 01 - Feb. 28||Luxury Class||Standard Class||Comfortable Class|
|3 - 5 persons||$625||$565||$555|
|6 - 9 persons||$529||$469||$459|
|10 persons up||$439||$379||$369|
|Single room supplement||$199||$139||$129|
|Mar. 01 - Nov.30||Luxury Class||Standard Class||Comfortable Class|
|10 persons up||$499||$439||$379|
|Single room supplement||$259||$175||$135|
|Remark: The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.|
Hotels in Use for this tour :
|City||Luxury Deluxe Hotel||Standard Hotel||Comfortable Hotel|
|Guilin||Sheraton Hotel Guilin or same class||Guilin Bravo Hote or same class||Guilin Osmanthus Hotel or same class|
|Yangshuo||Green Lotus Hotel||GuiFu Hotel||GuiFu Hotel|
1.All transfers and city transportation for your own use
2.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.Two-night stay in Guilin and One night at Yangshuo with daily breakfast
5.The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
1.Tips to your tour guide and driver
2.One a la carte lunch (pay on your own)
3.Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident
1.Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate in Guilin.
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