When in Guilin, it’s worth a day trip to get out of the city and into the terraced countryside of Longji. This private tour gets you out to the rice terraces, exploring the minority cultures that you encounter along the way. Transport, admission fees, and your guide are all included, so you don’t need to hassle with any planning. Plus this is a private tour, so you can go at your own pace the entire day.
Admire the karst scenery of the Li River and visit Yangshuo on a full-day cruise trip from Guilin. Sail by karst peaks, rice paddies, and bamboo groves on a comfortable cruise boat, and watch for farmers in the fields and cormorant fishing rafts. Disembark at Yangshuo and enjoy free time to explore its quaint streets, including West Street, before your return trip. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus simple onboard lunch included.
The Longji (Dragon's Backbone) Rice Terraces are a highlight of any visit to Guilin, but public transit options are limited. Say no to the group tour route march and explore independently on this private transport-only tour, with a bilingual driver direct from your Guilin or Yangshuo hotel. You'll stop at the entrance to buy tickets, then again in Ping'an Village, and be free to hike, take photos, and mingle with locals.
Enjoy a leisurely half-day cruise down the beautiful Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo. Admire the passing scenery of karst peaks, bamboo groves, rice paddies, farmers, and cormorant fishermen. In Yanghuo, stroll or shop along bustling West Street. Tour includes cruise with simple lunch, seat reservations and delivery of ticket to your Guilin hotel. Transfer from your Guilin hotel to the pier and pickup from Yangshuo can also be added at extra cost.
Immerse yourself in the minority cultures and natural landscapes on a full-day private tour from Guilin. Your break from the crowded city begins with pickup from your hotel. Relax on your way to the Longji Rice Terraces with your private guide. Visit Huangluo village and learn about the lifestyle of the local people. Experience a different culture in Ping'an Village and explore the traditional wooden houses (entrance at your own expense).
Experience the beautiful Li River on this sunset or sunrise cruise with a traditional cormorant fisherman. After a convenient hotel pickup, climb aboard the bamboo raft and marvel at the lush scenery while your guide practices this ancient type of fishing that involves no bait or hooks—just his trusty cormorant.
Li River landscapes are at their most magical at dawn, as sunrise illuminates rivers, mountains, rice fields and villages, with the only sound the roar of the burners. Whether you’re staying in Xingping, Yangshuo or central Guilin, this tour lets you relax and sleep in longer. Your private driver will collect you from your hotel and escort you to the takeoff point, then bring you back once you land.
Explore the karst formations, the countryside, and the Li River in Yangshuo by scooter on this private day tour with transportation provided from Guilin. Each scooter can hold one or two people, you decide. The cost of the scooter is extra, as are meals. You’ll have a guide with you to show you where to go, and who will arrange your transfer to and from Guilin.
Discover one of China’s most beautiful and distinctive landscapes when you embark on a cruise along the Li River. Following pickup at your local hotel, travel in the comfort of a private vehicle to the pier, where you’ll transfer to your vessel. Sail between Guilin and Yangshuo, enjoy lunch on board and admire craggy karst peaks, rice paddies, and more. Later, complement your sightseeing with tickets to the Liu San Jie Impression Light Show, an immersive evening performance held right on the water.
Discover the beauty of Guilin on this Classic Private Day Tour. By going on a guided tour, you’ll save hours researching where to visit, as you’ll have a carefully planned itinerary that takes you to multiple Guilin sites in a day. Highlights include Reed Flute Cave, Xianggong Hill, a cruise along Xingping River, and the much-loved Liu San Jie Impression Light Show.
The Li River’s karst landscapes have inspired artists for centuries. Experience them with a private guide and transfers on this comprehensive day tour from Guilin. Enjoy a simple lunch on board the boat as scenery such as Xingping, immortalized on the 20-yuan note, glides by. Then spend the afternoon exploring on land: tour Yangshuo town and Jiuxian Ancient Village, and stroll beside the Yulong River (bicycles are available to rent).
With banks insulated by rice paddies and water buffalo and jagged mountains spreading across the skyline, the Li River is a sightseer's dream come true. This tour includes a 4-hour tour down the river, followed by a trip to the 1,400-year-old Yangshuo Old Town, all with round-trip transportation from your hotel in Guilin. Lunch and a guide are also included in this tour.
Experience Longji’s amazing rice terraces on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about these ancient terraced fields—known by locals as “Dragon’s Backbone”—that were first developed nearly a millennia ago, during the Yuan Dynasty. Admire their surreal scenery from a lookout point after a quick cable car ride, then enjoy an optional hike down and lunch before returning to Guilin.
Experience the beauty of Yangshuo on this private day tour which takes you to Xiangong Hill and the Silver Cave, and more. You’ll have great views of the Li River and the karst mountains that lay beside it. The Silver Cave is the largest karst cave in Guilin. You’ll also visit Moon Hill and walk up to the top, before going to Xianggong Hill where you can take some photos of the river and the mountains.
Enjoy stunning scenery along the Li River with beautiful hills and gorgeous Karst peaks that gives you a new surprise at every bend from Guilin to Yangshuo. This tour provides English speaking driver and private car and The 3 Star or 4 star Luxury Boat river cruise ticket and box/buffet Chinese Lunch.
Take in the major sights of Guilin on a private half-day tour that showcases the geographic and cultural highlights of Guilin. Visit landmarks such as Elephant Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubu Hill and the Li River, learning about their history from your informative guide. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and admire some of the most beautiful terrain in China. This tour can easily fit into your Guilin sightseeing schedule, perfect for those with limited time.
Downtown Guilin lights up at night, and the best way to enjoy its beauty is to take a night cruise around the city’s Four Lakes scenic area. Enjoy panoramic views of the city’s multicolored nighttime skyline from a comfortable sightseeing boat; see after-dark highlights like the Twin Pagodas and the city’s musical fountains without wasting time on research or on walking from landmark to landmark.
Discover the spectacular beauty and local cultures of the Longji Rice Terraces on a full-day tour from Guilin. Take in Huangluo Yao village to learn about the Yao and Zhuang peoples that have cultivated these rice terraces for more than 800 years. Have lunch in the village and taste bamboo rice, a specialty dish cooked in a bamboo stalk. Then ascend the mountain to visit Ping’an village and take a walk through the Longji Rice Terraces. Photo ops abound in this stunning region — keep your camera handy!
Gain a more intimate insight into village life and Chinese minority cultures with a private tour of the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces. Your private guide will explain the traditions of Yao and Zhuang people before you visit Huangluo village. Next, drive to Ping’an village to trek to two of the most beautiful rice-terrace views. After lunch, your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
Discover Longsheng and China’s rich minority culture on a full-day guided tour from Guilin. Take an easy walk around to snap photos of the famous Longji Rice Terraces and admire spectacular views of the cultivated mountain expanses. Have lunch in Pingan Zhuang Village and learn from your guide about the local Zhuang and Yao communities. Then relax as your round-trip transportation returns you to your Guilin hotel. A great trip for photographers!
Follow in the footsteps of a myriad of professional photographers and soak up one of China’s most spectacular sunrises at Xianggong Mountain on this private door-to-door tour. Marvel as the dawn light illuminates the Lijiang River winding serenely through the karst pinnacles and capture shots that will last a lifetime.
Yangshuo is a popular tourist destination, famous for its karst landscape and idyllic countryside. The limestone hills jut randomly out and point to the sky, as the Li River winds its way peacefully through, creating a picture of timeless beauty.
1. Visit the Yangshuo Xianggong hill at the afternoon, the best time of the day to see the river and mountains from the Xainggong mountain.
2. Exterior view of the Ruyi peak, no need to climb up to the hill, but take a cable car go there.
Enjoy the beauty of the Li River and the karst formations of the area on this river cruise in Yangshuo with an English speaking guide. You’ll be collected from your hotel in Guilin, then taken to the port where you board your boat. You’ll cruise along the river to Yangshuo, having a buffet lunch along the way. Choose to stay in Yangshuo or get a transfer back to Guilin.
Want a panoramic bird eye view or an air overlook for stunning scenery of Guilin Karst landscape, Li River and Yanngshuo countryside? Just come with us for luxury but affordable air tour by helicopter and flying over Li River,Yangshuo,Yulong River and Xingping and Fuli Ancient Town.....
Note: Daily flying tour duration: 09:00--12:00 and 14:00--18:00
The child less than 3yrs old and the pregnancy period woman during 3-7 month can NOT take the helicopter.
After the helicopter Tour, we can continue Yangshuo sightseeing tour, like to go to the Yulong bamboo boat, Yangshuo Xianggong hill,Yangshuo Countryside cycling, West street, Silver cave, Liusanjie show or Xingping short Li River cruise with motorized boat and Countryside hiking etc....
Guilin sightseeing tour, like to go to the Reed Flute Cave, Elephant hill, Fubo hill, Seven Star park,Daxu old town and Yao mountain with the chairlift up and Toboggan down etc....
1 hour 30 minutes
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Price varies by group size
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