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).
Weave your way along the beautiful Li River and explore the luscious Chinese countryside on a full-day tour from Guilin. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, capture fantastic photographs of the spectacular scenery as you sail down the calm river for four hours; feast on freshly caught fish and local specialties on board for lunch; and disembark to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of street vendors in a rustic village. Peruse bespoke boutiques selling fine Chinese paintings and precious jade jewellery and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel.
See some of the top attractions of Guilin on a full-day tour that begins with a Li River sightseeing cruise. Travel upstream through a spectacular landscape filled with dramatic limestone cliffs and lush greenery. Have lunch on board the boat, then disembark at a small village where you meet some locals. Continue to Yangshuo and have time to walk through the charming town before driving back to Guilin. Top off the day with a visit to Reed Flute Cave, millions of years old and brilliantly illuminated with multicolored lights.
Experience the Longji rice terraces at your own pace—without the hassles of public transport—on this private guided tour. Start at the Ping’an Village, home to the Zhuang people, then hike up to two separate viewpoints for classic rice terrace vistas. Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch before making your way back to Guilin, with a stop at the Sanjie Liu tea plantation if time permits.
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!
Enjoy a full-day tour that includes a 4-hour Li River sightseeing cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Take in the dramatic landscape along the Li River while listening to informative onboard commentary about the region. Enjoy a Chinese buffet lunch served on board your vessel, then disembark in Yangshuo and have free time to explore independently. Either remain in Yangshuo on your own, or meet the provided car transfer service at the designated time to return to Guilin where your tour ends.
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!
Discover China’s rich minority culture on an enriching full-day excursion to Longsheng from Guilin. Accompanied by a private guide, venture to the rural countryside to interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by ancient traditions. Hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, then capture photographs of the scenic sights with your guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
Take the scenic route to Yangshuo with this full-day Li River cruise from Guilin. Glide past the dramatic karst mountains and rural villages of the Li River; tuck into a delicious buffet lunch on-board; and visit the picturesque town of Yangshuo to enjoy the spectacular Liu Sanjie light show. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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.
The Yangshuo countryside in Guangxi Province is blessed with some of China’s most spectacular and emblematic scenery. During this tour, enjoy the flexibility and personalized attention of your own guide and driver as you explore the region’s highlights. Climb to the top of Xianggong Mountain for views of the surrounding karst landscape before boarding a bamboo raft for a leisurely float down the Yulong River.
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.
Get an insight into local lifestyles that are impossible without a guide on this day trip to the Longji rice terraces. Discover the unique culture of the Yao women, with their impossibly long hair, soak up stunning rice terrace views, enjoy a local lunch, and hike the “Dragon’s Backbone” through Zhuang and Yao villages. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
If you only take one day trip from Guilin, make it a cruise along the Li River. This full-day cruise includes a delicious buffet lunch on-board, a visit to the picturesque town of Yangshuo, and a thrilling bamboo rafting excursion along the Yulong River. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Explore the Guilin's surroundings on this full-day private tour. Explore the Reed Flute Cave to see unique, illuminated rock formations. Then head to Huangluo, also known as the “Long Hair Village,” to learn about the Yao lifestyles and why women grow their hair to lengths of 6.5 feet. The final stop is the beautiful Longji Rice Terraces, some of the largest in the world, carved into the lush scenery.
Spend a day visiting the idyllic Longji Rice Terraces, which date back over 650 years. You’ll have a stress-free day from the onset with round-trip transfers and entrance fees included. Travel with ease to rural areas, and learn about the local Zhuang community’s customs and traditions. You won’t have to worry about language barriers, as a guide will translate, and accompany you for delicious tastings, including Longji tea and rice wine.
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.
Experience the nature and culture of beautiful Guilin Province on this all-day luxury cruise. After a convenient hotel pickup, marvel at the bamboo groves, karst hills, and pretty villages of Li River. Enjoy a complimentary meal and drinks on board, and explore historic architecture and shop for traditional handicrafts on West Street in Yangshuo’s old town.
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.
Li River is a popular cruise destination for tourists, known for huge karst mountains, covered in lush forest and bamboo groves. Get the best possible view of the river’s many highlights, including Nine Horse Fresco Hill and Yellow Cloth Shoal, on this day cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Instead of settling for standard seating on the lower deck, enjoy astonishing views, comfy seats and plenty of space to stretch your legs with these upper deck, business class tickets.
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.
Take a leisurely half-day cruise up the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo. You'll pass by limestone peaks, bamboo groves, rice farmers, and fishermen along the way, then stroll West Street on arrival. Hotel pickup is provided from Guilin if you choose to stay at your destination, or upgrade for a round-trip transfer if you'd prefer to return.
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.
Enjoy a truly unique experience while in Guilin that’s well worth waking up early for. This Li River private sunrise tour takes you by bamboo raft onto the Li River. Not only will you catch sight of the stunning sunrise over the Guilin area, but afterward, you’ll also watch as a traditional cormorant fisherman shows you his trained bird’s skills. Finish the morning with a breakfast of Guilin rice noodles. Round-trip transport is included.