5 Days Guilin Tour and Longsheng Terraced Field TourDuring this Guilin Tour, you have a chance to boat on the picturesque Li River,and you will get surprised by the crystal waters, gorgeous Karst peaks and verdant forests.After arriving at Longsheng,Hiking along the Terraced Field is a unique way to see the countryside.On the third day,you will take a 15 km hike on the "Dragons Backbone",which will take you about 5 hours. The highlights are the minority people villages and the terraced rice fields.We insure that you will have a good time during this China City Tour.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Arrive in Guilin, Flight not included||Airport Transfer (Guilin)||/|
|Day 2||Guilin,Longsheng||Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guilin to Longsheng, Minority village and Longsheng Terraced Field||B,L|
|Day 3||Longsheng||Longsheng Short Hiking||B,L|
|Day 4||Guilin ,Yangshuo||Li River Cruise||B|
|Day 5||Yangshuo to Guilin to Departure City, Flight not included||Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Airport Transfer (Guilin)||B,L|
Place & Transport: Arrive in Guilin
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Guilin)
Place & Transport:Guilin,Longsheng
Today's Activities: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guilin to Longsheng, Minority village and Longsheng Terraced Field
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
- Elephant Trunk Hill: It is the badge of Guilin city. The whole hill looks exactly like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water of the Li River. It is the masterpiece of karst landscape, composed of pure limestone deposited on seabed 360million years ago.
- Reed Flute Cave:The Reed Flute Cave offers a majestic fairyland of karst caves with landscape and rural scenery. It is a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors, all glistening in colorful lights.
- Longji Terraced Field: With a history of more than 700 years, the area is still being used for growing premium quality rice by Yao and Zhuang villagers. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides and look like great steps cut into the slopes as they wind around the mountainsides. This ingenious construction makes best use of the scarce arable land and water resources in the mountainous area.
Place & Transport:Longsheng
Today's Activities:Longsheng Short Hiking
- Longsheng Short Hiking : Hiking along the large pieces of Terraced Field is a nice experience. The scene of farming and the beautiful village scenery will feast your eyes with a pure country life style. It takes around 5 hours to finish this short hiking. Hiking Tips: 1. Wear walking shoes and clothes which are suitable for outdoor activities. 2. Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, sun-glasses, and cap etc. 3. June and November are the recommended times. June is the time when crop are irrigated and November is harvest time. Spring and autumn are also recommended because the temperatures and humidity are lower.Day 4
Place & Transport:Guilin to Yangshuo
Today's Activities:Li River Cruise
- Li River: The most beautiful scenes of Guilin scenery are found along the Li River. The hills beyond hills with their reflections in the crystal water are like fairy land, the green bamboo greets you all the way along the river in the breeze; the water buffaloes eating grass casually; the ducks swimming along the river; the fisherman fishing or catnapping on the bamboo rafts with his cormorants resting peacefully next to him, it's God dotted landscape. "Serenity" is a word poet tried to describe, "story-book-mountains" is kids say about the hills. Chinese traditional paintings are what Chinese artists have being trying to depict the scenery for thousands of years. But the natural beauty of the Li River is indeed beyond any descriptions, you have to be there to see with your own eyes and to feel with your own heart.Day 5
Place & Transport: Yangshuo to Guilin to Departure City, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Airport Transfer (Guilin)
- Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: Experience the hustle & bustle of the Yangshuo traffic for 10 minutes before you escape onto the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshuo countryside. Biking alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. You will have a family visit on the half way. It is an opportunity to see a real country life and talk to the local farmers.
|Nov.1 - Mar.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|Guilin||Sheraton Guilin(or same class)||Guilin Bravo Hotel (or same class)||Guilin Osmanthus Hotel(or same class)|
|Longsheng||Longsheng Li An Lodge(or same class)||Longji Star Wish Resort(or same class)||Pingan Inn(or same class)|
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Dear May Lin, A belated Happy New Year wishing you a prosperous year. Sorry for sending this email very late, we wanted to send it along time ago ( almost 2 months) since we came back from the beautiful trip to China. We are sending you this appreciation email to express our thanks to you for the good work you did in this trip and the excellent help we got from you here in Canada and abroad. The as ... more
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