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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :Summer Autumn Winter

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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Go for real adventure in Yangshuo! Besides Li River Cruise, hiking and cycling, you can choose this package to kayak down the river.


  • Guided kayaking adventure in less-visited downstream of the Li River
  • Guilin city highlights
  • Lcoal favorite meals
  • Great value and experience for young travelers

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Guilin Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Guilin)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin 5-star hotel  |  Grand Link Hotel Guilin 4-star hotel  |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 3-star hotel

Flying into Guilin, you will open a scenic journey. Your Guilin tour guide will escort you to hotel for check-in. Free time to relax.

- Smart Tips:

  • Guilin is a gateway for flights from some South Asia countries and it's also easy to reach from Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu or Hong Kong. No inbound flights included in this itinerary, however, you can request us for flight booking by a click.
  • To eat like a local, you may wanna try out Shangshui Food Street lined up with food stalls and mini bars with food ranging from Korean, Shanghainese, Guilin local cuisine and French cakes and so on. More info is on our tag.
  • Day 2 Guilin
    • Activities: Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Pearl Culture Shop
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at McFound Restaurant
    • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin 5-star hotel  |  Grand Link Hotel Guilin 4-star hotel  |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 3-star hotel

    Taking its name from the shape as an elephant drinking from the Li River, Elephant Trunk Hill is Guilin's enduring landmark. After this site, your Guilin tour guide will escort you to a comparatively small yet scenic park: Fubo Hill. Have lunch in a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, break the heat and get into Reed Flute Cave. A famous pearl store will be the last stop for today.

    - Smart Tips:

  • If you want to try something local, Shangshui Food Street at the southern corner of Zhengyang Pedestrian Street is a fun maze.
  • Elephant Trunk Hill

    Day 3 Yangshuo
    • Activities: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, Countryside Tour from Yangshuo to Aishan with open-air mini bus
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Green Lotus Hotel  5-star hotel  |  Traveler Inn  4-star hotel  |  Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel 3-star hotel

    The best way to have Guilin imprinted in your memory is to be in the picture. Today you will take a 4-hour boat trip down the Li River. You will arrive in Yangshuo in the afternoon.

    After check-in, you will go for a ride by an open-air golf cart around the rural surrounding of Yangshuo.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Don't miss Yangshuo's signature dish: Beer Fish. There are countless restaurants claiming themselves to be the best, however, local peope tend to dine in small restaurants instead of the big ones.
  • For vegetarians, Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant is a real retreat, plus its pretty views outside the window.
  • Don't get bored at night. Book a night show Impression Sanjie Liu to see how the director works his magic at a natural stage.
  • Day 4 Yangshuo
    • Activities: Yangshuo Kayaking
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Yuanshiren Restaurant
    • Hotels: Green Lotus Hotel  5-star hotel  |  Traveler Inn  4-star hotel  |  Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel 3-star hotel

    Up for something physical? Today you will get on a kayak to navigate along the downstream of the beautiful Li River.

    Before you set off, a professional coach will give a thorough introduction. The route is from Fuli pier to Puyi via Liugong, taking about 3 hours. You can make stops en route.

    Away from the crowdy canal full of boats, bamboo rafts and sampans, downstream of the Li River is more peaceful and kayaking enables you to be part of the scenery itself. Enjoy it!

    You will be back to Yangshuo for lunch after the trip. Have some free time in Yangshuo for the rest of the day.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Bring some snack with you during the trip.
  • If you want to do something more than just hanging at the bars, you can book a cooking class / writing class / Kungfu class with us. Request with your travel advisor.
  • Mountains and rocks look quiet appealing and challenging for rock climbers. Even if you are layman, there's no way to stop your adventure! Why not book a one-hour side-trip with us?
  • Day 5 Guilin Departure
    • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Airport Transfer (Guilin)
    • Meals: Breakfast

    Your 5-day Guilin tour comes to a perfect end. Today your Guilin tour guide will take you to the airport for departure flight. Thanks for traveling with China Travel and hope to see you again soon!

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Class Superior Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    from US $649 p/p

    Price details

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.