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Guilin & Yangtze Tour

7-Day, Guilin, Chongqing, Yangtze, Yichang, Private Tour (ct-yz-03s)

Guilin & Yangtze Tour
Guilin & Yangtze Tour


Peggie Lv,

Tour Manager

Guilin is known for the famous Li River and its beauty. The Yangtze is the cradle of the history of China and the country's life blood. Enjoy the best of both in this unforgettable tour.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Guilin, Flight is not included

Destinations & activities: Airport Transfer

Check in hotel upon arrival and have some free time.

Meals: None

Day 2


Li River
Li River

Destinations & activities: Li River Cruise

- Li River Cruise (4 hours): Cruise on the Li River to Yangshuo from Guilin. Along this unforgettable cruise you will experience stunning scenery and enjoy beautiful views of the bamboo groves peaking from behind limestone peaks, farmers working in rice paddies, fishermen in their bamboo rafts and water buffaloes bathing in the river. If you are lucky you might even spot a fishing cormorant.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Day 3

Guilin to Chongqing, Flight No. TBA

Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave

Destinations & activities: Reed Flute Cave, Folded Brocade Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop), Airport Transfer (Guilin), Airport Transfer (Chongqing)

- Reed Flute Cave (1 hour): The Reed Flute Cave showcases the artistry of nature. The cave got its name from the reeds that grow at the entrance which is used for manufacturing flutes. This is one of the most impressive and largest caves in the city and offers fantastic colors and shapes in animals, plants, birds, stone curtains, stone pillars, stalagmites and stalactites. This 40 minute tour also includes a lot of steps.
- Folded Brocade Hill: Located on Li River’s bank, the hill consists of stone blocks that are piled over one another like colorful silk. The hill is often known as Piled Silk Hill and is popular for its smooth climbing path and beautiful views. There are many interesting points to explore here such as the Catching Clouds Pavilion, beautiful scenery of Li River, Looking at River Pavilion, Diecai Tower, Wind Cave, Yuyue loft and Diecai Pavilion.
- Elephant Trunk Hill (40 minutes): The Elephant Trunk Hill is a recognizable symbol of the city located at Peach Blossom River and Li River’s junction. The hill looks like an elephant drinking from the river with its trunk, giving it this unique name. The hill is also home to many caves and a small pagoda.
- McFound Restaurant: Decorated in a traditional, charming northern style, this restaurant serves authentic and aromatic food in a family atmosphere.
- Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop): Sheltered by ancient trees and with the Solitary Beauty Peak, a limestone pinnacle, in its background, this paining gallery is a great setting and inspiration for the artists that work here. The limestone hill is surrounded by buildings from the Ming Dynasty. You can also purchase jade, art supplies and art created by artists and teachers of the university.
Tel: 0773-2827108
Address: Jingjiang Royal City ( Under the Solitary Beauty Peak )

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Day 4

Chongqing to Yangtze

Ciqikou Old Town
Ciqikou Old Town

Destinations & activities: Goose Neck Park, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town, Cruise pier Transfer (Chongqing), Board the ship from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and departs Chongqing at 9:00pm.(Dinner is not included)

- Goose Neck Park (1 hour): Visit this popular garden where the locals come to make music, play Mahjong and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The park provides gorgeous views of Chongqing and the river along with a large painting of Yangtze, former Embassy buildings and many other interesting buildings.
- Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo (2 hours): The zoo is spread over 45 hectares in the city’s western suburbs and is home to rare animals like South China Tigers and Golden hair moneys. Visitors can observe giant pandas and their newborns in the Panda Room or join Tai Chi practice here during the morning hours.
- Ciqikou Old Town (1.5 hours): The lively Ciqikou Old Town is still a busy and authentic community with narrow streets and old wooden houses. Close to the river you will find souvenir and craft shops, local snacks and food, music and teahouses.
- Cai Xiang Yuan Restaurant(Yangjiaping Branch): Enjoy a meal at this superb restaurant near Chongqing Zoo where the dishes are created with local ingredients and flavors. The restaurant also serves Cantonese dishes.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Terms & Conditions (More...

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.

Special Terms

  • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
  • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
  • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
  • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
  • For Cancellation Refunds, please click here.

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Tour Highlights

  • Immerse in Guilin's Li River
  • See the giant pandas in Chongqing
  • Unforgettable experience on the Yangtze River Cruise

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