5-Day Guilin Countryside and Bamboo Rafting Tour

Guilin is absolutely one of the perfect destinations for a family vacation in China. If you want to skip some cookie-cutter itineraries for normal visitors, then this itinerary will be an ideal destination.

Following this tour, you will interact with natural beauty and experience some moderate outdoor activities. Get close to the folk culture of South China in Daxu Ancient Town, appreciate the Li River on Xianggong Mountain and rafting on Li River, and explore a mysterious hidden cave in Yangshuo!

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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1 Guilin Arrival
  • Sheraton Guilin (5-star) / Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (4-star) / Guilin Park Hotel (3-star)
  • None

After you arrive in Guilin, your personal guide will meet you at the airport. Driving to your hotel and helping you to check in. If time is available, you can walk around Bingjiang Road in the evening. The night view of Guilin Li River is stunning with colorful light.

Sun and Moon Tower
Sun and Moon Tower
DAY 2 Guilin
  • Breakfast and lunch

Have a relaxing breakfast and then head for the Elephant Trunk Hill. It is the symbol of Guilin. Driving to Reed Flute Cave which is the largest cave in Guilin. The length of the tour is only 550 meters but it offers a magic land of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants, animals, and other fantastic shapes.

Take a short break during lunchtime, and then drive to Daxu Ancient Town. Daxu means “big market”. Let’s knock on their doors to discover their lasting stories of Daxu.

Daxu Ancient Town
Daxu Ancient Town
DAY 3 Guilin to Yangshuo stay overnight in Yangshuo
  • Breakfast and lunch

Today, head for Yangshuo after breakfast. Start your tour with Xingping Town. It is the largest town along the Li River, on the east bank of the river. Xingping is one of the best photographic locations and you can go there to take the best-known attractions on the Li River. Then rafting along the Li River between Xingping and the famous Nine-Horses-Fresco is an unforgettable experience.

Climb to the top of Xianggong Hill to have a bird-view of Li River and enjoy the stunning view of Li River, as well as the fantastic Karst scenery.

Xianggong Mountain
Xianggong Mountain
DAY 4 Yangshuo Outdoor and adventure activities
  • Breakfast and Lunch

Today will be an exciting day, the tour will start with Hidden Cave Exploration. The keyhole arch is hidden near a rock-climbing base on the hillside. You can go through the keyhole arch to the other side of the hill. The view on the other side of the hill may surprise you. The best time for this small adventure is August to February. Spring and early summer are wet inside.

And then you will bike alongside the countryside of Yangshuo. The scenery is breathtakingly beautiful. You can enjoy your time with nature and also have the chance to learn about local life. After that, you will visit West Street. Many foreigners make the street their home.

Fenglou Cave Exploring & Hiking
Fenglou Cave Exploring & Hiking
DAY 5 Yangshuo to Guilin and departure
  • Breakfast 

Today, you will be transferred to Guilin and say goodbye to this beautiful and lovely karst landscape city in South China.

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