Guilin, Longji, and Yangshuo Photography Tour

This life-changing tour is designed for photography beginners or enthusiasts as well, capture every unique moment of spectacular landscape and local farming culture, we take you to depth to the secrete way to stunning scenery, sunrise and sunset between karst mountains, local fishermen in the Li River with their cormorants, and minority people portraits in Longji ethnic tribes.

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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1 Entrance City to Guilin, Flight not included

Arrive in Guilin, Your guide and driver will pick you up from Guilin Airpot/Trian Station, then transfer you to your Guilin Hotel.

Good to Know

  • This tour package doesn't include international flights.


DAY 2 Tianxin Village, Daxu Ancient Town, Huixian Glass Land
  • Breakfast and lunch

Today's tour starts early in the morning, your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel in Guilin and transfer you to Tianxin Village. The place is surrounded by mountains with an unmistakable rustic charm. Oldman finished farm work flicked his water buffalo with a whip crossing the field or bridge with mountain views as a backdrop.

Then take a one-hour drive to Huixian Glass Land, climb up the halfway hill and capture the nature views of water reflection on rice fields with rolling peaks as the backdrop.

Lunch arrange in a local rice noodle restaurant, taste the most authentic Guilin noodles.

In the afternoon, time to take pictures of old towns with wooden houses, and people portraits. knock out the door of Mr. Zhou’s house, he is an old craftsman in Daxu ancient town (1 hour from Guilin downtown), photo of an old man doing craftwork under natural light date back to old times.

Back to Guilin hotel for a stay tonight.

Daxu Ancient Town

Daxu Ancient Town

DAY 3Guilin to Longsheng to Guilin
  • Breakfast and lunch

Tour start at 8 am and takes 2 1/2 hours to Longji, the best view is in September to October which is the harvest time of rice, the golden color range from the bottom to the mountain top layer upon layer, stand on top seeing the view from that perspective, your guide will take in some really enjoyable aspects off the beaten track.

Portraits of Zhuang and Yao Ladies. Visit one of the local families, and see the household wearing custom embroidery with a special hairstyle, time left winkles on her face. Sit down and chat with them, and have a better understanding of their culture.

Have lunch in a restaurant in Longji, taste their traditional food - Bamboo Roasted Rice.

Back to Guilin hotel for a stay tonight.

Longji Terraced Fields

Longji Terraced Fields

DAY 4Yangshuo
  • Breakfast and lunch

Today’s tour starts early at 3:30 am, catch the monument of sunrise and bend of Li River, the best spot for a picture is in Xianggong Mountain, a 1 1/2 hours drive from Guilin, climbing up 50 meters staircases to the platform and waiting for the right time to shot.

Why start early today: it takes a 1 1/2 drive to Xianggong Mountian, the earlier the easier it is to find the best angles. Everyday photographer from all over the world hash there early just for the best shot.

About the weather: your guide will check the weathercast for the time of sunrise the night before the tour. We have another alternative if heavy rains.

Head to Yangshuo countryside for the picture of an old stone bridge – Fuli Bridge, an 500 years old stone arch bridge crossing above Yulong River, mirroring like a hold reflects mountain landscape in the middle.

Chinese Lunch arranges in a Local restaurant in Yangshuo.

The Best highlights of the day are Fisherman with cormorant and a spectacular sunset view on Li River. We drive 50 minutes to Xingping Town to catch this picture in the afternoon. We pay for local fishermen, a port at the bank of the river, a casting net, and a gas lamp at nightfall. We finish today at around 8:00 pm (summertime).

Stay overnight in Yangshuo, don’t arrange any trains/flights for today.

Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

DAY 5Yangshuo to Guilin to Departure City, Flight No. TBA
  • Breakfast and lunch

Transfer to Guilin Airport/train station today, hope to see you again.

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