Some people boast that Guilin landscape is “the best under heaven”. You can experience its beauty your own way: viewing the ever-changing karst landscape from a Li River cruise, cycling on trails in the Yangshuo countryside, or saying hello to buffalos grazing in paddy fields…
As a team with native Guilin travel experts who know every corner of Guilin, we provide you with private Guilin tours with the most flexibility, to enhance your tour with extra experiences. Feel free to tailor-make your unique journey with us.
We Know How to Have a Local Experience
We know how to deal perfectly with any problem you might have on your Guilin tour
Away from the ordinary tour, the only locals you'll interact with, we create unique memories & explore the local side
Every tour can be tailor-made and we make it into a really enjoyable experience
With over 20 years experience and we helped more than 55,000 visitors realize their China tour dreams
Throughout your Guilin trip, our experienced English-speaking guides will escort you and look after you like reliable friends. They will handle everything according to your needs, and do even more than you might expect:
Maintain a flexible itinerary – adjust your itinerary if there’s any change in flight times, the weather, or your physical condition;
Kindly take care of details – check your hotel room before you arrive, and take you to less-crowded and little-known places, if you are tired of the hustle and bustle;
Go the extra mile – cheering you up with a cup of morning coffee before your trip begins, sharing their personal Wi-Fi with you or taking you to the local farmer's market…
Tour Designer & Marketing
Vivian formerly worked as a tour guide in Guilin for over 5 years. She knowns Guilin like back of she's hands, about the best travel routes, best value-for-money hotels and best restaurants. An expert in improving customers’ travel experiences, she harnesses user experience and uses it in the marketplace. Contact Vivian>>
Guilin Tour Expert
She is Guilin native that works as a travel consultant for over 10 years, ranked as 100% satisfaction by customers feedback and helping over 4,200+ tourists create their trip to China, excels at working out solutions for customers. If you want to consult anything about China tour, welcome to contact her at 800-933-7181. Contact Vanessa>>
Senior Tour Guide
He is an enthusiasm and experience guide, he likes to take customers experience the real local life, introduce great Chinese food to everyone.
See what customers said of him: Lele was outstanding. His english was probably the best of all of the guides we had in country. He was always on the lookout for us making me feel very well taken care of.
Family Tour Guide
Jenny worked as a Tour guide for over 15 years, she's very attentive to customers need, thorough, knowledgeable, always willing to help, and gives a great suggestion to make a whole trip much more enjoyable.
What customers say of her: " I also want to note how patient and KIND she was to our son. She was our favorite guide! I'm happy to say that we have stayed in touch!"
Customer Frequently Asked Questions
1. When is the best time travel to Guilin?
Spring, summer and autumn from March to October is the best time to Guilin, since the weather is comparable comfortable, and the scenery is quite different in these seasons.
The annual average temperature in Guilin is 18.9℃（66.02℉）. The highest temperature falls in July and August, with the monthly average temperature of 28.3℃（82.94℉）. The coldest month is January, with the monthly average temperature of 15.6℃（60.08℉）.
The Chinese golden holidays are Chinese Spring Festival from late January and early February, lunar days are different every year. National Labors Day from May 1 to May 3, and Chinese National Holiday from Oct.1 to Oct.7. the visitors especially Chinese tourists are more crowded than the usual time, and price of hotels higher cause the number of visitors are three or four times higher and the demand exceeds supply.
March to May is the rainy season in Guilin, you will see the classical scene of misty and clouds above the river and mountains really like land of surreal.
2. How to get to Guilin?
Guilin is a popular tour destinations in China that set up with one international airports and three high-speed railway stations, it is quite convenience to get to Guilin by flights or trains from most of the cities like Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu and etc.
Beijing: Everyday, 3 hours
Shanghai: Everyday, 2 1/2hours
Xi’an: Everyday, 1 1/2hours
Hangzhou : Everyday 2hrs15mins
Guangzhou: 1 hour
By High-speed Trains:
Beijing: 11 hours
Shanghai: 9 hours
Guangzhou: 3 hours
There are direct flights go between Guilin and Hong Kong every day, and only takes 1 1/2hours.
Take a city subway from Hong Kong to Shenzhen, and then take a high-speed train to Guilin (3 hours).
3. How to plan a tour in Guilin?
There are many sites and outdoor activities can be arranged in Guilin, if your time is tide and want to see the most of the essentials of Guilin, here are our advice:
Boat cruise is highly recommended for visiting Li River and it’s becoming an indispensable itinerary for visitors. Li River gives life to the whole of Guilin, with a post-monsoon stretch of some impressive greenery that hugs the entire trail of the river. Along the river you can see magnificent karst hills, bamboo groves, countryside scenery, crystal water with rocks and plants and rocky shoals. Highlights along the way include Nine Horses Fresco Hill, Yellow Cloth Reflection, 20-Yuan Bill Hill, and Xingping Ancient Village.
Departure Point: Zhujiang Pier or Mopan Pier 19km from downtown (45 minutes drive)
Transports: Join in a tour or go by yourself by TAXI (CNY100 is required)
Type of Boat and Price: 3-star boat CNY300 per person, 4-star boat CNY380-CNY450
How to purchase the ticket: you can purchase ticket in the cruise pier, but it cannot promise the tickets available the day you departs. The tour agents do not provide ticket booking independently, only Li River Cruise package tour available includes pier transfers, cruise tickets and tour guide.