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5 Days Guilin Longsheng Trekking And Li River
Tour Code: LGHT_01
||Arrival of Guilin
On arrival you will be met and transferred
to prebooked hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to relax
or independently explore this city. Visit the Reed Flute Cave
and the Elephant Hill. Enjoy a leisure walk from the picturesque
Fir Lake to the Banyan Lake and the Southern Ancient Gate.
Flute Cave: The exquisite and pretty cave is located in
the northwest of Guilin, 5 kilometers away from the city center.
In the cave, tourists will find large amount of stalagmites,
stalactites, stone columns, stone curtains, stone pillars in
Trunk Hill: It stands in the downtown area of Guilin city,
at the junction of the Li River and the Taohua River. Elephant
Hill looks like an elephant, dipping its trunk into the Lijiang
River, is known as a symbol of Guilin landscape.
Guilin - Longji
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Drive 2.5 hours to Longsheng Longji.
Visit the Dragon-Back Terraced Fields and villages of Miao,
Yao People. Stay tonight in hotel in Longji.
Terraced Fields: They were first built in the Yuan dynasty
and completed in the Qing dynasty by Zhuang people. The terraced
fields are built along the slope winding from the riverside
up to the mountaintop, with the highest place of an elevation
of 885m and the lowest 380m.
||Longji - Jinkeng - Guilin
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, hike 4.5-5 hours from
Longji to Jinkeng, have lunch in a farmer's home in village
Zhonglu. Enjoy the beautiflu scenery along the way: high mountains
piercing into clouds, brooks, villages and minority people cut
off from civilizations, fresh air, gorgeous terraced fields....
Sightseeing in Jinkeng where lives ethnic minority people of
Yao.Drive back to Guilin after lunch.
Rice Terraces: The 66-square-km network irrigation project
is located around 40km away from Longsheng County. The terraces
were began by the ethnic Yao People in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368),
and finished by the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). There are two
villages in Jinkeng. The first village at the foot of the mountain
is Dazai. Climbing up the hill for 60 minutes, you will arrive
Tiantou Village, where you will have a panoramic view of the
whole area of Jinkeng Rice Terrace.
||Guilin - Yangdi - Xingping
- Yangshuo (Breakfast,
This morning drive 28 miles southward to Yangdi
Town and start your hiking tour right from here. You will hike
along the Li River to Xingping. The total milage is about 12.4
miles and it usually takes 4 to 5 hours. During the hiking you
will pass through 6 villages, cross the river by ferry three
times. The scenery on the way is amazing and you will also have
the chance to experience the countryside life of local farmers.
Drive to Yangshuo.
It used to be the largest town along the Li River, and is 63
km from Guilin. The town is known for its beautiful landscape
and steep cliffs surrounded by enthralling scenery. Xingping
Town was built over 1,000 years ago and in the Northern and
Southern Dynasties (420-589). There is a Fishing Village in
Xingping which was built in 1506 of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644
A.D.). The architecture style in the village is typical folk
house style in north of Guangxi Province, which features black
tiles, horse-head wall, upturned eave, painted rafter and carved
||Yangshuo - Departure
In the morning, have a Yangshuo countryside
tour by bikes or electric bus. Departure transfer to the airport
for your flight back home or onward Journey.
tour requires your departure flight not ealier than 19:30 pm.
Hotel Accommodation For This Tour
||Royal Garden Hotel
|City Garden Hotel
|| Ping An Hotel
||Ping An Hotel
||Ping An Hotel
||New West Street Hotel
|New West Street Hotel
Please email us and provide the information below,
we will quote latest favorable price for the above tour.
1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre,
please let us know their age;
3. Your travel date;
4. Would you like 5-star luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels
or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that
is different from above tour, please let us know your requests.
Tour Quotation Inclusion:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one
twin standard room with private facilities.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel,
Chinese lunch or dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
The above private guided tour is for you exclusively. No other
participants will be in your group and you will not take part
into any tours of others on land services.
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with
English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase full
coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
Tour Quotation Exclusion:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge
of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest,
supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What is single supplement?
- The hotel is based on double occupancy. If
the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd
(such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay
the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry,
drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing,
overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in
the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers
Tips for well done job.