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From PingAn Village To Dazhai
5 Days Guilin Longsheng And Li River Hiking
Tour Code: THKT_01
||Arrival of Guilin
Upon your arrival, our guide will meet
you at Guilin airport or train station and transfer to your
hotel. Tour to the the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk
Hill. Enjoy a pleasant walk around the scenic Banyan Lake, Fir
Lake and the Southern Ancient Gate.
Flute Cave: The cave is 5 kilometers from the city center,
making it a ten minute drive (half an hour by bike) from downtown.
The cave was so called because there were some verdant reeds
which could be turned into flutes at its entrance. The cave
is a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars
and stone curtains in fantastic shapes, all glistening in colorful
Trunk Hill: As one of the must-see attractions in Guilin,
the Elephant Trunk Hill was chosen its name because the shape
of the hill looks like a giant elephant dipping its trunk into
the river. Between the trunk and the legs of the elephant is
the "Moon-Over-Water Cave" in the shape of a full moon. On the
top of the hill there is a pagoda which was constructed in the
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
Transfer to airport and see you off.
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: Covering an area of 66 square kilometers,
they were first built in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and
completed in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) by ethnic Zhuang
People. The terraced fields are built into the hillsides along
the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountaintop,
with the highest place of an elevation of 885m and the lowest
380m. The terraces look like great chains or ribbons as they
wind from the foot to the top of the hill.
||Longji - Jinkeng - Guilin
After breakfast, hike 3.5-4 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....,
usually very few tourists are seen during the hiking. Sightseeing
in Jinkeng where lives ethnic minority people of Yao. Drive
back to Guilin in the afternoon.
Terraced Fields: Jinkeng is a group of large-scaled rice
terraces, they occupies an area of 66 square kilometers, winding
from the foot to the top of the hill. Jinkeng Terraced Fields
are home to ethnic Yao People. There are two Yao villages here
in Jinkeng, they are Dazai Village and Tiantou Village. Jinkeng
Rice Terraces can be visited by cable cars, they have not yet
been known to many tourists, but they are as impressive as Longji
Dragon-back Rice Terraces.
||Guilin - Yangdi - Xingping
- Yangshuo (Breakfast,
Our tour guide pick you up from your hotel
at 08:00 am, drive to Yangdi Pier where Your hiking tour starts.
Hike 4.5-5 hours from Yangdi to Xingping, the trial takes you
through small local villages, karst mountain scenery, paddy
rice fields, bamboo forests¡ During today's hiking
trip, you will take the ferry boat and pass several local small
villages. On the way, you will not only visit the most classic
sceneries of Li River, but also you can experience the local
life style. Have a rest at Xingping, drive to Yangshuo.
Have a stroll over the West Street - a 1400-year-old ancient
street with Chinese style buildings. There are some optional
Yangshuo tours available at your own expense: bamboo rafting
on Yulong River; tour to Silver Cave; watching cormorants catching
fishes; countryside tours by bike; visit village and a family
to get some ideas of the local farmers' lifestyle.
Yangdi, a small town on
the Li River, is six kilometers away from Crown Cavern. It is
celebrated for its fascinating rural scenery and rocks of imaginative
form. Which bear such names as Golden Cock Eating Rice and Carp
on the Wall. The town is the starting point for boat rides down
the Lijiang in spring and winter when the river is low and the
section between Guilin and Yangdi is unnavigable.
Xingping: Xingping is
an ancient town 26 km upstream from Yangshuo on the Li River,
it has a history of about 1,740 years. Xingping is surrounded
by steep Karst cliffs, and fantastic landscape. The back pattern
of RMB 20 issued in 1999 is Xingping Town.
|| Yangshuo - Guilin - Departure
In the morning, have a Yangshuo countryside
tour by bikes or electric bus. Transfer to the airport for your
departure. End of service.
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
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1. The number of adults and the number of children in your party.
If there are children under 12 years, they can enjoy the preferential
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Tour Price Inclusion
1. Centrally Located 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 listed in the above itinerary.
3. Private Transport:
Private transport between airport or railway station and hotel and
all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle and chauffeur. 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 Fee:
The main entrance tickets for the above sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service:
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with private 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
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
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:
Depending on their service, it's up to you, entirely voluntary.