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Yangshou, China

Yangshou, China

Relaxing Tour of Yangshuo - 5 Days

Daxu Ancient Town and Li River Hiking

Best time to visit: from Jan to Oct

Guilin, at home and abroad, is primarily known for its enticing and unique scenery. Chinese frequently refer to it as the world' s most beautiful scenery. Hik e into the co untryside of Yangshuo along Li R iver and Ancient Towns, c ycle through the rice paddies and raft on Yulong River. All of these will make you a wonderful experience of real China.

(B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Day 1 - Arrive Guilin (D)

Arrive in Guilin, a small city with great natural beauty of south China. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Overnight in 4 star hotel in Guilin

Day 2 - Daxu Ancient Town - Guilin (B,L)

Depart from your hotel early in the morning. Make a short drive to the Daxu Ancient Town, southeast of Guilin City. Start your amazing sightseeing tour by wandering around the old street at Daxu town, visiting the traditional rice win e brewery, rice noodles factory, and t he Longevity Bridge, a stone arch both natural and simplistic in its beauty built in the Ming Dynasty. Then, with the charming scenery of the Li River on the west side, drive to visit the Crown Cave, also known as Guanyan Cave, which is the biggest cave around Guilin. At the end of the day, drive back to Guilin and have a great night.

Overnight in 4 star hotel in Guilin

Day 3 - Guilin - Yangshuo (B,L) 12 km/4 - 5hrs hiking

Have a big breakfast to prepare for a 5 - hour hike along the Li River. Your driver will transfer you to the foot of Mount Hebao and start your hikin g to Xingping. Waking along the winding country roads, the scenery along the Li River section from Mt. Hebao to Xing ping is the best. Enjoy farmlands, orchards and trees, water buffalos patrolling the fields on both side of the river bank, further away gorgeous Karst peaks of all shapes which will give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. You will take a ferry to get to a 1200 - year - old T own of Xingpi ng, a well - preserved fishing village. From there you will meet the vehicle and transfer to your hotel in Yangshuo.

Overnight in 4 star hotel in Yangshuo

Day 4 - Yangshuo - Guilin (B,L,D) 20 km/ 1.5 - 2 hrs biking

After breakfast at hotel, you will bike onto the country roads through the paddy field and orchards surround ed by mountains. The n relax yourself on the narrow Bamboo Rafts. The 1.5 hours’ rafting on Yulong R iver will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. After that, with a serene pastoral view along the way, driving around the countryside to enjoy the breathtaking views including the delicate Moon Hill and you m ay stop to take pictures on the way. Your countryside trip ends up with an interesting traditional lunch. Then be transferred back to Guilin, enjoy your relaxing city tour covering the Reed Flute Cave, the most famous limestone cave in this area and good example of the Karst Formation with distinctly - colored stalactites.

Overnight in 4 star hotel in Guilin

Day 5 - Guilin (B)

Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport.

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