7 days special tour to the beautiful Guilin and her surrounding area. China is a land of cycling. It is also a convenient way of traveling. Guilin and Yangshuo are well-known for their scenery, history and culture. Cycling around Guilin and Yangshuo visitors can enjoy the beauty of the mountains, rivers and pastoral scenes and something of the local customs.
Day 01 Guilin
Upon arrival in Guilin, transferred to your hotel.
Day 02 Guilin-Longsheng
Take an excursion to Longsheng Rice Terrace. Located in the mountainous region on the northeastern part of Guilin, the natural beauty and the colorful ethnic Chinese cultures and customs attract people from all over the world. After 2.5 hours drive (115KM beautiful mountain road), we short walk up to Pingan Zhuang Minority village. Walking/trekking along the mountain rice field of Longji, clients will enjoy the beautiful terrace rice fields after getting to the summit of Longji (Dragon’s backbone). The terraced rice fields were first built in the Yuan Dynasty (about 800 years ago) and completed in the Qing dynasty as the crystallization of the wisdom and labor of the 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. The coiling line spirals up from the mountain foot to the top, making the mountain look like huge snail seen afar. Walk down to the Red Yao minority village, home visit. The bus picks up and returns to Pingan village (5 hours for the whole tour). We overnight at Pingan village.
Day 03 Longsheng-Guilin
Climb to the top of the mountain to get the splendid view of Lognshen Rice Terrace. We could visit a minority school then take the bus back to Guilin. Take a Guilin city tour of Fubo Hill and Reed Flute Cave.
Day 04 Guilin/Yangshuo
The Highlight of the trip to Guilin is a spectacular cruise down the meandering and picturesque Li River, the breathtaking
scenery as jagged mist-covered mountains, quaint villages dot the riverbanks, drift past humped limestone peaks, fishermen
aboard bamboo rafts and grazing water buffalo. You will also have a chance to roam Yangshuo’s local market in the evening.
The well-known West street in Yangshuo also called foreigner street, which has a history of 1400 years. It is a small and
traditional street in the south of China, but the international sentiment ambiance shows over the whole street.
Day 05 Yangshuo
Biking along the Meeting Dragon River, village/home visit, climb the Moon Hill to get the splendid view of Yangshuo, the most beautiful place in the whole of China (4 hours). After lunch, free at leisure.
Day 06 Yangshuo
Free at leisure. You may rent a bike to further explore the stunning karst landscapes of Yangshuo on your own pace.
Day 07 Yangshuo/Guilin
Take a vehicle back to Guilin.