4 Days Essence of Guilin and Yangshuo Tour

Li River

Tour Code: ctgl-1

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Departure Date: Flexible

Tour Highlights:

This tour will fulfill your dream of escaping the noisy city and take you to the enchanting hills and water in Guilin. In these 4 days, you are immersed in the breathtaking beauty of the Li River, feel the local culture in Yangshuo and admire the unique karst geomorphology.


  • Day1

    Arrival in Guilin

    • No Meals
    • in Guilin
    You will arrive in Guilin, a city with beautiful natural landscape of southern China. Your local guide will pick you up at Guilin Airport and transfer you to the hotel. You have free time for the rest of the day.
  • Day2

    Guilin: Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Guilin
    Today you will visit the Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin. The shape of the hill resembles an elephant with its trunk drinking from the River Li, hence its name. Then enjoy the beautiful view of the city at the top of Fubo Hill.
    In the afternoon, visit the Reed Flute Cave, one of Guilin's major scenic attractions. Inside this vast cavern are fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, earning it the name of "Nature's Art Palace”.
  • Day3

    Guilin: Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, West Street

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Yangshuo
    Originated from Maoer Mountain in Xing'an County, the Lijiang River runs through Guilin City, Yangshuo County and Wuzhou City and empties into the West River. A cruise excursion down the Lijiang River to Yangshuo is like sailing down an undulating jade belt encircled by green mountains. The famous tourist attractions include Jingping Mountain, Wangfu (Looking Forward to Husband) Mountain, Banbiandu, Guanyan and so on.
    Upon arrival at Yangshuo and check-in at your hotel, you can take a stroll along West Street and enjoy the leisure time there.
    Optional Evening Show: Impression Liu Sanjie 
    The site is just a mile from the West Street, in the world's largest natural theater that uses the waters of the Li River as its backdrop, flanked by twelve foggy hills and the sky as its backdrop. Fog, rain, moonlight, hills and their inverted reflections on the river all become the changing natural background, so enjoy a unique experience every time.
    If you are interested in this show, you can consult your guide to help you buy tickets.
  • Day4

    Yangshuo Countryside Tour, Departure from Guilin

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    Today you take a trip through the Yangshuo countryside by car or bicycle to appreciate the poetic natural landscape. On the way, you can make a family visit and learn more about local life by talking to farmers.
    When you finish visit in Yangshuo, you are transferred directly to Guilin airport for the flight to your next destination.

Price Inclusion&Exclusion

Price Inclusion

•    Tickets: Entrance fees of all attractions listed in the itinerary.
•    Meals are specified in the itinerary.
•    Hotel accommodation
•    Private Transfers: A private driver and a private tour guide will transfer you to airport/railway station, hotel and attractions in the cities in private air-conditioned vehicle.
•    Private Guide: We provide professional licensed tour guides who speaks English or other langauges  acorrding to your requirement. They are responsible, knowledgeable and have a sense of humor to accompany you throughout your journey.
•    Service Expenses (includes planning, handling, operating and communication expenses) and Government Taxes.
•    Insurance: China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Price Exclusion

•    International air tickets to enter and leave China
•    Chinese visa fees.
•    Personal Expenses: For example cost of excess luggage, laundry, beverages, fax, telephone, optional activities etc.
•    Dietary expenses other than meals in price inclusion are not included in the itinerary.
•    The cost of the attraction not listed in the itinerary is not included.
•    Tips to tour guides, drivers etc.

Trip Notes

Meals of Young's China Travel•     About Your Meals 
In order to have our customers to taste authentic Chinese food and avoid tourist menus, we take food quality, dining environment and travel convenience into consideration when planning your lunch. Therefore , we will arrange a la carte lunch at a local restaurant whenever possible. Lunch a la carte is varied with different recommended restaurants and different cities. You could order the dishes according to your taste under the instructions of your guide. However, in some remote regions where it is difficult to find a non-tourist restaurant, you could have lunch at a local tourist restaurant or in a local family.

•   Private Guide & Transfer
You will have a private guide, private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle to accompany you at each destination of your trip, which will provide you with maximum personal care, security and flexibility.
All our guides are qualified and responsible professionals. All our vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, crewed with licensed drivers.
Private Tour Guide
In each city, we have a professional local guide. Our guide picks you up punctually at your arrival from the airport/railway station/spring of each destination. On your way out of that city, your guide will stay by your side until you have checked in and passed through security. All our travel guides in each destination are local and responsible, who know this area well. They accompany you visiting this city during 8 working hours of each day and they will tell background stories of the tourist places, and show you the secret places to take your best Vehicles of Young's China Travel pictures.
When it is necessary to change your itinerary for unexpected reasons, your private travel guide will suggest alternatives to ensure that you still have an excellent experience.

Private Transfer
With our comfortable and safe private transfer, your trip will be more relaxing and less tiring, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most of your experience in China. In all destinations visited, your vehicle is air-conditioned, clean and expertly maintained. Your private driver is licensed, insured and experienced.
Normally we will arrange vehicles with more space for you and your luggages. Depending on the number of passengers, we generally use sedans or minivans (7 seats) for 4 people or less, large vans or small buses (12-22 seats) for 5 to 12 people, medium cars (33-37 seats) for 13 - 25 people and large buses (more than 45 seats) for more than 25 people.

•     Remarks 
We reserve the right to modify the price due to exchange rate fluctuation
If you have special requirements, please tell us in advance.
We reserve the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control.