5 Days Guilin, Longsheng and Yangshuo Tour

Longji Rice Terraces in Longsheng

Tour Code: ctgl-2

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Departure Date: Flexible

Tour Highlights:

This tour selects the most popular attractions in Guilin, Yangshuo and Longsheng, including charming Longji Rice Terraces, picturesque River Li and characteristic Reed Flute Cave. The best months to visit Longsheng Rice Terrace are from May to July, September and October.


  • Day1

    Arrival in Guilin

    • No Meals
    • in Guilin
    Arrive in Guilin, a city with beautiful natural beauty of southern China. Your local guide will pick you up at Guilin International Airport. You have free time for the rest of the day.
  • Day2

    Guilin: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Daxu Ancient Town

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Guilin
    Located at the junction of the Lijiang and Taohua rivers, the Elephant Trunk Hill was formed by pure limestone deposited at the bottom of the sea 360 million years ago The hill looks like an elephant drinking from the river with trunk, hence the name. Between the elephant trunk and body, there is a round cave forming a beautiful sight of the moon in the water. Elephant Trunk Hill is the representative of the beautiful landscapes in Guilin.
    On the southern side of Guangming Mountain in the northwestern suburbs of Guilin, Reed Flute Cave is a spectacular karst cavern, 240 meters deep. Lined along its 500 meters long zigzag road are stalactites and stalagmites of the most striking colors, in the shape of bamboo shoots, pillars, curtains and flowers. There are more than 30 scenic sights in the karst cavern, such as "Crystal Palace", “Lion Forest Facing the Sun, and Primitive Forests.”
    Daxu is a village of long tradition with well-preserved traditional Chinese architecture and cobblestone streets and bright. The first time was built in the Qin Dynasty, more than 2,000 years. Daxu Ancient Town began to flourish during the Ming Dynasty, when it became the commercial center of the area.
  • Day3

    Guilin to Longsheng, Longji Rice Terraces in Longsheng, Ping’an Villag

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Guilin
    You have to get up early today. We will drive 2.5 hours to visit Longji Rice Terraces in Longsheng, which are the most famous rice paddies terraces in China. Construction began in the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). They are exceptionally beautiful and different during the four seasons. Then we will walk to the Ping’an Village of the Zhuang ethnic minority. The two-story wooden houses are in the traditional Zhuang style, surrounded by beautiful rice terraces.
  • Day4

    Guilin: Li River Cruise to Yangshuo

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    • in Yangshuo
    In the morning our guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8:30 am and transfer you to the Zhujiang pier for the Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, which will last about 4 hours. It will be an unforgettable experience. You will be not only impressed by shaped limestone hills and elegant bamboo groves, but also see buffaloes drinking water and farmers working in rice fields. 
    Lunch will be served on board of the cruise. The cruise will arrive in Yangshuo around 2pm. In the afternoon walk along the West Street in Yangshuo to enjoy a cup of coffee or have shopping. 
  • Day5

    Yangshuo Countryside Tour, Departure from Guilin

    • Breakfast, Lunch
    Yangshuo is known for having the most beautiful scenery in Guilin. Today you will have a Yangshuo countryside tour by car or bicycle. You can see traditional houses, rice fields and buffaloes etc. In order to get to know the local life, you will visit a local family and you communicate with them. 
    After visiting in Yangshuo, you will be 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.