Li River Cruise | Xingping Ancient Town | Silver Cave | West Street | Ten-mile Gallery | The Scholar-Champion Trail
Day 1 Guilin airport pickup
Accommodation fee is not included in the price. (Please arrange your accommodation in Yangshuo before departure.)
Day 2 Yangshuo
8:30 a.m. Yangshuo Hotel Pickup
9:00 a.m. Xingping–Yangshuo river cruise (Lí Jiāng Yóuchuán, 漓江游船) (about 1.5 hours)
There's no better way to experience the incredible karst mountain vistas of Guilin than a boat trip to Yangshuo. A Li River cruise takes 1.5 hours and offers a chance to take in Guilin, Xingping and Yangshuo's spectacular scenery in a relaxed setting. Guests are free to walk about the boat and admire the scenery from any angle they desire. Most boats have a restaurant floor at water level and a sightseeing deck above that.
* Please note: Guilin-Yangshuo River Cruise is based on a group river cruise, you'll share the boat with other passengers during the cruise.
11:00 a.m. Xingping ancient town (Xípíng Gǔzhèng, 兴坪古镇) (about 1 hour)
The Xingping ancient town is well preserved ancient town with 1300 years' history. Here you can shoot the scenery of 20 yuan RMB note at the Xingping Ferry.
1:30 p.m. Silver Cave (Yínzǐ Yán, 银子岩) (about 1.5 hours)
By visiting the Silver Cave, you will be greatly impressed by its high hollow sky, deep Underground River, impending waterfall and dense stalagmite; all these kinds of wonderful sights will make you acclaim: "The silver cave is really a fairyland; it is one of the best scenic caves in China".
4:00 p.m. West Street (Xī Jiē, 西街) (about 1 hour)
West Street is Yangshuo's primary tourist magnet. This cobbled street of wooden shop fronts and laziness-inducing restaurants is bursting with a quaint charm that attracts visitors from around the globe. Although recently renovated to cope with the ever-increasing tourist foot and bicycle traffic, the street still retains its an old China charm.
5:00 p.m. Return to Yangshuo hotel
In the evening, why not enjoy Impressions Sanjie-Liu show (Yìnxiàng Liúsānjiě, 印象刘三姐), a spectacular show with over 600 performers, live animals, and spectacular lighting effects all performed on the Li River with the majestic limestone mountains as the back drop (additional fee applies).
Day 3 Guilin departure
9:00 a.m. Ten-mile Gallery (Shílǐ Huàláng, 十里画廊) (about 30 minutes)
As the name implies, Ten-Mile Gallery is a picturesque road stretching from the Yangshuo town area to Moon Hill, endowed with rolling hills, endless fields, idyllic villages and clear rivers on both sides. The peaks form natural sculptures in various shapes against the blue sky and beautiful flowers adorn the road. Birds chirping all the way make the atmosphere merry.
9:30 a.m. Scholar-Champion Trail (Zhuàngyuán Bùdào, 状元步道) (about 30 minutes)
Walk along the Scholar-Champion Trail - rebuilt last year, to follow the original ancient style, it made full use of the mountain road, the ancient path, Jigeng road; built with bricks, blue flagstone, stone arch bridge, which gives us the sense with natural harmony.
10:00 a.m. Yangshuo countryside & local family (about 1.5 hours)
Along the way you will appreciate the beautiful natural scenery: rice paddies, green mountains and buffalos. On the way, visit the local family and experience their daily life.
After lunch, you'll be transferred to the airport/station for departure.
* Please note: We recommend you book a flight arriving in Guilin before 6:00 p.m. / leaving Guilin after 1:30 p.m.
1) English-speaking tour guide
2) Admission fees and transportation as listed in the details
2) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned
1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.
*For departure dates in Spring Festival (2017.01.27-2017.02.02) and National Day Holidays (2017.10.01-2017.10.07), if you cancel at least 15 days prior to the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 14 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
2.On departure date we will pick you up from the airport. Free pickup/drop-off available for downtown hotels with flights arriving between 9AM-10PM, otherwise an additional charge applies. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide.
3.Currently payment is only accepted by credit card. Once payment clears, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If payment fails, your booking will automatically be canceled. To ensure a smooth payment process, we recommend you contact your credit card provider in advance.
4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.
5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.
6.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.
- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)
- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.
- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.