Longji rice terraces

4 Day Tours

4 Days Tours

If you have several days at least to discover and enjoy Yangshuo and Guilin’s amazing beauty, these featured highlight 4 days tours will help you take full advantage of your time. Check out the proposed tours listed below and feel free to ask me for additional information.

If you’d like something different from any of the tours presented below, please let me know and I will help you design your own tours based on your needs.*

*Because I’m often away on tour, it might take me 2 days to answer your request. Thank you for your understanding.

Proposed 4 Day Tours:

 

For all tours

Quotation Includes:

  1. Private car or van for the trip from hotel to the Dragon Bridge
  2. Mountain bike for rent
  3. English speaking tour guide service
  4. Entrance tickets fee for all activities included in the tour

Quotation Excludes:

  1. Personal expenses
  2. Tips to tour guide (does not impact quality of my service to you; is common but optional)
  3. Meals and accommodation not included
  4. Other activities and tourist attraction not mentioned and agreed upon with your guide

4 days Guilin/Longji Rice terraces/Yangshuo outdoor activities tour

Available: Daily Duration: 3 nights, 4 days
Starts/Ends: on your request
Attractions: Longji rice terraces, Ping’An village, Long Hair village, Yangshuo countryside, bamboo raft on the river, Impression Light Show, Moon Hill, Fuli old town, Xingping old town, Dragon Bridge
Transport included: bamboo boat, car or van, and bicyles
(You can click on links to read more about the activities or attractions)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pick up to the hotel in Guilin

I will pick you up at Guilin airport, then drive with you to the hotel in Guilin city. After lunch,we will go visit Guilin’s famous Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute cave.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Day 2: A day trip to the Rice Terraces then drive to Yangshuo

I will meet you at your hotel in Guilin with our car or van and drive with you to Ping’An village. It will take around 3.5 hours from Yangshuo to get to the Longji Rice Terraces. You will see the villages of the minority people of this area, namely the Dong, Yao and Zhuang tribes in this area. Ping’An village has traditional wooden houses and is only reachable by a footpath which is an approximate 20 min walk from the entrance gate. About another 10 minutes walk from the Ping’An village there are hotels and restaurants. You can visit the tea farm and the Long Hair village along the way if you are interested. In the area around Ping’An village there are many walking trails but the most popular one is a walking trail of about 2 hours along the rice terraces with some beautiful views. We will visit the No 1 and No 2 views in Ping’An village. Once the day’s tour is complete, we return to your hotel in Yangshuo.

Stay the night in Yangshuo.

Day 3: Bicycle tour around Yangshuo countryside, Bamboo raft on Yulong River, Light show at night

After breakfast, we will ride a bike through the countryside. You will see rice fields and visit the interesting authentic, countryside villages along the way. You will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and the unique mountains and quiet countryside . Then we continue cycling to Moon hill. If you’d like and if the weather permits, you can climb to the top of Moon Hill for an amazing 360° view of the surroundings. From Moon Hill, we cycle back to Yangshuo through another beautiful countryside trail.

Check out from your hotel and enjoy lunch in town. After lunch, I then drive with you to the Dragon Bridge. From there, you’ll take a bamboo raft on the Yulong River for an approximate 2 hours trip, relaxing and enjoying the amazing view of the mountains and riverside. I will meet you when you at the end of the boat trip with our car or van. Then drive you back to the hotel.

Enjoy the famous and beautiful Light Impression Show at night. (It starts at 8:00pm, it take 70 minutes for the show.)

Day 4: Fuli farmer’s market — Xingping old town — Li River bamboo boat trip — back to the airport

After your breakfast, I will meet you at your hotel then drive with you to Xingping. You can visit the Fuli Old town on the way if you are interested. Here you can see a fan-painting workshop where they make and paint fans by hand. On some days there is a farmers’ market in Fuli (if the date ends with 2,5 or 8). It has several very interesting things to see like the dentist and traditional Chinese medicine. Local people sell and trade their own goods (this not a tourist market, it’s just for the locals). We then visit Xingping Old town. From there, after the visit, you’ll take a motorized bamboo boat from Xingping to Yangti. This stretch of river is regarded as the most scenic on the Li River. The driver will meet you again in Yangti to drive you to Guilin Airport for your flight.

Important note: I am your private tour guide, I will help you to stay clear of forced shopping scams and other similar such things. You are never forced to buy anything or stop anywhere. The above tour is a proposal and you are welcome to ask for custom changes by email.
Longsheng Long Hair village
Long Hair village
in Longsheng county
Yulong River bamboo rafting
Bamboo rafting on the
Yulong river
Xingping town
Xingping Old town
along the Li river

Quotation based on per person and shown in US dollars

  • 2 people: $ 400
  • 3-5 people: $ 280
  • 6-9 people: $ 220
  • 10 or more: contact me for a personalized quote

4 days Yangshuo and Longji Rice terraces Outdoor activities tour

Available: Daily
Duration:  3 night, 4 days
Starts/Ends: on your request
Attractions: bamboo raft trip on the Li river, Xingping Old town, Cormorant fishing, Yulong river, Moon Hill, Liugong village, rock climbing, massage, Longji rice terraces, Ping’An village
Transport included: bamboo boat, car or van, and bicyles
(You can click on links to read more about the activities or attractions)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pick up — Boat trip on Li river — Visit the Xingping old town — Relax night time by yourself

I will pick you up at the airport with a van or car. From there we will go straight to Yangti, where you’ll start your trip by taking a motorized bamboo boat from Yangti to Xingping. It takes around 1.5-2 hours on the Li River. This part of the Li River scenery is regarded as the most beautiful view along the river. Have lunch in Xingping and visit the Xingping Old Street. Afterwards, we drive back to Yangshuo. If you’re interested, we can stop by Fuli town along the way.

Stay the night in Yangshuo.

Day 2: Bicycle tour around Yangshuo countryside — Bamboo raft on Yulong River — Cormorant Fishing at night

After your breakfast, we will ride a bike through the countryside. You will see rice fields and visit the small authentic countryside villages along the way. You will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and the unique mountains and quiet countryside. Then we cycle together to Moon hill. There, if you’d like and if the weather permits, you can climb the very top of Moon Hill for an amazing 360° view of the landscape. After that, we then cycle back to Yangshuo through another beautiful countryside trail.

Check out from your hotel and have lunch in town. We then drive to the Dragon Bridge on the Yulong River. There you’ll take a bamboo raft on Yulong River for a  2 hours trip. I will meet you with our driver at the end of the boat trip, to bring you back to your hotel.

See Cormorant Fishing at night. (It starts at 7:30pm, and takes 40 minutes.)

Day 3: Bike to Liugong village — boat trip on the Li River — Rock climbing afternoon — Massage in West Street by yourself

I will bring you by mountain bike to Liugong Village along the famous Li River. On the road to Liugong the countryside is very picturesque and you can see farmers working in the fields. Liugong has some very old traditional houses which are 600 years old. The nice thing about Liugong is that it’s not very touristy so it’s quiet and peaceful. Have a farmer’s lunch here and then take a boat cruise back to Yangshuo and stop along the way in Fuli town. Here in Fuli you can see a workshop where they make and paint fans by hand. On some days there is a farmers’ market in Fuli where there are many interesting things to see like the dentist and traditional Chinese medicine.

In the afternoon, you’ll go rock climbing. This activity is 100% safe, for adults and children as well (minimum age is about 6 years old).
(There are several professional Rock-climbing clubs that provide professional equipment for rent and guide service. They will glad to help you arrange this tour for you. Since Yangshuo is one of China’s best and most popular climbing spots, the people here are well-trained and used to work with beginners, and excellent climbers who speak both Chinese and English. They will also share some useful skills and experience with you about the local rock-climbing, for a unique and interesting afternoon.)

After the intense afternoon activity, you’ll be happy to go for a traditional Chinese massage in West Street to help you relax.

Day 4: A day trip to the Rice Terraces then drive to the Guilin airport

I will meet you at your hotel in Guilin with our car or van and drive with you to Ping’An Village in the Longsheng area. It will take around 3.5 hours to drive from Yangshuo to the Longsheng. You will see the villages of the minority people of this area along the way, namely the Dong, Yao and Zhuang tribes. Ping’An village has traditional wooden houses and is only reachable by a footpath which is an approximate 20 min walk from the gate. About another 10 minutes walk from the Ping’An Village there are a few hotels, hostels and restaurants. I can bring you to visit the tea farm and the Long Hair village if you are interested. In the area around Ping’An village there are many walking trails but the most popular is a walking trail of about 2 hours along the rice terraces, with some of the most beautiful views. We’ll visit the No 1 and No 2 views in Ping’An village. Once the day’s tour is complete, we bring you to Guilin airport for your flight.

Important note: I am your private tour guide, I will help you to stay clear of forced shopping scams and other similar such things. You are never forced to buy anything or stop anywhere. The above tour is a proposal and you are welcome to ask for custom changes by email.

dragon bridge
Dragon Bridge on
the Yulong river
Longsheng Ping'An village
Ping’An Minority village
in Longsheng county
Climb to the top of Yangshuo's famous Moon Hill
Climb to the top of
Yangshuo’s Moon Hill

Quotation based on per person and shown in US dollars

  • 2 people: $ 380
  • 3-5 people: $ 350
  • 6-9 people: $ 300
  • 10 or more: contact me for a personalized quote

 

 

4 days Yangshuo outdoor activities tour

Available: Daily Duration: 3 nights, 4 days
Starts/Ends: on your request
Attractions: Yangshuo bamboo rafting, swimming,  water cave exploring, kayaking, hiking along the Li river, outdoor cycling, rock climbing
Transport included: bamboo boat, car or van, and bicyles

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pick up – Yangshuo

The driver will pick you up at the airport. He will be waiting for you well in time, with your name on a paper (very visibile, no worries). He will then drive you to Yangshuo where you can check in, relax and enjoy the free evening in Yangshuo.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Day 2: Bamboo raft on Yulong River — Cycling to Moon Hill — Big Banyan Tree — Local cave

I will pick up you from your hotel after your breakfast. We will drive to the Dragon Bridge on the Yulong River. This bridge is one of the oldest (500 years) and largest free standing stone arch bridges in China. From there, you’ll enjoy a relaxing 2 hour Bamboo raft ride on the Yulong River (this activity is completely safe, even if you cannot swim). I will meet you at the end of the raft ride and from there we’ll continue by bike (I will be waiting with the bicycles). We then go for a mountain bike ride through the beautiful countryside to Moon Hill. It’s an approximate 1.5 hours bike ride (gentle pace). You can have lunch at a local farmer’s restaurant nearby Moon Hill. After lunch time, if you wish you can climb to the very top of Moon Hill (above the Moon shape) for a stunning view of the surroundings. We then go visit the nearby Banyan Tree Park. We return by bike back to Yangshou, stopping at any points of interest along a different nice path of the countryside.  Relax in your hotel this evening by yourself.

Stay the night in Yangshuo.

Day 3: Kayaking — Cooking class

After you finish your breakfast, my driver will bring you to Fuli town from where you will take the kayak. The kayak route goes from Fuli to Puyi town along the Li river. The river is peaceful, and quality life jackets are provided, so the activity is safe for children and elder people alike. (There are also kayaks with 2 seats.) You can stop along the way to visit Liugong old village downstream of Li river. The scenery along this area is also unique and pastoral, besides, in the morning (when you will go) their are no cruise boats, and it’s peaceful on the river. Kayaking along this area is really enjoyable and relaxing. It will take 3 hours to Puyi town. Then the driver will be waiting there for you to take you back to the town.

Have lunch in town, then take a cooking class in the afternoon. Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Day 4: Fuli farmer’s market — Xingping old town — Li River bamboo boat trip — Liangshi Ancient village — Airport

After your breakfast, I will meet you at your hotel then drive with you to Xingping. You can visit Fuli old town along the way if you are interested. Here you can see a fan painting workshop. On some days there is a farmers market in Fuli where there are many interesting things to see like the dentist and traditional Chinese medicine. Local people sell and trade their own goods (this not a tourist market, it’s just for the local people). Visit Xingping old town. Then, take a motorized bamboo boat from Xingping to Yangti. This stretch of river is regarded as the most scenic one on the Li River. You stop to visit the Ancient village on the way if you are interested. The driver will meet you again in Yangti then drive you to Guilin Airport well in time for your flight.

Important note: I am your private tour guide, I will help you to stay clear of forced shopping scams and other similar such things. You are never forced to buy anything or stop anywhere. The above tour is a proposal and you are welcome to ask for custom changes by email.
Longsheng Long Hair village
Long Hair village
in Longsheng county
Yulong River bamboo rafting
Bamboo rafting on the
Yulong river
Xingping town
Xingping Old town
along the Li river

Quotation based on per person and shown in US dollars

  • 2 people: $ 300
  • 3-5 people: $ 250
  • 6-9 people: $ 200
  • 10 or more: contact me for a personalized quote

 

 

 

4 days Guilin, Yangshuo and overnight in Longji tour

Available: Daily Duration: 3 nights, 4 days
Starts/Ends: on your request
Attractions: Longji rice terrace, Jinkeng Yao village, Ping’An Zhuang village, Yangshuo town, Li river, Silver cave, Yangshuo countryside, Yulong river bamboo rafting, Moon hill
Transport included: bamboo boat, car or van, and bicyles

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Airport pick up — Longji Rice terraces

I will pick you up at the airport, then drive with you to Ping’An village for 2.5 hours. After arriving there, we will help you to check in at your hotel in the Rice Terraces. Have a late lunch in the local restaurant in the village. After you relaxed a while in the hotel, we will hike to the No1 and No2 views in the Ping’An village. It’s around 1,5-2 hours hiking. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the rice terraces which are built on the steep hill slopes, and meet some of the local minority people living in the wooden houses and working the rice fields.

Stay the night in Ping’an village.

Day 2: Hiking from Ping’An to Zhuang minority village — drive back to Yangshuo

After breakfast, check out from your hotel then let the driver take care of your luggage. I will hike with you from Ping’An village to the Zhuang minority village. It’s a 2 hours hiking trip. You will enjoy the famous original wooden houses, some of them over 100 years old. In the Zhuang minority village and along the way, the view of the Rice Terraces is completely worth the hike. The driver will meet us at the end of the hiking trip then drive us to Yangshuo. You can visit the
the Tea Farm and the Long hair village (also called Huang luo village) along the way if you are interested.

Stay the night in Yangshuo.

Day 3: Silver Cave — Bamboo boat on the Li River

After you finish your breakfast, I will meet you at your hotel then drive you to visit the Silver Cave (this is the biggest one and the most beautiful one in this area). Around 1 hour is required for the tour inside the cave. After the cave tour, we drive to Yangdi. From there you take a motorized bamboo raft to Xingping. It takes around 1.5 hours. This part of the Li River is regarded as the best view of the Li river. After you arrive at Xingping old town, you have lunch there. Then you may have a walk along the Old street. Then drive back you to Yangshuo. You can visit Fuli town along the way if you are interested.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Day 4: Bicycle tour around Yangshuo’s countryside — Airport

After breakfast,we will ride a bike around the countryside. You will see rice fields and visit the small authentic Chinese countryside villages along the way. You will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and the unique mountains and quiet countryside. Then we cycle to Moon hill, where (if you like) you can climb the very top of the mountain, for an amazing 360° view of the surroundings. Then go back to Yangshuo through another beautiful countryside trail.

Check out from your hotel and have lunch in town then drive together to the Dragon Bridge. There, you’ll take a bamboo raft on the Yulong River (which takes around 2 hours; relax trip). I will meet you with our driver when you finish the raft ride. Then drive you to Guilin airport well in time for your flight.

Important note: I am your private tour guide, I will help you to stay clear of forced shopping scams and other similar such things. You are never forced to buy anything or stop anywhere. The above tour is a proposal and you are welcome to ask for custom changes by email.
Longsheng Long Hair village
Long Hair village
in Longsheng county
Yulong River bamboo rafting
Bamboo rafting on the
Yulong river
Longsheng Ping'An village
Ping’An village
in Longsheng county

Quotation based on per person and shown in US dollars

  • 1 person: $560
  • 2-5 people: $380
  • 6-9 people: $340
  • 10 or more: $300

 

 

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