Maybe you have already visited Guilin and Yangshuo before, and would like to discover something else in this beautiful region? Or maybe you simply want to skip right to the more unique Minority tour to discover and admire the authentic way of living in the Minority villages in the region?
I propose a 5 days Minority tour as well as an 8 days Minority tour to help you visit just that! As a local, born and raised in Yangshuo’s countryside, I know exactly where to bring you and how to bring you in contact with local Minority people to make the best out of your stay in my region.
If you’d like something different from any of the tours, 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.
For all tours
- Private car or van for the trip from hotel to the Dragon Bridge
- Mountain bike for rent
- English speaking tour guide service
- Entrance tickets fee for all activities included in the tour
- Personal expenses
- Tips to tour guide (does not impact quality of my service to you; is common but optional)
- Meals and accommodation not included
- Other activities and tourist attraction not mentioned and agreed upon with your guide
5 Days Minority Tour
Duration: 4 night 5 days
Starts/Ends: on your request
Attractions: Sanjing wind and rain bridge, Ancient Dong minority village, Longji rice terrace, Silver cave, Li river cruise, Yangshuo town, Yulong river bamboo rafting, Moon hill, Yangshuo countryside
Day 1: Airport pick up — Sangjiang (if you have a morning flight)
I will meet you at Guilin airport, then drive you to your hotel in Sangjiang. It’s a 4 hours drive. Check in and relax in your hotel. After you’ve relaxed, we walk together to visit the Chengyang wind and rain bridge and walk around the Dong minority nearby the Bridge.
Stay the night in Sangjiang.
Day 2: Explore Ancient Dong minority village — Rice Terraces in Ping’An
After breakfast, you will be attracted by the hospitable greeting and folk customs in the Dong village nearby. We then drive to the Ancient Dong village closeby. After lunch, we drive to the Rice Terraces in Ping’An.It’s a 2.5 hours drive. There we visit the Long Hair village (Huang Luo Yao minority village) along the way.
After that, you check in at your hotel in Ping’An village, relax in your hotel by yourself. Stay the night in Ping’An village.
Day 3: Longji rice terrace — Yangshuo
After breakfast, I will show you the No1 and No2 views in the Rice Terraces in Ping’An village in the Rice Terraces. It’s around 2 hours hiking trip. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the rice terraces which are built on the steep hill slopes. You will meet some of the local minority people living the wooden houses and working in the rice fields. If you are physically fit enough, you can hike to visit the Zhuang minority village nearby Ping’An village.
After lunch, we drive from Ping’An village to Yangshuo. It’s a 3.5 hours drive. You can visit the Tea farm along the way if you are interested.
Stay the night in Yangshuo.
Day 4: Silver cave — Bamboo boat on Li River — Impression Light Show
After you finish your breakfast, I will meet you at your hotel then drive with you to the Silver Cave (this is the biggest and the most beautiful one in this area). The tour inside the cave takes around 1 hour (the cave is huge). You will enjoy the beautiful stalactites with their various natural shapes. After the cave tour we continue to Yangdi, where you will take a motorized bamboo raft to Xingping (about 1.5 hours boat tour) on the Li River. This part of the Li River is regarded as the best view of the Li river. Once you arrive at Xingping old town,you can have lunch there and stroll along the Old street.
Then we drive back to Yangshuo. You can visit Fuli Town on the way if you are interested.
Stay overnight in Yangshuo. See the Light Impression Show at night.
Day 5: Bicycle tour around Yangshuo countryside — Bamboo raft — Guilin Airport
After breakfast, we will ride a bike through the countryside. You will see rice fields and visit 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’d like, you can climb to the very top. After that we go back to Yangshuo through another beautiful countryside trail.
Check out from your hotel and have lunch in town then drive with me to the Dragon Bridge on the Yulong River. Take a bamboo raft on the Yulong River (around 2 hours relaxing trip). I will meet you with the car or van at the end of the boat trip. We go visit the Ancient house on the way if you are interested. Once the tour finished, 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.
Quotation based on per person and shown in US dollars
- 2 people: $ 500
- 3-5 people: $ 420
- 6-9 people: $ 380
- 10 or more: contact me for a personalized quote