Nature is the ultimate artist, and the mesmerizing Reed Flute Cave deep in Guilin stands proof that great things take time to create. Known as the “Palace of Natural Arts”, this 180 million year old cave has drawn tourists for over a thousand years. Stepping into this marvelous cave gives you a glimpse into a world of stalactites, stone pillars, and ever-changing formations, created through thousands of years of water dripping and erosion into the cave. The halls of the cave are filled with these spiraling structures, rising higher and higher and moving down from the ceiling. Illuminated by colorful lights, the cave looks breathtaking and magical, as though you were stepping into an entirely new world. You'll be able to take unforgettable photographs in this area, capturing the natural wonders of the rock formations.
Take in the major sights of beautiful Guilin and discover the rural delights of Guangxi Province with the ideal, private half day tour that showcases the region's geographic and cultural highlights. Visit famous Guilin landmarks such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave and the stunning Li River, learning about these sights from your knowledgable, English speaking guide. For the ultimate convenience, choose from a morning or afternoon departure and admire some of the most beautiful terrain in China. This tour easily fits into your Guilin sightseeing schedule, and is perfectly suited for travelers with limited time.
Lying in a secluded parting of South-West China, for centuries the scenery of Guilin has been called 'the most magnificent under heaven'. Guilin is famous for the abundant beauty in the form of its rolling green mountains, elegant waterways, and majestic caves. On this one day, private tour, you'll experience the best of Guilin with a full day sightseeing taking in Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, and Elephant Trunk Hill. After a typical Chinese lunch which is included in the tour, go on to explore the Ming Dynasty era Mansion of Prince Jingjiang, before finishing the tour with a stroll around the magnificent Seven Star Park.
Peek into local Chinese village life as you explore the ancient and traditional villages around stunning Guilin on this half day tour, complete with a knowledgeable local guide, including hotel pick up and drop off. Watch the villagers go about their everyday lives as you tour the pretty and remote village of Daxu and learn about local culture and customs from your private guide. Then, get your camera ready as you journey along the scenic Li River, undoubtedly one of China's most beautiful spots, and stop to see one of Guilin's natural wonders - the Crown Cave, famed for its dramatic stalagmites and stalactites.
Known as China's other “Forbidden City", the Jingjiang Princes' City is located in a picturesque spot beside Li River and in the heart of Guilin. Built around the Solitary Beauty Peak, it's a noted historical sight and is rich in both cultural history and natural wonder. Entering this location allows you to explore this grand structure built between 1372 and 1392 AD during the Ming Dynasty. Its magnificence and opulence remains evident in its beautiful architecture and it's one of China's best preserved royal residences, noteworthy for its carved balustrades and marble steps. If you want to learn about Ming Dynasty architecture and styles, you shouldn't miss a chance to revisit history and learn of the great significance that this palace possesses. Atop the Solitary Beauty Peak, gaze over the great panoramic view of Guilin and the winding Li River. It's an exploration into history, culture, and breathtaking natural wonder.
Discover China's fascinating ethnic minority culture on an exciting one day tour around Longsheng in stunning Guilin. Accompanied by your own knowledgeable local guide, venture to the rural Guangxi countryside and interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by traditions formed over centuries. Then, take a gentle hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, and capture some amazing photographs of the scenery beneath you. Enjoy the added convenience of pick up and drop off to your hotel in downtown Guilin.
Explore deep into Guilin's cultural and natural delights during a one day private tour of the amazing Yao Mountain and a local tea plantation. After getting to the summit of stunning Yao Mountain on a smooth cable wagon ride enjoy the incredible view and absorb the majestic panoramic vistas of Guilin's scenery from the top. After scaling Yao Mountain, get a fascinating insight into Chinese tea production during a private tour of a plantation and sample freshly brewed oolong tea during an indigenous tea ceremony.
Ideal for discovering the wonders of Guilin within a few days, this private three day tour will show you Guilin's most iconic sights as well as the stunning Longsheng rice terraces nearby. Over the course of three days you'll set out to discover one of China's prettiest areas taking in the simply amazing Longsheng Rice Terraces as well as the Reed Flute Cave on the picturesque Li River (featured on the 20RMB note!). Another highlight of the tour is a visit to a number of ethnic minority villages on the rice terrace slopes where the crop is cultivated by the Zhuang people, one of China's 56 officially recognised minority peoples.
Take the opportunity to see two natural wonders in Guilin! Folded Brocade Hill is known for its dazzling natural scenery as well as its unique rock formations. True to its name, the rock formations are piled in such a way that they look as though they are folded brocade (woven silk fabric). Laurels grow heavily upon it, making it a remarkable sight to behold. Head to the Wind Cave for a cool breeze year-round, and look up to see the four smaller surrounding hills, all of them resting by the Li River.
Elephant Trunk Hill is a famous tourist attraction in Guilin and for good reason: it looks just like an elephant drinking out of the water! Get your ticket to see this amazing natural formation so you can take beautiful photos and marvel at the natural wonders surrounding it. This attraction has been renowned since the Tang Dynasty, and attracts tourists from all over the world. Lush foliage surrounds this area, and within it, ancient buildings are nestled. Get the chance to see the Puxian Pagoda situated atop the hill, 14-meters high and built during the Ming Dynasty.
On arrival, your trip in Guilin will begin with the easy convenience of a private airport transfer to your chosen destination in the city. A professional driver will greet you at the airport and help with your bags before whisking you away to your hotel in no time – no waiting around for a crowded bus or hustling for a taxi. Hop into a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle and begin your tour of the city in style. With 2, 5, 9 and 15 pax vehicles on offer, this transfer is ideal for small and large traveling groups so sit back, relax and enjoy this door-to-door service.
Take a day trip from Guilin along the simply amazing Li River, twisting and turning through lush Chinese landscape that will have you 'snap happy' with the camera for the majority of the sightseeing tour! After some local, fresh catches for lunch on the way to stunningly beautiful Yangshuo you will have the opportunity to indulge in a bit of shopping and maybe pick up some real bargains in pearl and jade, or fine Chinese paintings. The perfect tour for those looking to relax and enjoy a day out in the Guangxi countryside.
Discover incredible Guilin on an extensive four day tour taking in the best sights of one of China's most picturesque cities. Over the course of the trip you'll explore this idyllic region, visiting places of interest such as Reed Flute Cave, Seven Star Park, and Elephant Trunk Hill. You will also be taken along the stunning Li River on a relaxing cruise to see the sights from the water. As well as Guilin, the tour will take you to the pretty waterside town of Yanghshuo to discover ancient streets and local culture.
Enjoy the perfect way to see the wondrous sights of Guilin by night with an evening boat ride in central Guilin to see the illuminated city of lakes, trees, gardens, bridges and green hills. Part of the landscape, but also where the city's locals reside and live. On this perfect night boat cruise you'll not only visit three famous scenic spots each with their individual characteristics, but you'll also learn to appreciate the famous traditional hills along the Guilin's ancient canal system.