Guilin Longsheng Yangshuo 3-day Tour
Day 1: Li River (Cruise) -- Yanghshuo (Yulong River)
Pick you up at your hotel in Guilin in the morning. Then you will drive to Zhujiang Wharf and take a 4 star cruise that goes to Yangshuo from Guilin.
The Li River Cruise ranges 83 kilometers from Guilin to Yangshuo and is famous for the Karst mountain and river sights. It was selected as one of the world's top 10 watery wonders by America's National Geographic magazine. If you don't like big ship cruise, you have an choice of taking a small local bamboo boat at Yangdi Pier. The maximum passenger capacity of the bamboo boat is 4 people. You could get the whole boat without other tourists. You will cruise on the best part of Li River. After you finished Li River cruise then you will go to Yulong River and do bamboo rafting there. The maximum capacity of a bamboo raft is 2 passengers at a time. The rafting tour is from Jinglong Bridge Pier (Golden Dragon Bridge Pier) to Jiuxian Pier (Old County Pier). It's one of the best part of Yulong River. You could do Yulong River Tour by a helicopter as well (It's an optional activity). You could take a bicycle riding along the Yulong River and cycling in Ten-miles Gallery (If you are seniors and don't like this kind of activity, then just skip it).
Staying at a hotel in Yangshuo for the night.
Day 2: Xianggong Mountain -- Longsheng (Longji Rice Terraces)
Today you will go to Xianggong Mountain for seeing the stunning scenery of Li River and get a bird view at the mountain top. (The stairs on the mountain is quite deep. However the mountain is not very tall.) After you did the mountain, then transfer to Longji Rice Terraces (Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces), Longsheng county (It takes about 3.5 hours by car). The rice fields is built into the hillsides, the terraces are beautiful when the sun reflects on the water of the paddy fields, and the fields glow with yellow ears when the harvest is ripe. Longji (‘Dragon's Back') is always a feast for the eyes. Longji Rice Terraces consists of 3 main parts. They are Rice Terraces of Ping'an Village, Rice Terraces of Jingken Dazhai Village and Rice Terraces of Longji Ancient Zhuang Village. You will take a cable car up to the mountain top for getting a panoramic view of the rice terraces in Dazhai village. And you will also visit Ping'an Village as well.
Staying at a hotel in Longji Rice Terraces Scenic Area for the night.
Day 3: The Moon and the Sun Twin Pagodas Culture Park -- Reed Flute Cave
Seeing the sunrise at Longji Rice Terraces (optional). Then you will go to The Moon and the Sun Twin Pagodas Culture Park, you could do a boat ride there. After the pagodas you will explore Reed Flute Cave. At the end of the tour, dropping you off at Guilin airport or any hotel you booked in Guilin city downtown area (depends on your requirement)
Attractions Visited in This Tour
- Li River and Li River Cruise (Li Jiang & Li Jiang You)
- Yangshuo Yulong River
- Yangshuo Xianggong Hill
- Longji Rice Terraces