Cultural experience of South China Guangxi province
This tour gives you the opportunity to observe daily life of various minority groups of GuangXi province. For several days we will travel from Li river to the mountains of LongSheng.
We will witness unique fishing methods, experience local customs and watch the daily life of local people.
Day 1 - Riding Yulong valley
We start from Yangshuo and head toward YuLong river valley. We make our way to Fen Long village, cross Jinbao river and ride along rice fields and lotus ponds to Yulong river. We stop for a while in an open cave and then continue our journey deeper into the valley. When we reach Caoyang village we will cross the Yulong river and stop for lunch at one of the local restaurants. After lunch we head back to the river, leave our bikes and get on bamboo rafts. We will cruise down the river for about two hours. Our bikes, meanwhile will be transfered to the Gongnong bridge. From the bridge we ride back to Yangshuo.
Day 2 - Fisherman's towns
We will take a local bus to YangDi town, where we will take a motorized raft to XingPing town. We will spend some time in XingPing, walking around old town, tasting local cookies and dishes.We will take local bus to Yangshuo.
Day 3 - Old road/Tea plantation/Stone village
We will drive tuk-tuk old picturesque road to PuTao. On the way we will stop at the Yangshuo tea plantation to learn about tea harvest. Continue to the Stone village which is not just interesting example of dry stone architecture, but also part of JingJiang Prince Mansion.
Day 4 - Rice terraces
We will leave Yangshuo and drive up north to LongSheng rice terraces. Different people, wooden houses and long hair... We will stay one night there.
Day 5 - SanJiang
Today we will drive to SanJiang bridge and Bell tower. We will stay with local family learning the local customs of Dong and Miao minorities.
Day 6 - Congjiang
We will drive to Congjiang village - the only place men still keep Qin dynasty hair style and use gun for hunting.
Day 7 - Zhaoxing village
Zhaoxing village - home for Dong minority. The biggest Dong village in Guangxi province.
Day 8 - Guilin
Drive back to Guiln - transfer to airport