9 Days 8 Nights Guilin Yangshuo Guizhou tour
One of the most impressive tour in China, you are back to 200 Years ago while touring this area. Because its recesse have not yet been completely explored, it appeal today tourists for its spectacular natural scenery (Guizhou is one of best kept area in China) as well as the minority.
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Day 1: Meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel, then visit Elephant Hill and Reed Flute Cave.
( L) Stay in Guilin Bravo Hotel 4*
Elephant Hill is situated in the confluence of Li River and Peach River, is the symbol of Guilin, the full moon of the hill looks like elephant' s trunk drinking water on Li River.
Reed Flute Cave is reputed as " the art palace of the nature"where you can see beautiful stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone flowers with various shape, all glistening in colorful lights which create breathtaking splendor.
Day 2: Guilin to Yangshuo by boat ( B/L/D) Stay in Yangshuo Magnolia Hotel 3*
Meet you at your hotel at 8:00 -8:30 and transfer to Zhujiang pier at 9:30. Li River cruise (4 hours) to Yangshuo with lunch on board, you will feast your eyes with the reflection of fantastic peaks with various shapes, crystal clear water, green hills, bamboo groves, the river passes an endless procession of distinct peaks and bamboo groves and the stunning landscape. Disembark at Yangshuo about 2 pm, roam in the West Street.
Day 3: Yangshuo Countryside Tour, visit villages, Bamboo rafting in Yulong River, Moon Hill.
( B/L/D) Stay in Yangshuo Magnolia Hotel 3*
Explore Yangshuo villages, you will see beautiful limestone karst towering peaks, rice paddies, bamboo groves, local's custom and lifestyle. Visit Yulong River, a major tributary of Li River, Yulong River flows through some of the most beautiful Karst (limestone) scenery near Yangshuo. Local people use rafts as daily transportation up and down the river between house, markets, and rice paddies. Sitting on the reclining chair on the raft, you can enjoy an all around view of the natural, rural life down the river.
You can see Moon Hill, Moon Hill has a natural round cave at the peak, the cave (a hole in the peak) resembles the moon.
Day 4: Yangshuo--Longji rice terraces ( B/L/D) Stay Jintian Hotel.
Rice Terraces tour, meet you at 9 am and drive to Rice Terraces, visit Dazhai village( Jinkeng Rice Terraces) They were first built in the Yuan dynasty and completed in the Qing dynasty by Zhuang people. The terraced fields are built along the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountaintop, with the highest place of an elevation of 885m and the lowest 380m. You will find nice wooden houses, long hair women with colorful clothes, heavy, silver hat and earrings, customs and lifestyle.
Day 5: Longji rice terraces to Sanjiang Chengyang Village ( B/L/D) Stay in Chengyang Hotel
With its unique Dong minority architecture of Drum Towers, Wind and Rain Bridges and Dong minority buildings, you can see wooden houses, river, waterwheels, villages and so on.
Day 6, Sanjiang---Tangan village-- Zhaoxing ( B/L/D) Stay in Zhaoxing Hotel.
Tanan village: You will find beautiful rice terraces, village gate, drum tower, drama tower, ancient graveyard, ancient well, and water-powered roller for grinding grain, barns and the pit to worship the female ancestors of Dong people. There are also ancient stone paths and wood houses in the village. Zhaoxing is an old Dong village deeply hidden in the dense mountains. The ancient wooden architecture, century-old practices, the hospitable locals and the fertile terraced fields.
Day 7, Zhaoxing---Basha---Rongjiang ( B/L/D) Stay in Rongjiang Dongmixiang Hotel.
Drive to Basha Miao Village , Basha is a very special and old Miao Ethnic village and is virtually untouched in any way by modernization. Basha residents still live in their wooden houses, practice centuries-old customs and have their own unique beliefs. You can see the men with traditional long hair.
Day 8, Rongjiang---Xijiang ( B/L/D) Stay in Xijiang Qiansen Hotel. 3*
Drive to Xijiang village, the biggest Miao village in China , a 1000-households village, in Leishan county, 75km from Kaili, surrounded by green hills and blue waters, rows upon rows of pile dwellings stand in the bamboo forests on the mountain slope. Famous for its Silversmith craftsmanship and Harvest Celebration. The local silversmiths have unique craftsmanship for silver ornament making. All the silver ornaments that a Miao girl puts on weight about 9 kg.
Day 9, Xijiang---Guiyang Airport
Transfer to Guiyang airport for departure.
The quotation per person in usd.
1 persons: 2350
2-5 persons: 1430
6-9 persons: 1030
over 9 persons : 835
A. Admissions of the sights mentioned.
B. Hotel accommodation mentioned (based on 2 persons sharing one standard twin room)
C. Personal Guide Services.
D. Private transport between airports or train stations, hotel and all the scenic spots
mentioned in the itinerary by air-conditioned car, van or mini-bus.
E. Breakfasts, chinese lunches and dinners.
A. Air tickets.
B. Personal expenses and extra activities.
C. Gratuities to the service staffs.
D. Others not mentioned above.