6 Days Guilin, Yangshuo Culture Experience

Tour highlights: Jingjian Prince’s Palace | Elephant Trunk Hill | Dongli Village | Li River Cruise | Moon Hill| Cooking Class | Paper Fan Painting

Tour summary

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Day 1: Arrive in Guilin

Airport pickup service, drive and send to hotel.

Day 2: Guilin: Jingjiang Prince’s Palace, Elephant Trunk Hill, Sun and Moon Pagodas, Dongli Village

In the morning visit Jingjiang Prince’s Palace, located on the west bank of Li River, this best preserved Prince’s city of China was built between 1371 and 1391 AD in the Ming Dynasty. After that, drive to visit Elephant Trunk Hill, you can easily find its resemblance to a giant elephant drinking water from Li River. Continue to drive to Shan Lake, watch Sun and Moon Pagodas from afar. Taste Guilin Rice noodles-local’s everyday breakfast! After lunch, drive 15km outside of the city to Dongli Village. Many traditional handicrafts of Guangxi are well preserved here, you can watch weaving cloth, making wine, planting dyeing, and also find blacksmith and bamboo workshop.

Day 3: Guilin to Yangshuo by Li River Cruise, West Street

This morning transfer to take on a cruise to travel along Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo, it’s around 4 hours ride(9:30-13:30). Upon arrival, drive to West Street in Yangshuo ancient town, the street is about 8 meters wide and nearly 800 meters long, it is the oldest and most prosperous street in Yangshuo, lots of ancient buildings are well preserved here.

Day 4: Yangshuo: Yulong River, Big Banyan Tree, Moon Hill, Cooking Class

After breakfast, drive and enjoy beautiful views along Yulong River. Stop by the Banyan Tree Park, the tree is 17 meters high and 1400 years old. Continue to drive and appreciate Moon Hill from different angles. In the afternoon, we will join a cooking class. You will go to local market together with the teacher, later learn and cook guangxi cuisine together.

Day 5: Yangshuo to Fuli Town, Paper Fan Painting Experience

Drive 8km to Fuli Ancient Town, it is well known as the hometown of painted paper fans. At a workshop, we will learn and make the fan by yourselves. The rest of time we can drive and explore the village around, feeling the atmosphere of rural life.

Day 6: Guilin Departure

Drive to airport, tour finishes.

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– Airport pickup and drop service
– English speaking driver guide
– Transportation whilst on tour
– Boutique hotels as above, 2 rooms
– All breakfast, 1 cruise lunch(simple Chinese style), 1 meal at cooking class
– Entrance fee
– Bottled water throughout the trip
– Li river cruise
– Cooking class
– Painted paper fan experience


– Flights
– Other meals
– Tips for guide and driver
– Bamboo raft

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