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9-Day China Private Tour of Guangzhou, Guilin and Guiyang

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Overview:

This 9 days Guilin tour is specially designed for those who are interested in exploring Guilin in the best depth, including Guilin city, Yangshuo town and Longji terraces area, and plan to reach Guilin directly from Guangzhou by the new high-speed rail or airplane. Our diverse tours include the most classic Li River cruise, the idyllic scenery of Yangshuo’s Encounter Dragon River. In addition, you will have a flexible time to arrive and depart without rushing at all. Enjoy your trip!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Code

CHN9D8N-GZGG-946

Duration

9 Days/ 8 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Guangzhou Arrival

Attractions: Six Banyan Temple, Chen Buddhism, Sha Mian Island
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guangzhou

Upon arrival in Guangzhou, you can take your own cab or airport shuttle to the hotel we have booked for you.
First, a short visit to the Six Banyan Temple. The temple has a history of 1500 years and is one of the birthplaces of Chinese Chen Buddhism, where you can have a brief understanding of Chinese Buddhism.

Then, visit the not-to-be-missed Chen Ancestral Hall, which is considered the largest, most beautifully decorated and best-preserved traditional ancestral hall in Guangdong Province.

Afterwards, take about 10 minutes by car to see the distinctive Sha Mian Island, which has more than 150 well-preserved old buildings of European style from the 19th century colonial period.
Afterwards, take a break and you are free to choose a local Cantonese restaurant to enjoy your lunch.

 

 

Day 2Guangzhou-Guilin

Attractions: Elephant Trunk Hill, Ludi Cave
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: No

After breakfast, return to Guilin in a comfortable vehicle. Then visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin landscape. Elephant Trunk Hill is a huge stone hill with a vivid shape, resembling an elephant that is drinking water. The 2017 Spring Festival Gala Guilin branch venue is located under Xiangbei Mountain, the stage scene is sparkling, and the 12,000 square meters of performance water integrates the overall dance beauty shape with the natural landscape, presenting a refreshing visual effect.Then, drive about 7 kilometers to the next attraction – Ludi Cave, a majestic underground palace shimmering with different colors.
At the end of the tour, your trip to Guilin will come to an end. Near check-in time our tour guide will take you to the airport and you will be ready to go home.

Day 3Guilin

Attractions: Li River, Yangshuo
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guilin

As the Chinese textbook proclaims “Guilin’s landscape is the best in the world”, today you will start exploring this best landscape on a relaxing sightseeing cruise along the Li River from Mopanshan pier to Yangshuo town.One of the wonderful things about visiting the Li River is that you don’t worry about the changes in the weather, because the scenery of the Li River has different characteristics in different weather: on a sunny day, you can see the reflection of the green peaks; Cloudy day, see the mountain clouds; Rainy day, see the Li River misty rain. It is “Guilin landscape a world, the wonderful Li River pan autumn map”.

After about 4 hours of sailing, disembark at Yangshuo town and overnight at hotel. After a short break, begin your impressive exploration of the Yulong River for the most fascinating sightseeing and ideal countryside retreat. You have a variety of ways to choose from.

Day 4Guilin

Attractions: Longji Rice Terraces, Huangluo Yao village, Ping An Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guilin

After breakfast, we will pick you up at your hotel lobby at the specified time. After that we will drive about 80 km and you will witness one of the most beautiful rice terraces in China, the Longji Rice Terraces. Longji terrace is a large-scale group of terraced fields, like a chain belt, from the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain, overlapping, high and low. Its lines are flowing, unrestrained and smooth; Its scale is magnificent and magnificent, and it has the reputation of “the crown of the terrace world”.

Along the way there are several distinctive Zhuang and Yao villages, you will visit the special Huangluo Yao village, people in this village kept long hair, where you can see women wearing red ethnic costumes with very long hair.

Afterwards, continue the drive to Ping An Village, a beautiful 600-year-old Zhuang village, and check in at a hotel located near the rice terraces. After a short rest, start to explore the amazing scenery. A half day detour, then back to Ping’an County for dinner and overnight.

Day 5Guilin

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guilin

You can get a perfect spot on the terraces to watch the magnificent sunrise. The rest of the day is free for you – you can take a leisurely walk around the village, experience the local ethnic culture, or, make the most of the wonderful opportunity to take some beautiful photos in such a perfect place.
Finally, drive back to Guilin city. The rest of the day is free for you to relax.

Day 6Guilin-Zhaoxing

Attractions: Zhaoxing Dong Village, Tang’an Dong Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Zhaoxing

In the morning, take the high speed train to Congjiang. Upon arrival at Congjiang train station, our guide and driver will wait for you at the exit of the high speed train and then start today’s amazing tour to visit two outstanding ancient Dong villages – Zhao Xing Dong Village and Tang An Dong Village. The two places are only 9 km apart, but have different characteristics.

Zhaoxing Dong Village is the largest and oldest Dong village. It is located in Liping County in southeastern Guizhou Province, and in 2005, China National Geographic listed it as one of the six most beautiful villages and towns in China.

Tang’an Dong Village is known as the most primitive Dong Village in China. It is located on a hillside, surrounded by paddy fields and lush plantations. It is smaller than Zhaoqing Dong Village, but has most of what Zhaoqing has to offer, except for the big songs, and it looks much wilder. Its biggest highlight is the stunning cascading rice terraces.

 

After the tour, drive to your hotel in Zhaoqing town and check in.

Day 7Zhaoxing-Rongjiang

Attractions: Basha Miao Village, Zhanli Dong Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Rongjiang

Today, you will travel from Zhaoqing to Rongjiang. Instead of driving directly to Rongjiang on the highway, you will take an alternative route where there are two amazing villages – Basha Miao Village and Zhanli Dong Village. The Miao have a larger population compared to the Dong. The two biggest aspects of their culture are dancing and singing, and different kinds of costumes.

Basha Miao village is like a hidden kingdom occupied by the legendary Basha Miao. It is famous for being the last gunner tribe in China. The most interesting thing about the village is that Basha boys cannot cut their hair until they are 18 years old, and they have a coming-of-age ceremony – shaving their hair with a sickle. Welcome.

Zhanlidong village is a primitive and mysterious village located deep in the dense forest. Besides the beautiful scenery and architecture, this village also attracts visitors to explore their “population culture”.
After the tour, overnight in Rongjiang County. We will transfer you to the hotel for rest.

Day 8Rongjiang - Kaili

Attractions: Datang Miao village, Wujiamiao village, Langde Miao Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Kaili

Today you will travel to Kaili, about 180 km from Rongjiang County. It is the capital of the Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture of Qiandongnan. Along the way there are three amazing villages to visit and very beautiful countryside to enjoy.

Datang Miao village is also known as Xinqiao village by the locals. It is a small but beautiful short-skirted Hmong village whose women wear homemade short skirts all year round, even when they are doing farm work. This tradition has been going on for over six hundred years.

Wujiamiao village is famous for its superb batik and embroidery skills, which are listed as intangible cultural heritage at the provincial level. The architecture and customs there are also very primitive.

Langde Miao Village, known as the Chinese Folk Art Village, is a very primitive and local Miao village that still maintains the ancient way of life of the Miao people.

After the tour, overnight in Kaili city.

Day 9Guiyang

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: No

After breakfast, you will be driven to Guiyang in a comfortable private car, taking 2.5 hours en route. Upon arrival in Guiyang, you are free to leave Guiyang for your next destination or take a good rest and then continue to explore other destinations in Guizhou.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 8-night accommodation (3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned