6 Days Li River and Longji Rice Terrace Hiking Tour

Destination: Longji Rice Terrace Hiking (Ping'an Zhuang Village, Tiantou Village, Jinkeng Rice Terrace), Li River Hiking, Moon Hill, Big Banyan Tree
Duration: 6 Days
Tour Code: TGT-GL-TH-01
Tour Type:Private Tour
Price from: US$ 566 P/P

Price Details

Summary:

Would not it be interesting to discover more about Li River scenic area of Guilin by your own feet? Well now you can! This 6 Days Guilin in-depth tour is a Combination of sightseeing, physical exercises, bicycle riding, local specialty and folk custom experience. You will have the opportunity to walk in the picture from Yangdi to Xingping, the most beautiful part of Li River, and Longji Terraced Field where you can find out the exotic folk culture of Zhuang and Yao people.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1

Arrival Guilin
Upon arriving in Guilin by flight or train, you will be greeted by our local guide and transferred to hotel on private basis. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day. Guilin is a small city in South China, well known for the great landscape, crystal-like waters as well as karst limestone formations.
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Guilin
Travel Tips:
Guilin Lianjiang Airport - downtown of Guilin: around 30km (30-40 min by car or taxi)
Guilin Railway Station - downtown of Guilin: just in the downtown
Guilin North Railway Station - city center of Guilin: about 7 km (15-20min by car or taxi)
How to spend your free time in Guilin:
►Have a walk along Four Lakes
►Take Four Lakes & Two Rivers Cruise (recommend night cruise)

Day 2

Guilin    Heping Town of Longshen, Ancient Zhuang Village Ping An Zhuang Village

Depart from hotel at around 08:30 and drive to Longji Terraces Scenic Area for about 2.5 hours. Your hiking tour can start from Ancient Zhuang Village. You trek from Ancient Zhuang Village to Ping An Zhuang Village, where you will stay overnight. In the afternoon, explore Ping An Zhuang Village and the surrounding rice terraces.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Longsheng
Details:
Ping An Village—It is a minority village, surrounded by spectacular and beautiful terraced rice fields. Most locals are Zhuang or Yao people, whose ancestor residence at Longji for hundreds of years. The traditional Zhuang style houses in this area are all two story wooden structures resembling a European Alpine village, which are clustered around the hillside. Therefore, the guest houses tourist will stay overnight are all the local style buildings. It will not only cater to your practical needs, but a good experience.
Note:
1. Pack a small bag with valuable things as well as necessary things, such as spare clothing, sunblock, ect. Check out and deposit the rest of your luggage in the hotel.
2. It takes around 1 hour to trek from Ancient Zhuang Village to Ping An Zhuang Village.

Day 3

Ping An Dazhai    Guilin
Set off from Ping An in the early morning and start the rice terrace hiking tour. It will takes around 4-4.5 hours treak from Ping An Village to Dazhai Village, where is the home to Yao. En route, tourists will pass through Zhongliu Village, Tiantouzhai Village, Xiaozhai Village, from where you walk into Jinkeng Rice Terrace Scenic Area. Jinkeng Rice Terrace Area is even larger than the rice terrace area around Ping An.

After a simple lunch at local farm house, you could choose to trek around Jinkeng rice terraces depending on your personal energy. Then walk to Dazhai parking lot to take the car and back to Guilin.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Notes: There are two villages in Jinkeng: Tiantou Village, where you will have a panoramic view of the whole area of Jinkeng Rice Terrace and Dazhai Village 

Day 4

Guilin        Yangdi    Xingping    Yangshuo

Today you will hike from Yangdi to Xingping, which is the essence part along Li River. It is about 20 km from Yangdi to Xingping. It will be another highlight of the whole Guilin trekking trip. After breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred from Guilin city to Yangdi and dropped of at the pier, from which the trekking starts. It will take you around 6 hours to get Xingping, where our driver has already been waiting there. After a short break, transfer to Yangshuo for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo
Optional activities in Yangshuo: Show of Impression Liusanjie (70 mins, daily)

Day 5

Yangshuo    Guilin

Countryside tour in Yangshuo is an unmissable part in a highlight tour. You could choose to ride a bicycle to enjoy the peaceful and beautiful countryside view for 3 hours. In the afternoon, drive back to Guilin.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Optional Night Activities: Dreamlike Li River Show (70 mins, daily)
                                          Cormorant Fishing Show (40-45 mins)
Classic biking route:

Yangshuo County – Dacunmen-Ji Ma-Xiatang-Chaoyang pier-Yangshuo Mountain Retreat – Gongnong Bridge-Moon Hill-Gongnong Bridge-Shima Crossing-Yangshuo County.
 

Day 6

Departure Guilin
Lay your every footprint in your mind and say Zaijian to Guilin. Be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next stop.
Meals: Breakfast
 
Service Ends 

Full price of this tour (per person in US$):

  • JAN, FEB, DEC
  • MAR, JUN, JUL, AUG
  • APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
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Using First Class Hotel
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Using Deluxe Hotel
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Double
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Sole
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1 person   1542   1591   1926
2-5 persons 812 986 836 1034 1004 1370
6-9 persons 531 685 556 734 724 1069
10 persons & above 407 534 426 571 573 866
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
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Sole
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Double
Occupancy
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1 person   1583   1673   2007
2-5 persons 833 1027 878 1117 1045 1451
6-9 persons 552 726 597 816 764 1150
10 persons & above 428 575 467 654 636 991
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
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Sole
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1 person   1611   1748   2076
2-5 persons 847 1055 915 1192 1079 1520
6-9 persons 566 754 635 891 799 1219
10 persons & above 439 598 504 729 673 1066

Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events
2. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
3. Recommended hotels are subject to be changed in actual booking
4. Any special requirements should be advised to us in advance
5. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights of final explanation for any changes due to the reasons beyond our control
 
Price includes:
1. Private transfers between hotel, airport (railway station) and attractions
2. English speaking guide service
3. Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
4. Admission for the attractions listed in the itinerary
5. Meals specified in the itinerary.
6. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
1. Arrival and Departure transportation
2. Visa fee
3. Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc
4. Personal expenses
5. Optional meals or activities mentioned in the itinerary
6. Services not mentioned 

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