Guilin, Southern China, China
Meet your private guide and driver in the lobby of your hotel for an 8am departure. Then drive to the wharf, where the Li River Cruise Tour commences, takes approximately 45 minutes. Upon arrival, you will board your cruise boat that departs at around 9:30am.
Li River is part of the major river system of Guangxi Province, and the route followed by the cruise boats from Guilin to the pleasant town of Yangshuo is by far the most beautiful part of the river. What will open before you as your cruise winds its way downstream is a landscape of vast karst mountains, sheer cliffs dotted with caves, lush forests, small farming villages, and local fishermen out on bamboo boats all in an ever changing kaleidoscope as you weave along the river. You will have a simple boxed lunch served on board during your cruises and your guide will provide you with additional fruit and snacks.
Your cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo covers a length of just over 50 miles (80 kilometers) and takes around 4 hours. Upon arrival at Yangshuo pier, you will disembark, and from the wharf, there will be a short walk to the famous West Street, the oldest street in Yangshuo dating back almost 1,500 years and winding for over 0.31 miles (0.5 kilometer). There are many shops, cafes, and bars to enjoy on West Street making it a popular location for all visitors to Yangshuo.
After visiting the West Street, we will drive to have a countryside tour.Outside of Yangshuo County is the
picturesque view of green hills, villages, rice fields, rivers and fruits orchards. With green hill behind, rice
fields and rivers in front, the village sed to be really blocked out of the modern world. Years ago a narrow
road was built between the hills which connects the villages and Yangshuo prosperity. And you may visit
a local family while you are in the village.
Drive you back to Guilin, and your tour ends upon arrival at your hotel in Guilin.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time