3-Day Private Tour from Nanjing by Air: Guilin, Longji Rice Terrace and Yangshuo

Spend 3-day to discover the highlights of Guilin for a private and customizable sightseeing tour from Nanjing by Plane. Tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off Guilin attractions, such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Seven Star Parks. 4 Star Cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo to experience the timeless landscapes on a leisurely boat ride. Admiring the stunning karst peaks, stroll around the West Street, experience the Ten-Mile Gallery. Use the convenient cable car to explore Dazhai/Jinkeng or spend 2 hours to hike around Ping'an Village at Longji Rice Terrace. Tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, cruise ticket and travel by private vehicle with door to door transfer. You can choose to end your tour in Longsheng/Guilin or return Nanjing.Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 4 Star Cruise Ticket
    • Cable car to Dazhai if you choose the related option
    • English-speaking guide
    • Entrance Fee
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Overnight accommodation of standard twin room (two beds), based on twin share if choose the option
    • Plane Tickets (economy class)
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)
    • Entry/Admission - Yunfeng Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Fubo Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
    • Entry/Admission - Seven Star Park (Qixing Gongyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Putuo Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Li River
    • Entry/Admission - Butterfly Spring Park
    • Entry/Admission - Big Banyan Tree
    • Entry/Admission - Longji Rice Terrace Scenic Spot
    • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
    • Entry/Admission - Ping'an Village
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation if you choose the have the tour only
    • Gratuities to tour guide and driver(recommended)

  • Day 1: Nanjing -Guilin Customized City Highlights(L)

    Pass By: Airport Road, Ji Chang Lu, Lishui Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China
    Your driver will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your Chengdu hotel, you will be transferred to airport for a 2 hour flight to Nanjing.

    Upon arrival, your tour guide will hold your name sign waiting at the exit of the arrival hall, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, embark upon your customized tour of the city's sights. Discuss the highlights and attractions you wish to see with your knowledgeable guide who will help you plan an itinerary according to your interests. Then, set off and explore.

    Stop At: Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004 China
    Typically, you will start with the Elephant Trunk Hill.

    Elephant Trunk Hill is the landmark of Guilin. It has been a famous tourism destination since the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907). The hill looks like a giant elephant drinking water from the river.

    Enjoy a vigorous walk to the top, visit the the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) Puxian Tower which was built to worship Samantabahdra. Get to learn its history from your tour guide, then enjoy the panoramic views of the city, Li River and surrounding scenery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yunfeng Temple, Southwest of Xiangbi Mountain, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541002 China
    Continue to Yunfeng Temple-one of the famous ancient temples of Guilin. Which was the dwelling place of Monk Jianzhen, an eminent monk of the Tang Dynasty, crossing over to Japan six times to spread Buddhist doctrines and help regularize monks' behavior. Stroll around the temple and the exhibition gallery on the second floor.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fubo Hill, Binjiang Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541002 China
    Continue to Guilin Fubo hill. Fubo Hill stands next to the Li River and rises abruptly out of the surrounding landscape, it is famous for both natural beauty and historic art.

    Follow your tour guide to explore etchings of Buddha dating back to the Song and Tang Dynasties (618 - 1279) at Thousand-Buddha Cave and Pearl-Returning Cave. Admire the Sword-Testing Rock and get to know the legendary stories behind it.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
    Afterwards, heading to Reed Flute Cave. Over millions of years, dripping water has eroded the cave to create a special world of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations. Explore important spots in the attraction such as :Tower-shaped Pine,Crystal Palace etc. Despite the fantastic natural scenery inside Reed Flute Cave, there are many writings on the wall. There are 77 travelogues and poems left, which are derived from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

    Then, enjoy lunch in the local restaurant.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Seven Star Park (Qixing Gongyuan), No.1 Qixing Road, Qixing District, Guilin 541004 China
    In the afternoon, you will stroll around the Seven Stars Park. The Seven Stars Park is endowed with elegant mountains, clear water, miraculous stone forest, deep and serene valleys, plentiful animals and plants and valued cultural relics. It has been popular since the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) Dynasties.

    Crosse the Flower Bridge which was built in the Song Dynasty (960-1279), and it is the oldest bridge in Guilin.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Putuo Mountain, Qixing District, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    Explore the Putuo Mountain, where Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva is worshiped, it abounds with caves and pavilions. On the top of the mountain, there are Putuo Stone Forest, Xuanwu Pavilion and Zhaixing Pavilion. In addition, there are numerous valuable tablets on the mountain. You can choose how far you want to go.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Guilin.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight 4 Star hotel in Guilin if you choose the related option

    Day 2: Guilin-Yangshuo (B, L)

    Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
    Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel's lobby at 8:00am and you will be transferred to Zhujiang Pier, where you will embark and start the boat cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo County. The Li River Cruise is considered as the highlight of any visit to Guilin.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gui Lin Zhujiang pier, Yanshan District, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    Along the river, enjoy breathtaking views of peaks and pinnacles, crystal-clear water and picturesque pastoral countryside scenery. The river generally has three sections. Various attractions like peaks and villages along the river have interesting descriptive names, which calls for much of your imagination to see what it is like. Listening to tour guide's legendary stories about the attractions is a delightful experience when you are appreciating the landscapes. Most are mystical fairy and love stories. The cruise usually takes around 3.5 to 4 hours, depends on water condition.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xingping Fishing Village, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
    Li River takes a big turn at Xingping and endowed with beautiful and poetic scenery. It has been reproduced in many Chinese landscape paintings. Even the newly-issued 20 RMB note has the scenery on its back. A photographer once said: 'Shots from any perspective for this place turn to be impressive and stunning'.

    You will enjoy a simple lunch on the boat.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: West Street, East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900 China
    Arrive Yangshuo at 1:30 pm, stroll around West Street with your tour guide, explore various shops, craft-works shops, painting and calligraphy stores, backpack shops, cafes, your tour guide will help you to negotiate price if you want to purchase any souvenir.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shili hualang, Gaotianzhen, Yangshuo County China
    In the afternoon, you will explore the Ten-Mile Gallery in Yangshuo.

    Sauntering down a country road makes you feel like you are travelling in a painting. This is true of the Ten-Mile Gallery in Yangshuo County, a fairyland on earth. As the name implies, Ten-Mile Gallery is a picturesque road stretching from the Yangshuo town area to Moon Hill, endowed with rolling hills, endless fields, idyllic villages and clear rivers on both sides.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Butterfly Spring Park, 4km west of Yangshou, Yangshuo County China
    Along Ten-Mile Gallery, there are few famous sites you should no miss, such as Butterfly Spring Park. In the park, peculiar peaks, grotesque rocks, magnificent waterfalls, and bubbling springs can be found everywhere. A winding path meanders to the sightseeing terrace where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of Ten-Mile Gallery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Big Banyan Tree, Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China
    As the journey of Ten-Mile Gallery goes on, you will encounter a Big Banyan Tree, which is more than 1,400 years old. Follow your tour guide to stroll around, get to know the love story about Liusanjie, and see how new lovers come here to make wishes for their future.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Moon Hill, 8 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China
    Your last stop is Moon Hill, let your tour guide know if you want to stop to take photos.

    After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Yangshuo.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast: If you choose the option to including the hotel, the breakfast offered by hotel
    Accommodation included: Over night 4 star hotel in Yangshuo if you choose the related option

    Day 3: Yangshuo-Longji Rice Terrace (B, L)

    Stop At: Longji Rice Terrace Scenic Spot, Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your Yangshuo hotel, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, heading directly to Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces which takes about 2 hours, sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
    The construction of incredible Longji Rice Terraces started in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and lasted till the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is reputed as one of the most beautiful rice terraces in the world. Among them, two main and representative viewing areas are the Ping’an Zhuang Village Terraced Fields and the Jinkeng Terraced Fields where Zhuang and Yao Minority people have been living respectively for hundreds of years.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Huangluo, Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    Your first stop is Huangluo Long Hair Village, and enjoy an amazing long hair show. Huangluo village in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is home to descendants of the Yao ethnicity. The women here are characterized by their red embroidered dress and their long hair, which is long enough to have their home recognized as the "world's longest hair village" by Guinness World Records. The long hair that women of the Yao ethnic group have kept for generations is a symbol of auspiciousness. You will have lunch in the local village.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dazhai, Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    During lunch, discuss with your tour guide about the routine interests you most, then set off and explore. Typically you will start with the Jinkeng/Dazhai Rice Terrace.

    There are three popular viewpoints at Dazhai: Music from Paradise, Thousand Layers to the Heavens, and Golden Buddha Peak.

    You will drive 40 minutes to Dazhai(Hongyao Jinkeng)Rice Terrace. Take the convenient cable car about 20 minutes directly to Golden Buddha Peak.During the cable car ride, you will enjoy amazing view of No 3 sightseeing zone. Upon arrival, follow your tour guide and take an easy walk around to snap photos from different location which will give you an unexpected shot. You will take your time when visit the locations where you may explore and create fantastic photographs. After the tour, you will descend by cable car. After the tour, you can choose to end your tour in Longsheng or return Guilin.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
    Second option for this tour is to visit Ping'an Rice Terrace after lunch. You will drive 30 minutes to Ping’an village. Follow your tour guide to hike and explore. Compared with Dazhai Rice Terrace, Ping'an village are smaller in scale, they are still considered very beautiful and offer the undulating and intricate scenery that lives up to the name of "dragon's spine." You will explore two famous scenic spots - West Hill Music or No.1 viewing platform, and Large-scale Thousand-Layer Terraces or No.2 viewing platform.

    After the tour finished, you can choose to end your tour in Longsheng/Guilin or return Nanjing.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: If you choose the option to including the hotel, the breakfast offered by hotel
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver will pick you up from the lobby of your Nanjing hotel by holding your name sign, please provide your hotel details when make booking
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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