Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo: West Street, Silver Cave and Moon Hill

Cruise down the Li River to experience the timeless landscapes on a leisurely boat ride from Guilin to Yangshuo. With commentary from your private tour guide, admiring the stunning karst peaks, have lunch on board the boat, then disembark at a small village, explore village and continue to Yangshuo. Stroll around the West Street to shop for your souvenirs, discover the Silver Cave which is millions of years old and brilliantly illuminated with multicolored lights, admire the Moon Hill and stop for photos. Enjoy leisure time to drive pass-by or walk through the charming town. This private tour including entrance fee, lunch ,cruise ticket and door-to-door hotel transfers. You can choose to end your tour in Yangshuo or return Guilin.

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8 to 10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entrance Fee
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Cruise Ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Li River
    • Entry/Admission - Silver Cave
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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: 4 hours

    Pass By: 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.

    Pass By: Xingping, Xingping, Shaanxi

    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.

    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: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Silver Cave, Near 321 State Road, East of Ligui Highway, Maling Town, Yangshuo County 546001 China

    Then, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, drive about 30 minutes to Silver Cave. (If you want to skip the Silver Cave, feel free to discuss with your tour guide on where you want to go in Yangshuo)

    Silver Cave fully shows the charm of the typical karst landform in south China. Numerous crystal stalactites extend from the roof of the cave like stars in a falling Milky Way. The majestic, other-worldly features make the cave an outstanding example in the world of karst landscape. Follow your tour guide, to explore 28 scenic spots inside the Silver Cave including 'The Three Wonders' and 'The Three Treasures'.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Moon Hill, 8 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China

    Driving pass by Moon Hill, let your tour guide know if you want to stop to take photos along the way. Enjoy beautiful countryside sceneries along the way.

    After the tour, you can choose to end your tour in Yangshuo or return Guilin.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel in Guilin, please provide your hotel details when make booking
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P399

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