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Hiking in Guilin

Guilin - Yangshuo

Yangshuo town

The area around Guilin, in the south-eastern province of Guanxi, is renowned for the beauty of its landscape. Explore this beautiful countryside in more depth by hiking, using local ferry boats, biking and rafting along its tranquil rivers.

Day 1  Arrive Guilin. Transfer to hotel.

Day 2   Depart from your hotel early in the morning and transfer to the old town of Daxu. Start your amazing hiking tour by walking along the old street at Daxu town, visiting traditional workshops.Then walk along the Li River for about 5 kilometres to visit the Crown Cave, one of the largest caves in the Guilin area. Overnight at guesthouse in Guanyan (B, L, D)

Day 3  After breakfast, take a ferry boat across the river to Yangdi town and start walking along the winding country roads among the picturesque mountains. Enjoy the scenes of riverbank life. Take the local ferry boats across the Li River when necessary. Picnic lunch in the green fields or a special local lunch at a farmer's house. Your hike ends at ancient Xingping town. Explore the town before transfer to Yangshuo (B, L)

Day 4   After breakfast at hotel, start your biking trip along country roads and lanes through the paddy fields and orchards. Then relax while enjoying a trip on bamboo rafts on the Yulong River to gain a fascinating insight into life in rural China. Transfer to Guilin for overnight stay. (B, L)

Day 5  Day free until transfer to airport for exit (B)