5 Days Guilin Family Tour

Guilin is a city popular among people from all ages. During this 5-day family tour, you can not only appreciate the featured karst landscape but also take some hands-on activities with your family, like calligraphy learning and Chinese cooking class.

Trip Highlights

  • Pay a visit to the local family in Daxu Ancient Town
  • Embark on a relaxing big boat cruise on Li River
  • Bike riding along the Yulong River and in the countryside
  • Calligraphy learning in Yangshuo
  • Join in a Chinese cooking class

Customizable Tour Itinerary

Welcome to Guilin, an amazing city in China. It is a paradise for people from all ages. Upon arrival, meet the guide at the arrival hall and go back to the hotel together by a private transfer. With our guide, you will enjoy a worry-free tour in Guilin.

Meals: No meal, advice freely available

  • Hotels: Guilin Shangri La Hotel, Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel Guilin, Aroma Tea House

Let’s start with Folded Brocade Hill, which is considered to be a good place for a bird-eye view of Guilin city and Li River. Come down from the hill and go ahead to explore a mysterious cave, Reed Flute Cave. It is warm in winter and cool in summer and fun to see the amazing array of limestone formations highlighted in neon lights.

After lunch, drive to the outskirt of Guilin to visit Daxu Ancient Town, an ancient fishing village, where you can enjoy its antique and remaining prosperous charm from its old folk houses, stone bridge from Ming era, flagstone streets, simple local life style. There you will also knock a local’s door to appreciate this ‘antique collections’ and listen to the stories of their ancestors.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Mc Found Restaurant with a la carte menu

Feature Dinner option: Xiaonan Guo, Gold Dragon Village Restaurant, Yilu Restaurant, The Taste-Made Restaurant

Optional evening activity: Night cruise in Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Area


  • Wear antiskid shoe when climbing the hill and visit the cave as the ground can be slippery in the cave.
  • Sedan chair is available at the entrance if there are senior having difficulty in moving in the cave with many steps.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Daxu Ancient TownDaxu Ancient Town

Get up earlier to catch the 4-hour Li River cruise by big boat from Guilin to Yangshuo, starting from Millstone Hill Wharf (Mopanshan Wharf). The eye-feasting landscape and country scenery along the river won’t let you down. The appreciation of the peaks along the river calls for much of your imagination. You may have different opinions from others regarding what the peaks are like. The destination of the cruise is Yangshuo.

After disembark, the guide will show you around the West Street, where you could find many local restaurants, bars and souvenir shops etc. Here you will also take a calligraphy lesson to feel the charm of Chinese culture.

Meals: Breakfast, Buffet Lunch on the cruise boat


Meet the guide at the hotel lobby on time as there is no delay and change for the departure time of the cruise ship. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Hotels: Yangshuo Banyan Tree Hotel, Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Li River cruiseLi River cruise

In the morning, you will visit the local market to get to know the local life and some basic ingredients to cook Chinese dishes. After that, you will learn the secrets of authentic Chinese cuisine in Yangshuo from skilled teachers and take away awesome recipes to share with friends and family back home. The participation of the kids will add some more fun to the cooking class. After the lesson, you will enjoy your work for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will take a relaxing biking tour in Yangshuo countryside. You will pedal past some of the most breath-taking scenery you’ll ever see, like the large paddy field, the water buffalo, the ancient villages and farmers working in the field. Do not forget to stop from time to time to grasp some nice pictures.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
cooking classcooking class

Your private guide and driver will pick you up from the Yangshuo hotel and see you off according to your flight schedule.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Meals: Breakfast,

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This tour is tailor-made and we can tailor to meet your reqeusts. Your personal travel consultant will contact you within 24 working hours!


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