4 Days Highlights of Guilin

This relaxing 4-day Guilin essence tour allows you to fully immerse in the nature. Have a bird-eye view of Guilin and the winding Li River by going atop of the karst hills. Get close to Li River and enjoy spectacular landscapes along the river by taking a Li River big boat cruise.

Trip Highlights

  • Feel the historical atmosphere at Daxu Ancient Town
  • Go atop of Folded Brocade Hill for a panorama of Li River
  • Embark on a relaxing big boat cruise on Li River

Customizable Tour Itinerary

After landing, meet the guide at the arrival hall, who is holding your name sign. A comfortable vehicle with an experienced driver will transfer you to the hotel. You will experience the natural beauty of Guilin with the private guide and driver in the coming days.

Meals: No meal, advice freely available

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

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.

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,
  • Hotels: Guilin Shangri La Hotel, Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel Guilin, Aroma Tea House
Golden steps of Longji rice terrace embracing a cluster of ancient wooden stilted housesGolden steps of Longji rice terrace embracing a cluster of ancient wooden stilted houses

Be ready to enjoy the essence of Guilin - karst hills, graceful bamboo groves, and fishing cormorants, by taking a big boat cruise on Li River. Buffet lunch will be arranged on the boat while you feast your eyes with the natural scenery.

After disembarking in Yangshuo, the guide will show you to West Street, where you have a big chance to meet some foreigners and search for souvenirs for your family and friends. After that, the driver and guide will escort you back to Guilin by private transfer.

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: Guilin Shangri La Hotel, Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel Guilin, Aroma Tea House
Fisher man fishing on Li RiverFisher man fishing on Li River

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

Meals: Breakfast

  • Meals: Breakfast,
Yangshuo countryside bikingYangshuo countryside biking

Price Includes

  • In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
  • Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
  • Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
  • Your own English-speaking guide service.
  • Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.

Price Excludes

  • International transportation.
  • Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


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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