Sometimes a step into other people’s seemingly mundane life is a fascinating discovery for your own life. Come and unravel the secret traditions and cultures that are well kept in the Yao and Zhuang tribes of Longsheng, Guilin. Trek up the famous Longji Rice Terrace and let the spectacular scenery imprint itself in your memories. We will also take you to Huangluo Yao Village. It is also a Yao thing to start keeping long hair for the girls. At their 12th birthday Yao girls begin growing long hair and treating it with secret ingredients made of rice-washed water and medical herbs.
• 8 hours
Take a private day trip from Guilin to Longsheng to discover China’s rich minority culture. Interact with the Zhuang and Yao people in Longsheng and learn about their traditions. Trek up to the famous Longji Rice Terraces and admire the panoramic view. The terraces resemble great chains of ribbons as they wind from the foot of the hill to the top. It’s one of China’s most scenic natural sights!
• 9 hours
Short on time? Then this private half-day sightseeing tour of Guilin is perfect. Visit the hot spots of Guilin and its magical surroundings in a short but sweet 3- to 4-hour tour of highlights that include Elephant Hill, Reed Flute Cave and Fubu Hill. Take in the major sights of Guilin, without it taking up all your time! Choose from a morning or afternoon departure.
• 3.5 hours
The scenery of Guilin has been called 'the most magnificent under heaven.' Travel with a knowledgeable local guide on this private, full-day sightseeing tour including Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Hill, Solitary Beauty Peak, the Mansion of Prince Jingjiang and Seven Star Park. You'll experience the best of Guilin — famous for the verdant beauty of its nearby mountains, elegant waterways, magnificent crags and fantastic caverns!
• 7 hours
This 8-hour bus tour covers one of the highlights of Guilin, the famous Longji rice terraces. Discover the unique cultures and traditions of Guilin's tribal minorities, like the long-haired Yao women of Huangluo Village, and their distinctive architecture. Hike along the spine of Longji, or 'Dragon's Backbone', through stunning rice-terrace landscapes and pass local Zhuang and Yao villages. Enjoy lunch at a local farmer's restaurant.
• 8 hours
This small-group tour leads you to experience the classic and unforgettable cruise along Li River for 4 hours. It is one of the must-do highlights in Guilin. Embark on a deluxe cruise with your English-speaking local expert guide. This is the perfect chance to enjoy the picturesque view along Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo.
• 8 hours
Enjoy the breathtaking landscape of Karst Mountains, fishermen with cormorants, rice fields, and local villages along Li River during this 3 to 4-hour cruise. Arrive in Yangshuo, where you will have a chance to visit surrounding areas and explore bustling local market. Savor a nice lunch and take advantage of free time in Yangshuo.
• 8 hours
Explore China’s unspoiled countryside as you travel from Guilin to Yangshuo by bike on this 2-day adventure with your own expert guide. Tap into your inner adventurer as you cycle on both dirt roads and paved streets, follow hiking trails through the wild. Then, take a ferry ride along the scenic Li River. Visit charming villages and spend a night in the old town of Xingping to experience local life. This tour gives you the flexibility to decide what stops you make and activities you do, with the aid of your adventurous guide.
• 3 days
Experience two of Guilin’s gems on this private tour. Take an exciting chairlift ride to the top of Yao Mountain, beautiful year-round, for stunning views of misted limestone hills and villages. Then, tour a tea plantation, where you’ll learn about Chinese tea production and sample some green tea during a traditional tea ceremony. Private round-trip transport is included for your convenience, and your private guide will ensure an enlightening experience.
• 5 hours
Experience a spellbinding performance of the 'Impression Sanjie Liu' show directed by the world-famous director, Zhang Yimou. With the stage set right on the Li River itself, this show will leave you mesmerized at how the performers seem to be floating on the river as they portray life and culture of the local Yangshuo people. Learn about the legend of the 'Song Fairy' Liu Sanjie through this dreamy interpretation that uses a stunning natural backdrop of the Li River and karst mountains.
• 3 hours