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.
Guilin and the nearby Li River display some of the most unique and beautiful terrain in all of China. This private half-day tour showcases some of the geographic and cultural highlights in and around the city of Guilin.After hotel pickup by your friendly and informative private guide, start your half-day adventure at Fubo Hill, which has both natural beauty and historic art. Beginning in the Tang Dynasty, local artisans created intricate carvings and elegant stone Buddhas. From here it's on to Reed Flute Cave to see the impressive natural beauty of its stalactite and stalagmite formations. Locals call this cave the "Palace of Natural Arts," for reasons you'll soon discover. Next will be a stop at a local pearl market for rest, refreshments and shopping.Then you will visit the centerpiece of Guilin’s riverside park, Elephant Hill. Nature created this marvel some 3.5 million years ago and its shape resembles an elephant drinking water through its trunk. Finish your tour with a vigorous climb up the hill to take in the panoramic scenery of the city, Li River and surrounding countryside before your guide returns you by private vehicle to your hotel.