Guilin is one of the nearest vacation place from Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou for a short weekend. Guilin is only 3-hours away by bullet train. Check weather forecast and go for a photo weekend. This 2-night combo package is not only design for cameraman, but also for people who want to share unique moment with the one you love - Make wish on mountain top at sunrise. Service is inclusive of round trips coach transfers, accommodation and breakfast, escort tour to sunrise points; And option of bullet train ticket reservation
Day 1 Guilin - Hebaoshan Village
Pickup from Guilin airport, Guilin Railway Station, Guilin North Railway Station. or your hotel in downtown Guilin. Your driver holds your name sign for airport pickup or railway station pickup. Then you'll be transferred to Hebaoshan Village.
Overnight stay in Family Style Hostel, Hebaoshan Village, Yangshuo
Day 2 Hebaoshan Village - Longsheng
Hebaoshan Village is located at the foot of Xianggong Mountain. Climb up to the top of Xianggong Mountain in the early morning to shoot of the panoramic view of Li River. Sunrise on the Li River is well known for its breathtaking mountain scenery. You might get the chance to see fisherman catching fish with their cormorants, water buffalo grazing on grass, and ducks swimming in their group across the river.
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Guilin then take a hotel shuttle bus to Longsheng Rice Terraces. The shuttle bus service is offered by Hotel Quanjinglou, which is the best hotel located on the highest place of Longsheng rice terraces in Jinkeng area.
Arrive at Jinkeng after 3 hours drive on the road, a hotel staff will pick you up from the bus drop off place. Start a 3-hour hiking tour escorted by a hotel staff. Walk through large areas of rice terraces and two villages, Dazhai village and Tiantou village. Walk on road built with stone, sometimes walk on trails built on rice paddies for more photos.
Overnight stay in Hotel Quanjinglou, Jinkeng Rice Terraces, Longsheng
Day 3 Longsheng - Guilin
The sunrise time is 5am. 30 minute walking from your hotel to the mountain top.
After breakfast in the hotel, walk down the mountain by yourself. It takes two hours to get to the bus terminal from your hotel. There will be no escort service by the hotel staff today. There are plenty of photo opportunities on the way. Please leave enough time for walking and photography. Because the light in the morning is better for good photos.
The hotel shuttle bus will drop you off at Xiangjiang Hotel in downtown Guilin. Please take a taxi by yourself to airport, hotel or railway station.
Useful Notice:• From Xiangjiang Hotel, it takes 10 minute to Guilin South Railway Station by taxi. And it takes 1 hour to airport, Guilin West Railway Station, or Guilin North Railway Station.
• Luggage Storage: There is luggage storage room in the parking lot at the foot of mountain in Jinkeng rice terraces (near the lower cable car station). No need to walk with all your luggage for 3 hours to your hotel which is on the mountain top.
• The bus leaves from Jinkeng to Guilin at 0900, 1030, 1200, 1330, 1500, 1700 daily in summer time, and only 3 bus in winter time. Though tickets are inclusive in this package, you need to confirm the return bus seat with hotel staff when you check in the hotel.