On this private tour, head from Guilin along the Li River to discover traditional local lifestyle and witness an impressive natural gem. Stroll through ancient Daxu Village’s stone streets, passing courtyards and Ming Dynasty-era bridges. Then, explore Crown Cave, featuring awesome stalagmites, stalactites and an underground river. Private round-trip transportation is included, and your private guide will ensure a personalized experience.
Your private English-speaking guide will pick you up from your Guilin hotel in the morning and take you on a 30-minute drive to Daxu Village, once one of the four largest villages in Guangxi. Today, you can still see original parts of the village: stone slabs on the paved street, wooden houses, herbal clinics, a rice winery and even the traces of the village’s prosperity. With your guide, experience life as a local on a leisurely stroll through the village, passing traditional courtyards and an arched bridge built in the Qing Dynasty. Learn about the history of the area from your guide, and imagine what it would be like to live in rural China.Continue your tour to Crown Cave, located on the east bank of the Li River. Your guide will explain that this cave got its name from the crown-shaped mountain peak nearby.When you arrive, board the light rail and travel to the mountainside. Then, hop in a sightseeing elevator and descend into the cave!Inside, discover the wonders of this natural phenomenon and marvel at the awesome stalagmites, stalactites, stone curtains and the underground river. Enter Palm Hall to see palm-like stone pillars reaching impressive heights. After your tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.