Guilin is a riverside city located among many karst limestone peaks. Yangshuo is a small town situated on the Li River and is also surrounded by countless limestone hills. Longji is home to many minority villages and is famous for the ‘Dragon’s Backbone’ terraced rice fields that are built into the hillsides. Travellers to Longji should be in good physical condition.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE GUILIN
Make your own way to your Guilin hotel. This afternoon you will be taken on a half-day tour of the Reed Flute Caves.
DAY 2: GUILIN – LONGJI
Travel to Longji, also known as Longsheng or the `Dragon’s Backbone’. Explore the dramatic rice terraces that have a history dating back over 500 years. To fully appreciate the beauty of this area, you will need to hike for approximately two to three hours, climbing many steps and across uneven ground and steep inclines to reach the impressive vantage points. (B,L)
DAY 3: GUILIN TO YANGSHUO
Relax on the Li River as you cruise to the town of Yangshuo for a two night stay. The evening is free at your leisure. (B,L)
DAY 4: YANGSHUO
This morning explore the beautiful rural countryside around Yangshuo and enjoy the afternoon free at your leisure. (B)
DAY 5: DEPART YANGSHUO
Your arrangements end after check-out this morning. (B)
# Shoulder and high season Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.