4 Days Guilin Surroundings Tour with Longji Rice Terraces

The Guilin scenery is world renowned. We will visit the best places and cruise the famous Li River. The Longji Rice Terraces offer some of the most fantastic scenery in China, apart from spectacular Longji rice terraces, there are also unique local ethnic minority culture to explore.


  • Enjoy the relaxing Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangsuo.
  • View the spectacular beauty of karst mountain peaks.
  • Explore the spectacular Longji rice terraces on a mountain village.
  • Experience unique local ethnic minority cultures in the villages of Yao people and Zhuang people.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Guilin Arrival
  • Day 2: Guilin – Longsheng – Guilin
  • Day 3: Guilin – Yangsuo – Guilin
  • Day 4: Guilin Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Guilin Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Guilin

Upon your arrival, tour guide will pick you up from airport and then transfer you to your hotel. Feel free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2 Guilin – Longshen – Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: Longji Rice Terraces
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces in Guilin

In the morning, the driver will pick you up from your hotel in Guilin and then head to Longji Rice Terraces after all the clients picked up. We will driver about 1.5 hours for 80km. On the road, we will go up and down the mountains. You can appreciate the ranges of hills and beautiful scenery.

Then we will arrive at the entrance at the Pingan Zhuang village first. And then we need to walk about 40 minutes up. You will find tier upon tier fields surrouding the village. It is really majesty sightseeing. Then we will have lunch in a restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will visit the villages of Yao people and Zhuang people to experience the ethnic cultures and lifestyle. Then we will start to drive back to Guilin.

Day 3 Guilin – Yangsuo – Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: Li River cruise, Yangsuo, West Street
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

West Street in Yangshuo County, Guilin

After breakfast, we will take Li River cruise to Yangsuo for about 4 hours. On the twisty Li River from Zhujiang to Yangshuo, it covers hundreds and thousands of grotesque peaks. Breathe the fresh air, feel the gentle breeze and enjoy the spectacular landscapes here. Have lunch on board.

In the afternoon, disembark at the old town Yangshuo. Then explore the ancient town – Yangsuo. It has a history of over 1400 years. Walk around West Street to find a lot of unique shops selling traditional handcrafts, hand-made scarfs, snacks of local flavor etc. Then you will be transferred back to Guilin city in the evening.

Day 4 Guilin Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, visit Reed Flute Cave, which is also known as “the Palace of Natural Arts”. It is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years. After that, drive to Elephant Trunk Hill. It is the symbol of the city of Guilin, which got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water. You can also climb up to the top and take a panoramic view of Guilin. Then we will stop at Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park to visit the Golden and Silver Twin Pagodas.

In the afternnon, our driver will transfer you to Guilin airport to take your flight. Service Ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.