From Guilin: 3-Night Sunrise Photo Tour & Day in Yangshuo

From Guilin: 3-Night Sunrise Photo Tour & Day in Yangshuo

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Take the best photos of sunrise views over the Li River and Longsheng Rice Terraces on this 4-day tour from Guilin, including one free day in Yangshuo. Round trip transport and 3 nights of accommodation will be provided.

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  • Enjoy a beautiful sunrise over the Li River and Longsheng Rice Terraces
  • Hike through the countryside and visit local villages
  • Have one day free in Yangshuo
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Day 1 Guilin - Hebaoshan Village Pick-up from Guilin Airport, Guilin Railway Station, or your hotel in downtown Guilin. The pick-up time will be between 20:00 and 21:00. Then, you'll be transferred to Hebaoshan Village, where you will stay overnight in a hostel operated by a local villager. Have a good rest for waking up early for your next morning. Day 2 Hebaoshan Village - Yangshuo Hebaoshan Village is located at the foot of the Xianggong Mountain. Climb up to the top of Xianggong Mountain in the early morning to shoot a panoramic view of the 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 a group across the river. Leaving Li River, you will be transferred to Yangshuo, where you will be free to wander for the rest of the day. Check out the popular West Street reputed as “Foreigner Street” and “Global Village.” Climb the Moon Hill to enjoy beautiful sceneries or bike through the paddy fields and orchards of the Yangshuo countryside at your own expense. Day 3 Yangshuo - Longsheng In the afternoon, you will take a hotel shuttle bus from Yangshuo to the Longsheng Rice Terraces. Please pay attention that the bus meeting point will be at the Bilianfeng parking lot on Pantao Road, which you will need to get there by yourself before 13:00 Please don’t be late. Once you arrive, you will check-in at Hotel Quanjinglou, which is the best hotel located on the highest point of the Longsheng Rice Terraces. Day 4  Longsheng - Guilin Today, you will have a full-day exploring the Longsheng Rice Terraces. Start your morning with a 3-hour hiking tour escorted by hotel staff. Walk through large areas of rice terraces and two villages, Dazhai vand Tiantou village, for sunrise photos. Walk on road built with stone and sometimes even on trails built on rice paddies for more photos. It will take 2-hours to get to the bus terminal from your hotel. There will be no escort service by the hotel staff when you go to the bus terminal. Please leave enough time for walking and photography. The hotel shuttle bus will drop you off at Xiangjiang Hotel, which will be near Guilin Railway Station.
  • Entrance ticket fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
  • 3-night accommodation with breakfast
  • Hotel pick-up from 30+ hotels in downtown Guilin by air-conditioned coach
  • Escorted walking tour by your driver to the summit of Xianggong Mountain for photos
  • Coach transfer from Yangshuo to Longsheng on day 3
  • Escorted 3-hour walking tour by hotel staff to Quanjinlou Hotel on the mountain summit
  • Return hotel shuttle bus transfer from Jinkeng to Guilin on day 4
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Personal expenses
  • Single room supplement
  • Gratuities for driver (recommended)
  • Cable car ticket in Jinkeng Rice Terrace if required

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Guilin International Airport, bullet train station in Guilin or your hotel in Guilin.

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Know before you go

  • The cable car will go to another summit named as Qianfoding, not the mountain summit where your hotel is located, and it will take an extra 2-hours from the upper cable car station to your hotel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Though your driver and the hostel owner do not speak English, an urgent telephone number will be offered for 24/7 backup support from the local tour operator in Guilin
  • If you need to buy bullet train tickets to and from Guilin, your local tour operator will be able to assist you for an additional charge upon booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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