14-day Picturesque Guilin Cycling Tour

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Visiting: Guilin / Yangshuo

Brief Introduction:

A saying goes, "Guilin scenery is second to none all under heaven." Believe it or not, during this special cycling tour around Guilin, you will have the chance to view the natural beauty of limestone mountains and rivers with unique rurality, visit old towns and savor exotic folk customs of minorities.

Day 1 Your sweet home to Guilin
Upon your arrival at Guilin, the most scenic city in China, you will be met by your guide and escorted to the hotel in Guilin.

Day 2 Guilin to Ping'an Village
Cycling 93km from Guilin to Ping'an Village of Longsheng Autonomous County of Multi-minorities, an autonomous county of Zhuang, Miao, Yao and Dong peoples with colorful folklore, its terraced-rice paddies are spectacular.

Day 3 Ping'an Village to Jiangdi Village
Cycling 63km from Ping'an Village to Longsheng County, then cycle further to the Hot Spring Hotel in Jiangdi Village for your overnight stay.

Day 4 Jiangdi Village to Ziyuan County
Cycle 77km from Hot Spring Hotel of Jiangdi Village to Ziyuan County.

Day 5 Ziyuan to Xing'an
Cycling 83km from Ziyuan County to Xing'an County partly along the Zi River and then 322 national road. Located 66km away from the city of Guilin, Xing'an is where the beautiful Li River originates.

Day 6 Xing'an to Guanyang
Bus 105km from Xing'an to Guangyang plus another 29km, then cycle 67km to Gongcheng.

Day 7 Gongcheng to Pingle
Free at your own leisure in the morning, when you could visit the Temple of Confucius if you feel like. In the afternoon, cycle 49 km from Gongcheng County to Pingle County.

Day 8 Pingle to Sanhe Village in Lipu County
Cycling 53k from Pingle County to Sanhe Village of Lipu County, a county with about 2000-year-old history, beautiful mountains and caves, it attracts more and more visitors, and it is also famous for its taro roots and water chestnuts.

Day 9 Lipu
Rest day-refreshing in Lipu County & visiting Fengyu Cave.

Day 10 Lipu to Mountain Retreat Hotel in Yangshuo
Cycling 81km from Sanhe Village of Lipu County to Mountain Retreat Hotel of Yangshuo County beside the Yulong River by partly taking the dirt road through Yongcun Village and Aishan Village.

Day 11 Mountain Retreat Hotel to Yangshuo County
Cycling along the Yulong River on dirt road through countryside till you get to the hotel in Yangshuo County.

Day 12 Yangshuo to Xingping
Cycling 26km from Yangshuo County to Xingping Town, with about 1300-year-old history, Xingping Town stands beside the beautiful Li River and is known as “the best part of the view on Li River".

Day 13 Xingping to Guilin
Rest day-Boat Cruise on the Beautiful Li River from Xingping Town to Caoping Village(Upstream). Coach back to Guilin

Day 14 Guilin to Your sweet home
Free in the day until our guide escorts you to the airport for your flight back to your sweet home.

Trip Highlights:

  • Get in touch with local Chinese people; get to know China better through the tour
  • Cruise on serene Li River with fantastic mountains on both sides as if touring in a traditional Chinese landscape painting
  • Trek the magnificent terraced fields in Longsheng County and stay overnight in a village of Zhuang natioanlity
  • And absorb the unique folk customs of different ethnic groups such as Zhuang, Miao, Yao and Dong peoples
  • Chance to Watch "Impression on Third Sister Liu" performance - China's largest outdoor performance with Li River as a natural stage and mountains as background.
  • Watch the traditional Chinese tea ceremony and taste the Dragon Well (Longjin) tea
  • Go through Fengyu Cave - "No.1 Cave in Asia", partly by a little boat on its underground river.


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