3 Days Guilin highlights and rice terraces

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Visiting: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Terraced Field in Longji area

Highlights:  Explore the beautiful scenery of Terraced Fields at Longsheng Experience the Chinese minority people's life by visiting Zhuang and Yao Ethnic Tribes.


Day 1

Destinations: Arrive in Guilin

Today's Activities:After pick up at Guilin Airport,we are going to visit the Reed Flute Cave firstly, the cave is known as 'the Palace of Natural Arts'and has remarkable formations. Next, we will continue to visit the Elephant Trunk Hill . Close to the confluence of Li River and Peach Blossom River, stands the Water Moon Cave. The water flows through it and the cave looks like a moon floating in the water. The stone drooped into the water like an elephant drinking the water of the Li River.

Day 2

Destinations: Guilin

Today's Activities:Today, we will go to experience Chinese minority people's life by visiting Zhuang and Yao Ethnic Tribes in Longsheng and Terraced Field in Longji area. Longsheng is located in the mountainous region on the northeastern part of Guilin. Upon arrival, we visit Zhuang and Yao Minority tribes villages and also some of the families.The different minority customs and local people's dressing style are specially delicate and beautiful. Do not forget to bring your camera, you will enjoy the beautiful terrace rice fields after getting to the summit of Longji. The terraces look like great chains or ribbons as they wind from the foot to the top of the hill. They were built from the Yuan dynasty to the beginning of Qing dynasty by the minority peoples of the area. A 40 minute walk up the stone covered paths and steps reveal the Dragon's Backbone, which is called "The champion of the terrace world".

Day 3

Destinations: Depart from Guilin

Today's Activities:Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination.


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