In the south of China, Guilin is a land of jagged karst peaks, a meandering river, and a bustling city centre. See the city sites on this city stay from the Reed Flute Cave's illuminated walk to the iconic Elephant Trunk Hill before your leisurely cruise down the Li River where you can admire, as countless pieces of China's lore have described, the wonders of this beautifully scenic part of the Middle Kingdom. See the town of Yangshuo, a bustling town of wing tipped roofs and cobblestone streets mixed with an increasingly modern feel, and watch the renowned Impressions of Liu Sanjie show performed on the water in an open-air theatre, do some shopping, or visit the rural countryside for the China you've been looking for. If you're visiting one other place, outside of Beijing, Xian & Shanghai, Guilin may be your best bet.
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Accommodation in 4-star or similar on a double occupancy basis, daily breakfast at hotels, lunches and dinners if indicated, English speaking accredited guides while touring, air-conditioned transportation, sightseeing tours and admissions as per itinerary, and airport transfers with meet and greet. International flights are not included; contact us for a no-obligation air quote. An entry visa is required for travel to China but is not included. Contact us at email@example.com for more details.
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Upon arrival in Guilin, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide holding a name-board. After a warm welcome and brief introduction, take a private airport transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. Later, visit the stunning Reed Flute Cave, a water-eroded cave of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations, and then the Fubo Hill and Elephant Trunk Hill.
Start the day with a scenic boat trip down the Li River offering 30 miles of mist shrouded mountains rising from the riverbanks. Guilin’s landscape has been recognized in countless poems and paintings in ancient Chinese history and is certainly a scenic highlight on any trip to China. Enjoy lunch on board before your cruise ends at the colorful market town of Yangshuo, where you will have some leisure time to explore the town. Enjoy dinner on your own, and then meet your guide for transportation to the open-air theatre to watch the renowned Impressions of Liu Sanjie show before returning to Guilin by road.
Enjoy brekafast at the hotel and then meet and transfer to the airport.
Day 2: Cruise along the scenic Li River.
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