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Guilin and Yangshuo countryside holiday - 5 days/ 4 nights

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1   DepartHong Kong KA704 1415

 

 

ArriveGuilin 1535

 

Met on arrival and transfer to hotel

 

Dinner under own arrangements.


 

Day 2  Guilin-Yangshuo (Breaskfast and Lunch included)

 

 

At 0815 depart for the embarkation point for the Li River Cruise.

 

Depart on board Li River Cruise approximately 0915

 

Li River Cruise including lunch on board.

 

Arrive Yangshuo approximately 1315

 

Met on arrival and transfer to the hotel in the countryside.

 

Hotel:Yangshuo Mountain Retreat

 

Dinner under own arrangements.


 

Say 3  Yangshuo(Lunch and Dinner under own arrangements

 

 

At 1000 depart by bus for Xinping, an ancient town near Yangshuo. Change to a ferry along the Li River to a fishing village. As you sit on the deck of the boat, it will seem as if we are viewing one scroll painting after another. This is territory that has inspired Chinese artists for thousands of years. Along the way, you may even see local villagers in their traditional boats, employing cormorants for their unusual way of fishing. Upon arrival in the village, which was visited by former American President Bill Clinton in 1998, you will see ancient brick walls, wooden beams, stone plinths and delicately-carved window frames, all indicating past glory. On the return journey to Yangshuo visitFuliTownand a paper fan workshop.

 

In the evening visit bustling West Street for dinner under own arrangements.

 


 

Day 4   Yangshuo(Lunch and Dinner own arrangement)

 

 

At 1000 commence our bus exploration by heading towardsRongCunVillagevia the old country road. Pass by picturesque hamlets, tucked among subtropical plants and stretched in between rice paddies. In the distance you will see the famous Moon Hill. You can get to the summit of Moon Hill after climbing 819 steps, for a bird‘s-eye-view of the surrounding hills and have a close look at the "Moon" which used to be an underground river canal.


 

Lunch at a local Restaurant at own expense.

 
 

Afternoon at leisure

 

In the evening, witness the production by the famous Chinese director Zhang  Yimou,  "Deep Impression of Liusanjie". It is performed on the Li River with the river and the surrounding mountains forming a natural backdrop. The hour long spectacle is performed by a cast of 600 local villagers.

 

 

Day 5     At leisure

 

                   Transfer to the airport.

 

                   DepartGuilin       KA703       1630

 

                   ArriveHong Kong                  1755