Arrival / Guilin
Transfer via: own arrangement
Guilin / Jiuwu
Transfer via: drive & trek
Start early in the morning, drive to Linchuan County, start to trek at Xinzai, we will stop for one hour at Jiangtou village.
Day 4 (B, L, )
/ Longji Dragon Backbone Rice Terrace / PingAn village / Guilin and drive
4 hours trek from Tiantou village to PingAn village, take our coach to be transferred to Guilin by road.
Today, we finish the last portion of our hike and end in Ping'an Village. The village is nestled high on the mountain slope, and overlooks a breathtaking view of a wide expanse of carefully carved fields.
Longji Dragon Backbone Rice Terrace: 60 square kilometers of terraced rice fields southeast of Longsheng. They were first built in the Yuan dynasty and
completed in the Qing dynasty by Zhuang people. The terraced fields are built along the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountaintop, with the highest place of an elevation of 885m and the lowest 380m. The coiling line spirals up from the mountain foot to the top, making the mountain looks like huge snail seen from afar.
Day 5 (B, L, D)
Guilin / Yangdi / Hebao Hill
We drive 2 hours to Yangdi, a small fishing villag. Your hiking tour along the starts here. Three hours hiking to Hebao Hill. We will stay in a local villge overnight.
Yangshuo, the natural scenery features unique karst hills, crystal water, exquisite stones and intricate caves as well as a cultural historic heritage and folks of diverse customs. At night, have fun on the West Street, don't drink too much to miss tomorrow's program. Or you can go to watch the envening show - Impression Liu Sanjie (Optional). The Cormorant Bird catching fish show at night is also something new (optional).
Day 7 (B, L, )
Yangshuo / Depart
From 6:30 to 9:00 am, cycle for 2 hours from Yangshuo to Aishan Village in the early morning, you will arrive at the Moon Hill and then you continue you bike ride on the trails to Yangshuo. After a hot shower in the hotel, you will be transfer by company vehicle to take bamboo rafting for two hours on Yulong River through limestone mountains and trails.
Back to Guilin airport for return flight to sweet home in the afternoon.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
"B" stands for American breakfast, "L" for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.
Remarks: In some remote areas, only Chinese breakfast is best availble.