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Recommended Guilin Tours

Guilin is a famous cultural city with a history of more than 2000 years. From ancient times to the present, all ages have left splendid cultural heritage here. Among them, the prehistoric culture represented by zhenpi rock, the ancient urban construction culture represented by the ancient city pool pattern of song and Ming Dynasties, the landscape culture represented by famous mountains, and the modern culture represented by modern and modern revolutionary relics and historical monuments are the essence of Guilin's history and culture. There are 552 cultural relics and historic sites in the urban area, 117 of which are listed as cultural relics protection units at all levels.

Chengdu private tour is committed to creating the most classic and popular Guilin tourism products, and can customize Guilin tour that meets your requirements, whether it is natural scenery, cultural relics, or folk customs, to give you the best travel experience and super VIP service.

Recommended Guilin Tours

Duration:9 Days 8 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Guilin, Guizhou

Tour Style:Both Guizhou & Guizhou are famous for it's natural landscape and rich ethnic culture. Escape from the regular travel routes in China, this 9 Days Guilin & Guizhou tour is definitely tailor-made for those people who is interested in Chinese minority culture and beautiful rural scenery. Offering dynamic knowlegde about Chinese minorities and colorful image of China landscapes, this tour spans over several Miao, Dong and Yao villages with various custom, as well as wonderful terraces with unbelievable natural views. Also you will discover fascinating rural scenery through Li River cruise and Yulong River rafting.

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From $1350 p/p

Duration:5 Days 4 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Longji Terraced Fields, Minority Villages(Yao and Zhuang),Li River Cruise, West Street,Yulong River

Tour Style:Take 5 days to explore the best highlights in and around Guilin city. Our guide will take you to discover the ethnic minority villages in Longsheng and enjoy the rice terraces there; Go sightseeing at Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave in Guilin city; Take a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, view the spectacular beauty of karst mountain peaks. Enjoy sunset over the Li River, and take photos of a local fisherman. You will have chance to relax and stay overnight on Yangshuo.

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From $510 p/p

Duration:4 Days 3 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Longji Terraced Fields, Minority Villages(Yao and Zhuang),Li River Cruise, West Street,Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill

Tour Style:Our 4 Day Guilin & Yangshuo Tour showcases visitors all main attractions at the Longji Rice Terraces, Guilin City and around the picturesque town of Yangshuo. With a day in Guilin, a day at the Rice Terraces and two days in Yangshuo, this tour is recommended for visitors looking to experience the main attractions over 4 days in Guilin. A full covered tour package includes the private tour guide, comfortable vehicle, entrance fees, meals listed in the itinerary.

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From $398 p/p

Duration:3 Days 2 Nights

Attractions(Cities):RReed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Li River, Yangshuo Countryside Tour

Tour Style:3 Days Guilin & Yangshuo Countryside Tour is one of the most recommended Guilin Tours, the tour covers the landmark of Guilin to show you the most beautiful scenery of Yangshuo's countryside. During this 3 days tour, you will fully enjoy & relax yourself in the Guilin vaction, get relaxed by cruising down along the stunning Li River to Yangshuo Town, where you will meet more better surprises given by nature, meet locals to know & experience the local culture, customs as well as join in some local activities with your tour members.

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From $220 p/p

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Longji Terraced Fields, Minority Villages

Tour Style:Get a Guilin tour guide to discover the China’s rich minority culture on an enriching full-day excursion to Longsheng from Guilin. Take your venture to the rural countryside to interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by ancient traditions. Hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, then capture photographs of the scenic sights with your guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel/train station/airport.

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From $95 p/p

Duration:2 Days 1 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven-star Park, Boat cruise to Yangshuo

Tour Style:Are you looking for how to spend 2 days in Guilin? Please do not hesitate to book this 2 Days Guilin tour with us to discover top city attractions, visit an ancient village, and cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo—a must when visiting the area. Get a private tour service when you stay in Guilin will make a unforgettable travel memeories in your life.

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From $132 p/p

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Li River Cruise, Yangshuo West Street

Tour Style:Enjoy a full-day tour that includes a 4-hour Li River sightseeing cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Take in the dramatic landscape along the Li River while listening to informative onboard commentary about the region. Enjoy a Chinese buffet lunch served on board your vessel, then disembark in Yangshuo and have free time to explore independently.

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From $90 p/p

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven-star Park

Tour Style:Spend a full day in Guilin to explore the essential highlights, Guilin is one of the popular tourist destinations in Southwest part of China. Join in this day tour to visit Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill and Seven-star park in a short time. Follow your professional tour guide enjoy the charming natural landscape as well as experience the real life of Guilin. An all inclusive Guilin day tour pacakge with the hotel/train station/airport pick up & drop off service, entrance fees,meal at local restaurant.

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From $70 p/p

Most asked questions about Guilin Tours

1. Can I fly to Guilin?

Guilin is serviced by over 44 airlines from most major cities in mainland China as well as Hong Kong, Macao, Bangkok, Seoul, Osaka, etc.  If possible book early as ticket prices will increase as the travel date approaches.

2. What transportation is available from the Guilin Liangjiang International Airport to Guilin?

Airport bus service is available to the terminal station at the Aviation Hotel that is located in the southern part of the city. The travel time is 40 minutes and the ticket price is 20 yuan. For visitors travelling on to Yangshuo, they should disembark at the Guilin South Railway Station and take the bus for Yangshuo which is located on the Station Square. Taxi service to Guilin downtown area is also available at a cost of about 80 yuan and it is slightly faster.

3. What is Guilin landscape painting?

The outstanding and natural beauty of the Li River with its karst limestone mountains lining its shoreline and carved by nature over centuries is unsurpassed. The unique and beautiful Guilin landscape has been the creative source and inspiration for Chinese painters and artisans.  A plethora of Guilin landscape paintings is available that captures the unique and seemingly surreal but actual scenery.  Guilin landscape painting is truly a superb representation of traditional Chinese art at its best.

4. What is lapidarist painting?

Lapidarist painting combines and integrates the use of polished and shaped gems with the artistry of painting to produce images of mountains, rivers, flowers and other scenes.

5. What is a painted fan?

A painted fan can be made with silk or paper and the local Yangshuo artists enjoy decorating them with scenes of birds, flowers, insects, and girls in traditional Chinese dress.

6. Where are some of the local souvenir shops in Guilin?

Some of the local shopping areas include Zhengyang Pedestrian Street, Xi Cheng Lu Pedestrian Street, NiKo-NiKo-Do Plaza (Weixiao Tang), Walmart, Dream Island Department Store (Mengzhidao), Nancheng Shopping Mall (Nancheng Baihuo).

Zhengyang Pedestrian Street
This street stretching for 660 metres is not only a shopping street but also a Guilin attraction. It is adjacent to the Li River in the east. On this street there is a 17.5 metre high bell tower with an ancient bell hanging in the centre.  This bell tower is the symbol of Zhengyang Pedestrian Street.

How to get there: take bus No. 14, 11and 10 to Jiefangqiao station.

Xi Cheng Lu Pedestrian Street
Visitors can not only purchase the local products and exquisite souvenirs but and can also appreciate the ancient Ming and Qing style architectures.

How to get to there: take bus No. 3, 10, 11, 16, 23, 91 and 99 to Xi Cheng Lu Kou station.

NiKo-NiKo-Do Plaza (Weixiao Tang)
Address: 37 Zhongshan Middle Road

Telephone: 0773-2819449
Business hours:  09:00 – 22:30 daily

Address: The second and third floors in Guangyun Meiju Shopping Mall, Zhongshan North Road, Diecai District

Telephone: 0773-2673005
Business hours:  09:00 – 22:30 daily

Dream Island Department Store (Mengzhidao)
Address: 20 Zhongshan Middle Road

Business hours:  09:00 – 22:30 daily

Nancheng Shopping Mall
Address: No.26, Lijiang Road, Qixing District

Telephone: 0773-5841168
Business hours:  09:00 – 22:30 daily

7. How is the weather in Guilin?

The climate is mild with abundant rainfall, sufficient sunshine and comfortable temperatures.  It has four distinct seasons, with a very long summer and a short winter. The hottest months are July and August, with a monthly average temperature of

28°C.  The coldest month is January with an average temperature of 15°C.  Guilin is suitable for travelling all year round, with unique natural scenery in different seasons. During the rainy days,the city, including the green mountain, the beautiful rivers and the fragrant flowers, are shrouded in mist producing an enchanting and mysterious atmosphere.

8. When is the best time to visit Guilin?

Generally, Guilin is suitable for travelling all year round. The best time to visit Guilin is from April to October. During these months, the weather is very comfortable. It is recommended that visitors avoid the holidays such as the Labour Day Holiday (from May 1 to 3) and the National Day holiday (from October 1 to 7). 

9. Is spring a suitable time to travel to Guilin?

Spring in Guilin is full of vigour with blooming flowers and trees greenery everywhere. The weather is warm and comfortable.  Visitors may prefer to wear long-sleeved T-shirts, light sweaters and pants.

10. Is summer a suitable time to visit Guilin?

The rainy season is in May, June and July.  Although it is hot and humid, the scenery of Guilin in the rain and mist is truly remarkable as you feel as if you are in a misty wonderland.  During this season, tourists can wear shorts and short-sleeved T-shirts.  It would advantageous to bring raincoats, umbrellas and sun screen during this period.

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