Classic Guilin Tour from Hong Kong

Classic Guilin Tour from Hong Kong

GL-03: 3 Days Guilin & Yangshuo tour

Guilin is famous for its natural landscape and authentic countryside. We tailor made this tour to see the essence of Guilin and Yangshuo. We included round trip train from Hong Kong.

CET Advantages

  • Sailing on the Li River, see the solitary mountains.
  • Discover the Cave, be surprised by the stalactites.
  • Biking in Yangshuo, see authentic Chinese countryside.
  • Walk around Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin.


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Group Type

Group Type


Tour Focus

Tour Focus

Train Tour, Landscape, Local Interaction




Best Season

Best Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Suitable For: School, Family or Friends, Solo

Full Itinerary

Day 1
Hong Kong to Guilin, G312 (Dep 12:06—Arr 15:25)

Your tour guide will welcome you at Guilin train station and transfer to the hotel. You can relax and discover the city on your own upon your arrival.

guilin city

Tips: The Hong Kong West Kowloon Station transfer in Hong Kong is not included. Please get to the station at least 1 hours before departure. If you need transfer service in Hong Kong, please contact us.

Discover More:

Pay a visit to Zhengyang Shopping Mall to explore the local shops and snacks.

Walk around the Shan Lake and Rong Lake, it’s the best way to see the water system and night scene of the city.

Day 2
Guilin to Yangshuo, Li River Cruise & Countryside Tour

Your tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby after breakfast. The highlight of your tour is the Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo today. It’s about 40 minutes drive to Zhujiang Pier. The ships are departing from 08:30 to 09:30 based on different seasons. The river is famous for many things, not the least the movie "The Painted Veil" and being featured on the 20 Yuan banknote. Its crystal waters and the limestone mountains and cliffs are the benefits of the cruise. Around every bend of the river opens up another chapter of the Li River picture book.

You will disembark on Yangshuo after about 4 hours sailing. Walk through the West Street where you can find typical Chinese souvenirs and bars. Having a cup of cold beer before you explore Yangshuo. The Countryside Cycling is the best way to discovery Yangshuo. You can have a stop and visit a local family during the cycling tour. Talking to the local people and understand their life experience. Drive back to Guilin (1.5hrs) after the biking tour.

li river cruise

Li River Cruise

Discover More:

Bamboo Raft on Li River: If you think that the 4 hours cruise is a bit of a chore, the other option is the bamboo raft from Yangdi to Xingping to see the highlights of the River only. Taking the raft, you are getting so close to the water which is a wonderful experience that helps you feel more in touch with the scenery. You can stop anywhere on the River to take photos.

Impression Sanjie Liu (Evening Show): The show was directed by Zhangyimou who is the director of the Opening Ceremony for Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. With the mountains as the background, Li River as the stage and more than 600 actors, those make it as a ‘must-do’ in Yangshuo.

Day 3
Guilin to Hong Kong , City Highlights
the reed flute cave

The Reed Flute Cave

After breakfast, discover the city’s landmark Elephant Trunk Hill. The limestone hill looks like an elephant with its trunks dipped in the water, hence the name. It’s a local park with a small island. Reed Flute Cave is a classic limestone cave in Guilin. The walk through the cave takes about 40 minutes. There are many different formations that have been lit in different colors. On behalf of the lights, the stalagmites and stalactite are formed in amazing shapes. Pay a visit Lujia Village to see the modern village of China.

The bullet train from Guilin to Hong Kong G311 (Dep 13:36—Arr 16:55) has been included in the proposal.

What's Included:

  • Round trip bullet train from Hong Kong to Guilin
  • 2 nights selected hotel accommodation
  • Entrance to scenic spots listed in the itinerary
  • Private English speaking tour guide and driver
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary

Hotel Options:

  • Standard Accommodation: Hotel Universal Guilin
  • Comfortable Accommodation: Guilin Bravo Hotel
  • Deluxe Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel Guilin
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