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Elephant Trunk Hill

Elephant Trunk

4 Days Guilin Tour                    Inquire Now!

Tour Code: GLT-3

Scenic Spots: Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven Stars Park, Reed Flute Cave, Li River Cruise, West Street,Zhuang and Yao Ethnic Tribes, Longji Terraces, the Moon Hill, Big Banyan Tree, Biking along the Yangshuo Country Road

Day 1: Guilin
In the morning our guide will pick you up at your hotel. Visit the famous Elephant Trunk Hill first, and then visit the Seven Stars Park and the Camel Hill. After lunch, we will arrange you visit the lovely Reed Flute Cave.

Moon Hill

Moon Hill

Elephant Trunk Hill, also known as Elephant Hill is located at the confluence of Li River and Peach Blossom River in the southwest of Guilin city. It looks like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water hence the name. Elephant Trunk Hill has been the symbol of the karst landscape in the area.

Seven Stars Park, covering an area of more than 120 hectares (297 acres), is the largest comprehensive park with mass scenery in Guilin City. Located at the east bank of Li River, the park is 1.5 kilometers (0.9 mile) from the downtown area of Guilin. The park was so named because of the seven peaks (the four peaks of Putuo Mountain and three of Crescent Mountain) inside resemble the form of the Big Dipper constellation.

Reed Flute Cave: With its location five kilometers northwest of the downtown of Guilin, the Reed Flute Cave is a brilliant cave marked on almost all travel itineraries. The cave got its name from the verdant reeds growing outside it, with which people make flutes.

Longji Treeaces

Longji Treeaces

Day 2: Guilin-Longsheng-Guilin
In the morning, you will be Terraces to Longsheng which is 2 hours driving from Guilin city. Visit the mysterious Zhuang & Yao Ethnic Tribes and their Longji Terraces. Be driven back to the hotel in Guilin.

The Longji Terraces are built into the steep mountain range named "The Dragon's Backbone" about 2 hours from Guilin. The terraces look ribbons as they wind from the foot to the top of the mountain. This ingenious construction makes best use of the scare arable land and water resources in the mountainous area. There are about 66 square kilometers terraced fields in the district. The Terraces were first built in the Yuan dynasty and completed in the Qing dynasty by the Zhuang people. Zhuang and Yao minority villages dot the area and feature traditional unique architecture where no nails are used in construction. The different minority customs and dressing styles are especially interesting.

Big Banyan Tree

Big Banyan Tree

Day 3: Guilin-Yangshuo
In the morning, you will have a cruise tour along the fantastic Li River. After enjoy the beautiful scenery along Li River, you will arrive in Yangshou. Visit the West Street and Big Banyan Tree. Be transferred back to your hotel in Yangshuo.

The Li River (Lijiang) scenic area, totaling 83 km. in length, is situated in Guilin City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Hanyu vividly described the enchanting beauty of the Lijiang River in his poem: The River looks like a blue silk ribbon, and the mountains resemble emerald hairpins."

West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. Situated at the center of Yangshuo County, West Street has become, since the 1980's, a window of eastern and western culture and the biggest 'foreign language center' in China.

West Street

West Street

Big Banyan Tree, located 7.5km south of Yangshuo, is one of the main scenic attractions of Yangshuo County. It is said that the banyan was planted in the Jin Dynasty and is famous for its age and towering beauty.

Day 4: Yangshuo-Guilin
In the morning, we will arrange you climb the beautiful Moon Hill and then biking along the country road in Yangshuo. After visit the Big Banyan Tree, you will be driven to your hotel in Guilin. See off.

Moon Hill Named for the crescent shaped cave running through the hill, the Moon Hill is one of the highlights in Yangshuo. The journey up to the summit is arduous which covers 800 steep steps. The scenery overlooking the countryside through the half moon, however, is well worth the trek, which is probably the best you will get in the area.

Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave

Biking in Yangshuo Experience the hustle & bustle of the Yangshou traffic for 5 minutes before you escape onto the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshou countryside. Biking through the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. Centuries old farming methods sit side by side with mobile phones and satellite dishes.

Big Banyan Tree, located 7.5km south of Yangshuo, is one of the main scenic attractions of Yangshuo County. It is said that the banyan was planted in the Jin Dynasty and is famous for its age and towering beauty.

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Tour inclusion:

  • 4 stars hotels with daily breakfasts
  • Entrance fees to all tourist sites
  • Excellent guide & driver
  • Li River Cruise
  • Comfortable and clean vehicle
  • Daily lunches at China's finest restaurants for the tour
  • Government taxes