6D5N Scenic GuilinLand Tour SGD648
Guilin, famed as "the finest scenery under heaven", is China's most picturesque region and has long been one of the world's most famous travel destinations. Its breathtaking scenery has attracted many famous poets and artists from all over the world. Artists are able to find inspiration from the Karts mountains and the unsurpassed beauty of the Li River.
Attractive Highlights :
- Local Delicacies
- Tea Picking
- Fruit Picking
- Village Tour
- Learn Taiji
- Cooking Class
- Bike Round The Village
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Day 1: Arrival - GuilinUpon arrival at Guilin International Airport, you are to clear customs and immigration. After which, you will be greeted by our local tour guide and transfer to your hotel.Day 2: Guilin - Longsheng - GuilinBreakfast and after which drive to Longsheng. Stop by the Silk Factory and learn about the process of making silk from silkworms. Here, you may also have an opportunity to purchase some beautiful Qipao as well. Later, visit Longji Rice Terrace - built on hillsides. The terraces look like great chains or ribbons as they wind from the foot to the top of the hill. 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 southeast of Longsheng and the Yao and Zhuang Ethnic Tribes.Day 3: Guilin - YangshuoThis morning, your day begins with a delicious local breakfast of Guilin : Guilin Rice Noodles. The rice noodles are made from oil and rice flower. They are cooked in broth and served in a bowl of soup made from pork, beef, garlic, peanuts and pepper. After breakfast, we will visit a Tea Plantation and enjoy a tea picking and making experience. You will also get to enjoy a Tea Soup Meal, which is a distinct flavor of Guilin. The Tea Soup Meal originates from the ethnic people living in the mountainous areas that make and drink it as a way to warm themselves in winter as well as for rejuvenation and to feel energetic. After lunch, proceed to visit the Li River (Xingping Section). Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. Water buffalo patrol the fields, peasants reap rice paddies, school children and fishermen float by on bamboo rafts. With this breathtaking view and a taste of life far removed from the concrete metropolis, the scenery along the river has become of China’s top tourist destinations. In the afternoon, enjoy cycling around the village and get to see the local lifestyle of the villagers and the beautiful scenery surrounding it. On the way, you will stop over at a villager’s home to learn more about the local farmers’ life as well as fruit picking at an orchard (seasonal fruits available). Following this, enjoy a Taro Meal with different dishes made from Taro such as : Lipu Taro Looped Meat, a famous traditional dish of Guilin which is always served at a traditional Guilin banquet during festivals and weddings. In the evening, take a stroll along the West Street and attend the Impression Liu Sanjie Show (optional tour). This is an outdoor performance, set in admist mountains and rivers in Yangshuo Country. The performance in this natural Shanshui Theatre is a masterpiece combining an awesome natural stage with excellence in theatrical production.Day 4: Yangzhou - Taiji - Cooking ClassThis morning you will have an opportunity to learn Taiji and receive a technically sound foundation that will not only teach you the physical movements of the forms but also providing you the basis for lifelong improvement that enables stimulation of your internal energy. Whether your purpose is for health, body building, self defense or cultivating inner harmony, Tai Chi has benefits for all. Following this, try your hands at making some local Yangzhou dishes at a Cooking Class including a tour of Yangzhou market to learn about the ingredients used in this region. You will get the savor the dishes that you have whipped up for lunch and after which, we will proceed to visit the Silver Cave. Here, you will probably be impressed by its high hollow sky deep underground river, impending waterfall and dense stalagmite. Your day ends with having Yangshuo Beer Fish for dinner. This fresh carp fish is fried in a wok along with beer, hot and green peppers, garlic, onions, celery and tomatoes. You will be amazed at how delicious, fresh and tender the fish skin is. Eating Yangshuo’s beer fish will be an unforgettable culinary experience.Day 5: Yangshuo - Gudong Waterfall - Dayu - GuilinAfter breakfast, visit the famous four-star national scenic spot – Gudong Waterfall Scenic Spot. You may experience the natural oxygen bar and tropical jungle by foot. Following this, visit the South China Pearl Centre on the way to Gudong. The Saltwater pearls are native to Beihai, grown within pearl oysters, family Pteriidae, which live in oceans. The most valuable pearls occur spontaneously in the wild, but they are extremely rare. These wild pearls are referred to as natural pearls. After lunch, visit Dayu Ancient Town. The two-kilometre-long ancient street is paved with bluestones slabs, with well-preserved old buildings standing alongside. Most buildings feature the styles of the architecture of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Experience the life on the island by picking seasonal fruits and crops in Maozhu, a small island on the Li River. Also, you will get to enjoy a meal together with various delicacies prepared by local farmer. After dinner, unwind by playing firecrackers and see the beautiful sparks shinning in the sky.Day 6: Guilin - DepartureBreakfast at hotel. Leisure time until departure transfer to Guilin International Airport for your homeward flight back home. Arrive home with happy and fond memories of your tour with CTC Travel.
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- 5 Nights Accommodation
- 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
- Airport Meet & Greet/Arrival, Departure Transfers
- Land Tours Arrangement (as per itinerary)
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