Highlights: Li River, Xingping, Fishing Village, Longsheng, Longji Terraces
5 days Guilin Photography Tour for Photographers, cameramen, photo lovers to take sight photos of Yangshuo Xianggong Hill, Xingping Fishing Villages, Yulong River, Longsheng Longji Pingan Terraced Rice Fields.
Day 1 Arrival in Guilin
Upon your arrival in Guilin, your local guide will meet you and escort you to the hotel at downtown of Guilin. (If you have enough time, a Li River sunset at Chuanshan Park or night walk around river and lakes for your option )
Day 2 Guilin/Yangti/Xingping
Site Visited: Li River Sunrise, Raft Cormorant Fishing, Xingping Ancient Town
Today you will need to get up very early and be driven to Yangti for a sunrise shot of Li River. Then take photos of cormorant fishing by local people on a bamboo raft. Today tour will ends with picuturesque dusk sight shot of Li River or fishing village in Xingping Ancient Town.
Day 3 Xingping/Yangshuo
Site Visited: Xianggong Hill, Yulong River
Today you need to get up early (at around 5 o'clock). You will climb up to the top of Xianggong Hill so you can take beautiful photographs of Li River sunrise at the fisrt bend of the Li River, when the river running through the karst mountains and ancient villages in mist. It is amazing when the sun rising from the karst mountains, and it just looks like a beautiful traditional Chinese ink painting.
After taking nice photos you will go down the hill and back to your hotel for breakfast and have a break. Then you will be driven to Yanghuo for a rural sunset shot along Yulong River.
Day 4 Yangshuo/Longsheng
Site Visited: Yangshuo Park, Longji Rice Terraces
A morning sunrise shot at Yangshuo Park or an air shot by Yangshuo helicopter. In the afternoon, your local guide will meet you and escort you to Longji Terraces (2-2.5 hours drive). Enjoy and shoot a sunset and dusk sight of rice terraces. And then take a night relax around Ping'an Zhuang Village and stay overnight there for a ethnic experience.
Day 5 Longsheng/Guilin Departure
Site Visited: Longji Rice Terraces
Get up early in the morning to get the sunrise shooting at some well selected top points of Longji Terraced Fields. After the breakfast at hotel and take a rest, then pay a visit to Huangluo Yao Village to meet long-hair Yao wowen and watch the ethnic performance.
After lunch, we will drive back to Guilin for your departure.
Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.
Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.
Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.