Trunks and Caves: a Guilin exploration


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

With its location at the Li River, Guilin has become a highly popular place for visiting natural phenomena of extraordinary beauty. Where the Reed Flute Caves prides itself with karst magnificence, the Elephant Trunk Hill does it with its myths and tales.
• Set foot inside a stalagmite and stalactite beauty
• Admire the Elephant Trunk Hill and the Water Moon Cave
• Hear plenty of spellbound stories during this half-day
• Guilin’s famous sights just within easy reach of your booked hotel
• Return transfers from and to your hotel are included


What's Included

A half day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.

All applicable taxes and service charges

All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point

Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees

Single supplement charges for single travellers, where applicable

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside downtown Guilin. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside the Central Business District, Yangshuo, and Longsheng, train stations,
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside downtown Guilin. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside the Central Business District, Yangshuo, and Longsheng, train stations,
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
An early morning departure from your hotel, accompanied by a professional, English speaking guide and driver, and two of Guilin’s recognizable sites, created by the hands of Mother Nature, will pass the revue. We start the morning at the Reed Flute Cave, the most impressive karst cave surrounding Guilin. Not only is it the largest cave, but also its stunning array of stalactites and stalagmites makes this cave a spectacular sight, reminiscent of the most sight-worthy cathedral or palatial hall. Named after the verdantly-green reeds that grow just outside the entrance and said to be the perfect base material to make melodious flutes and pipes, the real treasure lies when you venture into the deeper sections of the 240-metre cave. Inside this water-eroded cave is a wondrous world of stone pillars, curtains and a myriad other rock formations created by carbonate deposition over millions of years.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)
Next, the natural symbol of Guilin again is something that has been shaped by nature; the shape of the hill resembles a huge elephant drinking water from the river with its trunk, hence the name Elephant Trunk Hill certainly applies. Right between the trunk and the legs is a semi-round cave penetrated by water called the Water Moon Cave (or Shui Yue in Mandarin). Various stories do exist about how this natural phenomenon came to its existence, but we prefer not to go into further details: your guide for this morning tour will reveal some of the myths surrounding the Elephant Trunk Hill. He/she may also recommend you to come back late at night, when the moon is at its fullest, as the scenery here will be quite an astonishing one.

Sadly, the morning comes to an end, and we drive you comfortably back to your Guilin hotel, just before lunchtime.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Fantastic, flexible tour
Jeanine_S, 13-05-2019
Fantastic guide. Very flexible with kids/teenagers! Knowledgeableand friendly. Thanks so much we had a great time.




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