Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo plus Jiuxian Village and Yulong River

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From $194.77

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Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Admire the stunning karst scenery of the Li River and visit Yangshuo on a full-day tour from Guilin. After a convenient hotel pick up, board your cruise, listen to the commentary from your private tour guide, admiring the stunning karst peaks and watch farmers in the fields and cormorant fishing rafts. After lunch on board the boat, disembark at a small village, spend the afternoon to explore over 1000 years old Jiuxian Ancient Village, enjoy a leisure walk or cycling around to admire amazing landscape along the Yulong River. This private tour including entrance fee, lunch ,cruise ticket and door-to-door hotel transfers. You can choose to end your tour in Yangshuo or return Guilin.

What's Included

Bottled water

Cruise Ticket

Entrance Fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap

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.

What To Expect

Li River
Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel's lobby at 8:00am and you will be transferred to Zhujiang Pier, where you will embark and start the boat cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo County. The Li River Cruise is considered as the highlight of any visit to Guilin.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Along the river, enjoy breathtaking views of peaks and pinnacles, crystal-clear water and picturesque pastoral countryside scenery. The river generally has three sections. Various attractions like peaks and villages along the river have interesting descriptive names, which calls for much of your imagination to see what it is like. Listening to tour guide's legendary stories about the attractions is a delightful experience when you are appreciating the landscapes. Most are mystical fairy and love stories. The cruise usually takes around 3.5 to 4 hours, depends on water condition.

• Admission Ticket Free

Li River takes a big turn at Xingping and endowed with beautiful and poetic scenery. It has been reproduced in many Chinese landscape paintings. Even the newly-issued 20 RMB note has the scenery on its back. A photographer once said: 'Shots from any perspective for this place turn to be impressive and stunning'.

You will enjoy a simple lunch on the boat.

• Admission Ticket Free

West Street
Arrive Yangshuo at 1:30 pm, stroll around West Street with your tour guide, explore various shops, craft-works shops, painting and calligraphy stores, backpack shops, cafes, your tour guide will help you to negotiate price if you want to purchase any souvenir.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Jiuxian Ancient Village
Next, drive about 20 minutes to Jiuxian Ancient Village.

The history of Jiuxian village can trace back to Tang Dynasty ( 618-906). It is honored as the home of generals and successful candidates in the highest imperial civil service examination. Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to stroll around the old streets, courtyards, ancestral temples.

it still have grey brick mansions and mud brick farm houses.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yulong River
From Jiuxian Village, you can choose to have a leisure walk around the countryside road and along Yulong River. You also can choose to rent to bike to explore the stunning nature landscape along the way.

After the tour finished, you can choose to end your tour in Yangshuo or return Guilin

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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