Guilin Tours

Guilin Tours

The stunning landscape in Guilin draws millions of visitors from home and abroad every year. Limestone hills, dissolved caves, winding Li River and peaceful countryside create a picture of timeless beauty. It is your first choice for hiking, biking, photography and leisure.

How Long to Stay in Guilin

A classic Guilin tour takes 4 days and 3 nights. It's the combination of natural landscape, minority discovering, cave exploring and culture exchange program.

Guilin Food and Night Life Discovery Tour Night Scenery and Food

Guilin Downtown Night Walking Exploration

This activity leads you to see the essence of the Four Lakes and some of the historical sites in downtown Guilin. Walking from the very first pedestrian street of Guilin to the new one, you will learn about the development of its tourism.

CET Advantages:

  • Walk around Guilin downtown
  • Taste Guilin traditional and popular snacks
  • Know more about local night life
  • Listen to the stories happened in the historical site
Guilin Educational Tour Educational Tour

6 Days Guilin Private Tour: become intoxicated with the local life and traditions in Guilin countryside

The life style in the countryside near Guilin still remains as original as in the ‘80s. There is no industry but agriculture and the handcraft industry. Even the terraced fields in Longsheng have become an attraction drawing many tourists. The Li River cruise will bring you to Yangshuo county where many interesting activities can be done.

CET Advantages:

  • Easy hike among the mountain range from one ethnic minority village to another
  • Cruise along Li River and enjoy the 4-hour leisure moment
  • Try painting on a fan
  • Get your hands dirty in the farmland
  • Explore the countryside by cycling
1 Day Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Sightseeing Day Trip

Guilin Private One-day Tour

Taking a cruise ship downstream to Yangshuo is the most popular way to appreciate the Li River and surrounding Karst landscape. The gorgeous Chinese-painting-like views will amaze you at every bend of the limpid river. Do not miss the photo opportunities of Yellow Cloth Shoal and Nine Horses Painted Hill, both of which are famous sights on the Li River. You will totally immerse yourself into the natural world during this 4-hour cruise ship tour.

CET Advantages:

  • Local expert guide speaking fluent English
  • Pre-prepared lunch box
  • Fun outdoor adventures as optional in Yangshuo
  • Explore the countryside by private car or biking
  • A private car journey back from Yangshuo to Guilin
A 2-day Hike through Longji Rice Terraces Hiking

A challenging hike along mountain trails

Hiking is the best way to discover the ethnic minorities’ life and admire the endless stunning rice terraces. The Zhuang and Yao people have lived in this mountain area from generation to generation. You will start the hike from the Ancient Zhuang Village, stay overnight in Ping’an Village (a Zhuang people’s village), and arrive at Dazhai Yao Village on the second day.

CET Advantages:

  • Away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • A professional English-speaking guide for hikers
  • Travel all the highlights of the rice terraces
  • Interact with the local ethnic minorities
  • Spend a starry night on top of the mountains
Guilin Photography Tour Photography

Private 5-day Guilin photography tour to the famous photography spots in Guilin and its neighborhood

This tour is designed for professional photographers or photography lovers to Guilin, Yangshuo and Longsheng. There are some hidden places for taking stunning photos of the karst landscape, ethnic minority tribes, terraced rice fields and a sharp contrast between Guilin urban style and Daxu ancient town. The illuminated Two Rivers and Four Lakes embellish Guilin city at night.

CET Advantages:

  • Take a secret path up to Yao Mountain for the sunrise
  • Get great shots of the fishing lights on the Li River at dusk
  • Shoot the unique mountain reflection at vantage points
  • Interact with the local photographers
  • A professional photography tour guide leading your way
  • Capture the images of the local people and their traditional housing in mountain area
Guilin Karst Landscape and Ethnic Minority Discovery Minority

Private 4-day tour to Longsheng and Yangshuo

Different from modern cities like Beijing and Shanghai, Guilin is the place to explore the countryside, meet minority people and explore the natural landscape. In Longsheng county, you can visit the extensive terraced rice fields, which are the treasure of the Zhuang and Yao people. Their way of their living and the wooden houses bring you back to the old times of China. Go to Yangshuo from Guilin by waterway and immerse yourself into the Chinese painting-like scene.

CET Advantages:

  • See all the highlights in Yangshuo and Longsheng
  • Face-to-face with the Zhuang Minority People
  • Explore the Cave and respect the great work of nature
  • Learn to cook a Chinese meal along the Yulong River in Yangshuo
  • Flexible visit time
  • Other interesting activities as alternatives
Discover the Natural Beauty of Guilin from Guangzhou From Guangzhou

4 Days Guangzhou - Guilin Tour

We will take you touring around and near Guilin to see its essence and do some outdoor activities. As you take an easy hike from one ancient village to another along the Longji mountains, you will admire the spectacular Rice Terraces and get to know about the culture of the Zhuang nationality in Longsheng.

CET Advantages:

  • Appreciate natural scenery with a combination of mountains and water
  • Get in touch with an ethnic minority – the Zhuang people in ancient villages
  • Shop at a local market and learn how to bargain
  • Cook Chinese dishes yourself under a teacher's guidance
  • Do some exploration by hiking and cycling
  • Be led by a local expert who is knowledgeable about the history and culture
  • Fully relax during our flexible travel arrangements
Guilin Outdoor Adventure Outdoor

Private 7-day adventure to Guilin and its neighboring counties

This tour offers an exceptional opportunity for travelers to participate in outdoor activities, such as hiking, cycling, rock climbing, kayaking, and farming. A certain amount of physical strength is required, or we can customize different levels of difficulty suited to individuals and teams.

CET Advantages:

  • Professional English speaking guide for each outdoor activity
  • Hike the most beautiful sections of the Li River and terraced fields
  • Learn some basic farming skills and do seasonal farm work
  • Kayaking along the Li River and cycling in the countryside
  • Experience rock climbing on one of Karst hills in Yangshuo
Guilin Summer Camp Adventure Tour Summer Camp

6Day/5Night Group Tour: Guilin - Dragon Backbone Terraces - Yangshuo

This tour follows strict, international safety guidelines and is not only a lot of fun, but also teaches people confidence, team building skills, and a little about traditional Chinese culture.

CET Advantages:

  • Learn basic field navigation skills
  • Learn how to Rock Climb (for beginners) or practice your rock-climbing skills for more advanced climbers
  • Learn the basics of Off-Road Biking (for beginners) or learn new techniques for more advanced riders and practice all of it along local trails
  • Camp under the stars in the stunningly gorgeous Karst mountain area while you barbeque and party with the group
  • Learn basic camping skills
  • Learn basic Chinese cooking techniques under the guidance of a professional chef
  • Discover the thrill of being underground in a real cave, see million-year-old stalactites and stalagmites, while you turn off your headlamp and feel the trill of being in total darkness
  • Get the opportunity to pick the fresh leaves and know about the process of making tea
Classic Guilin Tour from Hong Kong From Hong Kong

Private 3-day tour to Guilin and Yangshuo

The direct high-speed train, which has operated since 23rd September, 2018, connects Guilin and Hong Kong, with only around 3 hours’ ride. It is an economical and convenient way of traveling between these two popular destinations so far. Guilin is famous for its natural Karst landscape and authentic countryside nearby.

CET Advantages:

  • Visit a modern village in Guilin, know about the local life
  • Discover a natural cave, be surprised by all the shapes of stalactites
  • Biking in Yangshuo, explore the authentic Chinese countryside
  • Listen to the legendary story about Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin
Guilin Community Service Community Service

Live and Work Like a Guilin Local People

You will explore the life style of local Zhuang people near Guilin by joining our community service tour. It will be far in the mountains. You can learn the old traditions which never be taught in classrooms.

CET Advantages:

  • Various choice of activities
  • Immerse in local minority tribes
  • Home-stay in wooden houses
  • Make paper in a traditional way
  • Cook bamboo-tube rice
Immersion Chinese Learning Program in Guilin Language Learning

8 Days Guilin Chinese Learning Program

This program offers an immersive learning opportunity to students at all ages. It includes 20 hours of Mandarin lessons per week, additional activities and sightseeing tours.

CET Advantages:

  • Qualified homestay families for the entire program
  • Indoor Chinese learning courses
  • Outdoor activities as listed
  • Sightseeing with private bilingual tour guide and transportations
  • One to one Chinese partner for the entire program