Yangshuo and Longji rice terraces (4 days)

Our 4 day tour is similar to the 3 days tour but we explore a little more of the minorities around Longsheng. The tour give you a good idea why Yangshuo is so popular over the years. It require to book morning arrival flight and evening departure.

Day 1- Airport pick up to Yangshuo

The driver will hold a sign with your name on wait at exit, please look for you name carefully when you come out from exit. it takes 1.5 hours drive to Yangshuo hotel.

Hotel we offer to choose:

1: Yangshuo Magnolia hotel in town: http://www.yangshuo-travel-guide.com/magnolia-hotel/;

2: Snow Lion Resort in the countryside: http://www.yangshuo-travel-guide.com/snow-lion-resort/

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Xingping Old town

Day 2 – Bicycle tour around Yangshuo

After breakfast, we take abicycle, cycle to Yulong river. Here we take a bamboo raft and we will drift down the river to Gong Nong bridge. This is (we think) the most beautiful part of Yangshuo county. The raft takes about 1.5 hours.

We finish the rafting to cycle to Moonhill where we will hike up to top of Moonhill, it is about 1 hour walk with 840 steps for each way ! (Or if you don’t want to hike Moon hill, you can relax in Moon hill cafe at Bottom of Moon hill, enjoy the scenery from bottom.) By the time we come down from Moonhill, it time for lunch. We will have lunch in the Moon hill Cafe (Lunch is not included in the price). After lunch, we will cycle back to Yangshuo through the countryside. The total time we are cycling, hiking and cycling back is about 5 to 6hours (of course we take our rest as much as we want).

In the evening, we will watch the Liu Sanjie light show, it is starts at summer time 8pm, 1 hour show finish at 9pm. Winter time start at 7:45pm, finish at 8:45pm.

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Li River Cruise from Yangdi to Xingping

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Xingping Local market

Day 3 – Boat cruise and Xingping

This day starts with a boat cruise at the best part of the Li river.

We will have a taxi to Yangdi (about 45 minutes drive) where we take a bamboo boat to Xingping Nine Horse Hill; This cruise takes about 1 hour; and then from there will take local shuttle to Xingping Old town. Xingping is a very nice little town. you can stay there for lunch if you want, lunch is not included.

If it is market day in Xingping, we will visit the local market. Markets go around surrounding towns every third day. This means on the 3rd, 6th, 9th etc. days of the month there is market in Xingping. The local market is not a typical tourist market but a market for local goods. Villagers from the area come for shopping and it is always interesting.

After the visit to the market, we have a taxi back to Yangshuo. this tour is about 3 to 4 hours. depend on how long you want to spend in Xingping town.

Day 4 – Longji Rice terraces

Day 4 is always a spectacular day. We leave at 8am by taxi to go to Longsheng. Our destination is the nearby village: Longji and Ping An.

The journey takes about 3.5 hours. We will explore a little of the village and enjoy the scenery of the rice terraces which are build on the steep hill slopes.

We will meet some of the local minority people living and working here. After lunch, we transfer back to the airport for the evening flight. It is about 2 hours drive from Ping An to the airport.


Yao minority long hair ladies


Zhuang minority Pingan village







Price (excluding meals): (you can use our currency converter to compare the price in your own currency)

  • 2-3 people Y 3150 per person
  • 4 people Y 3050 per person
  • 5 people Y 2900 per person
  • 6 people Y 2700 per person
  • 7 people Y 2550 per person
  • 8 people Y 2400 per person

We are able to change the four days Yangshuo tour for your convenience, for example, if you want the tour but do not fly in or/and out.

Please apply if you have more than 8 people. We will offer you different price for more than 8 people.

To confirm a booking we require a non-refundable 20% deposit to our secure paypal account or direct deposit. On arrival in Yangshuo/Guilin, we require full payment for the resuming amount to Jessie.

This tour price include:

  1. Airport pick up to Yangshuo.
  2. Yangshuo Magnolia hotel or Snow Lion Resort 1 double room for 3 nights include breakfast.
  3. Bike ride tour with bikes + bamboo raft + Moon Hill + Enligsh speaking guide.
  4. Light show tickets with private return transfers.
  5. Boat cruise from Yangdi to Nine Horse Hill with private transfer from Yangshuo hotel to Yangdi; and then from Xingping town back to Yangshuo.
  6. Private bamboo boat from Yangdi to Nine Horses Hill + English speaking guide.
  7. Private car from Yangshuo hotel to Pingan village; and then afternoon from Pingan village to the airport.
  8. Longji Rice terraces entrance tickets.
  9. English speaking guide for Longji one day tour.

This tour price excludes:

  1. Lunch; dinner. (though we will recommend restaurants)
  2. Transportation and activities which are not in the tour program.
  3. Tips for guide and driver.
  4. Airfares.

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Jessie Lu, Yangshuo Tour Operator