Explore Yangshuo with hiking and Pudi village (5 days)

This tour is great if you have some time to burn and if you like being active. It included hiking, cycling and a visit to Jessie’s hometown Pudi.

Day 1

We pick you up at the Guilin airport and drive you to Yangshuo, it takes about 1.5 hours drive. you will check in your hotel.

Hotel you can choose from:

1: Magnolia hotel in the centre of the town: http://www.yangshuo-travel-guide.com/magnolia-hotel/ (this hotel just next to West Street, very easy and convenient to get around, but is bit noisy in the night).

2: Snow Lion Resort in the countryside: http://www.yangshuo-travel-guide.com/snow-lion-resort/, this hotel is in the village, nice and quiet, offer free shuttle bus to and from Yangshuo town, you can get the timetable after check in, if the timetable mot match your time, you can ask reception arrange private transfer to go out, it is about 30Yuan one way, pay at reception).

Day 2: Bicycle tour around Yangshuo

After breakfast, guide will meet you at hotel lobby, will rent a bicycle, 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 continue 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 Moonhill, you can relax in Moon hill cafe at Bottom of Moon hill, enjoy the scenery from bottom.)

By the time we come down from Moon hill, it time for lunch. We will have lunch in the Moon hill Cafe (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 hours (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.

You can always generate your own tour

Would you like to change this tour more to your own demands? Not a problem, we can change this tour to your specific desires.

For example… prefer the third day to visit Pudi instead of going to Xingping? We change it for you!

It’s YOUR tour and we want you to have the time of your life in and around Yangshuo.

Create your own tour

Day 3 – Hiking from Yangdi to Xingping

After breakfast, we will take a taxi transfer to Yangdi. Here we start hiking the best part of the Li river, it is about 3 hours hike. The hike includes crossing the river with local boats and it gives you an extraordinary view of the beauty of the Li River

Around lunchtime we are in Xingping where we have lunch at Old Street one of the restaurant. after lunch we will drive back to Yangshuo your hotel. You will have free night.

Day 4 – Visit the real Chinese countryside of Yangshuo

This is the most spectacular day we have to offer. First we will take car to Fuli ancient town, if that day is Fuli local market day, you can visit local market, and then take bamboo boat one way to Pudi village. it is about 40 minutes bamboo boat ride to Pudi village.

In the village which is located in between the hills and the Li River,  we will walk around the village, and then have lunch in farmer’s house, you won’t see any tourists in this village, you can see what the real countryside life is in here. After lunch, guide will take you visit the local primary school, and then car will take you back to Yangshuo. it is about 40 minutes to drive back. Watch the cormorants fishing show in the night.

(here is more about Pudi)

 Day 5 – Departure transfer back to the airport

Driver will pick you up from hotel to the airport, it takes about 1.5 hours drive to the airport, the tour is the end.

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

  • 2-3 people Y 3330 per person
  • 4 people Y 2080 per person
  • 5 people Y 2900 per person
  • 6 people Y 2700 per person
  • 7 people Y 2540 per person
  • 8 people Y 2400 per person

Please apply if you have more than 6 people. We will offer you different price for more than 6 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 your Yangshuo local guide.

Our tour price include:

  1. Private car airport pick up to Yangshuo.
  2. Yangshuo Magnolia hotel or Snow lion Resort deluxe standard room for 4 nights includes breakfast.
  3. Bike ride tour with bikes + Bamboo raft + transportation for bikes + Moon hill.
  4. Light show B2 tickets with private return transfers.
  5. Hike tour with private transfer from hotel to Yangdi, and then Xingping back to Yangshuo; ferries, hiking tickets.
  6. Cormorants fishing show in Yangshuo town in the night with private return transfers.
  7. Pudi village with private transfer from Yangshuo to Fuli, and then Pudi back to hotel; lunch in farmer’s house.
  8. 7 seats business van from Yangshuo hotel to the airport.
  9. English speaking guide on Day 2,3,4.

The tour price excludes:

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

Jessie Lu, Yangshuo Tour Operator