Longji, Li River Cruise and the best of Yangshuo (5 days)

The 5 days tour starts in Longsheng and ends in Yangshuo. It requires to book morning arrival flight and evening departure.

Day 1 Airport to Longji Rice Terraces

The driver will hold a sign with your name on wait at exit, please look for you name carefully when you come out from the luggage claim. it takes 2 hours drive to Pingan village Longji Rice terraces. Hotel we offer Pingan hotel. When you are arrive in PingAn car park, you will have to walk 15 to 20 minutes to your hotel in the village, and you can hire porters to carry the luggage to hotel for you, Y30 for one big piece of luggage.

After lunch, we will walk around on the rice terraces. You can choose to walk for half an hour, or 1 and half hour.

Free time in the evening.

Day 2 – Ping An to Yangshuo

After breakfast, we can hike to different villages. There are two options possible, here we give two.

Option 1: We walk to the Old Zhuan Dragon back bone village to visit the oldest house in this village, get to know how the “Zhuang” minority people’s house look like, and how the local people’s life is. After visit this village, we will all the way walk down to the main road, the driver and luggage will wait at main road for us. This hike total about 3 hours.

Option 2: From Ping An “Zhuang” village walk to Dazai “Yao” village. On the way can we will see the beautiful rice terraces and have a glimpse of local people’s life. This is a 5 hours walk total. After the lunch in Tiantouzhai, we will walk down to Car park from view point 2.

The driver and the luggage wait at Daizai Car park for us. Then we drive back to Yangshuo, about 3.5 hours drive.

after a long day walk, you will have free time in the evening.  Stay over night in Yangshuo.

Yangshuo hotel we offer to choose:

1: Yangshuo Magnolia hotel in town;

2: Snow Lion Resort in the countryside.







Day 3 – Yangshuo and bicycling to and around Moon Hill 

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.

Day 4 – Yangdi Boat Cruise and the Silver Cave

For the day, we will have a Li river cruise from Yangdi to Xingping Nine Horse Hill, this is the best part of the Li river. Guide and driver will pick you up from hotel lobby at 8am to Yangdi. We drive 45 minutes drive before we take a bamboo boat from Yangdi to Xingping Nine Horses Hill which takes about 1 hour, from there we will take local shuttle to Xingping Old town, this is about 15 minutes driver.

You can walk around the old town, If it is the Market day in Xingping (which is date 3rd, 6th, 9th of the month), we can visit the local market to see how local people buying and selling local products.

After the market, we visit Silver cave which is about 1 hour drive from Xingping. This is the best cave is Yangshuo area. It takes about 40 minutes to visit the cave. We will be back to Yangshuo after Silver cave, you will have free afternoon time to explore the town yourself.

Free evening.


Silver Cave


Silver Cave

Day 5 – Departure transfer back to the airport

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

  • 2-3 people Y 3900 per person
  • 4 people Y 3600 per person
  • 5 people Y 3350 per person
  • 6 people Y 3200 per person
  • 7 people Y 3050 per person
  • 8 people Y 2900 per person

We are able to change the five days 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. Private airport pick up to Pingan; and then next day from Pingan or Dazhai village to Yangshuo.
  2. Longji Rice terraces entrance tickets.
  3. Pingan hotel double room for 1 night includes breakfast.
  4. guide and driver’s accommodation and food one night in Pingan village.
  5. Yangshuo Magnolia hotel or Snow Lion Resort double room for 3 nights with breakfasts.
  6. Bike ride tour with bikes + bamboo raft + Moon hill.
  7. Light show tickets with private return transfers.
  8. Private car from Yangshuo hotel to Yangdi; and then pick up from Xingping Old town to Silver cave; from Silver cave back to Yangshuo town or hotel.
  9. Boat cruise with private bamboo boat from Yandi to Xingping Nine Horses Hill.
  10. Silver cave entrance tickets.
  11. 4 days English speaking guide from day 1 to day 4; day 5 only driver take you to the airport.

The 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