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Take a 2.5 hour flight from Guilin Airport to Sanya Airport
- Suggested flight schedules are current and subject to changes with or without prior notice until ticketed.
The Seven Stars Park is endowed with elegant mountains, clear water, miraculous stone forest, deep and serene valleys, plentiful animals and plants and valued cultural relics. It has been popular since the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) Dynasties. The main sights contain Flower Bridge, Putuo Mountain, Seven Stars Cave, Guilin Zoo, Camel Hill, Crescent Mountain, Guihai Stele Forest and Light of China Square.
Flight Booking from Guilin to Chengdu on economy class.
*airfares are subject to changes and flights subject to seat availability
Fubo Hill: Fubo Hill (Wave-Subduing Hill), is 120 meters long, 60 meters wide and 213 meters high. It stands solitarily in the northeast of the city and on west bank of Li River with half of the hill stretching into the river. Waves run back wherever they meet the blocks, hence the name "wave-subduing Hill". A tale has it that Ma Yuan who was called General Fubo from the Han Dynasty had once passed by Guilin on a southern expedition. He poured all the pearls he carried into the river, so the hill was named after him in his memory.
Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of the city of Guilin. It got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water. The round opening that would be under the elephant?s trunk is known as Water-Moon Cave because at night the reflection of the moon can be seen through the arch and it looks as if it is under the water and floating on the surface of the water at the same time.
In the morning, we will take the Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. It is the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province. Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. Water buffalo patrol the fields, peasants reap rice paddies, school kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts. With its breathtaking scenery and taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis, the scenery along the river become one of China's top tourist destinations.
In the afternoon, continue on to Yangshuo West Street an ancient Chinese poet once depicted the scene of Yangshuo as "scattered houses at the foot of Bilian Peak". He would never expect that the residential spot of a few households has developed into a town today. The most amazing section of Yangshuo is its West Street, about 1000 meters long, popularly known as "Foreigner's Street".
End the tour with a musical night show - Impression Liu Sanjie, a actually performance led on the Li River in Yangshuo. The cast are local Zhuang minority villagers, and it is one of the creations of famous Chinese Director Zhang Yimou.
The Longsheng Rice Terraces are located in Longsheng County, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Guilin.
Being built about 650 years ago, The terraced fields are built along the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountain top, between 600 to 800 metres (2,000 to 2,600 ft) above sea level. A coiling terrace line that starts from the mountain foot up to the mountain top divides the mountain into layers of water in spring, layers of green rice shoots in summer, layers of rice in fall, and layers of frost in winter.
Located in the south of Ping'an Village of Longsheng County, it preserves the largest scale of Diaojiaolou wooden houses and stone carving culture of Zhuang ethnic group. It still retains its simple and authentic ethnic looks and culture.
Enjoy Guilin at your own leisure and pace. You may choose to simply relax and enjoy the facilities of your hotel or go explore the city in your own way to see what treasures you discover.
Langzi Ancient Village is nestled in the picturesque mountainous area of Yangshuo. Clusters of ancient architecture dating back to Ming and Qing dynasties (that is over 350 years ago) remain intact here. As the most ancient architecture of Yuangshuo, they are imbued with timeless beauty and weathered charm. Legend had it that Tan Zhengyao, a military general of Li Zicheng, was enchanted by the picturesque surrounding and decided to spend the rest of his life here.
Be amazed by the vast land of China. Discover all the beutiful sites, taste the most delicious local cuisine and be enthraled by the magnificient scenery that China has to offer. In the package you will be transported to Beijing, Pingyao, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai.