Day 1: Arrive Guilin Airport or Train Station (D)
On arrival you'll be met by your driver. A 70 minute transfer will bring you to the comfortable hotel located in the idyllic Yulong River Valley, in the heart of Yangshuo county. You'll be met by your guide to help you settle in the hotel. Afterwards the guide will meet you to go plan the trip ahead over a sumptuous local style dinner.
Day 2: Fuli Market and Fanpainting Class, Cycle to Liugong (B, L)
After breakfast, you'll take a short ride to Fuli village and visit a local market where you'll see people buying and selling all kinds of wares, fruits, vegetables, livestock as well sampling some local snacks. It's a short walk to the old town and we'll take part in a fan making class. Fuli is famous across the region for their silk painted fans. Once you've finished painting your fans you'll have your own unique souvenir to take home! Next is a ferry crossing of the Li River, to where we begin our bike ride on quiet backroads through stunning karst mountain landscapes and rural farmland. Lunch is a stop along the way at Liugong, which is an ancient river town on the Li River. We'll continue cycling onward and finish with a transfer back to hotel for a free evening. The hotel has a swimming pool to cool off and relax around or you may wish to visit the Liu San Jie Lightshow in the evening.
Day 3: Tea Plantation visit, Bamboo rafting and Cycle along the Yulong River (B, L)
In the morning, after breakfast we'll drive into the mountains to a tea plantation. Here you'll learn how to pick tea, see how it's processed and learn about Chinese tea culture. We'll make our way back to the Yulong River for a relaxing bamboo raft ride through the area's most stunning scenery. We'll lunch at Jiuxian old town before cycling further along the Yulong to the hotel. The evening is free.
Day 4: Tea Plantation visit, Bamboo rafting and Cycle along the Yulong River (B, L)
Today is another busy day as we cycle to the Yangshuo Cooking School where we learn how to make several local dishes. After eating overlooking rice fields we'll get back on the bikes for a cycle further along the Yulong River before stopping to climb Moon Hill and then continuing to Gold Water cave. After a cave adventure, we'll return to the hotel in the early evening.
Day 5: Departure Transfer (B)
Today is the final day and you will be transferred to your nominated departure point.