Karstmountains and ricefields: Guilin, Yangshuo, Pingan Longji riceterraces, Chenyang, Sanjiang 5-7 days

Yangshuo Yulong riverThe area around Guilin and Yangshuo is beautiful and suitable for everyone, also families with children. A bike trip through the riceterraces, a bamboo raft or kayak trip across the Li river with a wonderful view on the karstmountains are just a few of the things to do in these surroundings. More up north are the impressive ‘Dragon’s backbone’ Longji riceterraces and the more traditional wooden villages of the Dong and Zhuang people.

Trip in days

Day 1

Transfer from Guilin airport to Yangshuo
Stay in a traditional style guesthouse just outside Yangshuo in the middle of the karstmountains. The rooms were originally farmhouses but have been changed into pretty rooms.

Day 2

Yangshuo: bike trip in karstmountain landscape along the ricepaddies with guide

Day 3

Yangshuo: free day
optional tours: boat trip/ kayaking/ bamboo rafting on the river, rock climbing, Chinese cooking lesson, fan painting, market trip, tai chi lesso, go and see the impressive lightshow directed by Zhang Yimou (director of Olympics opening and movies with Gong Li like ‘Raise the red lantern’)

Day 4

Transfer to Chenyang with guide and private car: a beautiful Dong village with wooden houses and wind- and rainbridges

Day 5

Chenyang with guide and car: hike the riceterraces for nearby villages

Day 6

Transfer to Longsheng riceterraces with guide and private car

Day 7

Longsheng: hike the riceterraces with guide (no car)

Day 8

Transfer to Guilin airport


2 people- 4450 Chinese RMB per person
Incl: accomodation in hotels/ guesthouses incl breakfast, mentioned daytrips with English speaking guide, private transfers
Excl: optional tours, all meals and entrance fees, tips for guides and drivers

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