North Guangxi: Breathtaking Landscape!Anne2020-11-17T15:05:21+01:00
If you would like to set a limit on China or South China, you should definitely take the North of Guangxi into consideration. The area around Guiling presents Chinas landscape potential with picture-perfext idyll. First you visit the meandering courses of the Li-River in a karst mountain surrounding in Yangshuo, before you take off to the north and Longsheng where the famous Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces are awaiting you. Even though it is only five days you will fully explore the topographical and cultural highlights of Guangxi.
Highlights / Route:
Yangshuo – Dragon’s Backbone – Sanjiang
~ 250 Km
Character / Style:
Activ holiday with a focus on walking / landscape
4×4, SUV, Van, Bus
Route: Guangxis beautiful landscape
Arrival in Guilin: Airport pick-up and transfer to Yangshuo. Orientation walk to Bilian peak, which offers great views on the surroundings – if there is time enough on your arrival day.
Yangshuo: Ride on a bamboo raft on the Li River towards Xingping for around one and a half hours. You will experience spectacular views upon the bizzare karst stone landscapes of Yangshuo. Close to Xingping you will see the landscape which is printed on the Chinese 20 Yuan note. Afternoon bicycle ride to the Black Buddha Caves and later on the famous Moon Hill, a natural stone arch and a landmark of Yangshuo.
Yangshuo – Pingan: Today, the road leads you north to one of the most fascinating rice terraces of China: the Dragon´s Back Bone Rice Terraces. The area of Pingan offers stunning views on terraced paddy fields and small minority villages. Before arriving near Pingan, you will visit the impressive Chengyang Wind and Rain bridge near Sanjiang, which is the longest (78m) nailless bridge in the area. The bridge was built by the Dong minority and it took them about 12 years for the completion.
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Pingan: The rice terraces rise up to an altitude of 1000 meter and many photo stops allow spectacular views on this unique and almost surreal landscape. On this day you will take a day hike from the village of Pingan to the village of Dazhai through the terraces. Explore small minority farming villages and the culture and life vibe of the rice terraces and its people.
Pingan – Guilin airport: Transfer to Guilin airport and end of the tour.
Overnight stays in mid range hotels
Vehicle with driver
All airport / train station transfers
Courier, English speaking
Help for applying a Chinese visa
Flight booking service