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Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Group Day Tour from Guilin

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Li River is one of the world’s most scenic waterways, a picturesque tributary surrounded by rolling hills and ancient villages. Admire the spectacular scenery on an unforgettable boat cruise and enjoy an authentic Chinese buffet lunch— topped off with a visit to Yangshuo, a riverside town famous for its karst peaks and hypnotic landscapes. A small group makes for a personalized experience, and hotel pickup adds extra flexibility.
  • Enjoy a Li River boat cruise and a visit to Yangshuo
  • Feast on an authentic Chinese buffet as you cruise the tributary
  • Get front-row seats for some of the world's most spectacular scenery
  • Transportation to and from Guilin, with option to overnight in Yangshuo
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Guilin hotel and head to the pier, where you’ll meet the rest of your small-group tour. Hop aboard a deluxe sightseeing vessel, where you can enjoy front row seats for the famously stunning countryside. Sit back and relax as you cruise the waters of the picturesque Li River. Lunch will be served on this all-inclusive boat tour, so you’ll have nothing to think about. Gaze at the rolling hills and traditional riverside villages as you dig into to an authentic Chinese buffet. Your boat will dock at Yangshuo, a small town surrounded by dramatic karst peaks. Enjoy the otherworldly scenery, said to resemble a traditional silk-screen print. You'll have plenty of time to explore the old neighborhoods on your own. Opt to stay overnight to explore Yangshuo further on your own, or choose included transportation back to Gullin.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Centrally located Guilin hotels
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo
  • Chinese lunch on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Guilin
  • Professional and experienced English-speaking guide
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Tour in Yangshuo
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour is a rip off. When booking, the description states that they will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at downtown Guilin. This is true to an extent, only if you book the "optional" Yangshuo walking tour. The Yangshuo walking tour is "optional" but if you do
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Pros: - beautiful views of the karst mountains and li river - cruise was comfortable and not too crowded Cons: - we got down to our hotel lobby *3 minutes* after the pickup time of 7:30am, and the bus literally left without us. We had to ask the hotel front desk for help to
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Overall a very good experience! The van was prompt amd picked me up near my hotel. The main bus was not the cleanest but air conditioned and fine for the hour ride. The boat was comfortable with big clean assigned seats. They were arranged so that groups could talk and have
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Response from Bin T, General Manager at Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Group Day Tour from Guilin
Responded Aug. 5, 2019
Dear Sean K, Happy to hear that you enjoyed the Li River cruise trip. And thanks a lot for your objective review on the tour arrangement as well and the facilities of the cruise boat. :)
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The trip was well organized. I received driver information via a trip advisor 9 pm the night before. O think it was a 3 star tour but there is little difference from a luxury tour because most of the time you want to be on the deck taking pictures . English skills was good and
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I took the boat cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Lunch was included on board. The day of the trip it was raining, which I felt added something to the ambiance. There aren't any buildings along the way, it's pretty much all nature. I liked the experience personally, but I feel
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