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Interested in nature scenery? How about best river landscape and incredible mountains in one trip? This 7 days beautiful China tour starts from Hong Kong, with visits to Guilin/Yangshuo and Zhangjiajie. This China Nature Tour includes 3 of China's most popular tourist destinations, you will enter from fast-paced Asia's World City into the Chinese painting-like natural scenery, stunning Yangshuo countryside, and the magical Avatar Mountains.

In Hong Kong, the Pearl of the Orient weaves Western and Asian cultures together, you can explore freely like Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, and Stanley Market on your own as it is English-friendly. Then transfer to Guilin by high-speed train from HK. East or west, the Guilin scenery is the best. In Guilin, you will fall in love with its karst landscape, beautiful mountains, winding and clean rivers, and green hills... In Yangshuo, a typical rural Chinese countryside, you can capture the breathtaking scenery, experience bamboo rafting on the Yulong River (Little Li River), cycling in the peaceful Yangshuo countryside... After that transfer to Zhangjiajie by high-speed train from Guilin. In Zhangjiajie, one of the must-see places in China, hiking to discover the Avatar Mountains and its strange-shaped pillars, hidden valleys, seas of clouds, limestone caves, and the world's longest and highest glass bridge. Join us for a beautiful China Tour with Guilin, Yangshuo, and Zhangjiajie from HK, have a relaxing holiday in the amazing natural wonders.

You Can Experience “Must-see & Must-do” with This Tour
Highlight 1: Start China Tour from HK and explore Asia's World City freely to Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, etc. according to your time.
Highlight 2: Explore in the Chinese painting-like landscape in Guilin for its wonderful karst scenery, beautiful mountains, clean rivers, green hills...
Highlight 3: Take the incredible Li River Cruise to Yangshuo for relaxing moments in the countryside by biking and bamboo rafting on the Yulong River.
Highlight 4: Immerse yourself in the magical Avatar World in Zhangjiajie with strange-shaped pillars, hidden valleys, seas of clouds, and limestone caves.
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Hong Kong (0.5 Day)

Free trip on your own. Options: Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Stanley Market

Guilin (1 Day)

Li River Cruise, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave

Yangshuo (1.5 Days)

Yangshuo Countryside, West Street, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Bamboo Raft along the Yulong River

Zhangjiajie (3 Days)

Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain, Ten-mile Gallery, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, Baofeng Lake, Tianmen Mountain

Itinerary Day by Day

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Day 1 Hong Kong to Guilin by Bullet Train | Train Station Transfers

Hong Kong is a great starting point for you to enter China and the rest of Asia. Attracts over 65 million tourists yearly, Hong Kong is China’s most internationalized and vibrant city! In this English-friendly city, you can explore freely to Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Stanley Market, etc. on your own according to your time. Then your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby, and escort you to the train station for your high-speed train to Guilin (about 3.5 hours).

Welcome to Guilin, the most picturesque paradise in China! Upon your arrival at the train station in Guilin, the tour guide and driver will meet and greet you at the exit, and then escort you to the well-selected hotel in downtown Guilin. Your guide will help you check in at your hotel. Taking a walk along Binjiang Road and tasting the rice noodles are recommended activities for your leisure time. You are welcome to ask your tour guide for some useful tips to spend your free time based on your time and interest.

To Guillin Transfer Options:
1. Hong Kong - Guilin by direct train or flight
2. Hong Kong - Guangzhou South Station - Guilin by train transfers
3. Hong Kong - Shenzhen North Station - Guilin by train transfers

Day 2 Guilin to Yangshuo Tour | Li River Cruise, Chinese Calligraphy or Cooking Class, West Street

It is said that “The landscape in Guilin is the best under heaven”. Time for you to visit the place and check if it is really worthy of the reputation. After breakfast, you will go to explore the most stunning natural scenery along the Li River, which is famed as one of the “the world’s top 10 watery wonders” by National Geographic. Drive about 1 hour from your hotel to the pier and start a 4.5-hour relaxing sightseeing Li River Cruise trip from Guilin to Yangshuo. Along the 84-kilometer scenic cruise, you will feast your eyes with endless Chinese paintings of winding rivers, numerous green limestone karst peaks, grazing water buffalo, farmers working in the fertile fields, and idyllic villages nestled at the bases of the hills. (Note: Lunch is served on the cruise with simple local Chinese cuisine.)

After arriving in Yangshuo, the driver will pick you up from the dock and drive to your hotel in Yangshuo town for a short rest. You can either try Chinese calligraphy or a Cooking Class (15:00-18:00) in the afternoon in Yangshuo Countryside. Or you can stroll leisurely along West Street, which is the most prosperous area in Yangshuo. Restaurants, bars, and souvenir shops along the street are always full of guests. It is a fusion of western culture and Chinese culture and it is the best place to spend your nightlife here. Whether you want to enjoy a cup of coffee, taste some local food or just throw yourself into the vivid atmosphere... all you can get.

In the evening, you can enjoy the musical night show of Impression Sanjie Liu which is directed by Zhangyimou. This light show is actually performed on the Li River in Yangshuo showing the beauty of the folk songs and love story of Sanjie Liu.

Day 3 Yangshuo Tour | Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Bamboo Rafting along the Yulong River

Today you will explore Yangshuo Countryside by bike and experience the traditional bamboo boat along the Yulong River (Little Li River). It's a relaxing moment for an impressive exploration of the Yangshuo Countryside with its beautiful rural landscape.You can either hop on a bike (about 13km, 2hours) or rent an electric scooter to explore the postcard-like karst hills and rice paddies and pass by some tranquil villages. Let all the picturesque scenes please your eyes and your souls to the maximum for total relaxation.

In Yangshuo, you should not miss the Bamboo Rafting along the Yulong River. The Yulong River is a small tributary of the larger Li River. It is a unique way to sit on the bamboo boat and appreciate its beautiful natural landscape of Karst hills, clean and bright river, lush bamboo along the riverbank, harmonious villages, and quiet countryside. After enjoy the relaxing moment on Yulong Bamboo Rafting (about 40min), you will go back to hotel for a good rest. (Tips: Each Yulong bamboo boat can take 2 people. If there are 3 people, it means need 2 bamboo boats.)

Day 4 Yangshuo to Guilin, Arrive Zhangjiajie by High-speed Train Departure | Elephant Trunk Hill, Train Station Transfers

After breakfast, transfer back to Guilin for further exploration. Start your visit to the Symbol of Guilin - Elephant Trunk Hill. Located on the intersection of Li River and Peach Blossom River, the Elephant Trunk Hill looks like a huge elephant drinking water in the river. And then you will pay a visit to the Reed Flute Cave, which is a classic scenic spot of karst landform. The amazing stalactites and stalagmites in the cave look like animals or plants. When the colorful neon lights are on, you will feel like walking in a crystal palace.Then you will head to the train station for your bullet train to Zhangjiajie (about 7.5 hours).

Welcome to Zhangjiajie, an incredible place where you can see Avatar Hallelujah Mountain in reality! Upon your arrival in Zhangjiajie, the local guide and driver will greet you at the exit of the train station, and then escort you to your hotel in Wulingyuan Area. Enjoy some free time on your own after the hotel check-in.

Day 5 Zhangjiajie Tour | Wulinyuan, Bailong Elevator, Tianzi Mountain, Ten-mile Gallery

After breakfast, you will have a whole day to explore Wulingyuan Scenic Area, a spectacular island of nature dominated by more than 3,000 narrow quartz sandstone pillars. First, take a sightseeing bus to Bailong Elevator that within 1.5 minutes you can go from the valley bottom up to the pillar peak. It is the fastest and as well as the tallest outdoor elevator in the world. Next, enjoy the hike into a mysterious Pandora World - Yuanjiajie, where is rightly the shooting location of “Hallelujah Mountains” in reality. Catch the chance to shoot South Sky Pillar, the landmark of Yuanjiajie, about 150 meters high vertically rising high from the deep valley, looking like a giant standing so upright under heaven. Go to the Enchanting Platform for a marvel at the unbelievable scenery with hundreds of various peaks like bamboo shoots towering from the grounds. And then enjoy the lush scenery of Natural Bonsai at Backyard Garden.

Next, take the sightseeing bus to the second tourist site - Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve which was named after the leader of the local Tujia ethnic group - Xiang Dakun in early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It is a fairyland in moive Monkey King. Hike to He Long Park which has a fascinating viewing deck to appreciate the incredible and magnificent scene of peculiar stone peaks. Move to Dianjiang Terrace to overlook the West Sea Stone Forest, rugged rock rising out of a misty canyon. The last stop today is the Ten-mile Galley. You will take a small green train to explore the beautiful scenery where you will feel like get through a Chinese ink painting. After the tour, get back to your hotel for a good rest.

Day 6 Zhangjiajie Tour | Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, Baofeng Lake

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon for the breathtaking Grand Canyon Glass Bridge experience. The Grand Canyon Glass Bridge wants to say “hello” to you and makes you yell “my god” to give a deeper impression of Zhangjiajie. Suspended between two peaks, the glass bridge is 430 meters long and 300 meters high, which is the longest and highest glass bridge in the world. Standing on the transparent glass is like floating in the air and you can have superb panoramic view of the entire Grand Canyon.

After your “tremble” on the glass bridge, move to the Baofeng Lake to do a scenic cruise to bring you back to peace. Surrounded by green trees and stone peaks of various shapes, Baofeng Lake is an idyllic place for relaxation. When leisurely cruising on the boat, you can see the reflection of the marvelous peaks and enjoy the folk songs performed by the local minority people.

Day 7 Zhangjiajie Departure | Tianmen Mountain

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby. Today, you will make a breathtaking visit to Tianmen Mountain, one of the world’s most beautiful mountains. You won’t miss the chance to experience the world’s longest cable car, walk on the glass skywalk, and pay a visit Heaven’s Door and view Avenue toward Heaven with 99 turns.

First, go to take the 30-minute cable car with 7,455 meters in length which means you’ll travel from the city of Zhangjiajie to the top of Tianmen Mountain. From the cable car you will have a perfect view of Heaven’s Door and a shocking look at the wandering Avenue toward Heaven. Next, move to Tianmen Temple where you can enjoy the typical Qing Dynasty styled Buddhist structure with verdant forest surrounding by.

Now, the challenge time is coming. Hold your breath to experience the scary walks on the cliff path hanging on the mountain. Walk on the Glass Skywalk, which is transparent glass 1430 meters above the bottomless valley, giving you a thrilling feeling like walking in the sky. Also, try the 1.6-kilometer-long Cliff-Hanging Walkway, built along the edges of the mountain’s summits. Amazing, isn’t it? After that, go down by escalator from the peak to Tianmen Cave which is also known as “Heaven’s Door”. Tianmen Cave is a natural arch between two peaks of a height of 131.5 meters, rising above the ground and closing to the sky with a lofty and towering posture. It is the highest hole of its sort in the world. (Note: Tianmen Mountain is the famous spot for Wingsuit Flying, you might have a chance to witness this unbelievable sport there.) After the memorable time, take the cable car down the mountain. And then, you will be transferred to Wulingyuan area and have accommodation here.

After the tour, it is time to say goodbye to Zhangjiajie and end your 7-day China tour. Your guide will escort you to the airport/train station for your flight or high-speed train to your next destination.

Thank you for choosing Asia Odyssey Travel for your China tour, and we are always here working for you and hope to see you again for your next trip to China/Asia.

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In a private tour, it means you will transfer to the tourist attractions in one city by private vehicle. The private car we selected is spacious, comfortable and air-conditioned. And the driver we use are very experienced. As for traveling between two destinations, we use domestic flights (economy seat) or high speed trains (second class seat, usually less than 6 hours). The local guides and drivers will pick you up at the airport/train stations, and escort you to the hotel.
Meals
“B” stands for breakfast. You will have it at your hotel in the morning.
“L” stands for lunch. The restaurants we will arrange for you are all designated tourist restaurants approved by local tourist administration bureau. All are in good sanitary conditions. Your guide will assist you with ordering the dishes.
“D” means dinner. All dinners are excluded in the itinerary. You have the chance to taste some authentic Chinese food and local snacks.
If you have special dietary requirements (vegetarian, halal, kosher, Indian, or gluten-free), please let us know before your booking. We will try our best to take care of you.

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Have a good sleep everyday is very important during your China tour. In a private tour, you can decide on your own which hotel class you want - luxury 5 star, comfortable 4-star or economic 3-star.
All the hotels in each destination we selected are at good location, close to commercial street or tourist attractions. And, all the hotels we use have a business relationship for many years and they have windows, air-conditioners, hot water, showers, wifi... (except for basic accommodation condition when travel to Mount Everest) to ensure you luxury and comfortable sleep experience. The staff can speak English and they will provide you the high quality service. If you have any requirements, you can ask them to help.

Photo Gallery for This Itinerary

  • Aberdeen Fishing Village, Hong Kong
  • Li River Cruise, Guilin
  • Yangshuo Countryside, Guilin
  • Yuanjiajie, Zhangjiajie
  • Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong
  • Li River, Guilin
  • Li River Cruise, Guilin
  • Li River for 20RMB Picture, Guilin
  • Yangshuo Countryside, Guilin
  • Yangshuo Bamboo Rafting, Guilin
  • Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin
  • Reed Flute Cave, Guilin
  • Tianzi Mountain, Zhangjiajie
  • Ten Mile Gallery, Zhangjiajie
  • Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie
  • Zhangjiaije Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
  • Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie
  • Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie

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Tour Code: AOT-FHK-004
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Travel Route: Hong Kong - Guilin - Yangshuo - Zhangjiajie
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