Destinations: Guilin, Longsheng, Yangshuo, Guilin
This tour is operated at a minimum numbers of two person. We will take you to the places where the most beautiful scenery is near Guilin to absorb its essence. You will go to Longji Rice Terraces in Longsheng County and some ancient towns and villages on the way from Guilin to Yangshuo. We know where the good spots are to take great photos of nature landscape, local people, ancient villages and architectures. You also will have a chance to take an easy hike to mountain top to overlook the spectacular view of mountain and sunrise. It is the tour that you will come back home with rewarding experience and will not regret it.
Start and end in Guilin! With the photography tour 3 Days Guilin Photography Tour, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Guilin, China and 2 other destinations in China. 3 Days Guilin Photography Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
After breakfast, we will head to Longsheng which is famous for its rice terraces. It is located in the north of Guilin about a 2 hour drive away. Our first stop is Jiulongwuhu which is one of the viewing platforms located on the mountain top of Ping'an Village. From there, you can see a picture of nine dragons and five tigers formed by rice terraces. Going down to Ping'an Village for lunch and take a short break. In the afternoon, you will climb up to another viewing platform called Qixingbanyue (20 minutes hiking from Ping'an Village). The picture you will see from this angle is seven stars accompanying a moon. En-route of hiking, you will have a chance to see the Yao women growing their hair to spectacular lengths. She is willing to show you how long her hair is and how to put wear her hair in a bun again if you are interested. We will drive you back to Guilin in the late afternoon. Dinner is by your own arrangement. Accommodation: Aroma Tea House Hotel - Family Room With Garden View (Ground Floor) http://www.gljgml.com/home_en.asp
Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at 3:30am for the sunrise on Xianggong Mountain where is 1.5 hours drive from Guilin. It is a very popular place to take pictures of sea of clouds, sunrise, light and shade, and rosy clouds upon above the limpid Li River and orderly green stone mountains. You will marvel at the gorgeous view. Our guide will prepare for you a simple breakfast. After that, we will transfer you to Yangshuo County, passing by Oolong Spring and Fuli Bridge where you can see rice fields and villages surrounded by mountains and water. Upon arrival Yangshuo County, you can check in the hotel after lunch. At around 16:00, we go to Xingping ancient town, take photos of cormorant fisherman (casting their net and gas lamp portraits) and the sunset on Li River. You will be back to hotel at around 21:00. Accommodation: Snow Lion Riverside Resort - Standard Room
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby. Today we will go to two ancient villages: Langzi Village and Tianxin Village. Langzi Village features on ancient houses, especially the panorama of roofs. Tianxin Village is a very peaceful place located in Guilin suburbs. It is a land of paradise and photography enthusiasts love to take beautiful pictures of this pastoral scenes. We will take you back to your hotel in Guilin after tour ends.