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Enjoy Charming Guilin,
Study Authentic Cooking
4 days Guilin Cooking Tour Package

Day 01: Arrive Guilin
On arrival at the scenic city Guilin you are picked up at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of your day is on your own arrangement. You can either walk in the central Guilin along the local Peach River or immerse yourself in the picturesque Karst formation hills.

The Peach River is a branch of Lijiang and named after by a legend, which tells that the source of the river lies a cave named Huayan, people always see that there are peach petals flow up from the cave. Along the River, there are many picturesque landscape, many of them are famous home and abroad.

Accommodation: 4* Guilin Bravo Hotel or the same class

Day 02: Li River Cruise to Yangshuo
Begin the day with a half day Li River Cruise with lunch on board. Take an afternoon bicycle tour to Yulong River enjoying the landscape of natural beauty and stroll in the West Street. (B + L)

Accommodation: Mountain Retreat Hotel or the same class

The Li River originates in the Mao'er Mountains in Xing'an County and flows in the general southern direction through Guilin, Yangshuo and Pingle. There are kinds of minority people here, like Dong and Miao, Dong minority people are good at dancing and singing folk songs, bullfight Festival and firework Festival are the most attractive highlight for foreigner visitor .Cormorant fishing is often associated with the Lijiang.
West Street has a long history of more than 1400 years and become the oldest street in Yangshuo. In the past, Yangshuo is very desolate. But now, Yangshuo has become a prestigious spot home and abroad. West Street is a fusion of eastern and western culture, signboards of all stores and restaurants are written with 2 languages (English and Chinese). At night, there are many foreign tourists eating in restaurants or bars with elaborate decoration.

Day 03: Cooking Class in Yangshuo
At the local market choose local ingredients accompanied with local chief and enjoy a lesson at an English-speaking Yangshuo Cooking School. After the class, enjoy your own dishes. Drive back to Guilin and take a tour to Reed Flute Cave. (B + L)

Accommodation: 4* Guilin Bravo Hotel or the same class

Yangshuo Cooking School is located at Chaolong Village 5km away from Yangshuo County. It offers you the opportunity to learn how to cook real village food with our skilled and friendly teachers who love to impart the stories and secrets of Chinese cuisine in a friendly fun atmosphere. The course includes a tour of the local produce markets and five delicious dishes.

The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has long been Guilin’s top attraction. It is over 180 million years old. The cave got its name from the type of reed growing outside, which can be made into melodious flutes. Reed Flute Cave is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. Inside, there are more than 70 inscriptions written in ink, which can be dated back as far as 792 AD in the Tang Dynasty. It was rediscovered in the 1940s by a group of refugees fleeing the Japanese troops.

Day 04: Depart Guilin
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Founded in 1903, Tsingtao Brewery Museum covers an area of 6,000 square meters, with the whole facade reconstructed in European classical architecture style. It consists of three parts: centenary history and culture area, production techniques area and multi-purpose area.

Governor’s Office Building was named “Governor’s Office Building” because it was built as the official residence of former German governors in the beginning of 20th century. Now it is used as the office of National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

The park is the site of the former German fort overlooking Jiaozhou Bay. Visitors can enjoy the view of park, as well as visit the fort structure and an exhibition on the history of the German force in Qingdao.

PRICE (per person):

No. of Pax Price Single Supplement
1 traveler $736 $0
2-3 travelers $433 $190
4-9 travelers $400 $190
Notes: $=USD, US Dollars

Price Includes:
* 3 nights 4-star hotels in Guilin and Yangshuo
* 2 lunches
* All private transfers with air-conditioned vehicle
* Entrance fee for all sightseeing
* Cooking class cost
* English speaking local guide

Price Excludes:
* Tips to guide/driver.
* Flights arriving and leaving Guilin.
* Personal expenses.

Beijing China Holidays International Travel Services Ltd.
Address: A1108, Nanxincang Business Tower, A22 Dongsishitiao, Beijing 100007, China
Phone: +86 10 6409 6567 or +86 400 650 2013
Website: www.chinaholidays.com
Email: contact@chinaholidays.com