from US$425 per person

Students Farming Participation Tour and Others around Guilin and Yangshuo

Guilin, Yangshuo

This is a creative tour that not everyone is lucky enough to have the opportunity to take part in. All activities are arranged for your intensive participation. So, it’s very suitable for students, company’s outward training and group of families

  • Tour Code:
  • GL-FT-01
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • Guilin, Yangshuo
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Experience & Features:
  • Tea Plantation, Taichi Class, Biking, Local Farmer’s House, Wall Plastering Experience, Li River Cruise, Traditional Chinese Painting on Fan, Hiking, Farming Participation, Caving, Rock Climbing, Cooking Class…
  • Physical Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 2
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Trip Notes
Day 1: Arrival-Guilin-Yangshuo

Upon your arrival at Guilin airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to an authentic working [Tea Plantation] located in east Guilin. There you will be shown the craft of properly picking tea leaves and the ancient Chinese art of tea making, an integral part of Chinese culture dating back thousands of years. Afterwards, our shuttle bus will take you to the picturesque town of Yangshuo located approximately 1.5 hours south of Guilin. 

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: no meals from CET

Day 2: Yangshuo

For this and the next two mornings, practice the world-famous Chinese healing martial art [Tai Chi] under the guidance of an experienced instructor. After breakfast, you will be taken on a [Bicycle Tour] around Yangshuo where you will have the chance to see Yangshuo’s beautiful rural surroundings. The bicycle tour ends in a small village outside of Yangshuo where you’ll visit a [Local Farmers' House] to experience China’s country lifestyle and be given the chance to participate in a hands-on adobe or brick wall [Plastering Experience].

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: (B/L)

Day 3: Yangshuo-Xingping-Yangshuo

A visit to Guilin isn't complete without taking part in the world-famous [Li River Cruise]. Departing from the town of Xingping, experience the breath-taking views of “the most beautiful landscape under heaven” as a famous Chinese saying goes, or in the words of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, "No place in China is more evocative of the beauty of China than Guilin." In the afternoon, take [A Class on Traditional Chinese Painting] in the small but beautiful town of Fuli. Here you will be taught to paint on fan-shaped rice paper and you’ll be able to take home your very own self-painted and mounted Chinese fan.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: (B/L)

Day 4: Yangshuo

A short hike begins a fun-filled and challenging day. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and [Participate in Rice-Farming Activities]. During the growing season, learn to transplant rice seedlings to flooded rice paddies. During harvest season, learn to harvest rice using a sickle. In the off-chance that it is neither planting nor harvesting season, local farmers will show you how they plant other crops in their fields to help diversify their incomes. Either way, it's a rich and rewarding experience as you work side-by-side with the local farming community. Later in the afternoon, explore a [Cave] (spelunking) and get an up-close look at the region's unique geology and beauty.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: (B/L)

Day 5: Yangshuo

Have you ever tried [Rock Climbing]? Here’s your chance. Yangshuo is regarded as China’s best rock climbing region due to the presence of the world’s most important Karst mountain formations. It attracts both serious and amateur rock climbers from around the world. You will be guided by a professional rock climbing club located in Yangshuo with years of climbing expertise to ensure both your safety and fun. In the afternoon, take in a  [Chinese Cooking Class] and enjoy the savory delights you and your fellow travelers produced.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: (B/L/D)

Day 6: Yangshuo-Departure

Enjoy a free morning to explore Yangshuo’s famous West Street, do some shopping, or simply rest-up. Depart from Yangshuo in the afternoon for Guilin airport for your next destination.

Meals: (B)

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  1 person 2-5 persons 6-9 persons ≥10 persons Single Room Supplement
First Class Tour ---- $1268 $950 $768 $255
Comfortable Tour ---- $1068 $790 $590 $208
Standard Tour ---- $954 $650 $450 $180

* Price in every box above is for each person.
* The default currency is in US dollar. Please use the Currency Converter to see the equivalent quote in your currency. Price is for references only, it may vary according to your actual travel itinerary, travel time, hotel price rise or fall, US dollar exchange rate fluctuation, car fuel price change and government tax adjustment, etc..
* The price is only for your reference and  it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.
* The differences between First Class Tour, Comfortable Tour and Standard Tour are mainly reflected in the hotels we use. For First Class Tour, we use mostly 5 star hotels (or hotels corresponded to 5 star ones), 4 star hotels for Comfortable Tour and 3 star hotels for Standard Tour. But there’re exceptions when there come home stay experience, remote destinations and other specified circumstances in the itinerary.

Price Included:
A. Entrance fees for the attractions in the square brackets
B. Personal English-speaking Guide to be with you all the way
C. Experienced Driver + comfortable Private car/van/bus
D. Meals specified in the itinerary
E. Accomodations in Yangshuo

Price Excluded:
A. Gratuities, Tips to the locals, guide and driver
(Although not compulsory, if you think your guide and driver have done a good job at the end of the tour, we suggest you tip them at you own decision to show your appreciations.)
B. Other Personal Expenses.


How to Dress (only for reference):
Comfortable walking shoes
Long, loose and comfortable pants
Shorts for summer months (June – September)
Warm clothes (Fleece, Jacket, hat and gloves etc.) for Nov-April
Umbrella or waterproof jacket in a cloudy day or rainy day
Cover for backpack or plastic bags to keep clothes dry in case of rain

What to Bring (only for reference):
Wet wipes / Moist towelettes
Sun hat, Sun block, Sunglasses
Insect Repellent
Bottled Water
Small towel
Camera, film and memory chip, battery

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