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Guilin, Longji and Yangshuo Photography Tour

5-Day Guilin (3Days) Longsheng Yangshuo (2Days) Guilin

This life-changing tour designed for photography beginner or enthusiast as well, capture every unique moment of spectacular landscape and local farming culture, we take you to depth to the secrete way to stunning scenery, sunrise and sunset between karst mountains, local fishermen in the Li River with their cormorants, and minority people portraits in Longji ethnic tribes.

  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Best Season: All seasons
  • Exprience:

From $899 USD p/p

Inquiry This Tour


  • Our expert guide has hand-on experience and they know secret spots where few other comes
  • Guide are all locals that make sure you get the best local knowledge
  • It is not simply fix style travel but allow to change according to the weather condition and emergency on the way
  • We only offer private photography tour no other people - a trip just for you.

Tour Itinerary


Guilin Arrival

Airport/Train Station/Port to Hotel Transfer

Arrive in Guilin, Your guide and driver will pick you up form Guilin Airpot/Trian Station, then transfer to your Guilin Hotel.



Tianxin Village, Daxu Ancient Town, Huixian Glass Land

Today's tour starts early in the morning, your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel in Guilin, transfer to Tianxin Village. The place is surrounding by mountains with an unmistakable rustic charm. Oldman finish farm work flicked his water buffalo with whip crossing the field or bridge with mountain views as backdrop.

Then takes one-hour drive to Huixian Glass Land, climb up the half-way hill and capture the nature views of water reflection on rice fields with rolling peaks as backdrop.

Lunch arrange in a local rice noddle restaurant, taste the most authentic Guilin noodles.

In the afternoon, time to taking pictures of old towns with wooden house, and people portraits. knock out the door of Mr. Zhou’s house, his is an old craftsman in Daxu ancient town (1 hours from Guilin downtown), photo of old man doing craft work under the natural light like date back to old times.

Back to Guilin hotel for stay tonight.

Tianxin Village

A farmer with his buffalo in Tianxin Village

Huixian Glass Land

Huixian Glass Land

Craftman in Daxu

Craftman in Daxu

Daxu old town

Daxu Old Town and Qipao Lady



Our guide and driver will escort you from Guilin to Longsheng, Longsheng Terraced Field - Jinkeng, , A Local Yao Lady’s Family Visit and Learn How to Make Oil Tea, Our guide and driver will escort you from Longsheng to Guilin

Tour start at 8am and takes 2 1/2 hours to Longji, the best view is in September to October which is the harvest time of rice, the golden color range from the bottom to the moutian top layer upon layer, stand on top seeing the view from that perspective , your guide will take in some really enjoyable aspects off the beaten track.

Portraits of Zhuang and Yao Ladies. Visit one of the local family, see the household wearing custom embroidery with special hairstyle, time left winkles on her face. Sit down and chat with them, have better understanding of their culture.

Have lunch in a restaurant in Longji, taste their traditional food - Bamboo Roasted Rice.

Back to Guilin hotel for stay tonight.

Longji Rice Terraces

Longji Rice Terraces in Fall

an old Yao lady

An old lady in Yao village

Kids wearing silver hat

Yao kids wearing silver emboidery hat

Yao ladies wearing red embroidery dress

Yao ladies wearing red embroidery dress



Xingping, Fisherman and Cormorant Photography in Xingping, Li River Sunset and Fisherman Casting a Net, , Xianggong Hill, Fuli Bridge in Yangshuo

Today’s tour starts early at 3:30am, catch the monument of sunrise and bend of Li River, the best spot for picture is in Xianggong Mountain, 1 1/2 hours drive from Guilin, climb up 50 meters staircases to the platform and wait for the right time to shot.

Why start early today: it takes 1 1/2 drive to Xianggong Mountian, the earlier the easier to find the best angles. Everyday photographers from all over the world hash there early just for a best shot.

About the weather: your guide will check the weathercast for time of sunrise the night before the tour. We have other alternative if heavy rains.

Head to Yangshuo countryside for the picture of old stone bridge – Fuli Bridge, an 500 years old stone arch bridge cross above Yulong River, mirroring like a hold reflects mountain landscape in the middle.

Chinese Lunch arrange in a Local restaurant in Yangshuo .

The Best highlights of the day, Fisherman with cormorant and spectacular sunset view on Li River. We drive 50 minutes to Xingping Town to catch this picture in the afternoon. We pay for a local fishmen, port at the bank of river, casting net and gas lamp at nightfall. We finish today at around 8:00pm (summer time).

Stay overnight in Yangshuo, don’t arrange any trains/flights for today.

Yangshuo Fuli Bridge

Yangshuo Fuli Bridge in Summer

Birds-eye view of Li River from Xianggong Mountain

Birds-eye view of Li River from Xianggong Mountain

Fisherman Casting Net in Li River

Fisherman Casting Net in Li River

Fisherman and Cormorants

Fisherman and Cormorants


Guilin Departure

Airport Transfer (Guilin)

Transfer to Guilin Airport/train station today, hope to see you again.


  • You can extend your trip in Yangshuo next day for fishmen and sunrise, rural scenery in Yangshuo countryside, extra fee may apply.
  • Transfers to the airport/train station on arrival and departure day are included.
  • Price based on 3-star accommodation.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Apr.1- Nov.31 Tourist Class Superior Class Deluxe Class Single Room Supplement
1 person - - -
2-5 persons - - /
6-9 persons - - /

* The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

What's Included & Excluded

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.