1. China
  2. Guangxi
  3. Guilin
  4. Li River

Yangshuo Cormorant Fishing and Xingping Ancient Town Tour

Product ID: 142026
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Visit Xingping's ancient town and have a historical exploration of the town. Capture the local fishermen and cormorant fishing performance at sunset.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese

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Your hotel in Downtown Guilin.

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  • Explore Xingping's ancient town
  • Watch cormorant fishing
  • Admire the Li River landscape
Full description
Meet your local guide in the lobby of your hotel in Guilin downtown and start your enjoyable tour in the afternoon. Starting time is flexible depending on the time of sunset.

After about 1.5 hours driving, you will arrive at Xingping Ancient Town. With a history of over 1,700 years, Xingping ancient town is like a pearl by the Li River. Explore the tranquil and natural beauty of this small town, it is a place worth visiting, especially the Ancient Drama Stage.

On your way to enjoy the cormorant fishing, if the weather allows, you can choose to climb the Laozhai Hill and have an overview of the Li River landscape at Heping (Peace) Pavilion. Then, hike to the spot featured on the RMB 20 Yuan note. On the bank of Li River in this town, you will see the local fisherman and his cormorant performing traditional processes of fishing (5 times of casting net included, extra fee CNY10 is needed for each one more time of casting). Feel free to capture each and every moment of the performance. Then you will enjoy the stunning sunset over the river.

You will have dinner on your own after finishing all the activities mentioned above. Then, you will be driven back to your hotel in Guilin. 
  • Private transfer
  • English-speaking or Japanese-speaking tour guide
  • Cormorant fishing fee (5 times of casting net)
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to tour guide and driver
  • Meals