Day Trips from Guilin

Escape the city and explore the breathtaking landscapes near Guilin with our day trips. Experience nature's beauty just a short drive away.

The Best Day Trips from Guilin

When you find yourself in the enchanting city of Guilin, nestled within the lush landscapes of China's Guangxi region, the urge to explore beyond its borders is irresistible. Guilin is not just a destination; it's a gateway to some of the most breathtaking natural wonders and culturally rich sites in China. And who better to guide you on these adventures than Happytripz, your trusted companion in discovering the hidden gems that lie just a day's journey away?

Yangshuo – The Heartbeat of Natural Beauty

Embark on a journey to Yangshuo, where the Li River meanders through karst mountains, creating a tapestry of stunning vistas. A mere 1.5-hour drive from Guilin, this area is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and photographers alike. With Happytripz, you can glide down the river on a bamboo raft or cycle through the countryside, immersing yourself in the serenity of rural China. Don't miss the impressive Moon Hill, an arch-like formation that is a marvel to behold.

Longji Rice Terraces – A Step into Tradition

Another must-see destination is the Longji Rice Terraces, located approximately 2 hours from Guilin. Known as the "Dragon's Backbone," these meticulously crafted terraces have been feeding the local Zhuang and Yao communities for centuries. With Happytripz, you can hike through the terraces, visit traditional villages, and learn about the local way of life. The panoramic views from the top are a photographer's dream, offering a glimpse into a landscape that changes with the seasons.

Reed Flute Cave – An Underground Wonderland

For those who prefer the marvels of the subterranean world, the Reed Flute Cave is a mere 30-minute drive from Guilin. This natural limestone cave is adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, illuminated by colorful lights that create an otherworldly atmosphere. Happytripz ensures that your visit is not only visually stunning but also informative, as you delve into the geological history that spans millions of years.

Whether you're seeking the tranquility of nature, the pulse of culture, or the thrill of adventure, Happytripz is your ideal partner for day trips from Guilin. Each journey promises to be a tapestry of experiences that weave together the beauty of Guangxi and the spirit of exploration.

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Axton Orozco

The boat trip along the Li River was breathtaking, offering stunning karst landscapes and tranquil waters.

Logan Beck

A day trip to the Longji Rice Terraces was a highlight, with incredible views and a chance to experience local culture.

Ana Good

Visiting the ancient town of Daxu was a delightful journey back in time, with well-preserved buildings and a rustic charm.

Casey Cochran

The Reed Flute Cave day trip was mesmerizing, showcasing natural art in the form of spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.

Calliope Kemp

Yangshuo's countryside offered a peaceful escape with its scenic bike paths, friendly locals, and idyllic river scenes.