Guilin Family Tours & Activities

Guilin, the most beautiful city of China, offers much to explore for both adults and kids. Families can not only appreciate the featured karst landscape but also take some outdoor activities together.

Recommended Guilin Tour Packages for Family with Kids

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  • Guilin
    5 Days Guilin Food & Scenery Tour
    With the most amazing view under heaven, Guilin ranks the top of tourists’ travel list. Surely Yangshuo and Longsheng Counties are the must-go destinations for your Guilin travel.
  • Guilin
    3 Days Classic Guilin Tour
    During this 3 days brief but really classic Guilin vacation, you will never miss the landmarks of Guilin city, but surely catch enough inspiring hours to get relaxed by cruising down along the Li River to Yangshuo Town.

Here are some most recommended things to do for family visitors in Guilin.

Enjoying the Picturesque Natural Beauty

Guilin, praised as the finest scenery under heaven, is famous for its water, and the Karst landscapes. Whiling visiting Guilin, you can take a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshou, with amazing Karst peaks along the way. Visiting the Reed Flute Cave, hiking to the Moon Hill, climbing the Yaoshan Mountain or Xianggong Mountain and taking photos of the special Elephant Trunk Hill, both adults and kids will be amazed by the breathtaking landscape of Guilin.

Taking Outdoor Activities

Guilin is also a paradise for outdoor adventures, such as hiking, trekking and cruising. However, for family with kids, there are some safer activities to choose. Taking a countryside biking tour is a good way to get closer to the nature. And for teenagers, go kayaking on the Li River or hiking on the Longji Rice Terraces will be an enjoyable challenge. A relaxing Bamboo rafting on the Yulong River will be fun for all ages.

Hot Guilin Hiking, Bamboo Rafting & Cycling Tours:
>> 4 Days Leisure Guilin Tour with Half-day Cycling in Yangshuo
>> 4 Days Li River Cruise with Yangshuo Hiking Tour

Countryside Biking Countryside Biking in Yangshuo County

Getting Close to the Locals

Taking a visit to West Street in Yangshuo County, you will feel a different life style in a some place that you will never experience in big city. Also during the visit to Jiuxia Village, your family will get a chance to visit a local farmer’s house, experiencing the authentic rural life of the people. If your family are keen on ethnic culture, you can go to Longji Rice Terraces, where some ethnic groups living, especially Zhuang people. It will be a fresh experience to see the ethnic women dressing in unique and colorful costumes, singing and dancing. You also can join them to enjoy the original Zhuang life and culture, and even stay with local families enjoying both the Longji tea and the Longji wine.

Best Guilin Tour with Longsheng Rice Terraces:
>> 6 Days Guilin In-depth Photography Tour

Dragon's Minority Groups Long-haired Women of Ethnic Zhuang

Joining in a Chinese Cooking Class

The cooking class begins at the local market where ingredients for the dishes are chosen by students. Back at a covered, rooftop patio-classroom, you have an opportunity to learn three dishes and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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Yangshuo Cooking Class

Popular Tour with Yangshuo Cooking Class Experience:
>> 5 Days Best Guilin In-depth Vacation (Li River, Yangshuo & Longji Terrace)

Cooking Class in Guilin Cooking Class in Guilin

Appreciating the Local Folk Shows

To kill your time at night, there are some recommended night shows for all ages, like the Outdoor Night Show of Impression Sanjie Liu and Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River. The Liu Sanjie Show is performed by more than 600 cost with the REAL background (the rock mountain and part of the Li River), from which you can see are the impressions derived from the daily life of the people living around the Li River, rather than the specific details of the stories. The special Cormorant Fishing Show will give your family a rare chance to get a close look at the fishing and how the local fishers harmoniously work with the birds.

Popular Tours with Chance to Enjoy Impression Sanjie Liu:
>> 2 Days Guilin Ideal Li River Cruise with Yangshuo Essence Tour
>> 4 Days Guilin Highlights Tour (Li River, Yangshuo & Longji Terrace)

Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River

Plan a Family Tour in China?

Check our most popular China Family Tours, which are specially designed for family, covering the classic highlights and kid-friendly activities. All can be customized to satisfy your family needs.

8 Days China Golden Triangle Family Tour
(Beijing / Xian / Shanghai)
from $1157
11 Days Best China Family Tour
(Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Shanghai)
from $1647
12 Days China Family Yangtze Cruise with Panda Tour
(Beijing / Chengdu / Yangtze Cruise / Shanghai)
from $1942
15 Days China Kungfu Panda Family Tour
(Beijing / Luoyang / Xian / Chengdu / Guilin / Shanghai)
from $2131

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