How to plan Hong Kong Guilin Tours

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most dynamic cities while Guilin is one of the best-known scenic destinations in China. If you plan to have a Hong Kong Guilin tour, I bet you want to know how to plan your Hong Kong Guilin tour. We have listed the following steps for your reference when you plan a Hong Kong Guilin tour.

Best time to go

Hong Kong weather is rather comfortable all year round, and you can visit it at any time you want. Guilin weather is also good. It has four distinctive seasons. However, the summer is not too hot, and the winter is not too cold. It’s very cozy no matter when you visit Guilin. But if you want to see the most beautiful scenery of Guilin, from April to October is the best time.

Notice: it’s better to avoid visiting Hong Kong and Guilin during the Labor Day Golden Week (May 1st – May 3rd) and National Day Golden Week (Oct. 1st – Oct. 7th). The scenic spots will be crowded by tourists. For detailed weather information, please check Hong Kong Weather and Guilin Weather.

Hong Kong Night View

Hong Kong Night View

Decide your travel length

In Hong Kong and Guilin, there are heaps of featured skyscrapers, historical sites, cultural attractions as well as natural landscapes. Therefore, you can spend as much time as you want if you aim to take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong and Guilin. However, if you want to experience the essence of Hong Kong and Guilin in a reasonable time, we suggest you take at least 5 days or more to complete the tour. For your reference, we have made several Hong Kong Guilin tours. You can check them at the bottom of this page. In addition, all of the itineraries can be tailor-made. If you have special requirements, please feel free to contact us.

Guilin Reed Flute Cave

Guilin Reed Flute Cave

How to travel: Hong Kong-Guilin or Guilin-Hong Kong?

With one of the world’s busiest passenger airports, Hong Kong is always acted as the gateway to China. There are more than 100 airlines operating flights from the airport to over 180 cities across the globe. Thus, if this tour is your first stop in China, traveling from Hong Kong to Guilin would be much better. Since there are frequent available flights commuting between Hong Kong and many other international cities, it will be easier to travel from your homeland to Hong Kong. If you are planning to end your China tour with this tour, then Guilin to Hong Kong tour is more recommended. After your Guilin-Hong Kong tour, you can book a flight back to your country from Hong Kong conveniently.

Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport

Choices of transportation

Hong Kong is only 483km away from Guilin. Without direct trains connecting the two cities at present, the preferred transportation is by air which takes only 1.5 hours. Except for direct flight, it is also available to transfer from Hong Kong to Guilin or Guilin to Hong Kong via Shenzhen or Guangzhou. There are 3 daily direct flights commuting between Hong Kong and Guilin usually. If you fail to take a suitable flight, transferring in Shenzhen or Guangzhou would also be a good choice instead. For detailed transportation information, please check How to Get from Hong Kong to Guilin and How to Get from Guilin to Hong Kong.

>> Check more about Guilin Hong Kong High Speed Train Route Map

>> Check more about Guilin to Hong Kong High Speed Train Schedule

>> Check more about Hong Kong to Guilin High Speed Train Schedule

Hong Kong East Rail Line

Hong Kong East Rail Line

Hong Kong Accommodation & Guilin Accommodation

Don’t forget to book your accommodation in Hong Kong and Guilin in advance as your decision of travel itinerary and transportation is made. You have a lot of choice of the accommodation from cheap hostels to world Class hotels. Most Hong Kong Hotels are concentrated on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. These hotels are always well linked with excellent public transport system and close to tourist attractions, world-known venues, shopping markets or food streets. Guilin also enjoys many hotels, including economical hostels and luxury ones as well. According to your itinerary, you can choose to accommodate in Guilin City, Yangshuo or Longsheng. For your reference, we have selected some hotels which are convenient for you to transfer. For detailed information, please check Hong Kong Accommodation and Guilin Accommodation.

Hotel in Guilin

Hotel in Guilin

Explore Highlights in Hong Kong & Guilin

For your Hong Kong Guilin tour, there are so many things to do and see. In Hong Kong, you can see skyline of Victoria Harbor from Victoria Peak, from the Avenue of Stars or from the Star Ferry. You can also do some shopping at Yau Tsim Mong and Causeway Bay. Lan Kwai Fong and Happy Valley Racecourse are good choices to gain a lot of fun during night. Disneyland and Ocean Park are great places for your kids. Some fishing villages are also beautiful places deserving your visit. While in Guilin, picturesque sceneries are waiting for you, like Li River, Yulong River, Longji Rice Terraces, Reed Flute Cave, Ancient Town of Xingping and so on. One just can’t get enough of Guilin’s scenery. For detailed information about things to do in Hong Kong and Guilin, please check Things to Do in Hong Kong and Things to Do in Guilin.

Yulong River Cruise

Yulong River Cruise

Extended Destinations for Hong Kong Guilin Tour

Besides Hong Kong and Guilin, there are some other popular cities worthy of your exploration, like Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Yangtze River Cruise and so on. We have selected four extension tour for you, please check:

>> 9 Days China History & Landscape Tour (Hong Kong/Guilin/Xian/Beijing)

>> 11 Days China & Hong Kong Tour (Hong Kong/Guilin/Xian/Beijing/Shanghai)

>> 13 Days China Highlights with Yangtze River Cruise Tour (Hong Kong/Guilin/Chongqing/Yangtze Cruise/Yichang/Shanghai/Beijing)

>> 17 Days China Cruise Tour with Golden Triangle Visits (Hong Kong/Shanghai/Yichang/Three Gorges/Chongqing/Guilin/Xian/Beijing)

From 9 days to 17 days, you can choose the itinerary according to you arrangement. You are also welcomed to contact us and make your own itinerary with the help of our travel consultant.

Great Wall

Great Wall

Recommended Hong Kong Guilin Tours

Top 3 Hong Kong Guilin tours chosen by most customers to explore Hong Kong Guilin in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Green Longji Rice Terrace (June ~ August)
6 Days In-depth Guilin Tour from Hong Kong

Hong Kong / Guilin / Longsheng / Yangshuo / Guilin

Beautiful Sunset View of Li River
4 Days Guilin and Yangshuo Memorable Tour from Hong Kong

Hong Kong / Guilin

Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill
6 Days Hong Kong Guilin Essence Tour

Hong Kong / Guilin

Start planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. Once inquired, you’ll get a response within 0.5~23.5 hours.

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Questions & Discussions

Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

you have no 72 hr visa info for visitors out of Hong Kong to Guilin.
where to get this info, what is needed and where to get this visa when you travel by Bullet train
2020-01-14 07:46

Thanks for your message. Only Guilin Liangjiang International Airport support 72 Hour Visa Free Transit. If you want to visit Guilin without visa, you have take flight to Guilin instead of train.

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