Jiuzhaigou Holidays

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Day 1: Xi'an

Arrive Xi'an and our local rep will be there to greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Later today discover the marvellous Terracotta Warriors archaeological site. Some 7000 warriors stand battle-ready and have done so for the past 2,200 years.

Day 2: Xi'an - Jiuzhaigou

Today enjoy an excursion to Hua Shan, one of China's Five Great Mountains with a long history of religious significance. With return transfers you are free to enjoy Hua Shan at your leisure. Follow the arduous route up the mountain for opt for the cable car and soak up the magnificent views. Return back to Xi'an this evening for your flight to Jiuzhaigou. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Waterfall through the rocks

Day 3: Jiuzhaigou

Today is spent independently exploring the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve. Located in the high Min Shan mountain range, the Jiuzhaigou reserve is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. It's home to densely growing conifers, broad leaf trees, stunning lakes, streams and waterfalls, and rare and endangered animal species such as takins, golden monkeys, giant pandas and white-lip deer. Afterwards, visits will be made to Pearl Beach Falls, Nuorilong Falls and Long Lake. The ever-flowing cascade of Nuorilong spans an impressive 320 metres, making it the widest waterfall in all of China.

Great colours in the lake

Day 4: Jiuzhaigou - Yibin

After breakfast and hotel check out we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival we will then transfer you to your hotel in the Shunan bamboo forest scenic area by car. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Temple rooftop

Day 5: Yibin

Covering more than 40 sq km of mountain slopes, the Shunan Bamboo Sea is a beautiful landscape of feathery green tufts and towering stems that repeat endlessly into the distance. Enjoy the day exploring this amazing sea of green.

Day 6: Yibin - Zhangjiajie

After breakfast and hotel check out we transfer you back to Chengdu for your evening flight to the Zhangjiajie (Wulingyuan) Scenic Reserve (flight only available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 7: Zhangjiajie

Hidden away in the northwest of the Hunan province, the Zhangjiajie Scenic Reserve is a mystical landscape of sandstone shelves and fragmented limestone towers shrouded in mist. Enjoy the day exploring the Yellow Stone Village (cable car up and down), which consists of several thousand quartz sandstone peaks. Take a casual walk along the Golden Whip Stream Canyon. After lunch take the bus to Mount Tianzi—the king of the peak forest. A shuttle bus takes you to Yuanjiajie for the Bailong elevator down the mountain.

Dried fruit stall

Day 8: Zhangjiajie - Guilin

This morning we transfer you to the railway station for your train to Changsha. Arriving around 15:15, there's time to stock up on snacks and provisions for your overnight train to Guilin.

Day 9: Guilin - Yangshuo

Upon arrival into Guilin, we will transfer you the short distance to Yangshuo. After hotel check in and a little time to freshen up after your overnight journey, enjoy a 2 hour rafting cruise along the calm clean waters of Yu Long River. As the captain punts our flat bottom boat along the shallow waters, endless photo opportunities arise. The remainder of the afternoon in Yangshuo is spent at leisure.

Day 10: Yangshuo - Guilin

Today transfer back to Guilin to visit Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave, which offers the chance to walk inside a gargantuan and deep limestone cave that features innumerable stalactites, stalagmites and rocky outcrops.

Day 11: Guilin

Today marks the end of your journey with On the Go Tours. After breakfast and hotel check out we will transfer you to the airport in time for your onward departure flight. End of services.

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