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Guilin Bike & Bamboo Raft Tour
Activities in Guilin

Guilin Bike & Bamboo Raft Tour

  • English English
  • 8.5 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Immerse yourself in the beautiful rural landscapes of China on this bike and bamboo raft tour of Guilin. Pedal and paddle along the Yulong River!

Guilin Bike & Bamboo Raft Tour

Between 9 am and 10:30 am on the day of your tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Guilin and taken deep into the verdant natural landscapes around Yangshuo.

Begin your adventure in Guilin climbing aboard a traditional bamboo raft and sailing down the Yulong River. Throughout the two hour cruise along the tranquil waters, you'll be surrounded by the unique scenery of Guilin: rice paddies, tiny rural villages and the towering green karst mountains... don't forget your camera!

Disembark back onto dry land next to Jiuxian bridge, where you'll continue onto the next part of your excursion: cycling around Yangshuo on a bike tour. You'll spend two hours pedalling alongside the banks of the Yulong River while discovering fascinating facts about the nature and culture of this beautiful region.

Your bike tour will come to an end in the historic town of Jiuxian, where you'll have an hour of free time to eat lunch at your leisure (not included). After eating, you'll meet back up to visit one of the village's most famous spots: West Street

Finally, you'll be taken back to your hotel in Guilin, being dropped off between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm.

Bike & bamboo raft rental

On the day of the tour, you will have to pay to rent the bicycle (30 CNY, approximately 4 US Dollars, per person) and the bamboo raft (180 CNY, approximately 25 US Dollars, per two people).

Who can participate?

Children under 5 years old or under 1 metre (3 foot 3 inches) tall and seniors over 70 years old cannot participate in the boat tour. 

Departure from Yangshuo

You can also go on the Bike & Bamboo Raft Tour from Yangshuo.


This is a private tour organised exclusively for you and your partner, family or friends.

Up to 4 people Up to 6 people Up to 9 people
US$ 190
US$ 240
US$ 280
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 190
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 240
  • Up to 9 people

    US$ 280

More Information


8.5 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by car, minibus or bus depending on group size.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in your group.

Not included


Bike rental (30 CNY, approximately 4 US Dollars, per person).

Bamboo raft rental (180 CNY, approximately 25 US Dollars, per two people).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Guilin local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility or pushchairs/strollers).

Per group from
US$ 190
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.