China - Yangshou & Longsheng4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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Yangshou & Longsheng
Be inspired by the tranquil landscapes of the Li River as you explore the city of Yangshou. Cruise the serene waters, ride on a traditional bamboo raft, and marvel at a sound and light show directed by one of China's most acclaimed artists. Then climb into the hills along the Dragon's Backbone to see the legendary terraced rice fields of Longsheng.
Day 1Arrive Yangshou
Upon arrival in Yangshou, you will be met by your Cox & Kings representative and escorted to your hotel.Banyan Tree Yangshou - 2 Nights
Enjoy time strolling through the town and a gentle float down a tributary of the Li River on a traditional bamboo raft. Tonight, enjoy the spectacular Impression Sanjie Liu, which was directed by the acclaimed Zhang Yimou and uses the Li River as its backdrop.Banyan Tree Yangshou (B, L)
Day 3To Longsheng
Today, depart for the terraced rice fields known as The Dragon's Backbone in Longsheng. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel, explore the hauntingly beautiful fields and savor the natural beauty of the area, which is especially pretty at dusk and dawn.Li-An Lodge - 1 Night (B, L)
Day 4Depart Yangshou
You will be accompanied to the Longsheng airport for your onward flight.(B)