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Exclusive Greenway Bike Tour to the Great Lingqu Canal of Guilin

  • Tour Overview: Two of the greatest projects in China, the Great Wall in the north is well known by the world and crowded with travellers, but the great Lingqu Cannal in the south is still keeping its original appearance only for less visits. In 2015, the goverment of Guilin finished the building of the greenway from Guilin to Xing'an which makes an perfect leisure and easy mountain bike cycling along the pristine area of the Lingqu Cannal expressing its beatiful and peaceful to the world. This tour is exclusive designed by our company and available for all-level cyclists.
  • Duration: 8 hours + (including driving o
  • Tour Code: CYT-DT-004
  • Price from: $99
  • Difficulty: Leisure mountain bike tour

Tour Itinerary

Difficulty Grade of China Cycle HolidaysGrade 2 Not very easy and pleasant for people who normally ride leisure single gear bikes and never experienced the riding gesture on road/mountain bike, but you are quite possible to finish it without too much difficulties if you accept bending your head and waist for hours or receive some shocks from the terrain. We are still mainly cycling on paved roads but more section of off-road/roads paved but broken/macadam/tracks will be included, but luckily, there are not too much climbs to be conquered. Total cycle distance per day is less than 50KM (31miles) and kids (aged 8-13) without sports background is not suggested for a trip under this grade. 




Tour Highlights: ;
1. Leisure-ride along the Lingqu Cannal on the greenway and countryroad to Xing'an ;
2. Swimming ;
3. Cycle under the motorway ;
4. Bike along the railway ;
5. Visit Lingqu Cannal in Xing'an ;
6. Gathering grapes from local farmers (seasonal).

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GPS Data of Cycling on the GreenWay of Xing'an County from Guilin  

Holiday Style:  Mountain bike cycling on well paved roads and green way for bicycle.

Where the tour starts and ends. Is this holiday suitable for you?

The tour starts from and also ends in Guilin city, it requires a moderate level of your fitness. If you hate to see commercilized areas and normal attractions full of tourists and buses, this tour will be a good choice as a short exploration to the rural and off-the-beaten part around Guilin. Guests will meet the tour leader at 8:30 in the morning at the designated address at NO. 40 Sanduo Road of Guilin city.(Detail map where the tour starts),

We take our bicycle out of Guilin with shuttle bus to Xing'an or private supporting van then start our bike tour on the half way from Guilin to Xing'an county,  then cycle to Xing'an, after arrival and visits there, we will be transferred back to Guilin city in the same day. 

Roads: Well paved concrete roads, narrow greenway by the riverside, countryside trails, rice filed trails, trekking with bicycle for very few part during this tour when passing through ricefields or road broken section.  Roads are maily flat but with few steap undulation lasting about tens of meters.

We need combine our bicycles with cars to finish this tour as Xing'an is about 60KM to the north of Guilin, we never waste our time on busy national road with annoying cars and we are always aiming to away from the dangerous traffic, pollution and the crowded cities.

In the morning, we will meet together at our designated address in Guilin and cycle to the north bus station (near the north railway station of Guilin) for a shuttle bus helping us transferring to Rongjiang county, where our tour will starts. If you are just a small group less than 4-5 people, you can book our supporting van for this transfer service outside the city in the morning and back to Guilin when tour finished.

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How does the tour like and what you will see? 

We start our first 8KM to the local village where we will have chance to gather the most delicious grapes in Guilin area (the grapes in Mao village are the ancestor of the famous grape named 'Kyoho grape'). If season permits. we will taste it!

Then we start our special designed countryside bike tour through the local farmers orchards into the green way of Xing'an. Passing through the peaceful dams, bridges, villages, riverbank, and everything you will never see in other places of Guilin, the whole area is so unique and people are much nice, leass commercialized, they are always willing to help.

Although the cycle distance is not too much, the whole trip are full of fun and interesting things. You will never feel borded as we are facing roads of changes, we get to know the mountain bike riding is such an fun easily from this tour as we have chances to bike under the motor way, so close to the rail way, accompanied by the Lingqu Canal, rivers, and birds' singings.  The tour is regarded as an perfect adventure suitable for every people who want to travel on bicycles. We will facing some difficulties on the way but we always feel satisfied after overcome them. The gate of the charming mountain bike experience is opened  from a easy ride like this tour.  

When is the best time for this tour, what should I prepare?

A. The grape will ripe from August, the best time for this cycling is July-November. 
B. SPD shoes is ok for this tour before the trekking to see the grape plantation.
C. The green way beside the water canal last about 25km.
D. Thin trousers and long sleeve cycling jersey (or over sleeves at least) is more suitable than short one to protect us from the sunlight while on the bike and help us to protect the disturbing bug living in the plantation.
E. Mosquitoes are common in summer, they bites but NOT carrying any diseases, they just make you itch.

Guide Price

Tour Departure: Daily , garantee departure except under extreme weather.
Booking and payment:  Online payment (some extra service fee is needed, it is charged by the bank, not us) or paid-in-cash. Booking should be at least one day prior to the tour departure date (more days earlier if departure is on weekends).

Number of Tour Paticipant (s)Prices and Notes
 1 CNY1050 p.p, with shuttle bus returning transfer back to Guilin.
2 - 3  CNY850 p.p, private supporting vehichle transferring after cycling.
4 + CNY650 p.p,  shuttle bus out and back to Guilin, the bicycles will be transffered by our supporting van.

PRICE INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
 An English-speaking cycling leader, with route guidance GPS map and simple bike repairing tools; International airfares and airfares to Guilin and exit Guilin;
 Well-maintained brand quality mountain bikes of 27 speed front suspension; Visas; Insurance*;
 Helmets; Tips, gratuities, personal expenses;
 One bottle of mineral water and local rice noodle lunch. Helmet is offered for free but not others cycling gear.
 Ticket to Lingqu Canal Park or other paid attractions.

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