The beautiful countryside around Yangshuo is an ideal place for outdoor learning. There are activities, such as bamboo rafting and cycling, and cultural insights in a folk music class, a cooking lesson, fan making and much more. At a nearby village, students will meet locals and enjoy a meal together.
Fly to Guilin, transfer to Yangshuo and check in to accommodation. In the afternoon divide into teams and come up with team names and chants. Take part in some team building activities that familiarise students with the local area. In the evening visit West Street and walk and learn some Folk Dances.
In the morning float down stream leisurely on bamboo rafts then try your hand at Tree Deco. Students will use trees to paint designs directly onto the trees. In the afternoon students will have a short Folk Music Class, followed by a Guilin style cooking class.
In the morning cycle around Yangshuo, stopping off at limestone Karst peaks. In the afternoon participate in some team building activities followed by some Tai Chi and a fan making class. In the evening, students will create and perform their own Puppet Shows.(Puppets provided by The Dragon Trip)
Travel to a local village, meet the townsfolk, have a meal together then put on a performance for them. In the afternoon, participate in the Yangshuo Challenge in the village, then students will compete in a photo scavenger hunt.
Students will do their Final Reflections led by the Dragon Trip instructors then transfer to Guilin. transfer to Guilin for flight home.
Accommodation for this price is based on a 3 star hotel that meets The Dragon Trip’s high standards.
Students in private single sex twin or triple rooms. Teachers in private single sex twin rooms.
All transportation within China, including all inner-city transfers. City transportation in private and fully insured coaches or occasionally public transport.
Transfers to other cities will either be through internal flights, fast trains and day trains, or overnight sleeper trains. The class of each transport is indicated in the itinerary.
All meals during your stay according to the itinerary.
Most meals will be local Chinese food and we try to choose a variety of different food in each city, as well as local specialties. We are flexible on the trip and have experience in ordering food for students. For trips longer than 7 days we will typically have at least 1 western fast food meal or similar alternative for lunch or dinner.
Breakfasts are typically western style.
Bottled drinking water is provided on the coach.
1 Lead guide and 1 local guide in each location.
Groups of 15 students or more will have a leader throughout the trip and local guide in each location. Groups of less than 15 students will have local guides in each location and trains and flight transfers will be unguided.
All tickets to attractions listed on the itinerary.
All tips and charges are included in the costs.
Due to the nature of the times international flights depart China, the last day of the itinerary does not include activities.
If the departing flight leaves in the afternoon or evening, we can provide activities and meals during the day for a small additional charge.
Free places include all costs in China (food, accommodation, tickets etc.) but exclude international flights and visas.
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