Guilin - Birds-eye View of Guilin from Elephant Trunk Hill

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Birds-eye View of Guilin from Elephant Trunk Hill

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(8 reviews)
Guilin, Guilin, China
45 mins

About the tour

On this tour, we are going to climb to the top of Elephant Trunk Hill! This natural famous formation is the symbol of Guilin and sits majestically on the western bank of the Li River. It resembles an elephant sucking water from the river with its long trunk. Our other tour takes you around the base. For this tour, our guide will lead you through the Water-Moon Cave and begin her ascent up the narrow path to the top of the hill. Once you arrive with her, you will have a majestic birds-eye view of Guilin city and enjoy the tranquil Samantabhadra Pagoda which you can barely see it at the foot of the hill. Along the way, you will peer inside a local alcohol cellar! Please follow our guide to get an excellent view while exploring this unique Guilin site.

Meet Jenny's China Tours

Jenny's China Tours

Jenny’s China Tours provides custom and private tours to Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin and throughout China. Our guides are China experts, speak great English and love sharing the history and culture of China with visitors. We have been delighted to share different parts of China virtually with new friends. We look forward to your visit. Meet our guides: • Cassie: Our Chengdu expert was born in Chendu and shares the life of Pandas, city culture and history with energy and enthusiasm. She has been an expert guide since 2013 and loves travel, public speaking and meeting people from different cultures. • Alice: Probably our most outgoing guide, Alice is our Shanghai expert and goes above and beyond with every tour to make sure customers are happy and fulfilled. An avid traveler, she is the consumate professional and is always eager to share the history and culture of Shanghai. • Amber: Our Beijing expert became a tour guide after graduating college and has a passion for travel and is always planning her next trip. She delights in sharing the Great Wall, Tianenman Square, the Forbidden City and the culture of Beijing. • Susan: Our expert Chengdu guide loves sharing Chengdu culture and history with visitors. She also has a passion for reading and has visited over 20 countries! This has helped her understand each country’s unique culture. • Apple: You won’t meet a more optimistic guide than our Shanghai expert Apple. As a local Shanghainese, she shares the city’s rapid ascent to modernity along with historic treasures of the Bund, Tianzifang and old Shanghai. • Eva: Our Xi’an expert is a master guide with over 16 years of experience and loves sharing the history of Xi’an’s Terra Cotta Warriors, the last standing city wall all of Xi’an’s famous spots. She never misses a question and eager to share. • Sally: As a native Xi’an resident, Sally is an expert on her hometown and enjoys sharing its history and secrets. As a guide of over 20 years and a degree from Xi’an Foreign Language University, you won’t find a better ambassador to get to know Xi’an. • Yvonne: Our Guilin expert, Yvonne, used to be a translator before becoming a guide with over 15 years of experience now. With impeccable English and knowledge of Guilin, she lovers showing the amazing sights and history of this unique region of China.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Guilin with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Guilin. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Debbie P.

25 July 2021

Yvonne is a delight. She climbed many, many stairs to show us the best views, gave us great camera angles for post cards and explained everything very well. She also got up extremely early so she could be at this popular site before it was overrun by tourists. Thank you.

heather m.

25 July 2021

as mentioned priorly unable to give further details as had to switch off due to time difference

Carole L.

25 July 2021

Yvonne always goes the extra mile to make her tours special.

Lisa R.

25 July 2021

It was so much fun seeing the area around Elephant Trunk Hill from a different vantage point. I really appreciate Yvonne's upbeat attitude and willingness to go out early in the morning and tackle so many steps! I got some wonderful postcards, enjoyed the company, and learned so much about Guilin. Thank you Yvonne. Your tours just get better and better.

Kathy L.

25 July 2021


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