After you finish your breakfast in the morning, Your private tour guide and driver will pick up you at your hotel at 9am,Then drive you to an village named Mushan village beside Li river lower reaches,It’s about 2km away from the crowded downtown,Hence it’s a good start point to do the bicycle tour and avoid the city traffic.
Today’s bicycle route is mostly along the countryside road nearby Li river lower reaches,The distance is about 10miles and takes about 2hours,It’s a flat concrete road surrounded by the rice paddies farm,water chestnut farm, kumquat farm and various vegetable gardens and Karst peaks nearby. It’s a very good chance to discover the local farmer’s daily working in their farms,you could also Meet up with the local farmers, kids, water buffalos,cows,ducks,etc along the way, It will give you a refreshing insight of the farming life in rural China.
Our bicycling tour will end at Liugong old village which a 350-years traditional old village. There are still some typical old houses,village gate,pavilion and a small Buddhist temple are situated in this village.The surrounding scenery is very peaceful and idyllic, you can hang around this village and take some pictures for the peaceful surroundings, If you feel hungry, You could also have your lunch at a local farmer’s restaurant in Liugong old village. You could have a personal experience of the local farmer’s daily living there.
Then you can take the bamboo boat go up along the Li river lower reaches to Fuli old town, This section of Li river is very peaceful and tranquil,besides, you could also see verdant bamboo groves ,white egrets, water buffalos,fisherman,farmers along the way. The boat trip will take 40mintues and finish at Fuli old town.
Once you arrive Fuli old town, You can also take a stroll at Fuli old town, There are still many local handcrafts shops,Such as hand made paper fan shop, Chinese ink painting shops and antiques shops,If you like some of these local handcrafts, you can buy some of them for souvenirs. At last,We will drive you back to your hotel. The wonderful cycling and bamboo boat trip is finished!
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