The Peak Ride

Escape the crowds and explore the hidden valleys between the towering karst mountain scenery. Soak in the atmosphere of rural Guilin, as you drive through ancient mountain villages, meet locals and spot wildlife. Climb to the top of the iconic karst landscape to take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery and the Li River. Take the chance to cool off in the crystal clear waters of one of the area’s famous spring caves or pick kumquats on the mountainside. Whatever the season, our Insider knows all the best places to visit. 



Your ride is tailor-made, off the beaten path and designed according to your level of knowledge of the area and your centers of interests, respectful of the local culture and all inclusive to offer you a memorable experience. Custom rides and multi-day expeditions are also available in China and in Morocco.

CONTACT US: If you are trying to book a last minute ride within 24 hours or if you have any questions and just prefer talking to a human being we understand – you can email us here or you can call us at +86 138 176 169 75. We try to get back to everyone within 24 hours.



This 3-hour adventure is offered at 2,400 CNY per vehicle (up to 4 passengers).



As this is a private ride, you set the pace. Your insider will accompany you based upon what you want to see and how long you want to stop. And if you see something you like along the route, just yell STOP! Your wish is our command. Our rides can accommodate up to 4 passengers by jeep and 2 passengers by sidecar from 2 to 99 years old. Below 12 years old, children must be accompanied by an adult.

For safety reasons, you are not allowed to drive our vehicles.



All our rides start and end from Da Bu Village Yan Shan and include free hotel transfers (Guilin or Yangshuo) for group of up to 4 people. This village is located at the entrance of the Yuzi paradise sculpture park in front of the Club Med resort. A 50min ride from Guilin and a 30min ride from Yangshuo.


We offer rides in other languages! When you send us your booking form you will be asked if you need an insider who speaks a language other than English.



Our rides are all inclusive. Knowledgeable insiders speaking the local language, sparkling vintage vehicles, waterproof gear, baby car seat, site entrances, refreshing drinks and savoury local lunch for day rides. In addition, operating in remote areas of China, we take out individual insurance covering you up to 280,000 CNY for each ride.

It excludes other alcoholic beverages & gratuities.



French champagne, souvenir kits for kids or adults, instant camera (polaroid) renting or mobile camera boosters (Selfie stick & Lens Set with fish-eye, wide-angle and macro lens)…we do offer a wide array of options to make your ride truly confortable and memorable. Just check it out during the booking process.



In case of no-show or if you cancel within 2 hours of your scheduled ride you will be responsible for the total amount of your ride.



Visit our help page to find answers to your questions or contact us by email at

Approx. 3 hours
4 persons max. per jeep
From 2400 CNY per jeep
Options available on this ride
Just add them during the booking process

Airpot chauffeur

500 CNY per car (up to 4 people)


800 CNY per bottle

Instant camera

300 CNY per ride

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Bespoke, off the beaten path and exclusive, our all-inclusive ride are a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Go further away, with our multi-day expeditions in China or Morocco.


Are your rides private?
Our custom-made adventures are strictly private, adjusted to your preferences and your pace. We never combine guests into larger groups.
What is included?
Our rides are all-inclusive. We want you to truly enjoy the ride right from the start and forget about logistics or unexpected situations. Vehicle rental (driven by an insider), helmets for adults and for kids, personal injury insurance, entrance tickets, sun cream and bottles of water are included. For the Wild Combo and Vista rides, a traditional lunch is included. Alcohol, tips and personal shopping are not included. Please note that the use of helmets is compulsory by law and should always be respected. Disposable hair nets will be provided for each passenger. Our helmets are kept in perfect condition, cleaned and disinfected after every ride.
Where is your starting and ending point located?
Our dedicated starting and ending point is located at the entrance of the Yuzi Paradise in front of the Club Med resort. A 50min ride from Guilin and a 30min ride from Yangshuo. A free pick-up service to and from our starting point is included in our rates.
What equipment should I bring on my ride?
Sun is very bright in Guilin, we recommend you to wear long-sleeves shirts and UV-protective sunglasses in summer. Wear comfortable shoes, pack sun screen and your fully charged camera. Helmets will be provided by your insider. Rain showers are a possibility, particularly in May and June. Make sure to pack a light rain coat but don't worry too much. Your insider will have rain gear for you should you forget and the rain is beautifully warm if you want to get wet! For winter rides (December - February) bring a nice warm coat. The temperatures never drop that low but the humidity makes it feel that little bit cooler in the evenings especially.
Can we take young children on board?
From 2 to 99 years old, fun in the jeep or on three-wheels is for all. Kid helmets are available, and a special itinerary can be tailor-made for our small guests. Kids below 12 needs to be accompanied by one adult.
Do you offer shopping sprees or kid-friendly adventures?
Challenge us with a specific request is what we enjoy the most. All our rides are tailor-made according to your desires, just ask upstream so we can craft a memorable journey just for you. Please let us know your requirements in the "Special Requests" box at the end of your online booking process. A set of options is also available to spice up your ride.
Do you give discounts for kids?
Our rates are per vehicle which can accommodate up to two passengers on a sidecar and 4 on a jeep whatever their age. However, we do offer a 15% discount for kids.
Is it Ok to tip my insider?
Tipping is always optional. But if you had a great time and want to thank your insider, gratuities are very much appreciated.
What is Slow Travel?
Slow Travel is an alternative way of travelling based on the idea of taking time to discover a new destination. Slow Travel leaves a great place to serendipity and is also a great opportunity to become part of local life and to connect to a place and its people.
How can I write a review about Insiders?
To write a review about your ride, go on our TripAdvisor page and sign in/log in. Fill in the Write a Review form and Certify that your review is based on a genuine travel experience by selecting the check box, then press the Submit your review button. You can also leave a review on our Facebook page and post colorful pictures of your ride on Instagram with @insidersexperience .
Can we drive the vehicles ourselves?
Traffic in China is often hectic and require some driving experience. Thus, we don’t offer a self-driving option on our city rides. You’ll be in better hands with an Insider driving for you. For a self-driving experience, enquire about our expeditions by visiting or by contacting us.
How many people can fit per sidecar/jeep?
Our sidecar are insured for up to 2 passengers per vehicle no matter their age. One passenger behind the driver and one in the basket. If you are more than 2 passengers, just book extra sidecars to accommodate everyone. Jeeps can accommodate up to 4 passengers. Please note that there is no weight or length limitations.
Can we take people with a physical inability on board?
Yes, we can, as long as they are able to sit for the booked amount of time in a sidecar or a jeep.
How can I pay for my booking?
Xi'an Insiders accept bank transfers, credit card via PayPal or WeChat payments.
What currency can I use to pay for my ride?
Our prices are in Chinese Yuans (CNY) but we do accept payment in more than 130 currencies from almost any credit card and debit card, no matter where you live. There are two types of fees that you might see when making payment with an unsupported currency or from a different country than China. º Bank Conversion Fees : If Paypal doesn’t support your currency, then your payment will be converted into Chinese Yuans by your bank. Your bank will add an additional fee for you to pay. º Foreign Transaction Fees : If your bank account is based in a different country than China you may receive additional fees. This is up to your bank, so the exact behavior might vary.
Can I cancel my order after I've placed it?
To receive a booking confirmation, it may take up to 24 hours in high season. If you shall need to cancel your booking before receiving the booking confirmation, we refund you with 100% of the fee. º If you cancel by writing at least 5 weeks prior to the ride, you will get a 90% refund. º If you cancel by writing 48 hours prior to the ride, you will get a 50% refund. º If you cancel less 48 hours before meeting time, no refund will be granted. Please check the cancellation policy in case of heavy rain.
Can I get a refund in case of heavy rain?
As rain is falling a lot on Guilin, we are well prepared for it ! We do have rain gears and we adapt our itinerary to limit the inconvenience. However, if you still decide not to start the ride, Insiders shall refund you with 100% of the service fee if you cancelled at least 2 hours before the starting time. However, if your ride has already begun, you'll be charged 100% of the service fee.
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