Guilin

The scenery of Guilin is the most beautiful under the heaven, with numerous limestones rising suddenly into the sky like natural skyscrapers and the crystal Li River running through the city center and winding its way down to backpackers' paradise - Yangshuo. The limestone cliffs on the karsts mountains also hold hundreds of little caves (like Reed Flute Cave) with spectacular world of stone pillars, rock formations created by nature or sculptures and paintings by ancient people. Basing on Guilin, visitors can freely explore the Zhuang, Yao, Miao, and Dong minority villages at Longsheng & Sanjiang.

Li River Cruise

Li RiverA four-hour's trip from Guilin to Yangshuo, drive visitors into an exquisitely fairy-tale landscape with mirror-like smooth water reflecting the strangely shaped hills, bamboo groves, blue sky and other scenery at the river sides. A journey down to Yangshuo boasts the most beautiful scenery at Guilin and it is never miss part in a Guilin Tour.

Yangshuo

YangshuoYangshuo is a little town not far away from Guilin, regarded as the legendary back packers' destination, full of inns or cafes to catering to western travelers. Outside Yangshuo County, there are many breathtaking karst peaks, fun activities, lovely rivers and streams, old-style villages...

Longsheng Terraces and Ethnic Villages

From XianHiking up to the Dragon Backbone to see the large-scale rice terraces built into hillsides. The magnificent scenery of Terraced Rice Fields changed according seasons and a stay at wooden-built guest houses help learn more about various decorated minority villages and the ethnic monitory groups there.

Reed Flute Cave

From GuilinReed Flute Cave is listed on almost kinds of Guilin travel itineraries, which is a fantastic cave full of stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations created by carbonate deposition. Illuminated by colored lighting, the fantastic spectacle is found in many variations.

April to October is the best time to appreciating the charming scenery of Guilin, but avoid the golden week in October 1-7. Also Spring Festival in January or February should also be avoided since many families take a trip in the country. Sun cream, hats and sunglasses are necessary to protect your eyes and skins for a visit to Guilin in June, July, August and September.

There are many vendors near the Guilin tourist attractions. If you really like some items, you can bargain; but don't bargain if you don't want it, avoid getting into trouble with the vendors. Take care of the Free Trap from strangers. Don't trust strangers on the streets who asking you to some bars or enjoy some shows in Guilin or Yangshuo.