Top Things to Do in Guilin

Guilin,a small, beautiful and quiet city full of unique places.If Guilin’s landscape is the best in the world, Yangshuo’s scenery is the best in Guilin. Explore Guilin, Dragon’s Backbone Terraced Fields and Yangshuo in a different way to enjoy its internal beauty.Guilin has the most famous karst topography in the world, with limpid rivers and lakes, verdant hills, grotesque rocks, and mysterious caves. Touring Guilin and the surrounding towns of Yangshuo and Longsheng is all about scenery and leisure, such as cruising along the Li River, pedaling in the countryside, and visiting minority villages.

Things to Do in Guilin

Things to Do in Guilin

                                        Li River Cruise  
The Li River is the main river system of Northeast Guangxi.The 83-kilometer section between Guilin and Yangshuo is the most beautiful part. It enjoys the reputation of being a “River Art Gallery”.The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province.     

Things to Do in Guilin

                                   Cycling in the Countryside
Experience the hustle & bustle of the Yangshuo traffic for 10 minutes before you escape onto the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshuo countryside. Biking alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. 

                         Yangshuo Rock Climbing
Guilin is well-known for its Karst Mountains, so that the mountain formation provides a good site condition for rock climbing; the club will offers professional Climbing Guide; Free Rock-climbing Information; Rock-climbing training programs for beginners.

                                     Photography in Guilin
Located in the northeastern part of Guangxi, Guilin has long been praised as the most picturesque place in China and is one of the must-see city for most western tourists.Therefore, this unique Karst landscape has attracted thousands of photographers to come.

What to see in Guilin?

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                Elephant Trunk Hill 

The Elephant Trunk Hill stands in the downtown area of Guilin city, Guangxi Province of China,at the junction of the Li River and the Peach Blossom River.And there are many scenic spots on the hill, such as Water Moon Cave, Elephant Eye Stone, Hongfeng Temple, etc.The Elephant Trunk Hill is one of the four top Guilin attractions that all visitors coming to town usually stop by. 

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                        Li River Cruise   

Cruising on the Li River from Guilin city to Yangshuo county is enjoyable no matter what the weather is like. During sunny days, tourists can see the inverted reflection of the hills on both sides clearly in the water. During cloudy days, the hills are surrounded by mist and tourists may feel they are cruising in a mystical paradise. Guilin China                 

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                Longji Terraced Fields

Longji Rice Terraces is a beautiful natural picture. The linked together rice terraces vary from season to season. In spring, the water is irrigated into the fields and the terraces look like great chains or ribbons hung on the hillsides. When the onset of summer, green waves rush continuously down the mountainside from the heaven. 

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                      Reed Flute Cave  

Reed Flute Cave is a fascinating gallery of natural sculptures (limestone cave formations), now enhanced by multicolored lighting, which has been one of Guilin’s many interesting attractions for over 1,200 years

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                  Jingjiang Princes City

ingjiang Princes City is located beside the Li River. It is a tourist attraction highlighted by the gorgeous Solitary Beauty Peak and covers the whole JingJang Prince City. 

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                               Yulong River

Yulong River,also called Little Li River, rises in Lingui County in Yangshuo. The river is about 43 kilometers (26 miles) long, with a drainage area of approximately 158 square kilometers (39,043 acres).

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                   Impression Sanjie Liu

Impression Sanjie Liu is a large-scale real-scene night show that originated from a traditional Zhuang people’s folk story, showing an artistic conception of harmonious co-existence between man and nature.    

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               Guilin Seven Star Park

Deriving its name from a cave called Seven-Star Cave.Seven Star Park covers an area of 40 hectares. Being the largest comprehensive and most beautiful park in Guilin,it features fantastic hills,rivers, caves and rocks. 

Attractions in Guilin

                            Yao Mountain

Yao Mountain lies in the east of Guilin.The highest peak is 903.3 meters high and is the highest hill in Guilin.There’s an excellent view from the top,which you can get to either by cable car,or with a hike up the hill itself. 


More Guilin Attractions

Guilin Lingqu Canal

Big Banyan Tree     

Guilin Merryland Park

Fubo Hill Park         

West Street                   

Longji Terraced Fields 

Moon Hill     

Reed Flute Cave