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Li River Cruise- From Guilin to Yangshuo

- No visit to Guilin would be complete without the Li River Cruise

No visit to Guilin would be complete without the Li River cruise to Yangshuo. It is 83km long and takes around 4-5 hours. People be picked up at hotel then drive about 40 minutes to the Zhujiang pier. The boats leave from Guilin at about 9:00am to 9:30am. It may seem a bit long but you will never get bored at all. Along winding Li River, you will see bamboo forests, small villages, fishermen in their boats, water buffalo swimming in the river, and women doing their washing and above all the fantastic peaks limestone peaks and rock formations. You are free to walk about the boat and admire the scenery from any angle they desire. Most boats have a restaurant floor at water level and a sightseeing deck above that.

Li River Cruise

Mostly the cruise starts from Zhujiang Wharf. It is about 40 minutes drive from Guilin city. And then 4 to 5 hours cruise will take you to a beautiful and sedate ancient city - Yangshuo.

Li River is a highlight when people travel to Guilin

Li River is the soul of Guilin, where nature shows its creativity, giving the city the fame of "the finest scenery under heaven". People are stunned by its unsurpassed beauty. Once you are there, you will be overwhelmed and forget time.

Li River Nine-Horse Fressco Hill

About half way along the cruise you'll come upon Nine-Horse Fressco Hilll, a hill with a sheer cliff face, where if look closely and engage a hefty portion of your imagination, the likenesses of nine different horses can be seen.

Yellow Cloth Shoal

Yellow Cloth Shoal is the most beautiful part of cruise which is the reflection of hills mirror on the clean water.

Li River Scenery on RMB 20

The image on the reverse side of the RMB20 is a view of a fisherman on a bamboo raft down the Li River / Guilin Lijiang through the spectacular limestone mountain in Xingping. It is one of the highlight of Li River Cruise. If you have chance to take the cruise, you will see the scenery when the river takes a big turn at Xingping.

Other Main scenic spots along the Guilin Li River cruise are

One-side Ferry of Li River   Langshi Scenery
One-side Ferry   Langshi Scenery
Yangshuo Xingping Li River Scenic Spots
Xingping Scenic Spots

Li River Cruise offers visitors a chance to enjoy the spectacular limestone karst scenery in a relaxed way. Visitors are free to walk about the boat and admire the scenery from any angle they desire. Along the river, sweet water makes the mountain come alive, while the existence of those graceful mountains makes the water more limpid. There is no doubt that Guilin has the perfect combination of mountain and water and has been the best representative of Chinese landscape. Just as the former US President Clinton praised "No place in China is more evocative of the beauty of your country than Guilin".


Recommend Classical Guilin Tours:

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Duration: 5 days Available: daily
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This tour is perfect for those travelers who wish to maximize their exposure to the cultural and natural highlights of this beautiful city - Guilin and around: Ethnic Minority in Longsheng and cruise on Li River to Yangshuo...

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