Nature generously created Guilin the scenery that impresses everybody, even the worst grumblers. From the distinctive Rice Terrace of Longsheng, which resemble a dragon's spine, to fantastically shaped limestone peaks, studded with pines and small pavilion, and the most quite, glittery Li River, Guilin considered by Chinese people as the most picturesque city and it is a place not a bad photo can be taken.
Guilin is in the south of China northwest to Hong Kong. It is quite easily accessible; it can be reached by air or rail or bus from almost cities in China. Only 1 hour flight from Hong Kong, 2 hours flight from famous Terra Cotta Warriors , 2.5 hours from Beijing and 2 hours from Shanghai. [ more about Guilin airport...] [How to go to Yangshuo from Guilin airport ?]
The climate in Guilin is subtropical, affected by seasonal monsoons, which is considered to be of seasons' distinct, pleasant temperature and abundant rainfall. The native people describe the climate with this proverb "Scarcely snowing in winter, perennially flowers blossoming". [ more about Guilin weather...]
Guilin is one of the most popular travel destinations in China among Chinese and Westerners alike. With the glittering Li River flowing at the feet of Limestone Mountains, a visit here is a sojourn inside a Chinese scroll painting.