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Guilin is home to some of the most stunning scenery in China, with its dramatic karst landscapes towering above the tranquil waters of the Li River it has become a must visit destination on any holiday in China.

Guilin is a slice of paradise, and is the starting point of the spectacular half day cruise down the Li River to the village of Yangshuo. The Li River meanders through the heart of this delightful region and taking a cruise along the Li River is the best way to truly appreciate the regions natural beauty,  as every river bend presents a new, rural scene –with water buffalo wallowing in the shallows, conical hatted farmers tending their fields and fishermen searching for the catch of the day.

Guilin has more to offer than just the river, and any visit would not be complete without a visit to the illuminated Reed Flute Caves, where you’ll learn about stalactite and stalagmite formations. After sunset, the Cormorant Fishermen demonstrate their traditional way of fishing which have been practised for centuries.

Guilin's urbanity contrasts starkly with its spectacular natural setting, making it easy to escape the pressures of the modern world by merely stepping outside the city limits. Although popular with tourists, all you need to do is head out amongst the paddy fields, cruise the languid waters of the river, or find a spot to enjoy the beautiful scenery around you to find peace and tranquillity.

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Things To See In Guilin

No trip to Guilin would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

  • Li River Cruise

    Li River Cruise

    Enjoy a magical cruise lined with striking jagged karst peaks and lush, pastoral scenes.
  • Reed Flute Cave

    Reed Flute Cave

    A veritable underground palace of weird and wonderful formations.
  • Yulong River

    Yulong River

    The scenery that the Yulong flows through is some of China’s most gorgeous; rolling hills, verdant greenery, orchards and bamboo forests.
  • Longsheng Rice Terraces

    Longsheng Rice Terraces

    Carved into the mountainsides that tower above the Heping River, the Longsheng rice terraces swoop and whirl their way along the hills.
  • Elephant Trunk Hill

    Elephant Trunk Hill

    Named for its resemblance to an elephant drinking water and considered one of the symbols of Guilin.

Guilin at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Guilin:

Guilin Climate

Average Temperate(°C)
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Jan
  • 5
  • 63
  • Feb
  • 7
  • 97
  • Mar
  • 10
  • 137
  • Apr
  • 16
  • 247
  • May
  • 20
  • 352
  • Jun
  • 23
  • 347
  • Jul
  • 25
  • 231
  • Aug
  • 24
  • 173
  • Sep
  • 22
  • 82
  • Oct
  • 17
  • 66
  • Nov
  • 12
  • 64
  • Dec
  • 7
  • 43

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