Attractions along Li River

Famous Attractions along Li River

Elephant Trunk Hill

Elephant Trunk Hill

The Elephant Trunk, or the Elephant Trunk Hill, is located on the conjunction of the Peach Blossom River and the Li River. It is a famous spot as well as the badge of Guilin City.   The name of the hill derives from the shape of the hill which looks like an elephant drinking water with its long trunk. The hill is a masterpiece of karst landscape in Guilin. It is a pure limestone which lay on seabed 360,000,000 years ago.   There is a round cave between the body and trunk of the elephant. ...

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Li River

Li River

Li River, the most popular at scenic area in China, is located in Guilin. It originates in Cat Mountain  and flowing 427km to Xijiang River at Wuzhou. The Li River has been eulogized as a fascinating scroll of the traditional Chinese painting by celebrities of ancient and modern, domestic and overseas. Li River is the outstanding representative of the typical tower Karst formation in Guiln areas. The cream of Li River extends 83km from Guilin City to Yangshuo. This section of Li River ...

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Fubo Hill

Fubo Hill

Fubo Hill is located in the northeast Guilin City. It is well-known as the "Wonderland on Wave" as its foot is half in water of Li River and half on land. The Hill also named Wave-Curbing Hill hence the cave on the east foot of the hill curbs the river stream and forming a deep pool. There is a garden at the south foot of the Fubo Hill. The garden is a quite interesting place with full of bamboos, palm trees and flower. A stone path leads you in from the southern side of the ...

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Daxu Ancient Town

Daxu Ancient Town

Daxu Ancient Town, at the east bank of the middle reaches of Li River, is 18 kilometers to the southeast of Guilin downtown. Since Northern Song Dynasty, Daxue had been a commercial center in this area, and reached its heyday during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is really worth to walk on the cobbled streets to appreciate the ancient buildings along the street. The street is 2500m long and 2m wide stretching through the town. Here, take a stroll along the street, have a leisurely glimpse ...

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Folded Brocade Hill

Folded Brocade Hill

Folded Brocade Hill, towers over the west bank of Li River, is located in southeast Guilin City. The name of the hill derives from the rocks on the hill which are broken horizontally. Spots on the hill include Wind Cave, Cloud-Catching Pavilion and Diecai Pavilion and some others.   The hill has many names and tales. It is because there are many rock formations piled up layer on layer that people call the hill Folded Brocade Hill. It is said that the hill used to have many osmanthus ...

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Crown Cave

Crown Cave

Crown Cave is located in Changping Hui Nationality Village of Yanshan District, about 29km from the Guilin City. The cave is a typical karst cave as a part of Crown Mountain. The scenic area of the Crown Cave covers about 4000 hectares. It is reputed as the “Pearl of the Li River”. In addition of the natural scenes, here boasts meeting and holiday facilities, accommodation and dining services.   The Crown Cave is 12km long with 3km nearby the Li River developed and opened ...

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Yangshuo Xingping Town

Yangshuo Xingping Town

Xingping Scenic Area is located in Xingping Town, about 25km away from Yangshuo County. It belongs to Xiping County during the Three Kingdom Period. The town was not built until the Sui Dyansty. The Xiping County was abolished and set up the Yangshuo County, and Xingping Town was under the administration of Yangshuo County. Xingping Town is the most beautiful ancient town along the Li River.   A Highlight of Li River Cruise The scene in Xingping Scenic Area is a highlight of Guilin Li ...

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Fu Li Ancient Town

Fu Li Ancient Town

Since the year of XianQing in Tang Dynasty (1300 years ago), villages had been built. Later because of its convenient river transportation, the town became a flourishing area along Li River. The scenes in the movie” The Third Sister of Family Liu” that Brother A’niu saves the Third Sister and Liu’er carries firewood were made on the wharf of Fuli. The wharf of Ferry Village on the other side of the river was the location where “The Family of Fishermen” in the ...

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Nine Horses Painted Hill

Nine Horses Painted Hill

Go upstream from Xingping on Li River Cruise, there is a hill surrounding by hills in three sides while facing to the river. The cliff of the hill is formed by colorful stones so that it is looked like a painting screen in a far distance. Because of these characters, it is called Painted Hill. China Tour Operator will be a good Li River travel guide in the cruise.    Besides the colorful cliff, this hill is also famous for the nine horses painted by the nature. In this 400-meter-high ...

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Reflection of Yellow Cloth Shoal

Reflection of Yellow Cloth Shoal

Reflection of Yellow Cloth Shoal in Li River is one of the highlights in Li River Cruise. Located in the area of Xingping Ancient Town, cruise ship will enter into a wider water area after the Painted Hill of Nine Horses. China Tour Operator will be a good Li River travel guide in the cruise. The reflection of hills on the glassy surface of the river forms an impressive picture for tourists. And this area is called the Reflection of Yellow Cloth Shoal. The essential charms of Li River are the ...

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Gudong Waterfall

Gudong Waterfall

Gudong Scenic Area is the nearest forest park from Guilin City. This area is an ideal choice to have outdoor activities such as waterfall climbing and outward development activities. It will be a pleasant tour if travellers choos China Travel Agency as a company in the Gudong Waterfall Scenic Area.   There are eight waterfalls and nine pools in this area. Pouring from the peak of the hill, this waterfall is in a height of 90 meters. People will be impressive by the magnificent waterfall. ...

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Yangdi Scenic Area

Yangdi Scenic Area

Yangdi is another pier for travelers to get Li River Cruise. And Yangdi Scenic Area is also a highlight of Li River cruise. When the ship cruise to this part, travelers will be immediately attracted by the poetic scenery belonging to Yangshuo.   Yangdi Scenic Area starts from the Guanyan Village in the north. As a following part behind the Xingping Scenic Area, this part is in 18km-long as the golden part of Li River. Possessing the typical rural scenery which is described as “nine ...

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Guilin Zhujiang Pier

Guilin Zhujiang Pier

Li River Cruise is famous in Guilin. It is the highlight tour in a Guilin tour. Guilin Zhujiang Pier(竹江码头) is the starting place of Li River Cruise. It is built exclusively for foreign visitors and traveler from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. It finished construction and opened up to publics in 1985. Then Zhujiang Pier was under several extension in the history. Location: Zhujiang Pier is location in the Southeastern part of Guilin. It is about 32 km from downtown of Guilin city. It takes about ...

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Chuanshan Park

Chuanshan Park

Chuanshan Park is located in the South Guilin city, taking Chuanshan Hill as the core. It covers an area of about 2 sq km. It is one of the beautiful parks in Guilin. Chuanshan Hill faces Elephant Trunk Hill across Li River. Pagoda Hill is just in front of Chuanshan Hill, with a Buddha pagoda on the top. There are 2 caves in Chuanshan Hill. They are Moon Cave and Chuanshan Cave. Moon cave is at the hillside, which gets through the hill. While tourists stand in the cave, they could overlook the winding ...

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