Yangshuo Overview

Yangshuo West StreetYangshuo County is located in the northeast part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, bordering Pingle County and about 65km away from the Guilin City. The county was first founded in the 10th year of the Sui Dynasty (590AD) with a history of more than 1400 years. Under the jurisdiction of Guilin, Yangshuo County covers an area of 1428 square kilometers with a population about 300,000. There lives 11 ethnic groups including Zhuang, Yao, Hui, etc..

It is well-known that “It is Guilin landscape tops those of elsewhere, and Yangshuo landscape tops that of Guilin”. The Yangshuo area is a destination with exceptional topography and immense potential for tourism development. The Yangshuo Landscape refers to the Li River scene from Yangdi extending south to Yangshuo County. The hills in Yangshuo features by its quantity, odd shape and elegant form. For example, ShuTong Mountain just looks like an ancient attendant of a scholar reading books and leaning on another mountain; the Painting Hill is a hill with colorful stone lines that makes the hill like a painting when seeing in distance; Xilang Hill stands tall and straight, elegant and unconventional which just like an learned and refined gentleman.. Xingping Ancient Town is the cream of the scenery of Li River in Yangshou, which is also a must-see attraction of your Guilin Tour. 

Yangshuo Moon HillMoon Hill
► Moon Hill, a great limestone peak with a naturally created moon-shaped cavern passing through just below its summit

Big Banyan Tree
► It is said to have a history of nearly 1,400 years and has survived centuries of wind and rain.

Yulong River
► Yulong River is as beautiful as Li River. A lot of other places of historic interest and scenic beauty, together with all the above-mentioned, contribute to the worldwide fame of Yangshuo as a scenic spot.

What you can do in Yangshuo

See the show – Impression of Liu Sanjie
Location: Yangshuo County
Add: Located at the confluence of Li River and Tianjia River

Duration: 1 hour (daily 20:00)

Do sightseeing in Yangshuo countryside

Venue: Yangshuo Countryside
Duration: half day

Join in the Chinese cooking course
Venue: cooking classroom in the Yangshuo countryside farm house
Duration: about half a day

Join in the Rock Climbing Activity
Venue: Butterfly Spring in Yangshuo
Duration: half-day / full-day

Experience the bamboo rafting on the Yulong River

Venue: Yulong River in Yangshuo
Duration: half-day

Transplant Rice Seeds in Yangshuo Farmland
Venue: Farmland in Yangshuo
Duration: about 1 hour in the farmland

Where to accommodate in Yangshuo

5 Star Hotel in Yangshuo
Riverside Resort Hotel Yangshuo
Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

4 Star Hotel in Yangshuo

Yangshuo Dragon River Retreat
Sovereign Hotel Yangshuo

3 Star Hotel in Yangshuo
Yangshuo Regency Holiday Hotel
Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel

What to eat in Yangshuo
Guilin Rice Noodle
Yangshuo Beer Fish

What to buy in Yangshuo
Yangshuo Painted Fan
Landscape Paintings
Paper Umbrellas
Bamboo and Wooden Carvings
What you can see in Yangshuo
The landscape in Yangshuo is famous for its green hills, clear waters, peculiar peaks, and fantastic caves. It is the essence of the beautiful Guilin scenery. Yangshuo is a large garden county possessing rich natural and humane tourist resources. 

► There are more than twenty thousand hills and 16 rivers winding through them, with the world famous Li River inclusive.

Yangshuo West Street

► West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. It now becomes a place that mixes the eastern and western culture harmoniously.

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