Things To Do In Guilin In July – Visiting Guilin In July and What to do!
Last Update: 14th October 2020
What are the 9 Best Things To Do In Guilin In July?
It is the hottest in Guilin in July when there are the most tourists in Guilin. Though, if you pay a visit to Guilin in July, you will obtain an unforgettable travel experience. Let’s see what things we could to do in Guilin in July.
In July, the hills and farmland along the Li River are the greenest. Birds on the hills enjoy singing while local children love swimming in the river as well. The water level is big enough. There are two options to take the cruise.
- Private Motorized Raft
If you don’t like to spend too much time on board and would like to enjoy yourself on a private cruise, the private motorized raft is the best option. It starts from Xingping, goes to Nine-horse Fresco Hill and then comes back to Xingping. The entire cruise takes only 1 hour. It features the best highlights along the Li River. Pregnant women, children under 1.2m tall (1.2m tall included) and the elder above 70 years old (70 years old included) are not allowed to take the raft out of the safety concern.
- Big Boat Li River Cruise
If you would like to explore the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo, big cruise boats are ideal option. The Li River winds for nearly 83 kilometers from Guilin to Yangshuo. The big boats will offer you more amazing views compared to the private motorized raft. In addition, the big boat runs every day.
2. Visit Yangshuo
- If you are crazy about cycling or hiking, Yulong River Valley is the best option for you. Green fields with vegetables and rice are dotted in the valley. Locals enjoy themselves by doing their daily life. Old bridges and villages take you back to the time.
- In July, it is sunny for nearly the whole month. Yangshuo offers tens of great spots for rock-climbing. Yangshuo locals provide several degrees of rock-climbing to experience. They are professional and have got the licensed permit to operate the rock-climbing.
- If you would like to get distinctive travel experience from the Li River Cruise, you could experience the Yulong River bamboo rafting. They are operated by local villagers manually. The views along the river are also breathtaking. Please note, pregnant women, children under 1.2m tall (1.2m tall included) and the elder above 65 years old (65 years old included) are not allowed to take the raft out of the safety concern.
- In July, it is great to admire the stunning sunrise on the top of Xianggong Hill and the sunset from Cuiping Hill as it is fine for many days in the month.
Compared to other caves in Guilin Region, the Reed Flute Cave is the favorite one for foreign tourists. Many of Chinese tourists prefer to visit other caves as the pricing of them is lower. However, others are located far from Guilin City. Located just 6 kilometers from the heart of Guilin, the Reed Flute Cave is named the most beautiful cave in Guilin Region.
4. Yao Mountain
In July, Yao Mountain is covered with greens. The karst hills around are becoming the greenest as well. The fields in the distance are also decorated with green rice and a variety of local vegetables. On sunny days, you could enjoy the clear and blue sky with the flowing clouds with different appearances.
Having the largest real theater in the world, Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show has been opened to the public since March 20, 2004. It is a combination of the natural views on the Li River and the local culture, including folk songs of the Zhuang People, cormorant fishing and cow-grazing.
In July, it is very comfortable to enjoy Four Lakes Night Cruise in Guilin City. The cruise takes you to appreciate the charm of the city at night. Moreover, you will enjoy the unforgettable live classic Chinese music.
The Sun & Moon Pagodas are the highlights in the Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park. The copper Sun Pagoda gives out the golden light while the glaze Moon Pagoda gives out the silver light in the evening. The pagodas and their reflections in the water create a stunning view to admire. If you are not interested in Buddhism, it is unnecessary to visit their interiors in the daytime.
8. East West Alley
When you visit a new place and would like to know more about the culture and local life, the great place to visit is a snack street. Shangshui Snack Street offers you a chance to taste local snacks, Western and Southeast Asian cuisine as well. In addition, you could explore the street with Zhengyang Walking Street and East West Alley which lie opposite each other one time.