Last Update: 13th October 2020
What are the 8 Best Things To Do In Guilin When It Rains?
Are you curious about what to do in Guilin when it rains? Guilin is located in Southern China and experiences a monsoon season typically from late April through until late June. It can also rain throughout other months but don’t let the rain ruin your trip! The following things to do will offer you some options for a rainy day in Guilin:
No matter what the weather is like, you could enjoy the Li River Cruise. If it is rainy, the karst hills along the Li River are surrounded by fog and clouds, creating picturesque views. They look like the Chinese ink paintings.
There are 2 x different options for the Li River Cruise:
- Private Motorized Raft; and
- The Big Boat Li River Cruise.
Each option has different advantages and disadvantages. If drizzle flows in the sky and it is little windy, you could take the private motorized raft. However, if it rains heavily, it is recommended that you take the big boat cruise.
6. Chinese Calligraphy Class
If you would like to experience the Chinese calligraphy, Yangshuo offers the chance to experience. There are several popular calligraphers in Yangshuo offering calligraphy classes.
They could go to your hotel to teach you calligraphy. Alternatively, if you are interested to explore more and learn about Chinese calligraphy, you also can experience it at the home or workplace of the calligrapher.
7. Chinese Language Class
If you want to learn a little simple Chinese during your stay in Guilin when it rains, the Chinese Language Institute (桂林市喜爱中文培训学校) offers this service. It is aimed for letting more foreigners know more about Chinese language and culture. It offers a variety of Chinese training courses.
The school is located at No. 31, West Chaoyang Road, Qixing District, Guilin. It was opened in 2009. Foreigners from 30 countries have learnt Chinese in the school. In addition to the Chinese courses, you could also join in some interesting activities, such as parties, barbeque and more.
More and more foreigners show interests in Tai Chi. If you would like to experience the authentic Tai Chi during you stay in Guilin Region, you could experience it in Yangshuo.
You could do Tai Chi with some Tai Chi masters in the Yulong River Valley. Surrounded by the natural landscape in the area, you will feel more relaxed in the body and soul when experiencing Tai Chi.