Last Update: 6th November 2019
What Are The 7 Best Things To Do In Yangshuo In December?
In December, it is much colder than in November in Yangshuo. It rains more in December as well. Sometimes, it rains continuously for several days in December. Thus, please check out the weather during your stay in Yangshuo. Some of the best things to do in Yangshuo in December are outlined and detailed below.
The Li River in December still features stunning views to admire. Compared to the number of passengers in November, there are much fewer and fewer passengers to enjoy the Li River cruise as it is much colder in December.
The Li River Cruise is available are for all ages to take. They are air-conditioned with comfortable environment and good facilities. The big boat is available every day. It is not affected by any weather condition and it is much safer than the private motorized raft.
If you can stand the coldness and want your privacy, the private motorized raft is a great choice as well. There are a few routes for the raft. One is from Xinging to Nine-horse Fresco Hill and back to Xingping. One is from Yangdi to Nine-horse Fresco Hill. One is from Yangdi to Nine-horse Fresco Hill and back to Yangdi. No matter which route the raft runs, you will appreciate the highlights along the river. Please note, children under 1.2m tall, pregnant women, the elder above 65 years old are not permitted to take the raft.
2. Yulong River & Yulong Valley
In December, the best means to explore Yulong River Valley is hiking or cycling. You won’t feel cold when you move. Although most of the fields in the area are bare, hills are still green. You could explore Jiuxian Village which is more than 1,000 years old. Or if you’d like to, you also could admire the views along the Yulong River on a bamboo raft operated by locals with a bamboo pole.
3. West Street
It is cold in December. Thus, it is not so crowded in December as other months on West Street. If you visit the street during the daytime, you will feel that it is very quiet. You could walk slowly on the street to have a look at what others are doing. You also can take your camera to record interesting things. If you feel a little tired, a cup of coffee of hot milk at one café will relax you.
The Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show is a must-visit attraction in Yangshuo. If you miss it, it might be a little unfortunately for your Yangshou tour.
Although it is cold in December, the show is always on. If it rains very heavily that water level in the Li River (the stage of the show is 2-kilometers-long Li River) is so high, the show could be cancelled. Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show is a combination of natural landscape along the Li River, local culture and custom, and advanced equipment.
Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show
5. Chinese Calligraphy Class
When you discover West Street, you could also experience Chinese calligraphy there if you are interested in it. Wendy Wei Tours can arrange a private Chinese Calligraphy class for you based on your schedule. You could experience regular script, cursive script, running script, or clerical script.
6. Fan-painting Class
If you love painting or you travel with your kids, a fan-painting class will be a great option. Usually, you could experience the class in the Fuli Old Town. Fans are handmade by local villagers with bamboo and thick tissue paper. You could paint what you like on the fan with a calligraphy brush. After class, you could explore the old town if you are interested.
Yangshuo Taichi Class
The total opening section of Silver Cave is 2,000 meters long. It is composed of the Lower Cave, the main hall and the Upper Cave. You will be amazed at crystal-clear stalactites in the colorful lights.