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Last Update: 6th November 2019
What Are The 7 Best Things To Do In Yangshuo In February?
Compared to the weather in Yangshuo in January, it is a little warmer in Yangshuo in February. Though, it is also cold as it is still in winter in Yangshuo. It might rain for several successive days in Yangshuo in February. If you are interested to experience the Spring Festival in Yangshuo and enjoy the natural beauty, you could explore Yangshuo in February. Let’s have a look at what activities you could do in Yangshuo in February.
The Li River Cruise is the most popular among tourists in Yangshuo. Scenery along the Li River is always attractive at any time around the year. It is worth enjoying the Li River Cruise even in winter. There are 2 Li River cruises option – the big and air-conditioned boats and private motorized rafts.
As it is cold in February, it is recommended that you take the big cruise boat on the river. While if you want your privacy, you could take the private motorized raft as well. It could be much colder on the raft as it is open only with a roof.
2. Yulong River & Yulong Valley
The Yulong River Valley also features gorgeous views as karst hills stand in the river. Although it is a little bare in the farmland, you can see some local vegetables in the farmland, such as lettuce, asparagus lettuce and more.
If it is not rainy, you could enjoy bamboo rafting on the Yulong River, and hiking or biking around the valley to discover more. The Yulong River & Yulong Valley looks equally as beautiful in February as it does at any time throughout the year – subject to the weather being clear!
Even though it is a little cold in Yangshuo in February, Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show is regularly held on the 2-kilometers-long Li River except. Most of the actors in the show come from local villages in Yangshuo. They present their love for the river through singing and crossing the river on bamboo rafts in the show. In addition, you will enjoy cormorant fishing demonstration and folk songs of the Zhuang people.
Please note, the Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show can be closed in the lead up to the Spring Festival (National Holiday) so please check with us in advance if you’re booking a tour and interested in this activity.
If you don’t like to walk out in Yangshuo in February, you could experience fan-painting class in the Fuli Old Town in Yangshuo Countryside. The town is well-known for its fine handmade painting fans with various types of patterns on, such as local natural landscape, birds, plants, flowers, beasts and Chinese beauties in ancient times. You could paint the favorite patterns on a fan. After the class, you could also explore the old town with a long history of more than 1,000 years. It offers tens of old buildings.
5. Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy has its own features. If you are interested, you could enjoy it in Yangshuo in February. There are several calligraphy teachers in Yangshuo City for your choice. You could arrange it on your own. If you don’t want to be troubled, Wendy Wei Tours could arrange it based on your preferences as well.
If you are a foodie or have a strong interest to learn how to cook local food, it is recommended that you experience a Yangshuo Cooking Class in Yangshuo during your stay in February. Generally speaking, a cooking instructor will pick you up from your hotel in Yangshuo and transfer to a local market.
With his help, you will get to know the tips on how to pick fresh ingredients to be used in cooking class. Back to the cooking school, you will be presented the cooking procedures and cook your own dishes. After the class, you could enjoy food with other persons. Cooking schools offer private classes as well as small group classes.
7. West Street
West Street is a place fit for being visited around the year. No matter when you discover it, you will be attracted by it. You could just enjoy window shopping on the street. You could also relax yourself at a pub, or try a cup to tea at one tea house. If interested, local handicrafts are also an option to you.
Reed Flute Cave
Would you like to know why several former US presidents had spoken highly of the Reed Flute Cave after visiting it? It features its own unique charm, which some consider to be distinct from any other attractions in the world!
Elephant Trunk Hill
Have you visited a hill standing in the middle of a river in the center of a city before? How about one shapred like an Elephant? In Guilin, there is such a hill – the 300 million year old Elephant Trunk Hill. It looks just like an elephant drinking water from the Li River!