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Last Update: 6th November 2019
What Are The 8 Best Things To Do In Yangshuo In May?
It is getting a little hot in Yangshuo in May. It also rains but just a little in this month. And it is just shower and doesn’t snow continuously. The average temperature in Yangshuo in May is from 20 to 25 centigrade degree. It is comfortable for travelling.
In May, karst hills along the Li River are becoming greener and greener. More and more locals do some washing along the river. If you would like to admire the natural beauty on the way from Guilin to Yangshuo, the big cruise boats are an option.
The cruise lasts for around 4 hours. If you want more privacy, you could take a private motorized raft from Xingping to Nine-horse Fresco Hill and back to Xingping. The section features the most amazing highlights on the river as well.
2. Yulong River & Yulong Valley
Yulong River Valley is a must-visit spot in Yangshuo in May. Through watering of the rain in March and April, hills, fruit trees and other plants in the area are becoming more dynamic. Some fruit trees are bearing small fruits.
Verdant rice seedlings in the field show their desire for growing up. You could enjoy bamboo rafting, cycling or hiking to explore the valley.
Impression 3rd Sister Liu Show always gives a good impression to the audience. Its 2-kilometers-long stage on the Li River and the background of 12 karst hills create a distinctive visual feast. The show will let you know some on the local culture, such as cormorant fishing, farming buffalo and the folk songs of Zhuang people.
4. West Street
In May, there are more visitors in Yangshuo than in April. It is more crowded on the street. You could explore several handicrafts shops, try local Yangshuo Beer Fish at one local restaurant or experience local night life at one pub. You will find many foreign visitors walking around the street as well.
Laozhai Mountain is becoming more and more popular among photographers in Yangshuo for its amazing sunrise and sunset. It rains less in May. Thus, if your body conditions allow, it is recommended that you challenge the mountain. Please note there is no stone step on the upper section of the mountain but just iron stairs. It is suggested that you take a flashlight and and a map with you, wear antiskid shoes and long clothes. Wendy Wei Tours could customize a private day tour including the mountain for your based on your preferences.
6. Xianggong Hill
Cuiping Hill is well-known for its breathtaking sunset. Plots of farmland at the foot of the hill and karst hills in the distance make for great photography materials as well. To a large extent, wisps of smoke rise continuously from the village chimneys during the sunset, which adds more charm to the views. Compared to the stone steps on the Xianggong Hill, the road on the Cuiping Hill is more difficult to walk on.
7. Cuiping Hill
Standing in the Putao Town area, Cuiping Hill features gorgeous sunset. From the hill, you will find fields at the foot are dotted with several modern buildings which offer the area more vitality. The Tortoise River winds through the fields to the distance. During the sunset, fields, hills, green rice seedlings and other green plants are covered with a layer of golden sunshine.
8. Silver Cave
Lying around 27 kilometers from the West Street in Yangshuo, Silver Cave has different shapes of stalactites to enjoy, such as stone curtain, stalagmites, stone waterfalls, stone towers and the like. The cave penetrates 12 hills. It offers a length of 2,000 meters to visit. As lots of Chinese domestic visitors love to explore the cave, it is recommended that you visit the cave in the morning.
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!