Yangshuo Travel Guide.
Yangshuo Travel Guide by Wendy Wei Tours
Best Yangshuo Attractions
Li River Cruise
The Li River Cruise is the most popular activity among visitors to Guilin. Sit on the comfortable seat or stand on the deck and experience a once-in-a-kind type of cruise on the Li River.
Big Banyan Tree
The 1,400-year-old Big Banyan Tree stands 7.5 kilometers south from central Yangshuo. The Banyan Tree is 7 meters wide and over 17 meters tall. Many of its trunks grow deep into the earth and is popular among visitors.
West Street Yangshuo
Want to enjoy Western food or some beers in Yangshuo? Then West Street is a popular choice! Many foreigners have opened Western cafes or restaurants there. You also can practice your bargaining skills when buying local handicrafts.
Shangri La Park
Shangri La Park is Located 12 kilometers from Yangshuo County and features an integration of mountains, caves, bridges, rivers, houses, and ethnic minorities. This is a very popular park within Yangshuo County.
Yulong River Rafting
The Yulong River flows through some of the most beautiful Karst scenery within Yangshuo. You can enjoy the green hills in different shapes along its bank on a bamboo raft. The raft will take you to some historical and cultural sites.
Liu San Jie Show
Backdropped by the karst landscape this light show – the Liu San Jie Show is a popular evening show held on the banks of the Li River. Combining stunning scenery. performance and local customs, this is a must-see when visiting within Yangshuo.
Fuli Old Town
With a history of over 1,000 years, Fuli Old Town is located 8 kilometers east of Yangshuo town. It still has many old buildings, is the original home to the paper fan and also offers you a chance to paint paper fans yourself!
Cormorant fishing has a long history in China, dating back to the Tang Dynasty. In Yangshuo, you can enjoy cormorant fishing together with the landscape covered with the soft lighting from the sunset glow at dusk.
Located 25 kilometers northeast from Yangshuo and situated alongside the Li River, Xingping Old Town has a history of more than 1,700 years. The old bridges, docks, houses, stages and other old buildings are well-preserved there in Xingping offering a picturesque town for visitors.
Interested in experiencing or learning Taichi under the instruction of a Taichi master in Yangshuo? Yangshuo has the answer for you! At a local taichi school you could learn Taichi among the natural beauty, enjoying fresh air, listening to the birds’ singing and enjoying this traditional Chinese art.
Do you enjoy Chinese food and want to take it home with you? The Yangshuo cooking class offers you a great chance to learn how to cook Chinese food! The class takes you to a local market to pick ingredients and then you will learn from a chef how to cook!
Interested to enjoy the appealing sunrise? Xianggong Hill in the Yanghsuo countryside is perfect for photographing the sunrise and the clouds. Countless photographers make it into their must-visit list for its stunning views.
Hidden in the hills in the Yangshuo countryside, Shitoucheng Stone Village is an off-the-beaten-track attraction for visitors. The houses were completely built from stones without any other materials!
Baisha Market Day
Interested in experiencing the local farmer’s daily life in Yangshuo? If so, you can visit Baisha Rural Market on its market day – the dates end with the number of “1”, “4” and “7” except for the 31st!
Xingping Market Day
Interested to explore an old town located alongside the Li River together with its local rural market? Xingping Market Day is a popular stop for visitors traveling on its market day dates – the dates end with the number of “3”, “6” and “9”.
Huangyao Old Town
With a history of over 1,000 years, Huangyao Ancient Town has a karst landcape background with well-preserved buildings. These town is located approximately 1.5 x hours driver south of Yangshuo and the ancient style of the entire village really takes visitors back in time! If you’re lucky enough to visit during a festival, look out!