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What to do in Guilin

Travel around the famous attractions is not an only way to get touch with the city. What to do in Guilin? TopChinaTravel would like to introduce some popular activities and entertainments for you of this city to find you a way to access the local culture and experience the nightlife here in your own way.

Enjoy the Li River Cruise
Destinations: Guilin - Yangshuo
Duration: about half a day

Enjoy a Li River Cruise may be the “must-do” activity when travel in Guilin. Li River Scenic Area is the biggest and the most enchanting Karst tourist site of the world. It is the top ranked attraction in Guilin that reputed for its graceful scenery.

From Zhujiang Pier in Guilin City to Yangshuo, the picturesque landscape will be presented in front of your eyes. The green hills are surrounding the Li River, and the Li River uses her arms to embrace the cruiser. This fantastic experience only can be got when you are standing on the ship deck.

Cruising on this river, you will harvest many fantastic pictures of the Guilin tour. No matter from any angle to take photos with the landscape, you will be satisfied with the splendid scenery in the pictures.
Enjoy the Li River Cruise

Enjoy the Impression of Liusanjie


Location: Yangshuo County
Add: Located at the confluence of Li River and Tianjia River
Duration: 1 hour (daily 20:00)

Have ever known the famous performance Impression of Liusanjie? The grand performance named Impression of Liusanjie is the core part of the project Beautiful Li River and Folk Song Festival of Liu.
Epitomizing the beauty of Li River, flanked by twelve mist shrouded hills and the heavens as its backdrop, this performance well combined of the cultures of ethnic groups in Guangxi and the creation of outstanding Chinese artists, is really a brand-new one with a realistic view which is unique in the world.

Mist, rain, moonlight, the hills and their inverted reflections in the river all become the ever-changing natural background, so you will enjoy a unique experience each time you attend.

Enjoy the Impression of Liusanjie

Hiking Along the Li River
Duration: Full day

Li River can be appreciated not only on the cruise but also on your hiking activity. Taking apart in the hiking day along Li River is popular among the young as well as the hiking fans.

Hiking along the Li River is a very enjoyable way to enjoy the beauty of the Li River. This route combines sightseeing and physical exercise together. This program offers the great opportunity to discover the most essence Yangdi-Xingping part on your own feet.

Drive to Yangdi after breakfast from the hotel in Guilin and dropped off at Yangdi pier. Start the hiking to Xingping along the riverbank. During the way, you may have chance to enjoy the beauty of Yangdi, Langshi, Nine-hours Mural Hill, Yellow Cloth Shoal and Xiping. Drive to Yangshuo after the short rest at Xingping.

Hiking Along the Li River

Yangshuo Countryside Sightseeing
Venue: Yangshuo Countryside
Duration: half day


  Yangshuo's scenic and quiet countryside- flora, fauna, rice paddies, small bridges and so many awaits you to see. This program will be a great opportunity for clients to experience China’s country life in its Southern part. Besides the beautiful rural scenery, clients can also choose to enjoy the Chinese country food, explore the ancient way of planting rice, which has been practiced by Chinese for thousands of years.

Take a Yangshou Countryside Sightseeing, you can enjoy the picturesque scenery by electric bus. But if you are interested, you can choose to take a bicycle riding around. No matter which way you choose, you can get a close touch with the life in the countryside. The fields, the buffalos, the zigzag lanes and the fresh air will help you to find a place to get away from the noisy metropolis.

Yangshuo Country Sightseeing

Enjoy a Rafting on Yulong River
Venue: Yulong River in Yangshuo
Duration: half-day

Known as Little Li River, Yulong River that running through Yangshuo is also a good place to appreciate the beauty of the county. A Rafting on the Yulong River is an exciting and highly recommended activity for people who wanna get closer to the nature.

The Yulong River is prone to sudden flooding which is one of the reasons why there are not more places to stay close by. This condition makes Yulong River as an ideal place for people to experience rafting.

The meandering river is lined by green bamboo and rolling hills. Local people use bamboo rafts as daily transportation up and down the river between their houses, markets, and rice paddies. Sitting on the reclining chair on the raft, you can enjoy an all-around view of the river and hills.

Rafting on Yulong River

More popular activities in Guilin please click Things to do in Guilin & Guilin Activities