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Li River Cruise Full Day Tour of Guilin and Yangshuo
"On this full day sightseeing tour from Guilin you'll be cruising upriver for four hours sitting in cushioned comfort in the main cabin or enjoying the open-air viewing platform. Bring lots of film because this cruise along the Li River is a photographer's dream and you'll want to capture the dramatic landscapes that Chinese artists have been painting for centuries. Lunch will be served onboard with local favorites and fresh catches from the Li River. Your destination is the village of Yangshuo where you'll disembark and stroll amid the colorful bustling marketplace of local street vendors. After you stretch your legs and see the sights it's a bus trip back to Guilin to see the farms and countryside away from the river. The trip doesn't end here
From $109.00
Impression Sanjie Liu Show with Private Transfer from Yangshuo
"Stretch the limits of your imagination as you watch the mesmerizing performance of Impression Sanjie Liu a legendary story about a girl named Liu Sanjie from the Tang Dynasty who was known far and wide for her great singing voice and would later be honored as the ‘Song Fairy.’A private vehicle will pick you up from your Yangshuo hotel and take you directly to the gorgeous open-air theater with the stage set right on the Li River! Impression Sanjie Liu combines classic Liu San reflecting the harmony between human beings and nature. Be enthralled by the movements of the hundreds of performers dressed in different clothing styles of Zhuang Miao and Yao ethnic groups – these costumes light up making their dances more vivid in the dark setting! The mist rain
From $49.00
Private Motorcycle Sightseeing Tour of Yangshuo Countryside
"Your tour guide will pick you up from your centrally located hotel in Yangshuo with the motorcycle in the morning around 9am (time can be flexible please contact your tour operator) you will ride the motorcycle with your guide through Yangshuo city and countryside.During the trip you may have the opportunity to see some buffalos and cows in the river; If you are interested in feel free to step into the local farms and chat with the locals; You will see people busily work at the rice fields; You will Visit the ancient stone village and get fabulous overview of Xianggong hill(optional). Your tour guide can recommen which also has 600 years history. In the summer time you also have the option to jump into the river and swim around!At the end of the tour around 4pm
From $98.00

More Tourist Traps in Yangshuo

Typical House

We were supposed to visit a typical house of a rural family near Yangshuo. We did! But the house was... a performance of the communist party. A couple of gentle functionaries demonstrating the use of...
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May 09, 2016

Model for photo

When leaving the boats, tourists are attracted by the presence of a man, with two cormorants, waiting to get photographed. If he gets it, he will ask you for some money. It's a ridiculous amount, so...
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May 09, 2016

The Cormorant Guy

The famed Cormorant guy, a staple of the area for years, still stands to await tour groups for a paid photo.Kid gets face cleaned, Cormorant guy looks on. I don't want to take away his livelihood, but...
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Mar 02, 2008

Shang Rila

We went to see this because I thought it might be a town of that name. It turns out to be a fully fledged tourist site.It looked too kitsch for me and there were busloads of tourists in the carpark. I...
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Jan 21, 2007

Budda Cave

What a piece of sh**!!!Spent 128RMB ($16) per person and were completely disappointed.It was a very dangerous place: - slippery (especially in those flip floppers that were given to us instead of our...
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Dec 15, 2006

Li River Show

There is nothing to describe really. It was just bad. Big idea, bad execution. The result - we left before it ended and so did many other people.Basically this is what I remember - hundreds of people...
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Dec 15, 2006
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Cormorant fishing

May be centuries ago Chinese were fishing with the help of cormorants and may be till today they still do it somewhere, but now in Yangshuo it is all for show. I do not mind a show if it looks good,...
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Nov 11, 2006

West Street

Everything on West Street is a tourist trap. That's OK if you want banana pancakes, toga parties and souvenirs. However it's not China. All of the restaurants and bars are more expensive than where...
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Nov 02, 2005

The real FAKE Butterfly Grottoe

Avoid the Butterfly Grotto by all means! It is such a silly fake. I mean everything is made out of concrete! And how can it be that there is a huge waterfall coming out of one tiny little Karst...
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Aug 31, 2005

Souvenirs are more expensive

Prices of souvenirs in Yangshuo are generally higher compared to other parts of Guilin. Due to high influx of backpackers and tourists disembarking from boat cruise for shopping, prices have been...
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May 08, 2005

West Street Area

All Shops and ResturantsNot a bad place, just be ready for the tourist atmosphere.A good place to get information and find a guide.The locals are friendly. It is best seen at night.If you want to see...
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May 03, 2005

Big Banyan Tree

Let start by saying I love trees. I like unique and beautiful trees. This park is 18Y and is basically one tree. Very few trees in the world are worth that much money to see and this is not one of...
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Apr 19, 2005

Taxi rides to Guilin Airport.

Being ripped off as soon as you arrive is not a good start. Please be aware that the moment you arrive in China - you need your haggling hat on. You need to haggle over the price of basically...
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Mar 26, 2005

Cormorant Fishing - It's just a show

The Li river and Yangshuo area are known for their Cormorant fishing - fishermen who work at night, from small bamboo boat, having Cormorants with tied throats do the fishing for them.It's a very...
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Jun 04, 2004

Top Hotels in Yangshuo

Wang Gong Shan Jiao, Feng Lou Cun Wei, Gao Tian, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, China
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No.1 Shuang Village, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, 541900, China
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Shi Ban Qiao Village, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, 541900, China
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No.7 Diecui Road, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, 541900, China
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No.15 Binjiang Road, Xiufeng District, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, 541900, China
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Near Shengdi Dock, Gaotian Town, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, 541907, China
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Top Things to Do in Yangshuo

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The Yangshuo Bar Crawl

The Yangshuo Bar Crawl is a free to join evening tour to five or six bars in Yangshuo. Yangshuo has changed a lot in the last five years or so. It used to be easy to find a sleepy little café or a...
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"Backpackers' Paradise"
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