Top 10 Things to do in Yangshuo County, Guangxi

Yangshuo offers breathtakingly beautiful scenery, particularly along the hill-lined Li River, which you can tour by cruise boat or, if you’re feeling primitive, by bamboo raft. Streets in Yangshuo are kept in their original style, preserving the layout of the ancient city. Savory local specialties like beer fish and shatian shaddocks are served on West Street, one of the town's liveliest thoroughfares. Kids will adore the local butterfly cave.

1. Yulong River

Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
66%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 1564 reviews

Yulong River

Reviewed By TravelingCat22 - Tucson, ArizonaTucson, Arizona

Bicycle along the river both sides

We mulled over doing bamboo rafting or not. In the end, too crowded for us and the low river to slow, depending on the package it's 3-4h. With bicycles, we were independent and the best part is the Fuli bridge (on an adjacent river actually), it is as bea

2. Xianggong Mountain

Xingping Town, Yangshuo County, China Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
86%
Good
11%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 187 reviews

Xianggong Mountain

Reviewed By starwarsgeek12 - Kriens, SwitzerlandKriens, Switzerland

XiangGong never reached, BUT:

We actually never made it there from YangShuo. We wanted to take a bus from the bus station in YangShuo. A seemingly nice employee of the official bus company INSIDE the bus station told us, her bus would go right up to XiangGong mountain. It turned ou, t

3. Guilin Romance Park

Qianguqing Avenue, Yangshuo County 541900, China Water & Amusement Parks, Theme Parks
Excellent
94%
Good
4%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 106 reviews

Guilin Romance Park

Guilin Romance Park reproduces the historic culture and folk customs of Guilin. It is a destination where all ages can enjoy themselves, rain or shine. The large scale dancing performance the Romantic Show of Guilin is a must-see show and a visual feast that brings emotional shocks. The park is customer-oriented and equipped with the third fairyland tourism complex covering tens of thousands of square meters with air conditioners, the wind and rain corridor as well as five-star toilets. The magnificent statue of the singing goddess, the live version of Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival painting, the wonder street and dozens of hi-tech and children-oriented programs are all here to surprise and amuse you. Yangshuo Ancient Village enables you to experience the unique farming and community lifestyle. Dozens of performing arts shows and hi-tech shows will please you so much that you never want to leave. Give us one day and we’ll repay you with thousands of years’ experience!

Reviewed By sepetit2018 - Coronado, CaliforniaCoronado, California

Theme park

This place is over rated. Show was OK but he rest of the park is so-so. Mostly just over priced shops make up this spot.

4. Guilin Laozhai Mountain

Guilin Laozhai Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China Nature & Parks, Mountains
Excellent
71%
Good
23%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 210 reviews

Guilin Laozhai Mountain

Reviewed By Lon S - La Crosse, WisconsinLa Crosse, Wisconsin

worth the climb

We discovered, like everyone else, that the effort to reach the top is drastically undersold by the locals. "just a 30-45 minute hike" we were told. The time estimate is about right but it is STEEP. Fortunately for us, we went in October because summertim

5. Moon Hill

8 km from Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
Excellent
32%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
22%
Poor
5%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 967 reviews

Moon Hill

Reviewed By Johnny O

Surprise

We visited this spot accidentally. We hired a fella (Mobin) from town to take us on a tour around the countryside on his three wheeler, and the restaurant was the location for recharging, we had a couple of hours, so we ordered lunch. Lunch was good the g

6. West Street

East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900, China Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
33%
Good
41%
Satisfactory
19%
Poor
5%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 2714 reviews

West Street

Reviewed By Erich E - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

Great evening atmosphere

We enjoyed the electric atmosphere of West Street. Yes it was noisy...but good fun and good food. The lanterns and mood lighting were great especially around the lake. Also so many food choices. Really enjoyed it!

7. Silver Cave

Near 321 State Road, East of Ligui Highway, Maling Town, Yangshuo County 546001, China Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
Excellent
35%
Good
47%
Satisfactory
13%
Poor
4%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 509 reviews

Silver Cave

Reviewed By KodoDrummer - Yekaterinburg, RussiaYekaterinburg, Russia

WOW, WOW, WOW . . . Awesomely beautiful scenery of Silver Cave

Our world of nature creates the most beautiful scenery. The Silver Cave (also known as Yinzi Cave)is an excellent example. It goes through twelve mountain peaks. Its various types of stalactite formations were created over the ages and during different ge

8. Yangshuo Park

West of Yangshuo Town, Yangshuo County 541900, China Nature & Parks
Excellent
46%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
18%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 193 reviews

Yangshuo Park

Reviewed By KodoDrummer - Yekaterinburg, RussiaYekaterinburg, Russia

Beautiful, scenic & cool Yangshuo

The beauty of nature is displayed in Yangshuo County. There are many things one can do in this popular tourist area, including admiring the landscape heavily impacted bu the magnificent mountains, hiking, climb Moon Hill and view the 50-metre hole on its

9. Xing Ping

Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
35%
Good
39%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
3%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 232 reviews

Xing Ping

Reviewed By MeuterMedia - Seal Beach, CaliforniaSeal Beach, California

port for brief cruise

70 minutes or less cruise, numbered seats up to 50 people per boat. sales pitch after 5 minute boat ride, pictures with mountain i background 20 yuan. stuck on bottom inside. only on the return trip top deck available for a very short time, since you have

10. Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School

88 Yima Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China Classes & Workshops, Outdoor Activities, Sports Camps & Clinics
Excellent
89%
Good
10%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

5 based on 70 reviews

Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School

We are a traditional tai chi school, based in the beautiful area of Yangshuo. Our school is in a genuine Qing dynasty house in a small farming village at the entrance to the famous Yu-long scenic area. We offer training to all levels of students from those wishing to take there first steps into learning Tai Chi with no previous knowledge. And those looking for a chance to refine and study under true Tai chi masters in China, in a traditional old school enviroment.

Reviewed By Tommy255 - SingaporeSingapore

Great

Kim and ah wei taught our classes and it was a great experience. We stayed in the school as well which was great! The food is simple but the experience of sitting, eating and drink tea into the night with everyone is really enjoyable and you learn a lot.

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