Around Yangshuo, Guilin
Key information: Around Yangshuo, Guilin
- Guilin’s limestone spires rising from the paddy-fields around the Li River have been famous for millennia, nourishing the great traditions of Chinese landscape painting.
- The market town of Yangshuo is at the centre of some of the finest scenery. Strike out along trails from village to traditional village, beside the Li River or out among the crags and fields.
- Walkopedia rating87.5
- Natural interest17.5
- Human interest12
- Negative points6
- Total rating87.5
- Note: Negs: tourists; some modernity.
- Length: Variable
- Maximum Altitude: Low
- Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Guilin’s limestone spires rising from the paddy-fields around the Li River have been famous for millennia, nourishing the great traditions of Chinese landscape painting.
The market town of Yangshuo, about 80 kilometres downstream from the city of Guilin, is at the centre of some of the finest scenery.
Strike out along trails from village to traditional village, beside the Li River or out among the crags and fields.
Summers are too hot for enjoyable walking. Spring and Autumn are the best times.
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