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Top Things to Do in Yangshuo

As the most attractive place in Guilin, Yangshuo is famous for its’ marvelous countryside view, Yulong river cruise, the Show of Impression Liusanjie. For domestic visitors, due to the film of Liu San Jie, they are also familiar with Bid Banyan Tree. So when you travel to Yangshuo, is there any things to do?

Bamboo Rafting along Yulong River, Yangshuo

In Chinese the word “Yulong” means “meeting a dragon”. Local legend has it that a dragon from the East Sea strolled along the river and, being deeply impressed by the landscape, he decided to stay there forever. From then on, the villagers saw the dragon several times, and hence named the River Yulong. 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.

Bamboo Raft

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 before. Sitting on the reclining chair on the raft, you can enjoy an all-around view of the river and hills.

Explore Countryside in Yangshuo

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.

•Two ways to explore Yangshuo countryside

By Sightseeing Cart

By Bicycle

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. Besides, if you are a fan of outdoor activity, Yangshuo will be your heaven, where you could find many outdoor club. They could arrange you to do rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, cave exploring, ect in Yangshuo countryside.

Chinese Cooking Class in Yangshuo

China enjoys a world-wide reputations as the ‘kingdom of cuisine'. The exquisite Chinese culinary art, regarded indisputably as one if the world's finest culinary traditions, has prevailed all over the world. The nearly endless variety of natural ingredients and cooking methods employed in Chinese cuisine stand out unequaled in the world, which may very well account for the universal popularity of Chinese restaurants and Chinese cuisine overseas.

Chinese Cooking Class in Yangshuo

•What people can see?
*The local market for food shopping
*The beautiful scenery in countryside
*The chef’s cooking process

•What people can do?
*Learn to cooking five Chinese courses
*Enjoy their own cooking as lunch
*Ride the bicycle

Itinerary: Be picked up at hotel lobby in the morning, then chef or the assistant will show you around the local market to learn about the ingredients that we use in our dishes. Then drive to the school in the local farmer's courtyard and learn how to cook five Chinese dishes. After the cooking, eat the meal together and informally explore Chinese culture and customs. In the afternoon, bicycle along the Yulong River back to Yangshuo.

Li River Bamboo Rafting from Yangdi to Xingping

Li River cruise is what you have to do when you visit to Guilin. Generally speaking, the classic cruise is from Guilin to Yangshuo by cruise boat. If you do not have much time or you are just in Yangshuo, the Li River bamboo rafting from Yangdi to Xingping, is a good choice, which will be helpful for you to enjoy the highlights of Li River, but spend less and takes less time.

Bamboo Raft

Rich and Colorful Nightlife in Yangshuo

West Street in Yangshuo is well-know and regarded as the center of Yangshou county, where there are various shops, restaurants, bars, inns and hotels, ect for tourism. It is easy to find a suitable place to spend the night in Yangshuo.

Impression of Liusanjie

Besides, the most famous show in Yangshuo is Impression Liusanjie, which is directed by national famous film director, Mr. Zhang Yimou. It is a show combining performance, light as well as natural view or water and hills. The theater is in open air, Li River is the stage, the hills are background. The show is original, but stunning.