is a scenic small town surrounded by many karst peaks
and beautiful scenery. It is popular for its limestone
crags, crystal rivers,
caves, and temples as well as its laid back cafes and
bars. Yangshuo has long been a mecca for travellers.
As the old saying goes "Guilin's scenery is the finest
under heaven. But Yangshuo's is even better." From this,
one can know that the natural scenery of Yangshuo is
In Yangshuo, there are more than 20,000
hills. Pedalling across the rice fields through Yangshuo's
stunning peaks is an interesting and exciting experience
for tourists. If you're like most, you'll come to Yangshuo
for a couple of days after the Li River cruise but end
up staying longer.
Yangshuo is the terminal of the 65 kilometer-long
Li River cruise boat tour from Guilin. It isn't a typical
Chinese town. Yangshuo has a reputation as a tiny global
village in Southern China. It is more like a vacation
town, with an exotic blend of cultures where East meets
1. Where Is Yangshuo?
lies to the southeast of Guilin and in the northeast
Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is under
the jurisdiction of the city of Guilin. Yangshuo County
covers an area of 1,428 square km and has 20,000 hectares
of land used for agricultural cultivation. It has a
population about 300,000, making up of different ethnic
groups such as Han, Zhuang, Yao, Hui, etc.
Yangshuo has a long history of 1400
year in which the people there have created their own
culture, such as long drum dance, song gathering Cai
Diao opera, dragon and lion dance, the natural scenery
there are gardens mrelics and sites in the history,
ancient bridge and other architectures and stone carvings.
2. What Is The Best
Time To Travel Yangshuo?
Yangshuo is suitable for traveling all year round, the
best travelling time is from March until November.
The weather in Yangshuo is subtropical, with sufficient
rainfall, sunlight, and heat around the whole year.
On average each year the temperature is 19 centigrade,
the amount of sunlight is 1,465 hours, the rainfall
is 1,640mm. There are about 300 days per year without
frost. In general, the weather is neither too hot in
summer nor too cold in winter.
3. How To Travel To
Yangshuo has neither airport nor railway
station. To travel to Yangshuo, usually you have to
go to Guilin then take public bus, private car or Li
River boat to get to Yangshuo. How
to travel to Guilin?
You can also get to Yangshuo by
coach from other cities or towns. From Guangdong, overnight
sleeper buses run direct to Yangshuo from Shenzhen (near
Hong Kong), Zhuhai (near Macau), or Guangzhou. There
are 3 buses from Nanning every day.
Yangshuo Travel Attractions...
5. Yangshuo Weather
Yangshuo's climate is subtropical and
monsoon-influenced. The coldest time is January with
an average temperature of about 9°C (48°F) whilethe
warmest months are July and August with an average temperature
of about 28°C (82°F). The best time to visit
is from April to October when it is relatively mild
and pleasant and the scenery is more lush and beautiful.
The county is famous for its many unique festivals that
take place from early May until the end of the year.
Climate by Month
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Yangshuo Average Monthly
6. Yangshuo Maps
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