Li River is one of the most beautiful rivers in the world.The fantastic landscape of mountains and water along Li River looks like a paiting. Guilin City is famoust for its beautiful Li River to attract many tourists from all over the world. A famous saying goes: North in China is Great Wall, South is Li River. The landscape of Li River usually reputed as the symbol of the natural landscape in China. Li River is the highlight of your Guilin tour, as is one of the highlights in China.Certainly, Li River Cruise is the must -see while you travel in Guilin City.
Li River begins at Cat Mountains in Xing'an county( north of Guilin) and flows through Guilin, Yangshuo and enter into West River in Wuzhou city, totaling 437 kilometers. The waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is 86 kilometers, while you take boat mostly start at Zhujiang Dock to Yangshuo with about 54-kilometer waterway and it takes you about 4 hours on boat. From Zhujiang Dock to Yangshuo covers hundreds and thousands of grotesque peaks, forming a picturesque scene. With the river winding its way like a green ribbon and peaks lining up like bamboo shoots, the landscape presents a breathtaking Gallery of the Nature. Li river wind and meander its way through thousands of hills from Guilin to Yangshuo, Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky.
Cruise down the river you will feast your eyes with the inverted image of fantastic peaks with various shapes, crystal clear water, green hills, bamboo groves, the river passes an endless procession of distinct peaks and bamboo groves and the stunning landscape.This part is the highlight of the cruise. Pinnacled peaks pop up and surprise visitors at each bend of the river. Water buffalos patrol on the fields; ducks paddle in the waters; peasants reap paddies in front of village houses; fishermen use the cormorants to catch the fish and return them to the boat and kids go home singing songs. With its breathtaking scenery and taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis, All these create an idyllic and beautiful scene of the life removed from concrete cities.