Yangshuo or Yang shuo China most beautiful place in the world ?

Yangshuo / 阳朔.


Ni Hao,

Yangshuo is located in south china Guangxi province.Yangshuo beautiful mountains are unique and have inspired painters and artist for centuries.Nowadays Yangshuo village or maybe we could call it Yangshuo city,attracts more then 3 millions visitors per year from the motherland and abroad.Hoping to catch a glimps from the sea of clouds at sunrise.Cycling at the Li river or Yulong river during the afternoon to experience local culture and taste local specialities as beer fish during the evening at West street / Xi jie

How to pronounce Yangshuo ?

Yangshuo or Yang shuo..It would make things easier to be understood by chinese people and locals to pronounce Yangshuo in 2 parts so Yang shuo and not Yangshuo.

Yangshuo map China.

yangshuo map

Yangshuo mountains or Karst mountains viewpoints.

Yangshuo offers a wide variety of different viewpoints on Yangshuo beautiful mountains during sunrise,daytime and sunset.Where can i can catch the milky way or where can i get a get a clear view of the stars or a great view for sunrise or sunset.We got you covered

The full list of Yangshuo county viewpoints.Click on the title for the full blog post ,best pictures of this viewpoint and how to get there.

Xianggong mountain or Xianggong hill :



Laozhaishan or laozhai hill :



Li river bend viewpoint :


yangshuo li river

Damianshan or Damian hill Xingping village,Yangshuo county : 

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Entrance fee : Free

Level : Hard

Best time to go : sunrise and daytime

Putao rice fields Yangshuo :

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Entrance fee : Free

Level : easy/medium 

Best time to go : afternoon/sunset

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Cuiping Hill Yangshuo China : 

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Entrance fee : 45 RMB

Level : medium/hard

Best time to go : afternoon/sunset

Yangshuo pagoda at Yangshuo park : 

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Entrance fee : Free

Level : Easy

Best time to visit : Daytime/sunset.




Yangshuo activities : Things to Do

Yangshuo climbing : 

Yangshuo must be the most famous destination in China for rock climbing.From beginners to expert routes.Definely a thing to try for the more adventurous people.


Cycling at Yulong river : 

Yulong river has amazing cycling paths next to the river,very easy acces from the town of Yangshuo.Must be one of the highlights when you visit Yangshuo.


Li river or Yulong river bamboo raft : 

The main difference between Bamboo raft at Yulong river or Li river

Yulong river : the bamboo raft is beeing pushed slowly with a bamboo stick by a man that joins you on the raft.Very quiet and peacefull.Max of 2p on the bamboo raft.

yulong river

Li river : Bamboo rafts with a engine,perfect for longer parts of the Yangshuo li river.More noise from the engine,but the karst mountains are a bit more impressive at the Li river.Raft of 4/6 people.

li river

Yangshuo caves : Silver cave or Water cave ?

Silver cave offers the best formation of stalactites and stalagmites in the area and is located on 25 km from Yangshuo.Perfect to cool down in summer and warm up in winter.

Entrance fee Silver cave : 65 RMB /Kids below 1.4 m enter for free

Time to visit the cave : 1,5 hr

Water cave : 


Whats Yangshuo weather like ? - Best time to visit Yangshuo :

Spring : Warm and humid.Spring would be from march to May.Temperature goes 10 degrees to 25 degrees.

Summer : Hot and humid.Summer would be from June to August.Temperature goes to an average of +/- 30 degrees

Autumn : Warm and dry.Autumn is from september to november.The rice fields become golden around october and very pleasant weather during the daytime around 20 degrees and a big drop at night in temperature.

Winter : cold and wet.Winter would be from december to february.Very cold during those months.

Yangshuo Hotel,where to stay ?

A selection of Yangshuo Hotels,thats fits everybody needs and budget.

Best Value : The Bamboo leaf

Most authentic Location : Secret garden hotel

Most luxurious Accomodation : Banyan tree

Design/Architecture LOVER : Alila Yangshuo

Budget Hotel : Fawlty tower


Yangshuo Nightlife and Bars : 

Most of Yangshuo Nightlife is situated to West street.Where you can find alot of trendy clubs / bars and overpriced beer,not our cup of tea but definitely worth a visit.Our focus goes more to rooftop bars that offers very good views on Yangshuo during the daytime and evening .Get a epic photo of Yangshuo karst mountains during the evening / night combined with a refreshing drink or 2 after a long hot day in Yangshuo.

Yangshuo Rooftop bars : 

Bad panda bar : located on a side street of west street offers amazing view on yangshuo beautiful mountains from the rooftop combined with a cold drink and great barlady / owner Heather guaranteed for a fun evening out at Yangshuo.Say hello to Heather.

yangshuo beautiful mountains

Mojo bar : located at the end of west street located on the 3 rd floor of a hotel.The entrance is through the hotel and take the elevator to the top floor to reach Mojo.Mojo offers amazing (hip hop partys) and epic views on yangshuo karst mountain from theyre rooftop / terrace.Say hello to Stussy.

Monkey jane hostel : 

Demo Bar :

Yangshuo restaurants :

Yangshuo : How to get there ? 

From Guilin to Yangshuo the different options are : 

By taxi : Takes around +/-1 hr  and costs around 200 RMB.

By local bus : Guilin bus station is located outside of the city centre.You can get a shuttle bus from the old bus station( situated in the city center) thats gets you to the new one or you can get bus 99 b at the old Guilin bus station and get off at the end destination.

Shuttle bus : 3 RMB p/p

Local bus : 1 or 2 RMB 

Yangshuo from Guilin by bus,would take +/- 1,5 hr and costs +/- 22 RMB.

Yangshuo train station is located in Xingping,Yangshuo county and not in the town of Yangshuo.Yangshuo train station to the city center of Yangshuo by bus would take +/- 1 hr.

Conclusion :

Yangshuo the best place in China ?

We let you decide that.Definely one of the most beautiful places in the world and worth a visit when travelling to China.We would recommend a 3 day stay.Yangshuo has alot to offer and combined with night life.ENJOY

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