Are you bored of the hustle and bustle of city life, or want to have a breath of natural fresh air, or are you curious about diverse cultures and exotic flavors in China? Yangshuo is a good choice introduced by the Lonely Planet.
Taohua River is the main tributary of the Li River, where the atmosphere is tranquil and beautiful. Cruise on Taohua River especially at night will show you the colorful river scenery of Guilin.
The Big Banyan is a famous attraction in Yangshuo. It is under this tree that The Third Sister Liu declared her admiration to her lover The A'niu.
Yulong River, also called Little Li River, rises in Lingui County in Yangshuo. The best part of the river that stretches from Yulong Bridge in Baisha Town, to Gongnong Bridge near Big Banyan, is known as the Yulong River Scenic Area, and includes some spectacular scenic views along each river bank.
when you visit silver cave (or Yinzi Cave), you will be greatly impressed by its high hollow sky, deep underground river, impending waterfall and dense stalagmite, all these kinds of wonderful sights will make you acclaim:"The silver cave is really a fairyland, it is one of the best scenic caves in China".
Butterfly Spring Park is located in the best traveling place of Moon Hill Scenic Area in Yangshuo, occupying an area of 36,000 square meters (8.9 acres). It is named after a butterfly-like stalactite found in a grotto of this beautiful park. As a locale which brings together both a unique landscape and a rural setting, it is a typical representative of ecotourism sites in Yangshuo.
Situated in Longsheng, a multi-ethnic autonomous county in Guangxi Autonomous Region, Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park is 132 kilometers (about 82 miles) northwest of Guilin. Covering an area of 260 hectares (about 642 acres), the park boasts a dense primeval forest, various rare animals and plants, as well as its famous hot springs. The weather here is very pleasant with an average year round temperature of 17C (about 63F) providing a nice escape from the summer heat.
Situated 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles) west of Longsheng County, Guilin City, Yinshui Dong Village is a typical Dong village with a picturesque scenery. It is built in a valley, and the mountain slopes are very steep. The waterfall is like a silver chain hanging off the mountain slope, hence the attractive name of Yinshui: 'Silver Water'.