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Address: Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Relax and you might even get a singing raft pilot

Yes take a ride on the bamboo rafts on the Yulong river. There are also some good little outdoor cafes in the area. I would go during the week because on the weekend it gets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Yes take a ride on the bamboo rafts on the Yulong river. There are also some good little outdoor cafes in the area. I would go during the week because on the weekend it gets very crowded. You have to make a deal for a ride and do not be surprised if you might get wet. The Chinese like to... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We hired a raft at the north part of the river and they shuttled our bikes to the take-out place. The views were wonderful. It was safe, relaxing, and worthy of many photos - especially the scene on river right that is on the 20 Yuan note. There are small 3-6 foot damns along the way and the boatmen know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We rented a raft and went down the river. It was beautiful and peaceful. We rode bicycles to the river so the tour included a bike trip and raft ride. The country side is a must see. The people are really nice.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Me and my wife were traveling with our parents and decided to take this bamboo boat rides based on recommendations from local tour guides and from trip advisor. If you like extremely pushy sales people as soon as you get off the car then this place is for you. As soon as we got to our boat launch and before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Yulong meanders among karst peaks, fields of rice and taro, and urban area of Yangshou. It is picturesque at each turn. We cycled along it from the Outside Inn. There are raft trips when the river is not in flood, as it was when we visited; cycling downriver is as rewarding, we felt.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The trails are mostly next to the river and takes you through villages and close to the karst mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I chose to hike and then take a bamboo raft down the Yulong so I could enjoy as much of this beautiful scenery as possible. I take a lot of photos, and I am very pleased I decided to hike instead of bike because we were walking along the river through fields and farms where there were no roads. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is an beautiful area - we took the motorised bamboo from Guilin and then rather than take more bamboo rafts we hired bikes - I definitely recommend this - it is cheap - we paid 30y a day for a tandem - and you see so much and get to interact with the community around you. Stunning ride and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our hotel arranged the taxi and trip, which entails the taxi dropping you off and waiting for you downstream for small money. This is the preferred boat trip to embark on (not the Li River which has motorized boats) as there are no motorized craft on the river. Relaxing and enjoyable afternoon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

His is an beautiful area - we took the motorised bamboo from Guilin and then rather than take more bamboo rafts we hired bikes - I definitely recommend this - it is cheap - we paid 30y a day for a tandem - and you see so much and get to interact with the community around you. Stunning ride and... More 

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Address: Address: Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Yangshuo County
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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