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Address: Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Bamboo boat down the river

We enjoyed being brought down the river stream by bamboo boat. Really nice way of enjoying the country. We made many photo pictures of the nice hills around Yangshuo. Our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We enjoyed being brought down the river stream by bamboo boat. Really nice way of enjoying the country. We made many photo pictures of the nice hills around Yangshuo. Our bicycles were brought by car to the endpoint of the journey.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

boats are not great but the sights are great and the food even through it looked not so great was fine.

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I visited Yangshuo in winter, Li River cruise makes the small town known to foreigners. The enchanting fairyland of Yangshuo is renowned as the best in Guilin. People could disembark at the port where near the Green Lotus Peak. Yangshuo is a beautiful small town with green landscapes, hills, and waterfalls, though you might not notice them at the bustling... More 

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Huizhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Really good, cruise along the river on a bamboo raft and soak up the views, we were there in winter so it was a little chilly on the raft but worth it to see the mountains and river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I like bamboo drift best. The river is clean, you can see the reflaction of mountain in the water and the watergrass under the water. you can swim in the water.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We spent an afternoon in the blistering heat riding along the river. It was simply amazing! The landscape is constantly changing and each turn leaves you in awe of what lies in front of you. The only annoying this is the sales women trying to sell you bamboo rides all the time, but it is their way of living so... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

As others have mentioned, beware of the saleswomen as they will follow you and pester you for a bamboo ride. The term 'bamboo?' May even haunt you in your sleep, they really are that annoying. Many of the guys on the bamboo rafts are farmers and don't speak any English but if you know a little Chinese then you can... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We took the public bus to Yangshuo station. The station in Juilin is on the same side of the street as the train station but about two blocks north. Look for signs under awnings. The signs are well hidden. Once in Yangshuo we were pounced on by 5 or more women trying to sell the bamboo raft trip. Ask them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I spent a full day riding a bicycle through the Yulong River Scenic Area. It ended up being somewhat of an adventure because I kept getting lost in maze like streets of the small villages. Luckily, most the locals were friendly and pointed me in the right direction. I feel that the southern end of the river area is more... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Bamboo rafting along Yulong River is such a great & new experience for me. I paid 170 yuen for two person for this bamboo raft tour. The view amazed me. Eventhough I went here during raining day but, the view is still amazing. Fog didn't covered view of this beautiful place. However during 1 1/2 hour bamboo raft, I felt... More 

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