Taking a cruise on the Li river from Guilin is just a fantastic experience ! once boarded on one of the many tourists boats from a pier a few kilometers out of Guilin, you just go down the river quietly, admiring the marvellous landscape around, mountains and hills, but also fruit vendors on their bamboo rafts literally hooking on the boats to sell their fresh fruits to amazed tourists, small ethnic villages along the river or caves; unfortunately, the tour we took did not stop at those villages and caves but they looked nice. Arriving in Yangshuo after 3-4 h cruising, you can continue discovering the countryside (+200 Yuan/pax) with some 2 seats bamboo raft ride. Yangshuo itself is worth discovering as it is also a nice small town where you can just relax along the river or stroll in the backstreets.
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