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Yulong River

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Address: Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Dreamy beauty of river and karst hills

We cycled along the banks and village of Yulong River, nearby Jiuxian Village. Giving us a glimpse into the village, the river, fields and karst/ limestone hills. Certain areas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We cycled along the banks and village of Yulong River, nearby Jiuxian Village. Giving us a glimpse into the village, the river, fields and karst/ limestone hills. Certain areas were flooded the time we were there. We managed to arrange the raft ride on the last day of our trip. The earlier arrangement for the first day, was cancelled due... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We rented bicycles from our hotel while staying in Yangshuo and decided to cycle out along the yulong river. You pass some villages on the way and plenty of places to get food, water etc. The landscape is absolutely amazing. It was really quiet and we were on our own most of the time; just meeting fellow cyclists occasionally. There... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the bamboo raft down the river, it took about 1 and a hour hours. Very scenic and relaxing, whilst taking in everything around you. I stopped off on the way down the river and ate some fish and had some beers with the locals, it was great! When you get to the end of the river, there's bikes... More 

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place, very relaxing and slow. Maybe too hot this time of the year so it is recommended to come in the afternoon

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the gorgeous riverside Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, about a 25 minute stroll up the brick-paved river trail to the rafting dock. All day long I'd been watching the umbrella-topped bamboo rafts float by and down over the short dams and just had to try it. My first attempt ended when a complete downpour of rain happened on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

River offers the bamboo rides. Try to start as far up the river as possible. You will go over two very small waterfalls. We rode a scooter there and ate lunch by the river. Lunch was decent. Not much else to do there. There is a famous bridge. It is a small foot bridge you cannot ride over it. Nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the bike from Yangshuo, went along the Li river. Just a fabulous place. Be careful about heat and sun. Take a swim in the river near, most locals get there in the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend getting away from the major touristy spots and heading further down the river to catch a bamboo raft. You won't regret the picture opportunity on the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area to stay if you visit Yangshuo. Awesome views of the famous mountain scenery as well as the Yulong River from our room. There are various hotels, guest houses and hostels to choose from in the area, all at great low prices. Go on an authentic bamboo raft down the river (not the plastic rafts with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not so crowded as Li river. Only for small rafts with 2 persons. Breasthtakind landscape with dome shaped Karst mountains. A must to see in China.

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