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Serious warning in Yangshuo

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Serious warning in Yangshuo

If you are going travel to Yangshuo,There is a Serious warning for.Some of my friends have already reported the some situation and very bad experience on this aspect, So,I have to report this situation again,Hope more and more travellers won’t make the same mistake again.

Serious warning :

Pease ignore the dodgy local tour guides or strangers around Yangshuo bus station!!!

I am not sure some of people in this forum has met the same situation before,when you arrived Yangshuo bus station,there are some dodgy local tour guides try to follow you,some of them maybe pretend to find a hostel or hotel for you,some of them want to become your local tour guide.Be careful of these people.Most of them only want to make some money from you, do not trust them unless you know them before,of course do not pay any money to them under they asked.Some of them maybe disappeared once they got money,some of them will ask you pay much more than regular price in accommodation or entrance tickets.

Some suggestion:

1.you had better to make a reservation for your room in Yangshuo before you leave for Yangshuo.

2.If you don’t know how to get to the hostel/hotel,you had better to make a call to the hotel and ask them to pick you up in the Yangshuo bus station,or you can take a taxi to the hotel directly.

3.If you take a night bus from Shengzhen/Guangzhou/Zhuhai to Yangshuo,Maybe you will arrive in Yangshuo very early in the morning, you had better to ask the hostel/hotel provide pick up service,and ignore these dodgy local tour gudies.

4.If you take a bus from Guilin train station to Yangshuo,Don’t get off the bus at the Yangshuo gas station,even the driver ask you to get off the bus.some of the driver has the business relation with these dodgy local tour guides,maybe the dodgy local tour guides just wait for you after get off the bus near the gas station.

5.Every hostel or hotel in Yangshuo can arrange the tour and book entrance tickets for you very convenient,Cheap is not good,Don’t trust the local tour guides facilely unless he/she has a good recommendation or good reviews posted on this forum before.

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1. Re: Serious warning in Yangshuo

There are also reports of theft on the local buses between Guilin and Yangshuo. Take care of your belongings on that bus.

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If think that if someone travels a bit, you should know that this sort of advice applies to just about any city in the world. All bus terminals seem to attract to worst people, train stations are a little better and airports not as bad due probably to the fact that it is not as easy to access.

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Indeed some travel experience would go to this situation as you said. What I recommend is that book an itinerary with a reliable travel agency with a qualified local tour guide and a driver accompany you. They are under the management of the tour agency or tourist administration and will give you nice suggestion and reasonable price as well as good service. Usually this is a quite good way for exploring a tour resort.

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No need to book a tour at all to travel in Yangshuo. To guard against theft and pickpockets, just be extra careful. In terms of touts at the bus station, I think the main problem in Yangshuo is that they are English speaking and target non-Chinese travellers which you don't get in other Chinese cities. The solution is easy - ignore them.

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If u feel u need a tour guide when u arrive its better to get them at yr hotel.Rate for a guide is quite cheap ranging from 50 to 100 rmb for a day.

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Serious theft cases in Yangshuo local hotels.

While the tourists are out out their hotel rooms, someones (outsiders/insiders/other hotel guests/etc) would sneak in the rooms through windows/doors, forcefully open the locked luggages and steal the noney/etc... Beware!!!


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