Yangshuo overview

Yangshuo County  is a county in Guilin, under the jurisdiction of Guilin City, in the northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Its seat is located in Yangshuo Town, covering an area of ??1,436.91 square kilometers, 65 kilometers away from Guilin.

Surrounded by karst peaks and bordered on one side of the Li River, Yangshuo is popular for its incredible karst scenery, beautiful mountains, clean rivers, odd caves, and temples as well as its laid back cafes and bars. In addition, it is easily accessible by bus or by boat from Guilin, which is also a hot tourist destination. Therefore, Over the years,  Yangshuo has become popular with domestic and foreign.

Yangshuo is more of an international backpacking colony than a Chinese village but it’s an ideal base from which to explore the countryside. It certainly beats Guilin for the unrivalled opportunity to soak up local flavours on the cheap. The activities and day tours Yangshuo could easily fill up a week or more.

Yangshuo is not the typical Chinese town and does not have the big-city feel as most other Chinese cities. That means it is relatively air and noise pollution free and does not usually suffer from endless massive traffic chaos. It is much more like a vacation town, with wonderful restaurants and shops and again quite developed by mainland Chinese standards. Yangshuo has a reputation as a foreigners' village in Southern China and is a major destination on the trail of many independent travelers. It is also a nice place to stop and explore the local countryside by bike or even try your hand on the world class rock-climbing sites.

Yangshuo Administrative regions
Administrative categories: County
Area: Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Administered the region: Yangshuo Town, Baisha Town, Fuli Town
Government resident: Yangshuo Town

Local Specialty in Yangshuo
Yanghsuo is famous for its rich produce which includes sweet oranges, tangerine, pomelo, persimmon, chestnut and kumquat.

Best Way to Visit Yangshuo
Rent a bike cycling round Yangshuo to Yima or Yangshuo-Aishan, bamboo boat rafting in Yulong River, Li river Kayaking, stay in a guesthouse in the countryside, and etc. Hope you enjoy your yangshuo travel.

Best Yangshuo Tours

7-Day Guilin to Guiyang Tour
Guilin Longji Rice Terraces and Li River cruise 3 Days Tour
Guangzhou Guizhou Guilin Yangshuo 8 Days Bullet Train Tour
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