VOC's Travel BLOG
Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!
Today Jay and I have Li River Cruise from morning to the noon, and strolling around the West Street in Yangshuo. After back to Guilin downtown, we go toElephant Trunk Hill and the Love Island.
Start our Day 7 in China with Julie to Longsheng where there is the famousTerraced Fields. And we also had a night cruise in Guilin.This cruise will give you a new and deeper impression of Guilin which you won't find in the daytime.
Generally the Li River cruise refers to the part from Guilin City (Zhujiang or Mt. Mopan Pier) to Yangshuo County. A new route on Li River, i.e. from Yangshuo to Pingle (a county also belongs to Guilin), was formally opened in April this year. Beautiful sceneries, delicious food, good tour organization...the boat tour from Yangshuo to Pingle on Li River is really worth a try during your tour in Guilin.
The Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, comes each year on lunar calendar August.15th. This year, it falls on Monday, Sept.8th, but people have the day off because it is a public holiday in China.The Mid-Autumn Festival is the most traditional festival in China just second to Spring Festival. To admire the beautiful full moon is the highlight of this festival. According to Chinese people, it is recommended to do it outdoors especially on a high site to obtain a broad vision.
When it comes to Guilin, you may figure out the elegant karst landscape of Li River, the poetic idyllic scenery in Yangshuo, the amazing winding terraced fields in Longsheng....however, Guilin and its surrounding counties offer more choices than that for a dissimilar Guilin tour other than the fixed itineraries on ads.
When some places in China are still covered by snow, Guilin, this world famous tourist city in south China is gradually waking up after a short winter. The mountains, rivers, flowers, etc here cannot wait to display their beauties to those who fond of photography and natural sceneries. Come to Guilin and record the incomparable beauty of the city in spring with your eyes and cameras, it will become one of the sweetest memories in your lifetime.
Yangshuo in Guilin, is one of the travel places developed earliest by Chinese government. The special mountains and rivers make Yangshuo a unique travel destination that favored by tourists from all over the world. Things of Yangshuo always easily appeal to you: passionate rock climbing, delicious food, perfect attractions for photographing, special bars, and etc. Yangshuo is a beautiful place chose by the whole world, a place that every tourist should have his own way to experience.
On December 15, the Wanda Group signed an agreement with the municipal government of Guilin, plans to invest 24 billion yuan building a mega cultural tourism city of Guilin. It is so far the largest tourism investment in Guangxin Zhuang Autonomous Region and will greatly improve the quality of China tours to Guilin.