guilin Travel Guide
Location:in the Northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Area:27,800 square kilometers
As the old saying goes,"Guilin landscape tops that of else where in China, and Yangshuo scenery tops that of Guilin.
Guilin has won its great popularity throughout the world, being crowned as a key tourist city and a vital historical cultural city by the Chinese State Council. Hailed as the "International Tourist Pearl", the city is abound in fascinating sceneries with Li River landscape and Karst Landform to be the greatest ones.
What to see in Guilin
Guilin, as a renowned tourist city, is in possession of abundant tourist resources. Except for the praise of picturesque landscape, the city is also spoken highly of her good integration of natural resources and human landscapes, being reflected by such brilliant sceneries as Li River, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant-trunk Hill, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces etc. And most of these fantastic sightseeings will be contained in Guilin tours elaborately designed by SHF. You are surely to get a perfect Guilin tours with high-quality services and favorable prices.
Traveling to Guilin by plane is a wise choice, better than the long-distance bus risky with insanitation and security problem or railway which has no direct station in Guilin. Even so, the transportation in and around Guilin is quite convenient, with buses, taxis and motor tricycle to be the common ones.
Best Visiting Time
The optimum time to visit Guilin is from April to October, when the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terrace is in its glorious time of a year. Especially at the the Mid-Autumn night, the beautiful and delightful sight-Li River Double Moons happened in Elephant-trunk Hill is extremely worth appreciating, having attracted countless travelers from both home and abroad. However try to avoid traveling in two golden weeks namely "May Day"(1st May to 7th May) and "National Day"(1st October to 7th October), as all the hotels in hot scenic spots will be booked out at that time. If you really desire for a trip during these holidays, do book in advance.