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Little Li River (Yulong River) Tours

Little Li River (Yulong River)
The Yulong River, also known as the Little Li River, is the largest tributary of the Li River, and it runs 26 miles (43 kilometers) across Yangshuo county. The river flows past limestone karsts, bamboo forests, rice paddies, ancient villages, and stone bridges. Floating down the river, or hiking or biking next to it, provides up-close views.
 
The Basics
Cruising down the Yulong River in a bamboo raft with poles offers an experience that’s serene when compared to the motorized rafts and boats used on the Li River, but you also bump over weirs, or small dams. Historical points of interest include the villages of Xiatang and Jiuxian villages, and Yulong, Fuli, and Xiangui stone bridges.
 
While cruising on a bamboo raft is one of the most popular ways to enjoy the Yulong River, many enjoy hiking or biking along the river. Try all three over a course of a half-day or longer guided tour and enjoy the river and countryside without worrying about navigating. For multi-day tours, additional activities such as rock climbing or a cooking school can be added.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Hiking, biking, or rafting the Yulong River is a must-do for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and photographers.
  • Check individual tours for age restrictions on riding on a bamboo raft.
  • Grab a bite to eat or a cold drink at one of the floating restaurants along the river.
 
How to Get There
The Yulong River connects to Li River just south of Yangshuo and is easily visited from Yangshuo. Most of the Yulong River is within the newly created Yulong River Park, which restricts motorized traffic. Those entering other than on foot or bike will have to exit their transport and purchase tickets for a shuttle bus that runs within the park.
 
When to Get There
The Yulong River can be visited year-round, but it’s most popular April through October due to the sunny, warmer weather. Some people may find the heat uncomfortable for hiking or biking at the height of summer (June through August). Rafting runs year-round.

Popular Rafting, Biking, and Hiking Routes 
The three most popular rafting routes along the Yulong River are from Jinlong Bridge to Jiuxian Village (about 2.5 hours), Chaoyang Wharf to Gongnong Bridge (about two hours), and from Chaoyang Wharf to Shui edi Dock (about one hour). Most bike tours along Li River take between two and four hours. The most popular section for hiking is between Yulong Bridge and Gongnong Bridge, and takes about two hours.
Address: Yangshuo, Guilin, China
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1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Cycling and Yulong bamboo boat Private TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Cycling and Yulong bamboo boat Private Tour

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Experience Yangshuo’s scenic beauty and culture on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, board a bamboo raft and marvel at the region’s dramatic karst landscapes and historic bridges. Then, hop on a bicycle and pedal past rice paddies and majestic mountains while exploring Yangshuo’s countryside with a knowledgeable local guide.
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1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Moderate Cycling Private TourBike & Mountain Bike Tours

1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Moderate Cycling Private Tour

Famed for its soaring karst mountains and verdant rice paddies, Yangshuo is commonly considered one of China’s most beautiful corners. On this private tour, get up close and personal with the scenery when you explore the region by bike. Meet your guide in the morning at your hotel, and pick up your bike for the day. Wend your way through the countryside and discover charming villages as you go. You’ll even follow in the proverbial footsteps of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who once toured Yangshuo by bike.
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Bike in Yangshou county 1 day tourCultural Tours

Bike in Yangshou county 1 day tour

This tour takes us deep into nature China. In the country side, you will see the farm river mountain animals etc. This is an experience on the bike, easy to go and see the real Chinese culture. . we do pickup you from hotel. take a bike and go to countryside (Chaolong Yima Gongnong Bridge etc..). fields / mountain / Li river / Moon Hill / Water Cave / local lunch / vendor. we go through the villages. stop by wharf. Li River side walk. Moon hill light hiking. lunch in a local famous restanrant. bike back to townetc
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Private Day Tour of Yangshuo Xianggong Mountain and Yulong Bamboo BoatDay Trips

Private Day Tour of Yangshuo Xianggong Mountain and Yulong Bamboo Boat

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The Yangshuo countryside in Guangxi Province is blessed with some of China’s most spectacular and emblematic scenery. During this tour, enjoy the flexibility and personalized attention of your own guide and driver as you explore the region’s highlights. Climb to the top of Xianggong Mountain for views of the surrounding karst landscape before boarding a bamboo raft for a leisurely float down the Yulong River.
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Private Yangshuo One Day TourDay Trips

Private Yangshuo One Day Tour

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Explore the beautiful Yangshuo region during this full-day private tour from Guilin. Take in the views from the Xiangong Mountain, visit a local farmer’s market, cruise down tributaries of the Li River on a bamboo raft, explore small villages, and more. This tour is a great opportunity to explore more of the natural beauty of the Guangxi province in a short amount of time.
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Guilin Yangshuo Helicopter and Sightseeing Private Day TourHelicopter Tours

Guilin Yangshuo Helicopter and Sightseeing Private Day Tour

Want a panoramic bird eye view or an air overlook for stunning scenery of Guilin Karst landscape, Li River and Yanngshuo countryside? Just come with us for luxury but affordable air tour by helicopter and flying over Li River,Yangshuo,Yulong River and Xingping and Fuli Ancient Town..... Note: Daily flying tour duration: 09:00--12:00 and 14:00--18:00The child less than 3yrs old and the pregnancy period woman during 3-7 month can NOT take the helicopter.After the helicopter Tour, we can continue Yangshuo sightseeing tour, like to go to the Yulong bamboo boat, Yangshuo Xianggong hill,Yangshuo Countryside cycling, West street, Silver cave, Liusanjie show or Xingping short Li River cruise with motorized boat and Countryside hiking etc.... OR Guilin sightseeing tour, like to go to the Reed Flute Cave, Elephant hill, Fubo hill, Seven Star park,Daxu old town and Yao mountain with the chairlift up and Toboggan down etc....
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All Inclusive Private Hiking Tour in YangshuoHiking & Camping

All Inclusive Private Hiking Tour in Yangshuo

Whether you’re a racer or a crawler when it comes to hiking, experience the beauty of Yangshuo’s karst pinnacles and rice fields at your pace—and no one else’s—on this private tour. Starting from a traditional village, hike through paddy fields and farmland, surrounded by karst, talking to farmers as you go. Enjoy an authentic local lunch in a farmer’s home before returning to Yangshuo.
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Private Li River Day Tour Including West StreetDay Trips

Private Li River Day Tour Including West Street

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The karst landscapes and countryside charm of the Li River make a Li River cruise a Guilin must-do. Spare yourself the crowding of public transport and coach tours with a private driver and discover the stories behind the karst as you cruise with a private guide. Enjoy time in Yangshuo’s notorious West Street before your driver returns you to your hotel.
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Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terrace Private 2 Days TourHiking & Camping

Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terrace Private 2 Days Tour

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On the first day,our local professional guide will accompany you as you explore the Li River and the rich surroundings,you'll have an unforgettable trip from different ways and discover the another side of the charming Li River.On the second day,you'll admire the most beautiful scenery of the terraced fields from different angles and discover the local minority cultures of the Zhuang and Yao peoples.This itinerary is designed to make good use of your time so you can fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape.There is no shopping, no tricks, and no queueing to endure.Our local English-speaking guide will guide you with professionalism and passion to make sure you have a wonderful day.
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Li River Cruise Full Day Tour of Guilin and YangshuoDay Cruises

Li River Cruise Full Day Tour of Guilin and Yangshuo

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Weave your way along the beautiful Li River and explore the luscious Chinese countryside on a full-day tour from Guilin. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, capture fantastic photographs of the spectacular scenery as you sail down the calm river for four hours; feast on freshly caught fish and local specialties on board for lunch; and disembark to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of street vendors in a rustic village. Peruse bespoke boutiques selling fine Chinese paintings and precious jade jewellery and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel.
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1 DAY - YANGSHUO PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

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A Yangshuo Local with a lifetime of experience. Kevin has been working to provide great experience to all visitors since the towns development into one of china's top tourist destinations. Being born and raised in Yangshuo he has a keen insight into all the area can offer, and has worked hard to increase his knowledge of the area, discovering many off the beaten track areas with which to escape the standard tourist trails. He has excellent English and prides himself on quality of service and making sure people get to experience the real Yangshuo he has know and loved his whole life. He is Also a proud family man and keen photographer
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Cycling + Moon hill Climbing + CavingAdrenaline & Extreme

Cycling + Moon hill Climbing + Caving

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Cycle through the picturesque countryside, discover the storybook landscapes of Yangshuo, admire the stunning mountains from the top of the Moon hill, explore the magical Gold Water Cave.
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Impression Yangshuo In-Depth Private 2 Days TourCultural Tours

Impression Yangshuo In-Depth Private 2 Days Tour

Climb to the top of Xianggong hill and have a bird's eye to overlook the amazing scenery.Take the bamboo raft go along with the beautiful river and enjoy the special karst scenery.Explore the fantastic nature by cycling.Watch "Impression Liusanjie".Visit the ancient town and discover old history .Meet the cormorant and fisherman.See the RMB20 background picture.This itinerary is designed to make good use of your time so you can fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape.There is no shopping, no tricks, and no queueing to endure.Our local English-speaking guide will guide you with professionalism and passion to make sure you have a wonderful day.
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2-Day Private Yangshuo Trip By Round-way Bullet Train From ShenzhenMulti-day Tours

2-Day Private Yangshuo Trip By Round-way Bullet Train From Shenzhen

Yangshuo is a picturesque countryside located in Guilin. This 2-day trip will let you take round-way bullet train from Shenzhen to explore Yangshuo by riding bike, hiking on the Xiang Gong Hill and cruising on the Li River.
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Full-Day Yangshuo Yulong River & Li-River Hiking Private TourHiking & Camping

Full-Day Yangshuo Yulong River & Li-River Hiking Private Tour

If you desire to embrace nature, hiking is really is a great way to see the Yangshuo Yulong River & Li-River are the paradise of hiking! The unique mountains, fabulous rivers, quiet countryside attracted tens of thousands of people to hiking this area every year.Highlights: 1.Yangshuo is your break from all the major cities in China.2. Hiking two beautiful rivers at Yangshuo--At Morning of Yulong river and at the afternoon at Li-River Xingping area and can catch the sunset at Xingping.3.Experience real China!
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5-Day Yangshuo Family Adventure: Biking, Caving, River Cruise and Cooking ClassKid Friendly Tours & Activities

5-Day Yangshuo Family Adventure: Biking, Caving, River Cruise and Cooking Class

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Enjoy an amazing outdoor adventure that’s perfect for the whole family on this 5-day Yangshuo that takes in the best of the Guilin region. Take guided bike rides through scenic mountain and rural landscapes, relax on a bamboo raft ride down the Jade Dragon River and enjoy a wide range of activities including cave exploring, a Chinese cooking class, traditional fan painting, hiking and a tea plantation visit. Stay overnight in quaint comfortable hotels in superb rural landscapes and enjoy round-trip transportation.
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5-Day Small-Group Yangshuo Bike Adventure with Rock Climbing, Hiking, Kayaking or Cooking ClassMulti-day Tours

5-Day Small-Group Yangshuo Bike Adventure with Rock Climbing, Hiking, Kayaking or Cooking Class

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Be enchanted by Yangshuo’s misty lakes, looming karst cliffs and winding valleys on this 5-day bike adventure, including accommodation. Cycle a total distance of 75 miles (120 km) both on- and off-road, and stop along the way to snap photos, visit local village markets or cool off with a swim in the river. Finally, get an extra adrenaline kick as you cruise down the Li River on a bamboo raft; try activities like rock climbing and kayaking; or take a cooking class (one extra activity included). This small-group tour is limited to 12 people for a personalised experience.
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Nature and Li River Private Day TourDay Trips

Nature and Li River Private Day Tour

A view of the beautiful scenery of Yangshuo and the Li River from every angle.Stand on a mountaintop and have a bird’s-eye view of the breathtaking landscape.Take a boat and drift along the Li River to admire the beautiful scenery.Take in the sights along a picturesque country road when you enjoy a bicycle ride.The Design of the Day TripThis itinerary is designed to make good use of your time so you can fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape.There is no shopping, there are no tricks, and no queueing to endure. You can depart from Guilin or Yangshuo Our local English-speaking guide will guide you with professionalism and passion to make sure you have a wonderful day.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Hiking along the Yulong river Private TourHiking & Camping

1 Day Yangshuo Countryside Hiking along the Yulong river Private Tour

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If you desire to embrace nature, hiking is really is a great way to see the Yangshuo countryside - the paradise of hiking! The unique mountains, fabulous rivers, quiet countryside attracted tens of thousands of people to hiking this area every year. Highlights: 1.Yangshuo is your break from all the major cities in China. 2.Yangshuo is a very laid back town with excellent facilities for visitors.3.Experience real China!
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  • 7 hours
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Private Custom Tour: Zhangjiajie to Guilin 5N6D Private TourCultural Tours

Private Custom Tour: Zhangjiajie to Guilin 5N6D Private Tour

Experience the natural beauty of Zhangjiajie and Guilin on this multi-day guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore must-see sites like Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, and the Longji rice terraces. Go cycling in Yangshuo, enjoy a cruise on the Li River, and catch the amazing Liu San Jie light show.
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Private Yangshuo tourBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Private Yangshuo tour

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Spend the day in the beautiful countryside town of Yangshuo, China's hidden gem. When people think of China, they still think of the big cities, it is often forgotten that there is so much natural beauty here and I would love to have the opportunity to show you that.We would spend the day exploring the individual mountains that spring up all over the countryside, made of limestone rocks and called karsts. Riding a bike through the lush green country, visiting the locals in their traditional mud house villages and climbing to the top of one of the most famous karsts in the area: Moon Hill. Then top it off with a beautiful journey down the Yulong river on a bamboo raft taking in some breathtaking scenery.These are just some of the amazing ways you could choose to spend your day.
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Bike tour through the stunning Yulong River ValleyDay Trips

Bike tour through the stunning Yulong River Valley

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Get to see one of the most beautiful landscapes in China with someone who grew up here. The out-of-this-world karst mountains.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Private Yulong River Bamboo Rafting Tour from YangshuoPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Yulong River Bamboo Rafting Tour from Yangshuo

Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Yangshuo's biggest attractions— Yulong River, Xianggong Mountain, Yangshuo Town and Bike along the beautiful countryside for a more. Upgrade for a comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and lunch.
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2-Day Yangshuo Highlights Private Tour with Optional ShowPrivate Sightseeing Tours

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2-Day Yangshuo Highlights Private Tour with Optional Show

Discover the beauty of Guilin on a 2-day popular escape visit to Yangshuo and its spectacular surrounding accompanied by a private guide. You will catch the top attractions over two days on a private leisure tour: Li River cruise or raft (according to the water level), Silver limestone Cave, Yulong river private bamboo raft, countryside cycling, West street and Xianggong Hill. This private tour is held over 2 days and one night with your own experienced stay in Yangshuo(on you own cost). All entrance tickets, private guide and driver, hotel pickup and drop off are all inlcusive. Tour departure point is flexible either in Guilin downtown hotel or Yangshuo hotel, dropoff point is also flexible either in Guilin or Yangshuo.
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  • 16 to 20 hours
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  • 16 to 20 hours
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