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Yangshuo Tailormade Holidays

A relaxing cruise down the River Li brings visitors to Yangshuo. To get to Yangshuo, cruise boats pass an endless procession of karst limestone peaks (some with crazy names) and simple villages along approximately an 80km course. At low tide during certain times of the year, cruises will generally commence downstream at Zhujiang where water levels will better support the cruisers that ply the river route.

In addition to the stunning scenery, local fishermen use trained cormorants to catch fish. When the bird has made a catch, the fisherman pulls the bird in and retrieves the fish from the bird’s beak. A collar on the bird prevents the act of swallowing. Every 5-6 catches the bird is rewarded with a fish. Local village boys also generally paddle out to the riverboats with all manner of souvenirs.

Nestled 70km south of Guilin in the midst of China’s most awesome karst limestone scenery, Yangshuo (meaning ‘Bright Moon’) is an appealing town. Stepping off the cruise vessel, most visitors pass gaggles of souvenir hawkers with stalls piled high with Mao and Beijing Olympic memorabilia, fake coins, music CDs, fancy-name ski jackets, ‘genuine’ copy souvenirs and watches, and Chinese calligraphy sets. In Yangshuo proper the town’s main street Xi Jie, a cobble-stoned thoroughfare, is lined with all manner of little eateries serving Chinese and Western favourites. If feeling adventurous, Bilian Feng and Yangshuo Gangyuan are two karst peaks of some 100m height that can be climbed.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Yangshuo, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to China

The Dragon's Backbone | Longsheng | China
Beyond the City Walls
12 days FROM $3,849

Take the road less travelled from bustling Beijing to cosmopolitan Shanghai. Visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Terracotta Warriors, before discovering the striking limestone peaks of Guilin, the fascinating eclectic mix of minority groups in Yangshuo and Longsheng’s incredible Dragons Backbone.

Temple and mountains | Lijiang | China
Journey Down South
10 days FROM $2,819

Get off the beaten track and see the highlights of China’s scenic south. Discover dramatic landscapes, trek in the beautiful Yunnan Province and meet the locals at eco lodges and homestays.

Tailormade Holidays to Yangshuo

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in China — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Yangshuo.

REF: China 2271 - 14 Day China Tailormade holiday with 3 days in Yangshuo - Also visiting: Guilin, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Tsedang
Paradesa Yangshuo Resort, Yangshuo
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

The Paradesa Yangshou is a pretty and popular resort in a stunning location, with spacious and tastefully decorated rooms and landscaped gardens. The hotel has two restaurants, one serving Chinese cuisine and the other Western.

Yangshuo Resort, Yangshuo
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Luxury Boutique Hotel

Set in gorgeous landscaped gardens and surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop, Yangshou Resort is a luxurious hotel that will leave you spellbound. The exquisite and tastefully designed rooms are well-equipped with many boasting balconies with breathtaking views. Free bicycles are on hand for guests to explore the local area and the nearby river is a great place to people watch! Located in Gaotian Town, just a short drive from the town of Yangshuo.

Yangshuo Tangrenjie Hotel, Yangshuo
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Yangshuo Tangrenjie is a modern hotel with a unique architectural style in beautiful surroundings. The tastefully furnished rooms are well-equipped with modern amenities and the hotel has an excellent range of facilities including a sauna, business centre and a number of restaurants.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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