Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
Yulong River Road, Gaotian Town, Yangshuo County, Guangxi Zhuang, Chinahttp://www.yangshuomountainretreat.com86 773 8777 091The Yangshuo Mountain Retreat is located within a designated scenic area on the banks of the Yulong River, with steep limestone karst towers behind and emerald rice fields in front. By car the Retreat is one hour from Guilin Airport and just 15 minutes from Yangshuo town, served by the hotel’s free shuttle twice daily. The Retreat is accessible by a small road which is popular for biking along the Yulong River, with many villages along the way. Nearby attractions include Moon Hill, a dramatic rock arch at the top of 700 steps through bamboo forest, and a variety of caves, some of which have underground springs with dramatic rock formations.
Getting There and Away
Guilin International Airport
The closest Airport to Yangshuo is in Guilin (Airport is 70 minutes from our hotel). Guilin is very well connected to the main Chinese and Asian cities. Generally it is advisable to book tickets at least 3 days in advance, however next-day purchase might also be possible.
Guilin Train Station
The closest train station to Yangshuo is Guilin. The train station is an easy 10 min. walk from Guilin’s bus station situated on Zhongshan Nan Lu.
GUanxi Provincehttp://www.yangshuomountainretreat.com/en-us/activities/li-river-cruises.htmOriginating from Maoer Shan (Cat Mountain) in Xing'an county, north of Guilin, the Li River winds its way south for about 437 km, passing through Guilin, Yangshuo, Pingle and Zhaoping, and finally meets the Xi (West) River at Wuzhou. It boasts the largest and most beautiful scenic area in China and attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Fenglou Villagehttp://www.yangshuoguesthouse.com/en-us/activities/hiking.htmMoon Hill is a hill with a natural arch through it a few kilometers outside Yangshuo. It is so named for a wide, semicircular hole through the hill, all that remains of what was once a limestone cave formed in the phreatic zone. Like most formations in the region, it is karst. It is also a popular tourist attraction.
Yangshuo, Guangxi ProvinceA major tributary of Li River, Yulong River flows through some of the most beautiful Karst (limestone) scenery near Yangshuo. Local people use rafts as daily transportation up and down the river between house, markets, and rice paddies. Some villagers made bigger rafts and started to woo the travelers and soon it became a highlight of tour around Yangshuo. Sitting on the reclining chair on the raft, you can enjoy an all around view of the natural, rural life down the river.
Yangshuo, Guilinhttp://www.yangshuomountainretreat.com/en-us/activities/yangshuo-caves.htmLongmen Water Cave was a recently opened sights, in Longmen vilige, 3km from Moon Hill. It is the largest and one of the most exciting natural caves to explore in Yangshuo. The whole cave is about 3km long and runs through 3 mountains. The water in the cave is 0.5m deep and has a gentle flow which is clean and safe.
Yangshuo, Guilinhttp://www.yangshuomountainretreat.com/en-us/activities/yangshuo-caves.htmBuddha Cave is located opposite Moon Hill in Yangshuo. It has an underground network of subterranean passageways that stretches for 5 km and passes through 3 mountains. It is claimed that 10,000 people could actually fit into the cave itself.
On Yulong River Near Baisha TownThis 600 year-old stone bridge is the launch point for bamboo rafts and at quiet times of the afternoon, is a perfect swimming area. Local kids jump off the 10m highest point of the bridge into the river below. The Yulong Bridge is 20km up river from Yangshuo Mountain Retreat.
Liu Sanjie Show (Impression Liu Sanjie)
Li River at Mushan Villagehttp://www.yangshuomountainretreat.com/en-us/activities/liu-sanjie-show-on-li-river.htmThis famous water staged-show in Yangshuo had its premier in 2004 and is billed to be the largest natural stage in the world. The Liu Sanjie (The Three Liu Sisters) was created and choreographed by legendary Chinese director, Zhang Yimou, who also created and directed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics. The outdoor amphitheatre is located about 2 km from West Street and the show is performed on the Li River itself. Twelve karst hills are illuminated, highlighting the area's natural geological wonders as a backdrop to the stage. The show can appear different each performance, as mist, rain, clouds and varying moonlight naturally alter the set of the stage. The show features more than 600 local people, who are mainly farmers, fisherman and young children from surrounding villages to perform to an audience of up to 10,000. Liu sanjie booking and tickets are available from Yangshuo Mountain Retreat and Yangshuo village Inn most evenings of the year except during heavy rain.
Yangshuo China is the land of poets, set in a dreamland of enchanting karst mountains and pristine rivers. It is a fairytale-like landscape immortalized by numerous artists and poets. The town itself has been here since antiquity.
Guilin is a prefecture-level city in China, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on the west bank of the Li River. Its name means "forest of Sweet Osmanthus", owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its unique scenery
Hong KongThere are several direct flights from Hong Kong to Guilin International Airport, which is a 1 hr drive from Yangshuo town and our hotel.
There are several direct flights from Shanghai to Guilin International Airport, which is a 1 hr drive from Yangshuo town and our hotel.
Yangshuo Village Inn
http://www.yangshuoguesthouse.com+86-15977364111Located in the heart of Moon Hill village in beautiful Yangshuo China, this charming family-run hotel offers guests stunning views from eight beautifully decorated rooms and an unforgettable rooftop dining experience. Yangshuo Village Inn is an excellent alternative to staying in Yangshuo town. With shady pomelo groves, mud brick houses and sub-tropical forest surrounding the guesthouse, this is the perfect getaway from noisy downtown.