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The Li River of GuiLin 桂林漓江
The Li River, or Li Jiang, is in Guilin, in South China’s Guangxi Province. It is renowned as being
One of “the world’s top 10 watery wonders” according to National Geographic.
The 84 Km Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo boasts the most beautiful
scenery. Along the are
Grazing water buffalo,
Farmers in rice fields,
Traditional villages nestled at the bases of the hills.
The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is the centerpiece of any trip to
northeastern Guangxi Province.
Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky.
Water buffalo patrol the fields,
Peasants reap rice paddies,
School kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts.
See ten famous mountains in Guilin along the way: Elephant Trunk Hill 象鼻山, Fubo Mountain 伏波山, Diecai Mountain疊彩山 , Qixing Mountain七星山, Chuanshan Mountain穿山, etc.
Elephant Trunk Hill 象鼻山
Elephant Trunk Hill Day and Night View
'The Legend of Elephant Hill' Night Show
Started in March 2013
This is a multimedia special effects with amazing music show in the
evenings. Need to buy seperate ticket.
Elephant Trunk Hill itself becomes the projection screen. Using computer generated video, lasers, and special lighting to project the highlights of culture and scenery of Guilin.
The show is divided into four parts:
1- Primitive Guilin,
2- Mysterious Village,
3- Phantom Theater, and the
4- Legend of the Elephant God.
No fixed seating area in the park. Visitors are walking free around the park and stop at four points to cover the full performance there.
Direction Map to Elephant Hill in Guilin
桂林漓江橋Lijiang Bridge in 2010
The bridge was built in1988 and extended in 2015.
The bridge is 800m downstream of Elephant Hill.
桂林解放橋 JieFang Bridge
Direction map of Li River between GuiLin and YangShuo
Between GuiLin and YangShuo, the Li River is 83 kilometers. The most beautiful section of the Li River is about 40 kilometers from the departure pier to XingPing.
For more about the section of Li River in YangShuo, click here : Li River Cruise at YangShuo Town