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Two Day Tour in Guilin
Li River:Originaing in Cat Mountain in Xin'an county northeast of Guilin, the Li River winds its way southeast for about 437 km, passing through Guilin, Yangshuo, Pingle, Zhaoping and finally meets Xi River in Wulin. It boasts the largest and most beautiful scenic area in China and attracts thousands of visitors each year. The 83-km-long waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is like an artists's masterpiece. The landscape is decorated with rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, leisurely boats and is lined with bamboo. A poem says: "The river is a green silk ribbon, and the hills are jade hair-pins". Mostly the cruise starts from Zhujiang Wharf. It is about 40 minutes drive from Guilin city. and then 4 to 5 hours cruise will take you to a beautiful and sedate ancient city - Yangshuo. The Li River cruise is included in each of the following featured tour packages where you can choose the best one for you or simple let us design a trip for you.
Elephant Trunk Hill, also known as Elephant Hill is located at the confluence of Li River and Peach Blossom River in the southwest of Guilin city. It looks like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water hence the name. Elephant Trunk Hill has been the symbol of the karst landscape in the area.
Water Moon Cave Between the elephant trunk and its body space a round cave which resembles a full moon drifting on the water, thus the name. When in a full moon night, the water waves and the moon glitters form a fantastic scene which has been highly honored by poets, painters over history. In and out of the cave are many carvings and inscriptions, the most well known of which is a poem by Lu You, one of the four great poets of the Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279).The Crown Cave
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