Guilin Family Tours & Activities

Guilin, the most beautiful city of China, offers much to explore for both adults and kids. Families can not only appreciate the featured karst landscape but also take some outdoor activities together.

Here are some most recommended things to do for family visitors in Guilin.

Enjoying the Picturesque Natural Beauty

Guilin, praised as the finest scenery under heaven, is famous for its water, and the Karst landscapes. Whiling visiting Guilin, you can take a Li River cruising from Guilin to Yangshou, with amazing Karst peaks along the way. To visit the Reed Flute Cave, hiking to the Moon Hill, climb the Yaoshan Mountain or Xianggong Mountain and take photos of the special Elephant Trunk Hill, both adults and kids will be amazed by the breathtaking landscape of Guilin.

Taking Outdoor Activities

Guilin is also a paradise for outdoor adventures, such as hiking, trekking and cruising. However, for family with kids, there are some safer activities to choose. Taking a countryside biking tour is a good way to get closer to the nature. And for teenagers, go kayaking on the Li River or hiking on the Longji Rice Terraces will be an enjoyable challenge. A relaxing Bamboo rafting on the Yulong River is will be fun for all ages.

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Countryside Biking
Countryside Biking in Yangshuo County

Getting Close to the Locals

Take a visit to West Street in Yangshuo County, you will feel a different life style in a some place that you will never experience in big city. Also during the visit to Jiuxia Village, your family will get a chance to visit a local farmer’s house, experiencing the authentic urban life of the people. If your family are keen on ethnic culture, you can go to the Longji Rice Terraces, where some ethnic groups living, especially Zhuang people. It will be a fresh experience to see the ethnic women dressing in unique and colorful costumes, singing and dancing. You also can join in with them to enjoy the original Zhuang life and culture, and even stay with local families enjoying both the Longji tea and the Longji wine.

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Dragon's Minority Groups
Long-haired Wemen of Ethnic Zhuang

Joining in a Chinese Cooking Class

The cooking class begins at the local market where ingredients for the dishes are chosen by students. Back at a covered, rooftop patio-classroom, you have an opportunity to learn three dishes and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Useful Links:
Yangshuo Cooking Class

Popular Tour with Yangshuo Cooking Class Experience:
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Cooking Class in Guilin
Cooking Class in Guilin

Appreciating the Local Folk Shows

To kill your time at night, there are some recommended night shows for all ages, like the Outdoor Night Show of Impression Sanjie Liu and Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River. The Liu Sanjie Show is performed by more than 600 cast with the REAL background (the rock mountain and part of the Li River), from which you can see are the impressions derived from the daily life of the people living around the Li River, rather than the specific details of the stories. The special Cormorant Fishing Show will give your family a rare change to get a close look at the fishing and how the local fishers harmoniously work with the birds.

Popular Tours with Chance to Enjoy Impression Sanjie Liu:
>> 2 Days Guilin Ideal Li River Cruise with Yangshuo Essence Tour
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Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River
Cormorant Fishing Show in Li River

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