LAST UPDATE: 1st January 2020
Li River Best time to Visit
The best time to visit the Li River?
Are you planning for your next vacation to Guilin? Are you wondering the Li River best time to visit for your Guilin tour? Follow us and let’s see the best time to visit the Li River.
Firstly, the Li River offers several activities to enjoy as outlined below:
Li River Cruise
Li River cruise is one of the most popular in Guilin. The best time to take the Li River cruise is in the morning. All the Li River big boat cruises depart by 10:00 am from Guilin pier to Yangshuo pier. On the boat, you may feel that you were cruising in the changing classical Chinese paintings. The best months to enjoy the Li River Cruise is April, May, August, September and October.
Li River Sunrise
If you are interested in sunrise photography, Xianggong Hill standing by the Li River is a good option. The sunrise and the cloud sea around the karst hills nearby make for picturesque views. As the hill is becoming more and more popular among tourists and photographers, it is recommended that you get to the hill as early as you can to take up the best point for the sunrise.
The spot of Beautiful Scenery (甲天下) near Yangdi also has gorgeous Li River sunrise to admire. In addition, it is less-known than the Xianggong Hill. You can create your own photography works in a less crowded environment there. The best months to enjoy the Li River sunrise are from August to October.
Li River Sunset
The best time to visit the Li River is during the sunset. You could be able to appreciate the Li River sunset on the top of Diecai Hill at the heart of Guilin City. In addition, Mopanshan pier and Zhujiang pier both of which are located around 30 kilometers from the heart of the city offer the breathtaking sunset to enjoy. You can also see the Li River sunset in Daxu Old Town. The best months to appreciate the Li River sunset are from August to November.
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