The modern town of Guilin is an oasis of colour with lush gardens, colourful flowerbeds and osmnathus trees lining the streets. However the attraction of Guilin is really the stunning scenery that surrounds it. Famous for its majestic limestone karts and crystal clear waters, the natural beauty found along the Li River make it an essential part of any visit to China.
Top hotels in Guilin
Best time to visit Guilin
• The spring months in Guilin are warm with some rain, and the karst landscape is often covered in mist; the most rain falls between May and June
• Summer is hot and humid with average temperatures of 30°C, there are occasional downpours during
• The autumn is a fantastic time to visit the region with relatively warm temperatures and dry conditions; the trees are all starting to change colour, making the unique landscapes even more spectacular.
Guilin holiday highlights
Do nothing more than relax on a leisurely cruise, absorb the captivating scenery and enjoy life at a leisurely pace.
Guihai Forest of Steles Museum
Visit historic grottoes in Seven Star Park and discover a ‘forest’ of rocks marked with stone inscriptions.
Found in Xishan Park, this amazing museum’s collections include Ming and Qing Dynasty relics.