Li River is located near city of Guilin, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, southern China. It originates in Cat Mountain and flowing 427km to Xijiang River at Wuzhou. Li River is the outstanding representative of the typical tower Karst formation in Guiln areas. The cream of Li River extends 83km from Guilin City to Yangshuo. This section of Li River boasts strand peaks rising abruptly from the flat ground, multi colored crags stand erect like pillar, crystal streams mirroring the green hills on banks and ancient trees growing straight out of rock fissures. The River looks like a blue silk ribbon, and the mountains resemble emerald hairpins". It winds and meanders its way for 170 kilometers, passing through Guilin, Yangshuo to the outlet of Gongchen River in Pingle County.
Ways to explore Yangshuo's idyllic countryside scenery include riding a bike, tandem, electric golf cart, or electric scooter (see details of vehicles here).Visit a local farmer’s old house on the way.
The major spots along this section from Guilin to Yangshuo include Oxen Gorge, Grown Cavern, Peach Blossom Villages, Fresco Hill, Yellow Cloth Shoal and Xingping Wonderland. Tourists could take a boat excursion to enjoy the scenic along the Li River. After the boat excursion, tourists could stay until evening in Yangshou to watch the night show “Impression of Liu Sanjie”.