Sunday, July 21, 2013

Li River

Executive summary by darmansjah

Explore the beauty of the Li River

The air was cool, the breeze. Towering karst hills. Lie wide river with its clear water splitting in the middle of the hill. That piece of the atmosphere in Guilin, one small town in the province of Guangxi, China; original text by Augustine Handoko

Browsing on the Li River in boats or in the language of china called the Li Jiang became one of the most convenient way to enjoy the beauty in one corner of Guilin. The trip starts from Zhujiang pier. The ship departs at 09:30 and tourists usually requested is already in the dock at 09:00. There are many boats available at this dock.

panorama on the river lie

During the five-hour boat trip into Yangshuo, travelers are spoiled by a combination of the beauty of a row of hundreds of karst hills, waterfalls, landscaped banks, farms, and local settlements.

On the way along 83 kilometers, tourists who previously enjoyed the view on the deck of the ship which was a relief, can descend into a seat while eating lunch with a can still enjoy the view. The windows on either side of the ship is quite big.

Green Silk Ribbon

The beauty of the Li River has been famous since the Tang Dynasty (618 years until the year 907). Poet Du Fu (712 years until the year 770) reveals the beauty of the Li River in one sentence, " The river is a green silk ribbon's like the hills were like jade hairpins. "

Although it has been known for a long time, the Li River remains laid regularly. In some stretches, the river edge cemented accidentally, while in other segments such as left shore. Structuring the Li River provide evidence that China is ready to combine economic progress with the tour.

Besides enjoying the panoramic beauty along the way, travelers can also interact with the local people who sell. The merchants will associate sampan alongside the ship slowly cruised while offering his wares. These merchants generally sell fruits or vegetables just picked soon.

Pull up the Li River Cruiser 500 ¥uan, or about US$ 79 per person. In late November 2012, this tourist spot visited by local tourists and foreign tourists from Asia, Europe, and the United States, and Latin America.

China seriousness work on tourism sector is also seen in the dock Yangshuo, where exploration is over. On top of the pier, built souvenir sales area extends along approximately 1 mile to the exit. Place of sale of various types of souvenirs is convenient because it is equipped with a permanent roof that prevent travelers from the rain or hot sun.

Outside the complex pier Yang Shuo is still lined with souvenir shops and food stalls. Price of the goods less expensive than the same goods are sold around the docks.

Elephant Trunk

Other attractions are the landmark Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill, a park with a karst hills in the middle. This karst hills on the edge of the Li River, but in the middle segment of Guilin city. Towering position in the city center alone makes this unique karst.

Karst is called Elephant Trunk because there are parts that resemble elephant was drinking water at the Li River. To confirm its shape resembling an elephant, made also some elephant statues around the park.
Musical fountain in Liujiang river. Liuzhou, Guangxi province, china became a tourist attraction

In addition to offering panoramic Li River, this park also offers scenery Guilin city from the height of the peak. In karst peak height of approximately 100 meters from the park, visitors can see some angles Guilin.

In this park, there are many traders who peddle wares using Malay and Indonesian. If you see tourists faced Malay, they are ready and willing to offer their merchandise bargain. "I was shocked, suddenly they offer an umbrella in the Indonesian language. Maybe it's a lot of tourists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei previously traveled to Elephant Trunk memorized so that the sword, "said camper from Indonesia.


Guilin travel package usually comes with a visit to the city of Liuzhou as being in one of the access Naning, the capital of Guangxi. In Liu Zhou, tourists are also treated to the beauty of the city which is really organized.

One of the mainstays in Liuzhou is an artificial waterfall and fountain attraction at night. The second best way to enjoy this dish is the exploration of the night to use the ship's tours with tariff of 80 Yuan, or about US$ 12.75 for a span of 20 minutes.

Group of waterfalls along the banks of the Li 650 meters located between the bridge and the Wenchang Wenhui. This artificial waterfall seems to come from Panlong Mountain, cluster karst in Liuzhou city center and was completed in February 2007.

Of the length of the row of the highest waterfall is 25 meters. At night, artificial waterfalls that draw water from the Li River looks beautiful.

Performing musical fountain is not far from the artificial fountain complex, which is located between the bridge and Wenhui Liujiang. Complex musical fountain that occupies a location along 315 meters on the side of the Liujiang River. Shots highest fountain can reach 100 meters. The fountain rocked up and down following the rhythm of rhythm music.

That night, we offered musical fountain show with music orchestra. It's beautiful.

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