Visiting Yangshuo and its Mountains (with Map & Photos)

Yangshuo is a small village surrounded by mountains on all sides. Yangshuo means bright moon in Chinese. The main attraction of this place is the karst hills. Over time, these limestone mountains acquired a bizarre shape, which attracted attention.

Yangshuo Mountains
Yangshuo Mountains

This is how the town itself looks like - small streets with many souvenir shops and cafes/restaurants. Mountains are visible from everywhere.

Yangshuo Mountains
Yangshuo Mountains

It is very attractive for tourists to make such hand-made sweets. Enjoys wild popularity.
A lot of different jars with "sunsets", mostly hot peppers, as well as sweets, kazinaki, all sorts of dryness.

Mountains and hills of Yangshuo


There are several limestone peaks in Yangshuo itself, among which the most accessible and closest is Bilian Peak (Bilian Feng - entrance 45 yuan) - from there you can see the West Street (Xi Ji) and the Li River. The ascent to the top will not take even 40 minutes.

Yangshuo Mountains
Yangshuo Mountains

Yangshuo Park is literally a few minutes west of Xi Ji. On the territory of the park - the hills of Men and Women. Another smaller peak, Dragon Head Hill (Lungtou Shan) is also located just a few minutes north of the city centre.

Yangshuo Map