Guilin Laozhai Mountain, Yangshuo County

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Admire the sight of the Li River meandering slowly through the giant wooded karst anthouses of the Laozhai Hills at Guilin Laozhai Mountain, and make your 20-Yuan banknote come alive. At the top of a steep climb with over 1,100 stone steps, starting from Rongtan Park next to Xingping town wharf, you will be rewarded with an iconic and awe-inspiring view. A must-see during a visit to Giulin, bring a bottle of water for the 30-40 minute hike, and don't forget your camera. The majestic panorama from the top gives you unparalleled views of rural and natural scenery. If you wish to see the sunrise, you can find accomodations available in inns at the foot of the hill. To visit Guilin Laozhai Mountain on your holiday in Yangshuo County, and find out what else Yangshuo County has to offer, use our Yangshuo County day trip website .
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  • We (Chronicle of early 30) took 40 minutes. The steps are pretty good passable. In case of rain good look seems to me. Along the way you have hardly views because of the trees. End result is definitely worth it!
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  • This view is ideal for watching the sunset on the Li River. Attention however, the rise is not easy and presents some slightly more complex passages, so be equipped with appropriate footwear.
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  • The start of the hike is easy to find just at water front of XingPing (where you can take boats). I attached a picture with path to Laozai hill marked. Be prepared to walk up very steep path for 20-40...  more »

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The home of an established leisure resort town, Yangshuo County offers an extensive range of accommodations, both inside and outside the main urban area. In the town itself, you'll find charming guesthouses set in old wooden buildings, standard hotels, basic hostels, and a smattering of larger resorts on the outskirts. Follow the roads and the rivers out of town to find a good deal more hotels, hostels, and guesthouses scattered across the area, enjoying picturesque spots amid the karst landscape. Camping also provides a particularly interesting option for budget-conscious and outdoorsy visitors.
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