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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  • One of the best things going for Laozhai mountain is the location. The start of the climb is just outside of the xingping dock. It's a steep, 30 minute climb to the top where you get almost no view. B...  more »
  • This hike starts from very near the ferry docks and takes about 30 minutes up a VERY steep trail made of stone steps with one 15 foot section of metal ladder with sturdy handrails. There is a small pa...  more »
  • I walked up in 30 minutes, the view is amazing. Be careful on the slippery steps or when climbing the rocks at the top, especially when it has rained. Parts have been closed off now, but you can still...  more »

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