Li River, the most beautiful river in Guilin, runs through Guilin City to Yangshuo. Most of the year, it is ideal for kayaking on Li River. The kayak will take you to enjoy the appealing landscape along Li River and know the local life along it. Kayaking is a special way to discover the charm of Li River. It is becoming more and more popular among the locals and tourists.

The most beautiful scenery along Li River is between Yangdi and Xingping. Yangdi and Xingping section is about 18km long. It is great to kayak slowly on Li River to appreciate its beauty. You could hire a kayak in Yangdi. The best time for kayaking is between May and October. Other times are not for kayaking for the water level in Li River is too low to kayak. And weather between November and March is not ideal for kayaking either.

There is also kayaking available on the upper section of the Yulong River and additional details can be provided if interested.

Notes: Those suffering from congenital diseases, heart diseases, high blood pressure, mental disorder, dyskinesia and infectious diseases and those within 3 months after operations are not allowed to kayak.


Take a bus from Guilin Railway Station to Yangshuo. Get off at Yangdi Crossing (Yangdi Lukou). Then, go across the street to the crossing to take the bus to Yangdi Pier from Yangshuo. Alternatively, take a bus from Guilin Bus Station to Yangshuo Bus Station. Then, take a direct bus from Yangshuo Bus Station to Yangdi.

Please contact us for more details about kayaking.

Please contact us for more details about kayaking.