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One Day Yangshuo Photography Tour

Yangshuo has best landscape scenery among Guilin. This guided tour design for photography beginners and enthusiasts. We know the hidden path to the stunning scenery for best pictures. The portrait photography of Li River fisherman with mountains as backdrop will highlights the trip.

About This Tours

  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Off the beaten track
  • Availability : Depart on everyday.
  • Tour Type: Private
  • Guide Language : English
  • Easy Cancellation : Up to 14 days before departure: 100% full refund; 7 to 13 days before departure: 90% refund; 3 to 6 days before departure: 50% refund; 2 to 0 days days before departure: no refund.

Tour Itinerary

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3 :30AM-7:30AM

Pick up form your hotel in Guilin, 1 1/2 hours to Xianggong Mountain, sunrise view on bend of Li River

Wake up early in the morning, we start the tour at 3:30am for catch moment of sunrise between the towering peaks in Li River.

One and a half hours drive to Xianggong Mountain from Guilin, follow up stone steps to the top viewing platform, find a best view angle and waiting for the sunrise, the scenery is just superb.

Good to Know:

  • 1. The day before the tour, your guide will call you or leave you a message to hotel at around 7:00-9:00pm for appointment time and place next day. If you do not receive any information from the guide, please contact us at 0773-286-5632. at 7/24 assistant.
  • 2. The location of hotel collection and drop-off should be within the ring of Zhongshan Rd. For hotel far beyond zhongshan Rd, you need to hire a taxi to the appointed place to meet your guide, or pay eatra fee for pick up.
  • 3. You guide will check the time of sunrise the day before the tour.
  • 4. We will prepare plan B if its heavy rains at that day.
At dawn wait for sunrise on the mountain top

At dawn wait for sunrise on the summit of Mt Xianggong.

Li River landscape under sunlight

Li River landscape under sunlight

Sunrise View and Li River Bend

Sunrise View and Li River Bend

panoramic view from Xianggong Mountain

Panoramic view of Li River from Xianggong Mountain


Cuiping Mountain, Cuiping Landscape

Cuiping Mountain which is half an hour from Xianggong Mountain in Putao town, the scenery here famous for the rice field, China rural scenery and rolling peaks as backdrop, it reviles the Guilin’s unique nature beauty combine with farming culture.

Good To Know

  • The path leading to the viewing point on Cuiping Mountain is narrow and steep, should pay attention in case fall down accidentally.
Sunrise View and Li River Bend

Cuiping scenery

panoramic view from Xianggong Mountain

Cuiping scenery under nature light

10:30AM - 1:30PM

Fuli stone arch bridge

Head to Fuli Bridge, a 500 years old stone arch bridge cross over Yulong River, complete with tranquil countryside scenery on both side riverbank. The arch bridge mirror in the river like a full moon perfectly reflected towering peaks in the hole.

Fuli Bridge

Fuli bridge summer view

panoramic view from Xianggong Mountain

Cuiping scenery under nature light

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Lunch arrange in local restaurant in Yangshuo

Taste Yangshuo Local food and take a rest in restaurant for recover.

Yangshuo beer fish

Yangshuo beer fish

Fried river snails

Fried river snails


Sunset view in Li River, fisherman and cormorants' portrait, casting net, lit up by oil lamp

The highlights today are pictures of feature elements of Li River: sunset between rolling peaks along Li River, cormorant birds and fisherman, casting net while stand on bamboo raft and lit up oil lamp at towards evening. We hire a real local fisherman as model to complete this photo opportunity.

Local fisherman lit up oil lamp in the evening

Local fisherman lit up oil lamp in the evening

casting net

Casting net in Li River

Fisherman and Comorants

Fisherman and his cormorant birds resting in a bamboo raft, with rolling peaks as backdrop


Transfer back to your Guilin Hotel in the evening or your hotel in Yangshuo at your arrangement.

Good to Know

  • This in-depth photography tour will be lasted over 15 hours, should take a good sleep the night before to keep a good state of physical and mind.
  • If you don’t want to start early in the morning, and just capture the nature landscape under sunlight in Xianggong Mountain, please inform us.
  • Bring some snacks with you as we start at 3:30 in the morning, don’t have time for breakfast.
  • Wearing a good antiskid shoes, we will climb up two mountains and one have to access up through narrow and steep footpath.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 Person 2 - 3 Person 4 - 5 Person 6 - 9 Person
$ 440 $ 246 $ 150 $ 122

* Price per Person in US Dollars 1 Person $ 123 The price may change during some festivals including Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid- Autumn Day and National Day (1st-7th October).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

* An extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier than 09:00 or later than 19:00.

Price Inclusion

  • Private English-speaking guide service fee
  • Private transfer service with air-conditioned vehichle
  • All entrance tickets and meals listed above
  • Service charge and tax
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • Luggage transfers


Price Exclusion

  • Airfare/train tickets/hotel/China visa
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, shopping and attractions that are not listed in the itinerary
  • Excess baggage charges and travel insurance
  • Extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier 09:00 or later than 19:00


Tour Code: GLALC-26

Tour Type: One Day Trips  (Private Tour)

from US $246 p/p

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