Guilin Holidays

China
Surrounded by scraggly, finger-like peaks, Guilin has rightly become one of the top destinations in China due to the natural beauty surrounding the city. One of the top things to do in this southern Chinese city is take a cruise down the Li River. From the top of your boat …

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How to get to Guilin

Here's what you need to know about getting to Guilin. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Guilin takes 16 hours, 10 minutes.

When to go to Guilin

Typical Holiday Price

£809 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Guilin varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

January

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - January is the cheapest month to go to Guilin.

Where to stay in Guilin

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Guilin, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Guilin

einalem | FlickrLi River Boat Trip
Li River Boat Trip
Marc van der Chijs | FlickrSeven Star Park
Seven Star Park
Klobetime | FlickrThe Reed Flute Cave
The Reed Flute Cave
Klobetime | FlickrDu Xiu Feng
Du Xiu Feng
TanyaJoel | Trip by SkyscannerChina Odyssey Tours
China Odyssey Tours
Pedro Muñiz | Trip by SkyscannerYao Mountain
Yao Mountain
Pedro Muñiz | Trip by SkyscannerLonji Terraced Fields
Lonji Terraced Fields
Laura Grace Tarpley | Trip by SkyscannerXingping
Xingping
Mel S Wong | Trip by SkyscannerTwo River Four Lake Cruise
Two River Four Lake Cruise
Pedro Muñiz | Trip by SkyscannerYing &Yang Pagoda
Ying &Yang Pagoda

Reviews of Guilin

Christina Mintarsih
Christina Mintarsih
24/10/2019

The best place I ever visited..went there on October and stay at West street. The weather, people, food is the best ! Love being there and would love to go again soon

Leow Cheng Lam
Leow Cheng LamKlang
29/12/2014

Guilin is very beautiful with thousands of hills, extraordinary shape, impressive view when on boat cruise through Li Jiang. It is must experience to visit Li Jiang.

Wandering Sober
Wandering SoberAtyrau
09/09/2015

Went on a hot air balloon ride. Easily one of the most beautiful landscapes I have ever seen.

Chris Kompst
Chris KompstVancouver
07/08/2014

I suppose Guilin and it's misty karst peaks is the image that many have of China. Guilin is the place to catch boats up the Li River.

Nearby destinations

Nanning

Guangzhou

Guiyang

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