Yangshuo Tours & Activities

relaxation or adventure...

Yangshuo offers a varied selection of trips and activities to match various interests and passions. Whether you come to relax and experience rural life while taking in the beautiful karst scenery per raft or on a leisure guided cycling tour, immerse in the local culture and its arts, or want to get your adrenaline running, plenty of options available and we organise everything for you.


The area offers some excellent hiking and cycling routes, from a lazy stroll between the villages to hikes across the nearby rice terraces, taking in the breath-taking views and culture of the local minorities. Or why not try an introductory class in Tai Chi with the head master of the Yangshuo Tai Chi School or take some lessons in calligraphy, brush landscape painting, mandarin/Chinese or learn new culinary skills at the Yangshuo Cooking School and enjoy a relaxing hot-tub experience or massage on the rooftop deck of our Yangshuo Village Retreat amid gorgeous mountain scenery afterwards...


For more information about what there is all to do and enjoy here in Yangshuo, the Yangshuo travel guide of Yangshuo-Insider is one of the few updated and very informative guides about the area in and around Yangshuo with prices of most activities and tours.

Outdoor Activities

Adventure time...

• Climbing up Yangshuo
• Cycling Trips / Tours
• Kayaking Trips on the Li-River

• Bamboo Rafting on the Li or Yulong

• Caving around Yangshuo
• Swimming in the Li-river
• Hiking around Yangshuo

Cultural Immersion

The people, the traditions...

• Train in the ancient art of Kung Fu
• Mandarin classes from a local teacher
• Liu San Jie Light show
• Chinese Cooking classes
• Calligraphy lessons
• Cormorant Fishing at night
• Festivals


Time to let go...

• Chinese medicinal massage
• Study Tai Chi with a true master
• Jacuzzi (fees apply)
• Roof Top terrace

Yangshuo Tours & Trips

Experience authentic China...

Here at the Yangshuo Village Retreat we do our darn best to let you discover Yangshuo the way you prefer in personalized tours to suit your needs and wishes. Let us know which of the activities in this Yangshuo China guide favors your interests and we will arrange transportation, entrance tickets, food, excellent guides and any equipment you may need. Why not sit back and let us arrange your Yangshuo Tours and show you the Yangshuo we know and love.