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Half-day Xingping photographic Sunrise tour with the Fisherman

Half-day Xingping photographic Sunrise tour with the Fisherman

By Guilin One Day Tours
per adult (price varies by group size)
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Ages 1-99
Duration: 4h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: Chinese, English

  • The English speaking guide
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • The charge of the fisherman
  • Entry/Admission - Li River

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • We pick up from any hotels in Guilin central or Yangshuo
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 40944P53

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Children must be accompanied by an adult
        • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
        • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
        • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Most travellers can participate
        • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 40944P53

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          The "fishing lights on the Li River" is part of the traditional lifestyle of a local Lijiang fisherman. Very early in the morning, the fishing man uses only a paddle, bamboo leaf, lantern, and his cormorant bird to catch fish. He doesn’t need hooks, or bait — just a mutual trust with the cormorant.  Our tour of Li-River sunrise photos or misty-morning photos around the Li River. You’ll be taken to the dock in Xingping. Enjoy the beautiful, peaceful river, as you take a ferry to sunrise spots nearby, for some fantastic photos of the sunrise. This stretch is one of the most spectacular on the river, incorporating the 20-yuan banknote view. Itinerary: 3:30--5:00: Pick up at hotel lobby and drive to the Li-River. 5:00--6:30: Enjoy the Li-River sunrise with the fisherman. 7:00-8:00: Back to Guilin or Yangshuo hotel.
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        • Guilin One Day Tours
          Guilin, Guangxi, China
          Joined in June 2011
        • 732eliess
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Nice Guilin trip
          Once again Andy was very professional and make this trip smooth and easy. I do recommend this tour with Andy as your guide :)
          Written 26 May 2024
        • 448lindseyw
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Guilin with Andy
          Andy was a fantastic guide! His English is superb and he is fun and easy to be around. We went to places we never would have known to find otherwise - and they were incredible. We also had a couple of instances of group members leaving items behind and both times Andy went to coordinate and get the items back. We enjoyed our time with Andy and wouldn't hesitate to book another tour with him in the future.
          Written 16 May 2024
        • Shouvik92
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          1 day trip to Yangshuo, Li River & Reed Flute Cave
          Thankyou so much Andy! Thankyou for being the best guide ever. I would like to give a slightly different review than what others here have given for him. Ofcourse he's a wonderful person, a funny guy finding humour in everything, a wonderful private guide to help you know what you need & also goes out of the way to let you know what you would like. But apart from that, he's very accommodating. I was running short of RMB cash & made an unusual request (usually which is not possible) to take some part of payment in RMB & some part in USD since I didn't want to take back any RMB with me. He agreed & that actually was very helpful! You can always count on him, he's very trustworthy, we left our bag containing our passports, cash & cards in his bag & it was all ok! In the end, we had to go back to hotel & it would get very late, so we wouldn't find any dinner. He pre-ordered for us so that we didn't miss out on dinner. This trip to Reed Flute Cave, the Xianggong Hill which had amazing views at the top, the Li River Bamboo cruise as well the amazing night show is something not less of a spectacular event & a must watch, thanks to Andy!
          Written 8 March 2024
        • austincaffin
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Informative and fun
          A fantastic summary of the highlights in Guilin and Yangshuo. Andy was very funny and made the tour a great experience tailored to us.
          Written 25 February 2024
        • Jakub W
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Best tour guide in Guilin
          Can't recommend this enough. Andy is a great tour guide. He put together a very comprehensive itinerary for a day trip to see the best that Guilin and kYangshuo have to offer. Andy speaks very good English, communicates well (suggest you use WeChat), and saves a lot of time thanks to his experience dealing with tour companies, ticket office clerks, local restaurants etc. We had a wonderful day, and all we had to do was to show up and enjoy it. Thanks, Andy.
          Written 14 February 2024
        • lucycK1752ZK
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Must-do tour in Guilin
          This tour was incredible, I would absolutely recommend! Andy was an excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. He tailored the schedule based on our needs, including helping us find a good place to buy the local fruit and making sure we got an excellent local lunch. Our favorite part was the bamboo boat and the local caves!
          Written 3 February 2024
        • C7541LJdanat
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Our last-minute trip turned out to be amazing! best times exploring Yangshuo !!!
          Our last-minute trip turned out to be amazing! Our tour guide, Andy, was incredible - not only did he provide us with information and drive us around, but he also customized the tour to our preferences, to the extent we started calling him the no-problem guy, everything is possible with him ! We had a blast chatting and the ride was comfortable and smooth. We never felt rushed at the places we visited. On the way, we stumbled upon Kumquat farms and Andy arranged for us to pick our own. He even took us to a fantastic restaurant with delicious vegetarian options, the place itself was very authentic and charming. The sites we saw were breathtaking, and the winter tour was even better with occasional appearances of the sun. While the night show wasn't available, all the other destinations were open and amazing. I highly recommend this trip to experience Yangshuo up close. Staying overnight and watching the sunrise from there is a nice idea. And, of course, I wholeheartedly recommend our accommodating tour guide, Andy. It was the best tour experience!
          Written 18 January 2024
        • DashayFede
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Amazing experience
          Fantastic experience in Guilin, thanks our tour guide Andy. He was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and always punctual. I highly recommend his services to anyone seeking a delightful and well-guide tour.
          Written 4 January 2024
        • DayTrip31137797684
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Andy is the best :D
          We had a great tour with Andy, it was full with adventure and fun. Definitely will book it again whenever in Guilin.
          Written 23 December 2023
        • bipingaur
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          Day trip with Andy
          Amazing trip. Andy makes it worth your time with his perfect planning of the entire day. Never overwhelming never boring.
          Written 22 December 2023
        • cl_menta926
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          4.0 of 5 bubbles
          A great day around Guilin
          Great day! The Yangshuo sightseeing was a perfect complement to the extraordinary cruise on the Li river - different rythm, different point of view on a similarly amazing scenery - a must do when you visit Guilin !
          Written 17 November 2023
        • 64connorc
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          A great way to see a lot of local highlights in just one day
          Get some good rest the night before and prepare for a jam-packed 13-hour day full of sights, activities, and performances. Andy is an indispensable leader whose expertise about the area runs deep. The itinerary is long, but it's an unforgettable day that will doubtless be a highlight of your time in China.
          Written 23 October 2023
        • 64connorc
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          Scenic hiking with a taste of local culture
          Colin was a great guide who led an excellent tour through the rice terraces! He was knowledgeable about the area, the foliage, and the customs and traditions. I had the opportunity to eat local specialty dishes and we took the time to stop at a tea plantation on the way back to Guilin. It was a full day and I highly recommend booking if you find your way to Guilin.
          Written 23 October 2023
        • Eduardo_Correia1989
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Nice day in Guilin
          I took this tour with Andy who was our driver and guide. He helped with the photos, gave good explanations and was punctual, returning in time for us to catch the train. We recommend this tour operator. Fiz esta excursão com o Andy que foi nosso motorista e guia. Ajudou com as fotos, deu boas explicações e foi pontual voltando a tempo para pegarmos o trem. Recomendamos este operador de turismo.
          Written 22 October 2023
        • David H
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Fantastic day
          We spent a fabulous day with our guide Andy, who was professional, friendly and fun. He even spoke French. The cruise allowed us to discover some fantastic scenery while sitting comfortably on the 1st floor of the boat. Andy shared his knowledge with us, providing explanations, information and anecdotes throughout the day.
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        14 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Jun 2023
        This was a once in a lifetime opportunity. I am glad I trusted Andy and went ahead with this tour. I have photographs of an exotic ancient world that doesn't exist anymore. Andy took me to a beautiful spot on the Li River where we could get still water and nice sunrise angles. He also arranged for a very cooperative fisherman who played along my requests during the entire photoshoot. I am just an amateur photographer but all my friends are gasping over my photographs. Every penny has been well-spent on this tour.
        Also, Andy is a great guide. He knows the area well and is very helpful.
        Written 10 June 2023
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        Estuardo R
        Kingsport, TN11 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        We woke up at 3 am to do this tour and didn’t regret it at all. Andy, our guide, drove us himself. Andy was on time, professional, accommodating, and friendly. Most helpful to us, he recommended a fantastic breakfast place that fit our needs perfectly. His English is great. The tour itself means about an hour drive through highway first then backwoods roads. Then you walk a bit through the dark to the fisherman’s boat, and you ride the boat (still in the dark) to a rocky outcropping. Then, you wait until the sun rises and sit on a bench from the fisherman’s boat. It was spring when we did this, so we didn’t get a “pretty” sunrise with colors, but it was still an incredible experience. I would recommend bringing a camera that works in low light, a lot of our earlier pictures were blurry. Then you walk back to the car for about 10 minutes. It finishes around 8 am, you can easily do things later in the day. Personally, we took a nap and then caught a train to Zhangjiajie.
        Written 15 June 2019
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        Copenhagen, Denmark129 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        The boat trip on the Li River was incredibly beautiful. It was very hot on deck, bring umbrella and fan. There was air conditioning downstairs. Andy is a fresh and sweet guy, took care of the important things. When you start the trip you are in a large departure center, remember to be careful.
        After the tour, we saw Yangshou, which is surrounded by the beautiful limestone mountains that rise steeply and majestically from the ground.
        The visit to the fisherman in the sunset was magical, He showed how to fish with cormorants or nets. Very beautiful and he was nice and present.
        Written 16 August 2023
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