Travel Tips

when to go

Yangshuo's climate is subtropical and monsoon-influenced. The coldest time is January with an average temperature of about 9C (48F) while the warmest months are July and August with an average temperature of about 28C (82F). The best time to visit is from April to October when it is relatively mild and pleasant and the scenery is more lush and beautiful.

Tips: 1. From March to August, especially in May and June, bring an umbrella because rain is frequent.

2. During the Chinese traditional holidays especially Labor Day from May 1st to May 7th and National Day from October 1st to October 7th, tourists are out in droves. This means facilities may be crowded and rates for accommodations,transportation and other travel essentials will be higher than usual.

Fast Facts

Yangshuo in brief:

Location: in the northeast of Guangxi Province and to the south of Guilin City

Area: 1428 square kilometers (352, 866 acres)

Population: 300,000

Nationalities: totally 13 including ethnic groups such as Yao, Hui and Zhuang

Postcode: 541900

Dialing Code: 0773

Useful numbers:

Fire alarm: 119

Police: 110

Ambulance: 120

Transportation Accidents: 122

Telephone Number Inquiry: 114

Weather Forecast: 121

Consumer complaint: 12315

Medical Care

Yangshuo People's Hospital: No. 28, Chengzhong Road, Yangshuo Town

Addresses of Post Offices

N0. 28, Pantao Road, Yangshuo Town

North Town Street, Fuli Town

No. 6, Rongtan Street, Xingping Town

Money

In Yangshuo, you can find many kinds of banks including Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China as well as China Industrial and Commercial Bank. With the credit cards issued by these banks, you can draw money from the ATMs 24 hours a day. For currency exchange, you will need to go to the Bank of China.

Addresses of some branches of Bank of China in Yangshuo County

No.93, Pantao Road

No. 117, West Street