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Yangshuo: Overnight Sunrise Photo Tour

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Mount Hebaoshan is the best place for taking sunrise photos in Yangshuo, a vacation spot well-known in China, and includes a round trip coach transfer plus 1-night stay in a local village and escorted morning trip to mountain summit for Li River photos.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:00 PM
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  • Take sunrise photos of the mountains and rivers
  • Spend a leisure weekend in Yangshuo
  • Stay overnight in a local village near Mount Hebaoshan
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The scheduled pick-up time will be between 20:00 to 21:00. Then, you will be transferred to a village near Mount Hebaoshan, Yangshuo county and stay overnight in a hostel operated by local villager. If the pick-up location is the airport or railway station, your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it. The pick-up time can be adjusted to match your flight/ train arrival time. After the sunrise tour, coach transfer to the original pick-up point after breakfast.

Laozhao's Hostel is a hostel operated by local villager.  The hostel owner is Laozhao, an old man who started to take photographers for sunrise photos in the early 1990s. He was the person who built the road to the summit of Mount Hebaoshan, which is one of the best photo places for sunrise photos of the Li River.   

Sunrise on Li River is well-known for its breathtaking scenery of mountains. The best season to take photos is between June and the Mid-Autumn Festival (late September). Sometimes the mountain top might be over caped by clouds. Li River is 30 minute away by foot.  You might have the chance to see fisherman catching fish with their cormorants, water buffalo grazing on grass and ducks swimming in their group across the river.
  • Hotel, airport or bullet train station pick-up from Guilin by air-conditioned coach
  • Admission tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • 1-night accommodation with breakfast at local family hostel
  • Escorted walking trip by your driver to the summit of Xianggong Mountain for photos
  • Coach transfer from Hebao Village to Yangshuo on day-2
  • Breakfast
What’s Not Included
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Airfare and train ticket

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Meeting point

Pick-up from Guilin Airport, Guilin Bullet Train Station, Yangshuo Bullet Train Station or your hotel in downtown Guilin or Yangshuo.

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Important information
Know before you go
• A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
• The hostel owner does not speak English, but he has escorted this photo tour many times
• Your local tour supplier speaks good English, and his cell phone number will be listed on the confirmation voucher
• No guarantee for good sunrise photos. Please check forecast in advance. No refund for bad weather
• Not wheelchair accessible
• If you need to buy a bullet train ticket to and from Guilin, please ask the local tour operator for help at optional charge upon booking
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