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Guilin is a Chinese city located in the southern Guangxi Zhuang region. There are almost five million inhabitants living in Guilin. Guilin was built on the banks of the river Li.
Guilin Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the climate like in Guilin?
A. Guilin has subtropical climate which allows for quite mild winters and fairly hot summers. The weather is influenced by the monsoon which falls in May and June. These are the two months with the highest temperature and the most precipitation in Guilin. On the contrary, the winters in Guilin are quite dry. The best time to visit Guilin is in September and October where there is little rain and still quite high temperature.
Q. How can I reach Guilin from Beijing? Where can I get a flight ticket?
A. You can purchase your flight ticket to Guilin from Beijing quite easily through number of air carriers: there are flight to Guilin by China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Grand China Air and Spring Airlines. You will need to search a bit on the online ticket portal to see which airline has the best ticket prices but with each one of them, the ticket is likely to be resonable. The only time the flight ticket to Guilin get expensive is right before Christmas. Guilin is one of the Chinese hubs so it can be pretty busy during Christmas time.
Q. What are the highlights of Guilin?
A. Guilin is a great city with very scenic nature around it. If you travel to Guilin, do not miss going to Yangshuo County to see the meander of the Li River, or the Cuiping Village. You can also sail on the Yulong River in Yangshuo near Guilin.