Guilin Travel Tips
Best Time to Visit
The weather here is characterized by heavy humidity. Every year in the months of June and July is the rainy season, it is suggested to prepare umbrellas or raincoats (more convenient for mountain climbing).
Though Guilin is suitable for traveling all year round, and Li River has its beauty in all four seasons, the most popular time is from April till October. See more about Guilin Weather.
Guilin is a very popular tourist destination for both Chinese and foreign travelers. Lodging in high seasons(from April to October) is very busy, particular for the public holidays of New Year Holiday, the Labor Day(the first three days of May), the National Holiday (from 1st to 7th October). So you are always advised to book a hotel in advance. We at China Highlights have teemed up with a wide range of hotels in Guilin, and is able to provide the best deals on Guilin hotels.
Compared to Shanghai or Beijing, Guilin is a "mini" city. It usually won't cost RMB30 to return to a hotel in the urban region.
Lots Guilin cuisines are spicy. If you are not used to spicy food, tell your travel advisor, local tour guide or tell the restaurant waitress in advance. See more introduction of Guilin food and restaurants.
Useful Phone Numbers
- Area Code: 0773
Bank of China, Guilin Branch
Address: 2 Central Zhongshan Road
Agricultural Bank of China, Guilin Branch
Address: 476 Central Zhongshan Road
China Bank of Communications, Guilin Branch
Address: 17 Central Zhongshan Road
- Guilin Post Office Zhongshan Branch: No.55 Zhongshan Road.
- Zhongbei Branch: No.100 North Zhongshan Road
Guilin Xinhua Book Store
Address: 28 Central Zhongshan Road, close to the south side of City Centtral Square.
Guilin Book City
Address: Located on Central Zhongshan Road, close to north side of City Central Square.
Address: 1 Chongshan Road, at the end of Xicheng Pedestrian Street
Guilin Christian Church
Address: 50 Central Zhongshan Road
People's Hospital of Guilin 桂林市人民医院
Address: 12 Wenming Road
Traditiona Chinese Medicine Hospital of Guilin 桂林市中医医院
Address: 2 Lingui Road
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Hi Fizah, the weather is mild, with heavy humidity and occasional drizzles and sunny days. The average temperature is 12°C-18°C. A coat and a light sweater are enough to cope with the weather, but thin sweaters and long-sleeve T-shirts are suggested when it becomes warmer during the day.Whitney Liao Replied on 2013-01-22
Thank you for your enquiry, The tour guide service is 100$/day in Guilin, for 8 hours working time in the day. we both offer private tour packages and group tour packages for our customers, you can choose our private tour package if you want a flexible easy tour, you are also welome to join our group tour package for saving your cost.i have sent the private tour package with quotation to your email box, please check your email to see the detatil.Lily Guo Replied on 2012-10-13