Guilin Weather in April

longji terrace Longji Terrace in April

Weather: The weather continues to warm up in April, and there are heavy rains of the monsoon season that stretches until the end of August. It is the fourth rainiest month of the year, but the rain raises the Li River and creates some beautiful green scenery for a Li River cruise.

The average daily low and high temperatures are respectively 16 °C (60 °F) and 23°C (73 °F). There is about 250 mm (10 inches) of total rainfall each April, and it rains about 20 days of the month. See the current weather and forecast>>

Clothing: Prepare several changes of clothes for the changeable spring weather and the rain. We recommend a T-shirt, shorts, a rainproof jacket, and pants or jeans. Bring an umbrella.

Things to Do

yulong riverBamboo rafting on the Yulong River in Yangshuo

Enjoy a Guilin River Cruise: The river scenery is eulogized throughout China, and it is one of the world's top river cruises. Some tourists say they've wanted to see the river all their lives. A cruise typically travels between the Guilin Zhujiang Pier and Yangshuo, 83 kilometers (52 miles) in four hours, with a light buffet lunch on board. Popular Yangshuo activities include river rafting or biking among the exotic hills. All our Guilin packages include a Li River cruise .

Bamboo rafting: Another fun way to see the scenery is to go on a Li River or Yulong River raft trip. April is a good moth for bamboo rafting as it is the beginning of the rainy season brings almost daily drizzles and the characteristic mist hugging the hills. Read more about an Australian visitor's rafting and cruise ship experiences>>

See the local festivals: In the Guilin region, the ethnic minority festivals in March and April (depending on the date in the lunar calendar) include the Dong Firecracker Festival and the Zhuang Song Festival. We can find out the dates and help arrange the trip.

See the Longsheng Terraces filled with water: When the terraced fields have been filled with rain, the Longsheng Terraces are just like mirrors. See the magnificent sight of the Longsheng Terraces reflecting the blue sky and green mountains, before the rice obscures the water.

High Travel Season

The high tourist season starts in April. Hotel rooms and flight and train tickets may be difficult to get, but we can help you book them even at a discount.

Guilin Tours

China Highlights offers a variety of Guilin tours for activities ranging from hiking to biking to rafting to sightseeing. We can tailor-make a tour to suit your needs. We've created a variety of tours through our years of experience in the area and customer feedback.

Further Reading

Guilin Climate Information by Month

Questions and Answers About Guilin Weather in April

HAZIDA 2012-11-10
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Im planning to visit Guilin in April 2013. Im looking for the best and cheap muslim restaurant. Is it convenient to go for "FREE AND EASY"?

Hi HAZIDA, there is one next to the Shenlu Rice Noodle神卤米粉in Zhengyang Pedestrian Street 正阳步行街. It is very convenient to go and easy to find.

Whitney Liao replied on 2012-11-11
Ramesh 2010-12-16
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I am planning to visit Guilini Can I get a hotel with mini kitchennette or serviced apartment near the TCM Hospital. Any idea of Rates ? And also : 1) I want to buy Air Tickets Guan
Hi Ramesh Our travel advisor is contacting with you. Thanks for you support. Nero Hou replied on 2010-12-17
There is no such hotel with mini kitchennette or serviced apartment near the TCM Hospital. In China, most of the mini kitchen at hotels cannot be used. There is a nice hotel near TCM Hospital called Jing Guan Ming Lou Holiday Hotel cost about US$70. Cindy Feng replied on 2010-12-17
Regarding the air tickets, you can check the fare at http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-flights/ Cindy Feng replied on 2010-12-17
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