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3-Star Li River Cruise Ticket Booking
From CNY180/US$26 per person
  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes on both banks like an art gallery.
  • Have a fantastic cruise with lunch covered.
  • Learn the interesting local culture while cruising.
  • Buy the hotel-to-dock transfer service, you can save time and energy on your trip.
Select Date and Tickets:
  • Adult: Height 150cm+
  • 3 Star Cruise Ship Ticket with Box Lunch
  • Height 120-149cm:
  • 3 Star Cruise Ship Ticket with Box Lunch
Important Notice
1.Free of charge for children under 120cm, with no seat provided.
2.Children between 120cm and 149cm enjoy preferential price with seat and lunch provided.
3.Children above 150cm(includes) should buy adult tickets.
4.The price doesn’t includes the transfer between hotel and the wharf.
How to Book and Use:
1.Full names and passport number are required to book the ticket.
2.Please take your passport (copy or photo is not accepted) the redeem tickets and board the ship. Please get to the wharf at least 30 minutes before departure to leave enough time for passport inspection.
3.Redeem tickets on the automatic ticket machine at “漓江景区磨盘山游客中心”.
Embarking Information:
Departure Time: Around 09:30
Mopanshan Wharf (磨盘山码头) at the end of Guimo Road, Lingchuan County, 30 km (18.6 mi) from downtown Guilin
Cruise Duration: 3.5-4.5 Hours
Change & Cancellation:
1.Free Change & Cancellation if we receive the request by email 5 days before the intended visit date.
2.30% of the ticket price will be charged for cancellation made 2 days before the intended visit date.
3.Non-refundable for cancellation made within 2 days before the intended visit date.
What to Expect
When you get to Guilin, which has always been honored with the best scenery in China since ancient times, how could you not enjoy the landscapes along the Li River like a long gallery? Li River Cruise will be a great choice for you. The 3-star Li River cruise is from Mopanshan Wharf in Guilin to Yangshuo. Along the route, the verdant hills, clear water, mist above the river, and beautiful reflections on the water seem to bring you to a fairyland. The scenery of villages on the banks will also make you feel at an idyllic land of peace.

The best scenery is at the 20-km lane from Yangdi to Xingping. The wonderful sights will attract your attention certainly, such as Mural Hill, Writing Brush Peak and Yellow Cloth Shoal, where the background pattern on the current version of the 20-yuan banknote of China was filmed.

The beauty of Li River lies in the reflections, and the most beautiful reflection is at Yellow Cloth Shoal. The river is clear and you can see a large beige slate at the riverbed, which is just like a yellow cloth. And the Yellow Cloth Shoal was named after the sight.

You can also see a marvelous hill on the bank of Li River like a relief of nine running horses. With the colorful and layered plants in the hill, it is like a vivid mural on the cliff. Hence the name Mural Hill.
Additional Info
Li River Cruise Schedule:
The 3-star ships sail at 08:30 - 09:30 every day generally. The whole cruise journey takes about 4 hours.
 The schedule is subject to change depending on weather and hydrological conditions.
Where is the dock for embarkation?
Mopanshan Wharf at the end of Guimo Road, Lingchuan County, 30 km (18.6 mi) from downtown Guilin
How to get to the Mopanshan Wharf?
If you buy our transfer service while booking the ticket, we will appoint a guide to pick you up at your hotel and accompany you to the wharf by car.

If you go there by yourself, you can take the shuttle bus from Guilin Railway Station to Mopanshan Wharf. The shuttle bus departs at 7:20, 8:20, 9:20 and 16:00.

Li River Cruise Tickets Booking FAQs

How do I get my Li River cruise tickets?

If you book a Li River 3-star cruise ticket on our website, we will deliver the tickets to your hotel in Guilin.

Do you have any advice for lunch if I travel with a kid?

Kids between 1.2m and 1.49m (3.9 - 4.9ft) need to buy a kids’ Li River cruise ticket with a lunch included. Kids below 1.2m can board the ship for free, but they cannot enjoy the free box lunch. Food onboard is simple and may not meet your requirements. Please be prepared.

If I use transfer service, when will the tour guide contact me to make an appointment?

Our guide will contact you one day in advance to confirm the time for picking you up. The next day, our guide will accompany you to the dock and help you to embark. After that, the guide and driver will leave and you can have a free time onboard.
Questions & Answers on Li River Cruise Ticket Booking
Asked by Thomas from NL | Nov. 03, 2019 18:54Reply
Train arrives as 8:11 at Guilin North Railway Station. Is it possible to get to the wharf on time?
I can't find info about shuttle buses from north Station to the wharf, and it is not clear when the boat will depart (because of weather conditions).
Answers (1)
Answered by Cameron from GERMANY | Nov. 05, 2019 22:57

Do you refer to Zhujiang Wharf? In order to save time, you are suggested to take a taxi. It takes around 40 mins on the way.
Asked by June Waite from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 26, 2019 03:53Reply
Do these cruises include all 3 sections as shown on your webpage 'Li River Map and Scenery'?
The first section: Guilin-Ox Gorge

Elephant Trunk Hill
Chuanshan Park (Cock Fighting Hill and Pagoda Hill)
Jingping Hill
Daxu Ancient Town
Millstone Hill
Ox Gorge

The second section: Ox Gorge-Water-Dropping Village
Wangfu (Yearning-for-Husband's-Return) Rock
Crown Cave
Embroidery Hill
Half-Side Ferry
Yangdi Village
Wave-Stone View
Mural Hill
Yellow Cloth Shoal
Xingping Landscape

The third section: Water-Dropping Village-Yangshuo

Snail Hill
Green Lotus Peak (Bilian Peak)
Schoolboy Hill (Shutong Hill)
Snow Lion Ridge (Xueshi Ridge)
Answers (1)
Answered by John from USA | Aug. 29, 2019 00:37

Yes, of course.
Asked by CYRILLE from FRANCE | Jul. 14, 2019 05:29Reply
We are 6 people and would like to do a cruise or bamboo rafting from Yangdi to Xangping
on may 21st 2020 but I heard it was not possible anymore, is it true or is it still possible to do ?

Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Marie from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 15, 2019 01:33

According to some Internet information, the local government has started to regulate this area and many if not all big tour group agencies now avoid the area. Rafts now only leave the docks at Yangdi and Xingping between 07:30-09:00 in the morning, without large boats on the river, and 13:00-15:00 in the afternoon, when the tour boats return empty to Guilin. We don't know the situation in 2020.
Asked by Phil from USA | Apr. 18, 2019 12:35Reply
We are interested to take the cruise with hotel transfer. All 6 people.
We are interested in VIP or First Class tickets. Are they assigned seats?
Answers (1)
Answered by Eleanore from CANADA | Apr. 22, 2019 23:26

Yes, as I know, they are assigned seats.
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