Li River Cruise is also available in January although the water level in the river is a little low. Generally speaking, it is in dry season in January for the Li River. Though, the karst hills along the river are still green with some yellow color in this month.
In January, it is cold on the river. Li River cruise boats are all air-conditioned so that you’ll feel warm in the cabin. If you want to enjoy the karst scenery on the outdoor deck, it is recommended that you wear enough warm clothes.
In January, the 3 star and 4 star Li River cruise boats run daily. As it is during the low season, the scheduled luxury Li River cruise boat is usually available for around 10 days. Usually, the schedule is released one month in advance. In addition, due to the coldness on the river, there are fewer passengers on the boat in January except the New Year Holiday. There is some rainfall in Guilin and Yangshuo in January. Therefore, it is suggested that you bring an umbrella with you in case it is rainy during your cruise.