Guilin and Li River National Park are becoming more and more popular among tourists from China and around the world. Li River National Park is the largest scenic area with the most charming karst scenery in the world.
Starting from the Old Lingqu Canal in the north and ending in Yangshuo in the south, the park is centered in Guilin City. The Li River National Park features caves, rivers, and karst hills to explore. The source of the Li River – Cat Mountain (Mao’er Mountain) offers the stunning sunrise to admire. With a height of 2,142 meters, the mountain is acclaimed the tallest mountain in South China. It is home to 112 species of rare animals and more than 1,400 species of wild plants.
The old Lingqu Canal has served locals in Xing’an since 214 BC. It is one of the oldest artificial canals in the world. On August 13, 2018, it was declared one of the World Heritage Irrigation Structures.