How to Plan a Guilin Photography Tour
What to Photography in Guilin
Chinese Farming Life
farming consists an important part of Guilin, benefit from the government advocate for sustainable development of nature landscape tourism industry, the manufacturing industry factory are settle out from the city, so that large scale of farmland still in producer now, you can see vivid rural life in countryside, water buffalo plow a field, cultivation culture, crop planting and harvesting. Place to capture the awesome view:
- Yangshuo Couturyside
- Longji Rice Terrace and villages
- Tianxin Village
Fisherman and Cormorant
Fishermen in Guilin taking an important role of local lifestyle in the past, people whose live along the river are live on fishing, fisherman trained cormorant birds as a traditional fishing method to fish in river, you can easy to see this scenes when towards evening, lit up the bamboo raft by oil lamp in Li River with mountains as backdrop. We hire local fisherman and his birds as modal for photography.
- Li River, Xingping Town
Longji Terraced and Ethnic People Portrait
Longji is a mountain area gather with Zhuang and Yao two ethnic tribes, the traditional lifestyle there never change even through in the fast-growing world. Hike on the edge of undulating rice terrace and took photos of this ancient miracle created by man. Color of rice terrace are varied in four seasons. Visit one of the local family in ethnic village, shooting Yao lady wearing red embroidery customs, rolling long hair around head as typical hairstyle, it is one of the best-hidden treasures of any country on earth.
- Longji Ping’an Village
- Longji Dazhai Village
Customers Frequently Asked Questions
May to October considering the best time for travel to Guilin and for photography as well, the rainy season was gone, the weather are sunny and clear. January to April considering too much rain, and November to September are chilly cold through gray clouds.
April and May
Li River in Misty Rian – the end of rainy season
You can find a lot of misty mountains and rivers of artistic conception use in Chines painting. Photography in this season should choose the wide and good vision of the river with well-proportioned mountains as alongside, and mist wreathed the hilltop.
May to Junly
Sunrise and sunset on mountains, Xianggong Mountain, Li River fisherman and cormorant
This season is summer time in Guilin, the rainy season has gone and hottest months comes. The paddy fields grows alongside Li River and Yulong river, clam river water reflects as a mirror, bamboo raft or cruise boat sail across left sparking waves behind. best time to shoot Li River fisherman and cormorant is after sunrise or close to sunset.
August to October
Longji Rice Terrace, minority portrait, suitable for Li River fisherman and cormorant as well