Guilin, Guangxi & Around, China
For those who have extra time and would like to explore the more touristed circuit of Guilin, we make a visit to Xiangshan Hill, Jingjiang Wangfu, Duxiu Peak, as well as Sun & Moon Twin Pagodas.
Xiangshan is also known as the Elephant Trunk Hill due to its unique shape which, as its name suggests, resembles an elephant trunk. It is regarded as the symbol of the Guilin city.
Jingjiang Wangfu is known for the Duxiu Peak and Jingjiang Temple. Duxiu Peak has served as the inspiration for the legendary phrase "the Guilin scenery is unmatched".
Afterwards, we make a visit to the scenic Sun and Moon Twin Pagodas at the Shan Lake. Both pagodas are shaped octagonally and comprises of seven storeys each. They are further connected by an underwater tunnel.