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Yaoshan Mountain

Yaoshan Mountain Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Yaoshan Mountain lies in the east of Guilin, 12 km from the downtown. The highest peak is 903.3 meters high and it is the highest hill in Guilin.
It received its name from a Yao emperor temple, which was built at the top of the mountain in the Tang dynasty. Each season offers a different view. In spring azalea flowers are everywhere, in summer the bamboo compete with each other for greenness and in autumn the red maples with falling leaves make the hill appear as though it´s a fire.
It is 100m long with 18 turns sliding down from the top. You will have a beautiful view of rocks, flowers and brooks on each side when you down the mountain with the slide.The cable car and toboggan mingle natural beauty and man-made scenery nicely.

Yaoshan Mountain is the best place to appreciate the landscape of Guilin. on March, on the mountain,there are all kinds of pants with colorful azalea flowers, forming a sea of flowers.
The winter´s snow on mountains is as transparent as pure crystal.The Hill has several places of interest including Yao Temple, White Deer Temple, Jade Breast Pond and Tianci Field. Jingjiang King Tomb´s covering over 100 square meters are the most famous attractions in the area. Completed in 1996, a 1,416.18 meters long cable car connects the top and the foot and offers bird´s-eye views of wonderful peaks and surrounds. The 1,000m sloping track has 18 curves, which enables tourists to travel through mysterious forest.The toboggan slide, which is stimulating and interesting, was imported from WIGAND Toboggan Co. Germany.


Bus No.24

DCT Tips:

Recommended Time for a visit: half day.

The board of Yaoshan

The board of Yaoshan

Take cable car to the top of Yaoshan Mountain, you could view amazing landscape

Yaoshan Mountain peaks and beautiful clouds

You could view Guilin karst peaks from Yaoshan

you could enjoy slide in Yaoshan Mountain

foggy Yaoshan

Flaming cloud and Yaoshan

Winter of Mountain Yaoshan

Clouds and yaoshan mountain

Azalea booming on Yaoshan

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