Full/Half-day Xingping Photographic Sunset tour with the Fisherman

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From $110.00

6 reviews   (4.83)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


The classic shot of Li River is the one called "fishing lights on the Li River", together with sunrise or sunset. In the past, local fishermen paddled their bamboo raft and went fishing on the Li River as night falls. A magical scene appears when the river is dotted with fishing lights. It's a scene that shows an intimate relationship between human and nature. 


1. Enjoy the Sunset of the 20RMB note area.

2.  take the photos with fishermen on bamboo rafts or even with the fishing birds.

Note: If you want to book this tour ONE day before, you'd better check with us if has a Fisherman available or not, due to sometimes the fishing man is fully booked, thank you.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Round-trip private transfer

The charge of the Fisherman

The Private car & private guide

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 60

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Xingping Town
The "fishing lights on the Li River" is part of the traditional lifestyle of a local Lijiang fisherman. around 17:00pm at the later afternoon, he uses only a paddle, bamboo leaf, lantern, and his cormorant bird to catch fish. He doesn’t need hooks, or bait — just a mutual trust with the cormorant.

The fisherman show tour duration around 1.5hrs, during the whole show time you will see the traditional fisherman wearing a hat and rain coat, the cormormants how to catching fish, the fishing man casting nets, the fishing man smoking on boat and lighting the lamp during the sunset and so on.


16:00-17:00: Our guide meet your Yangshuo hotel lobby/Yulong river park gate and transfer to the Xingping river pier.(The Guilin hotel pick up at 15:00).

17:00--18:50: Enjoy the FISHERMAN show and beautiful sunset at Li-River.

19:00--20:00:Back to Yangshuo hotel or Guilin hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Li River
You will stop at Li-river--Xingping section of the 20RMB view point for the sunset tour with the fisherman.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Understand local lifestyle
Paul, 09-05-2021
We did the Longji Rice Terrace and sunset with fisherman combo tour. Our guide Jacky was knowledgeable, helpful, and had good and timely communication. We especially enjoyed the sunset photography with fisherman tour by Li River. The Longji Rice Terrace area was a bit over commercialized and less enjoyable. Overall good trip and tour guide. Would recommend this company.
Emily_A, 12-09-2020
Stunning views and pictures. Excellent guide. Andy knows everything about the area, works to find you the best spot and has great English.
Fantastic day with Andy
831HannahC, 20-11-2019
My partner and I enjoyed an incredible day with Andy. He created a day tour based on the main things we wanted to see plus more. It was absolutely amazing and one of the highlights of our trip to China. I absolutely loved the old town visit and hearing about the history and culture of the area. He’s a fantastic guide and has a great sense of humour. Thank you Andy!
Truly amazing experience!
ZweaTiak_T, 02-06-2019
I signed up for this tour in a rush as I didn't have time to research. All I read was that this involved a sunset tour which sounded great. When my tour guide Andy came to pick me up, it was then that I realized that this was a private tour taking me to one of the most breathtaking places in Yangshuo for a photo opportunity which includes my own private fisherman!

To take the best photos with no one else in the background, Andy suggested that I go a little deeper into the river and even brought slippers for me. Even though I did not have professional photography equipment with me, I had a truly amazing experience and wonderful time thanks mainly to Andy for being such good company and thoughtful guide. Completely exceeded my expectations!
Lovely Evening
janetpI202DO, 14-10-2019
We enjoyed capturing the local fisherman with his flock of fishing birds. The evening we selected was during the October National Holiday when many Chinese travel during the week-long celebration.
Our local guide, Leo, requested we meet an hour earlier than schedule to accommodate the extra travel time and he took extra measures to make sure we got to the perfect spot to capture the sunset.
We recommend this tour but advise to avoid visiting over the National Holiday the first week of October.

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