Yangshuo Food

Trekking holiday in Yangshuo
  • City Name:
    Yangshuo (Chinese: 阳朔, Pinyin:yangshuo)
  • Population :
    Municipality 240,000
  • Location :
    Situated at 25°16′14″N 110°17′31″E
  • Overview:
    Yangshuo is 63km south of Guilin, a township which is embraced by Li River and Yulong River on the outskirts, within the arms of the limestone peaks. Lots of outdoor activities like biking and trekking for a weekend holiday.

Featured Yangshuo Cuisine

In addition to Yangshuo's beautiful landscape, its tasty dishes are also well known. The hot Xiang Cuisine and fresh Yue Cuisine feature their own local traits. They are not only tasty, but are said to have many health benefits.


An abundance of specialty snacks are also offered throughout the city by street vendors. One of these is Yangshuo 's famous rice noodles, a must try dish.


Yangshuo Food - rice noodleYangshuo Rice Noodles
Yangshuo Rice Noodles have become popular across the country. It is the favorite food among the locals, is cheap, and delicious. The noodles are made through grinding high quality rice. Cooked rice noodles are pure white, tender, smooth and refreshing. These are always served "wet" in fragrant pork or beef flavored soup. All kinds of seasonings and extra ingredients can be added depending on your taste.

Yangshuo Escargot
Yangshuo Escargot is made from a type of snails living in countryside fields. This sort of snail is large and rich in meat. They are boiled with a special Chili Sauce, Sanhua alcohol, shallot and ginger. After that, they are stir-fried with all sorts of condiments and ingredients. With a slightly spicy and vinegar tang, they are zesty and appetizing. It takes a special skill to get the meat out of the shell, but is not very difficult to learn if you want a fun, memorable experience to share with your friends back home.


Yangshuo Food - beer fishYanshuo Beer Fish
Yangshuo features a number of hybrid dishes combining Western and Chinese cooking styles. Fish cooked with beer is one representative example. The grass carp from the Li River is fried with its scales and then stewed along with beer and several seasonings such as chili, garlic, onions, celery, and tomatoes. The fish tastes fresh and tender with a sweet/sour flavor.


Luohan Boiled Chicken
This traditional food is a black chicken, known for its positive health benefits for women. Medical herbs like Lohanguo, astragalus, and codeonopsis pilosula are added. The special chicken, traditional Chinese herbs, and special steaming method combine to create a dish full of nutritional value.


Duck Stewed with Ginkgo Seed
This is one of the best dishes here. It appears on family dinner tables often. The duck and ginkgo seeds relieve inflammation, making it not only a tasty dish, but a healthy dish as well.




Elephant Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill stands majestically in the downtown area of Guilin city, at the junction of the Li River & the Peach Blossom River .
Li River
The 83-km-long waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is the masterpiece of Li River, decorated with rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, leisurely boats and lined bamboos.