| Known as Gui for short, the Guangxi
Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China borders on Viet
Nam in the southwest and faces the Beibu Bay in the south.
Located in the Guangxi Basin, the autonomous region is surrounded
by mountains on all sides, with Mao'er Mountain being the
highest. Guangxi is one of China's provinces and autonomous
regions with the widest and most typical spread of the karst
landform. Half of its 230,000-square-kilometer area is covered
with limestone. Guangxi features 12 ethnic groups, including
the Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao, and Dong, and a population of
44.38 million. Nanning is the capital city. |
is endowed by nature with unique, colorful tourist resources.
The karst topography that extends all over the region is
known for green hills, clear waters, exotic caves, and beautiful
rocks. The picturesque scenery of Guilin in particular is
referred to as the finest under heaven. The landscape along
the Beibu Bay with the Silvery Beach in Beihai -- the No.
1 beach in China -- boats of an azure blue sea, fine, silvery
white sand, and genial sunshine. It is the best holiday
Guangxi also features simple, unsophisticated customs with
a strong ethnic flavor and unique scenes along the Sino-Vietnamese
border. All these make the autonomous region an ideal place
for people to particpate in 1 S tourist programs, such as
drifting on the river, attending conferences, riding a bicycle,
exploring the forests, learning the local custums and habits,
and recuperating. At present, Guangxi offers seven tourist
routes: spending holidays, learning the ethnic customs and
habits, admiring the ancient culture, visitng the Sino-Vietnamese
border area, crossing the SinoVietnamese border tour, exploring
the forests, and touring towns and villages where the people
have a longer life span.
A trip to Guangxi will enshrine in your mind a happy memory.