August 5, 2014
See our stunning Li River photos below and discover one of the most beautiful natural sights a short trip away from Hong Kong.
Located on the western bank of Li River. The shape of the hill is said to resemble a gigantic elephant drinking water from the river with its trunk, hence the name.
Watch the domesticated cormorant birds, first used over 400 years ago by local fishermen in this way because of their excellent natural fishing abilities.
View the jagged hills that jut out from the shoreline and frame the river. A spectacular and dramatic sight at sunrise or sunset.
Take a trip to Seven Stars Park, the largest comprehensive park in the region, which engulfs many of Gulin city’s beautiful natural wonders, including verdant forest, deep caves and an abundance of wildlife.
Header image: Sailing on the Li River © shunjian123/iStock/Thinkstock
Virgin Atlantic operate daily, direct flights to Hong Kong from London Heathrow.
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Written by Chantelle Symester