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Silver Cave & Fengyu Cave
Silver Cave
    Located at Maling town of lipu county, the Silver Cave is 85km to the south of Guilin and 18km from Yangshuo. Opened to the public in early 1999, it has become a shinning pearl in Guilin Grand Tourist Zone.

    The Silver Cave is a storeyed cave going all the way underearth twelve peaks. Two kilometers of the cave, consisting of three major sections ( Lower cave, upper cave and grand cavern), is now opened to tourists. Inside, fantastic formation of stalactites and stalacmites of different geololic ages shows you another world. Poetic names, such as Screen of Music, Deep Palace and Frozen Waterfalls, etc. have been given to the interior formation because of their shapes.

    The underground river which can be explored, winds its way through the mountain, full of twists and turns, mysterious and tranquil. Fisherman can be seen clearly in the still river water. The scenery on the river banks is picturesque. Tourists can sail to the Green Lake in the open air from the river.
The Green Lake Hotel offers guests from home and abroad modern facilities, good service and s secure and comfortable surroundings for sightseeing, leisure and business.

    If you are in Yangshuo, you can take a local bus or arrange private transportation to go and visit this impressive underground network of caves with amazing stalactites and stalagmites.




 
Fengyu Cave
    Located in Shanhe village, Fengyu cave has a whole length of 5.3 kilometers and a subterranean river course of 4.1 km long. The main cave passage is usually 6-10 m wide and 3-10 m high, with many large chambers and 10 branches.The biggest chamber is more than 25,500 square meters, with a cave height of 36 m.

    The cave has a whole length of 5.3 kilometers and a subterranean river course of 4.1 km long. The main cave passage is usually 6-10 m wide and 3-10 m high, with many large chambers and 10 branches.The biggest chamber is more than 25,500 square meters, with a cave height of 36 m. There are quite a lot of red Fengyu fish in the underground river, and the cave got its name because of the fish.

    This is a beautiful cave, with a lot of fresh chemical deposits. The stalagmites are young and grow quickly. The dating data of one stalagmite show that it grew 2 m needed only about 20 thousand years (From 25,000 to 3,000 year ago) . Most of the stalagmites are slender. For example, a stalagmite, named Dinghaishenzhen (marvelous needle)is 9.8 m high but only about 15 cm in diameter. The colorful slender stalagmite forests make the cave be very fascinating.

    There are four parts in this tourism area. The first one is dry land scene inside the cave, with a whole course of 2.2 kilometers. There are many brilliant and magnificent stalagmites, stalactites stone curtains in the cave, looking like the pagoda kingdom, the paradise and fairyland etc.. The second one is a underground river sight-seeing by boat, with a total length of 3 kilometers inside the cave. Boarding a boat at the river, you will feel the both banks of the river strange, mystery and interesting and stimulate a memorable impression. The third part is in a big hall near the natural entrance of the cave. It is a public place of entertainment. People can drink, sing and dance inside the cave. The fourth one is for the national amorous feelings in the water playground outside Fengyu Cave in the evening.






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