Guilin Liangjiang International Airport (KWL) is about 28 kilometers (about 17.4 miles) from the city center. About 50 airlines connect Guilin with domestic cities as well as foreign countries such as Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, etc. In particular, airlines schedule several flights daily to and from major cities in China like Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Kunming, Macau, Nanjing, Nanning, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xian, Zhengzhou, Dalian, Shantou, Chengdu, Lanzhou, Tianjin, Jinan, Wenzhou, Changsha, Fuzhou, and Zhuhai.
Guilin weather is generally mild with four distinctive seasons – sunny and vigorous spring, rainy and foggy summer, cool and pleasant autumn, breezy and drizzling winter. All kinds of flowers blossom all year round.
The local weather in January is the coolest with an average temperature of 8 °C (46 °F), while July is the hottest with an average temperature of 28 °C (82 °F). Summer is the rainy season, especially in May and June. The optimum time to travel that place is from April to October. However, remember to try to avoid National Day (October 1 to 7), when all the people in China seem to move around.
One of the top China's tourist destinations, Li River is honored to the most beautiful gallery of the world. The picturesque river is a major component of the scenery in that place. As it sparkles in the sunlight the river meanders through lush mountains like a liquid jade belt. To really appreciate the scenery a cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is a must.