Longsheng Hot Springs is located in Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park in Longsheng, a multi-ethnic autonomous county in Guangxi Autonomous Region, Longsheng Hot Springs National Forest Park is 132 kilometers (about 82 miles) northwest of Guilin. Covering an area of 260 hectares (about 642 acres), the park boasts a dense primeval forest, various rare animals and plants, as well as its famous hot springs. The weather here is very pleasant with an average year round temperature of 17℃(about 63℉) providing a nice escape from the summer heat.
Longsheng Hot Springs can spout over 1,200 meters from underground with water temperatures ranging from 45℃(113℉) to 58℃(136℉). Welling out from cracks in the rocks halfway up the mountain, the hot spring water is colorless, tasteless, pure and clear. These springs, well-known as "a heaven of peace and happiness" and a "paradise on earth". Experts have determined that the waters consists of many trace elements including lithium, strontium, iron, manganese, zinc, copper and others that are beneficial to health.
So bathing in the springs is not only healthful, but can reputedly alleviate diseases such as cardiopathy and rheumatism as well as certain skin conditions. Unlike other hot springs, the water here is so pure and limpid that it can be drunk directly from the source. It is no wonder that Longsheng is the most famous hot springs in south China.
The water is suitable for drinking and bathing. It also has curative effects on nerves, skin diseases, rheumatism, and arthritis. Since the Longsheng Hot Springs are situated in a deep tranquil valley, surrounded by mountains of dense vegetation, it is warm in the winter and cool in the summer there. It is an ideal resort for tourism, recuperation, health, relaxation and vacation.
The park has extensive facilities for travelers. There are resort houses, bath centers, hotels, restaurants, malls, banks and entertainment venues. Visitors have the best of both worlds here-the park's natural beauty combined with a plethora of modern conveniences.
If you want to enjoy hot spring freely, we suggest that you'd better stay at Longsheng Hot Spring Hotel for one night. There are Longfu Shanzhuang Hotel, Longsheng Hot Spring Hotel,
Admission Fee: CNY 98 (including the hot spring bath)
Bus Routes: Nonstop bus from Guilin to Longsheng (CNY 27/p.p), takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes; Longsheng to Hot Springs (CNY 7/p.p), takes .
From Longsheng county bus station, you can change the bus to Longji Rice Terraces, fastly to get there, the cost is CNY 6-7/p.p, takes about 1 hour (29km).