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Longji Rice Terraces Tours

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Longji Rice Terraces
For the farmers who reside in Southern China’s Longji region, rice terraces are simply a way of life. Yet for the thousands of annual visitors who make the 2-hour journey from the city of Guilin, the Longji Rice Terraces—nicknamed the Dragon’s Backbone—are an iconic symbol of Chinese agriculture and one of the most photographed sites in the country. 
Address: Longsheng, Guilin, China

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Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Day Tour

Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Day Tour

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Discover Longsheng and China’s rich minority culture on a full-day guided tour from Guilin. Take an easy walk around to snap photos of the famous Longji Rice Terraces and admire spectacular views of the cultivated mountain expanses. Have lunch in Pingan Zhuang Village and learn from your guide about the local Zhuang and Yao communities. Then relax as your round-trip transportation returns you to your Guilin hotel. A great trip for photographers!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.00
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US$79.00

Full-Day Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Villages

Full-Day Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Villages

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Get an insight into local lifestyles that are impossible without a guide on this day trip to the Longji rice terraces. Discover the unique culture of the Yao women, with their impossibly long hair, soak up stunning rice terrace views, enjoy a local lunch, and hike the “Dragon’s Backbone” through Zhuang and Yao villages. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$83.16
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US$83.16

Private Day Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Long Hair Village

Private Day Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Long Hair Village

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Immerse yourself in the minority cultures and natural landscapes on a full-day private tour from Guilin. Your break from the crowded city begins with pickup from your hotel.  Relax on your way to the Longji Rice Terraces with your private guide. Visit Huangluo village and learn about the lifestyle of the local people. Experience a different culture in Ping'an Village and explore the traditional wooden houses (entrance at your own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$130.00
Price varies by group size
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US$130.00
Price varies by group size

From Guilin/Yangshuo: Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

From Guilin/Yangshuo: Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

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Spend the day exploring the Longji Rice Terraces and learning about the local way of life during this 8-hour day trip from Guilin. Without the hassle of renting a car, this day trip is relaxing and educational. Pickup and drop-off from Guilin hotels, as well as a traditional Chinese lunch, are provided.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$171.00
Price varies by group size
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US$171.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

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Discover China’s rich minority culture on an enriching full-day excursion to Longsheng from Guilin. Accompanied by a private guide, venture to the rural countryside to interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by ancient traditions. Hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, then capture photographs of the scenic sights with your guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
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  • 9 hours
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US$182.11
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US$182.11
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One Day Private Longshen Rice Terraces Tour Including Lunch

One Day Private Longshen Rice Terraces Tour Including Lunch

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Gain a more intimate insight into village life and Chinese minority cultures with a private tour of the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces. Your private guide will explain the traditions of Yao and Zhuang people before you visit Huangluo village. Next, drive to Ping’an village to trek to two of the most beautiful rice-terrace views. After lunch, your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.64
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US$72.64

Longji Rice Terraces with the Dazhai Cable Car Private Day Tour

Longji Rice Terraces with the Dazhai Cable Car Private Day Tour

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Experience Longji’s amazing rice terraces on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about these ancient terraced fields—known by locals as “Dragon’s Backbone”—that were first developed nearly a millennia ago, during the Yuan Dynasty. Admire their surreal scenery from a lookout point after a quick cable car ride, then enjoy an optional hike down and lunch before returning to Guilin.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.00
Price varies by group size
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US$165.00
Price varies by group size

Mini Group: Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

Mini Group: Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

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Discover the spectacular beauty and local cultures of the Longji Rice Terraces on a full-day tour from Guilin. Take in Huangluo Yao village to learn about the Yao and Zhuang peoples that have cultivated these rice terraces for more than 800 years. Have lunch in the village and taste bamboo rice, a specialty dish cooked in a bamboo stalk. Then ascend the mountain to visit Ping’an village and take a walk through the Longji Rice Terraces. Photo ops abound in this stunning region — keep your camera handy!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$152.00
Price varies by group size
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US$152.00
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7-Day Yangshuo Bike Adventure Including Longji Rice Terraces Hike and Li River Cruise

7-Day Yangshuo Bike Adventure Including Longji Rice Terraces Hike and Li River Cruise

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Saddle up for an exhilarating 7-day bike adventure, as you pedal your way from Longji to Yangshuo. Escape the tourist trail as you glide through the Guilin countryside, past lush valleys, hillside rice terraces and looming karst mountains. Stop along the way to hike through the Longji Rice Terraces, explore the region’s Yao and Zhuang villages, take a bamboo rafting excursion along the Li River, or try rock climbing in Yangshuo. This tour includes accommodation, bike rental and some meals. 
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  • 7 days
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US$1,995.00
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US$1,995.00
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Day Trip to Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village from Guilin with Lunch

Day Trip to Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village from Guilin with Lunch

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Outside the cultural hub of Guilin, traditional villages inhabited by ethnic minority populations scatter the landscape. Travel by bus to visit one of the most popular rural attractions in the area, the nearly 800-year-old Longji Rice Field Terraces. Take in the view from the top terrace before heading down to learn about the culture of the ethnic minority village that claims and maintains this scenic landscape.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$98.00
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US$98.00

Guilin Reed Flute Cave and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Guilin Reed Flute Cave and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Explore the Guilin's surroundings on this full-day private tour. Explore the Reed Flute Cave to see unique, illuminated rock formations. Then head to Huangluo, also known as the “Long Hair Village,” to learn about the Yao lifestyles and why women grow their hair to lengths of 6.5 feet. The final stop is the beautiful Longji Rice Terraces, some of the largest in the world, carved into the lush scenery.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$110.00
Price varies by group size
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US$110.00
Price varies by group size

Group Day Tour to Explore Longji Rice Terraces

Group Day Tour to Explore Longji Rice Terraces

* Group tour to save money; * Guide pick up clients from most hotels in Guilin city center in the morning; * Visit Longji Rice terrace, minority Village with Long Hair Performance Show; * English speaking service is available; * Departure daily Group guide will contact each tourists one night before the tour date by calling to their hotel, informing the exact pick up time. Pick up service is arranged between 07:00 and 08:00 from the centrally located hotel in Guilin. It takes about 2-2.5 hours for driving. Then transfer to Longji Rice Terrace (Dragon's Backbone) as well as the minority villages. Chinese lunch is arranged in the local restaurant. It is a great experience to know the minority culture and enjoy the stunning sightseeing. About the 15:30 group will get gether and drive back to downtown of Guilin. You will be dropped off at your hotel lobby or convenient downtown area.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$81.07
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US$81.07

Longji Rice Terraces & Chengyang & Drop off at Zhaoxing village Private Day Tour

Longji Rice Terraces & Chengyang & Drop off at Zhaoxing village Private Day Tour

If you are interesting in the splendid ethnic culture, and want to find a place where can experience them, The Longji and Sanjiang should be the best places for your choice to explore the ethnic culture in Guilin area . The Longji is a place where you can see the laerge scale rice terraces which founded by the Zhuang and Yao minority people, while the Sanjiang where you can find the unique buildings of Dong minority people, when we drop off you at the Zhaoxing Dong village gate then you will have more chace to discover the ethnic culture/people at Guizhou Province. Highlights:  1. Visit the two differ places with the new highway.  2. Learn about Guilin’s unique minority culture.  3. Via the highway for this day tour.  4. Can drop off at the Congjiang train station or Zhaoxing village gate.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size

Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Private Trip from Guilin

Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Private Trip from Guilin

The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces are the culmination of both the profound wisdom and strenuous labor of the Zhuang people. The private day tour takes you to the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces and the local Minority village, not only can you view the splendid natural scenes, but also have a glimpse of genuine folk life and culture of the two minorities.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$208.00
Price varies by group size
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US$208.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village

All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village

Private Day Tour of Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village will introduce you to view the splendid natural scenes of Dragon Backbone’s Rice Terraces also called Longji Rice Terraces, and have a unique cultural experience of local minority’s genuine folk life
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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Guilin Railway Station Pick up and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Guilin Railway Station Pick up and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Picked up from Guilin train station by our representative in Guilin and transferred to Longji Rice Terrace area, 90km northwest of Guilin city center. During this day tour, you can visit the Ping'an village or Dazhai village with the round way cable car, of course we can visit the Long hair village as well.  Hightlights:  1.Learn about Guilin’s unique minority culture.  2. No shopping private tour.  3. At the end of the tour, we can drop off you at the Ping'an or Dazhai village or Guilin hotel/airport/train station or Yangshuo hotel. 4. Can pick up at any train stations at Guilin area.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.00
Price varies by group size
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US$150.00
Price varies by group size

2-Day Private Tour to Longji Rice Terraces and Ping'an Village from Guilin

2-Day Private Tour to Longji Rice Terraces and Ping'an Village from Guilin

Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Guilin experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Check off Two of Guilin's biggest attractions--Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces and Ping'an village with two days Excursion. A comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and lunch are all inclusive.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$328.00
Price varies by group size
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US$328.00
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Guilin Bus Tour of Longji Rice Terraces at Jinkeng Village

Guilin Bus Tour of Longji Rice Terraces at Jinkeng Village

Travel from Guilin to Longsheng county to visit local villages and learn about the ethnic minority cultures of the Zhuang and Yao people. Learn about their traditional clothing, dance, music and handicrafts during your visit, and have lunch in the village. Afterward, head to the famously scenic Longji Rice Terraces. Walk to the summit for spectacular views of the rice fields that carpet the terraced mountains. Be sure to bring your camera for spectacular photo ops. Afterward, relax on your return to your Guilin hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95.00
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US$95.00

Hike Guilin Li River, Yangshuo Countryside & Longji Rice Terraces

Hike Guilin Li River, Yangshuo Countryside & Longji Rice Terraces

If you are a walking and hiking lover, don't miss this 6 days private guided hiking tour of Guilin. Explore the magical karst cave named Reed Flute Cave, walk through the downtown lakes, discover the amazing Longji Rice terraces fields on your feet and visit the minority villages of Yao and Zhuang there. The highligh of the trip is hiking Li River and along Yulong River in Yangshuo for outdoor funs.
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  • 6 days
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US$1,086.32
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US$1,086.32

Private day tour: Longji rice terraces & Minority Villages Tour

Private day tour: Longji rice terraces & Minority Villages Tour

The Longji Rice Terraces are located in Heping District, Longsheng County about two hours’ drive from Guilin so they are also called Longsheng Rice Terraces. They are at an altitude of 330–1,110 meters (1,000–3,700 feet). The highest rice terraces located at 880 meters above sea leve while the lowest of it is about 380 meters. Their wonderful scenery attracts numerous photographers every year. Longji Rice Terraces are home to many ethnic people and there are numerous Zhuang and Yao and Dong villages among the terraces. They built unique wooden houses here and woman there all wear their ethnic clothes. The woman like to wear embroidered headwear and an apron covered with exquisite handwork. Zhuang ladies will also wear intricate handmade silver earrings, bracelets and nceklaces. For their homes, those are old black gray houses on stilts; the ground floor is used for storage of the raising of animals, while upper floor with rooms and a fire pit is the living area.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.22
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US$84.22

Visit Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village in Guilin

Visit Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village in Guilin

Visit the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces and explore the local Minority village of Zhuang while traveling in Guilin. Transport by air-conditioned vehicle, English-speaking tour guide, entrance ticket fee and local lunch are all inclusive. The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces are the culmination of both the profound wisdom and strenuous labor of the Zhuang people. The day trip takes you to the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces and the local Minority village, not only can you view the splendid natural scenes, but also have a glimpse of genuine folk life and culture of the two minorities.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$244.00
Price varies by group size
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US$244.00
Price varies by group size
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2-Day Private Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Ziyuan Bajiaozhai Geography Park

2-Day Private Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Ziyuan Bajiaozhai Geography Park

This package tour is for people who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience an extraordinary adventure into the countryside. If you are interesting in the splendid ethnic culture, and want to find a place where can experience them. The Longji and Ziyuan Baijiao mountain should be the best places for your choice to explore the ethnic culture and Nation in Guilin area . The Longji is a place where you can see the laerge scale rice terraces which founded by the Zhuang and Yao minority people, while the Bajiaozhai Geography Park where you can find one of the seven most beautiful Danxia landform sites by Chinese National Geography Magazine.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
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Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Guilin hotel

Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Guilin hotel

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Longsheng County is within the Guilin area (prefecture), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Its main attraction is the Longji rice terraces ( Longji Titian), called Dragon Backbones by the locals. Also of interest are the hot springs and the small mountain villages among the wooded areas of trees and bamboos. Longji Terraced Field is located about 100km northeast of the downtown Guilin, about 2 hours' drive from Guilin. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides. During this day tour, we can visit the Huangluoyao Long hair village and Ping'an village or Dazhai village.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$170.00
Price varies by group size
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US$170.00
Price varies by group size

Guilin Tea plantation and Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Guilin hotel

Guilin Tea plantation and Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Guilin hotel

Longsheng County is within the Guilin area (prefecture), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Its main attraction is the Longji rice terraces ( Longji Titian), called Dragon Backbones by the locals. Also of interest are the hot springs and the small mountain villages among the wooded areas of trees and bamboos. Longji Terraced Field is located about 100km northeast of the downtown Guilin, about 2 hours' drive from Guilin. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides. During this day tour, we can visit the Guilin Tea Plantation(Research Institute) and Huangluoyao Long hair village and Ping'an village.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$170.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$170.00
Price varies by group size

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