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Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Village Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel by the bus between 8:00am to 8:30am depending on your hotel location and then proceed to the Longji scenic area (approx. 2 hours ride with a restroom stop on the way). Around 11:00am you will arrive at the ti braid and coil their long hair in a traditional and beautiful way.Then continue your trip to Ping’an Village where the largest scale of rice terraces is located. En route enjoy a lunch served at one of the local restaurants at a village located on the half way to the mountain after 30 minutes hike. After lunch and some break continue climbing up to the top wher886 feet. The mesmerizing view of the rice terraces varies depending on the season - layers of watered fields in the spring and lush green rice shoots in the summer a whole piece of ripe golden rice in the autumn and everything covered in white snow in the winter.After the sightseeing head back to the parking lot around 4:00 pm and drive back to Guilin city. You will be dropped off at your hotel."""
From $72.00
 
Guilin Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour
"At 08:00 am your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby in Guilin at 8:00 am and start heading toward the foot of the mountains where Longji Rice Terraces is located (approx. 2.5 hours). The rice terraces are built into the mountainsid you will be transferred back to your hotel in Guilin by 5:00 pm.""""Enjoy one day away from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore the amazing Longji Rice Terraces and the local village to get in touch with ethnic minority lifestyle. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Guilin friendly English-speaking tour guide Chinese lunch and entrance fees are included."title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&4=Lunch+included&5=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included
From $95.00
 
Private Tour of Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces in Longsheng
"At 8:30am your tour guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Guilin and set off for a day of rural adventure in Longsheng which is around 56 miles (90 kilometer) away from Guilin and takes about 2 hours by vehicle to see water is pumped over the rice paddies and sprouting rice plants are being transferred to main terraces. The unique way of cultivation can be dated back to 650 years ago where local ethnic minority Zhuang ethnic group developed the fertile river valley for staple. Lunch is at your own expense but your guide will gladly provide ideas and suggestion. After soak up amazing views of the valley while exploring the terrace in Longshen for better appreciation of prof your tour guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel in Guilin where this private full day trip concludes."""
From $99.00

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Longsheng Rice Terraces

We drove out to Longsheng from Guilin for a day trip. At the bottom of the mountain you need to change over to a shuttle bus and they take you to the base of the village. Then it's up to you to do the...
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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

The second half of my day-trip from Guilin included seeing the famous Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces. After visiting the Huanglao Yao Minority Village in the morning, we took another smaller bus up...
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Ping'an

Ping'an is probably the most famous and, therefore, most touristy village in the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces region. Ping'an is wonderful as it features some more beautiful wooden houses that are...
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Huanglao Yao Minority Village - The Yao

Huanglao Yao Minority Village is located in Longsheng County, about 93km (56 miles) north-west of Guilin near the famous Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces. The village is home to the Yao ethnic...
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Hiking

While Ping'An is by no means off the beaten path in China, assessed by the souvenir vendors and touts that reach the level of harassment, it's still not a hugely popular destination in the winter. If...
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Interlocking hills ...

When you are high up either in Dazhai or PingAn - look beyond - you might find a beautiful sight of "interlocking hills". Well, I assure you the scene in sight is more beautiful than what the camera...
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PingAn's Dragon's Backbone Rice Terrace

We did not stay in PingAn but did a hike from Dazhai to PingAn which is 4hours one way. PingAn is on slightly down south of Dazhai. It is a village with a cluster of shops, houses and lodges in a...
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Dazhai's Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

Well, you main purpose of coming here is to see the rice terrraces....you got it....all around you! Dazhai is part of the famous Longi Titian (means Dragon's Backbone Rice Terrraces), the other being...
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Longsheng's hotsprings

Most travelers will give this a pass as they will be looking for the Longi Titian instead. Visitors from other parts of China's provinces might drop by for a "dip". Did not visit this place but saw a...
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Trek from Dazhai to Ping'an in Longji

Our destination was 20 kms over several valleys to the village of Ping’an from Dazhai. As we ascended to a viewpoint before dropping down into the next valley the sun peeked through the clouds and the...
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Visit the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces

The terraces are cut along contours of the land and run all the way up a series of 800 m (2600 ft) peaks making the entire landscape look like a three-dimensional topographical map. Waterfalls are...
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Trek 2 hours to come to another village

The village of Yao people. Very poor (ie no money) but they practise subsistence farming so nobody starves. Quite self-sufficient in a way.The Yaos women keep very long black silky hair. We visited...
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Breathe-in and take pictures

Grab your camera, a bottle of water and start exploring!Best of all is to wake up before sunrise, and climb to View point 1 (which is only 5 minutes away if you stay in LanYueGe, where I stayed).It's...
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Dazhai

Dazhai is located in the area known as the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces. It's far less visited than the increasingly busy Ping'an and getting there can be rather difficult...The walk is very...
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"Longji Titian (Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces)"
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