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Longji Rice Terraces: Full-Day Private Tour from Guilin

Product ID: 13194
See the largest and some of the most beautiful rice terraces in the world in Longsheng county. The Longji rice terraces date to the Yuan dynasty and are home to a number of ethnic minorities. Visit the village of Ping’an and learn about local customs.
About this activity
Duration: 7 - 11 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the world’s largest rice terraces
  • Learn about Guilin’s unique minority culture
  • See the traditional wooden buildings in the village of Ping’an
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Full description
On this full-day tour you’ll head out from either Guilin or Yangshuo to northeastern Guangxi province to the Longji rice terraces. This area, located around 80 kilometers from Guilin, was first developed in the late 13th century.

Centuries of meticulous care by the Zhuang and Yao people have produced these beautfiul terraces that draw visitors from around the world.

Longsheng county is home to a variety of ethnic minorities, such as the Miao, Dong, and Zhuang people. It is characterized by rustic folk customs and folklore, as well as colorful costumes.

You’ll be met in the morning at your hotel and taken on a drive to the Longji rice terraces. First you’ll visit Ping’an village, and then continue on to the rice terraces.

At the end of the afternoon you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Private transport between hotel and all sites mentioned in the description, by air-conditioned car or van
  • Admissions to all sites mentioned
  • Private guide service
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Tour guide tips (optional)
  • Anything else not mentioned as included
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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An amazing experience and a must-see

On our tour through the ricefields we saw two different segments of the fields, both as beautiful as one expects. Despite the rainy day, Andy, our guide, managed to keep the tour entertaining. We had enough time to see the area and let it’s beauty sink in. I definitely keep this tour recommended. Besides the lovely area, Andy arranged several things for us and adapted the schedule to our preferences, whithout trouble.

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July 26, 2018

sehr schöne Tagestour

der Fahrer war sehr nett und konnte gut Englisch. bei den Reisterrassen angekommen, wäre eine "Wanderung" von ca. 30-40 Minuten vorgesehen (dies steht leider nirgends). wenn man diese nicht bewältigen kann, kann man dies dem Fahrer sagen und man kann gegen eine kleine Gebühr mit einem Wagen rauf fahren. wir waren noch im einem kleinen Einheimischen Lokal essen und auf dem Nachhauseweg noch in einer Teeplantage, was auch sehr zu empfehlen ist.

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March 20, 2019

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Stunning

We had a good guide, the terraces are stunning and overall it was a great day!

April 10, 2018

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Product ID: 13194