Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Villages Tour

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 hours
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 2+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Guilin, China
  • Ends Guilin, China
HIGHLIGHTS
  • See the impressive Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces
  • Learn more about the distinctive cultures of Zhuang and Yao ethnic groups
  • Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch
Join us on this 8-hour, guided tour and explore Longsheng County, home to the famous Longji Rice Terraces, which is located around three hours northwest of Guilin. Your English-speaking coordinator will pick you up at your hotel lobby between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM depending upon the location of your hotel. Please note that you will be provided with the exact time 1 day before the tour starts, normally after 6:00 PM, by a phone call to your hotel.

Upon pickup, leave the city and head for the countryside dominated by Zhuang and Yao ethnic minority villages. Learn more about the culture and traditions of these two ethnic groups, see their unique and colorful clothing, listen to their melodious folk music and watch the playful dances.

Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch before traveling to the next destination, the Longji Rice Terraces. A 30-minute hike offers amazing vistas of this incredible feat of farm engineering. The ethnic minorities fled to these mountains during the Yuan dynasty, when they were hunted by the government. Since they were involved in agriculture, they carved the terraces out of the hills to continue farming.

Climb to the top of a hill from where the terraced rice fields resemble the backbone of a twisting-and-turning dragon. Tiers of water glisten on these terraces during the spring, lush green rice shoots appear in the summer, layers of golden rice flourish in the fall and snow covers the terraces in the winter.

Transfer back to your hotel in Guilin city centre after the tour is over.
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  • Celia
  • From Indonesia
  • On Nov 29 2018
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  • Anonymous
  • From France
  • On Dec 17 2018
“All went well. Hotel pick-up went smoothly. Comfortable transport, which was good considering you are bound to get stuck in traffic going out of the city. Spent 4 hours roaming around the wall on a very clear day! Great price to quality”
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off. Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking coordinator
  • Entrance tickets to the destinations as per the itinerary
  • Traditional Chinese cuisine lunch (food only)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Cable car tickets
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
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CANCELLATION

Tour can be cancel for free maximum 3 days before the travel date

Other Practical InformationThis is a bus tour. The hotel pick-up time will be informed by your guide a day before the tour starts (normally after 6:00 pm) by a phone call. If you didn't get any information about the hotel pick-up time after 10:00 pm the day before the tour, please call the emergency number and they will inform you Please note that the guide of this tour is mostly a coordinator that will help customers during the tour. He will provide basic tourist information about the sites on the bus in English and Chinese, but the customers will visit the attractions on their own following his instructions
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