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Longji Rice Terraces And Ethnic Villages Tour

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  • 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 guide 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.
customer reviews about Variarts Travel
5.0 - Excellent Based on 7 reviews
Review for another Variarts Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“We had only one day in Beijing in a stop-over to Japan, and we wanted to visit the great wall of China! They picked us up directly at the airport and transfer us to the great wall. It was so beautiful! Then they left us back at the airport for our flight to Tokyo”
Review for another Variarts Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“really nice tour in Huangshan,a really wonder never seen before. I love hiking and this place is really my type. The pines, the peaks, the sea of clouds and the spring are all excellent.really enjoys the tour. great!!!!”
Review for another Variarts Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“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
  • Professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • 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
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 8 hours
Tour Type Group Tour
Age Requirement 2 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Guilin, China
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This 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
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