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

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Overview
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.
What to Expect
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Guilin Yaoshan Mountain Scenic Resort, East of the District, Diecai District, Guilin 541000 China

At 8:30am, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer to the Guilin Tea Science and Research Institute is the key institute of Guangxi and you can enjoy Tea Performance at Tea Plantation near Yao Mountain
With a driving distance for about 10km from the Guilin city central, there is a tea plantation operated by the most authoritative tea research base in Guangxi, where provides unique tea leaves picking, tea manufacturing and tasting experience. During this 1-1.5 hours' Chinese tea culture exploring journey there, the staff not only tell you the most professional skill of how to pick up and taste the tea, but also show you the detailed process of the tea making. Besides, there is also a special tea performance show prepared.

Warm tip: It is not the right season for the tea leaves growing from November to March of next year, thus you cannot pick up leaves at the tea plantation during this period of time, but you can enjoy tea performance and taste tea during the whole year.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China

From Guilin it's around 1.5 hours to Ping'an, 100KM.
From Yangshuo to Longji Ping'an village, it's around 2hrs driving via the highway, 150KM.
From Xingping to Longji Ping'an village,it's around 2.5hrs driving via the highway & Normal way, 180KM.
After the tea plantation, We will driving to Longji tickets office first and we will stop there for 15 minutes to purchse the ticket then use the car again to the Ping'an or Dazhai village.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China

Your first stop is the 'Long Hair Village', Huangluo, where the Yao women grow their hair to spectacular lengths – some as long as 6.6 feet (2 meters)! Learn about Yao lifestyles here, before you journey up to Ping'an Village, set among the dazzling rice terraces of Longji, and still home to traditional wooden houses, where Zhuang and Yao minorities tend their fields as they have for centuries.

Enjoy a traditional lunch in Ping'an (own expense) before your guide leads you through the rice terraces, telling the story of how these stunning landscapes were created over many centuries as the locals carved fields out of the vertiginous slopes of Longji. Soak up the lush scenery and relaxing atmosphere as you capture timeless shots.

If you're returning to Guilin, you'll generally leave around 3:30pm (if you're staying in Yangshuo, you'll leave at 4:30pm), arriving back at your destination around 5:30pm.


Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Guilin, Guangxi, China
2: Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China
3: Xingpingzhen, Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Guilin or Yangshuo and Xingping
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • The main entrance tickets
  • The private car & private driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
Exclusions
  • The food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Reviews

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By: Guilin One Day Tours
40 reviews
JBtravel36
New York City, New York
95
Andy is AWESOME!!!
If you are thinking of a guide for this area Do Not Look Further! Andy is the PERFECT guide. He is not only
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810vivianek
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
98
Great Tour
The tour was amazing. Mr. Shandy took us to every destination by car. It truly was a private tour (2 people) and
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fischmanwei
Cincinnati, Ohio
158
Reed Flute Cave
Interesting cave system in Guilen China. The cave is well lit with colored lights and a tour guides takes 30-40
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C7331NTtraviss
10
Wonderful Experience on the Terraces
We had a great day with Andy! He’s very knowledgable, funny, and easy going. And his English is excellent. The
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Mobile531713
20
Certainly not worth the money.
We paid £110 each and a further £32 for the raft ride, (I'm sure it would have been a fraction of that if paid
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sheffield_geek
Sheffield, United Kingdom
122
Great day out
We had an amazing day on this tour. The places and sights are great. We particularly liked the ancient town.
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EaglesEyeView
Wellesley, Massachusetts
75
A Perfect Way to See Yangshuo and Longji Rice Terraces with only two days!
We read the trip adviser reviews carefully before selecting a guide. We found all the rave reviews about Andy to
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Amanda E
52
Easy and able to see everything!
My boyfriend and I were on a time constraint to see the rice villages. We only had a day and needed to get to the
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TravelByLocal
Guilin, China
107
My photographic experience to visit Rice terraces
Take your camera and hike around the rice terraces in Longji which is kongfu star Jackie Chan’s Movie “Skip Trace
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Roman L
Zurich, Switzerland
117
Great guide!
I booked a tour to Longji rice terraces in Guilin with Andy. Andy was an attentive, well informed and a humorous
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Anna Y
21
Amazing Longji Rice Terrace Tour
Andy's service was amazing! He was able to arrange a Longji rice tour less than a day before the actual trip with
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estuardor867
Kingsport, Tennessee
33
Andy’s great
We woke up at 3 am to do this tour and didn’t regret it at all. Andy, our guide, drove us himself. Andy was on
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mTan66
San Diego, California
4824
Awesome day!
Andy's tour was amazing! It was everything i wanted to see in guilin at a great pace. He is very friendly, patient
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MJF8456
Tokyo, Japan
4726
Terrific guide!
Andy was a terrific guide. He listened to our interests and planned a customized tour to meet our needs. Highly
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kony2000 .
36
You will not regret booking with this guide, very serious and trustful !!!! We love our stay in Guilin
Me and my friend had booked a 4 days trip to Guilin last april : Longji riceTerraces, Yangshuo/karsts area and
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