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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The rice terraces are not a place to visit, but an experience. The mountain setting itself is beautiful. The ingenuity of the irrigated terraces is fascinating. The opportunity to follow winding paths up the mountain (or down or both) past farmers' cottages, past the unique...More

Thank Bigskyguy71
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went for a couple of walks in the rice terraces when we were staying in Ping'An. No rice was visible in the terraces - we were there before the seedlings were planted. However, we did see the irrigation and preparation of the rice terraces....More

Thank GerMar60
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hard to describe the rice terraces- at first we thought that because we were between plantings the terraces would not be special- we were wrong- the shapes, colors and elevations make for really beautiful views. We stayed 2 days, hiking to different places each day....More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces were begun some 800 years ago. They are truly a monument to the endeavour of the local people who have turned steep hillsides into productive rice fields. They are truly an amazing sight. Sweeping views are to be had from...More

Thank Alistair450
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we did this but you do need to be reasonably fit. A shuttle bus takes you most of the way but then you need to walk up hill and climb steps. you have to watch what you're doing as the walkway is uneven...More

Thank Lesley_Rod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two days in the rice terraces, arriving in Ping'an (one night), hiking to Dazhai and spending a second night there. That was enough time for us, given our rather packed China schedule. The best advice I can give if you are walking around...More

Thank kwpapers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were recommended to go by travel agents We are 68 years old- this is NOT A TRIP FOR PENSIONERS unless you are a born 'mountain goat'!! Very long haul to get half way up the terraces, according to 'fit bit' it is equivalent to climbing...More

3  Thank Lovegoingaway00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You just can't imagine how beautiful the rice terraces are until you see them with your own eyes. They're simply one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life, and somewhere I could happily spend much more time than I had on...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The well known rice fields are far away from Guilin. The drive is only 80 km but takes about 2 hours by car, because the road is narrow, with curves and a lot of lorries. Along the road, sometimes you can see nice landscapes, little...More

Thank Amparo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was well worth it. The views, the village, and the people were awesome! Getting to the terraces from the bus wasn't too bad of a hike. A great experience overall!

Thank creedeco
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puff3
I will be arriving at Guilin on the train from Guangzhou. Is it possible on the day to find at the train station a driver who could take me to my accommodation at the rice terraces?
6 April 2017|
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David S
We are planning a trip to China in May. Our private tour operator says the trip from Guilin to the rice terraces is 2 1/2 hours. Our flight arrives in Guilin at 14:15(2:15pm). Do we have enough time to see the some of the major sights before the end of the day with travel time(we are staying overnight in Guilin)?
4 April 2017|
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Response from parisfoodie1 | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the other respondents. If all you want to do is look at the terraces, then a long drive offers ample views. But if you want to walk in them, and explore the villages that are surrounded by the rice terraces... More
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Chuahwh99
Hi, what transport and cost from Guilin Liangjiang international airport to Longsheng dragon backbone rice terraces? and back to guiLin?
25 March 2017|
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Response from CarolBradyGonzalez | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We came from Yangshou so it is different. I suggest writing to Andy and he will let you know what the cost is. Very reasonable costs from Andy and very dependable. Check under tours at Andys private tours. He will... More
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