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Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Guilin Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour
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Guilin Private Tour: Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour in Longsheng
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Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

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A highlight of our time in Guilin

We loved our trip to the rice fields. The hike up the numerous steps does require that you are in decent shape to do it. Seeing all of the buildings built into the steep hills... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2015
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

We loved our trip to the rice fields. The hike up the numerous steps does require that you are in decent shape to do it. Seeing all of the buildings built into the steep hills and experiencing the culture of the village was a real pleasant surprise for us. It really reminded us of a trip we took to Murren... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

All of my guide books recommended the Dragon's Backbone rice terraces, but it's not a particularly easy destination to reach. However, it is more than worth the time and effort. In an extremely memorable and scenic trip through beautiful China, the rice terraces were my absolute favorite. There are a few options for hikes. I'm not a hiker. I made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

This was a surprising hit with our family. A view of China so different from the urban environments. The views are unique, with the rice paddy terraces cloaking the hills. It being that bit cooler than lower reaches just made the hiking that bit easier. We loved hiking through these hills, and all of us were just non stop snapping... More 

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Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

amazing view! must visit if you are visiting longji rice terrace! I was in Dazhai village a bit of hike to get up to all the viewpoints but views are definitely worth the effort.

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

It's a shame that such a nice area is not beeing preserved as it should. Everywhere was plenty of rubish.

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

One of the most amazing sites in China. Take your time and climb to the top. View is spectacular and climb worth the views. Stop on your way back down and have lunch and enjoy some snake wine. Absolutely amazing. If your are unable climb, for fee you can be carried in a chariot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Wonderful area, worth to hike to spots. Spot 1 wonderful, spot two less interesting. Go hiking, worth it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

An amazing feat of agricultural architecture! Spectacular views, even in the misty rains. Well worth the walk up the mountain to stay at the quaint Dazhai Dragon's Den Hostel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Dragon's Backbone was one reason why we came and while it is difficult to then find clear direction as in between all the different names/titles used it was well worth the hunt for some awesome photography even if it means to get up and out as early as 0400...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

The view from the highest spot of the terraced fields was most spectacular despite the misty morning and a short walk down to the rice terraces was rather refreshing.

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