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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

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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Private Tour of Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces in Longsheng
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour Longji Rice Terraces and Mountain Village from Guilin
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80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit the Dragon terraces on her trip to Thailand amazing views once-in-a-lifetime experience

Thank seansoma
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

As an expat in China, I try to take advantage of traveling on the weekends. However, this often means traveling at the same time as the millions of other people in this country which can often be a nightmare. It has become increasingly difficult to...More

2  Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We(Me and My GF) were staying in the Guilin town center and wanted to take the bus to Longsheng. It turned out that the bus service from Guilin town center has stopped and we have to take a bus to another city to get on...More

8  Thank thilweera
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Went on a day tour from Guilin to the Longsheng Rice Terraces. It took about 2 and a half hours to reach it, mainly because of the windy road you travel into the mountains after switching to a smaller bus. Took a cable car up...More

1  Thank Darron G
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We took a public bus from Guilin west bus station towards Longshen but drop off at He Ping where the park hq is located . Ping 'an village is located 800m on the mountain ridge and it's a further one hour walk up to the...More

3  Thank Jamestankee H
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We travelled as a family of 3 (2 adults and a 7 years old girl). We hired a driver in Guilin to drop us at the Dazhi car park, paid 400 RMB to him including park tickets for this which was too much but more...More

2  Thank deos71
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We got a DIY trip to the rice field organized by our hostel in Guilin. We had 5 hours to hike within the fields and managed to reach 2 out 3 scenic highlights around Dazhai village. If you want to explore it all, especially the...More

Thank Alexandre F
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Longji Rice Terrrace Area (Dragon’s Backbone Terraced Paddy Fields) mainly refers to the rice terraces in the three forest-fringed villages – Dazhai Village (大寨), Tiantouzhai Village ( 田头寨) and Ping’An Village (平安寨). Ping’An Village is about 16km to the northeast of the Longji Rice Terrace...More

3  Thank Daniel-Beijing
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I had a great walk in the dragon's backbone rice terraces. This is a must do when you're in the neighbourhood. The trip there and back to Guilin are quite long, but it is worth the trip.

Thank Johan B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is one of the places which you do not wish to leave. Although you have to walk for at least half an hour to reach the village, it is worth it. While walking on the path which no large vehicles are allowed to access,...More

1  Thank CarynKaining
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Alistair450 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Thanks for your question. I assume you mean the walk from the car park to the village itself. It will take about 45 minutes but you should be able to do the walk without a problem. The trick is to have a porter carry... More
David S
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