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From Guilin/Yangshuo: Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

Guilin, China

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English


Spend the day exploring the Longji Rice Terraces and learning about the local way of life during this 8-hour day trip from Guilin. Without the hassle of renting a car, this day trip is relaxing and educational. Pickup and drop-off from Guilin hotels, as well as a traditional Chinese lunch, are provided.
  • 8-hour trip to the Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin
  • Learn about the history and daily life of the Yao and Zhuang people
  • See traditional folk singing and dancing performances
  • Trek through the Longji Rice Terraces
  • Traditional Chinese lunch
  • Round-trip transportation from Guilin hotels
  • Transfer from your hotel to the Longji Rice Terraces in a 7-seat minivan. A tour guide with very basic English will guide the group during the Longji Rice Terraces trip. Sometimes there are two minivans, but we only provide one tour guide. That means one of the minivans will have no tour guide
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English-speaking local guide service.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off in central Guilin or Yangshuo
Lunch at a local farmer's house restaurant.
Admission ticket to Longji Rice Field Terraces
Gratuities (recommended).
Personal expenses
Airport transfer.
Traditional folk singing and dancing performances

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in central Guilin and Yangshuo.

Be ready for convenient pickup at 8am at your Guilin hotel. With your guide and group, travel about 2.5 hours up into the mountain foothills to the Longji Rice Terraces. 

Trek into the rice fields, where locals have been cultivating rice for more than six centuries. Learn about the history and culture of the local villagers, made up of the Chinese Zhuang and Yao ethnic minorities. Witness folk singing and dancing performances and admire the unique architectural style of the village homes. Sit down for a Chinese lunch on the mountainside, enjoying the scenery and atmosphere. 

Return to your Guilin hotel for drop-off around 6:30pm
Stop At:  
Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
At 8:00 am your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby in central Guilin or Yangshuo and start heading toward the foot of the mountains where Longji Rice Terraces is located (approx. 2.5 hours). The rice terraces are built into the mountainsides like ribbons winding around from foot to top. Local villagers have been cultivating on these fields for generations since 600 years ago. Trek up the mountain among the fields while the stunning natural scenery and ethnic villages with their traditional houses feast your eyes. Admire the ​Longji Rice Terraces from the best viewing points: the Seven Stars with the Moon and the Nine Dragons and Five Tigers. Enjoy a Chinese style lunch at a local farmer's house, you'll have the chance to taste delicious local dishes, such as bamboo rice and other minority dishes. Witness one of the local custom for women to grow very long hair as long as 1 meter or longer. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel by 6:00 pm.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Trippest Mini Group Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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