longji rice terraces
Longji Rice Terraces

Longji Rice Terraces (龙脊梯田 also know as Dragon Backbone Rice Terraces) is a must-visit place if you travel to Guilin, Guangxi province of China. It is located in Ping’an Village of Longsheng County. It is about 80 km from Guilin. The road to the paddy fields winds around the mountains and you will reach the terraces at around 880 meters above sea level. The terraces are distributed on Longji hills around 300-1100 meters above sea level. Our one day tour includes tour coach, English speaking tour guide, entrance tickets and Chinese lunch.

Tour code: GLC05
Price: USD90/person
Departure: Daily in high season, send us email to inquire in shoulder and low seasons ((Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar))
Duration: Approx.8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Your hotel around 8:00 A.M. in Guilin
Finishing point and time: Your hotel around 6:00 P.M. in Guilin
Tour type: Join-in group bus tour

Longji Rice Terraces Map


yao minority
Yao Minority

Our tour guide will call your hotel to let you know the departure time on the evening before the tour. During the tour date our English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Guilin at the appointed time, then drive to Longji Rice Terraces fields. The distance is about 80 km and about 1.5 hours drive. On the road from Guilin to Longsheng, our car will go up and down the mountains and you will marvel at the ranges of hills and beautiful scenery. The mountain range is know for many terraced rice fields and Yao and Zhuang villagers.

Pingan Village
Pingan Village

Travelers can not get to the rice terraces directly. All tourists will first arrive at the entrance at the Pingan Zhuang village and then walk about 40 minutes up. On the hill road you will see a series of ascending terraces for farming. This is really a fantastic scene.

When reach the higher point of the hill, you will have a panoramic view of the fantastic rice terraces. The Longji Rice Terraces is really a feast for your eyes. The terraced fields look like chains or ribbons as they wander round the hills. You will be shocked by locals’diligence. After sightseeing you will have Chinese lunch in a local restaurant.

After the tour you will be transferred back to Guilin city and dropped off at your hotel in Guilin.

Service included:

1. Air-conditioned tour coach with experienced driver
2. English speaking tour guide
3. Pick up and drop off service from your hotel in Guilin
4. Entrance fees mentioned above
5. Chinese lunch

Service excluded:

1. Personal expenses
2. Tips to guide and driver.


1. The tour departs daily in peak season. In shoulder or low season (Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar), please send us email to inquire.
2. The price is invalid during Chinese public holidays, local fairs or big events.
3. This is a seat-in-coach tour, which means you will travel together with other travelers.
4. We provide English speaking guide, but the group may have Chinese travelers especially in low seasons.
5. Please book your hotel near the city center, it is better to check with us in advance to make sure your hotel is within our reach. If your hotel is out of our pick up area, please take taxi to lobby of Sheraton Guilin Hotel or Guilin New Plaza Hotel for pick up.
6. The best time to visit Longji Rice Terraces is in spring and autumn which is the seed time and harvest time.
7. The terraced fields will be more beautiful after the raining or in fog, so there is no need to worry when the weather is not so good.


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