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Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Spectacular rice terraces - An engineering feat

Stay at least two days in Ping'an - best to just pack overnight bag as it'd be demeaning to pay for manual labour to piggy-back suitcase or large bag uphill and probably too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Stay at least two days in Ping'an - best to just pack overnight bag as it'd be demeaning to pay for manual labour to piggy-back suitcase or large bag uphill and probably too strenuous for most visitors to lug it up some 800 steps. Most shops near the Ping'an Village entrance will store luggage for a day or two for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a unique and beautiful attraction: a unique blend of man-made and natural beauty. Also steeped in culture, because along the hike route up to the top you will see local homes, locals of a minority group called Zhuang people and stands selling Zhuang arts and craft. It's a reasonable hike length, as you are dropped off at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I've traveled quite a bit in China and this has been my favorite experience. I am a teacher so most of my traveling is done on holiday weekends, which unfortunately means inevitable crowds if I'm traveling in China. I was so pleased (and shocked) with the lack of crowds here. It was a great ending to a weekend in Yangshuo/Longji.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The view above the Dragon's Back was stunning when I was here in October of 2014. The walk around the perimeter of the Ping-An village is more than worth the time and effort. Unfortunately when I was back in May of 2015, the path to the viewpoint was blocked off. There was some other work going on in the area,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a joy to hike in the mountains through the rice terraces and tiny villages. Chinese cities are huge and can be overwhelming. This is a little piece of heaven on earth, don't just take a day trip, spend at least a couple of nights. I went at the end of May and it was lovely because the terraces were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lovely place to stay for a night or two. We stayed in Dazhai but be sure to stay up in the hills not I the village. Then you get the views (and you have to walk up there anyway!) The lark should signpost the walks better - but they conveniently labelled 1, 2 and 3 viewpoints so it is easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The terraces are surprising. A very interesting walk among the terraces, through narrow paths... Amazing: must-to-try!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A trip to Longji cannot be missed if you are travelling to Guilin, but make sure you go to the areas that are quieter. We were very fortunate to travel to this area with friends who knew to take us to the quieter area which leads up to Golden Buddha Peak. We took a car with a driver to Longji... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We went to the Danzi rice terraces and its a good 2 hour drive from Guilin, down a very scenic road. Well worth the trip if you stay over night. Lots of steps and a cable car over spectacular scenery. Don't go for the night life as there is non. Porters will attack you to carry your bags. Don't pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We took a 5 hour hike from Tiantouzhai Village to Ping'an in pouring rain and still loved it. it was one go the high points of our visit to China. The local minority people are very interesting and the terraces mind boggling. A photographers dream!

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Address: Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Longsheng County
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