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Address: 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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$81*
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Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

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Amazing views and interesting climb

We took a tour with ChinaSpree (17 day China and Yangtze) because it included the Dragon Spine Terraces and the Li River cruise. We were not disappointed. The climb up is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We took a tour with ChinaSpree (17 day China and Yangtze) because it included the Dragon Spine Terraces and the Li River cruise. We were not disappointed. The climb up is moderately difficult (I am about 70 and in ok shape and didn't have any major problems) with about 1,000 steps each way, but with plenty of level ground during... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you're in Guilin, you have to go there. It's very easy to get there and back just in one-day trip. But I think it has to be magic to stay there for a night (we didn't and we regret it). Beautiful place. Thet were our's first rice terraces we've ever seen, bu it was amazing to see how it... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I went with group tour Longji (Dragon's Backbone) Terraced Rice Fields received their name because the rice terraces resemble a dragon's scales, while the summit of the mountain range looks like the backbone of the dragon.It was very beautiful .

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our family enjoyed seeing the rice terracing of this area which dates back centuries. We saw numerous villagers working the fields and went into one of the villagers' home turned museum. Interesting. Seeing the beautiful scenery and the villagers carrying on their daily lives made the visit worthwhile for me. We had a guide and were even able to converse... More 

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

You really feel like you are in a different place in the world on the Longji mountain. The rice terraces are amazing to see and the hiking is not too strenuous - although be warned there is a 30 minute walk uphill to get to the top where the hotels are.

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Medford, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It's all about the scenery but be prepared for changing weather. Not for the mobility impaired. Do the trip while you are able to walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Plenty of trekking opportunities through the mountains and terraces filled with amazing views. worth a visit although a little commercialized, its done pretty tastefully. cost 80 CNY to get in

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Such breathtaking scenery, we walked all the way round. You might struggle to do this in the height of summer. We also met a Yao Lady on our travels who very kindly showed us her hair. Such an exquisite place.

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

You need to be fit to make the hill climb but once you reach the top the view is so spectacular and breath-taking and worth the toil up the hill. If it rains, the path up the hill can be quite slippery so do be careful.

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Dongguan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Such a breathtaking hill climb (literally) Very heavy but amazing, from the top you see all area covered with hand made rice terraces and the village hanging from the mountain Really a unique experience

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