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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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  • Average5%
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“cable car” (31 reviews)
“ping'an village” (23 reviews)
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80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The scenic spot is around 2.5 hour’s drive from Guilin downtown. It’s definitely more convenient to come with a car. There are 3 major sites of terrace fields, and all are numerous kilometers away from the entrance. Tourists should buy the tickets at the entrance,...More

Thank Bestlambert
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there again in late Dec. 2017 on a tour. Initially I did not have any expectation as the golden rice fields would normally appear in late Sept./ early Oct. as reported previously. However the local government had worked with the local Zhuang tribe...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

My visit was in late June - a very rainy season which had a substantial negative impact on the enjoyment and level of participation available. The day of the visit, the weather was rainy. In fact, all four of my days in Guilin had rain...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited in July (one of the hottest months) being young and adventurous, initially we were going to hike up and down, but after stepping out in the blazing heat, we opted to only hike down. I am glad for it! The...More

1  Thank sarahsP93ZJ
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

In 2017, the 2 weeks after Golden Week (~oct 8-22) were probably the best time to see the golden rows of rice terraces. It's not crowded, the weather is great, and the fields are at their peak golden color. We visited on the 10th and...More

2  Thank pjsugi
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

We visited China for 10 days and, in retrospect, the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces were one of the best and most memorable sights we experienced. We rode about half way up the mountain in our private tour vehicle and then boarded a govt bus for...More

2  Thank David S
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Worth the day trip for a mornings walk. Suggest you pay extra for starting at the top and walking downhill. I have no idea of the cost to do this as it was taken care of by our guide but it allowed us to do...More

1  Thank MasAngell
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We came at the end of China's golden week hoping the crowds have left and the rows of golden yellow still there. We stayed overnight in Ping An Village so we had time to explore and take it in as compared to a day trip....More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

The drive out to Longsheng is worth it by itself to see some countryside , rather than cityscapes. We opted for the 'short' version of the available walks, and were very glad of it afterwards - for us older folks, it was a bit strenuous....More

Thank John P
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

It was 2.5 hours drive from guilin. We took a day trip. It would be nice to stay a night there. The mountains were so amazingly beautiful. The villages are located by the rice terraces which took ages to develop. They plant their crop carefully....More

1  Thank May F
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Bisou95
October 14, 2017|
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Response from FILIPPOS54 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Actually everything is possible. You can see old and tired locals to climb up all the way but you have to do it slowly . The original path is well maintained . You reach to the place , you can choose to go downwards... More
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David S
April 3, 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
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