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Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank David S
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

Thank MasAngell
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

Thank HappyBingo
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
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

Thank May F
Reviewed October 12, 2017

It was a long trip from Guilin to here (over two hours) but well worthwhile. We visited the Dazhai locations and took the option of a cable car ride up due to rain. The views from the cable car were very good though and helped...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

We went just before the October national holiday--so there were relatively few tourists and the rice was golden.

Thank yasubec
Reviewed October 5, 2017

The Longji Rice Terraces is a wonderful place to see. (Tripadvisor lists this as Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces instead.) I went there in late September 2017. The weather was rather unsettled. The first day was cloudy but the second day was sunny. Sunlight makes all...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed October 5, 2017

The Longji Rice Terraces is located north of Guilin and takes about 2 hours of driving to go there. It is sometimes known outside China as the "Dragon's Back Rice Terraces". I have had a lot of trouble finding Longji Rice Terraces on Tripadvisor, hence...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed October 4, 2017

I was fortunate to arrive in late September - just as the rice terraces were going from green to yellow in colour. They were absolutely gorgeous. It was a 3 hour drive up into the mountains north of Guilin. I had a guide with me....More

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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
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