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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 yesterday

The rice terraces on the sie of this mountain are absolutely stunning and a sight that you will not see anywhere else. We were lucky to arrive just after the rains and got stunning views of the countryside with the added bonus of pieces of...More

Thank Niels d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous! Such interesting landscape and history. Up close look at the people that work and live there, including the Longi Longhair women. Many different trails and hikes to take, including the Dragon's Backbone. Plan a minimum of 4-5 hours for your visit. The Longhair women...More

Thank PamDGIL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a forword it needs to be said that we experienced the Longsheng Rice Terraces with basically constant rain. That in itself is an experience I never had before in my life. For two days straight the only dry period we had were about 20-30...More

Thank felixsf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a private car service to drive us to the rice terraces. It was an expensive one-day tour, but worth every penny. Be ready to climb about 1,000 stone steps to reach the hill top in order to have a memorable view of the...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a highlight visit during our 3-weeks tour of China. Apparently there are other rice terraces to visit in China but staying over in Guilin, the Longji rice terraces were a must-do and they were spectacular. The two of us left Guilin with our...More

Thank Aussiesailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just got back from a 19 day tour with China Spree and it included the Long Sheng Dragon Spine Terraces, There are approx. 1000 steps to climb (no railings) tiny stone path - when we got off our bus I bought a very inexpensive...More

Thank Vickitraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a hike from Dazhai to Ping'an. This is an explanation on how we did this.  One maybe essential thing is downloading the app MAPS.ME and download the map of the province. The map shows the necessary walking trails leading towards Ping'an. You...More

4  Thank François V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were part of China Spree tour group of people mostly in their 60's and 70's. So, it was not small effort to climb to the top. There were, however, sedan chairs available for hire that could take you about 2/3 the way up. My...More

Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Dragon's Backbone (otherwise known as Longji Rice Terraces is a long, hard, uphill walk that takes you through a village wher you can buy all the usual toursity items as well as food (the Mei You Café, half way up is particularly recommended with...More

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 4 June 2017

You must climb there and have a talk with local traditionally dressed ladies. They were holding my hand for minutes persuading me to buy some goods. I was close to kiss them,

Thank Ondrej K
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3 April 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
25 March 2017|
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Response from CarolBradyGonzalez | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We came from Yangshou so it is different. I suggest writing to Andy and he will let you know what the cost is. Very reasonable costs from Andy and very dependable. Check under tours at Andys private tours. He will... More