Longji Rice Terrace


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Longji Rice Terrace

Longji Rice Terrace Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Guilin Morning: Arrive in Guilin, either by train or by plane. If arriving by train, take a high-speed train from Guilin to Longsheng County. If arriving by plane, you can take a bus or arrange for a private transfer to Longsheng County. Afternoon: Check into your accommodation in Longsheng County, which serves as the gateway to the Longji Rice Terrace. After settling in, explore the local village and surrounding areas. Visit the Longsheng Hot Springs to relax and rejuvenate after your journey. Evening: Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, sampling traditional Zhuang cuisine. Spend the evening relaxing and enjoying the peaceful ambiance of the countryside.

Day 2

Day 2: Longji Rice Terrace Morning: After breakfast, embark on a guided tour of the Longji Rice Terrace. Trek through the terraced fields, marveling at the stunning landscape and intricate irrigation system. Learn about the history and culture of rice cultivation in the region from your guide. Afternoon: Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the terraced fields, taking in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Continue your exploration of the area, visiting local villages inhabited by Zhuang and Yao ethnic minorities. Interact with the locals and learn about their traditional way of life. Evening: Return to your accommodation in Longsheng County in the late afternoon. Relax and unwind after your day of exploration. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, savoring delicious regional specialties.

Day 3

Day 3: Departure from Longji Morning: After breakfast, take some time to explore the nearby attractions, such as the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces scenic area. Marvel at the breathtaking views from viewpoints like Nine Dragons and Five Tigers, and Seven Stars with Moon. Capture some memorable photos of the stunning landscape. Afternoon: Check out of your accommodation and prepare for departure. Depending on your schedule, you can either head back to Guilin to catch your train or flight, or continue your journey to explore other destinations in the region. Evening: Depart from Guilin, carrying with you the memories of your unforgettable experience at the Longji Rice Terrace.







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Frequently asked Questions:

Longji Rice Terrace is located in Longsheng County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

The Longji Rice Terraces have a history dating back over 700 years, with construction starting during the Yuan Dynasty and continued over subsequent dynasties.

Longji Rice Terrace is an ingenious and sustainable agricultural system designed to cultivate rice on the steep mountain slopes, showcasing the rich farming heritage of the Zhuang ethnic minority.

The rice terraces in Longji are irrigated using a unique system of interconnected channels that distribute water throughout the entire terraced fields, ensuring efficient cultivation.

The best time to visit Longji Rice Terrace is during the growing season, particularly in late spring when the terraces are filled with water, creating a beautiful reflection, and during the fall when the rice plants turn golden.

Visitors can reach Longji Rice Terrace from Guilin by taking a bus or hiring a private car. The journey typically takes a few hours, offering scenic views along the way.

Yes, there are hiking trails that allow visitors to explore the terraced fields and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes. The most popular hiking route is from Ping'an Zhuang Village to Dazhai Zhuang Village.

Yes, there are traditional Zhuang villages such as Ping'an and Dazhai near Longji Rice Terrace, where visitors can experience the local culture, customs, and traditional architecture.

Yes, there is typically an entrance fee to access Longji Rice Terrace. The fee may vary depending on factors like age and nationality.

Yes, there are guesthouses and accommodations available in the nearby villages, allowing visitors to experience the unique atmosphere of the terraced fields and stay overnight in the area.