Take time out to enjoy one day tour to Longji Rice Terraces and Mountain Village and discover several minority groups, like Yao and Zhuang. You will appreciate spectacular scenery and get familiars with Chinese minorities life styles.
What You Can Expect
Longji Rice Terrace
You will be picked up at the hotel lobby in Guilin at about 8: 30 am. Then we will head west towards to Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces Field. The 100 kilometers’ road will takes about 2 hours’ drive. There will be 10 minutes on the road for gas and break. It might be little bumpy on the mountain winding roads.
We will arrive at Huangluo Yao Village at about 11 am. You will see many half timbered houses scatter on mountain slopes as Yao people believe that house built by mountain or river will provide good fortune to the family. Long hair is the symbol of Yao female.
You will have lunch at about 12:00pm. Delicious bamboo-tube rice and other local food will be served for your lunch. Your guide will tell you the secrets of the food.
In the afternoon, you will first visit Ping’an Village to appreciate the spectacular view of the rice terrace. We will climb to the view point and our car will park at the door of the village. It will be easy for you to climb. If you won’t want to climb, you will always have the opportunity to hire a sedan chair hoisted by locals. You will see a lot of Zhuang people there.
We will then arrive at Longji Rice Terrace
which enjoys a history of over 800 years from the Yuan Dynasty. Yao people migrated to the mountainous area to away from wars and transform mountain areas into fertile fields - Longji Rice Terrace. You will be led to the best viewing spot
to appreciate the scenery with a panoramic view.
At about 4:30 pm, we will return to your hotel in Guilin. The drive also takes about 2 hours.