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Longji Terraced Rice Fields

Longji Rice Terraces In Longsheng County
Yao people in Longsheng

Longsheng County is located 108 km in the mountainous region in the northeastern part of Guilin. It is famous for its beautiful rice terraced fields and ethnic villages in Longji Mountain (literally meaning "Dragon's Backbone" in Chinese). The well-known Longji Terraced Rice Fields were built through many generations' hard work of the Zhuang people since the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when construction was completed.

The Longji Terraced Rice Fields covers an area of 66 square kilometers. The fields were built along the mountains slopes wind from the riverside up to the mountaintop, with the highest place of an elevation of 1100 meters and the lowest 300 meters.

Besides the amazing natural scenery, Longsheng County is also famous for its colorful ethnic customs and cultures. Most of the residents living in villages in Longji are Yao and Zhuang minority nationalities, mainly it is the Zhuang people. The women dress in unique costumes in their daily life. When there are important guests come from afar, they would sing folk songs and dance to welcome the guests, and guests also can join in with them to enjoy the Zhuang people's life and culture, and even stay with local families to enjoy both the local Longji rice-wine and the Longji cloud-tea.

China Great Travel offers tailor made Guilin tours to Longji Terraced Rice Fields. We provide pre-designed private packages, day trips by bus / coach and flexible Guilijn tours to Longsheng Longji. We are always ready to customize a new personal Guilin tour package for you. Just send us an email to get our travel expert help planning your excursion to Longji. (No extra cost for designing tour itinerary!)

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