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Longji Rice Terraces Tours and Activities

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For the farmers who reside in Southern China’s Longji region, rice terraces are simply a way of life. Yet for the thousands of annual visitors who make the 2-hour journey from the city of Guilin, the Longji Rice Terraces—nicknamed the Dragon’s Backbone—are an iconic symbol of Chinese agriculture and one of the most photographed sites in the country.

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Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Day Tour

Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village Day Tour

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Discover Longsheng and China’s rich minority culture on a full-day guided tour from Guilin. Take an easy walk around to snap photos of the famous Longji Rice Terraces and admire spectacular views of the cultivated mountain expanses. Have lunch in Pingan Zhuang Village and learn from your guide about the local Zhuang and Yao communities. Then relax as your round-trip transportation returns you to your Guilin hotel. A great trip for photographers!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Mini Group: Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

Mini Group: Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

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Discover the spectacular beauty and local cultures of the Longji Rice Terraces on a full-day tour from Guilin. Take in Huangluo Yao village to learn about the Yao and Zhuang peoples that have cultivated these rice terraces for more than 800 years. Have lunch in the village and taste bamboo rice, a specialty dish cooked in a bamboo stalk. Then ascend the mountain to visit Ping’an village and take a walk through the Longji Rice Terraces. Photo ops abound in this stunning region — keep your camera handy!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.00
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$152.00
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Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

Private Tour: Longsheng Culture and Longji Rice Terraces

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Discover China’s rich minority culture on an enriching full-day excursion to Longsheng from Guilin. Accompanied by a private guide, venture to the rural countryside to interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by ancient traditions. Hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, then capture photographs of the scenic sights with your guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Guilin hotel and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
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  • 9 hours
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$182.11
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$182.11
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One Day Private Longshen Rice Terraces Tour Including Lunch

One Day Private Longshen Rice Terraces Tour Including Lunch

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Gain a more intimate insight into village life and Chinese minority cultures with a private tour of the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces. Your private guide will explain the traditions of Yao and Zhuang people before you visit Huangluo village. Next, drive to Ping’an village to trek to two of the most beautiful rice-terrace views. After lunch, your driver will drop you back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.64
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$72.64

Full-Day Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Villages

Full-Day Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Villages

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Get an insight into local lifestyles that are impossible without a guide on this day trip to the Longji rice terraces. Discover the unique culture of the Yao women, with their impossibly long hair, soak up stunning rice terrace views, enjoy a local lunch, and hike the “Dragon’s Backbone” through Zhuang and Yao villages. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.16
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$83.16

Longji Rice Terraces with the Dazhai Cable Car Private Day Tour

Longji Rice Terraces with the Dazhai Cable Car Private Day Tour

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Experience Longji’s amazing rice terraces on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about these ancient terraced fields—known by locals as “Dragon’s Backbone”—that were first developed nearly a millennia ago, during the Yuan Dynasty. Admire their surreal scenery from a lookout point after a quick cable car ride, then enjoy an optional hike down and lunch before returning to Guilin.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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$165.00
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Guilin Reed Flute Cave and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Guilin Reed Flute Cave and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Explore the Guilin's surroundings on this full-day private tour. Explore the Reed Flute Cave to see unique, illuminated rock formations. Then head to Huangluo, also known as the “Long Hair Village,” to learn about the Yao lifestyles and why women grow their hair to lengths of 6.5 feet. The final stop is the beautiful Longji Rice Terraces, some of the largest in the world, carved into the lush scenery.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.19
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$115.19
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Private Day Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Long Hair Village

Private Day Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Long Hair Village

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Immerse yourself in the minority cultures and natural landscapes on a full-day private tour from Guilin. Your break from the crowded city begins with pickup from your hotel.  Relax on your way to the Longji Rice Terraces with your private guide. Visit Huangluo village and learn about the lifestyle of the local people. Experience a different culture in Ping'an Village and explore the traditional wooden houses (entrance at your own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
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Private Custom Tour: Zhangjiajie to Guilin 5N6D Private Tour

Private Custom Tour: Zhangjiajie to Guilin 5N6D Private Tour

Experience the natural beauty of Zhangjiajie and Guilin on this multi-day guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore must-see sites like Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, and the Longji rice terraces. Go cycling in Yangshuo, enjoy a cruise on the Li River, and catch the amazing Liu San Jie light show.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$789.48
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$789.48
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1-Day Longsheng Rice Terrace Tour from Guilin with Private Guide & Driver

1-Day Longsheng Rice Terrace Tour from Guilin with Private Guide & Driver

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From Guilin, enjoy a full-day tour that showcases the scenery and indigenous cultures of the Longji Rice Terraces. Your private vehicle climbs the mountain to the Longji Rice Terraces where you get fantastic photo ops while walking around with your guide. After lunch, visit a local village and learn about the traditions of the Zhuang people, who have been farming rice in the terraces for centuries. Your tour includes a private guide and climate-controlled vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Guilin.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.00
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$185.00
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From Guilin/Yangshuo: Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

From Guilin/Yangshuo: Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

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Spend the day exploring the Longji Rice Terraces and learning about the local way of life during this 8-hour day trip from Guilin. Without the hassle of renting a car, this day trip is relaxing and educational. Pickup and drop-off from Guilin hotels, as well as a traditional Chinese lunch, are provided.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.00
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$171.00
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Rice Terraces Sightseeing and Minority Village Visiting From Guilin

Rice Terraces Sightseeing and Minority Village Visiting From Guilin

The Longji Rice Terraces, named because they resemble a dragon’s steep spine, are a highlight of any visit to Guilin. Skip the stress of Chinese-language buses and relax on this all-inclusive tour, with a guide to lead a hike, introduce you to locals, and point out the best photo spots. As well as an authentic Chinese lunch in a farmer’s restaurant, your package includes pickup and drop-off from your hotel.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.58
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$131.58
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2-Day Guilin Private Tour: Li River Cruise and Longji Rice Terrace in Longsheng

2-Day Guilin Private Tour: Li River Cruise and Longji Rice Terrace in Longsheng

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Visit Guilin’s top attractions over two days on a private tour that features a Li River cruise and Longji Rice Terraces. On the first day, set out on a Li River cruise, passing through gorgeous landscapes en route to Yangshuo. See West Street and local villages before returning to Guilin. Then head to Longji Rice Terraces, a scenic place where rice is cultivated on mountain slopes by Zhuang villagers. Your private guide shares informative commentary throughout your tour, which includes transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$397.00
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$397.00
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Self-Guided Private Day Tour of Longji Terraces From Guilin

Self-Guided Private Day Tour of Longji Terraces From Guilin

Experience some of the most spectacular rice terraces in China on this all-day tour from Guilin. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel in a private vehicle with an English-speaking guide to the Longji Terraces, also known as Dragon’s Backbone. Explore the Ping An Zhuang Village, Ancient Zhuang Village, or Jinkeng Terraces Fields (Dazhai Village) at your own pace on this customizable outing.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.79
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$115.79
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Private day tour: Longji rice terraces & Minority Villages Tour

Private day tour: Longji rice terraces & Minority Villages Tour

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The Longji Rice Terraces are located in Heping District, Longsheng County about two hours’ drive from Guilin so they are also called Longsheng Rice Terraces. They are at an altitude of 330–1,110 meters (1,000–3,700 feet). The highest rice terraces located at 880 meters above sea leve while the lowest of it is about 380 meters. Their wonderful scenery attracts numerous photographers every year. Longji Rice Terraces are home to many ethnic people and there are numerous Zhuang and Yao and Dong villages among the terraces. They built unique wooden houses here and woman there all wear their ethnic clothes. The woman like to wear embroidered headwear and an apron covered with exquisite handwork. Zhuang ladies will also wear intricate handmade silver earrings, bracelets and nceklaces. For their homes, those are old black gray houses on stilts; the ground floor is used for storage of the raising of animals, while upper floor with rooms and a fire pit is the living area.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.22
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$84.22

1-Day Longji Terrace Fields-Pingan village Tour with the English Speaking Driver

1-Day Longji Terrace Fields-Pingan village Tour with the English Speaking Driver

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Visit the highlights of Guilin including the Longji rice terraces, Huangluo Long hair village and hiking/shuttle bus around the Ping'an village with this self-guided day tour from Guilin(We just provided the English speaking driver, no tour guide). You will be picked up and dropped off from your Guilin/Yangshuo/Xingping hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.54
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$78.54
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Charles guide & driver service

Charles guide & driver service

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Start Saving Time and Money I am an English tour guide & driver, I has more than 10 years work experience for tourism.is a very trustworthy person, at on the basis ensuring the tourism quality, we can help you save a lot of costs, such as tour guide fees, a tip, and other hidden fees, so choose us is the wisest choice to choose.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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$180.00
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Private Custom Tour: Guilin to Zhangjiajie 5N6D Private Tour

Private Custom Tour: Guilin to Zhangjiajie 5N6D Private Tour

Natural wonders and adventure are only a heartbeat away when you take advantage of this Guilin and Zhangjiajie tour package through this 5N6D Private Custom Tour. Let's get back to nature with a national parks tour to the popular Lijiang River (Li River) National Park in Guilin, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain National Park and more. Highlights: 1. The itinerary is flexible, you can change it whenever you want. 2. This tour can cover all the highlights of the Zhangjiajie and Guilin area.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$785.35
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$785.35
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5-Day Private Tour from Xiamen to Guilin

5-Day Private Tour from Xiamen to Guilin

Visit highlights of China including the Xiamen and Guilin with this private 5 days tour from Xiamen. You will be picked up from Xiamen hotel and dropped off at Guilin.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,407.80
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Short Li-River cruise and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Short Li-River cruise and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

This day trips are the most popular day trips with our customers. it covered the most classical sights and places in Li River and Longsheng.You will be picked up and dropped off from your Guilin/Yangshuo/Guilin train station/airport.  Highlights: 1. Cover two top end activities at Guilin area during one day. 2. Can drop off at the Guilin hotel or Yangshuo hotel or Guilin train station/airport.   Note: If pick up you at Guilin hotel then the Li-River cruise will be at Caoping area, because more close to Guilin center.          If pick up you at Yangshuo hotel then the Li-River cruise will be at Xingping area, because more close to Yangshuo center.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.13
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$136.13
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3-Day Private Tour from Beijing by Air: Guilin, Longji Rice Terrace and Yangshuo

3-Day Private Tour from Beijing by Air: Guilin, Longji Rice Terrace and Yangshuo

Spend 3-day to discover the highlights of Guilin for a private and customizable sightseeing tour from Beijing by Plane. Tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off Guilin attractions, such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Seven Star Parks. 4 Star Cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo to experience the timeless landscapes on a leisurely boat ride. Admiring the stunning karst peaks, stroll around the West Street, experience the Ten-Mile Gallery. Use the convenient cable car to explore Dazhai/Jinkeng or spend 2 hours to hike around Ping'an Village at Longji Rice Terrace. Tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, cruise ticket and travel by private vehicle with door to door transfer. You can choose to end your tour in Longsheng/Guilin or return Beijing.Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.
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  • 3 days
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$982.20
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$982.20
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Private Tour of Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces in Longsheng

Private Tour of Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces in Longsheng

Venture out from the bustling city of Guilin and explore the beautiful Dragon’s Backbone rice terraces on this full-day private tour. Stroll through the terraces and admire the lush, green scenery before sitting down to a delicious local lunch. Discover the Zhuang and Yao minority groups who live in this region and learn about their daily life and culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$202.64
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$202.64
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Guilin airport(KWL) Pick up and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

Guilin airport(KWL) Pick up and Longji Rice Terraces Private Day Tour

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Picked up from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport by our representative in Guilin and transferred to Longji Rice Terrace area, 90km northwest of Guilin city center. During this day tour, you can visit the Ping'an village or Dazhai village with the round way cable car, of course we can visit the Long hair village as well. Highlights: 1.Learn about Guilin’s unique minority culture. 2. No shopping private tour. 3. At the end of the tour, we can drop off you at the Ping'an or Dazhai village or Guilin hotel/airport/train station or Yangshuo hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.07
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$157.07
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Happy private tour with Jerry

Happy private tour with Jerry

A. A private tailor-made tour which can be planned based on your preference. B. Experienced English tour guide and driver. C. Culture experience and sightseeing perfect combined
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$853.34
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Longji Rice Terraces costs USD 72.64. Guided Longji Rice Terraces tours start around USD 72.64 per person. See all 139 Longji Rice Terraces tickets and tours on Viator.
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