Guilin Longji Rice Terraces and Four Lakes Night Cruise Day Tour

Longsheng County is within the Guilin area (prefecture), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Its main attraction is the Longji rice terraces ( Longji Titian), called Dragon Backbones by the locals. Also of interest are the hot springs and the small mountain villages among the wooded areas of trees and bamboos. Longji Terraced Field is located about 100km northeast of the downtown Guilin, about 2 hours' drive from Guilin. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides.
During this day tour, we can visit the Huangluoyao Long hair village and Ping'an village or Dazhai village and Four lakes night cruise at Guilin.

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10 hours


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  • What's included :
    • The main entrance tickets of Longji
    • The private car & private driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • The night cruise boat tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
    • Entry/Admission - Ping'an Village
    • Entry/Admission - Guilin Two Rivers and Four Lakes Resort
    What's excluded :
    • The food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China

    Your private driver and personal guide will collect you from Guilin hotel or your hotel in Yangshuo/Xingping. The pick up time and driving hours and distance as follows:
    From Guilin it's around 1.5 hours to Ping'an, 100KM.
    From Yangshuo, it's around 2hrs driving via the highway, 150KM.
    From Xingping,it's around 2.5hrs driving via the highway & Normal way, 180KM.
    We will arrive in Longji tickets office first and we will stop there for 15 minutes to purchse the ticket then use the car again to the Ping'an or Dazhai village.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China

    Your first stop is the 'Long Hair Village', Huangluo, where the Yao women grow their hair to spectacular lengths – some as long as 6.6 feet (2 meters)! Learn about Yao lifestyles here, before you journey up to Ping'an Village, set among the dazzling rice terraces of Longji, and still home to traditional wooden houses, where Zhuang and Yao minorities tend their fields as they have for centuries.

    Enjoy a traditional lunch in Ping'an (own expense) before your guide leads you through the rice terraces, telling the story of how these stunning landscapes were created over many centuries as the locals carved fields out of the vertiginous slopes of Longji. Soak up the lush scenery and relaxing atmosphere as you capture timeless shots.

    If you're returning to Guilin, you'll generally leave around 3:30pm (if you're staying in Yangshuo, you'll leave at 4:30pm), arriving back at your destination around 5:30pm.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Guilin Two Rivers and Four Lakes Resort, Zhongshan North Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001 China

    After visit the Longji terraces tour, we can back to the Guilin central area to have a dinner before the four lakes night cruise.
    A four-lakes boat tour can be done during both days and nights. However the night cruises are far better. When night falls, many lanterns and lights are lit and music fountains in the lakes start to entertain the public, making the area a lovely place to go. Taking a sightseeing boat to cruise this inner city water loop, you will get the most beautiful scenes of the night Guilin. It is one of the best things to do to in Guilin to spend your night.

    A Four Lakes cruise lasts approximately 1 hours for over 5 kilometers. The areas past are filled with trees, plants, meandering paths, and small pavilions. The cruise will also past performances by local people of Guilin Opera, minority songs, traditional Chinese music.

    Typical sightseeing boats on the Four Lakes scenic area are air-conditioned. With 360-degree cabin windows, the sightseeing boats offer exceptional visibility. 4 seats in a raw, a sightseeing boat can accommodate 80 to 100 passengers at one time.

    The boat time usually at 19:25, 19:35, 20:20 and 20:40.


    18:30--19:00: Pick up at your Guilin hotel & transfer to the Riyuewan pier.

    19:20--20:20: Enjoy the four lakes night cruise.

    20:30--21:00: Back to your hotel at Guilin.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sun and Moon Pagodas, Shan Lake, Guilin China

    We will check in the night cruise boat at the opposite of the Sun and Moon Pagodas due to there has river pier we called the " Twin pagodas pier".

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park, No.10 Wenming Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001 China

    Our night cruise tour will depart from the Riyue Shangta Cultural park(Shan Lake) then pass the Rong Lake and Gui Lake and Molong Lake then back the same way to Shan Lake again. The Four lakes night cruise lasts for one hour.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Guilin or Yangshuo and XingpingAirports
    • Guilin Airport, Guilin China
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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