Traditions and Terraces

Combination of Culture & Sightseeing at the Rice Terraces!

Traditions and Terraces Tour 
(Private Day Tour)

Join our team for this authentic private guided day tour, which includes a traditional meal at a local Zhuang ethnic minority family’s house, different villages visits and spectacular scenery at the Longji Rice Terraces.

460 CNY
​per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

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​Tour Highlights:

  • Visit and explore the less-visitedLongji Zhuang Ethnic Minority Village 
  • Visit a Local House with a Traditional Meal (cooked in restaurant kitchen)
  • Taste the famous Bamboo Chicken (vegetarian options are also available)
  • Hike along the Rice Terraces trails between the Longji Zhuang Village & Ping’an Village
  • Stopover at the more developed Ping’an Village
  • Oversee the ​Longji Rice Terraces from viewpoints

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change

09:00 am
  • Meet at your Guilin Hotel Lobby(or Yangshuo Hotel)
  • Depart Guilin City 
  • Transfer to Longsheng Rice Terraces
*From Yangshuo, it takes 1 x hour longer*
11:00 am
  • ​Arrive at Longji Zhuang Village 
  • Explore Longji Zhuang Village
11:30 am
  • Stopover for Lunch at a Local Family’s Traditional Home at the Longji Zhuang Village;
  • Experience a Traditional Zhuang Ethnic Minority Lunch including Bamboo Chicken, Bamboo Rice Vegetables.
*Vegetarian options are available too upon request and all food is cooked in a licensed restaurant kitchen to ensure hygiene standards are adhered to*
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm (approx.)
  • Depart Longji Zhuang Ethnic Minority Village 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (approx.)
  • Hike from the Longji Zhuang Ethnic Minority Village to Ping’an Village
  • Enjoy the views of the Rice Terraces,
    and rural scenery along
    the Terraces Trails walking path

*Generally, it takes approximately 40 – 60 x minutes to walk from Longji Zhuang Village to Ping’an Village – uphill walk*

2:00 – 3:00 pm (approx.)

  • Arrive at Ping’an Village 
  • Walk up to the ‘Seven Stars with the Moon‘ Viewpoint
  • Walk to ‘Nine Dragons & Five Tigers‘ Viewpoint
  • Depart Rice Terraces with return transfer to your Hotel


Traditions and Terraces Tour Pricing

(Private Day Tour)

  • 1 x Person = 2,250 CNY per person

  • 2 x Persons = 1,230 CNY per person

  • 3 x Persons = 900 CNY  per person

  • 4 x Persons = 730 CNY per person

  • 5 x Persons = 630 CNY per person

  • 6 x Persons = 630 CNY per person

  • 7 x Persons = 620 CNY per person

  • 8 x Persons = 610 CNY per person


Please note, if you have a larger group visiting, please contact us to inquire about corresponding pricing.

Tour Inclusion:

The above Traditions & Terraces Private Day Tour includes the following :

Private MPV Van Transportation: 

  • All petrol/gas, van rental, highway tolls, parking fees & driver’s fees throughout entire tour route as above;

Entrance/Attraction Fees: 

  • Longsheng Rice Terraces Scenic Area entry tickets;
  • Traditional Bamboo Chicken Lunch at Longsheng Rice Terraces (vegetarian option available too);​

Tour Guiding Fees: 

  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide;

Tour Exclusions:

The above Traditions & Terraces Private Day Tour excludes the following :
Dinner Meal: 
  • No dinner is included but our guide will assist you with options – whether it be snacks, noodle stalls or restaurants OR you can eat in Guilin after tour;

Please note, we would suggest you have a large breakfast as this is an active full day tour

  • Please note, we don’t require ‘x’ amount to be paid by clients on a daily basis to tour guide/driver or force tipping. However, gratuities are greatly appreciated at the conclusion of tour by guide/driver only if service is excellent.
  • Accommodation, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Meet your tour guide in the morning and depart to the Longji Rice Terraces, which takes approx. 2 x hours from Guilin or 3.5 x hours from Yangshuo.  Upon arrival, you will walk to the Longji Zhuang Ethnic Minority Village, which is a quieter village. During your time at the village,experience firsthand local’s daily lives and see the traditional architecture featured on both the older and newerbuildings .


For lunch, our client’s are warmly invited into a local family’s traditional house for a more unique experience. The meal consists of a ‘bamboo chicken’ dish, and a variety of different vegetable and meat dishes. Vegetarian meals can be catered for and all food is cooked in a licensed restaurant to ensure hygiene.

Following lunch, walk from the Longji Zhuang Village to Ping’an Village along a quieter path offering views overlooking the terraces and usually, very few other people! This walk usually takes between 40 x minutes to 1 x hour and is on a winding uphill path, although not very steep.​
After arriving at Ping’an Village, walk to the different Rice Terraces scenic lookouts (such as ‘7 Stars with the Moon’ or ‘9 Dragons/5 Tigers’) and further explore the Longji Rice Terraces, depending upon your preferences.  The tour will conclude upon returning to Guilin, Yangshuo or even staying overnight at the rice terraces to conclude this unique day tour at the Longji Rice Terraces. END OF TOUR.

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