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Rice Terraces Private Tour
Activities in Guilin

Rice Terraces Private Tour

  • New
  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Head into the enchanting region of Longshen and discover the famous rice terraces of China on this brilliant tour from Guilin. You will learn all about the local, rural way of life, with the help of our professional English speaking guide.

Rice Paddies Private Tour

We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 am before heading north to Longshen, an area of Guilin famous for its stepped rice terraces. During the two-hour journey, we will enjoy the picturesque landscapes of rural China.

We will stroll through the famous rice fields of Longji and discover the origin of its name, which means the "Dragon Column". Our professional guide will tell you all about the unique irrigation system set up here by the local farmers. You will also enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the mountainside.

After enjoying the landscape of Longji, we continue to Longsheng, where the guide will tell us about the more than ten ethnic groups that live here. We will visit the river bank to see the women of Huangluo Yao village washing their traditionally long hair, which has been known to grow up to 5 ft long.

After several hours exploring the beautiful region of Longsheng, we will return to the hotels in Guilin, arriving around 4:30 pm.

Best from June to October

The best time of the year to enjoy the rice terraces is from June to October. When making your reservation, you should bear in mind that local restaurants are closed from November to April.


This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 3 people Up to 7 people Up to 11 people
Private tour in English
US$ 187
US$ 219
US$ 279

Private tour in English

  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 187
  • Up to 7 people

    US$ 219
  • Up to 11 people

    US$ 279

More Information


8 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Private tour only for you and your companions.

Transport in private vehicle.

Not included

Entry to the rice terraces of Longji(120¥ (US$17.1)).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 3 days before (Guilin local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 187
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.