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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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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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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
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$78.54
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$78.54
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Guilin-Yangshuo-Longsheng private package tour of 2 full days and 3 nights

Guilin-Yangshuo-Longsheng private package tour of 2 full days and 3 nights

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Experience the top attractions in and around Guilin on a 3-night private tour. You don’t waste a moment worrying about navigation, thanks to all-inclusive private transportation from your desired pickup location. Enjoy three nights at the Guilin Universal Hotel with complimentary breakfast each morning. Spend two full days exploring Yangshuo, Longsheng, and more with your private guide.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$402.64
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$402.64
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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

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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$185.00
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 Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Yangshuo hotel

Longji Rice Terraces Day Tour from Yangshuo hotel

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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.62
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$180.62
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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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1-Day Guilin City Tour and Ends of Longji Rice Terraces from Yangshuo

1-Day Guilin City Tour and Ends of Longji Rice Terraces from Yangshuo

Visit highlights of Guilin including the Yangshuo hotel pick up, Guilin city center sightseeing tour and drop off at Longji hotel with this private day tour from Yangshuo. You will be picked up from your Yangshuo hotel and dropped off at your Ping'an/Dazhai hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$217.80
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$217.80
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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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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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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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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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1-Day Yangshuo Tour and Ends of Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin City

1-Day Yangshuo Tour and Ends of Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin City

Visit highlights of Guilin including the Guilin hotel pick up, Yangshuo Yulong bamboo boat,Xianggong hill and drop off at Longji Terraces hotel with this private day tour from Guilin. You will be picked up from your Guilin and dropped off at your Ping'an/Dazhai village hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$267.02
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$267.02
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2-Day Private Tour: Classic Li River Cruise and Longji Terrace Tour

2-Day Private Tour: Classic Li River Cruise and Longji Terrace Tour

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Visit Guilin’s most famous neighbors on a private 2-day tour that includes the Longji Rice Terrace Fields and a Li River cruise. On the first day, your private guide takes you to Longji Rice Terrace Fields where you learn about the local Zhuang and Yao communities. Return to Guilin for the night, then set out on a Li River cruise the next day, traveling through stunning countryside to Yangshuo. Enjoy the attention of your private guide on your tour, which includes entrance fees, transportation, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 2 days
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$417.43
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$417.43
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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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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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1-Day Longji hiking tour from Ping'an to Old Zhuang Village from Yangshuo hotel

1-Day Longji hiking tour from Ping'an to Old Zhuang Village from Yangshuo hotel

Visit highlights of Longji Rice Terraces including the Ping'an village and hiking to Old Zhaung Village with this private day tour from Yangshuo. You will be picked up from your Yangshuo hotel and dropped off at Yangshuo/Guilin hotel/Guilin airport.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$217.80
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$217.80
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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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1-Day Longji hiking tour from Ping'an to Old Zhuang Village from Guilin hotel

1-Day Longji hiking tour from Ping'an to Old Zhuang Village from Guilin hotel

Visit highlights of Longji Rice Terraces including the Ping'an village and hiking to Old Zhaung Village with this private day tour from Guilin. You will be picked up and dropped off at your Guilin hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.49
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$188.49
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1-Day Longji Terrace Fields-Dazhai village Tour with the English Speaking Driver

1-Day Longji Terrace Fields-Dazhai 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/cable car around the Dazhai 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
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$78.54
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$78.54
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Day Trip to Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village from Guilin with Lunch

Day Trip to Longji Rice Terraces and Minority Village from Guilin with Lunch

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Outside the cultural hub of Guilin, traditional villages inhabited by ethnic minority populations scatter the landscape. Travel by bus to visit one of the most popular rural attractions in the area, the nearly 800-year-old Longji Rice Field Terraces. Take in the view from the top terrace before heading down to learn about the culture of the ethnic minority village that claims and maintains this scenic landscape.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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$98.00

Guilin Private One Day Tour

Guilin Private One Day Tour

Discover the best of the Guilin region during this full-day private excursion. Visit key landmarks like the summit of Yao Mountain, Old Town Daxu, the Reed Flute Cave, and take a cruise around the four lakes of the city. Listen to engaging commentary from your dedicated tour guide about the history of the city as you explore.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.58
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$131.58
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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 144 Longji Rice Terraces tickets and tours on Viator.
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