How to Get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin

A is for Guiin and B for Longsheng County

Where is Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces?

Location: at Heping Township of Longsheng County (about 27 km from the county seat & 100 km from Guilin), Guilin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Longsheng county seat is located about 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Guilin city center. Practically speaking, this translates into a 2.5-hour drive each way to the Zhuang village of Ping’an where you can visit the Longji Rice Terraces.
longji rice terraces

How to get to Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin?

There are three entrances for visitors to get into Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces Scenic Area: Dazai Village, Ping'an Village and Longji Village. There are many buses leaving for the three entrances every day. So, travelers should decide from which entrance to get into Longji three entrances.

Normally, visitors can go to Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces from Guilin downtown via long-distance buses.

►Way 1(Highly Recommended)
There are air-conditioned long-distance buses running between Longji Rice Terraces and Guilin diractly every day. Get to Guilin Qintan Bus Station (桂林琴谭汽车站 it is located in 31 Cuizhu Road, Guilin and can be accessible by public buses No.26, 85, 88, 89), get on a bus heading for Longji Rice Terraces jinkeng Daizhai(龙脊梯田金坑大寨), the fare should be 45 to 85 and the departing time is 08:30 and 10:00 every day. Book in advance is recommended as during peak season the ticket is easily to be sold out.

Way 2
There are many shuttle buses at the parking area of Guilin Railway Station leaving for Dazai Jinkeng Red Yao Terraced Fields. The departure time is at 8:00, 8:30, 9:30, 13:00, 15:00. The journey should take 2.5 to 3 hours.

Tips

• When tourists take bus to Dazai Village, the bus till pass Heping County, where has a fork road.
• Heading northwards is the Longsheng County, while heading eastwards is Dazai Village. That means Heping County is a transit place, from which you can transfer to Dazai. And it saves much more time than transferring from Longsheng Bus Station.
• Except for the shuttle buses departing from Guilin Qintan Bus Station, there are many ordinary buses leaving for the entrance of Heping County, which is also called Longji Lu Kou (Longji Crossing). After get off the bus at Longji Lu Kou (Longji Crossing), then transfer to bus which leaving for Jinkeng Dazai or Ping'an Village. (Not official buses and bargaining is neceassry)
 

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