Our driver will meet you at any places of the Fenghuang area at 7:00am, Guilin is 400KM away from Fenghuang, The journey takes 12 hours by private car, because we need to stop at the Chengyang Dong village & Longji Rice Terraces area.
The ChengYang Dong village is located in the northern part of SanJiang County, bordering Guizhou to the northwest and Hunan to the northeast. Chengyang Village is made up of 8 small villages. You will enjoy many Wind and Rain Bridges, Drum-Towers, traditional wooden houses, rice fields, bamboo water wheels, villager dance and song performance during your visit here, you may also go and see the traditional Dong homes and carpenter’s family, savor local dishes, and learn about the ancient customs of the Dong people as well.
The Rice Terraces in Longji village show a picture of great momentum and imposing beauty, being reputed as having no match in the world. Longji Rice Terraces are reached from Guilin by mountain roads amid spectacular scenery. With a history of more than 700 years, the area is still being used for growing premium quality rice by Yao and Zhuang villagers. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides and look like great steps cut into the slopes as they wind around the mountainsides. This ingenious construction makes best use of the scarce arable land and water resources in the mountainous area.
7:00am--11:00am: Fenghuang hotel pick up & transfer to Chengyang Dong village
11:00--14:30pm: Visit the Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge and Dong villages & have a lunch there.
14:30--16:00pm: Transfer to Longji Rice Terraces
16:00--17:30: Visit the Longji Rice Terraces.
17:30--19:30: Back to Guilin or Yangshuo hotel.