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 Hongjiang Ancient Commercial Town & Longji Rice Terraces area.
Hongjiang Ancient Commercial Town is located in Yuanshui river, Wushui water confluence, it originated in the Spring and Autumn dynasty, forming in the Tang dynasty, the heyday in Ming dynasty, and it is the best preserved ancient building group. Now according to expert textual research, is still well preserved Honhjiang ancient commercial town of Ming and Qing ancient architectural structures, such as monasteries, basement houses, money shops, trade firm, foreign firm, workshops, shops, inns, brothel, newspaper, such as more than 380 buildings, with a total area of about 200000 square meters.
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--9:30am: Fenghuang hotel pick up & transfer to Hongjiang.
9:30--12:30pm: Visit the Hongjiang Ancient Commercial Town & have a lunch there.
12:30--16:00pm: Transfer to Chengyang Dong village.
16:00--17:30: Visit the Longji Rice Terraces.
17:30--19:30: Back to Guilin or Yangshuo hotel.