CHINA  |  Longsheng, China Travel Guide
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Longsheng, China

Yao women on a steep Longji hillside near Longsheng, China

Longsheng Travel Guide


Longsheng is the domain of the hill tribes – specifically, the Dong, Yao and Zhuang. It sits at the start of a lovely region filled with stunningly picturesque villages and hillsides terraced and planted to rice, well buffered from the colorless concrete modernism of China’s cities. From Longsheng you can tour the hill country, with buses and minivans journeying into the valleys and the famous Longji mountains where paddy fields carve intricate patterns at 3,000 feet. The principal villages here are Ping’an, Longji and Dazai, which lately have been seeing scores of tourists, but there are others, deeper in the valleys, where the dwellings, customs and traditions have remained unchanged for centuries. Day-trippers arrive from Guilin and Yangshuo as well, to see what the fuss is all about and to get a whiff of a rare, unspoiled corner of China.


How to Get There


Main Neighborhoods

  • -

  • -

  • -

  • -

How to Get Around

Where to Party

Where to Eat

Where to Stay

Know Before You Go

  • Best Time to Visit: September-March
  • Cost Per Day: Y-Y (US$-US$)
  • Currency: Chinese Yuan CNY (US$1 ~ Y6)
  • Electricity: 220V - 50Hz | Type-A and Type-G Sockets with 2-prong and 3-pin plugs
  • Phone Code: +86
  • Population:
  • Offcial Website:

Nearby Destinations

© Indian Chief Travel Guides

Last updated November 23, 2013
Posted in   China  |  Longsheng
Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)
Explore the Destination
Amenities and Resources
Trending Themes:

Guides to Popular Ski Resorts

  • Ischgl is a small mountain village turned hip ski resort, with massive appeal among the party-hearty young crowds. It is... Read More

  • Andorra la Vella is its own little world, and not just because it’s a 290-square-mile independent principality (a fifth the... Read More

  • Bariloche (officially San Carlos de Bariloche) is the place to be seen. It is to Argentina what Aspen is to the... Read More

  • Aspen is America's most famous ski resort. And that's an understatement. For, as a ski complex, Aspen is unsurpassed. Its... Read More

  • Zermatt is a small but glamorous mountain resort town, with a population of approximately 5,700. It is one of Switzerland's... Read More

  • St. Moritz is a glitzy, alpine resort town in the celebrated Engadin Valley of Switzerland, with huge notoriety as the... Read More

  • Lake Tahoe is the premier lake resort of America, and the largest alpine lake in all of North America. It is an absolutely... Read More

  • St. Anton, Sankt Anton am Arlberg in German, is Austria's premier ski-bum resort! It's actually a small village cum... Read More

  • Kitzbühel, a small, Tyrolian resort town in the Kitzbüheler Alps, comes with international renown and huge snob appeal, and... Read More


Copyright © 2010-2013 Indian Chief Travel Guides. Images tagged as (cc) are licensed under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license.