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Yuanyang Pengtian

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Yuanyang County, China
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Incredible human feat

I was not prepared for what I witnessed here. The extent of the terraces is mind blowing... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2015
Rick H
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Anchorage, Alaska
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nice place to kick back and relax

The rice terraces are beautiful. A through pass will cost 100rmb, car hire to see all 4 terraces... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
waffler_au
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 Nov 2015
“Incredible human feat”
11 Jun 2015
“nice place to kick back and relax”
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Yuanyang County, China
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I was not prepared for what I witnessed here. The extent of the terraces is mind blowing. Sunrises and sunsets over the terraces are something your eyes have to see to believe. There is also a couple hikes you can do through the terraces to...More

2  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The rice terraces are beautiful. A through pass will cost 100rmb, car hire to see all 4 terraces incl minority village should cost roughly 300rmb. unless you are really into photography or decide to go trekking, a one night stay is enough, but you just...More

5  Thank waffler_au
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Visit Yuanyang Terrace fields in February/March is the best season to see the 'Chinese fairy tale' feel landscape with early morning fog or sunset cooking smoke intersperse with various field patterns, hill silhouette , sun rise/set colours and tree blossoms of peach, pear and cherry....More

2  Thank kingmak
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I was there in mid January and the weather was cloudy, with mist and rain. Couldn't see the "post card" sunset, but the terraces in the mountains were still magnificent. Worth the trouble and expense to get here. You will need a taxi or shared...More

2  Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Yuanyang terraced rice field featured fantastic, jaw-dropping scenic views! It is pending listing as a UNESCO heritage site, so better visit it before all the tourists start to flood this place. The terraced rice fields are farmed by Hani minority since over 1,000 years ago...More

3  Thank Keet516
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Marvellous landscape, beautiful and relaxing. FYI: Rice is grown every 8 months in that region, thus inform yourself about the harvest schedule if you are interested to see the terraces with water, with green plants or with yellow plants. What I liked most about the...More

5  Thank ajfal;skjf;a
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