Reviews of 1 Day Longji Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

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1 Day Longji Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour
Average Rating: 3.67 of 5 (Base on 3 travellers reviews)      Write a Review

Evening Activity: Liu Sanjie Sound and Light Show Performance Director introduction: Zhang Yimong: the director of the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. It is must-see in Guilin Yangshuo area. Impression Liu Sanjie is a grand musical show directed by Zhang Yimong, the famous director of films like Raise the Red Lantern and Hero, on the largest natural theatre in the world consisting of area of 2 km long Li Jiang river and 12 peaks as stage setting. This shows starts at 2004. The magnificent background setting, artistic neon lighting, and celestial beauty of the show will take your breath away. The story is about a legendary figure Liu Sanjie who represents the beauty, love, and courage to upright the landlords. A poetic and dream-like vision is created with the adoption of the largest cale artistic neon light and unique man-made smoke effect system in China. The sound equipment of the theatre is designed by covert means integrating with the surroundings. Peaks, as a natural protective screen and echo, are utilized ingeniously producing purely natural stereo effect. With the theme of Liu Sanjie, the performance combines the classical folk songs of Liu with folk cultures. 600 actors and actresses, 500 singers & dancers, bamboo boats and cormorants birds are used in this 70 minute show. it provided a strong backdrop to the hundreds of farmers on bamboo rafts, and floating stages, awash in color and light. Lights on the fishing boats, integrated with the surroundings, present harmony between humans and nature. Thus, it is regarded as a great work created by the Creator and man. There are 2600 seats for audiences, of which 2300 seats for common people, 260 for VIPs and 40 for Presidents. the show starts in Yangshuo at 8:00 pm each night, ends at 9:10 pm. The rate of the show. ( the price does not include the transport) Common ticket: 198 Yuan per person. VIP ticket( bamboo chair with back, better location and view) 320 Yuan per person. ( Strongly recommended) President ticket: 680 Yuan per person...

5 of 5 Star

1) Talking with a couple of Italian guys who were in our same tour, we discovered we had paid about 30% more than them (they had booked this tour through their hotel, we did on this website) 2) The guide was not very helpful. She just spoke for five minutes while we were travelling, collected the money for the cableway (which was not included in the amount we had paid; it costed 50 yuan one way. It was theoretically possible to walk, but if we had done so, we wouldn’t have had enough time to join the guide again) and disappeared. She joined us again later, but didn’t give us any more information later. Her English was not so good. 3) We had very little time to visit the rice terraces (since we needed a lot of time to queue for the cableway) 4) Lunch: typical Chinese food. It was shared, abundant portions and an average quality. Negative aspect: despite the amount we paid for the tour (about 75€), no water was served, but only tea (a jug for seven people) and when we asked for some cold water, we were told “No”. 5) In my opinion it would be better to eliminate the part dedicated to the women with long hair 6) The driver picked up punctually. But he drove in a crazy and dangerous way. 7) However, the landscape is amazing and it is absolutely worth to visit the rice terraces...

2 of 5 Star

Nice place to visit.

4 of 5 Star