Most Beautiful Rice terraces in the world

The beauty of rice terraces is totally unforgettable, that’s why millions of people from all over the world spent their holiday there, The Rice terraces recharge their mind by their beauty and the environments and refresh the mind of the visitors.

So if you are a nature lover, then you can consider the rice terraces beside the beaches and mountains. Believe me, it is as beautiful as them. Today I will talk about the most popular and the most beautiful rice terraces in the world. So let’s get started.

Let’s find out- 

  1. Banaue rice terraces
  2. Sa Pa Terraces
  3. The jatiluwih rice terrace
  4. Longji Rice terrace
  5. Conclusion
  6. FAQ

1.Banaue rice terraces– 

Beautiful and historical rice situated in the Banaue mountains in Philippine. It is an amazing creation of nature and over 2000 years old. It was created by carving in the mountains of Banaue

UNESCO also awarded this place as a world heritage site in 1995 and also narrated this place as-.

                “ A living cultural landscape of unparalleled beauty” 

This rice terraces situated near about 1.50 kilometre from the sea level and separate almost 10,360 square kilometres. Therefore, the beauty of the mountain and the beauty of the rice field, both of them are creating an amazing combination of natural beauty.

Banaue rice terraces

 Which is attracting a huge number of people every year. That’s why it has also become a tourist place for many people. But mainly nature lovers and the photographer are the main visitors in that area.

But in the 21 first century, a huge number of people started loving the urban culture and slowly they started destroying the rice field. Because of that, UNESCO has added this place in the list of the world heritage in danger.

But then slowly people understand nature. After that, they started restoring the rice field and made this place as a tourist place destination.

2.Sa Pa Terraces-  

Sapa rice terraces are one of the oldest terraces in the world. It was created almost 2000 to 3000 years ago. This rice terrace is located in a compact town in Vietnam, which is situated at least 4921feet from the sea label and spades over 500 km.

This rice terrace is totally made on the mountain. That’s why it is creating an unforgettable natural beauty, this beauty attracts a huge number of tourists every year and contributes a big percentage of the total tourists in Vietnam. That’s why it was voted as  “Most beautiful rice terraces” in the world.

 Sa Pa Terraces

But apart from all those things, the farmers in those areas still use the ancient time irrigation system and it also helps them a lot.

If you make a plan to visit there and you might be confused about the perfect time. What is the best time to go there?  Then I will clear all your doubts.

The average temperature of the area is near about 15 degrees C to 29 degrees C. The Sapa town became very cold in December and January.

You can also see some unique snow on the terraces and also witness some snowfalls and frogs. 

On the other hand, this town became a little warmer in July and August. So you have to choose, which time is perfect for you. If you want to show the snow falls and Froggie weather in the Sapa town, then select December or January.

But if you want to see the plantation of the rice plant and become a witness to the beauty of ripening rice fields, then go there in April or July.

In the end, I can tell you one thing: if you are passionate about natural beauty then only you can go and enjoy the beauty.

3.The jatiluwih rice terrace-

The jatiluwih rice terrace is one of the most beautiful rice terraces in the entire world. It is situated in Ubud in the Bali island of’s like a haven on the earth. or you can haven in Bali.

Though Bali itself is a haven like an island and it has a huge number of natural beauty that attracts a huge number of people, in the same way, The Jatiluwih rice terrace is the most beautiful visiting destination in Bali if you are a real nature lover.

This rice terrace was considered as a UNESCO world cultural heritage site in 2012.

This rices have over 600 hectares of rice fields that used a traditional water management system called “subak” that dates back to the 9th century, so if you want to see the whole rice field than book a personal transportation system like or a bike for you because there is no public transport or you can also track the field, also take a cycle tour to enjoy the beauty of the rice fields.

The jatiluwih rice field

If you travel to Kuta then it would take around 2 hours depending on the traffic there. The rice terraces are themselves very picturesque, you can see some farmers working in the field occasionally, some really cute animals like cows and goats there. 

If you want to listen to some local music then you can listen there. And the music and the lovely nature will refresh your mind.

Because of its beauty and the beauty of Bali, this place became one of the most popular and one of the most touristic rice terraces in the whole world. 

4. Longji Rice terrace-

 The longji rice terraces are also one of the most beautiful rice terraces in China. It is also a quite old rice terrace in China.

This rice terrace was built at least 500 plus years ago. The expansion of this rice field is near about 6600 hectares of area.

if you want to go here; you have to first go to the guilin,   at least 3hours of bus travel you will reach this rice trace.

Taking about the best time to visit this rice field i must say may or June, because this time the farmers plant new plants in the rice field and those newborn and small rice plants create an attractive beauty in this place that attracts a huge number of people every year.

This amazing terrace helps you to enjoy amazing panoramas of these traces and the name of the terrace literally means the backbone of the dragon

 paddy field

As the paddy field are said to resemble a dragon’s scales when they are full of water.if you want to reach here without crowded then you can reach here by cable car.

You can spend your time with loved ones here because you can’t find a huge crowd here, but I Can assure you you can find natural peace here. It can be an ultimate tourist destination for you if you want a peaceful place that can really recharge your mind.

If you want to stay here, you can do that. There are some guest houses as well for tourists.and they are also pocket friendly as well. You can also enjoy this rice field while sitting on a balcony of one of the guest houses and also eat the famous rice in this area that’s become a butter on bread combination for you.

But keep in mind one only a true nature lover can enjoy the beauty of this place.

but if you want to enjoy the crowded place on holiday then go to some other place, this place is  for nature lovers.

5)  Conclusion-  

In the end, I Can tell you all of those have their own charm, everyone has their own plus points. But if you are a nature lover and also want to plan a perfect budget vacation for yourself, then go to Bali because Bali has sea, beautiful beaches, mountains and the main attraction for nature lovers and photographers. The Jatiluwih rice terrace. The ultimate beauty of nature.

6) FAQ- 

Que.1) Which rice terraces in the world attract most tourists?

 Ans.1) The jatiluwih rice terrace attracts a huge number of people every year. Because of its natural beauty. And the Bali factor also comes in place to improve the visitor’s percentage in The Jatiluwih rice terrace. 

Que.2.) Is the Subak technique really applicable in the present in jatiluwih?

Ans. Yes, the Subak technique is still applicable in the present, it’s not a myth. Though it is a historical technique but still applying in present because of his effectiveness.

Que.3) How am I able to know the lifestyle of the farmer who lives here?

Ans.3)  When you tour through the rice field, you can interact with the local people that is not possible in other touring destinations. And that actually helps you to know the real lifestyle of them and their culture.

Que.4) What is the Best time to visit rice terraces? 

 Ans. 4) In my opinion, then the rice plants growing on the rice .because in this time you can see the growth of the plant and if you plane a long holiday, then you can also see how the farmers make rice from rice plants

Que.5)  Why is Bali so popular in Asia?

 Ans.5)  Because Bali has an immersive natural beauty like beaches, mountains, amazing rice terrace, river. In a word, a full bucket of natural beauty. That’s why Bali is very Popular.

Que.6)  Which rice terrace is suitable for you on a budget package?

 Ans.6). In my opinion, the jatiluwih rice terraces are the most budget centric rice terrace to travel and also you can enjoy a value for money touring there. 

Most beautiful rice terraces in the world?

Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Yunnan, China. …
Longji Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China. …
Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines. …
Sa Pa Rice Terraces, Vietnam. …
Bali Rice Terraces, Indonesia. …
Rice Terraces, near Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal.

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