Yao and Zhuang Ethnic Tribes
The Longsheng scenic area is of a large mountain area, it is dotted with a variety of ethnic groups and ancient villages, the most well-known ethnic minorities there must be the Yao and Zhuang, every visitor who goes there will enjoy the locals' hospitality and their angel-like songs and shows.
Generally located on the hillsides of Longsheng, the houses of Yao people are surrounded by luxuriant forests.The Yao Village covers a large area and the building area is with large square meters. In and around the village, you will see tablet which is inscribed with the village rules, pillars and the totem of the ethinic people.
The Yao people has a special custom that men in the village often marry into and live with their brides' families. This tradition has passed down from generation to generation. Another attractive feature of the village is that the young sing folk songs to attract their sweethearts.
Those who visit the village can take part in the traditional sporting activities, including propping the bamboo bars or playing tug of war with elephant. They can also appreciate wonderful dances performed by those Red Yao girls with their long hair.
There are special shows and songs practiced for the guests from across the world everyday, Longsheng is our highlight in Guilin and the Yao and Zhuang people will always be your friends. You will never feel lonely during your wonderful trip in Guilin and Longsheng!
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