Putao town: rice fields and stone village

Putao rice fields / 葡萄镇

 Putao town is located near the express between Yangshuo and Guilin.It takes +/- 40 min drive from Yangshuo centre ( 24 km).Putao town offers epic views on the rice fields during spring when the rice fields are transformed in mirrors during sunset.Another great thing about Putao town is the stone village (Shitoucheng ).A abandoned village build during the Ming dynasty  (1368 - 1644) build completely out of stone.Some of the houses are preserved well and some allready collapsed.

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Putao rice fields viewpoints : facts and advice : 

Location : Putao town,Yangshuo county.

Entrance fee : free

Level : Easy / medium.There are 2 viewpoints.One from the local pagoda and another one higher up the mountain

Best time to go : daytime,sunset

Recommended gear : decent shoes,water and flashlight

Toilet available : No

Snacks / drinks available : No

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Putao rice fields : Best time to visit ?.

Different seasons offers different views

Spring : Warm and humid weather.Spring would be from march to May.Temperature goes from 10 degrees to 25 degrees.In May the rice fields transform in epic mirrors and 

Putao rice fields: How to get there.

By bus : Get the local bus at Yangshuo bus station ask the driver to stop at putao village and get a moto taxi to bring you to the viewpoint

By scooter : Rent a scooter at Yangshuo and take the express way between Yangshuo and Guilin.Turn right after arriving at putao village and follow the road untill you get at this pagoda.

By private car : It takes 24 km from from Yangshuo and a 40 minutes drive.

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Putao stone village : facts and advice : 

Location : Putao town,Yangshuo county.Putao stone village is located between putao rice fields and xianggong mountain

Entrance fee : free or local people could ask 10 RMB p/p for the support of the village and maintenance

Level : Easy / medium

Best time to go : daytime,sunset

Recommended gear : decent shoes,water and flashlight

Toilet available : No

Snacks / drinks available : No

Putao stone village series : 

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Putao town stone village: How to get there : 

Putao town stone village is located on the way between putao town and Xianggong mountain.There is a very big sign on the road that indicates putao stone village.

Recommended daytrip :

Cuiping hill Yangshuo.

Putao rice fields.

Putao stone village.

Xianggong mountain.

Conclusion :

Putao town offers epic views on the rice fields during may combined with tradtional architecture at putao town stone village.One of the hidden pearls of Yangshuo for a daytrip

 

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