Ejia Rice Terraces in Shuangbai County, Chuxiong
In Ejia, there are such terraces, long, short, small, large, and narrow, in every village, saying the Rice Terraces are the protectors of the mountains.
Chinese Name:双柏鄂嘉梯田(Pinyin: Shuangbai Ejia Titian)
English Name: Ejia Rice Terraces in Shuangbai County, Chuxiong
Attraction Type: Rice terraces
Recommended Visiting Time: one day
Opening Hours: All day long
Admission Fee: Free
Address: Eastern part of Ailaoshan Mountain, in the southwest of Shuangbai County, Chuxiong
Why is Ejia Rice Terraces So Special
The Ejia Rice Terraces are the rare landscapes sprinkled by the celestial beings. It is the witness of the farming culture of Ejia. The hundreds of thousands of acres of natural scenery along the mountain can make people enjoy themselves as much as to forget to leave, and can be compared with the Yuanyang Rice Terraces that is well-known at home and abroad. The scenery of the Ejia Rice Terraces can catch the eyes of the tourists and photographers in the world. Its shape and atmosphere are worthy of visitors to stay. The Rice Terraces scenery of Ejia is a paradise for tourists and photographers. No matter when you go or from any angle, it is beautiful.
Where is Ejia Rice Terraces
Ejia Rice Terraces is located in the eastern part of Ailaoshan Mountain, in the southwest of Shuangbai County, Chuxiong, 175 kilometers away from the county.
How to Get There
After arriving in Shuangbai County, there are regular buses to Ejia Town. Car rental and taxi are the best way to get to Ejia Rice Terraces.
Legend of Ejia Rice Terraces
Legend has it that a newly married couple went to the field to cut rice, all the rice was cut off before the evening. Before returning home, the honest man counted his own paddy field again, and found that a piece of land was missed, his wife was also anxious. It was right just now, and they had to take off their clothes, but they both enjoyed it. It turned out that it was just covered with a strain rain cape! This story may be a joke, but the smallest of Ejia’s Rice Terraces is the same as a strain rain cape.
Best Time to Go
The Rice Terraces scenery of Ejia is a paradise for tourists and photographers. No matter when you go or from any angle, it is beautiful. In autumn, it is the most splendid season in Ejia Rice Terraces and also the most poetic and picturesque season in the mountain village.
Ejia Jiutian Wetland
Ejia Jiutian Wetland is located in the national Ailaoshan Nature Reserve, with an altitude of 2,400 meters. It consists of Damafang Wetland, Laowangping Wetland and Xiaoheba Wetland. It covers an area of about 20,000 mu and is the largest mountain wetland in central Yunnan. The terrain of Ejia Wetland is open and flat, with water, verdant grass, and wild flowers everywhere. The wetland is surrounded by dense forests and closely follows the core area of the reserve.