The remote Sanjiang in Guangxi is a bygone world where the villages retain their original characteristics. Sanjiang features the exquisite Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge and picturesque Dong Villages beyond. A 3-day weekend tour of Sanjiang would allow a brief taste of the colorful Dong culture and bring an old lifestyle to life. Travel with ETC’s local expert guide in Sanjjiang to discover another side of China, meet the warm people, and create an unforgettable journey!

Duration: 4 days & 3 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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Upon your arrival at Sanjiang rail station, you will be greeted by your private tour guide holding a sign with your name at the exit. Enjoy a private transfer to your hotel booked in prior. Your tour guide will help you with the check-in procedure

After breakfast, drive to visit Chengyang Wind & Rain Bridge. The bridge is more than 80 years old, this elegantly-covered bridge is considered by the Dong to be the finest of the 108 such structures in Sanjiang County, and took the local villagers 12 years to build. If we have a panoramic view of this area, it looks out over a lush valley dotted with Dong villages and water wheels. After crossing the wind and rain bridge, the Dong village is present in front of you. Walk inside the villages, you can admire the typical style wooden architecture, the ancient style bridges and drum towers.

Get to know the customs of Dong minority people. For example, in local people’s house, the first floor is for keeping the domestic animals. People only live on second floor or upper. Later, continue to visit Maopang Drum Tower. Mapang Drum Tower is located in Mapang village 28 kilometers from Sanjiang. It was built during the Qing Dynasty (1644 -1911), and went though several fires and damages over the years until it was rebuilt in 1943. It possesses all the typical architectural features of Dong drum towers. The tower is usually a place for villagers to hold ceremonies, recreational activities and greet honorable gusts. It is also used as a public meeting room for villagers to discuss the important issues of the village.

Meal: B, L

Chengyang Wind & Rain Covered Bridge

This morning, drive for around 45 minutes to Baxie Dong Village. Baxie Village was first built in 1503. There are 1 drum tower and two wind and rain bridges in the village. One of the bridges named Gongfu which was built in 1877. Gongfu bridge is even 35 years older than the famous one in Chengyang. The bridge may remind you how smart the Chinese people are. Wonder around the Baxie Dong Village before leaving for the Sanjiang Rail Station. Say goodbye to your guide and driver.

End of your 3 days Sanjiang weekend tour.

Meal: B

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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