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Starting the 8-day Guizhou tour from Guiyang, from the spectacular waterfall along the way to the original ethnic villages, travelers will visit varied ethnic villages to witness the lifestyles of Miao & Dong people. The hospital local people will offer their spicy food and home-made sticky rice wine….

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Guiyang - Anshun - Kaili - Rongjiang - Congjiang - Zhaoxing

Starting Point: Guiyang

Ending Point: Zhaoxing

Day

Arrive in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou Province. Be picked up at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

Meal: D

Drive to Huangguoshu Waterfall in Anshun (150km, 2.5hours). You will see the largest waterfall in China and take a boat ride in the Dragon Palace Cave. In the evening drive back to Guiyang. 

Meal: B, L, D

After breakfast, drive to Kaili (200 km, 2.5 hours). After arrival, visit the Kaili Museum, where you can have some knowledge of the textiles of Guizhou's ethnic minorities. In the afternoon, visit the Matang Village of the Gejia people, where you will learn about their unique culture, which is temporarily classified as a sub-branch of Miao nationality. Overnight at Kaili.

Meal: B, L

Drive along the Bala River to Jidiao Miao village of Jidao (65 km, 1 hour). After lunch, continue your trip to Datang, a Miao village famous for short skirts worn by local Miao ladies. Then visit the Paika village to learn about the Lusheng, a traditional musical instrument with multiple bamboo pipes. Drive back to Kaili for overnight stay.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Rongjiang (173 km, 5 hours). Visit the Chejiang Dong village, the ethic group is regarded as the talented architects in China, you will see the drum towers and Wind & Rain Bridges in every Dong village. Overnight in Rongjiang.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, head for Congjian. On the way visit a small Basha Miao Village (80 km, 2 hours), where you will see the unique hairstyle of local men and watch their hair shaving if lucky. Later visit Yintan Dong Village, and see the authentic traditional lifestyle. Overnight in Congjiang. 

Meal: B, L

This morning you will be driven to the village of Zhaoxing 90 kilometers (3 hours). The village with over 700 households and a population of 4,000 is one of the largest Dong ethnic minority villages in the region. After dinner, you will be entertained by the Dong minority's welcoming ceremony (singing and dancing included) held in the Dong Drum Tower. Stay overnight in Zhaoxing.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, drive back to Guiyang, or continue your adventure to Sanjiang of Guangxi.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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