Highlights

On 7 days customized guided tour of Guizhou, travel into a land alive with various minority groups and stunning natural landscape. With your private local guide and driver, visit ancient Tunbao people, admire the magnificent Huangguoshu Waterfall, explore Guizhou Qianxinan attractions and UNESCO-listed Malinghe Canyon and Wanfeng Forest for its magical karst landscape and witness ten thousand limestone peaks dotted in endless colorful lands…

Duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Destinations: Guiyang - Anshun - Xingyi - Guiyang

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Hello, welcome to Guiyang! The provincial capital, a cultural urban star with ancient sites and modern convenience, Guiyang is the perfect introduction of Guizhou. Upon Arrival, meet your private local guide at the airport, and transfer with a private vehicle to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure. You may rest at hotel. Alternatively, explore the cityscape of Guiyang on your own, and perhaps get in the city symbol - Jiaxiu Tower.

Jiaxiu Tower

After breakfast, drive to the south suburb of Guiyang City for Qingyan Old Town, known as the southern gateway of Guiyang and one of the “top four ancient towns in Guizhou”. It was built in 1378 during the Ming Dynasty to assemble an army, and today still retains its ancient layout with a plethora of Ming and Qing architectures, temples, memorial archways, celebrities’ former residences, etc. Then move to Anshun City and visit Tianlong Tunbao (Denon Tunpu) Town, an ancient strategic post on the road toward Yunnan. Hidden deep in the dramatic karst mountains, this 600-year-old town has been inhabited by Tunpu people, who are dependents of Ming Dynasty army and have inherited their own language, the style of dressing and dwelling. Today, you can still see Tunpu people dressed in loose blue robe continuing their way of living.

Meal: B, L

Good morning! Enjoy a scenic drive to Huangguoshu Waterfall, located at the upper reaches of White Water River, 45km southwest of Anshun City. It is a typical erosion fracture waterfall of karst landform and appeared 50,000 years ago. 77.8m high and 101m wide, Huangguoshu is one of the biggest waterfalls in China and beyond. It has been known to the world for hundreds of years, since it was highly recommended by Xiake Xu, a Ming Dynasty traveler, adventure and geographer.

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • The best time to visit Huangguoshu Waterfall is from June to October, at its biggest.

Meal: B, L

Huangguoshu Waterfall

This morning, head into Dragon Palace Scenic Area with a set of notable karst landforms, from karst cave, canyon, hoodoos and peak clusters to karst rivers, waterfalls and streams. It holds two Guinness records - the largest group of karst caves and the place with the lowest emissivity in the world. You can also find more than 1200 species of natural Chinese herbal plants in Dragon Palace, such as ginkgo, hibiscus, ten Chinese medicinal plants, ginseng, codonopsis, pinellia, honeysuckle, etc., making it a treasure house of Chinese herbal medicine. Then hit the 24-bend Road, one of the most precipitous roads in China. The zig-zag road is about 350 meters as the crow flies from the foot to the top of the mountain, with the vertical height of 260 meters. It has been witness to the World War II and several Mountain Climb Races in the last decades. Stay overnight in Xingyi, the capital of Guizhou Southwest Bouyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

Meal: B, L

Today is time to get among the sights of Malinghe Canyon, a nationally protected park, initially formed due to the orogenesis. It is 50 to 150m wide and 120 to 280m deep, with a plethora of incredible calcified waterfalls, karst caves, and bamboo forests. The scenic area mainly consists of Donglang Hot Spring, Colorful Corridor, Starry Sky Gallery and Zhaojiadu Scenic Spot. Malinghe River inside the park is a perfect place for kayaking. Enjoy yourself the sunlight, fresh air, clear water, ever-changing karst scenery and charming natural charm of Malinghe Canyon. 

Meal: B, L


This morning, enjoy a fantastic experience amidst the ten thousand peaks karst forest of Wangfenglin Scenic Area. Together with Malinghe Canyon, Wanfeng Forest is part of UNESCO-inscribed China South Karst, and features China’s largest set of karst limestone peaks, resembling dragons, swords, layers of hats… scattered in the idyllic rural farmlands, creating a surreal vista. Tiankeng – sinkhole of karst topography – is another must-see sight at Wanfeng Forest. There are countless tiankeng, like UFO falling down upon earth, making the unknown mysterious holes. 

Meal: B, L

Guizhou Karst Peaks at Wanfeng Forest

Drive back to Guiyang from Xingyi. End of your 7 days tour of Guizhou stunning scenic exploration. Head for airport directly to fly to your next destination.

>> Alternatively, extend your Guizhou tour to Yunnan, with a flight to Kunming from Xingyi. And further explore the nature, history and ethnic minority culture of China <<

Meal: B

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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 Suite Your Preference

    In each place, 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 China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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