Guizhou Miao Ethnic Sisters' Meal Festival Tour
China is a country full of surprises and its diversified folk culture is one of its highlights. Joining our Sisters' Meal Festival Tour (The lunar Mar. 15 - Mar. 17) is a perfect opportunity to discover the exotic culture of Miao people in Guizhou, China and its pristine natural landscape. This itinerary is subject to change based on the adjustment of the opening ceremony of the Sisters' Meal Festival. Contact us for more details.
Duration: 6 days & 5 nights
Destinations: Guiyang - Kaili - Guiyang
Travel type: Private tour
Travel dates: April 13, 2022 - April 18, 2022
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Drive 3hrs to Kaili by private car after breakfast. En route, visit Shiqiao Miao Village famous for paper making in ancient way. You will have chance to see the process of the paper making and try one or two procedures personally. Continue to visit Langde Miao Village in the afternoon. People there are known as the Long Skirt Miao as its women wear traditional long skirts. Being a generational settlement of the Long Skirt Miao, Langde village remains original, remote and tranquil. Home stay of Langde Miao Village, a unique experience at wooden stilt houses of minority people. You can learn to cook local specialites from the family.
Meal: B, L, D
After breakfast, head to join the opening ceremony of the Miao minority Sisters' Meal Festival. Sisters' Meal Festival is the biggest annual celebration of the Miao people who live in and around Kaili and its surrounding villages. In the afternoon, visit the Matang Village of the Gejia people, where you will learn about their unique Miao culture, costumes, and batiks. Overnight at Kaili.
Meal: B, L
Today, your first stop at Kaili Sunday market to experience the local lifestyle. Then head to Kaili Ethnic Museum to have a general idea of minorities in Southeast of Guizhou. Later in the afternoon, transfer to explore Datang Mini-Skirt Village. In each local festival, wedding ceremony or any special ceremonies, girls sing and dance at the square wearing their unique hand-made mini-skirts. In the village, you will see the tradtional granaries built above water.
Meal: B, L, D
Drive to Shidong Town to experience its traditional Sisters' Meal Festival, Miao people's Valentine's Day. Its traditions include eating sticky rice which has been dyed different colors with wild flower liquid. You'll see bull fighting, horse racing, traditional Miao's performance and Miao girls wearing intricately beautiful silver ornaments. Later, transfer back to Guiyang and overnight.
Meal: B, L
Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination. Service ends.