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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

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Arrive in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou Province. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Time permitting, visit Qinyan Ancient Town and/or Jiaxiulou today.

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

Long Skirt Miao girls dancing

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

Ethnic Gejia people in Guizhou

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

Kaili Ethnic Museum

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.

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 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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