ETC offers this opportunity to experience the modern and ancient China in 5 day tour package. Different from the vibrant modern Shenzhen, packing with high-rises, Zhaoxing is renowned for its well-preserved ancient Dong architectures and beautiful natural beauty. Here in Guizhou Qiandongnan’s largest Dong village, you can discover a remarkable group of drum towers. Further afield explore Basha Miao Village, experiencing the mystic traditions of “China’s largest gunman tribe”.

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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Upon arrival, you will be met by your local guide at the arrival hall of the airport or train station. Then transfer to check in your hotel in downtown by private vehicle. This afternoon, you guide will accompany you to visit the Splendid China Folk Village, where you could have a glimpse of vast China and experience the colorful culture of ethnic minorities of China.

After breakfast at your hotel, take High Speed Train to Guilin in the Late Morning. Upon arrival at Guilin North Rail Station, you will be warmly welcomed by your local guide. Before moving to Yangshuo, we will go and see Reed Flute Cave which is praised as “Natural Art Gallery”. Inside this water-eroded cave is a spectacular world of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations created by carbonate deposition and illuminated by colored lighting. Stay overnight at Guilin

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • You can take a leisure walking around the city central lakes, where you will see sign of Guilin Sun and Moon Towers. With the beautiful lightening effect in the evening, it will be the best photo place after dinner.
  • There are 2 popular pedestrian streets in Guilin. ZhengYang Pedestrian Street is a great place to unwind at the end of the day, having a meal, then mingling with the locals to strolling around. The East-West Alley which has witnessed the rise and fall of Guilin for nearly 1,400 years since the year of Wude in the Tang Dynasty is where you can go shopping and enjoy local eats.

Meal: B

Visit the underground palace Feed Flute Cave

Take high speed train to Congjiang, be met and transfer to explore Basha Miao Village firstly. Hidden in the dense bamboo forest, Basha is known as “the last gunman tribe under the sun”. The old customs such as wearing musket, having haircut with sickle and worshiping ancient trees are still kept. In Basha, you’ll see strong Miao men with a bun, which is said to be handed down from the ancient age. Basha Miao people worship trees as gods, and never cut trees unless it is really necessary. Arrive at Zhaoxing Dong Village later today.

Meal: B, L

With a history of over 850 years, Zhaoxing is considered the most important Dong Village in China. In Zhangxing, there are 5 Drum Towers, each for one village. Enjoy yourself a nice walk through the village to admire the magnificent Dong drum tower complex and the traditional village layout. Right here you can also have a chance to enjoy the Dong Music and their folk songs. Later today, transfer to Tang'an Dong Village, with an excellent natural ecological environment, where you can discover traditional Dong dwellings, flower bridge, old water well, ancient tombs, terraced fields, etc. Overnight in Zhaoxing.

Meal: B, L

The beautiful bridge at Zhaoping Dong Village

Take high speed train back to Guilin, and catch your departure flight or train to next destination.

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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