8 Day Classic Guizhou Tour: See Guiyang, Kaili, Zhenyuan & Zhaoxing

from/per person $760.00USD

Zhaoxing Dong Village

Guizhou Tour Highlights

  • Long-skirt and short-skirt Miao Villages in Kaili.
  • Traditional performance of Dong Minority.
  • Tang’an Dong Nationality Eco-museum.
  • Ancient Town Zhenyuan and the night view.
  • The traditional way to produce the paper.
  • Distinguished costume of minority people.
  • The traditional wax printing.
  • The last tribe of gunmen in China.

Price Per Person

Nr. of travelers 2~3 pax 4~5 pax 6~9 pax Single Supplement
Mar. to Dec. 1,392 USD 974 USD 760 USD 238 USD

Notes:

*The quotation above is not valid in the following duration in 2017: April 1-April 6, Apr 28-May 4, Jun 8- Jun 12, Sep 14-Sep 18, Sep 29-Oct 8.

Services Included:

  • Twin-shared room with daily breakfast.
  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Airfare and tax of the domestic flight w/economy class.
  • Private experienced English speaking guide.
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle service.
  • Service Charges & Government Taxes.
  • Daily mineral water (1 bottle per person, free of charge).

Services Not-Included:

  • International/domestic flights and tax.
  • Travel insurance.
  • China visa.
  • Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge, beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

 

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Tour Schedule by Day


Day 1 Arrival at Guiyang

Meals: null

Accommodation:

  • Guizhou Regal Hotel4stars or similar class

Welcome to Guizhou, the mysterious inland province of southwest China, well-known for its well-preserved Dong and Miao minorities, fantastic singing performances, classic ethnic residences, distinguished fashion, and original lifestyle -- its natural beauty alone is a sight to behold.

Day 1 of your Guizhou tour starts soft, right upon your arrival. When you land, our local English speaking tour guide and driver will greet you at Guiyang airport.

From there we will escort you safely to your hotel where you have a chance to relax. We know you may feel tired or may experience jet lag, so you'll be able to enjoy the rest of the day to do whatever you want. We stay overnight in Guiyang. Tomorrow will be a big day.

Day 2 Guiyang-Leishan-Kaili

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Kaili Jinguan4stars or similar class

Today your Guizhou tour moves from Guiyang to Leishan (4.5 hours on the way),  here's where we will explore 2 well-preserved Miao villages.

Langde Miao Village is located on the bank of Danjiang River and surrounded by hills. Your Guizhou tour will get to enjoy a wide array of experiences, like the traditional festival, where we get to watch traditional singing and dancing performances.

On top of that, we'll get to also see the typical Diaojiaolou (It is supported by pillars and roofed by covers on rabbets) and the Wind and Rain Bridge.

The local females here wear the traditional long skirt which is distinguished with other Miao people. After that, we will visit the Datang Miao Village, where the local females wear traditional short skirts. Here you will see the unique building in Miao village, with barns above water.

After the tour, we drive back the Kaili downtown and visit Kaili Ethnic Culture Museum, a museum designed in the Miao and Dong minority style. We will learn about their traditional dress, articles for ancestor worship and experience the daily life of the Miao and Dong people in Yuan. Overnight, we stay at Kaili.

Langde Village

Day 3 Kaili-Zhenyuan

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Fucheng Hotel or similar class

It's day 3 of your Guizhou tour, after breakfast, we drive to (2.5 hours on the way) to the famous ancient town, Zhenyuan, which is considered to be the gateway of southeast of Guizhou for its important location. Once there, we'll take a stroll around the Old Alleyways and experience the long history of the ancient town. After we will visit the Feiyunya Cliff, the cliff looks like a cloud flying from afar -- grab your cameras, this is truly a breathtaking view.

But yes, most of the ancient architectures were built in Ming and Qing Dynasty. It is also considered to be the top attraction in central Guizhou.

From there, we will go to the Black Dragon Cave, nestled on the Zhonghe Hill on the east of the town. It is naturally gifted with huge rock and caves.

Halfway there we'll get to see the ancient architectures of Taoist, Confucius, and Buddhist Temple as well, they were built along the hillside -- remarkable exemplars of ancient craftsmanship.

In the evening, we'll stroll around the old town and enjoy watching the city light up at night, spoiling ourselves with yet another stunning view. Overnight we stay in Zhenyuan.

Zhengyuan Town

Day 4 Zhenyuan-Kaili

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Kaili Jinguan4stars or similar class

Today we go back to Kaili and visit two famous sites. First is the Sanchao Bridges, which are 3 different bridges built in three different periods (Iron bridge was built in Late Qing Dynasty, steel bridge in the 1930s and arch bridge in 1990s.).

These bridges witnessed the rise and fall of commercial town Chong’an. Gejiazhai Village is home to a mysterious tribe of an ancient legend.

The local people are considered to be the descendants of the famous Archer Hou Yi. You will get to see the distinguished ethnic costume and also its traditional max printing. Overnight we stay in Kaili.

Gejiazhai

Day 5 Kaili-Zhaoxing

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Indigo Lodge Zhaoxing(Boutique Hotel) or similar class

It's day 5 of your Guizhou tour and today we drive from Kaili to the home of Dong Minority, Rongjiang. On the way, we will stop to visit noteworthy highlights within the region.

Shiqiao features the traditional paper-making industry which was handed down from Tang dynasty. Presently there are around 60 workshops existing in the village.

We'll then make our way to Gaoyao Terrace, a special place located on a hill, its silhouette is often designed into the beautiful belts of the Miao people -- many often regard it as a masterpiece created by nature and the ingenious.

From there we move onto the Jiali Miao Village, hidden in the deep mountain of Congjiang, it is famous for its old life and tradition.

Despite the difficult commute to the village, it is still worthwhile for any traveler to stop by and experience what it's like to live with the locals for a bit, a traditional lifestyle and with warm hospitality. Overnight, we stay at a boutique hotel in Zhaoxing.

Shiqiao village

Day 6 Zhaoxing-Congjiang-Zhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Indigo Lodge Zhaoxing(Boutique Hotel) or similar class

It's day 6 of your Guizhou tour, this morning, we visit Tang’an Dong Village. The village was firstly built in Qing Dynasty (1795-1820). Today around 170 families, 800 people currently reside. The village was built against the hill and spreads around the center which is what we know as the Drum Tower and Theater. The Eco-museum is without fixed houses.

The area is the community center of Dong people; its lifestyle nucleus. You will find terrace fields, village gates, local residences, the drum tower, theater, ancient graves, the well, the goddess Sa Sui altar and the essence of traditional living.

We then drive back for another exploration, onto the well-known Zhaoxing Dong Village which was inscribed as one of the top 33 most attractive destinations in the world by National Geographic.

The village was built during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) and was home to 12 families.

Today around 1000 families, 4000 people live in the village. In hundreds years development, the local people have created the typical Drum Tower, Grand Choral Songs, the traditional legal system and religious culture -- an incredible experience to have and to share.

Overnight, we stay in Zhaoxing.

Tang'an Dong Village

Day 7 Zhaoxing-Guiyang

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Guizhou Regal Hotel4stars or similar class

After breakfast, we drive to visit the unique Biasha Miao Village, reputed as “the last tribe of gunmen in the world,” which has a total population of 2,550 people and scattered among 5 different villages in the forest.

The local people are probably the only one of the only people who is allowed to own a gun in China. Thereafter we continue to visit Huanggang Dong Village,  one of the oldest villages in Southeast of Guizhou.

We'll get to experience the traditional lifestyle of the Miao Minority, see the well-preserved traditional residence and feel what it's like to live with the friendly local people. After the tour, we will drive back to Guiyang.

Biashao Miao Village

Day 8 Guiyang-departure

Meals: Buffet breakfast

On your last day of your Guizhou tour, you are free to explore until it's time for us to take you back to the Guiyang Airport for your departure flight, ending your memorable tour in Guizhou.

For more information about this 8-day classic Guizhou tour, call  1-888-373-6882 or email us at info@sublimechina.com.


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