Guizhou In-depth

802: 8 Days Private Tour of Guiyang - Kaili - Rongjiang - Zhaoxing - Kaili - Guiyang
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver with an air-conditioned vehicle
Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches
Tour Highlights:
  • Explore Miao ethnic minority villages & visit the traditional wooden houses of Diaojiaolou
  • Visit Tang'an Dong Village and its nearby terraced fields & enjoy a great hiking
  • Get up close with the local people & experience their unique and diversified folk customs
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Qingyan Ancient Town, Guiyang
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Day 1 Arrive in Guiyang
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer. Hongfu Temple if time permits.
Our guide will meet you outside the arrival hall at Guiyang Airport and transfer you to the hotel. If time allows, you will proceed to visit the Hongfu Temple in Qianling Park, the first and largest temple in Guizhou Province. The temple boasts large dimensions, classical structures and exquisite decorations, creating an atmosphere of elegance and piety.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Guiyang - Kaili
Guiyang-Kaili transfer. Matang Gejia Village, Kaili Musuem. (B+L)
Miao people tailor the clothes by themselves
Our private transfer will take you to Kaili today. En route, visit Matang Gejia Village, where you can see the local villagers dressed in traditional costumes and appreciate the traditional dance, singing and the famous batik. Then you will visit Kaili Musuem, a landmark building of the city housing the folk costumes of Miao and Dong minority during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty as well as various articles for daily use. Late afternoon, you will arrive at Kaili, the capital city of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, and check in at the hotel. 

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Kaili - Rongjiang
Kaili-Rongjiang transfer. Langde Miao Village with Dancing and Singing Performance, a local family visit, Datang Short-skirt Miao Village. (B+L)
The private tour today begins with a visit to Langde Miao Village. The villagers in Langde wear long skirts, hence they are also called "Long Skirt Miao". The passion of the local Miao People and their colorful national culture will certainly be a magnet for you. After that, you will be entertained with a local Dancing and Singing Performance. Then pay a visit to a local family noted for making Lusheng and explore the Datang Short-Skirt Miao village where you are able to see their distinctive wooden aquatic granary in the afternoon. You will arrive at Rongjiang and stay at the local hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Rongjiang - Zhaoxing
A local market. Rongjiang-Zhaoxing transfer. Dali Dong Village, Dimen Dong Village, a family visit. (B+L)
Miao people are on the way back from the market
Today, you will first visit a local market in the morning. Then drive to visit Dali Dong People's Village, which is endowed with strong flavor of Dong culture and praised as 'a pearl in the mountains'. Here, you could appreciate the elegant Flower Bridges, a stone-paved street with delicate carvings, a well-preserved courtyard house and the roaring waterfall. After that, proceed to Dimen Dong Village, another Dong People's village where family visit will be arranged for you to explore their daily lives and custom in depth. Late afternoon, you will arrive at Zhaoxing and stay at the local hotel.

Meals: Chinese Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Zhaoxing
Tang'an Dong Village, hiking from the village back to Zhaoxing, Night Performance of Dong people’s chorus songs. (B+L)
The morning tour will cover Tang'an Dong Village. Tang'an Dong Village is noted as the first ecological museum of Dong people which specializes in its ladle-shaped well and beautiful terraced fields. After the visit, you will hike 2.5 hours back to Zhaoxing. The stunning sceneries on the way will be a feast to the eye. This evening, you will appreciate the night performance of Dong people’s chorus songs.

Meals: Chinese Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Zhaoxing - Kaili
Zhaoxing-Kaili transfer. Huanggang Dong People's Village, traditional way of paper-making, Qingman Long-Skirt Miao Village. (B+L)
Today we will drive you back to Kaili and transfer to the hotel. En route, we will head for Huanggang Dong People's Village first, which is famous for the drum towers, and visit a local family in the village. After that, you will stop off to appreciate the traditional way of paper-making and visit Qingman Long-skirt Miao Village. You will be greeted into the village by hospitable Miao villagers. As one of the Four Great Inventions in ancient China, the traditional paper-making is not only an ancient civilization, but also a miracle and a secret of primitive simplicity and uniqueness. The highlights of the long-skirt Miao village lie in its ethnic flavor such as female villagers' long skirts and wooden stilt houses as well as beautiful natural scenery.

Meals: Chinese Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Kaili - Guiyang
Kaili-Guiyang transfer. Jiaxiu Pavilion, Qingyan Old Town. (B+L)
Qingyan Ancient Town, Guiyang
Qingyan Ancient Town, Guiyang
This morning, you will journey back to Guiyang and check in the hotel once arriving. Continue to visit the Jiaxiu Pavilion and Qingyan Ancient Town. Jiaxiu Pavilion is the symbol of the City. Experienced six-time large restorations from ancient to modern times, it has been a witness of the history and development of the city. Ascending the three-storey tower, you can get a nice view of the surrounding city scenery. Reputed as one of the most charming towns in China, Qingyan Ancient Town was initially built as a military town over 600 years ago. Strolling across the town, you will be astonished by its delicate traditional constructions and historical flavor.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Departure from Guiyang
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. Wish you a pleasant journey! (B)
Our guide will see you off at airport. Wish you a pleasant trip!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
GuiyangSofitel Guiyang Hunter Howard Johnson Plaza Guiyang
KailiGrand Metro Park Heaven-sent Grand Metro Park Heaven-sent
RongjiangThe best local hotel The best local hotel
ZhaoxingThe best local hotel The best local hotel
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$1369
$1199
$899  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$1279
$1119
$809  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guides
  • Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Airfares of arrival and departure
  • Entry visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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Questions & Answers
Asked by D from MALAYSIA | Oct. 18, 2017 06:57Reply
Weather in Nov in Guizhou
Hi,
What's the weather and average temperature in Guizhou area in mid- end Nov 2017? Is this a good time to visit? And is there any festivals or tribe celebration during this time?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sarah | Oct. 18, 2017 21:04
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The average temperature in November in Guiyang is around 9C-17C, and it rains sometimes, so you are suggested to take your coat and sweaters if you go to the mountain areas and rain gear is also necessary. It is fine to visit in Nov but the best season is in summer and autumn. There is Lusheng Festival in early November and New Year of Miao Nationality at Leishan area in Novermber.
Asked by Henry from THAILAND | Sep. 06, 2017 10:57Reply
From Guiyang North Railway station, how can I take a bus to Xijiang ?
There are many bus station in Guiyang. I will arrive Guiyang North station by train. Please advise how can I go to Xijiang village ? Thanks so much.
Answers (1)
Answered by Kayla from SINGAPORE | Sep. 07, 2017 19:52
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You can take bus 262 to GY East Bus Station first, then you can take a bus from the east station directly to the village, and the bus leaves at 9:00 and 15:00.
Or you can take a bullet train from Guiyang North to Kaili South, which only takes about 40 minutes and CNY98 for a first class seat, CNY58.5 for a second one.
After that, you can charter a local car to the village, and it may take 1 hour and CNY120-150. You can share the fare with other visitors.
Asked by Mahesh from INDIA | Aug. 02, 2017 23:15Reply
I want to visit Guizhou during the chinese National holidays (1st to 7th Oct).
Plan to visit Guizhou for 3 days. Can someone recommend best tour details?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nancy from CANADA | Aug. 03, 2017 03:35
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Well, you can take the following route for reference.
Day 1: Guiyang – Xiaoqikong Scenic Spot – Xijiang Miao Stockade Village
Day 2: Xijiang – Yedongzhai – Mao Stockage Relics Museum
Day 3: Guiyang – Tianxingqiao Bonsai Garden – Huangguoshu Waterfall (Doupotang Waterfall)

I have to remind you that it will be very crowded during the National Day, and the transportation may be not that easy to catch. For your convenience, it is best to join a tour through an agency so that they can arrange all for you.
Asked by Inne from BELGIUM | Jul. 21, 2017 23:56Reply
Train Chongqing - Guiyang
Hello, next week we would like to take the train from Chongqing to guiyang. Do we need to make a reservation or can we buy the tickets at that moment in the station (two day's prior we Will be in Chongqing)? How long Will the bus take, to Bring us to guiyang?
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Answered by Rita from UK | Jul. 24, 2017 00:44
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1. Referring to your situation, you can buy the ticket when you arrive in Chongqing.
2. Generally, the bus may take 5-6 hours from Chongqing to Guiyang.
Asked by Laura from CHINA | May. 13, 2017 01:59Reply
Hi, What is the quickest way to get from Guiyang railway station to the north railway station?
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Answered by Liam from FRANCE | May. 14, 2017 22:03
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You can take public bus no.100 from Main Railway Station to the North Railway Station directly. It takes 40-50 minutes on the way.
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