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

  • 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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Day 1 Arrive in Guiyang
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
Miao people
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
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
Miao people in 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
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
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
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. Although it is a small town, there are many attractions to see, housing a combination of three religions. You can visit the Buddhist temples, where the old temple complexes are splendid to admire. Taoist temples are also the masterpieces in the ancient town, and you will surprisingly find Catholic Church and Christian Church in Qingyan, making the town more fascinating.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Departure from Guiyang
Our guide will see you off at airport. Wish you a pleasant trip!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
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 travelers
With Standard Hotels
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  • Prices are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • Any part 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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