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Remote countryside, unsophisticated minority people, colorful ethnic dress, unique folk customs, peculiar styles of architecture, traditional bazaars, livestock markets and many others, all make Guizhou a mysterious, charming land. Traveling to Guizhou is not just for sightseeing, but a way of approaching and experiencing the real life of the locals. You will surely be fascinated with our Guizhou tours.

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What to expect in Guizhou?

Guizhou is home to 48 Chinese ethnic groups, second only to Yunnan, each of which have developed their own unique customs and cultures. Among them, Miao and Dong minorities are the two biggest groups in Qiandongnan Autonomous Prefecture. Starting your journey from Kaili and moving onwards, you will see villages of different minorities one after another along with amazing natural sceneries.

Many traditional festivals are also celebrated among different ethnic groups each year, which attract a lot of travelers from far away. When a festival is hosted, they dress up, prepare a lot of festival food and celebrate it with rich activities, such as singing, dancing, trading and all kinds of competitions. Should you take our private guided tours to Guizhou you may want to try on their traditional dress and join in with the festivities.

When is the best time to visit Guizhou?

The climate in Guizhou is often mild and moist, neither extremely hot nor cold. Although the best time for taking Guizhou tour packages is during late August, spring (March-May), summer (June-August) and autumn (September-November) are all wonderful seasons for sightseeing. During these months, you can also expect to experience traditional festivals such as Sanyuesan Festival and Sister's Meal Festival in spring, Liuyueliu Festival in summer, and the Shui New Year Festival in autumn. The best seasons for visiting Huangguoshu Waterfall in Anshun are summer and autumn when the scenery is the most splendid.

How to get there?

The best way to get to Guizhou is by plane. Visitors can reach Guiyang in 3 hours from Beijing or Shanghai, 2 hours from Xi'an or Guangzhou, only 1.5 hours from Chengdu or Kunming. Those flights are scheduled daily. There are even direct flights from Chengdu to Kaili.

If you prefer to have a look at the landscape along the way, taking a high-speed train is a good choice as well. It needs only 2.5 hours from Kunming to Guiyang, however, it takes 4 to 9 hours to reach Guiyang from big cities, such as Chengdu, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Beijing and Shanghai. If you take high-speed trains from those cities to Kaili, it takes a little longer time, another half an hour.