7 Days Explore “FAST” Telescope Tour

Guiyang-Keli-Guiyang-Kaili-Rongjiang-Zhaoxing

Tour Code: TCT-Guizhou-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: March to November is the best time to visit Guizhou

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Tour Feature

 A close visit of the world largest radio telescope
 Walk deeply into Guizhou ethnic villages to know about local’s life
 Astonished by the authentic view of wooden structure in hills
 

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01

Arrival Guiyang

Transfer service to hotel.

02

Guiyang-Keli-Guiyang

The “FAST”, the International Experience Planetarium

03

Guiyang-Kaili

Boji Miao Village, Qingman Miao Village, Wooden Stilt House

04

Kaili-Rongjiang

Jidao Long-Skirt Miao Village, Datang Short-Skirt Miao Village, Leigong Mountain

05

Rongjiang-Zhaoxing

Basha Miao Village, Huanggang Dong Village

06

Zhaoxing

Tang’an Dong Village, Hike from Tang’an to Zhaoxing, Jitang Dong Village

07

Departure Zhaoxing

Transfer service to railway station for your train to next destination.


Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Guiyang

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Guiyang

Upon arrival Guiyang, be picked up by our local tour guide and transferred to hotel in Guiyang. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Jiaxiu Pavilion
Jiaxiu Pavilion
 

Day 2GuiyangKeliGuiyang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang

After breakfast, drive for about 2hrs to FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope), which is famous as the “Eye of Heaven”, a Chinese mega-science project to build the largest single dish radio telescope in the world. The FAST project began in 2011 and it achieved first light in September 2016. Take a shuttle bus (about 40minutes) to get to the platform for a bird view of the FAST. In this site, you may also choose to visit the International Experience Planetarium to experience the vivid sun galaxy around you. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant during the tour.

Then transfer back to hotel in Guiyang.

Notice:

  • Passport is needed when purchasing entrance ticket.
  • In order to minimum extra radio interferences with the telescope and for its accuracy in functions, cell phones, cameras, interphones and all sorts of unnecessary electronic devices are not allowed in the site. Visitors are requested to store them in deposit center once they arrive at the gate of this scenic area.
  • To reduce human gathering inferences, 2000 persons is the maximum limitation of tourists it can accept each day.


FAST Building Step Photo
FAST Building Step Photo
 

Day 3GuiyangKaili

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili

After breakfast and check out the hotel in Guiyang, drive for around 2.5hrs to Kaili, the capital city of Guizhou, the Southeast Autonomous Prefecture of Miao & Dong people. Those Miao people who moved to America and Europe are known as Hmong people. Then drive to country to see the ancient way of paper–making and visit Boji Miao village.

On the way back, stop at Qingman Miao village to experience their daily life by visiting the local families. . We will have at rest and have lunch in this village. Meanwhile, you can appreciate Miao people’s typical architecture-Wooden stilt house.

Free at leisure for the rest of the day. If you are interested in local food, you could try the famous Sour Soup Fish Hotpot(on your own expense).

Qingman Short Skirt Miao Village
Qingman Short-Skirt Miao Village
 

Day 4KailiRongjiang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang

In the morning, a short drive from Kaili along the Bala river will take us to Jidao Long-skirt Miao village. You will be deeply impressed by its traditional wooden houses and waterwheels. Hike in the village to explore more. Then drive to Datang Short-Skirt Miao village situated at the foot of Leigong Mountain. You will be greeted by its friendly villagers and drink the block way wine before entering the village. Its silver ornaments will leave you a deep impression. After lunch, continue our drive via Leigong Mountain to appreciate its mountainous landscape. 

Jidao Long-Skirt Miao village
Jidao Long-Skirt Miao village
 

Day 5RongjiangZhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

After breakfast, drive for about 1.5hrs to Basha Miao village noted for men’s hair dresses and women’s shinning fabric costume from egg-white. Hike in this primitive village to experience its daily life with very little signs of modern influnce. Then visit Huanggang Dong village. In the afternoon, explore Zhaoxing-the largest Dong people’s village in China with more than 800 households and a population of 5000. It owns five drum towers symbolizing five different clans.

Basha Miao Village
Basha Miao Village
 

Day 6Zhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Start your day with exploration of Tang An Dong village noted as an ecological museum. Hike from Tang An to Zhaoxing for about 2.5 hours. After lunch, continue to visit Jitang Dong village, famous for its' wooden drum pagodas with pure post and beam structure.

Zhaoxing Dong Village
Zhaoxing Dong Village
 

Day 7Departure Zhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast drive you to railway station for your train to next destination.

Service ends

 Day 1Arrival Guiyang

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Guiyang

Upon arrival Guiyang, be picked up by our local tour guide and transferred to hotel in Guiyang. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Jiaxiu Pavilion
Jiaxiu Pavilion
 

Day 2GuiyangKeliGuiyang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang

After breakfast, drive for about 2hrs to FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope), which is famous as the “Eye of Heaven”, a Chinese mega-science project to build the largest single dish radio telescope in the world. The FAST project began in 2011 and it achieved first light in September 2016. Take a shuttle bus (about 40minutes) to get to the platform for a bird view of the FAST. In this site, you may also choose to visit the International Experience Planetarium to experience the vivid sun galaxy around you. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant during the tour.

Then transfer back to hotel in Guiyang.

Notice:

  • Passport is needed when purchasing entrance ticket.
  • In order to minimum extra radio interferences with the telescope and for its accuracy in functions, cell phones, cameras, interphones and all sorts of unnecessary electronic devices are not allowed in the site. Visitors are requested to store them in deposit center once they arrive at the gate of this scenic area.
  • To reduce human gathering inferences, 2000 persons is the maximum limitation of tourists it can accept each day.


FAST Building Step Photo
FAST Building Step Photo
 

Day 3GuiyangKaili

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili

After breakfast and check out the hotel in Guiyang, drive for around 2.5hrs to Kaili, the capital city of Guizhou, the Southeast Autonomous Prefecture of Miao & Dong people. Those Miao people who moved to America and Europe are known as Hmong people. Then drive to country to see the ancient way of paper–making and visit Boji Miao village.

On the way back, stop at Qingman Miao village to experience their daily life by visiting the local families. . We will have at rest and have lunch in this village. Meanwhile, you can appreciate Miao people’s typical architecture-Wooden stilt house.

Free at leisure for the rest of the day. If you are interested in local food, you could try the famous Sour Soup Fish Hotpot(on your own expense).

Qingman Short Skirt Miao Village
Qingman Short-Skirt Miao Village
 

Day 4KailiRongjiang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang

In the morning, a short drive from Kaili along the Bala river will take us to Jidao Long-skirt Miao village. You will be deeply impressed by its traditional wooden houses and waterwheels. Hike in the village to explore more. Then drive to Datang Short-Skirt Miao village situated at the foot of Leigong Mountain. You will be greeted by its friendly villagers and drink the block way wine before entering the village. Its silver ornaments will leave you a deep impression. After lunch, continue our drive via Leigong Mountain to appreciate its mountainous landscape. 

Jidao Long-Skirt Miao village
Jidao Long-Skirt Miao village
 

Day 5RongjiangZhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

After breakfast, drive for about 1.5hrs to Basha Miao village noted for men’s hair dresses and women’s shinning fabric costume from egg-white. Hike in this primitive village to experience its daily life with very little signs of modern influnce. Then visit Huanggang Dong village. In the afternoon, explore Zhaoxing-the largest Dong people’s village in China with more than 800 households and a population of 5000. It owns five drum towers symbolizing five different clans.

Basha Miao Village
Basha Miao Village
 

Day 6Zhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Start your day with exploration of Tang An Dong village noted as an ecological museum. Hike from Tang An to Zhaoxing for about 2.5 hours. After lunch, continue to visit Jitang Dong village, famous for its' wooden drum pagodas with pure post and beam structure.

Zhaoxing Dong Village
Zhaoxing Dong Village
 

Day 7Departure Zhaoxing

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast drive you to railway station for your train to next destination.

Service ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-

Notice:
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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