12 Days Southwestern China Minority Tour

Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kaili, Rongjiang, Zhaoxing, Sanjiang, Longsheng, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guangzhou

Tour Code: TCT-Guizhou-04

Tour Type: Private

Best Travel Time: From April to October

Price from $ 1579

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Tour Feature

This Southwestern China Minority Tour will lead you to explore the southwestern part of China, feast yourself with the amazing folk culture and customs by visiting Guangzhou, Guizhou, Guiyang, Kaili, Guilin, Yangshuo. It will be a different experience as you will have chance to explore the authentic enthic villages, enjoy the unqiue minority culture, experience the colourful folk customs in Guizhou as well as astonish your eyes with the breathtaking view along Li River and in Yangshuo countryside.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Guangzhou Pick up from airport 
02 Guangzhou Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, Temple of Chen Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees
03 Guangzhou-Guiyang Ersha Island, Huacheng Square, Guangzhou Tower exterior view
04 Guiyang-Kaili Shiqiao Village, Qingman Miao Village, Kaili Folk Museum
05 Kaili-Rongjiang Jidao Miao Village, Paika Miao Village, Chejiang Drum Tower,
06 Rongjiang-Zhaoxing Basha Miao Village, Zhaoxing Dong Village
07 Zhaoxing-Sanjiang Tang An Dong Village, Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Sangjiang Drum Tower
08 Sangjiang-Longsheng Longji Rice Terrace, Ping An Zhuang Village
09 Longsheng-Guilin Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
10 Guilin-Yangshuo Li River Cruise
11 Yangshuo-Guilin-Guangzhou Yangshuo countryside trip
12 Departure Guangzhou Transfer to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Guangzhou

Arrive in Guangzhou, you will be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Guangzhou
 



Day 2 Guangzhou

Today, you will take a city tour of Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, Temple of Chen Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees and Shamian Street. Pearl River Cruise is available for your optional night entertainment if you are interested (at your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Temple of Chen Family
Temple of Chen Family
 



Day 3 Guangzhou  Guiyang

In the morning, we will show you to see a modern Guangzhou tour by visiting Ersha Island, Huacheng Square, Haixinsha Island (exterior tour) and Guangzhou Tower (exterior tour). Free at leisure in the morning before taking high speed train for Guiyang (Duration: 5.5 hours), then be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest for the expedition in Guiyang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang

Guangzhou Tower
Guangzhou Tower
 



Day 4 Guiyang Kaili

After breakfast, you will take driving to Kaili (3.5-4 hours). En route we will stop at a Village in Danzhai County, where you could watch how the paper is made by traditional way. Then visit a short-skirt Miao Village---Qingman, where villager in traditional costumes will stop guests at the entrance of the village, singing toasting songs and offering welcome local wine. We will have at rest and have lunch at this authentic ethnic village. After lunch, continue driving to Kailin, then visit Kaili Folk Museum, which is an ideal place to view the ethnic culture at a glance. 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)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili

Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village
Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village
 



Day 5 Kaili  Rongjiang

Depart from Kaili, you will be transferred to Rongjiang via Leigong Mountain. in the morning and visit Jidao Village, which is a long-skirt Miao village with hundred year history, where you could also see the unique ancient barn over water and experience the quiet life in this distant vill. Then we will visit Paika in the way. You could see traditional irrigation. Lusheng is the traditional music instrument for Miao people in China. Tourists have a chance to see how a Lusheng (reed-pipe wind instrument ) is made in this village. Continue driving to Rongjiang and visit Chejiang Drum Tower at Chengjiang Dong Village on the way. Stay overnight at Rongjiang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang

Jidao Long-skirt Miao Village
Jidao Long-skirt Miao Village
 



Day 6 Rongjiang  Zhaoxing

From today you will say goodbye to Miao Village, and go into the area with Dong villages. Driving to Zhaoxing via Congjiang, you will have chance to visit Basha Miao Village on the way, and then, upon arrival, take a look around Zhaoxing Dong Village and explore some authentic Dong villages nearby with our experience guide service. Stay overnight at Zhaoxing.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Basha Miao Village
Basha Miao Village
 



Day 7 Zhaoxing Sanjiang

Drive to Sanjiang Dong Autonomous after breakfast. You will have a stop at Tang An Dong Village enroute, where you will find this village is totally a eco-museum. Continue driving to Sanjiang, you will then take a visit to Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge and Drum Tower in Sanjiang after arrival. Stay overnight at Sanjiang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sanjiang

Zhaoxing Dong Village 
Zhaoxing Dong Village
 



Day 8 Sanjiang Longsheng

Continue your driving to Longsheng in the morning. On arrival, take a view for the famous Longji Rice Terrace and Ping'an Zhuang Village there. Stay overnight at Longji.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Longsheng

Longji Terrace
Longji Terrace
 



Day 9 Longsheng Guilin

In the morning, take about 2.5hours driving to Guilin. Upon arrival, be transferred to visit Reed Flute Cave which is the representative of the karst landform in Guilin and then visit to Elephant Trunk Hill--The symbol of Guilin. Then check in hotel to catch up some rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
 



Day 10 Guilin Yangshuo

Depart from hotel in the morning, you will be transferred to the Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours and the lunch will be served on board). Savor the fairy-tale scenery when sail down the meandering river to Yangshuo. Free Time in Yangshuo for you to explore this small but popular county on your own. Optional Impress Liusanjie Show is available tonight.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Buffet Lunch on Board
Accommodation: In Yangshuo

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise
 



Day 11 Yangshuo Guilin Guangzhou

Get up early and enjoy a countryside tour in the morning by car or biking with family visit. Be transferred back to Guilin for a high speed train to Guangzhou (duration: 2.5-3 hours).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Yangshuo countryside
Yangshuo countryside Tour
 



Day 12 Departure Guangzhou

Free at leisure before transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Day 1

Arrival Guangzhou
Arrive in Guangzhou, you will be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Day 2

Guangzhou
Today, you will take a city tour of Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, Temple of Chen Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees and Shamian Street. Pearl River Cruise is available for your optional night entertainment if you are interested (at your own expense).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou 
Temple of Chen Family
 

Day 3

Guangzhou Guiyang
In the morning, we will show you to see a modern Guangzhou tour by visiting Ersha Island, Huacheng Square, Haixinsha Island (exterior tour) and Guangzhou Tower (exterior tour).
Free at leisure in the morning before taking high speed train for Guiyang (Duration: 5.5 hours), then be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest for the expedition in Guiyang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang
Guangzhou Tower
 

Day 4

Guiyang Kaili
After breakfast, you will take driving to Kaili (3.5-4 hours). En route we will stop at a Village in Danzhai County, where you could watch how the paper is made by traditional way. Then visit a short-skirt Miao Village---Qingman, where villager in traditional costumes will stop guests at the entrance of the village, singing toasting songs and offering welcome local wine. We will have at rest and have lunch at this authentic ethnic village. After lunch, continue driving to Kailin, then visit Kaili Folk Museum, which is an ideal place to view the ethnic culture at a glance. 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)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili 
Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village
 

Day 5

Kaili  Rongjiang
Depart from Kaili, you will be transferred to Rongjiang via Leigong Mountain. in the morning and visit Jidao Village, which is a long-skirt Miao village with hundred year history, where you could also see the unique ancient barn over water and experience the quiet life in this distant vill. Then we will visit Paika in the way. You could see traditional irrigation. Lusheng is the traditional music instrument for Miao people in China. Tourists have a chance to see how a Lusheng (reed-pipe wind instrument ) is made in this village. Continue driving to Rongjiang and visit Chejiang Drum Tower at Chengjiang Dong Village on the way. Stay overnight at Rongjiang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang
Jidao Long-skirt Miao Village
 

Day 6

Rongjiang  Zhaoxing
From today you will say goodbye to Miao Village, and go into the area with Dong villages. Driving to Zhaoxing via Congjiang, you will have chance to visit Basha Miao Village on the way, and then, upon arrival, take a look around Zhaoxing Dong Village and explore some authentic Dong villages nearby with our experience guide service. Stay overnight at Zhaoxing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing 
Basha Miao Village
 

Day 7

Zhaoxing Sanjiang
Drive to Sanjiang Dong Autonomous after breakfast. You will have a stop at Tang An Dong Village enroute, where you will find this village is totally a eco-museum. Continue driving to Sanjiang, you will then take a visit to Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge and Drum Tower in Sanjiang after arrival. Stay overnight at Sanjiang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sanjiang 
Zhaoxing Dong Village
 

Day 8

Sanjiang Longsheng
Continue your driving to Longsheng in the morning. On arrival, take a view for the famous Longji Rice Terrace and Ping'an Zhuang Village there. Stay overnight at Longji.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Longsheng
Longji Terrace
 

Day 9

Longsheng Guilin
In the morning, take about 2.5hours driving to Guilin. Upon arrival, be transferred to visit Reed Flute Cave which is the representative of the karst landform in Guilin and then visit to Elephant Trunk Hill--The symbol of Guilin. Then check in hotel to catch up some rest.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill
 

Day 10

Guilin Yangshuo
Depart from hotel in the morning, you will be transferred to the Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours and the lunch will be served on board). Savor the fairy-tale scenery when sail down the meandering river to Yangshuo. Free Time in Yangshuo for you to explore this small but popular county on your own. Optional Impress Liusanjie Show is available tonight.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Buffet Lunch on Board
Accommodation: In Yangshuo
Li River Cruise
 

Day 11

Yangshuo Guilin Guangzhou
Get up early and enjoy a countryside tour in the morning by car or biking with family visit.
Be transferred back to Guilin for a high speed train to Guangzhou (duration: 2.5-3 hours).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou 
Yangshuo countryside
 

Day 12

Departure Guangzhou
Free at leisure before transfer to airport for your departure flight.
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
2 ~ 5 pax $2490 $2552
6 ~ 9 pax $1579 $1641

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※   Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Guangzhou Canton Zao ChaPearl River Night Cruise
Guilin Rice NoodleCormorant Fishing Show
Guangzhou Canton Zao ChaPearl River Night Cruise

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