11 Days South China Tour of Guizhou and Guilin

Destination: Guiyang-Anshun-Guiyang-Kaili-Rongjiang-Zhaoxing-Sanjiang-Longsheng-Guilin
Duration: 11 Days
Tour Code: TGT-CH-Minority-03
Tour Type:Private Tour
Price from: US$ 1317 P/P

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  • Anshun Huangguoshu Waterfall

    Anshun Huangguoshu Waterfall

  • Anshun Tianxingqiao Scenic Resort

    Anshun Tianxingqiao Scenic Resort

  • Guiyang Qingyan Ancient Town

    Guiyang Qingyan Ancient Town

  • Kaili Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village

    Kaili Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village

  • Xijiang Miao Village

    Xijiang Miao Village

Summary:

What will happen when you mix natural scenery, colorful minority celebration and tradition, genuinely friendly and hospitable people, luxury, genuine service, and attention to detail? This 11 Days China Guizhou Tour plus Guilin and Longsheng visiting is just the journey that you are always eager to participate in and never want to forget! We will show you a picture of northwest China folk custom from Guiyang to Guilin. This unique journey will appeal to traditional custom lover, adventure travelers and China neophytes alike.

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  • Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival Guiyang
Activity: Pick up, airport-hotel transfer
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Guiyang 

Day 2

Guiyang    Anshun
Activity: Drive to Anshun, tour to Huangguoshu Waterfall, Tianxingqiao Scenic Resort, Batik Museum.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Anshun 

Day 3

Anshun    Guiyang
Activity: Drive back to Guiyang via Tianlong Village, Qinyan Ancient Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang 

Day 4

Guiyang    Kaili
Activity: Drive to Kaili, tour to Kaili Folk Museum, Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village, Shiqiao Miao village
Optional:
Fish in Sour and Spicy Soup
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili 

Day 5

Kaili    Xijiang    Leishan    Rongjiang
Activity: Drive to Rongjiang via Xijiang Miao Village, Leishan Country
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang 

Day 6

Rongjiang    Zhaoxing
Activity: Tour to Chejiang Dong Village, Basha Miao Village, drive to Zhaoxing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Day 7

Zhaoxing    Sanjiang
Activity: Tour to Zhaoxing Dong Village, drive to Sanjiang to visit Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Sanjiang Drum Tower
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sanjiang 

Day 8

Sanjiang    Longsheng
Activity: Drive to Longsheng, tour to Longji Rice Terrace, Ping'an Zhuang Village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Longsheng

Day 9

Longsheng    Guilin
Activity: Drive to Guilin, tour to Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Day 10

Guilin      Yangshuo    Guilin
Activity: Li River Cruise, West Street
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Day 11

Departure Guilin
Activity: Hotel-airport transfer, departure
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Day 1

Arrival Guiyang
Arrive in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province in the southwest of China. You will be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Guiyang

Day 2

Guiyang    Anshun
In the morning, you will be transferred to Anshun (105km, 2 hours). Anshun is in the central town for the west of Guizhou Province. It is the home of Mulao Minority, Buyi Minority and Miao Minority. In Anshun, you could see the largest waterfall- Huangguoshu Waterfall today. Close to Huangguoshu Waterfall, Tianxingqiao Scenic Resort is your next spot . The most distinguished character of the scenic resort is its abundance in water, rocks, forests and caves. In the late afternoon, you will explore the Batik Museum.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Anshun

Huangguoshu Waterfall
Huangguoshu Waterfall Tianxingqiao Scenic Resort Batik Museum

 

Day 3

Anshun    Guiyang
Today, drive back to Guiyang. On the way, you will visit the Tianlong Village, which is one of these ancient Tun-Bao settlements built during the reign of Emperor Hongwu in Ming Dynasty. Then visit Qinyan Ancient Town which as originally built in 1378, with a long history.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang
 

Day 4

Guiyang    Kaili
After breakfast, you will take driving to Kaili (around 180km, lasts for 2-2.5 hours) which is the home of Miao and Ge ethnic groups. And then visit Kaili Folk Museum , which is an ideal place to view the ethnic culture at a glance. Then go to visit Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village by bus (1 hour) and Shiqiao Miao village, which is noted for its traditional way of making paper from the tree bark. Family visit can be arranged as your requested. In the afternoon, back to Kaili for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili
Note:
1. Since this trip goes to mountainous area, the road is often rugged. Besides, it often takes long time driving from one place to another.
2. The weather in mountainous area is changeable. TGT suggests you bring raincoat or umbrella with you and also wear suitable shoes.
3. While you are traveling in minority area, TGT suggests you follow your local guide to avoid the restrictions of some minority groups.

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

 

Day 5

Kaili    Xijiang    Leishan    Rongjiang
Depart from Kaili, you will be transferred to Rongjiang in the morning. It is around 200km from Kaili and needs abound 3.5-4 hours driving from Kaili to Rongjiang. Enroute you will visit Xijiang Miao Village, which is also named 'China's Miao stockade village of one thousand households', is supposed to be the largest Miao Village in China. We will passy Leishan and drive to Rongjiang. Stay overnight at Rongjiang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang

Day 6

Rongjiang    Zhaoxing
Driving to Zhaoxing via Congjiang, and it is around 90km, needs around 1.5 hours. You will have chance to visit Chengjiang Dong Village and Basha Miao Village on the way. It is only 7 km from Congjiang County and it keeps the vast majority of Miao’s original character. Upon arrival at Zhaoxing, you will take a look around Zhaoxing Dong Village. Zhaoxing is famous for its Dong Villages, which are the largest in in China. You will Stay overnight at Zhaoxing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Xijiang Miao Village Basha Miao Village Zhaoxing Dong Village

 

Day 7

Zhaoxing    Sanjiang
Drive to Sanjiang Dong Autonomous after breakfast. It is about 110 km from Zhaoxing to Sanjiang, needs nearly around 3.5 hours driving. You will then take a visit to the landmark of Sanjiang--- Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, which is a wooden and stone architecture with Dong style. Then visit Drum Tower in Sanjiang after arrival. The Drum Tower is the first tower of Dong ethnic and it is a wooden structure as the symbol of Sanjiang County. It is reputed as the No. 1 drum tower of the world. Stay overnight at Sanjiang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sanjiang
 

Day 8

Sanjiang    Longsheng
Continue your driving to Longsheng in the morning (around 100km, around 2.5 hours). On arrival, you could take a view for the famous Longji Rice Terrace and explore Ping'an Zhuang Village there as well as other villages nearby. Stay overnight at Longji, the Ping An Zhuang Village.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Ping An Zhuang Village

Longji Rice Terrace
Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge Sanjiang Drum Tower Longji Rice Terrace

 

Day 9

Longsheng    Guilin
In the morning, you could get up earlier and watch the sunrise at Longji Terrace Fields. You will have a free morning. Then take about 2.5hours driving to Guilin. Upon arrival, you be transferred to visit the colorful Reed Flute Cave (around 1 hour) and Elephant Trunk Hill (around 1 hour) the symbol of Guilin City. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. If you would like walking, you could walk along Shanhu Lake and Ronghu Lake on your own after dinner, where you could find many local seniors dancing on the small squares in summer night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Optional activities: Dreamlike Li River Show (70 mins, daily)
                                Cormorant Fishing Show (40-45 mins)
 

Day 10

Guilin      Yangshuo    Guilin
Li River is the mother river of Guilin. Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is a highlight trip while tourist visit Guilin. You could see the essence view of Li River from Nine Horses Painting Hill to Xingping on board, where you will feel you are just walking in a landscape painting, consisting of crystal Li River Water, rolling green hills along the river, bamboo on the bank, wondering water buffaloes, fishermen, ect.
Pick up from your hotel at around 08:30, drive from downtown to Zhujiang Pier for about 30-40 minutes, from which you will board the cruise boat from Guilin to Yangshuo. The cruise boat genereally departs at 09:30 and arrive at Yangshuou Pier around 14:00.
After the tour, you could have some free time in Yangshuo to stroll along the famous West Street or ride a bike to explore the countryside as your optional tour ( on your expense).
Meals: Breakfast, Buffet Chinese lunch on board
Accommodation: In Guilin
Optional activities in Yangshuo: Show of Impression Liusanjie (Daily, 70 mins)

Guilin City View
Guilin City Li River Elephant Hill

 

Day 11

Departure Guilin
Bid a fond farewell to this ancient land as you leave for your next destination.
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Full price of this tour (per person in US$):

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Group Size Using Standard Hotel
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Using First Class Hotel
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1 person   3857   3939   4223
2-5 persons 2083 2572 2124 2654 2266 2937
6-9 persons 1285 1711 1320 1781 1448 2036
10 persons & above 950 1269 973 1314 1106 1579
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
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Using First Class Hotel
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Using Deluxe Hotel
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1 person   3902   3996   4268
2-5 persons 2106 2617 2153 2710 2288 2982
6-9 persons 1307 1756 1348 1837 1470 2081
10 persons & above 973 1314 1001 1370 1128 1624
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
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Using First Class Hotel
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Using Deluxe Hotel
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Double
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1 person   3921   4033   4316
2-5 persons 2115 2635 2171 2748 2313 3031
6-9 persons 1317 1774 1367 1874 1494 2130
10 persons & above 982 1333 1020 1408 1152 1673

Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events
2. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
3. No guide service from TopGuilinTravel on the flight and Yangtze River cruise
4. Recommended hotels are subject to be changed in actual booking
5. Any special requirements should be advised to us in advance
6. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights of final explanation for any changes due to the reasons beyond our control
 
Price includes:
1. Private transfers between hotel, airport (railway station) and attractions
2. Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
3. English speaking guide service
4. Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
5. Admission for the attractions listed in the itinerary
6. Meals specified in the itinerary.
7. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
1. International transportation
2. Visa fee
3. Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc
4. Personal expenses
5. Optional meals or activities mentioned in the itinerary
6. Services not mentioned 

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