14 Days Experience China Ethnic Culture

Destination: Beijing-Guiyang-Kaili-Rongjiang-Zhaoxing-Sanjiang-Longsheng-Guilin-Shanghai
Duration: 14 Days
Tour Code: TGT-CH-Minority-01
Tour Type:Private Tour
Price from: US$ 2134 P/P

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  • Beijing Temple of Heaven

    Beijing Temple of Heaven

  • Qingyan Ancient Town in Guiyang

    Qingyan Ancient Town in Guiyang

  • Baisha Miao Village

    Baisha Miao Village

  • Longsheng Terrace

    Longsheng Terrace

  • Our clients in Guilin

    Our clients in Guilin

  • Shanghai Bund

    Shanghai Bund

  • Oriental TV Tower

    Oriental TV Tower

Summary:

What happens when mix natural scenery, colorful minority celebration and tradition, genuinely friendly and hospitable people with luxury and genuine service? This 14 days China Ethnic Tour to Guizhou Province and Guilin will be the journey that you are always eager to participate in and will never forget! We will show you a picture of southwest China folk custom from Guizhou to Guangxi after experiencing the culture heritages center of China - Beijing. This unique journey will appeal to traditional custom lover, adventure travelers and China neophytes alike.

  • Itinerary Overview
  • Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

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

Day 2

Beijing
Activity: Tour to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
Optional: Peking Opera
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 3

Beijing
Activity: Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace
Optional:
Peking Roasted Duck
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 4

Beijing    Guiyang
Activity: Hutong Tour by rickshaw, flight to Guiyang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang

Day 5

Guiyang    Kaili
Activity: Drive to Kaili, visit Kaili Folk Museum, Matang Ge Village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kaili

Day 6

Kaili    Rongjiang
Activity: Drive to Rongjiang via Langde Miao Village, Chejiang Drum Tower
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Rongjiang

Day 7

Rongjiang    Zhaoxing
Activity: Drive to Zhaoxing via Basha Miao Village, visit Zhaoxing Dong Village on arrival
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Zhaoxing

Day 8

Zhaoxing    Sanjiang
Activity: Drive to Sanjiang, visit Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Sanjiang Drum Tower
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Sanjiang 

Day 9

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

Day 10

Longsheng    Guilin
Activity: Drive to Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin 

Day 11

Guilin      Yangshuo    Guilin
Activity: Li River Cruise
Optional:
Guilin Banquet of Rice Noodle
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Day 12

Guilin    Shanghai
Activity: Flight to Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day 13

Shanghai
Activity: Tour to Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan GardenOriental TV Tower, the Bund
Optional: Traditional Dim-sum Banquet and Acrobatics 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day 14

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

Service Ends

Day 1

Arrival Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No Meals
Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 2

BeijingTemple of Heaven
Leisure breakfast in the hotel, our guide will meet at your hotel lobby. You will to explore the culture and history of Beijing today. As the biggest city center square in the world, Tian’anmen Square(30-40 minutes) is a must-seeing spot. It is the place where history-changing events and ceremonies occurred. The Imperial Palace Forbidden City(2.5-3 hours) is just a few steps away from Tian’anmen Square. It is the imperial palace for 24 emperors during Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is one of the largest and most completely restored imperial palaces in the world. After lunch, our guide will show you to visit Temple of Heaven(1.5 hours), which is built to prey for a good harvest.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional activities: Peking Opera at Liyuan Theatre (daily 19:30-20:40)

 

Day 3

BeijingMutianyu Great Wall
Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall(2.-2.5 hours). You will have lunch at the restaurant nearby. Then drive back to the city for Summer Palace. If you desire, enjoy optional Peking Roasted Duck as your dinner..
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional activities: Kungfu show at Red Theater (daily 17:15 and 19:30)
Optional Meal: Peking Roast Duck

Day 4

Beijing    Guiyang
In the morning, you can take a rickshaw to explore Hutong (short route, 40 mins) will be a great fun in your Beijing tour. Hutong is the narrow lanes of old Beijing, where you could see the different aspect of locals’ life. After lunch, you will see goodbye to Beijing and start your trip to next destination---Guiyang. We will transfer you to airport and help you to check in the flight to Guiyang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guiyang
 

Day 5

Guiyang    KailiKaili Folk Museum
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. People who live in Matang Ge Village are a rarely known group. What makes them unique are their unique costumes. In the afternoon, we will show you to explore this unique group
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.
 

Day 6

Kaili    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 Langde Miao Village, which is featured by the long-shirt villagers and their house named Diaojiaolou in Chinese. Then visit to Chejiang Drum Tower on the way. Stay overnight at Rongjiang.
Meals: Breakfast, LunchBasha Miao Village
Accommodation: In Rongjiang
 

Day 7

Rongjiang    Zhaoxing
Driving to Zhaoxing via Congjiang, and it is around 90km, needs around 2.5 hours. You will have chance to visit 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

 

Day 8

Zhaoxing    SanjiangChengyang Wind and Rain Bridge
Drive to Sanjiang Dong Autonomous after breakfast. It is about 110 km from Zhaoxing to Sanjiang, needs nearly 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 9

Sanjiang    Longsheng
Continue your driving to Longsheng in the morning( around 100km, 2-2.5 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
 

Day 10

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 the hotel to catch up some rest after a long-driving journey.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

 

Day 11

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)
 

Day 12

Guilin    Shanghai
A leisure day will be waiting for you today. Transfer to Guilin airport to catch a flight from Guilin to Shanghai, it takes around 2 hours on the plane. Upon arriving at Shanghai airport, our local guide will meet you at the exit and transfer to have a rest in your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast,
Accommodation: In Shanghai
 

Day 13

Shanghai
A full day sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple - famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg. And then, go to Yuyuan Garden - a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby Chenghuangmiao Old Street. After lunch time, you will have an exterior tour of the Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower- the most charming landmark of Shanghai. And then, go for shopping in Nanjing Road - the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, and have a leisure walk along the Bund - famous as a group of building known as "a Gallery of world architecture". After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional Night Activities: Acrobatic Show (daily)
 

Day 14

Departure Shanghai
The day is free for leisure activities until we board the home bound International flight.
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

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

  • JAN, FEB, DEC
  • MAR, JUN, JUL, AUG
  • APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV
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
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
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Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4745   5035   5628
2-5 persons 2828 3391 2972 3681 3269 4274
6-9 persons 1989 2495 2128 2773 2424 3365
10 persons & above 1531 1886 1690 2204 1943 2711
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4867   5225   5881
2-5 persons 2920 3513 3099 3870 3427 4527
6-9 persons 2081 2617 2254 2962 2582 3618
10 persons & above 1608 2007 1793 2379 2098 2988
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4940   5339   6100
2-5 persons 2972 3586 3172 3985 3552 4746
6-9 persons 2134 2690 2327 3076 2708 3837
10 persons & above 1664 2088 1868 2497 2205 3170

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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