12 Days South China Tour of Guizhou and Guilin

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

Tour Code:TGT-CH-10

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from:US$ 1554 Free Inquiry
Guangzhou-Guizhou-Guilin-Guangzhou Tour

Summary

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 1Arrival 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

Guangzhou Tower
Guangzhou Tower

Day 2Guangzhou

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 3GuangzhouGuiyang

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

Ersha Island
Ersha Island

Day 4GuiyangKaili

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

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
Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village

Day 5KailiRongjiang

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 6RongjiangZhaoxing

Driving to Zhaoxing via Congjiang, 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

Basha Miao Village
Basha Miao Village

Day 7ZhaoxingSanjiang

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 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 8SanjiangLongsheng

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 Terrace
Longji Terrace

Day 9LongshengGuilin

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 and Elephant Trunk Hill the symbol of Guilin City. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill

Day 10GuilinYangshuo

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, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 11YangshuoGuilinGuangzhou

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 12Departure Guangzhou

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

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4226 4385 4681
2-5 person 2371 2872 2451 3031 2599 3328
6-9 person 1481 1914 1554 2061 1702 2357
≥10 person 1088 1406 1133 1498 1290 1811
January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4252 4451 4745
2-5 person 2384 2898 2484 3097 2631 3391
6-9 person 1494 1940 1587 2126 1734 2421
≥10 person 1101 1432 1166 1563 1326 1882
January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4261 4507 4796
2-5 person 2389 2908 2512 3153 2656 3442
6-9 person 1499 1949 1615 2183 1759 2471
≥10 person 1104 1440 1194 1620 1354 1938
Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, 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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