More than 20 ethnic minorities are living in Guizhou. Due to the difficult access in the past, these minorities have successfully preseved their traditions and customs. This tour will bring you to their villages to experience their unique lifestyle.
Arrvial in Guilin. Pickup and transfer to Yangshuo. Yangshuo is the most idyllic town in Guilin. En route visiting the Xiang Gong Shan for a magnificant panorama over the karstland along the Li River.
Bike tour along the Yulong River, enjoying the idyllic landscapes composed of hills, brooks and farms, followed by a bamboo rafting tour. Free at leisure in the afternoon.
Transfer to the railway station Guilin. Highspeed train to Congjiang. Pickup and transfer to Zhaoxing, the biggest town of Dong People. Strolling in the Zhaoxing Town and visiting the Drum Towers, landmark of a Dong Village.
Visiting the Zhanli Dong Village in the morning. There are two springs in Zhanli with magic power for gender determination. In the afternoon, halfday hiking downhills from Tang'an village to Zhaoxing.
Car ride to Jiabang. En route visiting the Basha Miao Village. Miao was once the rivalry of Dong in struggle for land. They can differentiate themselves from Dong by their black costumes, the hair dress of male Miao and their elevated houses.
Jiabang has the biggest coherent rice terraces of this region. You will be surely impressed by its imposing scale and beauty. Afterwards transfer to Kaili, the capital city of Dong & Miao Prefecture of Southeast Guizhou. Visiting the local ethnic museum.
Take highspeed train to Panzhou. Pickup and car ride to Xingyi in the west of Guizhou. Xingyi is located at the eastern edge of the Yunan-Guizhou Plateau, in an attitude of 1,200m, an ideal high level for human living, with dry and warm weather all round the year.
The landscape of Xingyi is characterized by thousands of pyramid-shaped hills and rocks. It is called as Wanfenglin (literally translated means forest of ten thousand mountains), which invites perfectly a biking tour, distance up to 30KM.
Half-day excursion to the Malinghe Gorges, visiting a local village of Buyi ethnic minority en route. Free at leisure in the afternoon. (Alternatively you can make a whole-day excursion to the Duoyi River with a drifting tour).
Transfer to Xingyi Airport. Depart.