Fri, Sep 29|
【Highlights of Guizhou】Fanjin Mt/Miao Village
In the southwest heartland of China, there is a magical land - Guizhou, where the mountains, waters, forests are all the uncanny workmanship of nature.
Time & Location
Sep 29, 12:00 AM – Oct 05, 11:50 PM
About the event
Date & Price:
June 22th-28th, 2023
Early bird price: ONLY 5790rmb!
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September 29th - October 5th, 2023
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Day 1: Guiyang City Arrival
Welcome to Guiyang, Guizhou! Your local guide and driver will meet you at the arrival hall of the airport during 18:30-19:30, and then escort you to your hotel. Have a good rest for the exciting trip.
Day 2: Guiyang - Anshun - Guiyang
After breakfast, you'll drive to visit the Huangguoshu Waterfall, one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia. The area is Guizhou’s number one tourist attraction. 101 meters wide, plunging 78 meters down into Xiniu Pool (Rhinoceros Pool), an 11-meter (36-feet) deep rhinoceros-shaped pool, and sending foam up to a height of 100 meters. The roar of the water can be heard some kilometers away. Rainbows appear on sunny days, adding a touch of extra beauty to the majesty of the cascade.
In the afternoon, you'll drive to visit Baojiatun, well-preserved ancient village with a history of more than 600 years. If you are lucky, you could watch the live "Nuo Opera" or "Di drama" , characterized by its special features such as ferocious masks, unique dresses and adornments. The purpose of "Nuo Opera" is to drive away devils, disease and evil influences, and also to petition for blessings from the gods.
Day 3: Guiyang - Libo
After breakfast, you'll drive to vist the Seven Small Arches Scenic Park (Xiao Qi Kong) (3.5hrs drive). Here you will find both surprise and delight. Seven Small Arches Scenic Park is a narrow valley within the natural forest. Renowned for its beauty, it affords visitors breathtaking views of stunning green water lakes, magnificent waterfalls that drop from the karst landform cliff, and idyllic forests that are picture postcard perfect. From here, move on to Libo Scenic Area (40min drive) for further exploration onboard a ferry boat across the lake, an experience that provides an altogether different perspective of this stunning scenic area.
Day 4: Libo - Kaili
After breakfast, drive to Daizhai Village to experience the "Batik Art". Batik is a craft inherited through generations among the Miao ethnic group in southwest China's Guizhou, and has a history of more than 2,000 years. Danzhai County is a major cradle of the Miao ethnic group's batik craft. Bees wax melting, patterns drawing, indigo dyeing, and fabrics boiling are the main procedures of making batik by local people. The folk artwork is famous for its elegant color, graceful patterns and rich cultural meanings.
After lunch, you'll drive to Shiqiao to experience ancient papermaking. Shiqiao Miao village is located in Danzhai County of Guizhou Province and has a history of more than 2,000 years in papermaking, since the middle of the Tang Dynasty. Miao people there have kept and preserved their ancient techniques and now the village is considered as the “living fossil” of ancient papermaking.
Day 5: Kaili - Fanjing Mountain
After breakfast, you'll drive to visit another Miao Village - Langde (1hrs drive) with totally different style from others where you could experience the most authentic ethnic cultures. On arriving at the entrance you could behold some beautifully dressed girls blocking your path. It's a welcome party and guests are allowed in after drinking their twelve courses of way-blocking wines -- a most ceremonious etiquette.
After the welcoming ceremony, you walk into the Langde Miao Village. Enjoy the traditional performance by Miao girls in their costumes and silver ornament; learn catching fish or Chinese embroidery at the local house.
In the afternoon, you'll drive to the Fanjing Mountain Scenic Area(4hrs drive) and stay there for the night.
Day 6: Fanjing Mountain - Zhenyuan
After breakfast, you'll go visit the legendary Fanjing Mountain. Fanjingshan National Nature Preserve was listed as the UNESCO World Natural Heritage in 2018 with the peculiar conspicuous mountains formation in sea of karst retained from the remote era 65-2 million years ago and praised as the No.5 Buddhist Mountain in China for being the place of enlightenment of Buddha Maitreya. You will hike up to the eye-catching Red Clouds Golden Summit to witness the praisable Fanjingshan Temple built on the top, walk to the landmark mushroom-like stone, have the panorama of the vast enchanting Mount Fanjing from the best sightseeing place on the Old Golden Summit, pray at the sacred large Chen En Temple cluster, and enjoy more beautiful stones and rocks, Buddhist sites, etc.
In the afternoon, you'll drive to visit the Zhenyuan Ancient Town(2hrs drive), which has long been an ancient town of the Miao people. Time-honored history endows Zhenyuan Ancient Town with many rich and generous cultural relics, making it much like a historic garden. The town covers only an area of 3.1 square kilometers but greets you with more than 160 scenic spots including caves, palaces, pavilions, temples and rivers with their unique architecture, exquisite engravings and marvelous natural landscape. Among them are the famous Wuyang River Scenic Area and elegant ancient complex in the the Black Dragon Cave (Qinglong Cave) - beckoning sights not to be missed by any visitor to eastern Guizhou.
Day 7: Zhenyuan - Guiyang Departure
Enjoy the leisure time in the ancient town, after lunch, you'll take the bus back to Guiyang City (4h drive) and departure.
* Please book your return flights departure after 6pm.
√ Transport: 6 days of private local transport
√ Tour guide: Expert service from an experienced English-speaking local tour guide
√ 6-nights' accommodation: 6 nights at 4-star hotel or boutique guesthouse in Guizhou with daily breakfast
√ 1 main meal
√ Entrance Tickets and activities listed in the itinerary
√ Travel insurance
√ first-aid kit, water, etc
What's not included:
× Main transportation (flights) from and to Guiyang× the rest of the lunch and dinner during the trip
× Single room supplement 1500rmb(Apr/Jun); 1700rmb(May/Jul/Aug/Sep/Oct)
× Personal expenses and unexpected expenses