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Explore an incredible tour to the most charming countryside, Guizhou in depth for 8 days. The home to around 48 of China’s ethnic groups, which is full of unique customs and traditions. You will be viewing main attractions such as the largest waterfall in China, natural wonders while meeting the Miao tribes and trying special delicacies as added bonuses in this Switzerland-like city.


About This Trip

Price: From 2,890 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Spring and Autumn
Experience: Culture, History, Natural, Village


Tour Highlights
  • Visit Huangguoshu Waterfall
  • Explore unique Datang Village
  • Discover Donglang Rice Terraces
  • Experience Guizhou culture



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!



Day 1: Welcome to the Capital!

The first day is devoted to the city center and to the nearby famous sites around it, where you can check out the local life as well as the local food.
  • Pick up from airport and drive to hotel.
  • Enjoy your first taste of Guizhou cuisine for lunch.
  • Head to Jiaxiu pavilion.
  • Explore the magnificent Jiaxiu pavilion built during the Ming dynasty that has weathered time beautifully. Learn more about the art forms in the past, from the rich collection of woodworks by ancient artists, stone engravings, paintings, calligraphy works, and seeing many other interesting things.
  • Stroll peacefully in the city center visiting the Flowers and Birds markets in Guiyang, which will be an interesting look into the local life of Guizhou.
  • Transfer to hotel.
  • Walk to the Guiyang Food Street in your free time to sample the local food Guizhou has to offer.

Day 2: Grandest Huangguoshu!

The second day is dedicated to the scenic wonders of the Huangguoshu Waterfall and other beautiful spots in the surroundings.
  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Huangguoshu Waterfall.
  • Explore the impressive Huangguoshu Waterfall, situated in Anshun and other amazing sights in the area.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3: Lovely Miao!

The third day is focused on your first close up of one of the famous ethnic minorities of Guizhou - the Miao people. The day will be spent on getting to know them by visiting their unique villages.
  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Kali.
  • Visit the Kaili Museum, showcases the interesting history of the ethnic minorities in the Guizhou area.
  • Stop for lunch.
  • Drop by the Nanhua Village, home to the Miao people where you will be introduced to their local home structure and their cultural traditions.
  • Visit the Jidao Village to further study and learn more about the Miao people and their striking features such as traditional costumes (especially the women) and house  constructions.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 4: Colors of Ethnicity

The fourth day is centered on more interesting Miao villages and Rongjiang County to enjoy the popular Kaitun rice terraces on the way.
  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Langde Village.
  • Explore the mysterious and beautiful Langde Village, the most famous ethnic village among the others to learn further about the Miao people and their cultural traditions.
  • Stop for lunch.
  • Drop by the unique Datang Village, the only Miao village where the women and girls wear short skirts and not the traditional long skirts of the Miao people and also wear special jewelry and ornaments, which are reminiscent of the Tang dynasty.
  • Head to Lijiang.
  • Observe the local life and discover the Kaitun rice terraces along the way.
  • Arrive in Rongjiang.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 5: Authentic Exploration

The fifth day is allocated for getting to know of China's ethnic minority and exploring the epic scenery of Guizhou. An overnight stay in one of the ethnic villages will complement your learning as well.
  • Pick up from hotel and drive to local market.
  • Enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of the local market in Rongjiang for more insight into the Guizhou local life.
  • Head to the Baji Dong Village, an introduction into one of the ethnic minorities residing in Guizhou - the Dong people, where the cradle of Dong dances and festivals will be interesting to explore.
  • Stop for lunch.
  • Drop by the quaint Jiuri Village to proceed the exploration of ethnic China.
  • Discover the beautiful and peaceful Donglang Rice Terraces.
  • Visit the Kongming Village, full of mystery and the stuff of legends surrounded by amazing scenery.
  • Enter the Dangniu Miao Village where you will stay overnight and experience village life.

Day 6: China’s Switzerland!

The sixth day is reserved for trekking throughout the countryside of Guizhou and more encounters with the ethnic groups in their respective villages.
  • Set out early and trek from Dangniu Miao Village to Jiaju village, as this is where the starting point is.
  • Go on the nature hike to encounter villages of the ethnic minorities and their day-to-day tasks.
  • Visit the village and learn more about their culture, customs, and traditions while enjoying the scenery.
  • Arrive at hotel before lunchtime.
  • Drive to Zhaoxing where you will be stopped for a while to visit Bapa and Huanggang Villages along the way, which are Dong minority villages and worth experiencing of how picturesque and beautiful they are.
  • Arrive in Zhaoxing.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 7: Lively Dong village

The seventh day is spent in the active Dong minority town of Zhaoxing where you get to decide which activity you would like to participate. You can have some leisure time, go around the village, or do some hiking. Just choose what you can do for the day and roll with it to have a memorable time here.
  • Spend the whole day leisurely relaxing.
  • Go around Zhaoxing , one of the largest Dong villages in the province to get to know more about their Dyeing craft.
  • Trek/hike through the beautiful countryside of Zhaoxing.

Day 8: Goodbye Guizhou!

The eight day bids farewell to the ethnic Guizhou, you had a blast exploring with us before departure. You will be escorted safely to the airport for your flight back home.

Tour Location

Kempinski Hotel Guiyang

The gorgeous Guiyang Kempinski Hotel is located in the heart of the city’s business center, a 5-minute drive from the scenic Nanming River. Jiaxiu Tower, a great cultural icon on Fuyu Bridge over the Nanming River, is an 8-minute drive away. Stands at 53 stories, the property is the landmark of the south-west area of Guiyang.
  • 5-star
  • Offer elegant European-style rooms and suites with city view
  • Offer a business center, car rentals and currency exchange
  • 2 Restaurants On Site
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport 5 km
  • Guiyang North Train Station6 km

Sofitel Guiyang Hunter

Avg Price: 749-1125 RMB Address: 33 Dusigaojiaqiao Road Nanming District, Nanming District, 550002 Guiyang, China Hotel Facilities: Free WiFi, Pool, Fitness Center, Non-smoking rooms, Spa Located in the heart of Guiyang, adjacent to Hunter Shopping Mall, Every spacious and cozy room features magnificent views of Guiyang through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
  • 5-star
  • 274 air-conditioned rooms and suites
  • 2 ballrooms and 11 functional rooms equipped with state-of-art audio-visual facilities
  • Various dining and drink options
  • Good for ancient landmarks, spicy food and local food
Traffic Instructions
  • Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport 8 km
  • Guiyang North Train Station5 km

Anantara Guiyang Resort

Surrounded by green mountains, Anantara Guiyang Resort offers luxurious accommodations in Guiyang. It boosts spacious guestroooms with elegant furnishings, a seasonal outdoor pool and the signature Anantara Spa.
  • 5-star
  • Featuring views of the mountain or garden, rooms here are all designed with oriental charm
  • 4 restaurants serving from authentic Thai and Chinese specialties
  • Provide Thai and Chinese cooking classes
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport 7 km
  • Guiyang Train Station8 km

Terms & Conditions

  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.

Please Note

  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
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  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
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