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17 Days Guizhou Yunnan Colorful Minority Tour

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Disvover the best of Guilin, Guizhou and Yunnan as you visit unique ancient Miao & Dong Minority villages, view the dramatic karst landform and learn about the ethnic minority features in this 17 Days China Guizhou Yunnan Colorful Minority Tour Package. This China guided tour from Guilin takes you to Yanghsuo, Guizhou, Shangri-La and Dali with hassle-free, city transportation, and it offers you friendly local guides who are eager can enhance your visit to each famous diverse heritage sites.

Duration: 17 days, 16 nights

Attractions(Cities):
Guilin, Yangshuo, Longsheng, Sanjiang, Zhaoxing, Congjiang, Rongjiang, Guizhou,Kaili, kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la

Pick-up point:
Guilin International Airport (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Kunming International Airport (based on your requirment)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

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Summary

Day 1 Arrive in Guilin
Day 2 Guilin:
Elephant Trunk Hill Park, Daxu Ancient Town, Reed Flute Cave
Day 3 Guilin:
Boat Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, Li River, West Street
Day 4 Guilin:
Longsheng Town, Longji Terraced Fields, visit Local Village
Day 5 Guilin-Zhaoxing: 
Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Zhaoxing Dong Village
Day 6 Zhaoxing-Congjiang:
 Tang'an village, Basha village
Day 7 Congjiang-Rongjiang: 
Chejiang Dong village, Rongjiang Ancient Town
Day 8 Rongjiang-Kaili: 
Datang Miao Village, Ethnic Minorties Museum
Day 9 Kaili:
Shiqiao Miao village, Qing Miao village, Local family visit
Day 10 Kaili-Kunming: 
Kaili to Kunming by flight, Gragon Gate
Day 11 Kunming:
Jiuxiang Caves, Stone Forest
Day 12 Kunming-Dali:
 Kunming to Dali by flight, Bai unique culture, Boat cruise on Erhai Lake
Day 13 Dali-Lijiang: 
Lijiang Ancient Town
Day 14 Lijiang:
Jade Gragon Mountain
Day 15 Lijiang-Shangri-La: 
Stone Drum Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, leave for Shangri-La
Day 16 Shangri-La:
Songzanlin Lamasery, Pudacuo National Park
Day 17 Shangri-La Departure

Day 1 Arrive in Guilin

  • Place&Transport: Arrive in Guilin (The international flight not included)
  • Today's Activities: Transferred from Airport to your hotel.
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Guilin
  • Meal: N/A

Day 1 Arrive in Guilin

Welcome to Guilin! After arrived Guilin, you are greeted by your guide at the airport outside the luggage claim area with a welcome signage displayed and then transferred to the Hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax and recover from jetlag. 

Day 2 Guilin

  • Place&Transport: Guilin
  • Today's Activities: Elephant Trunk Hill Park, Daxu Ancient Town, Reed Flute Cave
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Guilin
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 2 Guilin

After breakfast, meeting you at your hotel lobby, and you will take a visit to the iconic sight-Elephant Trunk Hill Park, which is one of the four top Guilin attractions that all visitors coming to town usually stop by. Regarded as the symbol of Guilin city, the site is the most famous karstic hill formation out of the many rising straight out of the ground throughout the city. 

Have a quiet and cozy experience in Daxu Ancient Town, was founded at the beginning of the Song dynasty (960 – 1126). It is one of the four famous ancient towns in Guangxi Province. A 2.3km-long and 2m-wide stone-paved street runs through the town with various ancient buildings lining the sides of the street. These structures date back to Ming and Qing dynasties. 

After lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Then continue your tour to Reed Flute Cave, which is known as "the Palace of Natural Arts” is located in the northwest of Guilin City, 5 kilometers away from the center of the city. It is a cave on the southern shoulder of the Guangming Hill (Bright Hill) and is one of the most extraordinary scenic spots in Guilin. Counted as "must-see" sights in Guilin as well as Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill and Folded Brocade Hill.

Afterwards, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 3 Guilin

  • Place&Transport: Guilin to Yangshuo by boat
  • Today's Activities: Boat cruise, Li River, West Street
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Yangshuo
  • Meal: B, L

Day 3 Guilin

In the morning, you will take a boat cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo (5 hours). And you will have a lunch on the boat. From Guilin to Yangshuo, the prominent landforms are karst peak clusters. The Li River flows around these mountains to form valleys. The scenery is the best in Caoping, Yangdi and Xingping. There are beautiful scenes of Nine Horses Fresco Hill, Yellow Cloth Reflection, and Half Side Ferry. The Li River landscape's appearance varies at different times of the year, from different viewpoints, and during different climates. 

After arrived in Yangshuo, free on your own to explore the attractions at West Street. 

At last, drive you back to your hotel.

Day 4 Guilin

  • Place&Transport: Yangshuo to Longsheng
  • Today's Activities: Longji Terraced Fields, Experience local Zhuang and Yao minorities’ culture
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Longsheng
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 4 Guilin

Today, after breakfast, you will be transferred to Longsheng(2.5 hours). After arriving the Longsheng, you will visit the Longji Terraced Fields. Probably built 650 years ago, Longji Terraced Fields are now famous for its large scale of rice paddies on the mountain, stacked up to form a rather spectacular view.

After lunch, climbing the Longji Terrace Field. While climbing up to the mountain top, you can experience the rural lifestyle of local villages, which are mainly dwelled by Yao and Zhuang minorities. Minority culture is another big highlight besides the spectacular terraces and unique traditional houses in Longji Terraced Fields. The area is inhabited by Yao and Zhuang Minority nationalities. Yao women are famous because of their unique clothing and hair style. They are famous for having longest hair in the world as they never cut their hair. 

Drive you back to your hotel.

Day 5 Guilin-Zhaoxing

  • Place&Transport: Longsheng to Sanjiang to Zhaoxing
  • Today's Activities: Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Zhaoxing Dong Village
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Zhaoxing
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 5 Guilin-Zhaoxing

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Sanjiang(1.5 hours). Then you will visit Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, also called Yongji Bridge or Panlong Bridge, spans the Linxi River of Sanjiang County. Built in 1916, it is 64.4 meters (73.43 yards) long, 3.4 metes (3.72 yards) wide and 10.6 meters (34.78 feet) high. See unique Dong houses and architectures when you visit the wind and rain bridge.

Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Then drive you to Zhaoxing(4 hours).Upon arrival, you will visit Zhaoxing Dong village, which is boasts a landmark of five drum towers and beautiful bridges and is known as the most famous Dong Village in China and it is one of the largest Dong villages with over 800 households and more than 4,000 inhabitants in Guizhou. 

At last, drive you to your hotel in Zhaoxing.

Day 6 Zhaoxing-Congjiang

  • Place&Transport: Zhaoxing to Congjiang by driving
  • Today's Activities: Tang’an village, Basha village
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Congjiang
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 6 Zhaoxing-Congjiang

Today you will be escorted to Congjiang from Zhaoxing(1 hour). Then you will experienceDong minority custom at Tang’an Dong village, a village built on a steep mountain slope and surrounded by terraced paddy fields. Visit Basha village, an original Miao village in Congjiang in Southeastern Guizhou Province. Experience local Miao people’s traditions dating back to the Qing Dynasty (around 2200 years ago).

After the tour ends, drive you back to your hotel in Congjiang.

Day 7 Congjiang-Rongjiang

  • Place&Transport: Congjiang to Rongjiang
  • Today's Activities: Chejiang Dong village, Rongjiang Ancient Town
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Rongjaing.
  • Meal: B, L

Day 7 Congjiang-Rongjiang

This morning, your destination is Chejiang Dong village, one of the largest Dong villages located along a river among mountains. 

See its big Banyan tree with a 300-year history in the village and experience local life. 

Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Head to Rongjiang Ancient Town to see a culture mixture of Dong and Miao minorities. The town has been existed for more than 2000 years. Enjoy a lunch in local restaurant in Rongjiang Ancient Town.

Drive you back to your hotel.

Day 8 Tongjiang-Kaili

  • Place&Transport: Rongjiang to Kaili
  • Today's Activities: Datang Miao Village, Ethnic Minorties Museum
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Kaili.
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 8 Tongjiang-Kaili

After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and our guide will take you to kaili. And you will visit Datang Miao village in Kaili, which is a village famous for its women' short skirts and waterproof granaries. The most extraordinary thing about this is that the females of Datang wear their short skirts all year round, even in freezing winter. Well dressed up Miao girls are performing dance for tourists. You'll be captivated by their charming miniskirts.

After lunch at the local Chinese restaruant, continue your tour to stroll in the village and to learn more about minorities' custom and culture of Southeastern Guizhou in Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum.

Then drop you off your hotel after the tour ends. 

Day 9 Kaili

  • Place&Transport: Kaili
  • Today's Activities: Shiqiao Miao village, Qing Miao village, Local family visit
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Kaili.
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 9 Kaili

In the morning, you will pay a visit to Shiqiao Miao village, which is a romantic retreat imbued with magical healing power. Blessed with idyllic landscape, mysterious Miao culture, inviting customs, colorful festivals as well as the over 1400-year-old paper making practice. Then we have a chance to see China Traditional Paper-making process. 

After lunch, continue your tour to Qing Miao village, drink a small cup of wine prepared for honored guests by the local before you step into the village, have a personal touch through a local family visit, and a chance to see traditional way of clothes and dresses made by dyed fabric.

Finally, drive you back to your hotel.

Day 10 Kaili-Kunming

  • Place&Transport: Fly to kunming
  • Today's Activities: Kaili-Kunming by flight, Gragon Gate
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Kunming
  • Meal: B, L

Day 10 Kaili-Kunming

In the morning, free on your own to explore some attractions near your hotel until our guide take you to the airport. 

Be greeted by our local guide at the exit of airport with a welcome signage when you arrived in Kunming. Then you will be escorted to your hotel and help your hotel check-in and you can have a rest.

In the afternoon, you will have a visit at the Dragon Gate on Xishan nearby the Dianchi Lake, appreciate its grottoes, sculptures and corridors dating back to 1781 to 1835 carved by a Taoist monk and his co-workers.

Afterwards, drive you back to hotel.

Day 11 Kunming

  • Place&Transport: Kunming
  • Today's Activities: Jiuxiang Caves, Stone Forest
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Kunming
  • Meal: B, L

Day 11 Kunming

Today you will visit one of the limestone highlights Jiuxiang Caves, with hundreds of large and small caves, Jiuxiang scenic area owns the largest scale, number and most unique caves. It is a unique international karst geological park. According inspecting demonstration of cave scientists, Jiuxiang karst caves are located in dolomite which formed 600 million years ago. 

Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Then you will step into the Stone Forest, Walk into the Greater Stone Forest, marvel at groups of gray-black stone peaks and climb up a pavilion to have a panoramic view of the intricate stone forest. Visit the Lesser Stone Forest and listen to the legendary story of “Ashima”. It will be a real treat to visit the extraordinary natural stone forest.

Afterwards, drive you back to your hotel and the rest of the day free on your own to explore other attractions.

Day 12 Kunming-Dali

  • Place&Transport: Kunming
  • Today's Activities: Kunming to Dali by Flight, Bai unique culture, Boat cruise on Erhai Lake
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Dali
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 12 Kunming-Dali

This morning, pick you up from your hotel lobby, drive you to the airport for your flight to Dali. 

Enjoy a comfort and relaxed transfer to Dali. Our local guide will meet you at the exit of the Airport with a welcome signage. Then you will discover Bai unique culture in Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, a historical and typical concentration for Bai people. 

Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Later, take a leisure cruise on Erhai Lake, and you can visit temples and small islands in the lake. In the simple ceremony, three different kinds of Bai tea are served. Islands in the lake include Guanyin Ge (Guanyin Pavilion), Jinsuo Island, NanzhaoFengqing Island and Xiao Putuo Island. Then wander in the Ancient City of Dali to enjoy a nice evening.

At last, drive you back to your hotel.

Day 13 Dali-Lijiang

  • Place&Transport: Dali
  • Today's Activities: Dali to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Lijiang
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 13 Dali-Lijiang

After a morning relaxation, Leave for Lijiang. You can have a rest after you arrived.

After lunch at a local Chinese restaurant, then explore a well-preserved ancient city - Lijiang Ancient Town. Three old districts in this small city retain a special character of Naxi and Han construction and Naxi customs, arts and culture. It was a former trading town and a stop for traders carrying goods on the “Chama Road” trails. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 following an earthquake and reconstruction in 1996 that returned the city to a more ancient look.

You will be transferred to your hotel after the tour ends.

Day 14 Lijiang

  • Place&Transport: Lijiang
  • Today's Activities: JadeGragon Mountain
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Lijiang
  • Meal: B,L

Day 14 Lijiang

After breakfast, meet your at your hotel lobby.

Today, our guide will take you to visit Jade Dragon Mountain. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a sanctuary for rare animals and wild plants. In fact, one fourth of all plant species in China can be found here and 20 primeval forest communities shelter a big family of 400 types of trees and 30 kinds of animals which are protected by the state. These species live in different temperature levels and create different kinds of views. The 13 peaks, which have the altitudes of at least 4,000 meters, are covered by snow all year round; the mountain is also called the "Natural Glacier Museum" for it has all types of glacier. 

After finished, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 15 Lijiang-Shangri-La

  • Place&Transport: Lijiang
  • Today's Activities: Lijiang to Shangri-la, Stone Drum Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Lijiang
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 15 Lijiang-Shangri-La

Today, our guide take you to view the first bent of the Yangtze River at Stone Drum Town, whose base of mountain standing for the First Bay on the Yangtze River.

Have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

Continue your tour to take a Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking. Tiger Leaping Gorge gets the name because it is too narrow for a tiger to easily jump over the Jinsha River. You will be shocked by its magnificent gorge and have a chance to see Yulong Snow Mountain and overlook the Jinsha River Valley., one of the deepest and most marvelous gorges in China. Experience Naxi people’s culture on the hiking route. The hiking is one of the most exciting hiking routes in China.

Finally, you will be transferred to Shangri-la.

Day 16 Shangri-la

  • Place&Transport: Shangri-la
  • Today's Activities: Songzanlin Lamasery, Pudacuo National Park
  • Accommondation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Shangri-la
  • Meal: B, L, D

Day 16 Shangri-la

Today, you will explore Tibetan culture at Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province. It was originally built in 1679 A.D., and it was finished in 1681. It was a main temple used by Tibetans who lived in Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet and other areas in the southwestern part of China. 

Later, have a walk in Pudacuo National Park, a well-preserved ecosystem within the virgin forests. And Lake Bita and Lake Shudu are scenery not to miss in the park.

After lunch at local restaurant, the rest of the day is free on your own to explore other attraction.

Day 17 Shangri-la Departure

  • Place&Transport: Shangri-la
  • Today's Activities: Shangri-la Departure
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: B

Today is on your own, and later you will be escorted to airport and you can fly back home. And your 17 Days wonderful trip comes to the ends. Hope you have a pleasant trip!

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes


    1. Transportation: Inter city flights including 

        airport taxes, trains, buses, etc., specified 

        in the itinerary Private car with 

        air-conditioning in every tour city 

    2. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based on 

        two persons sharing one standard room; 

    3. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western 

        breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and dinner

        in local restaurants 

    4. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned in

        the itinerary will be covered All first 

        admission/entrance fees in the itinerary 

    5. Tour guide: Tour guide: In every tour city of

        China, each tour is conducted by a 

        professional tour guide 

    6. Free baggage allowance: Passages holding 

        adult-fare air tickets are entitled to free 

        baggage allowance of 40 kg for first class,

        30kg for business class,and 20kg for 

        economy class.No free baggage allowance

        is granted to infants free baggage transfer 

        between airport and hotel 



Price Excludes


    1. Chinese visa.

    2. International or domestic air tickets which 

        are not listed in the itinerary.

    3. Meals not specified in the itinerary.

    4. Tips for guides and drivers.

    5. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry, 

        optional tours, postage, excess baggage 

        charge, entertainment fees out of the itinerary.

    6. Single Room Supplement. 

    7. Taxi Fee


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