6-Days Private Tour: From Guizhou to Guilin

6-Days Private Tour: From Guizhou to Guilin

From Guizhou to Guilin, through the ancient Miao villages to the peaceful Yangshuo county...this tour offers you an off the beaten path route to explore the real life of the local ethnic minorities, appreciate the marvelous Karst landscapes and enjoy a leisurely life in the rural villages.

You will be picked up from Guiyang hotel and dropped off at your Guilin or Yangshuo hotel.


Day 1: Guiyang--Huangguoshu Waterfall--Guiyang. Stay at Guiyang

Stop At: Huangguoshu Water Falls, Zhen Ning Bu Yizu Miao Zu Zizhi xian, Zhenning County, Anshun 561022 China
After breakfast, drive about 2 hours to Anshun for today’s trip to Huangguoshu Waterfall, which is the largest waterfall in Asia with 74 meters high and 81 meters wide. You will appreciate different views of the waterfall, especially go behind the waterfall and see how water starts dropping and touch the waterfall.

After lunch, you will visit the Tunbao Village in Tianlong. The culture of Tunbao (Tun Bu) is unique and traditional, such as the special traditional clothes, which are designed respectively from head to foot, and Di Xi, a kind of drama that performers should wear masks and hold the stage property for performing.

After Tunbao Village, We will drive back to Guiyang city around 18:00pm.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Guiyang--Kaili. Stay at Kaili

Stop At: Qingyan Ancient Town, Qingyan Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang 550027 China
At 09:00am, our driver and guide will meet you your hotel lobby and transfer to Qingyan Ancient Town which was established in 1378 by Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644).

At first Qingyan was a post station, an important link on the ancient post route from Guangxi to Guizhou. Government documents and military intelligence were sent to and from the station. Later, an army was based there and built up the settlement as a garrison.

Today the town covers an area of 3 square kilometers. It retains much of its original layout and many of its ancient buildings, from the Qing (1644–1912) and even the Ming dynasty. Visitors can see well-preserved stone-slab lanes, archways, watchtowers and battlements.

The town was originally built of stone. Fantastic stone walls still remain, with gates facing north, south, east and west. There were originally eight stone tablets outside the gates and three of these remain today, each with intricate sculptures.

Many other historical relics survive. Among its 37 tourist attractions are 9 temples, 8 shrines, 5 pavilions, 3 caves, 2 ancestral halls, 1 palace and 1 academy. There are also 3 ancient archways. Most of these ancient buildings are exquisitely carved with terrapins, dragons and other traditional Chinese patterns.

Less exquisite but still of interest are the remains of a catholic and a protestant church. The protestant church is still in use.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Miao Village, Nanhuamiao Village, Sankeshu Town, Kaili 556008 China
Before check in the hotel in Kaili, we will visit the Lanhua and Jidao and Langde Miao villages due to those villages just nearby the Kaili and need one hour driving from the Kaili city center.
The Langde village is 30 km away from Kaili. Surrounded by green mountains,Langde Village is situated beside a crystal-clear stream. You have to drink "block-the-way" wine when you arrive (a local custom for welcoming the guests). Twelve tables are placed in the middle of the path from the highroad to the gate of the village. Then visit the traditional Miao-style stilt houses enjoy sweet Miao folk songs. After that,you could have a free walk on the roads and courtyards in the village paved with cobbles or bluestone.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Kaili--Congjiang. Stay at Zhaoxing

Stop At: Xiaohuang Village, Gaozeng Country, Congjiang County 557400 China
At 9:00am, we will transfer to Congjiang, on route, we will stop at Shiqiao village first.
The Shiqiao Miao Village located about 2.5 km southeast of Danzhai County, The Miao Ethnic there still lives a self-sufficient living style. The village is renowned for its traditional paper-making. It is a nice place for travelers, especially for calligraphers to experience and learn the traditional paper-making.

Currently, Shiqiao Miao village has over 300 households with a total population of more than 1300. There are about 60 households are engaged in paper-making. There is no denying that most Miao people there are good at paper-making.

After that, we will transfer to Yintan Dong village in Congjiang. This village was similar village as Xiaohuang village.
The Yintan Dong village, about twenty kilometers away from Congjiang, is one of the most representative Dong villages in Guizhou for its Dong buildings and daily life of this minority. Although the houses are fairly recent (50-100 years ago ), the rules for the Dong buildings have been met. Taking a good look at the natural environment of the village, the houses, the drum towers, the pavilions, they are competely different from the ones in West! The drum tower of the village soars to 21 feet high in the center of the village. Wherever one is, one can not miss the center f Yintan. Travelers have the feeling of being immersed in time amidst extremely well preserved buildings.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yisha Miao Nationality Village, North of Congjiang County, Congjiang County 557400 China
Finally, we will go to the Basha Miao village, this village is one hour driving away from Zhaoxing village.
Basha is a very special and old Miao Ethnic village and is virtually untouched in any way by modernization. Basha residents still live in their wooden houses, practice centuries-old customs and have their own unique beliefs. The village is perched on a hill, 5 kilometers from Congjiang. Legends say that Basha's ancestors immigrated from heartland China to this isolated mountainous region over 2,000 years ago.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zhaoxing DongZhai, Southeastern of Liping, Liping county 557700 China
Tonight you will stay at Zhaoxing village, is one of the largest Dong Villages in Qiandongnan area in Guizhou. Walking into Zhaoxing Dong Village, one will feel as though the clock is being turned back. All the buildings in the village are wooden-stilt houses. This is a picturesque village noted for the beautiful natural sights and unique ethnic flavor. It is surrounded by verdant mountains with a crystal stream running through.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Congjiang--Longsheng. Stay at Ping'an village

Stop At: Dong Nationality Style Village of Zhanli, Zhanli Village, Gaozeng Coutry, Congjiang County 557400 China
Before driving to Guangxi, we can visit the other Dong village, like the Huanggang or Zanli village.
Here is some info of those two villages:
Huanggang village:

As one of the gatherings of the Dong ethnic people, Huanggang village celebrates many local festivals. The most important two are held on Jan 7 and June 15 of the Chinese lunar calendar. Located in remote mountains, Huanggang continues production and living customs that have lasted for thousands of years.

Zhanli village:
About 16 kilometers away from Congjiang county, Zhanli village serves as a gathering point for the Dong ethnic group, accommodating 836 villagers in 186 households. Ancestors of Zhanli made a rule during the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to achieve balance between the population and the amount of cultivated land.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Guyi Town, Sanjiang 545500 China
After the Congjiang, we will head to Chengyang village nad need 2hrs driving. After the purchase the entrance tickets, our driver will takes you to the car parking which is near the Chengyang Wind and Rain bridge and we need to walk through the bridge into the villages.
The 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. Constructed with wood and stones, its surface is paved with wooden boards and both sides are inlayed with railings. On the bridge itself, there are five tower-like kiosks with 'horns' and eaves which resemble the flapping wings of birds.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Chengyang Bridge Scenic Resort, Within the County, Sanjiang 545500 China
After pass the Chengyang bridge, you will go into the Chengyang village.
The ChengYang Dong village is located in the northern part of SanJiang County, bordering Guizhou to the northwest and Hunan to the northeast. Hengyang Village is made up of 8 small villages. You will enjoy many Wind and Rain Bridges, Drum-Towers, traditional wooden houses, rice fields, bamboo water wheels, villager dance and song performance during your visit here, you may also go and see the traditional Dong homes and carpenter’s family, savor local dishes, and learn about the ancient customs of the Dong people as well.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
When we finished visit the Chengyang dong village, we will need 2hrs driving again to reach the Ping'an village and you will stay there for tonight.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Longsheng--Guilin. Stay at Guilin

Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
Today we can visit the Ping'an village and Dazhai village as well, you can go those two villages by car or by hiking.
After that, we will transfer to Guilin hotel(2hrs driving) or Yangshuo hotel(3hrs driving) and check in your hotel there.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Guilin--Yangshuo. The tour end.

Stop At: Xianggong Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
At 09:00am, our driver and guide will meet you at Your Guilin or Yangshuo hotel then transfer to Yangshuo Xianggong hill.
The Xianggong Mountain in the beginning, was merely an obscure small karst hill on the west bank of Li River in Yangshuo County of Guilin. A few years ago, a local photographer took some pictures on the top of this mountain and won the bronze prize in an international photography contest, making Xianggong Mountain famous overnight. From then on, it became a popular tourist destination beloved by enthusiastic photographers.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Yulong River, Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China
After the Xianggong hill, we will trasnfer to the Yangshuo Yulong river and take the bamboo boat from there.
The Yulong River, with its dramatic karst landscape, silky water, and ancient bridges, is a great place for bamboo rafting. Known as 'the Little Li River', it’s a tributary of the Li.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: West Street, East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900 China
Next, go to West Street and we can have a lunch there.
This is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. Situated at the center of Yangshuo County, the street has become, since the 1980's, a window of eastern and western culture and the biggest 'foreign language center' in China. It is the most prosperous district in Yangshuo, and, each year, approximately 100,000 foreigners come here on their travels or to attend advanced studies. Visitors are attracted to West Street by its unique mix of cultures.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Impression Sanjie Liu, No 1, Tianyuan Rd Lijiang Shanshui Theater, Yangshuo County 541999 China
At 18:40pm, our guide will meet you at the West street area then head to the Impression Sanjie Liu Light show, you should eat the dinner before the show due to after the show, our driver will directly takes you back to the hotel and of course, we will help you to book the show tickets.
Different from other shows in an enclosed space, the show - Impression of Liu Sanjie stages in the actual Li River which stretches 2 km (1.25 miles). The mist, moonlight, together with 12 Karsts peaks and their inverted reflections in the river all creates a spectacular natural backdrop. The large-scaled lights system, special smoke-effect system and the overwhelming sound system in harmony with the natural landscape presents a visual feast to audients.
After the show, we will drop off you at your Guilin or Yangshuo hotel. Of course, you can stay at Guilin and Yangshuo longer or if you want add more days at this trip, also it's possble for us and you can book it first and we can discuss via the email. Thank you.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Can add more days if you want"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 6 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotels at Guiyang city central.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • 6x Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • The private car & private guide
  • The all the costs of the driver and car
  • The entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Huangguoshu Water Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Miao Village
  • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
  • Entry/Admission - Xianggong Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Yulong River
  • Entry/Admission - Impression Sanjie Liu

No Incluye

  • The hotels & Breakfast & Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Yisha Miao Nationality Village
  • Entry/Admission - Zhaoxing DongZhai
  • Entry/Admission - Chengyang Bridge Scenic Resort


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