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2018 Guizhou Ethnic Group Festival Tour

2018 Guizhou Ethnic Group Festival Tour
• Tour Code: GGT100
• Starting Price: USD1056 per person
• Departure Dates: Mar 26
• Features: Private guide & vehicle
• Starts from: Guiyang
• Departs from: Guiyang
• Destinations: Guiyang 

 

  • Day 1, Mar 26: Arrival in Guiyang, Meet & Greet at Airport, Transfer to Hotel
    Meals Included: No meals 
     
    Meet and welcome at airport,then you will be transferred to hotel for check-in. Taking a shower at hotel to get refreshed, after lunch you will visit Hongfu Buddhist Temple. Hongfu Buddhist Temple is built in 1667, the largest temple of Zen Buddhism in Guizhou province.As its name called Hongfu, which means to develop Buddha's spirits and to benifit mankind. You can pray for fortune here.Bell Tower and the Drum Tower are just standing on the both side, on entering the gate of the temple. In a short time you will arrive at the first hall named Heavenly King, where you can see the statues of Maitreya Buddha and the four Heavenly Kings in one place. All the Walls of this hall are cover with steles of sutra and colorful paintings, followed by the Bodhisattva Hall and Mahavira Hall, the decoration styles are differnt form the first hall, Jade Buddha and 18 arhats homed at these two halls. After dinner you will be transfer to hotel.
    Day 2, Mar 27: Guiyang, Zhijin Cave
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, transfer to Zhijin, see see a Miao festival(Side Comb Miao), visit Zhijin Cave-the largest and most beautiful cave in China, transfer back to hotel
     
    In the morning, you will be picked up at by your friendly guide, then move toward to Zhijin, upon arrive there you can choose to attend a great festival of Miao people or see the beauty of Zhijin Cave. Miao people will dress their most speacial and beautiful costume during the festival. Their clothes are decorated with silver thin slice and colorful embroidery, they will also wear a silver hat then, please do not have the question: Do they feel heavy when waering a silver hat? Of course they do not feel heavy at all. Their hats are designed and made by themselves carefully. When the attractive beauties wearing the beautiful clothes they will be more chargming. Or you can choose to visit Zhijin Cave. Zhijin Cave has four parts: Zhijin Old Town, Zhijin Cave, Jiehe Gorge and Hongjia Ferry among which the Zhijin Cave is the most attractive and famous. In this cave, there are more than forty kinds of karst formations. Compared to those caves in other parts of the world, Zhijin Cave boasts many unique features, is called 'King of Caves'. Halls in the cave are extremely long and wide. One seldom sees so many varieties and such high-grade karst accumulations, such as the rare curlstone (a kind of stone). The cave get a highly praised name as a huge underground palace. After dinner you will be transfer to hotel in Zhijin.
     
     
    Day 3, Mar 28: Zhijin/Bijie
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, see another Miao Festival(White Miao), transfer to Bijie, stay at Bijie hotel
     
    In the morning, you will be driven to see another Miao Festival(White Miao), White Miaoa live far from noisy city, at this remote but peaceful region, during the festivl, Miao women and unmarried girls in festival dress with large wooden horns come to join the festival, this is the non-tourist area, local people will be surprised to see westerners, after the festival, drive to Bijie. 
     
     
    Day 4, Mar 29: Bejie/Weining
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, explore the Miao culture, after lunch, transfer to Weining, visit Yi village (if time permits), stay at Weining  
     
    After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to another place to see the Miao here, the Miao live in barren limestone region, agricultural crops mostly are corns and potatoes, less rice is available, a few families still grow hemp to make clothes. after lunch, drive to Weining, if time permit, see a Yi village, the Yi are one of the earliest residences in Guizhou who maily live in the northwest of Guizhou with high elevation who still keep their own unique cultures.
     
     
    Day 5, Mar 30: Weining/Liupanshui
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, Miao people visiting, transfer to Liupanshui, stay at Liupanshui
     
    In the morning , you will visit the Miao at Weining, many of the Miao here are Methodists, because foreigners had been to this region, the Miao here are very poor, but they are very friendly and hospitable, the best food of them is potatoes, after the visiting here, drive to Liupanshui.
     
     
    Day 6, Mar 31: Liupanshui 
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, attend the 'Tiao Hua Po' festival, stay at Liupanshui hotel
     
    Today we drive to see 'Tiao Hua Po' festival. During the festival, thousands of Small flower Miao women and gilrs in colorful orange yellow dress come to participate the festival, they walk afar from their homes hidden behind karst hills. 
     
     
    Day 7, April 1: Liupanshui/Liuzhi
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, visit Side Comb Miao, transfer to Liuzhi, see the Four Seals Miao, on the way to Liuzhi, stay at Liuzhi hotel
     
    Today you will see the life of Miao people, the Side Comb Miao(another kind of Side Comb Miao), the Miao women here are particularly skilled in batiks making and farmer’s paiting. drive to Liuzhi, on the way, see the Four Seal Miao.  
     
      
     
    Day 8, April 2: Liuzhi/Anshun
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, visit Long Horned Miao, visit a Buyi village and see wax printing demonstration, stay at Anshun
     
    Visit Long Horned Miao if the road is accessible, the Long Horned Miao is a small branch of the Miao who have only some 4000 people and live in 12 villages at the borders between Liuzhi city and Zhijin county who keep special culture such as wearing long wooden horns for festivals, markets and weddings, etc, drive to Anshun. On the way, visit a Buyi village and see wax printing demonstration.  
     
     
    Day 9, April 3: Anshun/Guiyang
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, visit Huangguoshu Waterfall, drive to Guiyang, stay at Guiyang 
     
    In the morning you will visit Huangguoshu Waterfall, the Huangguoshu waterfall is the largest waterfall in Asia though which you can enjoy its spectacular waterfall from the left, right, inside, front and bottom, if you don’t like the waterfall, we may drive to the remote area to see a small festival, drive to Guiyang. 
     
     
    Day 10, April 4: Guiyang
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, visit Miao people, transfer back to hotel
     
    After breakfast you will be driven to see two kinds of different Miao. For many travel agencies and tourists, Guiyang is just to stay overnight or visit the touristic Qingyan old town, however, there are still some unknown non-tourist Miao villages worth visiting for their village life and festival costumes, because they are different types of Miao, their costumes are also different and speacial.
     
     
    Day 11, April 5: Departure from Guiyang
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Activities: pick up at hotel, transfer to Guiyang airport

     



  • Budget Prices 

    Valid Time

    Room Type

    2-4 Pax

    5-9 Pax

     

    10 Pax & Above

    Mar 26 to April 5

    Double/Triple Occupancy

    USD1955

    USD1320

     

    USD1056

    Single Room Supplement

    USD368

    USD368

     

    USD338

     

             

    Pricing Policy
    Prices are based on per person with double/triple occupancy
    Infants (under 2 years of age) traveling with parents: free of charge
    Child (2-12 years of age) sharing a bed: 85% of the adult price
    Child (2-12 years of age) sharing no bed: 65% of the adult price

    Booking Notice
    Departure dates upon request at your time of convenience
    Minimum of two persons are required at the time of booking
    This is an exclusive private tour (with private guide and private vehicle)
    If you prefer to book your own hotels, we are glad to deduct the room rates for you
    What’s Included
    Hotel accommodations with daily Buffet Breakfast at hotel
    Transportation in an air-conditioned car/van/coach 
    Services of an English-speaking guide
    Entrance tickets to mentioned attractions
    Meals for the guide and driver
    All government taxes
    Drinking water, coffees, jam, travel insurance, etc
    What’s Not Included
    Lunch and dinner
    International flight tickets
    Optional activity costs
    Gratuities to guide & driver
    Any other personal expenses
    Reservation
    For reservation, please send an email to info@GrandChinaTravel.com. Please inform us: the tour code;  the series you choose (deluxe, standard or budget); the number of travelers; your name as appeared in passport; your passport number; the date of arrival in China and your international flight number. For information on reservation, payment and cancellation please read our Terms & Conditions.

     

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    Guizhou Ethnic Group Festival Tour

    Guiyang

    Regal Hotel Guiyang or similar

    Zhijin

    Bijie

    Grand Dragon Hotel Bijie or similar

    Weining

    Weining Hotel or similar 

    Liupanshui

    Times Holiday Hotel Liupanshui or similar

    Anshun

    Perenc Hotel Anshun or similar

    Regal Hotel Guiyang
    Add: No. 115 North Ruijin Road, Yunyan District, 550003 Guiyang, China
    Tel: +86-851-6521888
     
    Towering over the skyline of North Ruijin Road, Regal Hotel Guizhou is a modern, cosy setting where well-equipped guestrooms can be expected. Guiyang Railway Station is located 30 minutes' drive away, while Guiyang North Railway Station can be accessed in 25 minutes' taxi ride. It takes 40 minutes by car to Guiyang South Railway Station and Longdongbao International Airport. With calming tones and soft lighting, all rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a safety deposit box. In the bathroom, there is a hairdryer and a standing shower. You may work out in the gym, or enjoy a drink with travel mates in the bar. There is a business centre where you can check work updates. 
     
     
    Zhijin Cave Hotel
    Add: Guanzhai Triangle Garden,Zhijin County, Bijie City
    Tel: +86-857-7812024 
     
     
    Grand Dragon Hotel Bijie
    Add: No.2 Guihua Road, Bijie City
    Tel: +86-857-8290007
     
     
     
    Times Holiday Hotel Liupanshui
    Add: No. 66 Middle Road Zhongshan, Liupanshui city
    Tel: +86-858-8108888
     
     
    Perenc Hotel Anshun
    Add: Wanlucheng Square Huangguoshu Main Street, Innenstadt, Anshun, 561000, China
    Tel: +86-851-33517777
     
    Opened in 2015, the Perenc Hotel offers travelers a pleasant stay in Anshun, whether for business or leisure purposes. With Free in-room Wi-Fi and easy access to the Downtown Area, this hotel makes a convenient choice. Traveling to the hotel is easy with Anshun Railway Station located approximately 0m away and Anshun Huangguoshu Airport roughly 0m away. The on site restaurants serve both Chinese and Western dishes. For guests wishing to dine from the comfort of their room, room service is available. At the end of a busy day, travelers can unwind and relax in the hotel or go out and enjoy the city. Those with business requirements will appreciate the on-site meeting rooms and business center. The gift shop offers a range of local products which make perfect gifts for family and friends. This Anshun hotel offers free parking on site. Rooms are equipped with a range of amenities to ensure you have a pleasant stay. In addition, city views, bathtubs and minibars can be found in a selection of rooms. If cleanliness is important to you, this hotel makes an excellent choice, as our guests consider this to be one of the cleanest hotels in the city. For guests traveling with families, this hotel is consistently one of the most popular choices.
     
     

     

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