7 Day Guiyang and Undiscovered Villages Tour

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7 Days Guiyang, KaiLi, Zhenyuan Tour

Highlights: Jiaxiulou, Qianling Park, Hongfu Temple, Wuyang River with boating, Matang Ge Stronghold, Zhengyuan Acient Town, Jidao Miao Village, Qinglongdong Cave/Green Dragon Cave, Shidong Ancient Town, Qingman Miao Village, Shiqiao Miao village

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Guiyang, Flight not included

Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Guiyang)

Day 2

Place & Transport: Guiyang to KaiLi

Today's Activities: Jiaxiulou, Qianling Park, Hongfu Temple, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guiyang to KaiLi

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Jiaxiulou: Built in 1598, and is one of the symbols of Guiyang. The tower is a timberwork building with attics,and twelve stone pillars at the bottom.It is surrounded by a marble balustrade. Jiaxiu Tower is linked with the Fuyu Bridge which connects both the south and north banks.
- Qianling Park: Situated on Qianling Hill, which is 1.5 kilometers from the center of Guiyang City, the park covers an area of 426 hectares. First built in 1957, it is a unique park in the city and a 4-A National Tourist Attraction.In the park, there are verdant old trees spreading their shades, the Qianling Lake rippling in the breeze, the Nine-winds Path zigzagging up the mountain and fish swimming leisurely in the Seven-star Lotus Pond.
- Hongfu Temple: Located on Qianling Mountain and built in the early Qing Dynasty, it is one of the key Buddhist monasteries open to tourists in China, one of the key provincial class cultural relics, the largest Buddhist monastery in Guizhou and a notable tourist spot.

Day 3

Place & Transport: KaiLi to Zhenyuan

Today's Activities: Matang Ge Stronghold, Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Zhenyuan, Wuyang River with boating

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Matang Ge Stronghold : Located in Longchang Town, Matang Ge Stronghold is 21 kilometers north away from Kaili. Matang is famous for its wax printing with bright colors and exquisite designs. Local women start to learn the wax printing from eight or nine years old. When they are 15 or 16 years old, they have become experts on dotting the wax on the cloth. Once you arrive in Matang, you will fell into the world of the wax printing, and unavoidably feel dizzy. In addition, there are some special wooden houses to accommodate tourists. When touring parties come here, village people are organized to sing songs and dance, wearing martial-looking national costumes. It will be a wonderful trip there.

Day 4

Place & Transport: Zhenyuan to KaiLi

Today's Activities: Zhengyuan Acient Town, Qinglongdong Cave/Green Dragon Cave, Our guide and driver will escort you from Zhenyuan to KaiLi, Jidao Miao Village

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Dongjialou Restaurant

- Zhengyuan Acient Town: A small hidden town,stroll along the Ancient Walk Way, visit the Ancient Well and the Residence of the Fu family, built 300 years ago.
- Qinglongdong Cave/Green Dragon Cave: Built in Ming Dynasty and has a history of 500 years, enduring damaged and repaired for many times, this ancient complex now occupies an area of 21000 square kilometers,and is divided into six parts, such as the cave, Zichan Academy, Longevity Palace, etc.
- Dongjialou Restaurant: "Dongzhailou" restaurant is located in the center of Kaili. It is specializes in Dong cocina de minoría Dong.
- Jidao Miao Village: Jidao Miao Village is set in idyllic surroundings where life is poor and simple. Local people tend their fields for many generations and live in traditional wooden houses that are hundreds of years old. The whole village has a tranquil atmosphere.

Day 5

Place & Transport: KaiLi

Today's Activities: Shidong Ancient Town

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Shidong Ancient Town : Shidong Ancient Town is very famous for their silver wares, ornaments, and their traditional ways of making them. Here you will see the whole process of how local people make silver wares.

Day 6

Place & Transport: KaiLi to Guiyang

Today's Activities: Qingman Miao Village, Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Guiyang, Shiqiao Miao village

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Qingman Miao Village: Qingman Miao Village is located 23 kilometers southwest of Kaili City. Here visitors will at local ethnic families how their traditional clohes are made and dyed.
- Shiqiao Miao village: A Miao village is well known for silk felt making whilst Shiqiao village has a history of paper making whose ancient traditional methods of production are still followed today.

Day 7

Place & Transport: Depart Guiyang, Flight not included

Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Guiyang)

Meals: Breakfast

Tour Summary

Tour Dates Destinations Transport Today's Activities Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Guiyang Flight not included Airport Transfer (Guiyang) \
Day 2 Guiyang to KaiLi Jiaxiulou, Qianling Park, Hongfu Temple, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guiyang to KaiLi B,L
Day 3 KaiLi to Zhenyuan Matang Ge Stronghold, Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Zhenyuan, Wuyang River with boating B,L
Day 4 Zhenyuan to KaiLi Zhengyuan Acient Town, Qinglongdong Cave/Green Dragon Cave, Our guide and driver will escort you from Zhenyuan to KaiLi, Jidao Miao Village B,L
Day 5 KaiLi Shidong Ancient Town B,L
Day 6 KaiLi to Guiyang Qingman Miao Village, Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Guiyang, Shiqiao Miao village B,L
Day 7 Depart Guiyang Flight not included Hotel to airport Transfer (Guiyang) B

Tour Price

Your Group Size Tour Class

Low Season

(Nov.16 - Mar.31)

High Season

(Apr.01 - Nov.15)
1 Person Superior Class
Deluxe Class
Tourist Class
2-5 Person Superior Class
Deluxe Class
Tourist Class
6-9 Person Superior Class
Deluxe Class
Tourist Class
City Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Guiyang Ramada Plaza Guiyang Sheraton Guiyang Hotel
KaiLi Heaven Sent Hotel Heaven Sent Hotel Kaili Guotai Hotel
Zhenyuan Zhenyuan Fucheng Hotel Zhenyuan Fucheng Hotel Zhenyuan Fucheng Hotel

* Prices are in US dollars per person. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 3, 2012), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2012), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 21-26, 2012).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Inclusions:

  • Entrance Fees:
    To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals:
    All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers:
    Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Guiyang, KaiLi, Zhenyuan by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
  • Guide:
    As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  • Hotels:
    Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
    All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes:
  • Insurance
    The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers:
    Between airports and hotels.
  • Arrangements:
    The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Exclusions:

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
    Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  • Personal Expenses:
    Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals:
    Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Guiyang Overview

As the capital of Guizhou Province in China, Guiyang is located in the east of Yun-Gui Plateau, which is one of the central cities in the southwest region as well as transportation hub and business travel services center with the name of “the Pearl on the Plateau”. It is the intersection of three railways: Chuan-Qian Railway (from Hunan Province to Guizhou Province), Gui-Kun Railway ( from Guiyang to Kunming City in Yunnan Province) and Qian-Gui Railway (from Guizhou Province to Guangxi Province), which covers a total area of 8,034 square kilometers (3,101 square miles) with the urban area of 2,403 square kilometers (928 square miles).

Huangguoshu Waterfall

Guiyang administers 7 districts, 1 county-level city and 3 counties, namely: Wudang District, Nanming District, Jinyang New District, Yunyan District, Huaxi District, Baiyun District, Xiaohe District; Qingzhen City; Kaiyang County, Xiuwen County, Xifeng County. Guiyang is a multi-ethnic area with a total population of 3.93 million, among which 2.72 million people were urban residents, including 23 minority nationalities inhabiting in the city with Han Nationality. The number of the Buyi Nationality and the Miao Nationality rank the first and the second place among the minority nationalities in Guiyang City. Nowadays Guiyang has become an intriguing attraction for the visitors from all over the world with its unique natural sceneries, precious historical relics and traditional folk customs, all of which endow the city with a profound sense of history in the process of its development.

Guiyang

The topography of Guiyang extends from the west to the east with a high altitude in the south and north and low altitude in the middle, and the fantastic Karst landform is distributed in the area in a large scale. There are the high lands and the hills as well as the basins, the terraces and the valleys, with the highest peak of 1,762 meters (5,781 feet) and the lowest altitude of 506 meters (1,660 feet), and the altitude in the center of the city is about 1,071 meters (3,514 feet) above the sea level.
 

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