Multi-Day Tour | Private

Hidden Guizhou - China (12 days)


Guiyang, China To Kunming, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018


Day 1
Guiyang, China
Sheraton Hotel Dinner

- You will be met by your WildChina guide upon your arrival at Guiyang airport, with your private vehicle and chauffeur on standby

- Admire the curved eaves of Ming Dynasty Jiaxiu Tower

- Meet some macaques while walking through Qianling Park

Day 2
Guiyang, China
Zhijin, China
Local 4 Star Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Travel by car to Zhijin Cave (2 hours), where you will encounter karst stalactites and stalagmites

Day 3
Bijie, China
Zhijin, China
Local 4 Star Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Travel by car to the area of Qianxi (1 hour)

- Visit Yutang Miao village

- Visit Jingo village, home to both Yi and Miao

- Wander through a sea of rhododendrons at Baili Azalea Nature Reserve

Day 4
Bijie, China
Wening Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Travel 1.5 hours to Luoga village and enjoy a special “cuotaiji” Nuo opera performance

- In the afternoon, visit Caohai (“Sea of Grass”) Nature Reserve, famous for its cranes, storks, and eagles

Day 5
Bijie, China
Wening Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Hike to the top of Jiucaiping, the highest mountain in Guizhou (1.5 hour drive)

- Visit Longchang Miao village

Day 6
Bijie, China
Liupanshui Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

- Pay a visit to Shimenkan (“Stone Gateway”), home to the Large Flowery Miao and once hailed as the center of Miao Christian culture

Day 7
Bijie, China
Liuzhi Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Admire the impressively large headdresses of the Long Horn Miao in Suoga village

- Puji Temple and prayer ceremon

- Option 1: return to Guiyang, trip ends

- Option 2: continue with post-trip extension

Day 8
Huangguoshu, China
Bijie, China
Huanguoshu Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Travel to Huangguoshu Waterfall, one of the largest waterfalls in China

- Float through the Longgong (“Dragon’s Palace”) Caves on a boat

- Visit Tianxingqiao’s floating stone forest

Day 9
Huangguoshu, China
Zhenfeng Hotel Breakfast, Lunch

- Enter Zhongdong, a Miao village hidden away inside a large cave

- Embark on a boat down Getu River

- Visit Chuandong Miao village

Day 10
Huangguoshu, China
Xingyi Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Enjoy a special singing performance by the Buyei people in Nachan village

- Drop by the Black Miao village of Liyuba

Day 11
Huangguoshu, China
Xingyi Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Explore the Forest of Ten Thousand Peaks, where grey-green karst formations jut out against yellow-green fields

- Either hike around the deep rift that is Maling River Gorge or raft down Maling River

Day 12
Kunming, China
Huangguoshu, China
None Breakfast

- You will be escorted to Kunming Airport (2-3 hours’ drive) for your flight

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Guizhou may be one of the poorest provinces in China, but it is remarkably rich in minority culture and natural beauty. This southwestern province is home to several minorities, including many types of Miao as well as the Yi and Buyei people, each with their own special clothing, customs, and language. Guizhou's natural beauty ranges from jutting karst peaks and gushing waterfalls to river gorges and azalea gardens. On this trip, discover the hidden side of Guizhou: wander inside a cave village, visit a floating stone forest, enjoy a Buyei musical performance, and indulge in some bird watching at a nature reserve.

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By: Angie

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2014

Our travel agent used the services of Wild China for our recent trip to Shanghai and Beijing. Overall the guides were good and having their services proved very helpful in a country where the language & driving were very different from our own. 2 of our 3 guides were quite insightful & accommodating and enhanced our trip in many ways. Our only complaint was that 1 of the guides in Shanghai was quick to deliver us to tourist-trap locations where she would receive a kick-back from any purchase we made. We only learned of this after we had already made a few unwise purchases and then wished maybe we had spent less time with her. My advice would be to use the help, but be forewarned & slightly wary of any guide suggested "tours" or shopping.

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By: Lisa580

Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2016

WildChina provided outstanding service during our recent trip to China. Our guide, Anna, was suburb! Thank you, WildChina!
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By: Bookstaver

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

Wild China setup up the perfect itinerary for my trip to China and Tibet. A different well versed guide met me in each section of my trip and showed me the trip of a lifetime
Travel Advisor:  Rachel Dicker

Fantastic trip

By: Jeff

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

Very good experience. Well thought out trip and every detail was covered. Flexibility was also a key factor.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Rosenberg

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By: Guy

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

We spent two full days touring Beijing with Wild China and they really could not have been better. Couldn't ask our guide a question he couldn't answer about what were seeing (and in 9.5/10 english fluency). Always on time and always with a smile and great attitude throughout the tour. Very flexible, even on the fly! We made several requests in the car that required slight deviations from the original plan. No problem.
Travel Advisor:  Trish Mercer