12 Days Off The Beaten Track of Guizhou & Guangxi with soft trekking

This is a special package bring you to explore the remote regions of Guizhou and Guangxi. You will not only view on the stunning landscape creative by the magic of nature, but also stops at difference minorities ‘ villages by trekking across the rice fields, forest, mountain, rivers. People in those palaces are still keep their traditional cultures and life style more than hundreds year ago.

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Day 1 Guiyang Arrival (-/-/-)

Arrive at Guiyang airport , after meeting with your local guide at airport, transfer to downtown to check in your hotel.
Overnight at Guiyang 

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Day 2 Guiyang-Ziyun (B/L/-)

Morning transfer 2-2.5hrs to Ziyun County. Upon arrival, make 2hrs trekking in Getu River National Park ,the Getu River is a national scenic and historic interest zone, which integrates karst landforms and landscapes, an ecological envieronment, scientific investigations and explorations, suspension coffins, tombs in caves, and ethinic customs and lifestyle.
Later you will take a boat along the river to visit a Miao Village hidden in the park. You will see some coffins of the local miao people located inside at some higher places of the rocks. 
After that, go back hotel.
Overnight at Ziyun


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Day 3 Ziyun-Xingyi (B/L/-)

This morning, make a trekking (2hrs ) up to mountain for the visiting of Zhongdong Miao Village -- in the waist of a hill elevated at 1800m. Around 70 villagers from 18 households call this place home, and they are labeled as the last cave-dwelling tribe in Asia. This incredible and secluded habitat controversially summarized as heaven or hell, is occupied by these “barbarians” during the past centuries. If you want to witness it through your own perspective, better hurry up in case they disappear sooner or later.
Afterward, drive to Xingyi (3hrs) located in the southwest Guizhou, connects Guizhou and Yunnan, it is the most representative examples of the evolution of Karst topography in China.
Here make the sightseeing (2hrs) at Xifenglin (the west part of Wanfenglin ) the 'Forest of Ten Thousand Peaks'. This scenic area contains the vast majority of the county's cone Karst. It's 25 kilometers from the station and 18 kilometers on from Maling River Gorge. The way is clearly marked by large brown signs written in English indicating directions to the region's touring routes and photo hotspots to view the misty falls and geologic wonders
After tour , check in your hotel
Overnight at Xingyi 

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Day 4 Xingyi - Guiyang (B/L/-)

After breakfast , morning star your trekking along the trail (2-3hrs ) to visit Mailinghe River Gorge
 it was authorized for the National Geopark of China by Ministry of Land and Resources of the PRC;moreover, it was promulgated as the national natural heritage by MOHURD
After tour , you will transfer back to Guiyang ( 2.5-3hrs ) and check in your hotel
Have a good rest at room for the long tour of next day.  
Overnight at Guiyang


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Day 5 Guiyang -Kaili -Rongjiang (B/L/-)

After breakfast, transfer to Kaili (3-3.5hrs) , visit Langde Long Skirt Miao village the village has three village gates. Houses supported by wooden pillars with a suspension roof and twisted corridors are built on the mountain slope. Most wooden buildings were built from 1616-1911,Five streets lead to the village. Two public recreation centers---Flute Center with the ground paved with cobbler, a small cultural museum of the Miaos and the former residence of an insurrectionary general of the Qing Dynasty were built in the village.
Afterward, further the driving to Rongjiang county (3.5hrs ) On the way, stop to visit Datang Short-skirt Miao Village stands out from other Miao villages in the region because of the distinctive style of dress worn by Miao females in the village. All the females in Datang Miao Village wear extremely short skirts, as short as 10 centimeters long (make that "short"!) in some instances. The most amazing thing about this is that the females of Datang Miao Village wear this extremely short skirt all year round, even in freezing winter.
And Qiaotu Shui Village Shui is one of the 55 minority groups in China, with a population of 300,000. They migrated into Guizhou from the lower reaches or Yangtze River many years ago. Different from some other minority groups, Shui people have their own written language. Shui means water in Chinese. Shui culture is similar to Dong's, it is also water culture, or river culture. Shui people often live on both sides of the rivers or streams. Special things in Shui Region: Batik, horse hair embroidery(baby carriers)
Overngiht at  Rongjiang  


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Day 6 Rongjiang- Zhaoxing (B/L/D)

After breakfast, begin trekking along the countryside small road (9km ) to visit Zhanli Dong Village it is a beautiful ethnic Dong village with good vegetation and plants, river flowing in front of the village, stilted buildings strewn along the riverside, drum and wind-rain bridges stood upright in the village. In this village, almost 98% of households give birth to two children, one girl and one boy; virtually no two girls or two boys rearing in a family. It is real strange in China . There is a mystical secret that Huanhua herb has the ability to help Dong people propagate one girl and one boy in a family. It is said that if there is a boy in family, the next child will be girl after taking Huanha herd, vice versa. The huanhua herb secret was kept and inherited by Pharmacist in village
Afternoon, visit Basha Miao village a unique and noted Miao village under the jurisdiction of Bingmei Town of Congjiang Coungjiang County. It is 7.5kms from the county town and under its jurisdiction are four natural villages of about 2000 people.
Basha is a bold and powerful tribe. Men with roers rifles and daggers have the skill of hitting a willow twig 100 yards away by an arrow. What most strange is that all the men wear their hair in a bun. The scene is unique for the Miao in the country. In the village are ancient trees towering into the sky and passage ways covered by the shade of trees.
Continue to drive to Zhaoxing town (1.5-2hrs ) for overnight. Zhaoxing is a pretty Dong minority town nestling in a valley a long way away from anywhere. It's full of old wooden buildings, wind and rain bridges, and drum towers, and surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Overnight at Zhaoxing


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Day 7 Zhaoxing (B/L/-)

Morning visit Tang’an Dong village, renowned as the "most primitive Dong Village" in China. The village is 5 km from the Zhaoxing Village, 72 km from the county town of Liping. The country road stretches to the village, which is located on amountainside and is surrounded by green mountains and overlapping terrace. There are about 800 people and 160 households in the village. The village has more than 700 years' history, though it hasn't got any written records of its history.
Afterward, take a trekking (2.5hrs ) by the small trail via rice fields back to Zhaoxing Old Town.
Overnight at Zhaoxing


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Day 8 Zhaoxing -Sanjiang -Longsheng (B/L/D)

Early in the morning, transfer to Longsheng of Guangxi (4.5hrs ).
After meeting with your guide from Guangxi side.Take a trekking (2hrs) from Guzhuanzhai Village to Pingan Yao Village. Later, check in your hotel.
Overnight at Longsheng


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Day 9 Longsheng- Guilin ( B/L/-)

In the morning, take a half day tour of Longji Terraced Fields which is a fascinating scenic spot for tourist. Being one of the 12 top class scenic spots in Guanxi province, the fields has a history of 600 years, which were first constructed in Yuan dynasty and completed in early Qing dynasty. These fields are result of hundreds of year’s wise management and hard work. The shinning terraces lace the mountain slopes like silver ribbons in spring. And summer breezes ripple the surface of the paddies in great waves. In fall layers of yellow crops make golden pagodas, and in winter hosts white snow dragons are said to make the terraces their home. The fields have combined magnificence and elegance, and form some of the finest scenery in China.)
Afterward, take the green coach to parking lot of the park.Continue drive to Guilin ( 3-3.5hrs). Check in your hotel.
Overnight at Guilin


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Day 10 Guilin - Yangshuo (B/L/-)

After breakfast , transfer to Yangshuo. Drop off at Yangdi pier. Start the hiking (5-6hrs ) to Xingping along the riverbank. The famous sites to be covered in route including Yangdi, Langshi, Nine-hours Mural Hill, Yellow Cloth Shoal and Xiping.
Drive to Yangshuo after the short rest at Xingping. Check in your hotel in Yangshuo.
Overnight at Yangshuo


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Day 11 Yangshuo (B/-/-)

Whole day free at leisure to discover the lovely town by yourselves.
Lunch and dinner on your own account.
Overnight at Yangshuo

 


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Day 12 Yangshuo - Guilin Departure (B/-/-)

After breakfast , free at leisure before pick up from hotel , and transfer to Guilin airport  (1.5-2hrs ) for your departure flight