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China Ethnic Villages Quest Tour

10-Day Kunming, Lijiang, Guiyang, KaiLi and Xijiang Tour

The region of ethnic Miao village exudes an off-the-beaten-path feel of a place that time is in the process of forgetting. Experience the special lifestyles in different cities along the China discovery tour.
Tour Code:CH-02
Destination:Kunming, Lijiang, Guiyang, KaiLi and Xijiang
Tour Days:10 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
Reasons for your choose China silk road tour:
  • Our specialist tour operators designed ths Miao minority village tour to show you the colourful culture in Yunnan.
  • This China discovery tour cover 10 days the major Yunnan cities - Kunming, Lijiang, Guiyang, KaiLi and Xijiang.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Kunming, Flight not included Airport Transfer (Kunming) /
Day 2 Kunming The Stone Forest, Kunming Hand Workshop B,L
Day 3 Kunming-Lijiang Yuantong Temple, The Grand View Tower, Green Lake Park, Hotel to airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Lijiang) B,L
Day 4 Lijiang Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow) B,L
Day 5 Lijiang The Black Dragon Pool, Shuhe ancient town B,L
Day 6 Lijiang to Kunming to Guiyang, Flight No. TBA, connect China Southern Airlines CZ3666 Dep 20:40 - Arr 21:30 Lijiang Ancient Town, Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang), Airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Guiyang) B,L
Day 7 Guiyang Cultural Village in Tianlong, Huangguoshu Waterfall and Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area, Batik Museum B,L,D
Day 8 Guiyang-Kaili Shiqiao Miao village, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guiyang to KaiLi, Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum, Qingman Miao Village B,L,D
Day 9 KaiLi to Xijiang to KaiLi Jidao Miao Village, Embroidery Museum , Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Xijiang, Xijiang Miao Village, Our guide and driver will escort you from Xijiang to KaiLi. B,L,D
Day 10 KaiLi to Guiyang (Watch the Video ) to Departure City, Flight not included Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Guiyang, Airport Transfer (Guiyang) B

Itinerary for this tour travel packages

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Kunming, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Kunming)
Meals:Breakfast
Hotels:King World Hotel (Economy) Kunming New Era Hotel (Deluxe)/

Day 2
tour travel packages:Stone Forest Stone Forest

Place & Transport:Kunming
Today's Activities:The Stone Forest, Kunming Hand Workshop
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.
Hotels: King World Hotel (Economy)Kunming New Era Hotel (Deluxe)/

- The Stone Forest :The magnificent, strange and steep landscape of the Stone Forest creates countless labyrinthine vistas, all of which feature stones in various formations. Animals, plants, and even human figures can be found here. Some are elegant, some are rugged, and each is lifelike with its own distinguishing characteristics. Geologists say that the Stone Forest is a typical example of karsts topography.
- Kunming Hand Workshop: Located near Yangzong Lake, Kunming Hand Workshop sell the embroidery clothes, wall carpet and some ethnic style embroidery hand crafts.

 
Day 3
tour travel packages:Yuantong Temple Yuantong Temple

Place & Transport: Kunming to Lijiang , Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities:Yuantong Temple, The Grand View Tower, Green Lake Park, Hotel to airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Lijiang)
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Sanhe Hotel Lijiang (Economy)Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel (Deluxe)/

- Yuantong Temple :Yuantong Temple is the largest and most active temple in Kunming with a history of more than 1,200 years. Located on the south side of Yuantong Hill, it is a destination of pilgrimage for pilgrims worldwide. In 1956, the temple held a tooth of the Buddha here for a short time.
- The Grand View Tower :Grand View Tower (Daguan Park) is the most fitting name for the park and the tower situated at the terminus of Daguan Road in southwest Kunming City. Grand View Tower sits on the shore of Dianchi Lake and faces the Western Hill across the Dianchi Lake.
- Green Lake Park :The Green Lake is on the west side of the Wuhua Mountain is extolled as a “Jade in Kunming”. Two long dikes divide the lake into four parts .The entire Cuihu Park is a green world, with willow trees swaying gently on the dikes, and the surface of the lake covered all over with lotus plants. In winter and spring, Kunming residents flock to the Cuihu Park to feed red-beaked gulls - there are tens of thousands of them, which descend upon the lake.

Day 4
tour travel packages:Jade Snow Mountain Jade Snow Mountain

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities:Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow)
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch
Hotels: Sanhe Hotel Lijiang (Economy)Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel (Deluxe)/

- Baisha Murals at Baisha Village :The valuable murals are protected inside Dabaoji Palace and the colored glaze temples. The originality and figures within the murals reflect the different religious cultures and artistic forms of Buddhism, Lamaism, Taoism and local Naxi Dongba religion's development into Naxi School .
- The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow) :The 13 peaks of 18,360-foot Jade Dragon (Yu Long) Snow Mountain, a treasure of wild plants and rare animals, are like a silver dragon lying in the clouds. The cable car will take you into the clouds, where you will be far away from the worldly hurly-burly, and find yourself in a real paradise. Many visit Ganhanzi, Baishuihe (White Water River), and Glacier Park from this cableway.

Day 5
tour travel packages:Black Dragon Pool Black Dragon Pool

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities:The Black Dragon Pool, Shuhe ancient town
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch,Dinner
Hotels: Sanhe Hotel Lijiang (Economy)Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel (Deluxe)/

- The Black Dragon Pool:The park holds the Black Dragon Pool and gets name because of it. The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its beauty.
- Shuhe ancient town : Also known as Longquan Village, it is home to one of the ethnic groups, and is just like a village forgotten by time. Featuring a nice temple complex, this village is extremely peaceful. It is a well preserved important town on the ancient tea and horse route.

Day 6

Place & Transport: Lijiang to Kunming to Guiyang, Flight No. TBA, connect China Southern Airlines CZ3666 Dep 20:40 - Arr 21:30
Today's Activities:Lijiang Ancient Town, Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang), Airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Guiyang)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels:Taiyang Hotel (Economy) Trade Point Hotel (Deluxe)

- Lijiang Ancient Town : Its architecture is noteworthy for the blending of elements from several cultures that have come together over many centuries. Lijiang also possesses an ancient water-supply system of great complexity and ingenuity that still functions effectively today.

Day 7
tour travel packages:Huangguoshu Waterfall Huangguoshu Waterfall

Place & Transport:Guiyang
Today's Activities:Cultural Village in Tianlong, Huangguoshu Waterfall and Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area, Batik Museum
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch,Dinner
Hotels: Taiyang Hotel (Economy) Trade Point Hotel (Deluxe)

- Cultural Village in Tianlong: Have a chance to see their traditional opera-Dixi(Ground Opera), which they perform at festivals and celebrations, renowned as "the living fossil of the ancient shows". The performers will put wooden on their forehead and ensure their voice could be heard by the audience.
- Huangguoshu Waterfall and Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area : Located 43 km southwest of Anshun City in Guizhou Province, Huangguoshu Waterfalls are one of the largest waterfall groups in China. They have been found out that the falls in this area consist of 18 falls on the ground and 4 underground falls. Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area features the perfect combination of stones, trees and water, the Tianxing Bridge Scenic Zone is a natural miniascape evolving from the growing stone forests in water(Aquatic stone forest).
- Batik Museum : The Batik Museum is near the Huangguoshu Waterfall in Anshun. You can see the process of making batik.

Day 8
tour travel packages:Shiqiao Miao village Shiqiao Miao village

Place & Transport:Guiyang to KaiLi
Today's Activities: Shiqiao Miao village, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guiyang to KaiLi, Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum, Qingman Miao Village.
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Hotels: Heaven Sent Dragon Hotel (Economy)Heaven Sent Dragon Hotel (Deluxe)

- Shiqiao Miao village : Visit Shiqiao Miao village to see its traditional way of making paper from the bark of mulberry tree. This method of making paper has a history of more than one thousand years, local people still keep it and extend to make color paper using different plants.
- Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum : In the museum there has a quite detailed introduction to human culture, geography, and the national minorities' customs of the southeastern areas of Guizhou Province. Some writings, pictures, and material objects are displayed there. Minority Customs hall and Dragon Boat hall are the main exhibits which are worth watching. You can have an overview of Guizhou's minority groups.
- Qingman Miao Village: You will be greeted into the village by drinking the block-way wine. Family visit will be arranged to see their wooden stilt house. You will have a chance to see their traditional way of dying fabric by using indigo.

Day 9
 tour travel packages:Jidao Miao Village Jidao Miao Village

Place & Transport:KaiLi to Xijiang to KaiLi
Today's Activities:Jidao Miao Village, Embroidery Museum , Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Xijiang, Xijiang Miao Village, Our guide and driver will escort you from Xijiang to KaiLi.
Meals:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner.
Hotels:Heaven Sent Dragon Hotel (Economy)Heaven Sent Dragon Hotel (Deluxe)/

- Jidao Miao Village : Located in China's poor southwestern province of Guizhou, Jidao long-skirt Miao village is set in idyllic surroundings and populated by ethnic Miao people. Village life is simple and children play as their parents tend fields of lush, organically grown vegetables surrounded by towering pine forests. Elderly women stoke fires in traditional wooden houses, some hundreds of years old. You will be greeted by its friendly villagers and drink the block way wine before entering the village.You will have a chance to see their traditional way of spinning and weaving.
- Embroidery Museum : Embroidery Museum is near Jidao and Langde Miao people's village. It has displays of the ethnic costumes from the people of Guizhou. They also show they methods of making the different embroideries.
- Xijiang Miao Village : Xijiang Miao village was built on the mountain slope and noted as the largest Miao village in China with more than 1000 family households. You will have a chance to see their folk performance.

Day 10

Place & Transport:KaiLi to Guiyang,to Departure City, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Guiyang, Airport Transfer (Guiyang)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Per Person of this tour travel packages

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person - $2804 $2685 -
2-5 persons - $1801 $1784 $448/$354/
6-9 persons - $1427 $1402 $448/$354/
10 persons up - $1417 $1392 $448/$354/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person - $2889 $2762 -
2-5 persons - $1844 $1801 $448/$354/
6-9 persons - $1444 $1419 $448/$354/
10 persons up - $1434 $1409 $448/$354/

Booking Notes:
1.Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this tour travel packages

Price Inclusions:

  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotel fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers Between airports and hotels
  • Arrangements

Price Exclusion:

  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Remark of this tour travel packages:
    Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate in each city.

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