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5 Days Experience Miao and Dong Village Life
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Day1 Arrival at Kaili Nan Railway station by high speed train

Meet your local guide and driver, transfer to Shiqiao Miao village which is famous for paper making with trees’ bark by Miao group, this technology can be dated back to 1,300 years ago.  The paper making skill is called Tang Dynasty Paper Making. If time permits, we learn paper making this evening. If not, we can arrange it in next morning. The paper making learning will be arranged in a cave, from which the underground river water is quite clean, and good for the paper quality.

Overnight at Shiqiao Homestay



Day2 Shiqiao-Qingman-Matang-Wudong

visit Qingman Miao village, in Qingman we learn how to make cloth on a loom machine with cotton threads, and learn how to make pleated skirts and embroidery. Drive to Matang of Gejia village, and learn how to make batik with wax.


After our traditional handcrafts learning finished today, we drive to Wudong Miao village which is located on Mountain Leigongshan, the village is about 1400m high. If we arrive their early, we can go fishing with Miao group’s bamboo baskets in the local rice paddy field and the hostess will teach or show us how to cook Miao famous cuisine-Suan Tang Yu (Soup Soup Fish) after we get fish. Suantang Yu is typical Miao cuisine, for hundreds of years, Miao people have enjoyed it. But the fish must be from the rice paddy fields, in which the fish maily eat rice flowers and rice seeds. If people come to Guizhou who have not tried Suantang Yu, that means they have not been to Guizhou yet.

Overnight in Wudong Miao village



Day3 Wudong-Zhenyuan

This morning we will learn how to make tea. Visit the local tea plantation, pick tea leaves and bring back the Miao family homestay, the hostess will teach you how to make tea, Drive to Zhenyuan, and ancient town which as a long history of 2,000 years. Visit QinglongDong(Black Dragon Cave) ancient architectural complex of Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism, and enjoy the night views of Zhenyuan.

Overnight in Zhenyuan



Day4 Zhenyuan-Zhaoxing

Take a long drive of 3.5hours on the highway to Zhaoxing, visit Zhaoxing Dong village in the morning, and take local scenic bus to Tang’an and start our 1.5h’s hike down the hills to Zhaoxing, passing through the terraced paddy fields.


Enjoy the Dong Chorus Show in Zhaoxing in the evening. Dong culture is called river culture, they live near the rivers and good at singing naturally. They often say, rice fills their stomachs, and songs fill into their hearts.

Overnight in Zhaoxing


Day5 Zhaoxing-Basha Miao village-Huanggang-Congjiang-Guiyang


Visit Basha Miao village, which is the last gun tribe in China, and drive to visit Hanggang Dong village, it shall be one of the remotest Dong village at the moment, Dong culture here is preserved so well, most people still wear indigo dyed clothes, and grow cottons and indigo grass in their fields. Almost everything for their family use is made from their hands.Take a bullet train from Congjiang to Guiyang, the trip ends.



Quotation:  

A group of 2 pax: 5,800yuan/person

A group of 4 pax: 4,600yuan/person

(If there are more people in the tour, the price will get much cheaper)


It includes:

1. An English speaking guide;

2. A private car of 5-7 seats;

3. Your cost of experience the culture;

4. Accomodations in villages or town in the itinerary;

5. Your entrance to Zhaoxing and Basha

6. Unlimited drinking water;

7. The dinner in Wudong after we get fish;

Not Included:

1. Your meals(exept dinner in Wudong), the meals in Guizhou do not cost too much in the trip; of course, it depends what you want to eat;

2. Your train tickets or flight tickets;

3. Tips


Note: This tour starts from Kaili Nan Railway station and ends in Congjiang Railway Station, you can come to Kaili from Kunming or other cities by bullet trains. You can leave from Congjiang to  Guangzhou or other cities by bullet trains. Bullet Trains voyage is a good way for you to save time and save money, very comfortable as well.  

If you have any more questions on the tour arrangement, just let us know.



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