Magical Guizhou Minorities Tour

Magical Guizhou Minorities Tour

Stroll around the charming old towns of Dali and Lijiang. See the endangered snub-nosed monkey. Journey to Shangri-La to discover stunning scenery and Tibetan culture. Visit Yuanyang’s rice terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meet the diverse ethnic minorities of Yunnan Province.

About this trip

Cultural tourist places
Meeting locals
Yunnan Guizhou Guilin 15 days 10
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Hai Wei PAN

Guizhou City Tour Specialist

Way to travel

Private & Bespoke

Price from 

1000 US$ pp


6 days

Holiday Themes

Family Holidays, Festivals, Off the beaten track


Miao silver jewelry

Day 1 : Arrival in Guiyang

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Kunming.

A Bouyei girl

Day 2 : Guiyang – Kaili – Baiyan Village

Upon arrival into Kunming you’re met at the airport by your private guide and driver, and driven to your city hotel by private transfer. You have the evening at leisure to explore the city, if you wish, or simply relax in your hotel after your journey. You may like to take a stroll to Green Park Lake, ringed with teahouses and criss-crossed by traditional bridges.

Stay At Grand Park Hotel. 

Langde Miao Village

Day 3 : Baiyan Village – Zenlei

This morning you will visit the Stone Forest with your private guide. The forest has a stunning array of natural stone peaks, stalagmites, stalactites, subterranean rivers and underground caves. Return to Kunming after your excursion and you will have the afternoon free to explore the city independently. You may wish to visit Green Lake Park where you can enjoy views of the lake and witness locals doing their exercises, or you can take a stroll in Kunming’s small old quarter.

Stay At Grand Park Hotel. 

The girl in the village of Kala

Day 4 : Zenlei – Rongjiang – Huanggang

Early morning private transfer to Kunming railway station with your guide and take the high speed train to Dali, a journey of approximately two hours. On arrival, you will be met by your private guide and driver, and you will begin your tour of Dali. Dali is well known for its colourful people, its embroidery, rich agriculture, famous marble and excellent breed of horses. You will explore Dali’s walled town and then drive out to visit the historic Three Pagodas area, one of the town’s most famous sights.

Stay At Linden Centre. 

Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge

Day 5 : Huanggang – Zhaoxing – Huanggang

In the morning drive out to the pretty Cangshan Mountains, where you can enjoy some guided walking to take in some of the pretty panoramic views of Dali and Erhai Lake below. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the hillside this afternoon before continuing with your walk. On your return to your hotel, you can stop at the produce market in Xiaguan, where you can spend some time discovering local fruits and vegetables as well as minorities handicrafts.

Stay At Linden Centre

Guizhou Girls

Day 6 : Huanggang – Zhaoxing – Guiyang

Today you leave Dali for Shaxi. You will make a short stop at Xizhou, which was always favoured by the rich tea merchants who built fabulous homes in this little lakeside town. Afterwards, your private driver takes you to the village of Shaxi, a two-hour journey through deep countryside, weaving through villages and rice paddies. Once you have checked in to your hotel, you have time to explore this sleepy rural village. Stroll around its market square and along the river, admiring its 14th-century Ming Dynasty buildings.

Stay At The Landscape Hotel

Tour Price

Average budget

Price per person based on 6 persons : 1414 $/person

Price per person based on 4 persons : 1723 $/person

Price per person based on 2 persons : 2591 $/person


  • The hotels are mentioned in the itinerary (includes breakfast).
  • Transfers by private vehicle with a driver during the whole journey. For the group without a guide, if necessary, the driver will also act as a guide. Otherwise, it will be equipped with a smartphone translator to facilitate communication.
  • Accompaniment by an English-speaking guides from the 1st day (if this option has been chosen).
  • For the group without a guide, a smartphone will be given on your arrival. You will always be in contact with our 24-hour service. We are going to offer you restaurants with their locations, you can also try cashless payment anywhere in China (we rarely use cash in China for payment).
  • Accommodation and meals for your guides and drivers.
  • One bottle of mineral water per day per person.


  • International and domestic flights.
  • Lunches and dinners.
  • Entrance tickets for tours and activities, to be paid for directly on site (around 380 RMB per person). 50% reductions sometimes for travelers over 60, free possible for those over 70.
  • Tips for guides and drivers (It is recommended 160 RMB / day in total for the driver guide).
  • Accident, repatriation, and health insurance.
  • The visa fees.

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