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Top Things to Do in Guizhou

Located in Southwest China, Guizhou Province is a "natural park" with beautiful mountains and rivers, pleasant climate, multiple minorities and unique ethnic customs. So visiting in Guizhou, one can not only have a rest, enjoying its culture, historical relics, and marvelous landscapes, but also have a personal experience of unique ethnic customs. Design your own Guizhou Trip to take in the top sights and activities in Guizhou.

1. Visit Huangguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area

Huangguoshu Waterfall is one of the largest waterfalls in Asia. The Huangguoshu group of waterfalls, including 17 other nearby waterfalls, was apprised as the biggest in the world by Guinness World Records. Huangguoshu is the only one in the group that can be enjoyed from top to bottom, left to right, and front to back.

2. Visit Ethnic Villages

As a multi-minority province, Guizhou is home to many ethnic villages. Most are situated around green mountains or by crystal streams. Visiting these ethnic villages, one can enjoy unique wooden architecture, relish the distinctive local food, experience the ethnic customs, and relax in the company of nature.

3. Visit Historical Relics

Guizhou has a long history and splendid culture. Historical relics provide a record of the developments in Guizhou and show the architectural features of different periods and minorities. Zhenyuan County in the Kaili area, for example, was formed in 202 BC during the Han Dynasty (202 BC–220 AD). The county town has been nicknamed “Oriental Venice”.

4. Onward Tours

Guizhou borders with Yunnan Province, Sichuan Province, Hunan Province, and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. After finishing a tour of Guizhou, travelers can conveniently take various onward tours to places around Guizhou.

Guilin City: As the saying goes, “Guilin’s scenery is the most beautiful under heaven”, Guilin is a tourist city renowned for its picturesque landscapes. Check the attractions in Guilin.

Kunming City: As a historical and cultural city, Kunming is rich in tourist resources, including the long-lasting relics of history, the magical power of nature, and distinctive ethnic customs. Check the attractions in Kunming.

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