Top Things to Do in Guizhou

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

Huangguoshu WaterfallHuangguoshu Waterfall is one of the largest waterfalls of Asia. Together with other 17 waterfalls, the grand waterfall group was apprised as the biggest one in the world by Guinness World Records. It is the only one waterfall can be enjoyed from top and bottom, left and right, and front and back.

2. Visit Ethnic Villages

Miao VillageAs a multi-minorities province, there are many ethnic villages in Guizhou Province. Most of them are situated around the green mountains or by the crystal streams. Visiting these ethnic villages, one can enjoy the unique architectures built with woods, relish the distinctive local food, experience the ethnic customs, and relax in the nature.

3. Visit Historical Relics

Zhenyuan Ancient TownGuizhou has a long history and splendid culture. Those historical relics record the developments in Guizhou and show the architectural features of different periods and minorities. Especially Zhenyuan ancient town in Kaili, a county formed in 202 BC during the Han Dynasty (202 BC–220 AD), has been given the title of “the Oriental Venice”.

4. Onward Tours

GuilinGuizhou borders Yunnan Province, Sichuan Province, Hunan Province the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. After finishing a tour of Guizhou, travelers can take some onward tours around Guizhou.

Guilin City: As the saying goes, “Guilin’s scenery is the most beautiful under heaven”, Guilin is a famous tourist city in China 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 trace of long history, the magic power of nature, and the particular ethnic customs. Check the attractions in Kunming.

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