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Join in the festive celebrations and experience authentic Chinese culture with China Highlights’ China festival tours. To celebrate a Chinese New Year in Beijing, take part in Tibetan Shoton Festival or explore Guizhou’s unique Miao festivals such as Sisters’ Rice Festival.You will see how local people’s celebration, or even join them in singing and dancing.
With more than 10 years’ experience in customizing China tours, we can also help you design your own China festival tour.
Admire and try on the colorful ethnic costumes of Zhouxi Lusheng Festival or Sister’s Meal Festival in Guizhou. This tour will give you an opportunity to join this large annual celebration held by the Miao ethnic minority.
Seeing Tangka at Drepung Monastery at the beginning of Shoton Festival, then shifts to Norbulinka for Tibetan opera. This tour gives a glimpse of Tibet’s traditions and colorful festival lifestyle.
Celebrate Chinese New Year's Eve just as locals in Beijing do! You can join in decorating a house with the host family by experiencing Chinese calligraphy and purchasing New Year special items.
|Chinese Festival Tours for 2017|
|Chinese New Year||Jan.27, 2017||Han||Beijing||Learn how to make dumplings, enjoy a New Year banquet, otder New Year celebrations|
|Shoton Festival||Aug.21||Tibet||Lhasa||Seeing Tangka, Tibetan opera|
|Miao's Major Festivals in Guizhou|
|Lusheng Festival||Feb. 14-16||Miao||Zhouxi||Lusheng dance, antiphonal singing,bullfight|
|Sister’s Meal Festival||Apr. 11-13||Miao||Shidong||Eat sister’s meal, wooden drum dance,festival market|
|Siyueba Festival||May. 3||Miao||Huangping||Lusheng dance, antiphonal singing|
|Dragon Boat Festival||Jun. 19||Miao||Shidong||Dragon boat race, local market|
|Lusheng Festival||Feb. 14-16||Gejia||Cong’anjiang||Antiphonal singing, Lusheng dance, festival market|
|Lusheng Festival||Nov. 15- 17||Miao||Gulong||Antiphonal singing, bullfight, Lusheng dance|
All the festival tours are group tours with a maximum number of 10 persons. You may share the festivals with other travelers.
Chinese New Year:2 persons
Tibetan Shoton Festival: 5 persons
Miao's Major Festivals in Guizhou: 2 persons
You will be accompanied by our local English-speaking guides, even in Tibet. And most of them are trained to offer Western standard service.
It seems the whole nation is on the move during the Chinese New Year. Tourist attractions, public places, shopping malls and restaurants are much crowded than usual, and temple fairs on the first days of the New Year are packed with people. Tibetan Shoton Festival is the busiest day there with crowds of local people but is an opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of this festival.