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Join in the festive celebrations and experience authentic Chinese culture with China Highlights’ China festival tours.

With 56 ethnic groups and rich cultural heritage, China is a country where various festivals fill the calendar. There are traditional festivals celebrated throughout the country, like Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival. Each ethnic group also celebrates their own festivals with unique customs, such as Tibetan Shoton Festival, Water Splashing Festival and Sisters’ Rice Festival.

Through China Highlights’ China festival tours, visitors can 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.

Water Splashing Festival Tour
Water Splashing Festival Tour 4-Day Jinghong Tour
The Water Splashing Festival is the most important traditional festival in Dai nationality the calendar. During three days in the mid April each year, the Dai people share blessings by splashing water each other and taking part in activities such as dragon boat racing, singing and dancing. Come see this amazing part of the Dai culture.
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Sister's Meal Festival in Guizhou Tour
Sister's Meal Festival in Guizhou Tour 6-Day Guiyang, Anshun and KaiLi Tour
The Sister's Meal Festival celebrated by Miao people is known in China as Oriental Valentine's Day. Its traditions include eating rice which has been dyed different colors and known as lover's rice. The festival offers opportunities for singles to find a marriage partner.
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Tibet Shoton Festival Tour
Tibet Shoton Festival Tour 5-Day Lhasa and Nagqu Tour
Shoton Festival is the most important festival in Tibet. Originally, it was purely a religious festival but it has developed to have a much wider traditional meaning. This festival begins at Drepung Monastery to seeing Tangka, then shifts to Norbulinka for Tibetan opera. This tour gives a glimpse of Tibet’s traditions and colorful festival lifestyle.
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Zhouxi Lusheng Festival Tour
Zhouxi Lusheng Festival Tour 6-Day Guiyang, Anshun and KaiLi Tour
The heart stirring sounds of massed Lusheng instruments, the colors of Miao costume and many other festive activities such as dancing, singing, bull-fighting, cock-fighting and horse racing are features of Lusheng. Festival held in Southeast Guizhou. This tour will give you an opportunity to join this large annual celebration held by the Miao ethnic minority.
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Tongren Shaman's Festival Tour
Tongren Shaman's Festival Tour 5-Day Xining and Tong ren Tour
The Shaman's Festival is a traditional folk festival which takes place in many of the small villages around Tongren County and which is presided over by the village's local shaman. There are numerous ceremonies and activities including ritual dances, the beating of holy drums and the singing of folk songs during which the shaman goes into a trance. Take this tour to experience a different side of China tour.
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The Nadam Grassland Festival of Mongolia
The Nadam Grassland Festival of Mongolia 4-Day Hohhot, Baotou and Erdos Tour
Enjoy the Nadam Grassland festival, which is held between summer and autumn from July to August when the flowers are blooming, the grass is green, and the cattle and sheep are well-fed. The activities include song and dance performances and traditional sporting competitions.
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Lusheng Minority Festival Tour
Lusheng Minority Festival Tour 9-Day Guiyang, Anshun, KaiLi, Huangping, Rongjiang, Congjiang, Zhaoxing and Liping Tour
The heart stirring sounds of massed Lusheng instruments, the colors of Miao costume and many other festive activities such as dancing, singing, bull-fighting, cock-fighting and horse racing are features of Lusheng Festival held in Southeast Guizhou. This tour will give you an opportunity to join this large annual celebration held by the Miao ethnic minority. You will also explore many Miao and Dong minority villages to experience the different ethnic customs and enjoy the breath taking scenery of Huangguoshu Waterfalls, which is the largest in Asia.
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Pingyao Photography Festival Tour
Pingyao Photography Festival Tour 4-Day Pingyao Tour
Pingyao Photography Festival has attracted thousands of exhibits by master photographers from more than ten countries. This festival combines the history and modern arts of China and foreign countries. This tour would appeal to art and photography lovers.
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Beijing New Year Celebration Tour
Beijing New Year Celebration Tour 6-Day Beijing Tour
Celebrate Chinese New Year's Eve just as locals in Beijing do! You can experience the festival atmosphere; join in decorating a house with the owners by experiencing Chinese calligraphy. Learn how to make dumplings and enjoy the New Year banquet. Fireworks celebrate the coming of the New Year after the dinner and you will be part of the whole event.
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Tibetan Nagqu Horse Race Festival
Tibetan Nagqu Horse Race Festival 6-Day Lhasa and Nagqu Tour
The Nagqu horse race festival is the grandest festival in northern Tibet. This festival is celebrated in August each year. When festival arrives in Nakchu, the people gather dressed in traditional costumes. Tents of every kind are scattered across the grassland like flowers blooming. In this tour you will see marvelous scenery and take in the festival atmosphere providing you an unforgettable experience.
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