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Located in Southwest China, Guizhou Province is a "natural park" with beautiful mountains and rivers, a pleasant climate, multiple minorities, and unique ethnic customs.
So, when you visit Guizhou, you can not only have a rest, enjoying its culture, historical relics, and marvelous landscapes, but you can also personally experience these unique ethnic customs.
To take in your choice of the top sights and activities in the area, see what your own tailor-made Guizhou trip.
As a multi-minority province, Guizhou is home to many ethnic villages. Most are situated around green mountains or next to crystal clear streams.
Visiting these ethnic villages, you can see unique wooden architecture, relish the taste of the distinctive local dishes, experience the ethnic customs, and relax in natural surroundings.
Here, we have selected three of the most special ethnic villages so you can experience the essence of the ethnic cultures easily:
Guizhou is a province with mountainous terrain and high forest coverage. Combined with the pleasant climate, Guizhou benefits from excellent natural beauty.
The most famous natural attraction is Huangguoshu Waterfall, which is one of the largest waterfalls in Asia. The Huangguoshu group of waterfalls, including 17 other nearby waterfalls, was appraised as the biggest cluster of waterfalls in the world by Guinness World Records.
Huangguoshu Waterfall is the only one in the group that can be enjoyed from its top to bottom, left to right, and front to back.
In addition to Huangguoshu Waterfall, Guizhou has other amazing and beautiful natural landscapes that are worth visiting.
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 Ancient Town in the Kaili area, for example, was formed in 202 BC during the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD). The town has been nicknamed “Oriental Venice”.
You cannot miss out on the delicious snacks available when visiting Guizhou.
The locals adore spicy and sour flavors, such as sour soup, Kung Pao chicken, and spicy tofu.
As well as dining in the local restaurants, the night markets are also good choices for tasting different Guizhou snacks.
Guizhou borders with Yunnan Province, Sichuan Province, Hunan Province, and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. After finishing a tour of Guizhou, travelers can conveniently take various onward tours to places around Guizhou.
For some ideas on how to visit Guizhou, see our tours below for inspiration:
This tour includes many minority villages and the opportunity to experience different ethnic customs, while also seeing the breathtaking scenery of Huangguoshu Waterfall.
In this tour, you can explore and come into close contact with the local people. Visit some highlights, such as Huangguoshu Waterfall in Guizhou and the karst landscapes and Longji Rice Terraced Fields near Guilin.
You can attend a traditional festival of the Miao people. The festivals are the best occasions to experience the Miao people’s culture as well as to appreciate their beautiful minority costumes.
If these tours don't include everything you were hoping for, why not tailor-make your own Guizhou tour with us?
We will select the best scenic spots in Guizhou for you and lead you to discover the most beautiful parts of the province.
Our professional travel advisors will tailor-make your China trip according to your interests and preferences. Create your trip with us.