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Miao minority festival

6-Day Minority Festival Tour


  • Join in festival gatherings and watch a series of special events.
  • Admire and try on stunning Miao costumes, with intricate embroidery and bright colors.
  • Learn how to make paper in the original way, in a special village
  • Take a closer look at China’s 57th nationality
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Tailor Make Your Tour:
  • Your Schedule
  • Your Interests
  • Your Hotel Tastes
From US $1,079 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

Recommended Festival in 2019

With a variety of celebrations almost every month of the year, we've selected four important festivals for you. Let us know if the festival you have in mind is not featured below.

    Lusheng Festival
    Lusheng Festival (Feb. 22-24)
    • Folk singing and dancing contest. Has a history of more than 400 years.
    • Activities include: lusheng (a Chinese reed instrument) dance competition, folk-singing contest, bull-fighting and horse-racing.
    • Usually lasts 3 days, the second and third of which include the main highlights.
    Sister's Meal Festival
    Sister's Meal Festival (Apr. 19-May 21)
    • Renowned as the Oriental Valentine's Day. It is the most important festival when young people woo their lovers by a series of interesting acts.
    • Activities include: dragon-boat races, bull-fighting, wooden-drum dancing and a local market.
    • Usually lasts 3 days, the second and third of which include the main highlights.
    Miao New Year Festival
    Miao New Year Festival (Oct. 27-Nov.15)
    • The most celebrated festival to celebrate the rice harvest and wish for good luck.
    • Activities include: dressing-up and parading to a neighboring village, worshiping ancestors and antiphonal singing.
    • The festival is celebrated at different times of the year in different regions, usually from October to November, and usually lasting 3 to 5 days.

    Itinerary Details

    Minority people's festivals today evolved from solemn ancient rituals, so they tend to take the ceremonies seriously. They put on their best costumes and gather most of the villagers together to demonstrate the village's vitality and prosperity, and to honor long-held beliefs.There is no better way to immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage of a destination than by joining in one of its important local festivals.

    This tour offers rare opportunities for photographs and for visitors to dive into minority tradition and enjoy colorful minority customs.

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    Day 1Arrival in Guiyang

    Welcome to Guiyang! Your private guide will meet you in the arrivals hall and transfer you to your hotel in a private car.

    Tailor-Made Idea:

    We offer a half-day tour of city highlights, including a brief introduction to Guiyang's history, with a walk through the city observing different architecture and tasting classic local snacks. If you arrive before noon and might be interested, let us know.

    Hotel options:
    Howard Johnson Plaza Guiyang
    Sofitel Guiyang Hunter

    Day 2Miao Village and Ancient Craft Experience
    Day 3The 57th Ethnic Minority of China
    Day 4-5Attend a Traditional Festival of the Miao People
    Day 6Departure from Guiyang

    Our Service Includes

    • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
    • Versatile and knowledgeable local guides
    • Your own chauffeur and comfortable vehicle
    • Hand-picked hotels to suit your preferences
    • Hotel breakfasts and local restaurant lunches
    • Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
    • The booking of internal transportation per your preferences
    • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling

    Trip Notes

    Every element of the tour above can be tailored. Feel free to tell us your ideas and we will be happy to make adjustments for you.

    1. Extend the Tour

    • Zhenyuan: Add a day to take a relax gorge cruise and peaceful ancient town.
    • Anshun: Add a day for China's biggest waterfall and karst park.
    • Guilin and Yangshuo: Add 2-3 days for Li River Cruise and Yangshuo countryside.
    • Zhangjiajie: Add 2-3 days to Zhangjiajie.
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    2. Hotels and Meals in Remote Areas

    China Highlights has carefully selected the best restaurant and hotel available, based on criteria like location and environment. Your private guide will assist you in ordering the dishes you like and will accompany you to check in to your room.

    3. Transportation

    As China's new big data valley, the network of Guizhou high-speed rail now links to many directions over the country.

    Guizhou is a mountainous province but roads to every villages are accessible. So car is a ideal vehicle when transferring between villages. To provide you with a comfortable experience, private car is provided.