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8 DAYS WONDERS OF EASTERN GUIZHOU

Tongren, Fanjing Mountain, Zhenyuan, Jianhe, Xijiang, Libo & Guiyang

History & Culture, Off the Beaten

Highlights

  • Visit Fanjing Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stay at a riverside hotel overlooking a 2,000-year-old Zhenyuan water town
  • Retreat to Jianhe hot spring city known for its radon-rich natural springs
  • Full immersion of local minority culture with overnight among 1,000 Miao village houses

Nestled in a hidden corner of Southwest China, the mountainous trail of Eastern Guizhou is a marvel of natural wonders and diverse ethnic minorities’ culture.

This trip takes you into the sacred Fanjing Mountain through Zhenyuan’s ancient water town. Break at the hot spring city of Jianhe, get acquainted with Miao minorities and admire the emerald-coloured Libo before ending at the capital in Guiyang.

From

SGD 2,650 Per Person

8 Days 7 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Tongren

Arrival in Tongren
Tongren

Upon arrival in Tongren, the Gateway to Guizhou’s Eastern Area, we transfer 30m to your hotel. If time permits, we drive 41km/1hr to Wanshan National Mine Park, a former mercury mine from Qin and Han Dynasties 2,000 years ago. Walk the glass path hanging 100m high on the cliff, or through the colourfully lit tunnel.

Day 02 Tongren / Fanjing Mountain

Tongren / Fanjing Mountain
Fanjing Mountain
Breakfast & vegetarian lunch included

Set off 82km/3.5h to Fanjing Mountain  (UNESCO), one of China’s 14 “Man & Biosphere” projects for UN global nature reserve. Ride a shuttle bus and cable car to view the Red Cloud Golden Peak , with its rocky thumb soaring nearly 100m above surrounding mountains, capped by two temples linked by a short bridge at its summit.

Day 03 Fanjing Mountain / Zhenyuan

Fanjing Mountain / Zhenyuan
Zhengyuan
Breakfast included

Drive 160km/3hrs to Zhenyuan. Wander at this 2000-year-old town, cut through by Wuyang River with over 160 scenic spots featuring palaces, pavilions, temples, intricate residences and ancient bridges.

Day 04 Zhenyuan / Shibing / Jianhe

Zhenyuan / Shibing / Jianhe
Jianhe
Breakfast included

Drive 50km/1.5hr to Shibing’s Shanmu River. Its crystal clear water comes from 1.3m underground riverbed, safe for white water rafting (Jul-Sep). Alternatively, drive 1hr to Yuntai Mountain for its karst formation. Continue 64km/1.15hr to Jianhe, blessed with 6 natural hot springs (38-50°C) and check in to your hotel.

Day 05 Jianhe/ Xijiang

Jianhe/ Xijiang
Xijiang
Breakfast included

Leave 63km/1hr to Xijiang, China’s largest Miao community with over 1,000 ethnic families. Visit the local museum and the mountainside wooden stilt houses. As the village lights up in the evening, enjoy an evening singing and dancing performance at the central square.

Day 06 Xijiang / Libo

Xijiang / Libo
Libo
Breakfast included

Depart for Shiqiao Miao Village to learn traditional paper hand-making. Stop by Danzhai Wanda Village, where the Miao minorities account for the largest population and designated as Wanda Group’s “Enterprise Sponsored County-wide Comprehensive Poverty Alleviation” program in 2014. After lunch, continue to Libo and check into your hotel.

Day 07 Libo

Libo
Libo
Breakfast included

Spend the day to enjoy Libo. Visit the Seven Big Arches Scenic Area  and the Seven Small Arches Scenic Area of Libo, located among the karst peaks.  The nature splendor also combined with the authentic cultural flavor of the Tujia and Yao minority people.

Day 08 Libo / Departure from Guiyang

Libo / Departure from Guiyang
Breakfast include

Drive 280km/4hrs to Guiyang for your departure flight, with following optional tours if time permits:

  • Hike the hilly urban forest of Qianling Shan Park 
  • Explore Qingyan old town  (one of Guizhou’s four ancient towns), the Ming-era abandoned fortress resting atop a mountain

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Minimum 2 Pax S$ 3,150
Minimum 4 Pax S$ 2,650
Single Supplement S$ 750

Tongren National Guesthouse • Mount Fanjing Borui Resort • Xunmei Riverside Hotel Zhenyuan • Jianhe Hot Spring International Hotel • Qiantang Ramble Time Hotel Xijiang • Xiaoqikong Ruijing Hotel Libo

Tongren

Tongren

Tongren National Guesthouse (Executive room)

Set at the National Local Conditions and Customs Garden, it is one of the best local hotels with indoor swimming pool. (Opened: 2016; Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 313)

Fanjing Mountain

Fanjing Mountain

Mount Fanjing Borui Resort (Riverview room with balcony)

Designed by D+H Architectures, this Zen resort occupies 15,702sqm of Fanjing Mountain with easy access to the river and garden. (Opened: 2018; Rooms: 125)

Zhenyuan

Zhenyuan

Xunmei Riverside Hotel (Riverview room with balcony)

This intimate riverside guesthouse offers lovely views of the water town from each room. (Opened: 2018; Refurbished: 2019; Rooms: 20)

Jianhe

Jianhe

Jianhe Hot Spring International Hotel (Room with hot spring)

An international 4-star with in-room hot spring and outdoor public pool. (Opened 2017; Rooms: 206)

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Libo

Libo

Xiaoqikong Kew Green Hotel (Deluxe room with balcony)

Part of the British-styled Ker Green group, this boutique hotel is located right in the Seven Small Arches scenic area, within walking distance to the ancient bridge. (Opened 2016; Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 182)

Xijiang

Xijiang

Qiantang Ramble Time Hotel (Room with balcony)

Ideally located next to the viewing platform of the Xijiang Miao village, this traditional stilt hotel is equipped with lift and modern facilities. (Opened: 2019; Refurbished: 2020; Rooms: 24)

COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer in private vehicle in each city
  • Local English/Mandarin speaking expert guide in each city
  • Meals as stated
  • All entrance fees in sights stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International & domestic Airfare
  • Lunches & dinners not included in tour program
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa (if required)

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