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4 Days Basha Miao Ethnic Village

Tour Code:GL-SH-01
Duration: 4days
Group Size: 2-15 people
Difficulty level: Moderate or mild
Tour route:Guilin-Sanjiang-Zhaoxing-Guilin
Hightlights:
The highlight is Basha, the most spectacular Miao village in this area. We will also visit Longsheng, Sanjiang & Zhaoxing. Stay overnight in the village house, more time for closer touch to villagers.

Day and day itinerary

Day01:Arrive in Sanjiang  ( L )
Place & Transport:Sanjiang & Full auto
Today's Activities:Pickup from your hotel in Guilin. Drive about 3 hours to Chengyang, visit Wind & Rain Bridge, then drive to Congjiang, stay overnight in Congjiang. Part of the road Sanjiang/Congjiang is always under construction, please prepare some food in advance.

Basha Miao Ethnic Village:Basha (Biasha) Miao Ethnic village is a very special and old Miao Ethnic village. The villagers remain their unique tradition since Qing Dynasty( about 2200 years ago). All the men comb their hair with a very special hair, caring a knife on the waist and a traditional fowling piece, dressing like an……

Chengyang Wind & Rain Bridge:Chengyang Roof Covered Bridge: One of the most beautiful & well protected shelter bridges in China,constructed in 1911,finished in 1925. The bridge is 64.4 meters long, 3.4 meters wide, 10.6 meters high, with beautiful shelters construction on it. It is supported by five big stone piers and the whol……

[Optional] Chengyang Dong Villages: Chengyang is 20 km north of Sanjiang, is becoming a popular tourist destination with backpackers. It is a region traditionally inhabited by the Dong people, bordering Guizhou to the northwest and Hunan to the northeast.

Day02:Visiting in Basha Miao Ethnic Village and Zhaoxing Dong Village ( B+L )
Place & Transport:Zhaoxing & Full auto
Today's Activities:Drive to visit Basha Miao Ethnic Village. In Basha, houses built from the mountain top to the river valley. Losts of chance to meet Miao people in traditional dress, on paths, rice paddies. After simple lunch at local family, drive 2 hours to Zhaoxing for your visiting. The areas of the drum towers, flower bridges will make you like this place very much. The best photo place for a panaramic picture of Zhaoxing is: the junior high school on the mountain top.

Zhaoxing Dong Village: Zhaoxing, one of the largest Dong villages in the region, with more than 700 households and a population of 4000. The Dong people in Zhaoxing are all surnamed Lu. According to an old man, the head of the Dong people in Zhaoxing divided the people into five groups in order to make administration easi.

Flower Bridges in Zhaoxing: There are five bridges in Zhaoxing. Actually, the bridge is more of a building across the river, as most bridges are covered with pavilions. The bridges have earned the name "flower bridges" because of the exquisite sculptures that cover them. On a raining day, to sit in the bridge pavilion and chat.

Drum Towers in Zhaoxing: The most famous buildings in Zhaoxing are the five drum towers. According to the tradition of the Dong people, each individual drum tower represents one group of local people. The five towers represent kindness, righteousness, politeness, intellect and creditworthiness

[Optional] Dong Drama Performance: The opera troupes in Zhaoxing is well known for their folk drama. Their literary is abundant with narrative poems, pipa songs and epics. Usually the performance is hosted in a traditional drum tower at night.

Day03:Trekking to TangAn village.( B+L )
Place & Transport:Zhaoxing-Guilin & Auto & Trekking
Today's Activities:Walk around Zhaoxing in the morning. Continue our tekking for 1 hour to TangAn, a village on the other side of mountain, famous for rice paddies and a good local museum of Dong Ethnic. Continure your drive for 2 hours to Longsheng rice terraces, stay overnight in village on mountain top.

TangAn Village: The TangAn village is located about 6 km east of Zhaoxing, half way up Mount Longbao, about 840 meters above sea level. The village was first built in the Jiaqin years of Qing Dynasty (A.D 1795-1820). It is now home to over 170 households and more than 800 people. The Sino-Norway cooperative 'TangA.

Longji Rice Terrace: Longji Rice Terraces, located in Longsheng County about 2 hours from Guilin, are built into the hillsides, nearby Pingan village. The terraces look like great chains or ribbons as they wind from the foot to the top of the hill.

[Optional]Jinkeng Rice Terraces: Jinkeng Rice Terraces are located around 25 miles (40 km) away from Longsheng, where you will be rewarded feats of farm engineering going all the way up a string of 2400 feet (800 m) mountains.

Day04:Visiting all day. ( B )
Place & Transport:Guilin & Auto & Trekking
Today's Activities:Enjoy the view of the Morning sunrise on rice paddies (if weather permit). Free time to walk around the villages of Zhuang and Yao. Later today, drive 3 hours back to Guilin. Leisure on your own at the rest of the day.

Zhengyang Pedestrian Street: Every evening, thousands of locals and travelers will rush into the Guilin Zhengyang Buxing (pedestrian) Street for shopping, entertainment and dining. The dazzling lights from various shops, the bubbling people, the multifarious goods justify this stree's reputation as "Shopping Heaven in Guilin".

[Optional] Evening cruise on Li River and surrounding lakes: You will enjoy the evening cruise through Li River, Fir lake, Banyan Lake and Peach River, which was part of the ancient moat surrounding Guilin.

Price per person

Your Group Size

  1 person

 2 persons

 3-5 persons

 6-9 persons

 single room supplement

 High Season
(Apr.01 - Nov.30)

 US$1,095.00

 US$601.00

 US$458.00

 US$315.00

 US$38.00

 Low Season
(Dec.12 - Mar.31)

 US$1,035.00

 US$565.00

 US$429.00

 US$293.00

 US$32.00

Price Includes

-Accommodation in Congjiang, Zhaoxing, Longsheng.
-Private escorted tour with service of English Speaking tour guide.
-Private land transfers by air-conditioned company coach    
 Guilin/Congjiang/Basha/Zhaoxing/Sanjiang/Longsheng/Guilin
-All entrance fees of attractions mentioned in the itinerary.
-Service charge, room tax & baggage handing fee.
-Meals as mentioned in the itinerary "B" stands for Chinese breakfast, "L" for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.

Price Excludes

-Flight or train transfers arriving Guilin and leaving Guilin.
-Insurance.
-Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, telephone bill, laundry etc.
-Other tours & meals than mentioned in the program.
-Gratuities to service staffs. Please read our "Tipping Policy".

                                                           

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