EN350 Guangzhou-Kunming-Lijiang-Kunming-Guiyang-Huangguoshu-Guiyang-Kaili-Guiyang-Guilin-Guangzhou 13 Days

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EN350 Guangzhou-Kunming-Lijiang-Kunming-Guiyang-Huangguoshu-Guiyang-Kaili-Guiyang-Guilin-Guangzhou 13 Days
Tour Code: EN350
Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 USA-Guangzhou
Depart from USA to Guangzhou.

Day 2 Guangzhou (L)
Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to the hotel. Then you will have a tour of Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Ancestral Temple of The Chen Family.

Day 3 Guangzhou-Kunming-Lijiang (B, L)
You will be arrive in Lijinag via Kunming from Guangzhou. First, you visit Shuhe Naxi Village, also known as Longquan Village. It is a well preserved important town on the ancient tea and horse route. Afterwards, you visit the Black Dragon Pool which is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its beauty. Next , you see the Ancient City, which was built in the late Song dynasty and the early Yuan dynasty and was listed on the UNESCO's list of the world's major cultural heritages in 1997.
 
Day 4 Lijiang (B, L)
First, you visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, which is a snow capped mountain with an altitude of 5596 meters above sea level. Its high mountain and meadow views setting off the snow and rivers, construct amazing picture. Here you can visit the Yak Meadow, where the Yi and Zang Minorities live.  It's a typical meadow scenery,a holy land for sightseeing and relaxation. On the way, you pass the Baishui River, where you can have a distant view of the river. There are many scenic spots on the meadow, such as the Snowy Valley, the special Yak Glacier, the colorful Meadow and primitive Pine Tree Forest. Then you visit the Mural in Baisha Village which is the important birthplace of "Tusi" (the Chinese word means chieftain of a clan) from Mu clan. Its characteristic artistic style and precious historic content of the mural deeply attracted visitors.

Day 5 Lijiang-Kunming (B, L)
Upon arrivai in Kunming from Lijiang, you first visit Yuantong Temple, the largest temple in Kunming. Then you view the Grand View Tower which is completed during the Qing Dynasty. Finally, you visit the Green Lake Park, one of the most picturesque parks in downtown Kunming. Here you may take a leisure walk or enjoy the performance by local people.

Day 6 Kunming-Guiyang (B, L)
You visit the Stone Forest, a fantastic natural phenomena due to the various shapes of karst landscape. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people,  and their folk customs has become one spectacular scene. After that, you take the flight to Guiyang.

Day 7 Guiyang-Anshun (B, L)
The highlight of today's tour is Huangguoshu Waterfall, one of the largest waterfall groups in China.Turbulent waters throw into a pool at the bottom of a valley, sending foams up by 100 meters, and roars can be heard kilometers away. When the sun rises rainbows appear, it adds a touch of beauty to the majesty of the cataract. Then you head for Anshun where you can visit the Dragon Palace, making up of a great number of karst caves.

Day 8 Anshun to Guiyang (B, L)
After returning from Anshun, you firstly see Tunbao Cultural Village in Tianlong. Stone foundations, stone walls, flagstone roofs, watchtowers, wall crenels and even dogholes upstairs characterize the buildings. Dixi, which they perform at festivals and celebrations, is the continuation of the ancient "Martial Nuoxi" and renowned as "the living fossil of the ancient shows". Then you have a view of Qingyan Ancient Town where there are well preserved ancient constructions. It was designated as a national cultural relic in 1995.

Day 9 Guiyang to KaiLi (B, L)
Upon arrival from Guiyang to KaiLi, you visit Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum in which there are a quite detailed introduction to human culture, geography, and the national minorities'customs of the southeastern areas of Guizhou Province. Minority Customs hall and Dragon Boat hall are the main exhibits which are worth watching. Then you visit Nanhua long-skirt Miao village. The Miao style houses "Diaojiaolou" and its featured and creative festivals are fascinating.
Day 10 KaiLi-Xijiang-KaiLi (B, L)
Today you go to Xijiang where you visit Langde Miao village. The villagers in Langde wear long skirts, hence they are "Long Skirt Miao". Then you visit Xijiang Miao Village also called the "homeland of Lusheng", is the largest Miao villages in Guizhou. Finishing the tour, you go back to KaiLi.

Day 11 KaiLi-Guiyang-Guilin (B, L)
Upon arrival in Guiyang, you have a visit of Jiaxiulou, is one of the symbols of Guiyang. The tower is a timberwork building with attics,and twelve stone pillars at the bottom. It is surrounded by a marble balustrade. Then you visit Hongfusi/The Great Happiness Temple. It is one of the key Buddhist monasteries open to tourists in China and the largest Buddhist monastery in Guizhou. Finally you head for Guilin.

Day 12 Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin (B, L)
The highlight of today's tour is Li River Cruise. A cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. Between spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, farmers tending rice paddies, and lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river. You may see fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts.

Day 13 Guilin-Guangzhou-USA (B)
You will tour the Reed Flute Cave, known as "the Palace of Natural Arts". Next destination is Fubo Hill, famous for the Pearl-Returning Cave. After that, you visit Elephant Trunk Hill. The stone drooped into the water like an elephant drinking the water of the Li River. Finshing the tour, you will be transferred and take the flight to home via Guangzhou.

Departure Date: January-December
Price: Special Offers on request.

Service Included:
* Entrance fees.
* Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner.
* Private Car/Van for transfers & sightseeing and English-speaking Local Guide.
* Hotels deluxe/comfort class (Land category 4-star or 5 star by any possibility, twin share bases with breakfast).
* Trains and Flights as listed in the itinerary and Airport Taxes.

Service not Included:
* Visa Fees and International flight.
* Gratuities, Tips to guides and drivers.
* Personal Expenses.
* Single Room Supplement.

Note:
Prices are not valid by High Season and Chinese holiday periods, for e.g.: April 30th - May 3th, Sep 30th to Oct 7th, and Chinese New Year period which usually falls in End of January. With high season and main holidays the Price will increase. Price for Superior class hotels will be some higher and for middle class hotels will be some lower.
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