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5 Days Sisters Meal Festival of Shidong

in April

Tour Code:GZ-SH-05
Duration: 5days
Group Size: 2-15 people
Difficulty level: Moderate or mild
Tour route:Kaili
Hightlights:
The highlight of Guizhou Sisters' Meal Festival is the 1000 people singing and dancing ceremony. A time when young Miao people dress in spectacular costumes, gather to win over the hearts of their loved ones.

Day and day itinerary

Day01:Transfer to Kaili
Place & Transport: kaili & Flight
Today's Activities: Upon your arrival at Guiyang airport, our local English speaking tour guide will meet you and transfer you to Xijiang Miao ethnic village in Kaili. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You will stay over night in the Xijiang Miao village.

Xijiang One Thousand Family Miao village: Xijiang is thought to be the largest Miao village. It's a superbly picturesque place, set in a natural basin and bordered by paddy fields drenched in green, with wooden houses rising up the hillside. The village is a site in itself and there are also plenty of pleasant walks you can take around the .

[Optional] Sunset Photo of Xijiang Village: At sunset, the mountain village looks brilliant. It is a good photo chance. The best position is the welcome pavilion at the entrance of village, where you have a bird eye view of the whole area.

Day02:All day visiting in Kaili  ( B+L )
Place & Transport: kaili & Full auto
Today's Activities: Walk around the Xijiang Miao village in the morning. Today we will visit Shiqiao Miao village, it has a history of paper making whose ancient traditional methods of production are still followed today (3 hours drive from Xijiang to Shiqiao). 

Ancient Hand-made Paper in Shiqiao Village: The tradition of hand-made paper is still kept in Shiqiao. Shiqiao Village of Danzhai County is one of the villages where villagers continue to earn their living by producing and selling hand-made papers and products. 

[Optional] KuaiHuoLin/LiangHuanZhai: The most famous local dish in Kaili was Sour Soup Fish. This restaurant serves the best Sour Soup Fish Hotpot in Kaili. The fish and the soup are definitely tasty! The KuaiHuoLin restaurant is decorated in the style of Miao ethnic architecture, all waitresses are Miao girls.

Day03: Visiting in Kaili  ( B+L )
Place & Transport: kaili & Full auto
Today's Activities: Morning, drive for about 2hours to Shidong, a small Miao village situated on the banks of the Qingshui River, to attend Miao people's Sisters' Meal Festival. People come from different villages, the young girls are adorned in traditional costumes and nearly ten kilograms of silver jewelry and headdresses. A big dancing and singing will start in early afternoon. Later transferred to Zhenyuang county (1.5 hours drive) and stay overnight in this tranquil ancient town.

Sisters' Meal Festival: The Sisters' Rice Festival (sister's meal festival) brings villagers from many remote mountain areas together in search of a mate. A kaleidoscope of colors, local customs and traditions, signature costumes and hairstyles provide a never-ending fashion show. 

[Optional] Shidong: Sidong is a small town 3 hours drive from Kaili. Part of the countryside road might by muddy and crowded in Sisters Meal Festival, hard to find a clean place to eat, you need to walk a long way to the place where the ceremony is taking place. Compare with all dificulties, the photos worth everything.

Day04: Kaili  ( B+L )
Place & Transport: kaili & Full auto
Today's Activities: Morning, pay a visit to Qinglong Cave, the largest ancient Architecture remnants of Guizhou, including multi-storied pavilions, temples, shrines, palaces. Confucianist, Taoist and Buddhist temples were put together here represents a combination of the three beliefs. Later drive back to Kaili.

Black Dragon Cave (Qinglong Cave): Black Dragon Cave (Qinglong Cave) is the largest ancient architecture remnants of Guizhou, included single and multi-storied pavilions, temples, shrines, palaces etc. The complex were constructed according to the natural features of Zhonghe Mountain which is precipitous. The architectural sculptures.

[Optional] Zhenyuan Ancient Town: Zhenyuan is an ancient town in the northwestern part of Guizhou province, 3 hours driving from Kaili city. Zhenyuan is famous for its beautiful landscape, historic sites and dense minority ethnic customs. Miao people inhabit there for thousands of years...

Day05: Free time till to be transfered to Guiyang airport  ( B )
Place & Transport:
Guiyang & Flight
Today's Activities: Free time till to be transfered to Guiyang airport for your flight to next destination. If your flight is in the evening, highly recommend you to visit the Kaili Ethnic Minority Museum.

Kaili: Kaili city is the capital of Miao and Dong Minority Autonomous Prefecture and the central market town in the southeastern Guizhou, most of travelers come here by road, you might either take a taxi for 2-hour ride from Guiyang airport, or fly to Guilin, drive 3-4 days through Zhaoxing to Kaili.

[Optional] Kaili Ethnic Minorities Musem: one of the "100 Distinctive Museums of China", is entitled "the Origin of Chinese Folk Arts". The Kaili museum has a collection of over ten thousand items of different ethnic groups. 

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$1,056.00

US$618.00 

 US$618.00

  US$347.00  

  US$68.00

 Low Season
(Dec.12 - Mar.31)

 US$995.00

 US$579.00

 US$579.00

 US$322.00

  US$61.00

Price Includes

-Accommodations in Guiyang, Kaili and Zhenyuan. Difficult to find a clean hotel in Shidong,  so we don't recommend you to stay overnight in Shidong.
-Private escorted tour with service of English Speaking tour guide.
-Private land transfers by air-conditioned company coach.
-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-Western buffet breakfast, "L"
 for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.

Price Excludes

-Flight or train transfers arriving Guiyang and leaving Guiyang.
-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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1. Your arrival date and flight number.
2. The name you used to book your hotel.
3. The date that you would like to take this tour.
4. The number of persons in your group that take this tour.

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