Guizhou Fanjing Mountain
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Tour Overview

This enchanting journey will take you through the heart of Guizhou Province. Beginning in Guiyang, you’ll admire the historic Jiaxiu Pavilion and tranquil Cuiwei Garden. Venture to Qingyan Old Town’s ancient treasures and marvel at wood and stone carvings. Indulge in the natural splendors of Dragon Palace’s underground caves and Huangguoshu Waterfall’s majestic cascade. The highlight awaits at Fanjing Mountain, where a challenging hike leads to sacred Buddhist sites, including the Cheng En Temple. A perfect blend of culture, nature, and adventure awaits, promising an unforgettable experience in this captivating corner of China.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore Guiyang’s Jiaxiu Pavilion & Cuiwei Garden, immersing in ancient charm and serene beauty on your first day.
2. Marvel at Dragon Palace’s underground wonders & Huangguoshu Waterfall’s grandeur, a nature-lover’s dream on Day 2 and 3.
3. Embark on an unforgettable Fanjing Mountain hike, reaching Red Clouds Golden Summit & Cheng En Temple, a spiritual journey.
4. Discover Qingyan’s ancient treasures, with wood carvings & stone carvings, and experience bullet train adventure to Tongren.
5. Cruise through Dragon Palace’s mystical cave formations, awestruck by the subterranean wonders sculpted by nature’s artistry.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou Province! Upon your arrival at the airport, your friendly guide and experienced driver will be waiting to greet you. They will accompany you to your comfortable hotel in Guiyang, where you can freshen up and relax after your journey.

    In the afternoon, take some time to explore Guiyang on your own. The city boasts a mix of modernity and traditional charm. Head to the iconic Jiaxiu Pavilion, a stunning three-tiered wooden structure that stands gracefully over the Nanming River. From its elevated position, you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.

    Guiyang Jiaxiu Pavilion
    Jiaxiu Pavilion

    Afterwards, visit the serene Cuiwei Garden, a beautiful classical garden with traditional Chinese landscaping featuring water features, pavilions, and lush greenery. Stroll through the tranquil pathways and immerse yourself in the serenity of the garden. As evening approaches, you can venture into the city's vibrant streets and try out local delicacies.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Guiyang

  2. After breakfast, get ready for an exciting day of exploration. Your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel, and you'll embark on a scenic drive of approximately one hour to Qingyan Old Town.

    Qingyan Ancient Town in Guizhou
    Qingyan Ancient Town

    Qingyan Old Town is a well-preserved ancient town with a rich history dating back over 600 years. As you wander through its cobbled streets, you'll be transported back in time. Visit the Former Residence of Number One Scholar Zhao Yijiong, a renowned historical figure who once lived here. Marvel at the intricate wood carvings adorning Shoufo Temple and explore the fascinating stone carvings at Ciyun Temple.

    After lunch, you'll head to Anshun City to visit the Dragon Palace Scenic Area. Here, a unique and mesmerizing world awaits you. Board a boat and enter the mystical Dragon Palace cave, where you'll be awestruck by the stunning stalactites, stalagmites, and underground river formations. Following this awe-inspiring underground adventure, visit the nearby Dragon Gate Waterfall, a picturesque waterfall that cascades down from a cliff.

    At the end of the day, you'll be taken to a local hotel in Anshun to rest and rejuvenate for the next leg of your journey.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Anshun

    Dragon Palace Boat Trip
    Take a boat ride on Dragon Palace's underground river

  3. In the morning, your guide and driver will accompany you on a short 40-minute drive to the Huangguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area, one of the most famous and breathtaking waterfalls in China.

    Explore the Doupotang Scenic Area, an enchanting landscape of turquoise pools and lush vegetation. Hop on a sightseeing bus to reach the Tianxingqiao Scenic Area, where you'll be treated to more natural wonders, including intricate limestone formations and a myriad of waterfalls. The highlight of the day awaits as you witness the magnificent Huangguoshu Waterfall, a colossal curtain-like cascade that spans over 200 feet in width and plunges dramatically into the river below.

    Huangguoshu Waterfall Guizhou
    Huangguoshu Waterfall

    After a day of immersing yourself in nature's beauty, your guide and driver will escort you to the train station in Anshun. There, you'll board a comfortable and efficient bullet train for a 2.5-hour journey to Tongren. Upon arrival, the local guide will warmly welcome you and transfer you to a comfortable hotel located near Fanjingshan, setting the stage for an exciting adventure on the following day.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: near Fanjingshan

  4. Get ready for an unforgettable day as you venture into the mystical realm of Fanjing Mountain National Nature Reserve. After a delicious breakfast, your guide will drive you to the base of Fanjingshan.

    Your ascent begins with a sightseeing bus ride to Yu'ao Station, where you'll then board a cable car. Enjoy the 20-minute scenic ride as you ascend the mountain, surrounded by lush greenery. Once you reach the upper station, the real adventure begins.

    Embark on a 45-minute hike along the Forest Hiking Road, a picturesque trail adorned with verdant foliage and tranquil streams. Arrive at the Mushroom Stone, a distinctive rock formation that resembles a mushroom.

    Guizhou Fanjing Mountain
    Mushroom Stone

    The journey continues with a 30-minute hike to the Old Golden Summit, home to sacred Buddhist attractions, including the Cheng En Temple. Admire the ancient architecture and learn about the mountain's religious significance.

    From the Old Golden Summit, a thrilling ascent along steep and narrow steps, assisted by iron chains, leads you to the majestic Red Clouds Golden Summit. At the summit, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and valleys.

    Mount Fanjing
    Fanjing Mountain

    After a day of awe-inspiring hiking, explore Jingxin Pool and marvel at the Wanbao Rock before taking the cable car and sightseeing bus back down to Fanjingshan Scenic Area Exit.

    Your guide will then drive you to Jiangkou County for a well-deserved overnight stay.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Jiangkou

  5. On your last day of the adventure, enjoy a leisurely morning in Jiangkou County. Take some time to reflect on the incredible experiences and stunning landscapes you've encountered during your journey.

    After breakfast, your guide will accompany you to the airport, where you'll bid farewell to the enchanting province of Guizhou and board your flight for your onward journey home or to your next destination.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.


Price Includes

  • 4 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • High-speed train tickets from Anshun to Tongren;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to Guiyang / off Tongren;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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