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China Ethnic Minority Tour

China Minority Travel

With 56 ethnic groups, China is a land filled with rich ethnic minority history and culture. Enter into the Minority Kingdoms mainly in Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Tibet and Xinjiang to meet the diverse ethnic groups and witness their culture first hand. No matter you travel to the plateau, rice terraces, grasslands or ancient rural villages, you’re bound to explore the minorities’ traditional architecture and customs, colorful costumes, various sports and performances, exotic handicrafts, delicious food, etc.

Importantly, it is good to come for the famous and unique ethnic festivals. During the festivals, you’ll experience more than featured activities offered by the ethnic people, but the soul of a minority! So, why not travel to China and indulge yourself in the colorful and charming ethnic land?

With China Discovery, you’ll touch the places you’ve never seen before - in the minority kingdom! Discover now!

All about Ethnic Minorities

Know everything about Chinese ethnic groups before your China minority travel.

Tour Top Ethnic Minorities Regions in China

  • Yunnan
  • Guizhou
  • Guangxi
  • Tibet
  • Xinjiang
Minorities in Yunnan

Yunnan Minorities Tours

Visit Yi, Bai, Naxi, Hani & Tibetan ethnic groups in colorful Yunnan!

Yunnan is the minority kingdom with 52 ethnic groups. Explore Yi minority in Kunming, Bai minority in Dali, Naxi minority in Lijiang, Tibetans in Shangri-La and Hani minority in Yuanyang Rice Terraces etc. >> Read more about Yunnan minorities

5 Days Kunming, Jianshui & Yuanyang Hani Rice Terrace Tour
Places to Visit: Kunming / Yuanyang / Jianshui / Kunming
Minorities to Visit: Yi, Hani
Adventure: Culture: Outdoors:
8 Days Classic Yunnan Tour with Diverse Minorities
Places to Visit: Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-La
Minorities to Visit: Yi, Bai, Naxi, Tibetan
Adventure: Culture: Outdoors:

Famous China Ethnic Festival Tours 2024

Every minority celebrate their own festivals in a unique way. It is worthy spending several days getting to the plateau, grasslands or ancient minority villages to join the friendly and smiling ethnic groups and enjoy the festivals together.

Please note: the date and items of the above festivals probably change, for further information, or to confirm the festival dates, please feel free to contact us. Besides, we still have some more festivals which are not on the festival list yet. If you want to know them or want to have a plan to enjoy some festival tour, please contact us. It is better to discuss and book the tours with us in advance, so we can make it better for you.

Highly Recommended China Ethnic Minority Tours

To explore the most diverse ethnic minorities and know deeper about them, you’d better travel beyond the same ethnic region. It is good to go Southeast China and South China like Yunnan, Guizhou, Tibet and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and cover two of them in one travel. With China Discovery, explore every aspect of the charming ethnic minorities at better price!

Longseng Yao Minority

10 Days Guizhou & Guilin Discovery Tour

Visit: Guiyang / Kaili / Rongjiang / Zhaoxing / Sanjiang / Longsheng / Guilin / Yangshuo

  • Miao Minority Exploration: visit Long-skirt Miao, Short-skirt Miao, Xijiang style Miao in Qingman Village, Shiqiao Village, Jidao Village, Datang Village, Basha Village;
  • Dong Minority Exploration: get into Chengjiang Sanbao Dong Village, Zhaoxing Dong Village, Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge with typical Grand Song of Dong People;
  • Yao & Zhuang Minorities in Longsheng: hike along Longji Rice Terraces and meet Zhuang & Red Yao people in Ping’an Zhuang Village, Huangluo Yao Village, etc.
Langde Miao Village

10 Days Yunnan & Guizhou Amazing Minority Tour

Visit: Lijiang / Dali / Kunming / Kaili / Xijiang / Guiyang

  • Yi Minority Exploration: see the Sani people of Yi in the Stone Forest and Yunnan Minority Village;
  • Bai Minority Exploration: enjoy architecture, tea culture of Bai ethnic in Dali Old Town, Xizhou Ancient Town;
  • Naxi Minority Exploration: explore Naxi Culture in Lijiang Old Town, Baisha Village, Naxi Dongba Culture Museum;
  • Miao Minority Exploration: visit Long-skirt Miao, Short-skirt Miao, Xijiang style Miao in Qingman Village, Shiqiao Village, Jidao Village, Datang Village, Xijiang Miao Village, etc.
Sera Monastery Debate

10 Days Yunnan & Tibet Minority Discovery Tour

Visit: Kunming / Lijiang / Shangri-La / Lhasa

  • Yi Minority Exploration: visit minority village of Sani people in Stone Forest and explore colorful ethnic minorities in Yunnan Minority Village;
  • Naxi Minority Exploration: walk leisurely to seek for Naxi Donba culture in Basha Village, Lijiang Old Town and Naxi Dongba Culture Museum;
  • Tibetan People & Buddhism Exploration: visit local Tibetan family in Shangri-La and famous temples, monasteries, lakes in and around Lhasa.

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