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3 Days Huangguoshu Waterfall & Zhijin Cave Tour from Guiyang

Treat Eyes with World Best Kingdoms of Waterfall and Karst Cave


Guiyang is a kingdom of Karst landscape! And this 3 days tour from Guiyang is specially designed to explore iconic waterfall on Karst overground and most beautiful Karst cave underground by private car tour from provincial capital Guiyang! Therefore, you will not only walk to different positions to appreciate how many types and shapes water can change at the kingdom of waterfall - Huangguoshu Waterfall (Asia largest and most magnificent one), but also, you will enjoy a memorable time roam at the dazzling gorgeous underground kingdom of Karst stalactites and stalagmites products by nature at Zhijin Cave (most beautiful cave in China)! Moreover, to enrich your trip experience, apart from a classic Guiyang city tour to the refreshing Qianling Park and emblematical Jiaxiu Pavilion, you are also going to walk into the famous Tianlong Tunpu Ancient Village to learn the different but typical Tunbao culture in Guizhou with both military power and traditional elegance at south regions of Yangtze River!

Highlights of this tour

  • Discover the Asia largest waterfall at Huangguoshu Waterfall Scenic Area to see the multiple kinds of beautiful falls from different angles, have fun at the stone forest on water, etc.
  • Marvel at the incredible fabulous Karst kingdom at Zhijin Cave to see the grand stalactites, stalagmites and other 40 types of outstanding creation formed since 500,000 years ago!
  • Spend some refreshing moments at Qianlong Park to enjoy the peaceful mountain forest sightseeing, meet the cute wild macaques and worship at local famous temple during your hiking up!
  • Visit Tianlong Tunbu Village in Anshun to explore the well-kept fortress with all old stone dwelling houses, stone streets, stone school, etc. and savor local Tunbao culture by watching local people’s leisure life, excellent interesting Dixi Opera for a different culture sip!

Basic Trip Information

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  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Guiyang / Anshun / Bijie / Guiyang
Travel Length:
3 Days and 2 Nights
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Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Guiyang Arrival & Guiyang

Welcome to Guiyang, the beautiful “City of Forest” and provincial capital of Guizhou! Upon your arrival, your local guide and driver will meet you at the airport or railway station in Guiyang, escort you to your hotel in downtown and help you check in. Have a little bit rest and fresh up!

Then, drive to feel the pleasant refreshing air of Guiyang by first visiting Qianling Park that is the No.1 Mountain in South Guizhou, the top best place to feel leisure life of Guiyang citizens, and also one of the reason why Guiyang is called “City of Forest”. Watch locals dancing and doing exercise at the park and walk up via the steps at Nine Bending Path with verdant forests to Hong Fu Temple. That is a solemn temple site since 1672 AD and is popular to see grand Buddhist halls along the mountain and groups of believers worshiping there. Enjoy some pleasant moments encountering the groups of cute wild macaques from little to elder, feeling the cool of the emerald forest mountain, hearing the chipping of the birds, admiring the magnificent new skyline of thriving Guiyang City with rich “Green” before taking the cable way down to the exit!

Next, go to visit Jiaxiu Pavilion, the symbol of Guiyang city with a history of more than 400 years. Standing on a rock on Nanming River, with two stone bridges linking, the wooden tower of 3 storeys and 22.9 meters high is a must-see for visiting Guiyang and great to admire the sightseeing of the river. It is particularly appealing at sunset and night when the entire quaint tower is outlined clearly and ignited into orange and golden, against the dazzling night view of the surrounding modern skyscrapers of Guiyang city center! Take a nice walk along the river to enjoy the river wind and cityscape of Guiyang!

After today’s visiting, be escorted back to your hotel and stay overnight in Guiyang!

Arrival Ideas: Visitors can get to Guiyang by flights from about 14 international destinations including Bangkok, Phuket Island, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, etc. and about 70 domestic cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Changsha, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, etc. Besides, Guiyang has high speed trains from Chongqing (2hrs), Chengdu (3.5hrs), Guilin (2hrs), Guangzhou (4.5hrs), Changsha (3hrs), Wuhan (4.5hrs), Kunming (2hrs), Nanning (5hrs), Shanghai (8.5hrs), Beijing (8.5hrs), Xian (7.5hrs), Zhengzhou (6.5hrs), etc.

Guiyang Qianling Park Jiaxiu Tower in Guiyang
Day 2 Guiyang - Huangguoshu Waterfall - Anshun (B)

After breakfast, drive about 2.5 hours to Anshun for today’s trip to Huangguoshu Waterfall, which is the largest waterfall in Asia. You will appreciate different views of the waterfall, especially go behind the waterfall and see how water starts dropping and touch the waterfall.

Visit Doupotang Scenic Area which is one of the shooting places of well-known TV series of one of the four Chinese literature classics - “Pilgrimage to the West”. Walk pleasantly there to appreciate the 105 meters wide and 21 meters high waterfall formed on the more than 100 meters calcific beach bar, which dumps from the top giant pool of 15 thousand square meters wide. As the waterfall always roars strongly during flooding period, it is also named “Roaring Waterfall”.

Next, take the sightseeing vehicle to have a close admiration of Tianxingqiao Scenic Area. Catch all its essences of Karst landscape to know why it is complimented as a fairyland of Karst ecology miniature landscape with different sceneries at different angles and idyllic environment of birds and flowers, water and mountain, forest and cave, etc. Here you will watch the stone of forest of 0.4 square kilometers grows on water with verdant undershrub and cactus, meet the Beauty Banyan looks like a beautiful lady with graceful posture, have an enjoyable stroll in Heavenly Star Cave to see the diverse shaped Karst stalagmites, columns, flowers, etc. with multiple lights, with some looking like fishes, chicken, rice terraces, and so on. You will also enjoy the view of the Waterfall of Silver Chain Dropping to the Pool to see its shimmering water branches falling like thousands of silver chains, white wedding veil, lotus leaves, etc. during different seasons.

Then, take the sightseeing vehicle to see the iconic Huangguoshu Waterfall of 77.8 meters high and 101 meters wide. With such magnificent and shocking scenery, it is the No.1 largest waterfall in whole Asia and one of the most famous waterfalls around the world. Walk around the waterfall to admire its distinct landscape from different angles and feel its breathtaking roaring of falling into the 17 meters deep shoal. Besides, you will encounter with more inspiring places including the 134 meters dragon-like Water Curtain Cave behind the waterfall, more than 3,000 excellent bonsai displayed exquisitely in the bonsai garden, and more to feel the grand sight of the large scenic area.

After the visiting, your guide and driver will escort you to the hotel in Anshun City and help you check in. Stay overnight in Anshun.

(Note of lunch today: As there is no dining facilities provided in Huangguoshu Waterfall tourist area, we suggest you enjoy your lunch today in the restaurants at the entrance of the tourist area or prepare some food with you!)

Huangguoshu Waterfall Huangguoshu Doupotang Waterfall Waterfall of Silver Chain Dropping to the Pool Tianxingqiao Scenic Area Stone Forest on Water
Day 3 Anshun - Bijie - Guiyang Departure (B,L)

Today, after breakfast, you guide and driver will meet you at the hotel and then escort you for about 1-1.5 hours to Tianlong Tunpu Village that is the most famous Tunbao (village fortress) in Southwest Guizhou. With all streets, walls, roofs, etc. are built with stones, this ancient town is also called a stone world for a different architecture admiration. And you will not miss to visit the special Tianlong School constructed also with stones under the emphasis on education of past villagers. Besides the buildings, walk around to savor the unique and traditional Tunbao culture there, which was left from Ming Dynasty more than 600 years ago under the special historical background of stationing troops. Thus, enjoy your moments meeting the local women with typical exquisite traditional blue costumes with fancy embroidery patterns chatting together or sewing, who are mostly the decedents of those armies. Walk along the stone streets to see lots of bright colored masks and enjoy the featured Dixi Opera which is a kind of drama kept from ancient Ming period with performers wearing masks, colorful long skirts and battle banners to encourage armies and frighten enemies. Then, walk up to Tiantai Mountain to visit the historic Wulong Temple with city walls and catch the panoramic view of the entire Tianlong Tunpu Village.

Then, drive about 1.5 hours to explore the fabulous Zhijin Cave which has been listed as No.1 of “Most Beautiful Tourist Cave in China” by China National Geography and the World Geopark by UNESCO. Take your curiosity to walk into the Karst cave and explore its 6 enormous halls over ten thousand s.q.m wide and 13 halls over three thousand s.q.m wide. The more natural lights and colorful lights there let you have a clearly look at all kinds of Karst accumulations, including stalactites, stalagmites, stone flowers, etc. formed 500,000 years ago. During you exploring walking, find the best treasure of Zhijin Cave - helmet overlord which is the stalactites looks mostly like a helmet and was once shown on the large screen at Times Square in New York in 2017. Moreover, continue to find more amazing Karst creations, including the ones like a tree, a natural bridge, a lion, a frog, dragons, thousands of hills, palace of immortals, and so on. You will find out why it is said no more visiting to caves after visiting Zhijin Cave!

After the visiting, you will be escorted to the airport / train station in Guiyang for your flights / train to the next destination or home! Service Ends!

Note: if you want to travel further to ethnic minority villages, Mount Fanjing, etc. in Guizhou, contact us and we’ll arrange the private tour for you.

Tianlong Tunpu Village Tianlong Tunpu Village

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