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Top 16 Guizhou Attractions 2021

Guizhou Province situated in Southwest China is a treasurable travel destination, which has been listed at No.6 in “Top 10 Region to Visit in 2020” by Lonely Planet. Also as the new big travel destination highly recommended by CNN in 2018, Guizhou has its quite special natural, cultural and gourmet charm to attract a growing number of visitors around the globe to make a real discovery! So what to see in Guizhou? Apart from the honored well-known Huangguoshu Waterfall, the Vast Guizhou mountain region also boasts a series of featured Karst and Danxia landscape bestowed as UNESCO world natural heritage treasures, abundant wonderful villages of local Miao, Dong, Yao and other 18 ethnic groups popular to admire the centuries old wooden houses, colorful costume and shining accessories, jubilant ethnic festivals around the year, world largest telescope exploring the mystery of the universe, etc. Check the top 16 tourist attractions in Guizhou most favored by travelers at below to plan your Guizhou trip 2021/2022 to explore all the splendors of the diverse Guizhou!

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No.1: Huangguoshu Waterfall - Largest Waterfall in Asia in Various Beauty

Huangguoshu Waterfall is the honored No.1 attraction in Guizhou since last century. It is the proud largest waterfall in Asia with a height of 77.8 meters and a length of 101 meters, which makes all visitor marvel at its superb magnificent power no matter walking to the path behind the waterfall or admiring its glamor from other different angles. Also, the large scenic area boasts various waterfalls to let you appreciate the changing beauty of water, such as the pearl like drops at Yinlian Zhuitan Waterfall, famous Doupotang Waterfall looking elegant and calm in normal and fierce in flood months, etc. Besides, after discover the wonderful Karst sightseeing of peculiar stone forest on water, dazzling caverns, etc. at Tianxingqiaon Scenic Area, you will figure out why Huangguoshu is reputed as the wonder on Karst landform. To enjoy a cool vacation and discover the essence of Guizhou, Huangguoshu Waterfall is not to be missed for anyone!

Location: Huangguoshu Town, Zhenning Buyi and Miao Autonomous County, Anshun City (贵州省镇宁布依族苗族自治县黄果树镇);

How to Get There: 1 hour & 40 minutes driving from Guiyang City; 30-40 minutes by bullet train from Guiyang with another 40 minutes driving from Anshun West Station

Opening Hours: March 01 - November 30: 7:00-18:00 (Doupotang Scenic Area, Huangguoshu Waterfall), 7:00-17:30 (Tianxingqiao Scenic Area); December 01 - next February 28: 7:30-18:00 (Doupotang Scenic Area, Huangguoshu Waterfall), 7:30-17:30 (Tianxingqiao Scenic Area)

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: Entrance Fee: 160 CNY/pp from March 01 to November 30; 150 CNY/pp from December 01 to next February 28

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 3 Days Guiyang City Tour with Huangguoshu Waterfall
☛ 6 Days Diverse Guizhou Tour (Guiyang / Kaili / Fanjingshan)

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No.2: Mount Fanjing - Unique Shaped UNESCO Natural Heritage Mountain

Mount Fanjing in Tongren in Northeast Guizhou has been listed into the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site List in 2018! That new world famous site is the right place to find the unbelievable view of the two Fanjingshan Temples standing on the narrow summit of two towering peaks linking together, which often shows on those promo photos of Fanjingshan and Guizhou. Also, the vivid Mushroom Stone pillar keeping the amazing shape for over 1 billion years will let you witness the so incredible creativity of nature and make the top best photography works of the year! The golden summit rising up to 2,493 meters with frequent clouds surrounding gives mysterious charm of this holy land of Buddhist culture. However, the unique shaped stone rocks with layers of metals and fossils in the sea gives the world the important evidence that Fanjingshan area in fact belonged to the ocean 1.4 billion years ago. Moreover, as the important bodhimaṇḍa of the Maitreya Buddha, Fanjingshan meaning "Brahma's Pure Land" preserves a worthy cluster of Buddhist temples for your closer up to the holy Buddhist culture and seek the calm pure of mind and soul! Check more about Mount Fanjing.

Location: Fanjingshan Scenic Area, Jiangkou Country, Tongren City (贵州省铜仁市江口县梵净山村)

How to Get There: 1 hour & 20 minutes driving from Tongren Airport, 2 hours driving from Tongren Sourth Railway Station

Opening Hours: 8:00 - 18:00 (19:00pm from March to November)

Visiting Time: half to one day

Ticket Price: March 1st to November 30th: CNY 100/person; December 1st to end of February: CNY 90/person

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 3 Days Classic Fanjingshan Tour
☛ 7 Days Zhangjiajie to Fanjingshan Unbelievable Nature Tour

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No.3: Xijiang Miao Village - Largest Ethnic Miao Village in China

Xijiang Miao Villag is the largest ethnic Miao village in the whole world, which is not to be missed if you are seeking the typical village of Miao generations in China! Located lying the mountains with 35 km to Kaili (capital of Qiandongnan Prefecture) and 260 km to Guiyang, Xijiang Miao Village, the valuable open air museum of Miao is particular popular to admire the large town-size village of Miao people’s life and culture. Thousands stilted wooden houses linking together looks both beautiful against the lush green mountain backdrop and also with the glittery lamps and lights at night, which is as beautiful as the stars in the sky. Besides, smiling Miao ladies dressing up in their bright sapphire Miao costumes with colorful decorations and famous silver jewellery will give great ethnic song and dance performance to give you a memorable trip to Xijiang!

Location: Nangui Village, Xijiang Town, Leishan County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南苗族侗族自治州雷山县西江镇南贵村)

How to Get There: about 1 hour driving from Kaili downtown; about 3 hours driving from Guiyang City.

Opening Hours: 24 hours every day

Visiting Time: 1 day

Ticket Price:  90 CNY/person

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 3 Days Kaili Minority & Cultural Experience Tour with Xijiang Miao Village
☛ 6 Days Diverse Guizhou Tour (Guiyang / Kaili / Fanjingshan)

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No.4: Qingyan Old Town - Top Best Guizhou Old Towns with Outstanding Scholars’ Stories

Qingyan Old Town in the south suburb of Guiyang City is one of the 4 great old towns in whole Guizhou Province. With over 600 years history since 1,378 in Ming period, Qingyan is top recommended to learn the passing stories in Guizhou and particularly admire the power of the past military fortress.The symbolic Dingguan Gate and the old city wall for a panoramic old town view are not to be missed for a discovery of Qingyan Old Town. However, also remember to walk deep to the Rare Street with polished paved path for old time recall and pay an interesting visit to the Former Residence of Zhao Yijiong to hear the record-breaking stories of the notable family with 3 outstanding scholars during the ancient imperial examination!

Location: Qingyan Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang City (贵阳市花溪区青岩镇)

How to Get There: about 40-50 minutes driving from Guiyang downtown; buses are available.

Opening Hours: 08:30-17:30 every day

Visiting Time: half a day

Best Time to Visit: all year round, Nov. to May is best with beautiful snow scenery.

Ticket Price: entrance of CNY 10/person; ticket package CNY 60/person for visiting the specific attractions

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 2 Days Classic Guiyang Tour with Qingyan Ancient Town
☛ 5 Days Guiyang Fanjingshan Tour with Huangguoshu Waterfall

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No.5: Xiaoqikong Scenic Area - Fairyland Waterscape in UNESCO Heritage List

Xiaoqikong Scenic Area is situated in Libo County with is praised as the "Emerald on the belt of the earth". While, Xiaoqikong is particularly the most shining part of that valuable gem of nature, like a hidden land of idyllic beauty. Recorded into the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list as a part of South China Karst and reputed as beautiful as Jiuzhai Valley in Sichuan, Xiaoqikong is the best place to admire beautiful water landscape in Guizhou. In this large scenic area, you will appreciate the elegant waterfall flying from the mountain like the pure white gauzy dress of the goddess, enjoy boating in the forest on emerald water, walk along the cool and pleasant 68-scaled Waterfall with diverse forms, and step on the iconic Xiaoqikong Bridge with luxurious forest surrounding along the gem-like water, etc.! Colorful leaves in autumn will dress Xiaoqikong extremely appealing for the love of shutterbugs!

Location: Libo County, Qiannan Buyi Miao Autonomous Prefecture (黔南布依族苗族自治州荔波县)

How to Get There: 3.5 hours driving from Guiyang; 2.5 hours by distance coach from Guiyang to Libo with another 50-60 minutes driving from the bus station to the scenic spot.

Opening Hours: 07:30-16:30

Visiting Time: 1 day

Ticket Price: CNY 130/person during March to November, CNY 110/person during December to February.

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 7 Days Best of Guizhou Tour with Nature & Culture Highlights

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No.6: Zhenyuan Old Town - Guizhou Best Ancient Town in Peace & Elegance

Zhenyuan Old Town in rich ethnic Han style in Southeast Guizhou is a special site in this province with major ethnic minority flavors. With over 2,200 years’ history, Zhenyuan still preserves strong antique atmosphere to seek the old days with the gray stone bridge crossing, exquisite old octagonal pavilion with flying eaves, and a spread of orderly stone buildings lining along the clear Wuyang River. It was once the key way for people from south China to reach southeast Asian countries including Burma, Laos, Thailand, India, etc. via Guizhou during the past. However, nowadays, Zhenyuan is really quieter and peaceful to spend some leisure relaxing days. Plus, night view there is really worthy for some nice photo shots!

Location: Zhenyuan County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南苗族侗族自治州镇远县)

How to Get There: 2-2.5 hours driving from Kaili City, 4-4.5 hours driving from Guiyang City

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day; about 08:00-17:00 for some attractions within the scenic area.

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: free for entry. Some attractions need extra charges

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 5 Days Southeast Guizhou Ethnic Tour with Amazing Cultural & Hiking Experience
☛ 6 Days Guizhou In-depth Ethnic Tour with Jiabang Rice Terraces

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No.7: Zhaoxing Dong Village - Charming Largest Dong Ethnic Village in China

Zhaoxing Dong Village, reputed as the No.1 Dong Village, is the largest Dong village in whole China, which houses more than 6,000 Dong ethnic people. With high speed train connecting this place with many major destinations, Zhaoxing is particular popular and convenient to access to for the typical Dong village discovery! Situated in the basin of Liping County, surrounded by mountains, Zhaoxing Village has very beautiful landscape with verdant forest embracing the pure tilted wooden houses into a peaceful little town, with a lovely stream belting. 5 drum towers housed there is quite rare for anyone Dong village, which look especially quaint and classic. Besides, you are highly recommended to stay there to appreciate the night lights turning the village into a Chinese styled fairy town.

Location: Zhaoxing Town, Liping County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南苗族侗族自治州黎平县肇兴镇)

How to Get There: 15-20 minutes driving from Congjiang Station; 2.5-3 hours driving from Kaili; 2.5 hours driving from Guilin City in Guangxi

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: CNY 80/person for entrance fee (valid for three days enter again)

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 8 Days Guilin Guizhou In-depth Highlights Tour (Start from Guilin)
☛ 5 Days Guizhou Miao & Dong Minority Tour

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No.8: Biasha Miao Village (or Basha Miao Village) - Last Gun-toting Tribe in China

Biasha Miao Village is one of the must-visit ethnic villages in Guizhou. The unique performance of special haircut and gun firing indeed arises the strong curiosity of visitors home and abroad very much and personal visits. Visiting Biasha Miao Village, the best highlight is on the Miao ethnic men, who look so special with hairs only on the top of the head, in a bun shape. You will see closely the thrilling hair cutting with a real sickle, the the men will hold their proud guns and fire to let you know their traditional life style and their name as “the Last Gun-toting Tribe in China.” Apart from the cultural performance, the towering ancient trees and broad rice terraces sightseeing also worth your appreciation of this old tribe of Miao.

Location: Basha Village, Bingmei Town, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南从江县丙妹镇岜沙村)

How to Get There: 20 minutes driving from Congjiang County; 3.5 hours driving from Kaili City

Opening Hours: 08:00-16:00

Visiting Time: half to one day

Ticket Price: CNY 80/person for entrance fee

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 5 Days Guizhou Miao & Dong Minority Essence Tour
☛ 6 Days Guizhou In-depth Ethnic Tour with Jiabang Rice Terraces

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No.9: Dragon Palace - Joyous Exploration of Colorful Underground Palace by Boat

Karst landscape in the world are all in Dragon Palace!” That is the extremely high compliment of Dragon Palace 30 kilometers from Anshun City and 116 kilometers from Guiyang City. Collecting outstanding groups of caverns, gorges, waterfalls, needle Karsts, streams, underground rivers, cliffs, etc., This National AAAAA Tourist Attraction will give you a great fun time for relaxing and fun. Taking a little boat to explore the colorful Karst underground palace is the most attractive enjoyment for visiting Dragon Palace, when you will appreciate countless stalagmites hanging above your head, lit in charming colors. Also, here you will admire the largest waterfall in cave. Since the annual average temperature at Dragon Palace is only around 14℃, it is particularly ideal for enjoying a cool vacation, especially in summer.

Location: Longgong Town, Xixiu District, Anshun City (安顺市西秀区龙宫镇)

How to Get There: 1.5-2 hours driving from Guiyang City; 40-50 minutes driving from Anshun City; 0.5 hour by high speed train to Anshun with another 40 minutes driving from Anshun West Station.

Opening Hours: 07:30-17:30 during March to November; 08:30-17:00 during December to February

Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

Ticket Price: CNY 150/person

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 3 Days Guiyang City Tour with Huangguoshu Waterfall
☛ 6 Days Classic Guizhou Tour to Huangguoshu & Authentic Southeast Guizhou

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No.10: Huanggang Dong Village - Top Beautiful Dong Village with Unique Festival Atmosphere

Huanggang in Liping County in Southeast Guizhou is a top beautiful Dong village in Guizhou, with over 300 unites of wooden tilted houses. However, this relative small village with only around 1600 people should boast up to 5 drum towers all look classic and ancient with fine inner decorations, which has broken the Guinness world record. Local old ladies wearing green head cloth in a shape of fish mouth, little children singing the famous Dong Grand Songs, grazing livestock, curing kitchen smoke, passing horses and carts, etc. all together make Huanggang Dong Village an idyllic peaceful place to stop the time. Moreover, Huanggang spends its most jubilant day on every lunar June 15th, which is called Han Tian Festival for praying for the rain with grand ceremony to sacrifice, singing, dancing, playing Lusheng instruments, and more importantly shouting to the sky. Why not visit there in person to witness the miracle of raining within one day after the festival?

Location: Liping County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南苗族侗族自治州黎平县)

How to Get There: 1 hour driving from Congjiang County; 50 minutes driving from Congjiang Railway Station; 2.5-3 hours driving from Kaili City

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day

Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

Ticket Price: free for entry

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 6 Days Classic Guizhou Tour to Huangguoshu & Authentic Southeast Guizhou
☛ 9 Days Guizhou & Guilin Discovery Tour with Ethnic Villages & Beautiful Landscape (Start from Guiyang)

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No.11: Xingyi Wanfenglin Scenic Area - Karst Landscape Miracle of Fabulous Peak Forest & Countryside

Wanfenglin Scenic Area(Forest of Ten Thousands Peaks) with 5,000 square meters wide coverage is one of the 5 great forests of peaks in whole China. Located in Xingyi City in southwest Guizhou, Wanfenglin is particularly popular to have a panoramic admiration of the vast forest of little Karst hills like bamboo shoots. No matter you are photographers or nature lovers, you will have a memorable trip to Wanfenglin, since it holds the unbelievably idyllic countryside sightseeing of layer of graceful hills, patched fields in yellow and green, wandering little river, verdant grooves, ancient village groups, local Buyi ethnic people, etc. Every time when lights sprinkle on the fields and rural villages through the gaps between the hills, the scenery in front is a gorgeous image worth your shutter clicking!

Location: Wanfenglin, Xingyi City, Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (黔西南布依族苗族自治州兴义市万峰林)

How to Get There: 0.5 hour driving from Xingyi City

Opening Hours: 7:30-18:30

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: CNY 80/person during March to November; CNY 60/person during December to February

Ticket Price: free for entry

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No.12: Zhijin Cave - Most Gorgeous Cave to Admire Karst Stalactites Creation

Listed as the No.1 of “Most Beautiful Tourist Caves” by Chinese National Geography and the “King Of Karst Caves in China”, Zhijin Cave absolutely should take a position on your list of Guizhou travel. Boasting about 5 million cubic meters Karst wonders of stalagmites, stalactites, stone flowers, and other 40 types of speleothems, all ignited into dazzling glories, Zhijin Cave is a mysterious wonderland to explore. Take your time to appreciate those vivid works sculpted by drops of water for 500,000 years, including helmet, pagoda, tree, palace, lion, mushroom cloud, Buddha, etc.

Location: Guanzhai Miao Ethnic Village, Zhijin County, Bijie City (毕节市织金县官寨苗族乡)

How to Get There: 1.5 hour driving from Bijie City; 1.5-2 hours driving from Guiyang City

Opening Hours: 08:30-17:30 during March to November; 09:00-17:00 during December to February

Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

Ticket Price: CNY 110/person during March to November; CNY 100during December to February

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 3 Days Huangguoshu Waterfall & Zhijin Cave Tour from Guiyang

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No.13: Jiabang Rice Terraces - One of the Six Best Rice Terraces in China

Situated in Congjiang County in Southeast Guizhou, Jiabang Rice Terraces is one of the must-see landscape in Guizhou and one of the six best rice terraces in China! Covering about ten thousand mu terraced field along the gradient mountain, Jiabang Rice Terraces make all its visitors feel standing in a fairyland with lingering mists, scattered Miao tilted wooden houses and the thousands of layers of elegant and also magnificent curving farmland pieces. No matter when you go to Jiabang, it is a fine place to pure your eyes, mind and soul. Layers of mirror-like fields are best to see in April and May with the water irrigated. Summer months are great to appreciate the refreshing natural carpets in green. While in autumn season, you will encounter the grand scene of golden yellow crops dancing with the wind and the busy harvest of local Miao people!

Location: Jiaju Village, Congjiang County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (黔东南苗族侗族自治州从江县加车村)

How to Get There: 2.5 hours driving from Congjiang County; 3 hours driving from Congjiang Railway Station; shuttle bus from Congjiang Railway Station are available

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: Free for entry

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 6 Days Guizhou In-depth Ethnic Tour with Jiabang Rice Terraces
☛ 6 Days Guizhou Ethnic Minorities & Villages Photography Tour

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No.14: Qianling Park - Top Favored Sightseeing Mountain for Refreshment

Qianling Park is one of the most popular scenic spot in Guizhou Province. With only 1.5 kilometers straight-line distance to Guiyang downtown, This mountain park with luxurious vegetation is one of the key reasons giving Guiyang the name of “City of Forest” and the favorite place to enjoy fresh air and outdoor exercise by local Guiyang people. Thus, while walking up along the steps, you can see many citizens jogging, playing taichi, dancing, etc. to get close to their healthy life style. Besides, as the playground the hundreds of wild macaques, Qianling Park is very nice to encounter with those lovely animals and see their funny gestures playing and eating. As a famous Buddhist mountain for locals, Qianling Park also has abundant temple clusters to worship for the Buddha and calm your mind down. Furthermore, do not miss the new and changing skyline of Guiyang while taking the cable car down!

Location: No.187 Zaoshan Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City (贵阳市云岩区枣山路187号)

How to Get There: 15 minutes driving from Guiyang downtown; 20 minutes driving from Guiyang Noth Railway Station; local buses are available;

Opening Hours: 06:30-22:00

Visiting Time: 1-3 hours

Ticket Price: CNY 5/person for entrance

Recommended Tour Package:
☛ 2 Days Guiyang Qingyan Ancient Town Tour
☛ 3 Days Huangguoshu Waterfall & Zhijin Cave Tour from Guiyang

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No.15: FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope) - World Largest One for Universe Exploration

FAST, short for Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, is the largest filled-aperture radio telescope, most sensitive radio telescope and the second-largest single-dish aperture in the world, and is called “Eye of the Sky”. Constructed for 22 years at Dawodang Village in South Guizhou and finally put into use in January of 2020 after testing, FAST is an important project of astronomy exploration of China. So far, this large “cooking pot” with a surface of 30 soccer fields has found 93 confirmed newfound pulsars. Apart form looking at the “Eye”, visitors will have an interesting exploration of the mysteries of the universe with the rich series of introduction and demonstration of radio astronomy, various radio telescopes, the black hole, history of astronomy in China, development of the universe, guess about the aliens, etc. And with the interactions and games, you and your children will have a fantastic time there in the “Astronomy Town”!

Location: Dawodang, Jinke Village, Kedu Town, Pingtang County, Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (黔南布依族苗族自治州平塘县克度镇金科村大窝凼)

How to Get There: 1.5 hours driving from Pingtang County; Buses from Duyun to Luodian, from Luodian to Duyun and from Luodian to Pingtang will stop at Tianwen Town (Kedu Town)

Opening Hours: 08:30-16:00 for the observation deck, 08:30-18:00 for the observation deck

Visiting Time: 2-4 hours

Ticket Price: Free for visiting the observation deck; CNY 50/person for tourist shuttle bus, CNY 50/person for Astronomy Experience Hall

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No.16: Chishui Danxia Landscape - Largest & Most Beautiful China Danxia Site Recorded in UNESCO World Heritage

Chishui Danxia National Geopark has been listed into UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, together with other 5 sites as the China Danxia. However, it is the largest one in the whole country, covering over 1,300 square kilometers area. Besides, boasting Danxia red sightseeing, Chishui Danxia also contains waterfalls, wetlands, forests, etc.together into the world rare “Green Danxia”, therefore, it became the most typical and most beautiful Danxia landscape in China for your admiration. The Buddha Rock with fiery red cliff and flying waterfall, famous Chishui Waterfall of 76 metes tall and 80 meters wide, Five Pillar Peaks with 5 powerful red stone pillars covered in half green, Swallow Rock with refreshing sightseeing of valleys, streams and waterfall, and so forth are really terrific for your cool vacation time and discovery of the typical Danxia landscape in China!

Location: Fuxing Town, Chishui City, Zunyi City (遵义市赤水市复兴镇)

How to Get There: 0.5 hour driving from Chishui City; 1.5 hours driving from Luzhou Yunlong Airport; distance coaches are available from Zunyi, Guiyang, Luzhou, etc.

Opening Hours: 08:00-16:00 from March to November; 08:00-15:30 from December to February

Visiting Time: 1-2 days

Ticket Price: CNY 80/person for Chishui Great Waterfall; CNY 80/person for Buddha Rock, CNY 40/person for Swallow Rock

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Apart from above top attractions, Guizhou also boast lots of other outstanding places to visit for your exploration of special natural landform, wonderful ethnic minority culture, tasty Guizhou food, etc. of this large travel destination, including Weining Grass Lake, Wumeng Prairie, Matang Gejia Village, Langde Miao Village, Longli Old Town, Kongshen Miao Village, Zhanli Dong Village, Dali Dong Village, Maolan Nature Reserve, Tianlong Tunpu, Maling River, Maotai Town, and so forth. You are highly recommended to discover more of Guizhou Province!

How to Plan a Guizhou Tour

Guizhou is large and for most visitors, they prefer to plan a long trip covering 2-4 destinations in this province to explore the best natural wonders and proud diverse ethnic minority culture there. For such types, they usually travel from Guiyang and plan an itinerary like Guiyang - Anshun - Qiandongnan (Kaili, Rongjiang, Congjiang or Zhaoxing), or Guiyang - Anshun - Fanjingshan - Qiandongnan, which usually needs 5-7 days

1-2 days in Guiyang:

For easy arrival by flights or bullet train. And take the rest time discovering Qingyan Old Town, Jiaxiu Tower and 1 or 2 top city parks to know the cool and pleasant Guiyang capital city;

1 days in Anshun:

Absolutely admiring the provincial symbolic Huangguoshu Waterfall with various types of beauty. Drop by the dazzling Dragon Palace, or Tianlong Tunpu Military Village if you have 1 more day there;

2-3 days in Qiandongnan (Southeast Guizhou):

Spend 1 day visiting the No.1 Xijiang Miao Village and Qingman Miao Village with Miao girls dressing mini-skirt in Kaili and transfer along to Rongjiang to see the large Zengchong Dong Village. Spend more wonderful time in Congjiang visiting Biasha Miao Village and enjoying the show of Biasha men holding guns, and transfer to Zhaoxing to explore the largest Zhaoxing Dong Village. explore deep to Zhanli Dong Village, Xiaohuang Dong Village in Congjiang or go north to Zhenyuan Old Town if you have another 1-2 days.

1 day in Fangjingshan

If you are fond of the incredible natural formation, plan 1-2 days for the transfer and full discovery of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage mountain resort.

Recommended Guizhou Tour Packages:

☛ 3 Days Guiyang City Tour with Huangguoshu Waterfall

☛ 6 Days Diverse Guizhou Tour (Guiyang / Kaili / Fanjingshan)

☛ 6 Days Classic Guizhou Tour to Huangguoshu & Authentic Southeast Guizhou

☛ 7 Days Best of Guizhou Tour with Nature & Culture Highlights

Besides, lots of travelers to Guizhou also like to plan it with some other hot destinations in China, such as Guilin with fancy Karst landscape of mountains and water, Zhangjiajie with mysterious Avatar mountains, Yunnan with pleasant scenery and wonderful ethnic culture of Naxi, Bai, Tibetan and other ethnic groups, Sichuan with adorable giant pandas and world largest Buddha statue, etc. The tour can be tailor-made according to your group size, time, physical condition, plan, interests, budget and any other special need! Please contact us to help you plan your Guizhou tour or customize a Guizhou tour!

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☛ 14 Days Wild China Tours from Shanghai to Yunnan on Expresses

Travel Guizhou with China Discovery

To help you enjoy a worry-free trip to Guizhou, we highly recommend you travel with us China Discovery. Our local experienced drivers will escort you to the attractions with comfortable car directly with speed and safety. And our English-speaking tour guide will accompany you all the way, show you the best travelling route, share interesting stories, introduce all highlights, and give you warm insider tips of avoiding offending local custom taboos, so you can focus all your attention on the highlights. Our experienced travel expert will help arrange your accommodation and plan your trip sincerely. The tour can be tailor-made according to your group size, time, physical condition, plan, interest, budget and every special need. Please feel free to contact us if you need any help!

Recommended Tours

Top 3 tours chosen by most customers to explore in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Upper Langde Miao Village Performance
6 Days Diverse Guizhou Tour (Guiyang / Kaili / Fanjingshan)

Guiyang / Anshun / Kaili / Fanjingshan

Longji Terraces Jinkeng Rice Terraces in Early Autumn
9 Days Guilin Guizhou Minority Culture and Landscape Exploration by High Speed Train

Guangzhou / Guilin / Yangshuo / Longji / Zhaoxing / Rongjiang / Kaili

Bizarre Fanjingshan Mushroom Stone with Sea of Clouds
8 Days Guilin Guizhou In-depth Highlights Tour (Start from Guilin)

Guilin / Longsheng / Yangshuo / Zhaoxing / Kaili / Fanjingshan

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