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Sister’s Meal Festival & Lusheng Festival

Festivals Tours in Guizhou - Sister’s Meal Festival & Lusheng Festival - 5 Days

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Guiyang - Kaili - Guiyang
This tour provides you a chance to experience the unique ethnic culture in Southwest China. Take a walk into the local villages and appreciate the traditional life style of Miao People and Dong People.
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Guizhou, a unique experience of ethnic culture

Guizhou has lots of ethnic festivals throughout the year. We have listed three major festivals worth attending while visiting Guizhou. See our festival tours, or simply let us customize a trip for you.

Three major festivals calendar in 2016

Sister’s Meal Festival

Date:  Apr, 21-23 in 2016

Place: Shidong Village in Taijiang

Featured activities: folk song singing & Lusheng dance

 

Lusheng Festival

Date:  Feb, 26-28 & Oct, 27-29 in 2016

Place: area near Kaili

Featured activities: folk song singing, bullfighting & Lusheng dance

 

Sacrifice to Heaven Festival

Date: July 18 in 2016

Place: Huanggang Village near Zhaoxing

Featured activities: sacrifice ceremony & folk song singing

 

Note: the date of the festivals needs to be reconfirmed again.

Sisters’ Meal Festival

Sisters’ Meal Festival is a celebration of love and spring. It falls on the 15th day of March in the lunar calendar and lasts 3 days. At the time of the gathering, young girls wear their most beautiful dresses and delicate silver accessories to attract the young men. A kaleidoscope of ethnic costumes will provide you an exotic fashion show.

 

Itinerary of the Sisters’ Meal Festival

 

Day 1 Guiyang

Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 2 Guiyang - Kaili

In the morning, take a car ride to Kaili and explore Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village. Then visit the Shiqiao Miao Village and see its traditional way of making paper from the bark of mulberry tree.

 

Day 3 Kaili - Shidong - Kaili

Today, take a car ride to Shidong and join in the Sisters’ Meal Festival.

Later, transfer back to the hotel in Kaili.

 

Day 4 Kaili - Guiyang

Transfer from Kaili to the airport in Guiyang for your departure.

Lusheng Festival

During the Lusheng Festival, the Miao people come from far and near to attend this gathering. Hundreds of the Lusheng (a reed instrument) in dozens of groups are simultaneously played by the boys and the music is reverberating far and wide. The Miao girls wearing silver-decorated ethnic costumes are dancing together to the rhythms, forming one circle after another together on the playing ground, and appearing a silver swirling sea.

 

Itinerary of the Lusheng Festival in October/November

 

Day 1 Guiyang

Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 2 Guiyang - Kaili

Take a car ride to Kaili and explore Qingman Short-skirt Miao Village. Then visit the Shiqiao Miao Village and see its traditional way of making paper from the bark of mulberry tree.

 

Day 3 Kaili - Huangping - Kaili

Take a car ride to Huangping County and join in the Lusheng Festival in Chong'anjiang.

Later, transfer back to the hotel in Kaili.

 

Day 4 Kaili - Huangping - Kaili

Take a car ride to Huangping County and join in the Lusheng Festival in Gulong.

Later, transfer back to the hotel in Kaili.

 

Day 5 Kaili - Guiyang

Transfer from Kaili to the airport in Guiyang for your departure.

Sacrifice to Heaven Festival

The Festival of Sacrifice to Heaven is a special celebration of the Dong Ethnic Group. It is originated from the Huanggang Village near Zhaoxing in Guizhou. During the Festival, local people sacrifice livestock to the gods and thousands of villagers pray for good harvest by shouting to the gods for 2 - 3 hours. After the sacrificial rites, they will have a traditional banquet and sing folk songs together.

 

Itinerary of the Sacrifice to Heaven Festival

 

Day 1 Guiyang

Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 2 Guiyang - Kaili

In the morning, take a car ride to Kaili and visit the Matang Miao Village and Kaili Museum.

 

Day 3 Kaili - Rongjiang

Today visit the Langde Miao Village and the Shiqiao Miao Village and see its traditional way of making paper from the bark of mulberry tree. Then take a car ride to Rongjiang.

 

Day 4 Rongjiang - Congjiang

Today, take a car ride to Congjiang and visit the Dali Dong Village and the Basha Miao Village en route.

 

Day 5 Congjiang - Huanggang - Zhaoxing

Take a car ride to Huanggang and join in the Festival of Sacrifice to Heaven.

Then transfer to the hotel in Zhaoxing.

 

Day 6 Zhaoxing

Today, take a visit to the Zhaoxing Dong Village and Tang’an Dong Villages with its surrounding terraced fields.

 

Day 7 Zhaoxing - Sanjiang

In the morning, take car ride to Sanjiang. Visit the Chengyang Village Clusters. Then admire the Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge.

 

Day 8 Sanjiang - Longsheng - Guilin

Take a car ride to Longsheng County and pay a visit to Longsheng Dragon Spine Rice Terraces.

Then take a car ride to Guilin.

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