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The Sister’s Meal Festival invites you to an ancient custom of courtship of the Miao people. The festival takes place every spring and is one of the most active festivals of the Miao. It is regarded as the Oriental Valentine’s Day. It is held on the 15th day of the third lunar month, and the Miao celebrate it with numerous customs and traditional activities, including drum dancing, buffalo fights, horse racing, and lusheng dancing.

    Destinations: Guiyang,Kaili

    Overview
    The Sister's Meal Festival invites you to an ancient custom of courtship of the Miao people. The festival takes place every spring and is one of the most active festivals of the Miao. It is regarded as the Oriental Valentine's Day. It is held on the 15th day of the third lunar month, and the Miao celebrate it with numerous customs and traditional activities, including drum dancing, buffalo fights, horse racing, and lusheng dancing.

    Brief itinerary
    Day 01 Apr 09 Arrive in Guiyang, airport pick up, drive to Kaili (No meals incl.)
    Day 02 Apr 10 Kaili explore Miao villages (Breakfast)
    Day 03 Apr 11 Drive to Shidong ,celebrate the Sister's Meal Festival in Shidong (Breakfast)
    Day 04 Apr 12 Drive to Guiyang and departure, visit Shiqiao and Qingman Miao village on the way (Breakfast)

    Duration:4 days
    Departure: 09/04/2017-12/04/2017
    Activities level: Moderate
    Hotel Accommodation:
    Kaili: Grand Metro Park Heaven-sent
    Transport: Air-conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 3 hotel breakfasts
    Price: CNY 2850 per person, twin sharing, single room surcharge CNY 990 p. person
    Size of group: min 6 persons

    Includes:
    3 nights hotel Accommodations with twin or double std room
    Arrival and departure private transfers on day 1 and day 4
    Private transfers with air-conditional vehicle as indicated in itinerary
    Sightseeing tour, entrance fee as indicated in the itinerary
    Local licensed English speaking guide as indicated in itinerary
    Daily hotel breakfast as indicated in itinerary
    Day 01 Apr 09 Arrive in Guiyang, drive to Kaili(200KM)(No meals incl.)
    Arrive in Guiyang, meet at the airport and drive to Kaili. Guiyang is the capital of Guizhou province with a population of 4.5 million. It is the gateway to literally thousands of minority ethnic villages. Kaili is situated 195km east of Guiyang. It hosts more than 120 festivals every year. Its surrounding villages still retain their original culture and charm. You will explore the countryside of terraced hillsides and quaint towns and wooden villages.

    Day 02 Apr 10 Kaili-Shidong -Kaili (Breakfast)
    Drive approx.1.5 hours to Shidong . Celebrate the Sisters’ Meal Festival with the Miao. During the festival you will see their colorful costumes, embroidery and silverwares. The activities during the festival are: buffalo fighting, dragon-boat racing, drum dancing and lusheng dancing. You may find the beautiful Miao handcraft in the local market and bring them back home. Before heading back to Kaili, visit Sun Drum Miao & Dong Costumes Museum.

    Day 03 Apr 11 Kaili (Breakfast)
    Morning explore Sunday market. Then 1 hour’s coach transfer to visit Datang short-skirt Miao Village. Women wear the short-skirt all year round has been 500-600 years of history. Only in recent years, after have had the contacts with the outside world, they find also very convenient wearing the pants.

    Then, visit Paika Miao Village and hiking to Shuidian Miao Village. Visit then Jidao long-skirt Miao Village. The village has hundreds of Miao families. The women wear often the long skirt, so the village is also called long-skirt Miao village. Jidao Village has the well-preserved architecture as well as the folk customs. You will enjoy the beautiful landscape. The duration is about 40 min. Paika Village is the hometown of lusheng production (bamboo-reed pipe) – a music instrument of the Miao. 12 households out of 80 in Paika Village are specialized in making lusheng. You will visit one of them to see the entire production process.

    Day 04 Apr 12 Kaili-Guiyang (Breakfast)
    Morning drive back to Guiyang. En route, visit Shiqiao to see its traditional way of making paper from the bark of mulberry tree. Then drive to Qingman Miao village to experience their daily life by visiting the local families. Meanwhile, you can appreciate Miao people’s typical architecture---Wooden stilt house.
    City: Kaili
    BeijingHotel Name: Grand Metro Park Heaven-sent
    Information: Invested 1 billion to build, covers an area of 500 acres, a leisure holiday products as the core, eco-tourism, business tourism, cultural tourism, sport leisure products as the focus of the five-star resort hotel. The hotel located in the middle against Carey welcome national customs Park. Hotel include A, B two buildings, of which 600 sets of rooms, seats 1,500, in addition to including the International Conference Centre, SPA services, business services, catering and so on.
    Location: It is about 8 minutes drive to local railway station, near to nationality's amorous feelings garden and Gymnasium


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