Welcome to Sānjiāng


The town is best treated as an arrival, overnighting and departure point, with high-speed trains to Guìlín and slower trains north into Húnán province.


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$284.17 Cultural & Theme Tours

Free and Easy Sanjiang Weekend By Bullet Train

Day 1 Hong Kong to Shenzhen (By coach) to Sanjiang (By Bullet Train)Transfer to Shenzhen North Railway Station. Take 4-hour bullet train to Sanjiang. You need to change a train at Guangzhou South Railway Station.  - IMPORTANT NOTICE -  (1) Deluxe option: hotel pickup in Hong Kong and transfer by a private vehicle.  Economy option: Take a shuttle bus from Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, North Point, Sheung Wan or Wan Chai (2) Hotel room with breakfast has been reserved in advance.  Tonight you will stay overnight in Chengyang village.  (3) Return bullet train ticket and shuttle bus ticket from Shenzhen North Railway Station has been reserved. (4) No tour guide and transfer service will be arranged when you arrive in Sanjiang.  Free time in Sanjiang.  Recommended activities are: Chengyang is a village 20 km north of Sanjiang, is becoming a popular tourist destination with backpackers. It is a region traditionally inhabited by the Dong people. There are 8 villages scattering in rice paddies and rivers. The rice paddies and the beautiful village scenery will feast your eyes with a pure country life style.  Day 2 Chengyang villageFree time in Sanjiang. There are 8 villages scattering along Linxi river: MaAn Village, Ping Village, Yan Village, PingTan village, Dong Village, ChengYangDa Village, PingPu Village and Jichang Village. All villages are in walking distance. MaAn VillageA singing and dacing hosted by local villagers will be opened at 10:00 - 11:00. All cast memebers are from the village. The theatre is near the drum tower, which is a place for locals to relax after a whole day work. You will have chance to see lots of local activities here. Ping VillageThe largest Dong villages in the region, with more than 300 households and a population of 2000. The Flower Bridges in Ping Village are covered with pavilions, they are the most beautiful ones in this area.  Waterwheels along Linxi RiverRice planting is important in Chengyang. Since ancient times, Dong people built huge wooden waterwheels to pump water from the river for irrigation. Different activities can be seen in Spring, Sumer and Autumn time. Day 3 Sanjiang to Hong Kong Feel free to explore Sanjiang countryside.  Take 4 hours train to Shenzhen.  When you arrive at Shenzhen bullet train station, you will take shuttle bus to Hong Kong.  Bus runs every half hour from 07:30 to 19:00.  Please tell your preferred destination upon reservation:  Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, North Point, Sheung Wan or Wan Chai.  E-ticket will be sent to you in advance.

$370 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer From Guilin to Zhaoxing and stops at Chengyang Dong Village

Our driver will meet you of Guilin/Yangshuo hotel lobby at 9:00am.Guilin is 300KM away from Zhaoxing, The journey takes 6-7 hours by private car, because we also need to stop at the Chengyang Dong village, If we don't stops at Chengyang Dong village, just take a 4 hours.   Sanjiang County is located in the Guangxi, Guizhou and Hunan three provinces border region, it is a Dong Minority County; and Chengyangwhich is also named Saier, is a representative Dong Minority community in Sanjiang. Here in Chengyang, you could not only enjoy Dong style clothing and cultures, but also discover amazing Dong sytle architectures. Chengyang Dong Villages include 8 traditional natural villages, they are Ma'an, Ping Zhai, Yan Zhai, Pingtan, Dong Zhai, Da Zhai, Pingpu and Jichang. In this 12.55 square kilometers area, the eight villages have about 2200 Dong families and over 10000 people.   When you walk in Chengyang, you will find yourself in a natural Dong Minority Museum, eight natural villages, each village has a wind and rain bridge, a drum tower and a stage, different villages have different styles on design of these public Dong architectures, if you have time, you could rent a local villager to tell you the differences of each village, very interesting.   Itinerary:   9:00--11:30:Guilin or Yangshuo hotel --Chengyang Dong village.  11:30--13:30: Visit the Chengyang Dong village area  by yourself and have a lunch there  13:30--15:30: Transfer to Zhaoxing village gate

$100 Private & Custom Tours

2 Days Longji Rice Terraces & Chengyang Dong Village Private Tour

The Longji Rice Terraces is a beautiful natural picture. The linked together rice terraces vary from season to season. In spring, the water is irrigated into the fields and the terraces look like great chains or ribbons hung on the hillsides. When the onset of summer, green waves rush continuously down the mountainside from the heaven. The theme of autumn is the harvest, with the mountainside decorated with the gold of ripened millet. Coming into winter, the whole mountain will be covered with white snow, just like dragons playing with water.  Sanjiang County is located in the Guangxi, Guizhou and Hunan three provinces border region, it is a Dong Minority County; and Chengyangwhich is also named Saier, is a representative Dong Minority community in Sanjiang. Here in Chengyang, you could not only enjoy Dong style clothing and cultures, but also discover amazing Dong sytle architectures.  Itinerary:  D-1: Pick up at Guilin/Yangshuo hotel or Guilin airport & train station & Touring in Ping'an terraces, hiking from Nine dragons & five tigers to Seven stars with Moon area. Stay at Ping'an village or Dazhai village. Tour duration: 9:00--17:00 D-2: Transfer to Chengyang Dong village & Visit the Chengyang Bridge & Dong village and catch the local show and drop off at Guilin/Yangshuo hotel or Guilin airport & train station & Sanjiang Train station. Tour duration: 9:00--17:00

$500 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer From Fenghuang to Guilin and stops at Chengyang Dong Village

Our driver will meet you at any places of the Fenghuang area at 9:00am or any time before 15:00pm,  Guilin is 400KM away from Fenghuang, The journey takes 6-7 hours by private car, because we also need to stop at the Chengyang Dong village , If we don't stops at Chengyang Dong village just take a 5 hours.  Chengyang is a cluster of eight villages in a small river valley, in hilly country about five hours northwest of Guilin. It is about 18 kilometers north of Sanjiang on the Linxi River. The township is a farming community with tea plantations in the hills and fields next to the river. The villages are clusters of wooden structures, and the whole view is idyllic. Chengyang has a covered bridge, the Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, over the river. The bridge is built on five thick pillars, and atop each pillar are multi-story wooden structures with layered roofs. It is unusual architecture. Perhaps the heavy layered roofs are meant to weigh the bridge down to the pillar foundations. There are about 100 traditional covered bridges like this in the area, but this is a big one. The big intricately covered bridges don’t seem so necessary for shelter, since the weather is generally mild. The Chengyang area is great hiking country, so the place is a great area for getting out and exploring a picturesque farming community with a unique culture. After the visit, we can have a simple lunch, like the rice noodles at Chengyang area then ahead to Guilin area, from Chengyang to Guilin area need 2hrs driving and arrival in Guilin/Yangshuo around 16:30.

$500 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer From Guilin To Fenghuang and stops at Chengyang Dong Village

Our driver will meet you at any places of the Longji terraces or Guilin city center area or Yangshuo area at 9:00am or any time before 15:00pm. Guilin is 400KM away from Fenghuang, The journey takes 6-7 hours by private car, because we also need to stop at the Chengyang Dong village , If we don't stops at Chengyang Dong village just take a 5 hours.   Chengyang is a cluster of eight villages in a small river valley, in hilly country about five hours northwest of Guilin. It is about 18 kilometers north of Sanjiang on the Linxi River. The township is a farming community with tea plantations in the hills and fields next to the river. The villages are clusters of wooden structures, and the whole view is idyllic. Chengyang has a covered bridge, the Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, over the river. The bridge is built on five thick pillars, and atop each pillar are multi-story wooden structures with layered roofs. It is unusual architecture. Perhaps the heavy layered roofs are meant to weigh the bridge down to the pillar foundations. There are about 100 traditional covered bridges like this in the area, but this is a big one. The big intricately covered bridges don’t seem so necessary for shelter, since the weather is generally mild. The Chengyang area is great hiking country, so the place is a great area for getting out and exploring a picturesque farming community with a unique culture. After the visit, we can have a simple lunch, like the rice noodles at Chengyang area then ahead to Guilin area, from Chengyang to Fenghuang area need 3hrs driving and arrival in Fenghuang around 16:30.

$75 Private & Custom Tours

Longji Rice Terraces & Sanjiang Chengyang Dong village Private Day Tour

The Longji Rice Terraces offer some of the most fantastic scenery in China or indeed the world. Beautiful when the sun reflects in the water of the paddy fields and glowing with yellow ears when the harvest is ripe, Longji (Dragon's Back) is a feast for the eyes.There are about 66 square kilometers (25 sq mi) of terraced fields. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides, and look like great amphitheatres or ribbons as they wind round the contours in tiered bands. Sanjiang County is located in the Guangxi, Guizhou and Hunan three provinces border region, it is a Dong Minority County; and Chengyang which is also named Saier, is a representative Dong Minority community in Sanjiang. Here in Chengyang, you could not only enjoy Dong style clothing and cultures, but also discover amazing Dong sytle architectures. Chengyang Dong Villages include 8 traditional natural villages, they are Ma'an, Ping Zhai, Yan Zhai, Pingtan, Dong Zhai, Da Zhai, Pingpu and Jichang. In this 12.55 square kilometers area, the eight villages have about 2200 Dong families and over 10000 people. When you walk in Chengyang, you will find yourself in a natural Dong Minority Museum, eight natural villages, each village has a wind and rain bridge, a drum tower and a stage, different villages have different styles on design of these public Dong architectures, if you have time, you could rent a local villager to tell you the differences of each village, very interesting. Itinerary:8:00--9:30: Guilin--Longji terraces--Ping'an village. 9:30--11:30: Visit the Ping'an village/terraces area. 11:30--12:30: Have a lunch at Long hair village. 12:30--14:00: Transfer to Chengyang village. 14:00--16:30: Visit the Chengyang Dong village. 16:30--18:30: Back to Guilin hotel/Guilin airport/train station.