Welcome to Basha

A collection of six hamlets sprawls across a beautiful valley, with Chinese–English signs pointing the way to the various places of interest. The surrounding countryside is superb. You might also be able to arrange a hunting trip with the men.

Entrance to the village is ¥80 and there are two cultural performances each day for most of the year. Very modern Cóngjiāng (从江) is 7.5km away.

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$488 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Southeast Guizhou Minority Culture Private Guided Tour from Guiyang

D1  Guiyang-Kaili   (200Km, Driving about 3Hrs) (L)Meet guide and driver in your hotel in the early moring. Drive to Kaili. The first attranction is Shiqiao Miao village, where villagers continue to earn their living by producing and selling hand-made papers and products. Miao people make special paper by tree bark for thousands of year and offer the paper for Miao people in this region. After lunch continue drive to Matang village, where you can see Gejia people who adore bow and arrow and appreciate the traditional Gejia batik in the village, and learn the art of batik. Overnight in Kaili.D2  Kaili-Rongjiang.    (200Km, Driving about 3.5Hrs) (B+L)In the morning explore Miao's history and culture in Langde Miao Village and Datang Miao Village. Miao Ethnic Minority is both mysterious and exciting. The Miao people are identified by their dialect, dress, location and other customes. In dress we have Long Skirt Miao, Short Skirt Miao, Black Miao, Flowery Miao and Long Horned Miao. By location there are River Miao and Mountain Miao. The villagers in Langde wear long skirts, hence they are "Long Skirt Miao". The Miao style houses "Diaojiaolou" and its featured and creative festivals will cause you spell bound. After lunch drive to Rongjiang, on the way stop at Qiaotu village, in which villagers usually dress in black and blue. Men have long gowns and black turbans, and women wear collarless blue blouses, black trousers and aprons, all of which are embroidered. Overnight in Rongjiang.D3  Rongjiang-Congjiang-Zhaoxing Dong Village   (140Km, Driving about 3.5Hrs) (B+L)After breakfast drive to explore Basha village. All the Basha men have very unique hairstyles, like the men in the Qing Dynasty they wear their long hair in braids. They attach great importance to their hair bun, which they believe is a symbol of masculinity, as well as an emblem of power. Afternoon continue drive to Zhaoxing village, the largest Dong village with over 1,000 Dong households in China. The serried stilted houses built on the hillside lay out in a pleasing configuration. They are all built of Chinese fir with blue tile roofs. The village has a theater stage, singing platforms and grain barns. Drum towers are the village’s special feature. Overnight in Zhaoxing village.D4  Zhaoxing-Guiyang  (310Km, 4.5Hrs) (B+L)In the morning visit Tang’an village, situated at a mountain slope and encircled by rice fields, green trees and hills.  It has been accepted jointly by China and Norway as an ecological museum of the Dong ethnic group. Hike about 2.5hrs from Tang’an Village to Zhaoxing village, you will passing the rice fields on the way. This afternoon you will be escorted back to your hotel in Guiyang.

$283.48 Cultural & Theme Tours

Congjiang and Zhaoxing Tour by Bullet Train with Pickup from Hong Kong

Day 1 Hong Kong to Shenzhen (By Coach) to Congjiang (By Bullet Train) Transfer to Shenzhen North Railway Station. Take 4-hour bullet train to Congjiang. 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 the Basha village, 7km from Congjiang county. (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 Congjiang. Basha is a village 7 km north of Congjiang, it is reputed as the 'Last Gunmen's Tribe in China', for almost all the adult male villagers usually carry hunting guns on their shoulders and gunpowder bags, bullet bags and knives around their waists. Besides, the male villagers' distinctive hair dresses are known as the existing most ancient style in China.  For the rest of 2 and half days, free time all by yourself. Taxi fares to and from hotel will be paid by yourself.  There is no service of tour guide or coach offered by your local suppler.  This package includes of hotel pickup in Hong Kong, 2-way train tickets and accommodation with breakfast only. Day 2 Congjiang to Zhaoxing Free time in Basha village. The village is built from a river valley to the mountain top. After 2-3 hours walking, you will have plenty of good photos of local life. Then you can take a taxi for 1 hour ride to Zhaoxing. The taxi service needs to be reserved one day prior with the hotel owner.  Stay overnight in Zhaoxing village.The information center of the 'TangAn Dong Ethnic Eco-museum' at the top of the village holds the most comprehensive collection of culture & tradition of Dong Ethnic. Hiking from Tangan to Zhaoxing: Tangan village and Zhaoxing village are twin villages on different side of Longbao Mountain.  2 hours hiking time.   Day 3 Zhaoxing to Hong Kong   Sunrise photo on mountain top Climb up the hill near Zhaoxing School at 5:00am, get a panaramic view of the villages, river, drum towers and rice paddies. Ask locals the sun will come out from which mountain before you set up your camera. Later today you will take a taxi to Congjiang bullet train station for 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.

$1180 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 5 Day Guizhou tour Including Huangguoshu Waterfall And Xijiang Thousand Households Miao Village

Day 01-Arrival in GuiyangTransfer service from Guiyang airport to Guiyang's hotel.Day 02-Guiyang-Huangguoshu-QingyanWe will go visiting Doupotang Waterfall first,  which is 115 meters wide in the top and 20 meters high. After that we are going to Tianxingqiao Scenic Spot. It is featured various odd limestone formations, caves, lakes. Then have lunch.And next we will go to Huangguoshu Waterfall which is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia located on the Baishui River in Anshun. It is one of the most famous waterfalls in the world too with great water potential. The giant Huangguoshu Waterfall is the most magnificent member in the family and the only waterfall that can be viewed from above, below, front, back, left and right in the world.In the afternoon, then going to the Qingyan ancient town, which built in the Ming dynasty, was originally a military fortress, then go back hotel. Day 03-Qingyan-Libo-KailiToday we will explore Daqikong scenic spot in Libo. You can find natural bridges and virgin forest in Daqikong.It combines caves, forests, lakes, waterfalls, rocks and water into one, and is exquisite and beautiful, which makes tourists always new and has the reputation of "super bonsai". After that we going to visit Xiaoqikong scenic spot.Ancient Bridge of Xiaoqikong , which is located at the head of the east entrance of the scenic spot. This bridge was built during the rule of Emperor Daoguang in the Qing Dynasty. At that time, it was used as an important bridge between Libo and Guangxi Province.Day 04-Xijiang-ZhaoxingAfter breakfast at the hotel, we are going to the Xijiang Thousand Households Miao Village. The village is Located on the northeast side of Leishan County, Being the largest gathering place of the Miao Minority in China and even the world, about ten natural Miao ethnic villages exist in Xijiang Town and the Miao culture is best preserved in this area. You can find delicious foods in Xijiang. At night, we can see how beautiful the night looking the village is .After that then take traveling bus go visit Zhaoxing Dongzhai where is Dong people live in. Also the Village is one of the largest Dong villages in China.And regarded as one of the most beautiful countries ancient village, finally, we check in the hotel in there.Day 05-Zhaoxing-Basha-GuiyangIn the morning, after breakfast then roaming in the village. After that take traveling bus to visit Basha village is located 9 kilometers south of Congjiang County. Bashi Miao village still can bring fire guns(Basha has special permission from public security organs), sickle shaving head hair, worshiping ancient trees and other ancient customs. Basha Miao village has a total of 526 households and 2600 people. Basha Miao village is known as "the last gunman tribe in the sun", then go back Guiyang.