Top 10 Things To Do In Guizhou - Best Things To Do In Guizhou Province
What are the Top 10 Things To Do In Guizhou?
Overall, tourist facilities in Guizhou Province are underdeveloped due to its remote and isolated location. Guizhou is dotted with hills and mountains. It is not convenient to get to some villages hidden in the mountain by road. Or it always takes several hours ride to them via road. To some tourists, it could be not pleasant to spend too much time on travelling. However, Guizhou is a combination of natural beauty, and well-preserved traditions of ethnic minorities due to the underdeveloped transportation network. Let’s see the top 10 things to do in Guizhou.
10. Zhenyuan Old Town
Zhenyuan Old Town is more than 2,000 old year. It is surrounded by mountains. Wuyang River cut the town into the old town and the new town. Looking from the distance, the entire town is like a Tai Chi diagram.
It is dotted with old buildings, including 33 residential houses, temples, towers, pavilions, guild halls, and the like. Qinglong Cave by the Wuyang River offers a building complex. Some of the buildings are built inlaid the rock, or combined with old trees.
9. Chishui Danxia Scenic Area
The Chishui Danxia Scenic Area, home to large endangered mammals, consists of three major scenic spots: Chishui Waterfall, Foguangyan and Yanziyan. In the area, you could be amazed at the red high Danxia walls, and flying waterfalls down to the valley from the top of the mountain. In addition, you could also see spinulose tree fern.
8. Libo Zhangjiang Scenic Area
Libo Zhangjiang Scenic Area is composed of Xiaoqikong, Daqikong, Shuichun River and Zhangjiang Scenery Belt. It is a combination of caves, forests, lakes, waterfalls, and mountains. In the area, you will find the color of the water there is turquoise. There are two old stone bridges both of which features seven holes.
7. Anshun Dragon Palace Cave
Acclaimed as the largest water and dry caves in the world, Anshun Dragon Palace Cave offers see waterfalls, old trees, bamboo forests, cliffs, natural frescoes, and underground rivers to explore. In addition, more than 1,200 types of natural herbs grow in the cave.
6. Zhijin Cave
Opened to the public in 1985, Zhijin Cave offers more than forty kinds of deposits such as stalagmites, stone pillars, stone flowers, clints and stone curtains, which form a variety of karst landscapes. There are also a few underground rivers in the cave. It takes around 2 – 3 hours to explore the entire opening section in the cave.
5. Qianlingshan Park
Located around 2 kilometers from the heart of Guiyang, Qianlingshan Park is a comprehensive park of natural scenery, old buildings, local tradition and leisure. There is a lake in the park. You could sit on a cruise boat to appreciate the views around. In June, lotus is in blossom in the lake. There are several hills and a Buddhist temple to explore. The park is very popular among locals.
4. Wanfenglin Scenic Area
The Silver Cave runs through 12 peaks. The opened section in the cave is 2,000 long. It is decorated with stone pillars, stone curtains, and stalagmite in different shapes. In the lights, they are more charming. The cave is very popular among Chinese tourists. If you would like to explore it, it is suggested that you visit it in the morning.
3. Zhaoxing Dong Minority Village
Zhaoxing Dong Ethnic Minority Village is the largest Dong village. Situated in a basin, the village is surrounded by mountains. There are five drum towers in the village. In the morning, there are a few exciting activities showing the Dong culture and tradition. Night views in the colorful lights at the village are also stunning.
2. Fanjing Mountain
Declared as a World Natural Heritage landmark on July 2, 2018, Fanjing Mountain is a famous cultural mountain with a long history of more than 2,000 years. On the mountain, you could enjoy natural views, find rare and endemic plants, rocks with strange appearances and rare wild animals. In addition, there are several old Buddhist temples to explore.
1. Huangguoshu Waterfalls
Huangguoshu Waterfall is composed of Huangguoshu Waterfall, Tianxingqiao, and Doupotang. You could appreciate the waterfall from the inside of the cave under the waterfall.
Tianxingqiao is a combination of stones, water, caves, and waterfalls. It is typical of karst landform. You could play with water in the area of Tianxingqiao. Walk in the woods and you will feel relaxed in the nature.