Located in southwest China, Guilin and Guizhou retain large swaths of undiscovered territories occupied by colorful ethnic minorities.
Being of typical karsts terrain, Guilin is well-known for hundreds of towering limestone peaks jutting out of verdant rice paddies along the lovely Li River. Equally appealing is the well-kept colorful ethnic minorities in Guizhou. The challenging mountain landscape has helped minority cultures maintain their unique traditional ways in the face of encroaching modernization.
An ancient saying goes, “East or West, Guilin scenery is the Best”. For centuries indeed, Guilin has inspired works of art, literature with the awe-inspiring scenery and the unsurpassed beauty of the Li River. Longsheng boasts spectacular natural scenery with spiraling rice terraces with ethnic villages.
Guizhou, isolated from the rest of the world for centuries by its mountainous terrain, remains one of China’s most isolated and unspoiled provinces. Celebrated for its hospitality, the province is a lively, visual mix of thirteen different ethnic groups.