Congjiang Travel Guide of China

Things to do in Congjiang

  • Jiabang Rice Terraces

    Jiabang Rice Terraces

  • Yintan Dong Village

    Yintan Dong Village

  • Basha Miao Village

    Basha Miao Village

  • Xiaohuang Dong village

    Xiaohuang Dong village

With the help of our Congjiang travel guide, discover the minority villages around Congjiang, which are considered to be the most distinctive Miao and Dong cultures in Guizhou. Nestled amidst verdant valleys, these idyllic villages attract the most adventurous travelers and none of them have ever been disappointed with their trip to Congjiang.

Congjiang Overview

The district of Congjiang lies at the southern end of Qiandongnan and Guizhou. This is a major stop in the tour through the Chinese countryside in Guizhou. The entire small villages surround the ordinary county of Congjiang are typical of the architecture of ethnic groups such as Miao, Dong, Shui in Guizhou. Stone paths through fields, wooden bridges cross the peaceful rivers, drum towers rise towards the sky, wooden houses soar on several floors. So, there are many features that make the district of Congjiang distinctive of minority culture.
Congjiang is also in a special area, straddling the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and the mountains of Guangxi. Thus, the enchanting valleys, waterfalls, rivers, caves and karst peaks rise toward the sky forming a paradise for traditional villages of the region.

Must visit in Congjiang

The county of Congjiang itself isn't interesting but the surrounding villages are considered to be the oldest and most distinctive of the local ethnic culture. Indeed, the Basha Miao Village is worth the visit. The women of the village are easily recognizable because their hair are always in a bun with a comb on top. Xiaohuang Dong Village is also worth visiting. This village is the birthplace of Dong songs. To venture away from ethnic villages in the area you can also visit the Jiabang Rice Terraces.

The Best Time to Visit Congjiang

The climate in Congjiang is the same as other locations in the area of Qiandongnan. Winters are mild and summers are cool. It is common for it to rain and an umbrella is essential throughout the year.

  • Best time to visit

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  • Altitude

    550M Altitude Congjiang
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