Xichang Yi Minority Toch Festival Tour 2010Tour Code:SC-MT-02
Start in:Chengdu End in: Chengdu
Tour HighlightsVisit and take part in this unique international torch fesitval of Yi minoirty people(Yizhu ethnic group).Dancint and singing with them, visitors will be deeply attracted by their special lifestyle and the warm-hearted people...
Aug.03, Day 1: Chengdu-Xi'chang.
Drive to Xi'chang passing Ya'an and Shimian county. For most part of way, we will drive along the Dadu River, the scenery composed of river vally and mountains will impress us very much. The road condition is not very good and it will be a long driving about 7-8 hours.
Aug.04, Day 2: Xi'chang Yi Minority International Torch Festival
The opening ceremony of the Yi minority Torch Festival begins at 9:00am, a big singing and dancing pagent will be held at the big plaza of Xi'chang city. Yi minority folklors and culture will be completely shown on the opening ceremony.
Aroud 10:30, the people parade will be held, the Yi minority performace groups from the villages of Xi'chang, the beautiful girls taking part in the beauty contest, the Yi minority garment demonstration team together with other local art performance teams will have a big parade in Xi'chang city. The Yi minority peoples in their beautiful garments will sing and dance on the float during the parade.
The highlihgts today will appear in the evening, An interactive program Happy Torch Night will be arranged on some main streets of Xi'chang.The local minority people will invite the visitors to dance together with them around bonfires. Large amount of people will hold torches to light the night and make it a sleepless night.At the end of the activity, the fireworks will be played to make a climax to the torch festival.
Aug.05, Day 3: Xi'chang Yi Minority International Torch Festival
Go to visit some intangible heritage of Xi'chang and other sport games like bull fighting, ram fighting, horse racing, wrestling,rooster fighting etc. Have a visit of Qionghai lake which is a crystal clear lake with a large area.
Aug.06, Day 4: Xichang-Chengdu
After breakfast in the hotel, we wil drive back to Chengdu, end the pleasant trip in Chengdu.
Private Tour Prices (Based on per person and shown in RMB,see the exchange rate here)
2. Transportation: Car/ Minivan depends on number of tourists;
3. English-speaking guide.
4. Hotels ( 3/4 star hotel twin room, please check the hotel name in above itinerary)
5. Hotel breakfast.
2. Your own expenses.
3. Tip to the guide & driver.
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