Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village in Puzhehei, Wenshan
Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village菜花箐苗族生态旅游村 got its name because there are a lot of rape flowers around the village. Local Miao village remains primitive simplicity and original ecology until now, with strong Miao customs. Especially during the Huashan festival from the second day to the seventh day of the first lunar month, you can see horse racing, singing, Lusheng dance and other Miao activities.
Chinese Name: 普者黑菜花箐苗族生态旅游村
English Name: Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village in Puzhehei, Wenshan
Type: Ethnic Village
Best Time: In February
Recommended Visiting Hours: Half a day
Opening Hours: All day
Address: Located in Puzhehei Scenic Area, Qiubei County, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Prefecture云南省文山州邱北县普者黑景区内
Why is Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village So Special?
Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village菜花箐苗族村 is located in Puzhehei Scenic Area, Qiubei County, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Prefecture. The local Miao village still maintains primitive simplicity and original ecology. There are 103 people in the village living in the residences mingled with Han and Miao flavour. The villagers’ clothing and living habits still have strong ethnic characteristics. The most important and grandest festival is Huashan Festival, at that time, Miao people will dress in their beautiful costumes and hold some unique and particular activities such as Lusheng dance (a kind of three-string instrument), horse race and bullfight, which attract visitors a lot.
Every February, the yellow rape flowers are blooming on both sides of the road leading to the this Miao village. The golden waves are surging with breeze. What a spectacular scenery! As the village is located at the edge of the rape flowers field, accordingly it gets the beautiful name.
Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village is beautiful in scenery. Here are extraordinary beautiful with the yellow rape flowers, the green wheat seedlings, the pink peach blossoms and hills reflected in the clear water. To shoot the TV drama Life after Life, Blossoms over Blossoms(三生三世十里桃花), the workers built some huts and planted some false peach trees here, which enchant hundreds of visitors traveling and taking pictures here. The bright colors of the flowers are rubbing off gradually because of the long-term insolation, but the lakes and mountains are beautiful with the reflection of the blue sky and the white clouds. What’s more, people who are fond of this TV drama will linger here for hours.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village is in February. Every year, during the February, rape flowers are in full blossom. Especially, from the 2nd day to the 7th day of the first lunar month, Miao people there celebrate Huashan Festival. You can see the horse racing, singing, Miao dance and other activities.
Transportation and Accommodation
Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village is in Puzhehei Scenic Area, therefore, for transportation and accommodation, you can refer to Puzhehei Scenic Area.
Useful Travel Tips
1. Some hotels in Puzhehei scenic area will offer bicycle rental service, which can be specifically consulted with hotel reception.
2. There are a lot of sightseeing wagons in Puzhehei scenic area. The coachman is also a guide, and can lead visitors to most of the scenic spots. It will cost about 100 yuan per person.
3. Puzhehei scenic area has a special pick-up truck and the battery cars for tourists. The price is 10 yuan per person.
4. Learn something about Miao minority and Miao culture in advance.
Tour Including Puzhehei Scenic Area
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3 Days Puzhehei Lotus Flowers Tour and Bamei Xanadu Discovery By Speed Train(June,July,August)
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