Location: Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture
Along its long history and rich cultural heritages, the Yi ethnic group attracts people most by its grand traditional Torch Festival. The colorful activities held during the festival including wrestling, bull fighting, horse racing, beauty contest, and bonfire carnival are real charms to tourists around the world.
Location: Garze & Aba
As one of the most ancient & mysterious ethnic group, the Tibetan people stand out for its unique culture, customs, religion, art, architecture, costumes, and food. The devout Buddhism Tibetans, together with their remote yet spectacular monasteries & traditional religious festivals are highlights to appreciate.
Location: Guangyuan City, Minzhong City, Chengdu City
The Hui people are usually referred to as Chinese Muslims. The Islamic religion had a deep influence on their culture and customs. Mosques are symbolic architecture of the Hui ethnic group. Hari Raya Puasa is the most important traditional festival of the Hui ethnic group.
Location: Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture,Panzhihua City
The Lisu ethnic group is a hill tribe & Lisu people are mainly inhabit in remote mountainous areas. The Lisu people still keep the traditional custom of taking ‘Spring Bath’ in hot springs during the Spring Festival. The festival lasts for several days & some traditional activities will also be held during the spring bath period.
Location: Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Chengdu City
The Nadam Festival which is the most popular traditional festival of the Mongolians is something should not miss out. The festival is held each August, during the festival contests such as archery on horseback, wrestling, horse racing and other traditional activities are held.