Guiyang Travel Tips

To have a better travel experience in Guiyang, here are some useful Guiyang travel tips which may be helpful for your Guiyang tour.

Useful Numbers

  • Fire: 119
  • Police: 110
  • Ambulance: 120
  • Area Code: 0851
  • Zip Code: 550000
  • Weather Forecast: 12121
  • Medical Help: 0851-96999、96996
  • Check Telephone Number: 114
  • Tourist Complaint: 0851-6515376
  • Tourist Inquiry: 0851-6515376
  • Expressway Emergency Rescue: 12122
  • Consumer Complaints Hotline: 12315
  • Shuttle bus inquiry: 0851-6505805
  • Railway Station Information Inquiry: 0851-8181222
  • Civil Aviation Consulting Telephone: 0851-5983000

Best Time to Visit

The best time to travel in Guiyang is in spring, summer and autumn, in particular, in the late August. In March and April, you can experience many traditional festivals of Miao minority. From April 30 to May 7, there is the Baiyun National Kites Festival. From June to August is the Hongfeng(red maple) lake tourism festival, lasting nearly 2 months. The best time for visiting the Huangguoshu Waterfalls near Guiyang is summer and autumn. A pleasant weather means that tourists can visit at any time of the year.

Packing Tips

Weather Tips and Dressing Tips

1. The mild weather throughout the year makes Guiyang popular among travelers. However, due to abundant rainfall in Guiyang, it is best to bring rain gears with you when going on a tour. Folding umbrella is essential. 

2. The temperature in Guiyang is lower in the morning and evening, so it is necessary to bring a windproof coat. In winter, you should wear sweater and thick coat because of the wet and cold weather. 

3. Guiyang is located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, although the temperature is not high, the ultraviolet is relatively strong, sunscreen measures must be done well. Sunscreen products like sun scream and hat are needed, especially at noon.

4. Guiyang scenic spots are mainly in the mountain area, please wear comfortable sports shoes, do not wear the shoes such as leather shoes and high heels, so as to prevent slipping.

Other Tips

1. Guiyang is a sub-high altitude region with no strong altitude sickness. 

2. Guiyang is home to many ethnic minorities, please respect the customs and habits, life and belief of minorities.

3. Pay attention to your safety during the journey. When travelling, you may sometimes pass through some dangerous areas, such as steep slopes and dense forests, cliff and footpath, rapids and deep holes, etc. In these dangerous areas, try to travel in group, and do not venture to them alone. 

4. Guiyang is a mountainous and watery place, pay attention to monkeys and other wild animals when in the mountain. 

5. Due to moist climate as well as sour and spicy food in Guiyang, please be careful not to eat too much except the three meals of the day, so as not to cause discomfort.

Local Specialties and Souvenirs

Located in the center of Guizhou, Guiyang is a beautiful natural park with many mountains and basins, presenting itself an excellent picture of fantastic peak and plateaus. Guiyang has the unique ethnic style of handicrafts, such as batik products, Dafang lacquer ware, Nuoxi opera masks, Maotai, Maojian Tea, embroidery and so on, which enjoy a great reputation at home and abroad. As for dining, Qian cuisine tastes numb and spicy, which are the two indispensable elements of Guiyang food, local hotpot is the typical representative. Besides, Guizhou cuisine can also be sour and spicy, and sour soup fish is the typical representative.


There's no need to worry about finding a bank in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province. Here below are some banks in Guiyang City.

  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.2, Jinyang North Road, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang City贵阳市观山湖区金阳北路2号
    Tel: 0851-84584575
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China(Guizhou Branch)中国工商银行贵州省分行
    Address: No.200, Zhonghua North Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区中华北路200号
    Tel: 0851-95588
  • China Construction Bank中国建设银行
    Address: No.148, Zhonghua North Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区中华北路148号
    Tel: 0851-86696013
  • Agricultural Bank of China中国农业银行
    Address: No.204, Zhonghua Middle Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区中华中路204号
    Tel: 0851-86816757
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.13, Yan'an West Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区延安西路13号
    Tel: 0851-85952081/95566
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.111, Shengfu Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区省府路111号
    Tel: 0851-85812071/0851-85847408
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.49, Zhongshan East Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区中山东路49号
    Tel: 0851-85815546
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China中国工商银行
    Address: No.1, Zhonghua South Road, Nanming District, Guiyang City贵阳市南明区中华南路1号
    Tel: 0851-95588
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China中国工商银行
    Address: No.217, Longquanyuan Street, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang City贵阳市观山湖区龙泉苑街217号
    Tel: 0851-84855107/0851-84853053
  • China Construction Bank中国建设银行
    Address: Inside Guizhou University, No.2708, South Huaxi Avenue, Huaxi District, Guiyang City贵阳市花溪区花溪大道南段2708号贵州大学内
    Tel: 0851-83623144

Expresses and Post Offices

The postcode of Guiyang is 550000, and it is common in the whole city. You can choose any postal office in Guiyang for postcard delivery at a general rate of 0.8 yuan per sheet.

  • China Post office中国邮局
    Address: No.8, Zhonghua North Road, Yunyang District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区中华北路8号
    Tel: 0851-5867300
  • Deppon Express德邦快递
    Address: No.398, Baiyun North Road, Baiyun District, Guiyang City贵阳市白云区白云北路398号
    Tel: 95353
  • Express Mail Service(EMS)
    Address: No.81, Lijiang Road, Huaxi District, Guiyang City贵阳市花溪区漓江路81号
    Tel: 11183
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: North Huaxi Avenue, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区花溪大道北段
    Tel: 0851-5669895/0851-85669895
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: No.31, Ruijin Middle Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区瑞金中路31号
    Tel: 0851-85964445
  • SF Express顺丰速运
    Address: Zhujiang Road, Huaxi District, Guiyang City贵阳市花溪区珠江路
    Tel: 95338
  • YunDa Express韵达快递
    Address: Longquanyuan, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang City贵阳市观山湖区龙泉苑
    Tel: 95546
  • YTO Express圆通快递
    Address: No.39, Qinghua Road, Huaxi District, Guiyang City贵阳市花溪区清华路39号
    Tel: 95554


Guiyang City has a large number of hospitals, so it is very convenient to seek medical treatment during your journey.

  • Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University贵州医科大学附属医院
    Address: No.28, Guiyi Street, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区贵医街28号
    Tel: 0851-86855119
  • The First People's Hospital of Guiyang City贵阳市第一人民医院
    Address: No.97, Boai Road, Nanming District, Guiyang City贵阳市南明区博爱路97号
    Tel: 0851-85813741
  • Guiyang Stomatological Hospital贵阳市口腔医院
    Address: No.253, Jiefang Road, Nanming District, Guiyang City贵阳市南明区解放路253号
    Tel: 0851-88307555
  • Guiyang Gastrointestinal Hospital贵阳胃肠博大医院
    Address: No.10, Feishan Street, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区飞山街10号
    Tel: 0851-85289120
  • The Second People's Hospital of Guiyang City贵阳市第二人民医院
    Address: No.547, Jinyang South Road, Guanshanhu District, Guiyang City贵阳市观山湖区金阳南路547号
    Tel: 0851-87993821
  • The People's Hospital of Guizhou Province贵州省人民医院
    Address: No.83, Zhongshan East Road, Nanming District, Guiyang City贵阳市南明区中山东路83号
    Tel: 0851-85922979/0851-85929999
  • The Second People's Hospital of Guizhou Province贵州省第二人民医院
    Address: No.206, South Xintian Avenue, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区新添大道南段206号
    Tel: 0851-86771360
  • The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guiyang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine贵阳中医学院第二附属医院
    Address: No.32, Feishan Street, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区飞山街32号
    Tel: 0851-85285555/0851-85282687


  • Guizhou University贵州大学
    Address: Huaxi Avenue, Huaxi District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province贵州省贵阳市花溪区花溪大道
    Tel: 0851-88292178
  • Guizhou Medical University贵州医科大学
    Address: No.9, Beijing Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang City贵阳市云岩区北京路9号
    Tel: 0851-88416022
  • Guizhou Minzu University贵州民族大学
    Address: Huaxi Avenue, Huaxi District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province贵州省贵阳市花溪区花溪大道
    Tel: 0851-83610412
  • Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine贵州中医药大学
    Address: No.50, Shidong Road, Nanming District, Guiyang City, Guizhou贵州省贵阳市南明区市东路50号
    Tel: 0851-88416022
  • GuiZhou University of Finance and Economics贵州财经大学
    Address: Huaxi University Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province贵州省贵阳市花溪区花溪大学城
    Tel: 0851-88510315