5-Day Stellar Xiamen and Tulou Tour

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5-Day Stellar Xiamen and Tulou Tour Highlights

  • Explore the Tulou buildings in Nanjing and Yongding County. Tulou is a traditional earthen communal dwelling of the Hakka people.
  • Explore Xiamen, a beautiful port city in southeast China’s Fujian province.

Price Per Person: Available upon request

Services Included:

  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (L=Chinese lunch).
  • Experienced English-speaking guide in each city.
  • Air-conditioned private car or van for transfers and sightseeing.
  • Service Charges & Government Taxes.
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance.
  • Hotel accommodations (twin sharing basis)

 

Services Not Included:

  • International transportation to and out of Xiamen
  • Chinese visa
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage charge (please verify your flight documentation), beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

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Tour Schedule by Day


Day 1 Xiamen

Meals: Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: Twin sharing basis

When you arrive in beautiful Xiamen, you will be transferred to the hotel. Enjoy free time for the rest of the day to explore the city by yourself.

Day 2 Xiamen

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: Twin sharing basis

In the morning, transfer to the ferry terminal for a 5-minute boat trip to Gulangyu Island (a pedestrian-only island which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site). You will explore Sunlight Rock, the highest point of Gulangyu to have a panoramic view of both Gulangyu and Xiamen. Also visit Shuzhuang Garden, a beautiful seaside garden and the famous Piano Museum with a collection of over 80 rare pianos from all over the world.

In the afternoon, you will travel to Jimei, the hometown of Mr. Tan Kah Kee (Chen Jiageng) (1874-1961), a renowned educator and leader of overseas Chinese. Nowadays, Jimei is one of the four most popular tourist sites of Xiamen City, especially for its academic atmosphere.

The most remarkable feature of Jimei is the Jimei Study Village founded by Mr. Tan Kah Kee in 1913. It is the only one in China. It takes an area of over 10 hectares (about 25 acres) houses various level schools ranging from primary to higher education and from traditional to vocational schools. The magnificent scale of this project is found nowhere else in China.

Day 3 Xiamen - Nanjing

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: Twin sharing basis

You will be picked up at your hotel in Xiamen by your English-speaking guide, and then be driven to beautiful Nanjing County. It is about 3 hours drive. Upon arrival, you will visit the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster. Known as “four dishes and one soup, the tulou buildings here are the most beautiful in Nanjing County. After lunch, travel further to Yuchanglou. Located in Xiaban village, the five-storey tulou building was built in 1308 during the Yuan dynasty by the Liu family clan. It is one of the oldest, and tallest of the tulou in China.

Next,  you will explore Taxia Village, a tranquil and culturally rich village in Nanjing.  Stay overnight in Nanjing.

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Day 4 Nanjing - Yongding - Xiamen

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: Twin sharing basis

In the morning, you will be driven to Yongding County. It is about 40 minutes drive. Upon arrival, there will be a tour of the  Gaobei Tulou Cluster in Yongding. The first stop is Chengqilou, known as "the king of tulous". Consisting of 4 circular buildings, it is the largest of all the structures at the site. Chengqilou was built by the Jiang family. Construction was started during the later Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), but not finished until the Qing Dynasty (1644 -1911). The tour also consists of visiting other tulou buildings including Wuyunlou, Shizelou, and Boshilou. Finally, you will be driven back to your hotel in downtown Xiamen.

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Day 5 Depart from Xiamen

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: N/A

Transfer to the airport for your departing flight. Thus, the end of your stellar tour of China!