Xiamen,Fujian Tulou and Gulangyu 4 Days Tour

Tour Code: CTA-XM-05

Duration: 4 Days

Visit: Xiamen,Yongding in Longyan,Xiamen

Note: Coach tour to the Nanjing and Yongding to see Tulou, Free time on the beach of beautiful Xiamen. Leisure day in romantic island of Gulangyu. This is a perfect combination package of holiday in Xiamen.

Starting From: $ 355 P/P

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Coach tour to the Nanjing and Yongding to see Tulou, Free time on the beach of beautiful Xiamen. Leisure day in romantic island of Gulangyu. This is a perfect combination package of holiday in Xiamen.
  • Entire trip transfers by air-conditioned coach
  • 2 nights accommodations in Xiamen with daily breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation in Tulou cluster inn
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English and Chinese speaking guide service
 
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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Xiamen

    Arrive in Xiamen

    Attraction & Activities:

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Tourist ★★★Xiamen Zengcuoan Miou Theme Hotel

    Airport pickup and transfer to hotel. Free time for the rest of the day. You hotel is near the ZengCuoAn Beach, a place where we highly recommend you to spend your first night on the beach of Xiamen.

    Coast Road (Huandao Road)
    Huandao Road in Chinese. From Xiamen University to International Convention Center.  It is about as ocean-front as you can get.  The view is splendid.

    Waterfront Plank 
    This water front plank is 6km long, goes from Hulishan Fort, Pearl Bay Garden, Calligraphy Square,  ZengCuoAn Beach, Musician Square, Baishi Fort relics, Sun Bay Beach, Huangcuo Rock Beach. 

    This waterfront plank is divided into two parts. The waterfront bridge is built on shoreline cliffs, and the trail is built on beach.  Enjoy your time here.  You can rent a bike and ride on trails specially designed for you only!

    ZengCuoAn Beach
    Our hotel is located in ZengCuoAn.  ZengCuoAn area has attracted more and more people to visit.  We recommend Red Armadillo for you to spend the rest time of the night on ZengCuoAn beach.  It servies the best Mexican food in Xiamen. The fusion of American chunky meats plus Mexican chili makes a wonderful combination for the Xiamen’s latest beach cultured food this year.
  • Day

    02

    Xiamen to Nanjing to Yongding

    Xiamen to Nanjing to Yongding

    Attraction & Activities:

    Nanjing Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster,Taxia Village,Yongding Hongkeng Tulou Cluster

    Meals:

    Hotel Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Pick up at 08:30AM. Take a 3-hour scenic drive to Shuyang in Nanjing County in Zhangzhou City, visit Tianluokeng Tulou, Yuchang Lou, and Taxia village, an exquisite Hakka village. Then transfer to Yongding County in Longyan City, visit Zhencheng Lou in HongKeng village in the afternoon. We will stay overnight in Fuyu Lou cluster in HongKeng village. 

    Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster
    On July 7, 2008, Tianluokeng tulou cluster was inscribed as one of 46 Fujian Tulou World Heritage Sites. 
    Compare with clusters in HongKeng and Gaobei, Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster is not so polluted by toursim.  
    The cluster consists of a square earth building at the center of a quincunx, surrounded by four round earth buildings

    Yuchanglou
    It is located  in Xiabanliao village in Nanjing. It is a five-storey clay built in 1308 Yuan dynasty by the Liu clan.  Yuchanglou is also nicknamed as the “leaning building”, because the vertical wooden post structure is not straight, but leaning left and right. It was constructed like this mainly due to a mistake in measuring the building material. But in spite of this error, this tall tulou has survived for the past 700 hundred years. Yuchanglou is 36m in diameter and has five storeys, with 50 rooms on each floor.
     
    Taxia Village
    The ancient village is located in the west of Shuyang Town in Nanjing, The village has a long history dating back to 1426. Now there are over 300 households in the village.   The clay buildings in Taxia Village are built evenly along the banks of the river passing through the village. The tulou buildings in the village have various kinds of shapes – circular, square and oval.  
     
    Zhenchenglou Cluster
    Located in Hongkeng village, Hukeng township of Yongding County. Inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage 1113-002. It was built in 1912 by the descendents of a rich tobacco merchant. Zhenchenglou is a double ring tulou, its outer ring is four storeys high, total 184 rooms, the inner ring is two storeys with 32 rooms. The outer ring was partitioned into four segments according to Bagua concept of Chinese Fengshui.

    Fuyulou Cluster
    It is located in a traditional 130 years old Hakka architecture of Fuyulou Cluster, originally 160 rooms.  The villager renovated 20 rooms with simple facilities of bed and breakfast.  The rooms are clean and tidy.  The cluster is quite near the famous Zhenchenglou Cluster.  After the crowd of tourists leaves, you will find out the life in cluster keep the same way as hundreds of years ago.
  • Day

    03

    Gaobei Tulou clusters and Nanxi Tulou clusters to Xiamen (By coach)

    Gaobei Tulou clusters and Nanxi Tulou clusters to Xiamen (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Gaobei Tulou Clusters (Chengqi Lou and adjacent buildings),Nanxi Tulou Cluster

    Meals:

    Hotel Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Tourist ★★★Xiamen Zengcuoan Miou Theme Hotel

    In the morning, Visit Chengqilou in Gaobei village. Then transfer to the Nanxi tulou clusters. Have lunch in a traditional tulou of Yanxianglou. Transfer back to Xiamen after the tour.

    Gaobei Clusters

    Gaobei village is 15 minute drive from HongKeng.  The main clouster we will visit is Chengqilou, nicknamed "the king of tulou", It was built in 1709. Inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site 1113-003 in 2008.   

    Chengqilou Cluster
    It is massive round tulou with four concentric rings surrounding an ancestral hall at the center, the outer ring is 62.6 metres in diameter and four storeys tall, 288 rooms, with 72 rooms on each level, circular corridor on 2nd to 4th floor, with four sets of staircases at cardinal points connecting ground to top floors. Chengqilou has two main gates and two side gates. 15th generation Jiang clan with 57 families and 300 people live here. At its heyday, there were more than 80 family branches lived in Chengqilou.

    Yanxianglou Cluster
    A round earth building located in Xin`nan Village. It was built in 1880.  The name of Yanxianglou means that "to multiply descendants to keep the clan prosperous and flourishing; to study to keep the literary family passing from generation to generation".  The interior has a luxurious layout and scholarly atmosphere, and the gate and fence were designed to imitate a dragon's head and body.
  • Day

    04

    Xiamen City Tour and Depart from Xiamen

    Xiamen City Tour and Depart from Xiamen

    Attraction & Activities:

    Gulangyu Island,Shuzhuang Garden,South Putuo Temple,Piano Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Pick up from hotel in the morning, transfer to the ferry for a 7-minute boat trip to Gulangyu Island

    Take a peaceful walk and appreciate the buildings before visiting Hi-Heaven, the largest old villa on the island where you can enjoy ancient South Music performance and traditional Puppet Show, also visit Shuzhuang Garden, a beautiful seaside garden and the famous Piano Museum. In the afternoon, visit South Putuo Temple, the most famous Buddhist temple in Xiamen. Take photo outside the beautiful campus of Xiamen UniversityLater today, transfer to airport for flight home.

    Shuzhuang Garden
    It is a tiny garden with style of mixture of Taiwanese and Japanese garden and features snaking paths, koi ponds and hidden zodiac sculptures.

    Piano Museum
    It displays a collection of over 200 pianos from different nations in the world, some of which are over a century old.  When the Treaty of Nanking was ratified in 1842, British forced China to open its door to outside world, Xiamen is a thriving port city once again.  More and more Europeans live in Gulangyu.  The study of piano proved more popular in 1920's, and some of the country's most skilled musicians came from Gulangyu.

    NanPutuo Temple
    Situated on 515 Siming South Road, The NanPutuo Temple faces the sea.  It is the most famous temple in Xiamen.  The vegetarian Cuisine in Nanputuo Temple is something you can try for dinner tonight.  Famous dishes include taro paste with dried seaweed, luohan (a kind of fruit used in Chinese medicine), corn with pine nuts, tempeh stuffed in bamboo, and roasted, marinated flowers.

    Xiamen University
    It was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in the history of modern Chinese education to be founded by an overseas Chinese. With its campus running along the seashore at the foot of mountains, the campus is regarded as the most beautiful campus in China.
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Oct. 31, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2017
Price Type Tour Class Tour Price
Adult Group Tour $ 394
Child (3-11yrs) Group Tour $ 355
Remarks

1) Group size is from 4 persons up. 
2) Additional charge for accommodation for weekend is USD15 per person per night
3) Additional charge for accommodation for special holidays is USD25 per person per night.  Special holidays include: Christmas, Easter, New Year, Chinese New Year. Labor Day Holidays from May 1-7, National Day Holidays from Oct 1 to 7.
4) Tipping standard per person per day: USD3 for tour guide, USD2 for driver.  
5) Our service is based on seat-in-coach service.  We have coach service with English speaking tour guide in many cities.  After you have bought our tours, we will piick you up from airport/hotel/ferry terminal, take you to visit famous attractions in town.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entire trip transfers by air-conditioned coach 
  • 2 nights accommodations in Xiamen with daily breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation in Tulou cluster inn
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English and Chinese speaking guide service

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China
  • China entry visa fees
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing ormeals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver.