This 4-day package is a tour combining both leisure and culture. Explore Xiamen to the fullest with a this city and traditional Hakka houses tour!
Day 1 Arriving in Xiamen Upon your arrival in Xiamen City, our local tour guide will meet you at the airport or train station and take you to your hotel to check in.
Day 2 Xiamen (Breakfast, Lunch) After breakfast, set off on a full-day exploration of Xiamen. Take a ferry ride to Gulangyu Island, which is best known for its serene beauty and the various styles of buildings. See the elegant Shuzhuang Garden, which features the exquisite architectural art of combining the sea with the garden. The Piano Museum is another highlight, Asia's largest piano museum with precious antique pianos collected by the Australian overseas Chinese Mr. Hu Youyi. Later hop on a golf cart and ride back to the ferry station, then return to downtown Xiamen. Your lunch will be full of local flavor. After lunch, continue on to Hulishan Fortress, where you will find the biggest and oldest cannon in the world. After enjoying a tea ceremony in a local tea house, you will visit the Ring Road, the most beautiful marathon course around the coastline. Dinner tonight is on your own.
Day 3 Xiamen to Yongding to Xiamen (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today you will enjoy an amazing Hakka houses tour! After breakfast, heading to the amazing Hakka house Tulou in Yongding County. You will find that despite the 3.5-hour drive from Xiamen, these UFO-like buildings are surely worth your visit. With its exceptional examples of the Hakka building culture and enclosed defensive construction, the Fujian Tulou was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008. You will visit the Chuxi Tulou Cluster, the most beautiful among the Tulous, a less trodden area that best preserves the original appearance and lifestyle. Allow yourself to be in awe at the wisdom of he local Hakka people while admiring such wonderful multi-functional buildings, and take in the local life and culture. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Day 4 Depart Xiamen (Breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at your leisure. Later in the day you will be transferred to the airport or train station for your onward flight/ train.