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8 DAYS BEST OF FUJIAN

Xiamen, Mount Wuyi & Yongding Tulou

Family Travel, History & Culture

Highlights

  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one trip
  • Admire “Impression Da Hong Pao” performance directed by famous director Zhang Yimou
  • Experience the famous DaHongPao tea in a rock tea production workshop
  • Explore the unique Tulou Hakka House and visit a local family
  • Retreat in a Tulou-transformed hotel on a rural village setting

Fujian is one of the most culturally diverse provinces in China, with Hakka identity, dialect, culture and customs prevailing in this area.

This trip is designed to cover the signature highlights of Fujian, such as the port city of Xiamen, majestic Wuyi mountain, DaHongPao tea experience and primitive Fujian Tulou (Hakka Houses) in the Yonding area with its 360° circular shape buildings.

 

From

SGD 3,580 Per Person

8 Days 7 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Xiamen

Arrival in Xiamen
Xiamen
Nil

Arriving into Xiamen, we drive 25m or about ½ hour into the city centre. Our journey starts at the 19th century Hulishan Cannon Fort, continue to the foot of Wulao Peak South Putuo Temple, and conclude with evening Lujiang River cruise to admire the night view of Xiamen and Gulangyu Island.

Day 02 Xiamen / Mount Wuyi

Xiamen / Mount Wuyi
Mount Wuyi
Breakfast included

Rise early this morning, transfer to the railway station for your 3h high-speed train from Xiamen to Wuyishan (UNESCO). Start with an easy trail from Tiger Roaring Rock to One Line Sky Scenic Area. Pass through a hill with steep cliffs at 424m above sea level, feel as you are ascending to the sky. Followed by a linear view of the sky from the bottom of the valley.

Day 03 Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi
Mount Wuyi
Breakfast included

Hike to the Heavenly Tour Peak with its Bird’s Eye View Pavilion, Flax Brooklet and famous ancient trees. Continue to Nine Bend Stream and enjoy ½h bamboo raft floating on clear cool water, stretching over 62.8km of dramatic mountains and cliffs. Conclude the day with “Impression Da Hong Pao” performance directed by a group of famous directors — Zhang Yimou, a first 360° rotating auditorium in China.

Day 04 Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi
Mount Wuyi
Breakfast & Dinner included

Home of the famous “Dahongpao” rock tea, let us whisk you into the northern Dahongpao Scenic Area. The 3km trail leads you to Water Curtain Cave via the supernatural Big Red Robe Tea Mother Trees and amazing Nine Dragon Nest, excellent environment for Wuyi Tea to grow. Followed by a small rock tea production workshop, where you can observe the manufacturing process and attend a tea ceremony tasting.

This afternoon, gain insights into dynasties life from thousand years ago at Xiamei Ancient Village, with ancient buildings sculpted in brisk, wood and stone, which is part of the Wuyi World culture heritage.

Day 05 Mount Wuyi / Longyan / Yongding / Taxia

Mount Wuyi / Longyan / Yongding / Taxia
Taxia
Breakfast & Dinner included

Today, we transfer to Wuyi railway station for your 2h high-speed train to Longyan.

We drive 85km or about 1.5h retreat into Yongding mountainous area for the “Tulou buildings” (UNESCO). Visit Chuxi Village, with 36 Tulou buildings constructed in 14th century. Chuxi Tulou Group has a pattern-like stretch, with high historical, scientific, and artistic values. Glimpse into the life and customs of a local family, then follow the field path in the back mountain of Chuxi to view the stunning, terraced fields built along the slope-winding riverside up to the mountain top.

Next, explore Chengqilou Tulou. Due to its striking visual effect, the area is referred to by some authors as the “Tulou Great Wall”. Another 40km/1h leads us to an exquisite Taxia Village built in 1426 in Ming Dynasty by Zhang Family. Tonight, stay in a traditional Tulou building to experience truly Hakka culture.

Day 06 Yongding

Yongding
Taxia
Breakfast & Dinner included

Ascend to an observation deck for Tianluokeng Tulou panoramic view, nicknamed “four dishes and one soup”. Proceed to the five-storied Yuchang Lou, one of the oldest existing Tulous and famed for its tilted pillars up to 15° angle! Visit Shiqiao Ancient Village and stroll along traditional streets to see China’s rural countryside.

Day 07 Taxia / Xiamen

Taxia / Xiamen
Xiamen
Breakfast included

Today, we drive 160km/3h back to Xiamen. Upon arrival, we take a ferry to Gulangyu Island to visit Gulangyu Piano Museum displaying various kinds of antique pianos, Bright Moon Park built in 1985 and Sunlight Rock Scenic Area overlooking the coastline. Enjoy some free time walking around, motor driven vehicles are forbidden on the Island

Day 08 Departure from Xiamen

Departure from Xiamen
Nil
Breakfast included

In this morning, drive 25km/½h to Xiamen airport for your flight back home.

 

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Minimum 2 Pax
S$3,980
Minimum 4 Pax
S$3,580
Single Supplement
S$1,090

Hilton Xiamen • Jiaye Mountain House Mount Wuyi • Tsingpu Tulou Retreat

 

Xiamen

Xiamen

Hilton Xiamen (Deluxe City View)

Located at the heart of Xiamen Island in the Central Business District, enjoys amenities such as outdoor pool, fitness centre and beauty salon. (Opened: 2008; Rooms: 327)

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Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi

Jiaye Mountain House (Mountain View Room)

This tea resort is located near key attractions in Wuyi Mountain. (Open: 2018; Rooms: 36)

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Taxia

Taxia

Tsingpu Nanjing Tulou Retreat (Mountain View Room)

Set in a UNESCO-listed area of Fujian in Southeastern China, to enter Tsingpu Tulou Retreat is to walk into a kind of cultural and historical miracle. These buildings were constructed during the latter part of the Qing dynasty (Opened: 2017; Rooms: 26)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Minimum 2 Pax
S$4,780
Minimum 4 Pax
S$4,380
Single Supplement
S$1,550

Andaz Xiamen • Liu Shang Shoreside Hills by the Stream at Mount Wuyi • Tsingpu Tulou Retreat

 

Xiamen

Xiamen

Andaz Xiamen (standard room)

A modern Nanyang-styled mansion weaving in Xiamen’s “Garden on the Sea” concept courtesy of renowned designer Jaya Ibrahim, with spacious rooms starting from 50sqm. (Opened: 2020; Rooms: 304)

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Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi

Liu Shang Shoreside Hills by the Stream

Impeccable design with precise attention to detail is the hallmark of this property. (Open: 2018; Rooms: 12)

Taxia

Taxia

Tsingpu Nanjing Tulou Retreat (Premier Mountain View Room)

Set in a UNESCO-listed area of Fujian in Southeastern China, to enter Tsingpu Tulou Retreat is to walk into a kind of cultural and historical miracle. These buildings were constructed during the latter part of the Qing dynasty (Opened: 2017; Rooms: 26)

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Upgrade Hotel

From Category 2 in Xiamen

From Category 2 in Xiamen

Lohkah Hotel & Spa (Studio King)

Nestled between Xiamen's magnificent oceanfront and its most vibrant business district, this urban retreat draws its inspiration from Fujian’s famed stones, water, light and interplay of shadows. (Opened: 2018; Rooms: 170)

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

On twin share Additional S$190
On single room Additional S$380
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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English-speaking expert guide in each city
  • All entrance fees in sights stated
  • High-speed train in 1st class as stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa

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