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Private Full-Day Fujian Hakka Tulou and Cultural Trip from Xiamen

Private Full-Day Fujian Hakka Tulou and Cultural Trip from Xiamen - Xiamen, China

Duration: 10 hours
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$193.00

In this amazing tour you will explore the majestic world heritage of Fujian Tulou, Hakka earthen style residential houses, in Yongding where is also known as the kingdom of Fujian Tulou, and experience the legendary Hakka culture as well as immersing yourself in authentic rural life. At Fujian Tulou, you will have the opportunity to taste real Hakka cuisine, drink mellow Hakka rice wine, taste Hakka tea, learn Hakka language with local people, and wander around in the distinctive Hakka Earthen style residential house.

At 8 O'clock in the morning, your driver will transfer you from your hotel lobby to Fujian Tulou in Yongding area of Longyan City in Fujian province which will take approximately 2.5 to 3 hours by car ... More info ›

In this amazing tour you will explore the majestic world heritage of Fujian Tulou, Hakka earthen style residential houses, in Yongding where is also known as the kingdom of Fujian Tulou, and experience the legendary Hakka culture as well as immersing yourself in authentic rural life. At Fujian Tulou, you will have the opportunity to taste real Hakka cuisine, drink mellow Hakka rice wine, taste Hakka tea, learn Hakka language with local people, and wander around in the distinctive Hakka Earthen style residential house.

At 8 O'clock in the morning, your driver will transfer you from your hotel lobby to Fujian Tulou in Yongding area of Longyan City in Fujian province which will take approximately 2.5 to 3 hours by car. On the way, you will see banana and coffee plantations. You will stop at a tea field and take a walk in the tea plantation plucking tea leaves or just breathing the fresh air. You will also visit a tea house to watch an artistic Chinese tea ceremony and sip a cup of tasty Chinese tea. According to historical documents, tea has been produced in the Fujian area for more than 1,600 years. Fujian province produces 5 different types of tea including oolong, black, green, white and scented tea. The production techniques for all of these teas except green tea are originated in Fujian province. Fujian is also home to 336 varieties of tea plants which is the largest number in China. By 11:00 am, you will arrive at Gaobei Tulou Cluster and visit Chengqilou, the largest Tulou in this area, which is almost three hundred years old and made up of four concentric circular buildings. This King of Round Earth Building has altogether 400 rooms and used to house 80 families with a total of more than 600 people in its prosperous days. Lunch is at your own expense but your guide will give you ideas and recommendation.

At 1 o'clock in the afternoon, you will arrive at Chuxi Tulou Cluster and check into the Hakka family hotel. Chuxi Tulou Cluster is situated on the hillside about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Yongding County. There are five circular Tulou buildings and over a dozen of rectangular ones in Chuxi Village. You will visit Jiqinglou, Shengqilou and Yuqinglou, which are typical Hakka earth buildings among Chuxi Tulou Cluster. Jiqinglou was built in 1419 during the reign of Emperor Yongle of Ming Dynasty. Jiqinglou is comprised of two concentric rings: outer ring and inner ring with four floors. Jiqinglou has 72 staircases dividing the Tulou building into 72 independent Units. Shengqinglou was built in 1799 covering an area of 2,165 square feet (660 square meters) that has three floors with 37 rooms on each floor. Yuqinglou was first built in 1729 but now it is converted into a family hotel. In the afternoon, you will also visit a local family to chat with the host and hostess and learn about their daily life and local customs. Later, climb to the top of a nearby hill to get a bird’s eye view of Chuxi Village. The remaining time of the afternoon will be free for you to stroll around in the village. You will depart from Chuxi Village at 4 pm for heading back to your hotel by 7 pm where this amazing day tour is concluded.

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Mount Wuyi 3-Day Retreat by Bullet Train from Xiamen

Mount Wuyi 3-Day Retreat by Bullet Train from Xiamen - Xiamen, China

Duration: 3 days
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$287.30

With superexcellent bullet train, enjoy a mountain retreat in Mount Wuyi featuring distinctive Danxia landform and biodiversity conservation. This tour includes 2-way bullet train tickets between Xiamen and Wuyi Mountain, 2-night accommodation with breakfast, and admission to Wuyishan National Park ... More info ›

With superexcellent bullet train, enjoy a mountain retreat in Mount Wuyi featuring distinctive Danxia landform and biodiversity conservation. This tour includes 2-way bullet train tickets between Xiamen and Wuyi Mountain, 2-night accommodation with breakfast, and admission to Wuyishan National Park. The vantage location of your hotel, just within the mountain area, will free you from crowds of tourists.

Day 1

Arrange your time heading for Xiamen North Railway Station according to the bullet train schedule. Collect your bullet train with your passport at Booking Office. It takes about 3 hours to get Wuyishan North Railway Station.

Upon arrival at Wuyishan YeoHwa Resort, check-in with your confirmation voucher and passport. Enjoy your free time in the rest of the day. Recommended activities include rafting on the Nine Bend Stream to appreciate its serene beauty of the gorges on the bank, meandering on the ancient street with Song Dynasty structure style adjacent to Wuyi Palace.

Wuyishan YeoHwa Resort: the best available hotel within Wuyishan National Park. It wins popularity for its vantage location and thoughtful service approved by several celebrities.

Day 2

Today you will have the place to yourself within the Wuyi Mountain Scenic Area with our booked admission ticket. The following recommended sites are well worth your time to visit.

Water Curtain Cave
As the largest water cavern in Wuyi Mountains, it features the juxtaposition of huge rocks in various shapes and sizes and perpetual creeks and waterfalls, ornamented with pines, canopies of bamboo and flowers.

One-Line-Sky Scenic Area (Thread of Sky/Yixiantian)
In the southernmost area of the Wuyi Mountains lies an imposing valley stretching from east to west. This site has earned its fame by the narrow linear view from the bottom of the valley. Unvarnished beauty with

Heavenly Tour Peak
Standing at 700 meters above sea level, the peak is accessed via stone steps winding all the way with the narrowest part measuring only 30 cm. The western and eastern portions of the peak displays sharp contrast, the former presenting volcanic or plutonic rocks while the latter is of distinctive Danxia landform with red sandstone.

Day 3

Today you will head back to Xiamen by bullet train.   The transfer to the railway station is arranged by the hotel.

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Combo: Overnight in Hakka Tulou plus 2-way transfers from Xiamen

Combo: Overnight in Hakka Tulou plus 2-way transfers from Xiamen - Xiamen, China

Duration: 2 days
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$118.44

Hakka Tulou Clusters have been inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.  If you want to explore the Tulou in-depth instead of visiting like a tourist, this combo package is designed for you. Service is inclusive of hotel pickup in Xiamen, bus ticket to Hu Keng in Yong Ding county, and 1-night family inn accommodation in a hundreds of years old Tulou.  The night time and next day morning is the best time for photos, walk into dozens of Tulou nearby to explore the traditional life style that has not been changed for centuries.

Pickup
Meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel in Xiamen.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, you will also be informed an urgent contact number in your voucher.  An English speaking local tour operator is your backup support.

Coach transfer to Xiamen Fanghu Long Distance Bus Station .  Bus leaves at 11:20.  The destination is Hukeng village in Yongding county. 

Xiamen to Hukeng
Some most beautiful Tulou Clusters are located in Hong Keng village, near Hukeng township in Yongding County.  It take 3.5 hours on the road ... More info ›

Hakka Tulou Clusters have been inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.  If you want to explore the Tulou in-depth instead of visiting like a tourist, this combo package is designed for you. Service is inclusive of hotel pickup in Xiamen, bus ticket to Hu Keng in Yong Ding county, and 1-night family inn accommodation in a hundreds of years old Tulou.  The night time and next day morning is the best time for photos, walk into dozens of Tulou nearby to explore the traditional life style that has not been changed for centuries.

Pickup
Meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel in Xiamen.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, you will also be informed an urgent contact number in your voucher.  An English speaking local tour operator is your backup support.

Coach transfer to Xiamen Fanghu Long Distance Bus Station .  Bus leaves at 11:20.  The destination is Hukeng village in Yongding county. 

Xiamen to Hukeng
Some most beautiful Tulou Clusters are located in Hong Keng village, near Hukeng township in Yongding County.  It take 3.5 hours on the road. Please get off at “Earth Building Cultural Village”, one stop before the terminal station “Hu Keng”.  The local tour operator will send you a confirmation voucher.  "Please drop me off at Hukeng" is printed both in Chinese and English on your voucher.  Show the bus driver this voucher.

Once arrive, you will be picked up from the bus terminal.   A hotel staff holding your name sign will take you to the hotel for tonight.  Your hotel is in 15 minute walking distance.  The hotel owner's cell phone number is also printed on your voucher.  

You will stay in a family hostel in Fuyulou Cluster for tonight.  You are free to explore all Tulou Clusters by yourself. The most famous one is Zhenchenglou Tulou Cluster. You can also visit Hakka families  to learn more about their culture.

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.

Zhenchenglou Cluster
Located in Hong Keng village, Hukeng township of Yongding County. 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, and the inner ring is two stories with 32 rooms. The outer ring was partitioned into four segments according to Bagua concept of Chinese Fengshui.

Hukeng to Xiamen
Hukeng Earth Building Cultural Village to Xiamen: 7:50am, 12:50pm, 2:50pm (only 3 buses a day) 

The returned bus ticket can only be bought from Hukeng Bus Station. Please ask the hotel staff to give you the ticket as soon as you meet him/her. The ticket cost is included in our package.

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Hakka Tulou Cluster and Tianluokeng Tour with hotel pickup from Xiamen

Hakka Tulou Cluster and Tianluokeng Tour with hotel pickup from Xiamen - Xiamen, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$113.22

Tulou is a unique and mysterious Hakka architecture with a thick earth wall enclosure found only in the mountainous areas in southwestern Fujian province in China.  It is is an exceptional example of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization living in a harmonious relationship with their environment. The Tulou was enlisted in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.  Today you will visit some most beautiful Tulou clusters in Tianluokeng.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Xiamen.  3 hours coach transfer to Nanjing county where you'll visit the Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster and visit Hakka families in the villages. 

Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster
On 7th July 2008, Tianluokeng tulou cluster was inscribed as one of 46 UNESCO World Heritage Sites ... More info ›

Tulou is a unique and mysterious Hakka architecture with a thick earth wall enclosure found only in the mountainous areas in southwestern Fujian province in China.  It is is an exceptional example of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization living in a harmonious relationship with their environment. The Tulou was enlisted in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.  Today you will visit some most beautiful Tulou clusters in Tianluokeng.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Xiamen.  3 hours coach transfer to Nanjing county where you'll visit the Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster and visit Hakka families in the villages. 

Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster
On 7th July 2008, Tianluokeng tulou cluster was inscribed as one of 46 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The cluster consists of a square earth building at the center of a quincunx, surrounded by four round earth buildings

Buyunlou (square cluster)
The square earth building named Buyun building (Reaching the Cloud Building) at the center of the quincunx. It was the first earth building at this site, built in 1796. It is three storeys high, each storey has 26 rooms, four sets of stairs, and a circular corridor in front of the rooms. The Buyun building was burnt down by bandits in 1936, and rebuilt in 1953 according to the original shape.

Hechanglou (round cluster)
a three-storey-high round earth building.

Zhenchanglou (round cluster)
It was built in 1930, has three storeys, round shaped, 26 rooms per floor.

Ruiyunlou (round cluster)
It was built in 1936, three storeys, 26 rooms per floor.

Wenchanglou (oval cluster)
It was build in 1966, three storeys, 32 rooms per floor.

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HongKeng Hakka Tulou Cluster One Day Tour

HongKeng Hakka Tulou Cluster One Day Tour - Xiamen, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$119.49

A total of 46 Fujian tulou sites were inscribed in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, as "exceptional examples of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization in a harmonious relationship with their environment".  Today you will vist some Tulou Clusters in HongKeng area.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Xiamen at 8:30AM. You will be driven to Yongding county which approximately takes 3 hours ... More info ›

A total of 46 Fujian tulou sites were inscribed in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, as "exceptional examples of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization in a harmonious relationship with their environment".  Today you will vist some Tulou Clusters in HongKeng area.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Xiamen at 8:30AM. You will be driven to Yongding county which approximately takes 3 hours. You will visit Zhenchenglou Tulou Cluster in Hong Keng. You can also visit Hakka families within the villages.

Zhenchenglou Cluster
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. Only 20 rooms are renovated and open to public.

Hakka History
The Hakka were originally immigrants from northern China who settled in the southern provinces. From the 17th century onwards, population pressures drove them more and more into conflict with their neighbours. As rivalry for resources turned to armed warfare, the Hakka began building communal living structures designed to be easily defensible. These Tulou Clusters, were often round in shape and internally divided into many compartments for food storage, living quarters, ancestral temple, armoury etc. 

Option 1:  Same day return
Leave Hongkeng at about 16:00.  Back to your hotel in Xiamen at 19:00.

Option 2:  Next day return
Tonight you will stay in a family inn built in the traditional cluster of Fuyulou. 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.   The owner of this Tulou cluster offers simple facilities of bed and breakfast.   Your tour guide and driver will stay overnight and take you back to Xiamen next day.

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FujianTulou Cluster Tour with accommodation in Chuxi and transfers from Xiamen

FujianTulou Cluster Tour with accommodation in Chuxi and transfers from Xiamen - Xiamen, China

Duration: 2 days
Location: Xiamen, China

From USD
$182.83

Chuxi Cluster is the most famous Tulou building located in Xiayang Town, a place of nowhere in the most remote northwestern corner of Fujian Province.  You will stay one night in a traditional Tulou House.  This is the best way to experience the Tulou lifestyle and culture which has lasted for centuries.  Round trip transfers and guiding service from Xiamen are included.

Day 1  Xiamen - Hongkeng - Chuxi

You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30AM. You will then be transferred to Chuxi Tulou in Yongding County ... More info ›

Chuxi Cluster is the most famous Tulou building located in Xiayang Town, a place of nowhere in the most remote northwestern corner of Fujian Province.  You will stay one night in a traditional Tulou House.  This is the best way to experience the Tulou lifestyle and culture which has lasted for centuries.  Round trip transfers and guiding service from Xiamen are included.

Day 1  Xiamen - Hongkeng - Chuxi

You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30AM. You will then be transferred to Chuxi Tulou in Yongding County. It takes approximately 3 hours to drive to Chuxi from Xiamen.  

The first stop is to visit Toulou clusters in HongKeng.

Zhenchenglou Cluster 
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. 

The 2nd stop is Chuxi.

Chuxi:
Located in Yongding County, Xiayang township, Chuxi village. Inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage site 1113-001.

In Chuxi Village, there are five round clusters and many square clusters, scatted on mountains. A small path made of cobblestones links these clusters. Behind the buildings are terraced hills and dense forests. The most well-known clusters are Jiqinglou, Yuqinglou, Gengqinglou, Shengqinglou, Shanqinglou and, Xiqinglou.

Jiqinglou Cluster
The largest round tulou, and also the oldest in this cluster, built in 1419 during the reign of Emperor Yongle of the Ming dynasty. It consists of two concentric rings, the outer ring building is four storeys tall, with 53 rooms on each level. The outer ring has 72 staircases. The second ring is a one-storey building.

Yuqinglou Cluster
Three massive round clusters are situated near the entrance of Chuxi village, Yuqinglou is the one on the left. It was firlst built in 1900. Last renovation was in 2010. The house owner Mr. Xu turned it into a family-runned hotel, simply facilities for bed and breakfast. Some rooms have shower and toilet, many rooms do not have, you need to go to the first floor for public toilet. Rooms are quite clean anyway. It is quite an experience to live there.

Highly recommend you to find a good place for photos of sunset.

You will stay in a room in Yuqinglou for tonight.

Day 2  Chuxi - Xiamen
Transfer to Xiamen by coach.

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