2 Days Xiamen Sightseeing with Tulou

Located at the southeastern tip of Fujian Province, it is one of the major cities in southern Fujian. All seasons are like spring, surrounded by sea water, and thousands of egrets live here. Xiamen is a popular destination for tourists who travel for sightseeing. It is also called the beautiful “Sea Garden”. The rick cultural relics and scenic natural landscape are the two major attractions of the city. This 2 days tour will show you the essence attraction of the city including South Putuo Temple, Hulishan Fortress, Gulangyu Island, Zhongshan Road, Yongding Tulou.

  • South Putuo Temple, Hulishan Fortress, Gulangyu Island, Zhongshan Road, Yongding Tulou
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch
  • Yes
  • Start from $110 per person
2 Days Xiamen Sightseeing with Tulou
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  1. Day 1: Xiamen
    South Putuo Temple, Hulishan Fortress, Gulangyu Island, Zhongshan Road (Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, our guide and driver will greet you in your hotel lobby. In the morning we will explore the downtown area. The first destination would be South Putuo Temple. The temple was originally built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and got its first name “Sizhou Temple”. In the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) it was abandoned. In the following Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) the temple was rebuilt and it was preserved till today. Next we will visit Hulishan Fortress. The fortress was built in late 19th century when China was threatened by foreign invaders.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: We will move to visit Gulangyu Island which stands opposite to Hulishan Fortress in the west. After a 20 minutes ferry, you will set foot on the island and then enjoy your relaxing time. You will visit the largest old villa on the island at Hi Heaven, where you can also enjoy ancient South music performance and traditional puppet show. Shuzhuang Garden will open up a surprising sea view in front of you as you walk amongst its deliberately designed layout with lush plants, corridors, and rock formations. An amazing collection of rare old pianos inside the Piano Museum will walk you through a rough development history of piano. In the late afternoon, you will take a walk on Zhongshan Road for sightseeing and local food exploration.

    When the tour ends, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Xiamen downtown area.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    South Putuo Temple

  2. Day 2: Xiamen – Yongding Tulou – Xiamen by Car
    Yongding Tulou (Lunch)

    At 08:00 the guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby. Then we will drive for about 2.5 minutes to Yongding County to visit the special folk house building – Tulou.

    Today we will visit the grandest Tulou in Yongding – the Chengqilou Building in Gaobei Village. According to record, the construction of Chengqilou lasted 3 centuries from the Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. It has diameter of 73 meters, the corridors are 229 meters long. The whole building consists of three circles of building. The outer circle has 4 layers and is 16.4 meters tall. On each layer there are 72 rooms. The middle circle has 2 layers and one each layer there are 32 rooms. The inner circle is the ancestor worship temple. The whole building has 400 rooms, 3 gates, and 2 wells. There are about 60 families live in the building.

    After the visit, we will driver for about 2.5 hours back to your hotel in Xiamen.

    Yongding Tulou

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers 1 People 3 People 4 People 5 People
Tour Price $608 $235 $190 $178
Travelers 6 People 8 People 9 People 10 People
Tour Price $156 $130 $118 $110
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Price includes

  • Entrance fee
  • Chinese style lunch
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Hotel pickup within 2nd ring road of Xiamen
  • Air-condition car and driver
  • English speaking tour guide

Price excludes

  • Any optional activity
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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