4 Days Xiamen & Earth Building Tour

Tour Route: Xiamen

Display of International Buildings-Gulangyu Islet,Display More than 70 Ancient Pianos,World Smallest Round Earth Building-Rusheng Building,Visiable Competitive Price & VIP Quality Guarantee

XMT-03
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Xiamen

Your guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel. Welcome to Garden on the sea city Xiamen. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore the city on your own.You'll spend the night in the Xiamen Oversea Plaza Hotel 4* or a similar hotel.

Xiamen: Established in the Ming Dynasty as a major seaport and as one of China’s five port cities, Xiamen has now grown into a metropolis with well-developed finance, commerce, tourism, science and technology. Situated in southeast coast of Fujian Province and at the west coast of Taiwan Strait, Xiamen offers a pleasant climate all year round, with an average annual temperature of 21°C. Through the years, this coastal city has been awarded with several honorary titles by the States and UN, including “National Model City for Environmental Protection”, “International Garden City”, “National Sanitary City”, and “International Residential City”.

Meals: No Meals
Day 2 Xiamen

After a buffet breakfast, depart the hotel for a full day tour of Xiamen.

Your will first arrive at a ferry station where you will take a ferry to Gulangyu Islet, an oasis with serene beauty, a tranquil atmosphere and buildings in various architectural styles. After a short, five-minute ferry, arrive at Gulangyu for a unique guided tour.

You will visit Shuzhuang Garden, which was built by a Taiwanese business tycoon who moved his whole family from Taiwan during the Sino-Japanese war of 1894 – 1895.

Enjoy the terrain and the sea, which were perfectly incorporated into the layout of the entire garden. See the Nine-Bend Forty-Four Bridge, which is delicately poised above the sea and consists of Duyue Pavilion (Watching Moon Pavilion), Qianbo Pavilion (Thousand-Wave Pavilion), and interesting rockwork.

Also, you can enjoy all kinds of famous pianos in the Piano Museum only in China. Return to the ferry terminal on the golf cart for the ferry back to Xiamen.

Lunch enjoy local flavor. After lunch, you will visit Huli Fortress, which is the biggest and oldest cannon in the world.

From there, rejoin your coach for a tea ceremony in a teahouse. Then you will visit the Ring Road, which is the most beautiful Marathon Crouse in the world.

Dinner tonight is not included. 

You'll spend the night in the Xiamen Oversea Plaza Hotel 4* or a similar hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Xiamen to Yongding to Xiamen

After breakfast, depart your hotel for a full day excursion to the Yongding Hakka Building Cultural Village(3.5h), one of the "World Cultural Heritage".As a unique culture, Tulou has existed for a long time. The people living in the area faced both natural and human threats. They had to fend off wild animals from the surrounding forest as well as the occasional group of bandits. In order to protect themselves against bandits and wild beast, they used local materials to build tall, multi-storey circular earthen buildings where a whole family or clan could live in. These are the earth towers that we see today. These Earth buildings not only are comfortable dwellings, but also Mighty Fortresses. Today, Tulou has become the world's cultural heritage.

Visit Zhencheng Building, Kuiju Building, Rusheng Building and Fuyu Building. Then you will be transfer back to Xiamen.

You'll spend the night in the Xiamen Oversea Plaza Hotel 4* or a similar hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Xiamen

Enjoy the breakfast at leisure. The remainder of the day is free to relax at the hotel or for a last minute individual exploration of Xiamen.

Later today, you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Wish you had a good trip home.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$572 US$418
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$622 US$470

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Four-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
6. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
7. Single room supplement.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

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