7 Days Xiamen & Huangshan Tour

Tour Route: Xiamen, Hua'an, Chongwu, Quanzhou, Huangshan

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Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive at Xiamen

Arrive in Xiamen by flight or train in the afternoon or evening. Be met upon arrival and transferred to to your hotel. You will be free for the rest of time. Known in the West as Amoy, Xiamen has a long history as a port city, and later became a center of British trade in the 19th century. Xiamen was declared one of China's first Special Economic Zones in the early 1980's, taking advantage of the city's heritage as a trading center and the proximity to Taiwan. Today Xiamen is one of China's most attractive and best-maintained resort cities. 

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Xiamen to Hua'an

After breakfast, we will drive for around 3 hours to visit Hua'an Earth Buildings. Renowned as "the mother of earth buildings", "the king of earth buildings" and the most representative of the earth building, Hua'an is the birthplace of Fujian Earth Buildings which was listed into the world cultural heritage in the year of 2008. We will have a chance to visit three main buildings such as Eryi Building, Nanyang Building and Dongyang Buidling. Walking through these buildings, people enjoy so much the beautiful environment, scientific layout and the delicate wall paintings. Drive back to Xiamen in the late afternoon. Stay overnight in the same hotel.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Xiamen to Chongwu to Quanzhou

We start our tour to Chongwu Ancient Town after breakfast. Known as the only one stone-made city built in Ming dynasty, Chongwu Ancient City has a history of over six hundred years. Located on the southern tip of Chongwu Peninsula, Fujian Province, Chongwu Ancient City is a national heritage conservation unit of China. The Chongwu ancient city wall is one of the seven famed ancient city walls in China. We will be able to visit the Stone-carving Park and Ancient City Wall. Thereafter, we will drive for around one hour to Quanzhou City to visit Kaiyuan Temple, Eest and Wast Tower and Marine Museum before driving back to Xiamen in the late afternoon. Stay overnight in the same hote.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Xiamen to Tunxi

Gulangyu Island is renowned for its delicate natural beauty, its ancient relics, and its varied architecture. We'll take boat to visit Sunlight Rock, Birds Garden, Shuzhuang Garden and Piano Museum. After lunch, we will drive to visit Hulishan Canon Platform. Originally built in the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) to fend off foreign imperialists, the platform boasts a huge nineteenth century heavy artillery piece produced by the German conglomerate Krupp, with a maximum range of 10,000 meters. Considered a serious threat then, the canon still dominated the defenses half a century later when a Japanese warship was gunned down during the Anti-Japanese War (1937-1945). We'll also visit Nanputuo Temple and Coastal Ring Road. After dinner, we take flight to Tunxi (downtown of Huangshan City). Upon arrival, be met by the local guide and transferred your hotel in Tunxi.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 5 Tunxi to Mt. Huangshan

As one of top ten famous scenic spots in China, Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is famed for its four wonders, namely, grotesque pines, grotesque rocks, hotspring and sea of clouds. It was included on the world natural and cultural heritage list in 1990. After breakfast, we will drive for a little more than one hour to reach the foothill and take the Yungu Cable Car to the top from the eastern steps. Upon getting off the cable car, you are presented with a colorful Chinese painting. People really can not find proper words to express their feelings at that moment. Sightsee the Beginning-to Believe Peak, the Sunken Flower Valley and the Writing-brush Peak. Stay overnight in the hotel on the top of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Mt. Huangshan to Yixian to Tunxi

Get up earlier to get to the Lion Peak and watch the sunrise. After breakfast, continue visiting the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion, Grand Canyon, Flying-over Rock, and Bright Summit before descending the mountain by the same cable car. Drive for one hour to reach Yixian County, which is praised as the Eden's Garden on earth. You'll visit a UNESCO cultural heritage site - Hongcun Village, renowned as the Village in Traditional Chinese Painting. It is the place where the famous Oscar-awarded movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was filmed. Meanwhile, you have chance, too, to visit century-old houses built in the Ming or Qing dynasties. Meanwhile, you will be surprised by the leisurely and peaceful life of the local people. Drive back to downtown where you'll overnight.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Tunxi to Shexian to Tunxi

She Xian (She County), the national historical cultural city, is regarded as the cradle of Hui Culture, one of the three major regional cultures in China. We will drive to visit Xucun Village which was built in over 1000 years ago. Just along the 1,500-meter-long old street between Gaoyang Bridge and Qianxi, nearly 200 old houses are still standing there complete and intact. Those old houses and buildings are surely of high values in terms of architecture, history, environmental study and anthropology. Drive back to downtown and visit Huizhou Cultural Museum and the fantastic Ancient Street. End the trip and leave Huangshan City in the late afternoon or evening.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1260 US$1039
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$1363 US$1134

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 admission and cable car fees (roundtrip), 
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. Xiamen to Huangshan Airfare
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

 

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International 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. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
5. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
6. 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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