Tour Itinerary of Xiamen and Wuyi Mountain Tour

5-Day Xiamen and Wuyishan Tour (CHT-SC-03)

Exhilaration, relaxation, inspiration……a vacation can mean many things to many people. This itinerary offers unique leisure experience. Enjoy the clear air and fresh sea-breezes in Xiamen city and Gulangyu Island and then the Crystal waters and Danxia landscape on Wuyi Mountain.

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Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Xiamen, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Xiamen)

Accommodations: Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Deluxe) Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Economy) Sheraton Hotel Xiamen (Superior) 

Day 2

Place & Transport: Xiamen
Today's Activities: Ferry Fee for Gulang Island, Electric Vehicle, South Putuo temple, Hulishan Fortress, Gulangyu Island
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Jiali Seafood Restaurant, Baofu Branch

- Ferry Fee for Gulang Island (10 minutes): It is a world of sea breezes, sunshine and exotic architecture with Mediterranean flavor.
- South Putuo temple (40 minutes): Located at the foot of Wulao Peak in the south of Xiamen, it was built during the Tang Dynasty and rebuilt in Qing Dynasty, which is very famous for its collection of Buddhist cultural relics, such as a Burmese jade carving of the Buddha, some important Buddhist texts. Climbing up to the Wulao Peak, you can enjoy the bird’s eye-view of Xiamen University and Xiamen Port.
- Hulishan Fortress (1 hour): It was built in 1891, the architecture mainly integrated the style in Ming and Qing Dynasty and the style from Europe. Huli Mountain Fortress is famous for having both the biggest and smallest cannons in the world. And there are many ancient military facilities and weapon, such as the emplacement, the barracks, the castle, the trench, double-edged swords and firelocks.
- Gulangyu Island: GulangYu Island is in the southwestern of Xiamen city, it takes just 10 minutes by local ferry boat.There are many colonial buildings built after the Opium War, including the Britain, the America, France, German, Spain, etc. There are many famous pianists in China from this island, and the piano ownership rate is the highest in China. This beautiful island has some tourist attractions including Crag of Sunlight and Shuzhuang Garden. It is very relaxing to wander along the winding small paths and hunt for some interesting souvenirs at shops.
- Jiali Seafood Restaurant, Baofu Branch : One of Xiamen's oldest restaurants, Jiali specializes im fresh, delicate seafood dishes. Smiling waitresses serve food prepared with high-quality ingredients.

Accommodations: Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Deluxe) Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Economy) Sheraton Hotel Xiamen (Superior) 

Day 3

Place & Transport: Xiamen
Today's Activities: Chuxi Earthen Building Cluster, Hongkeng Tulou Cluster
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

- Chuxi Earthen Building Cluster: The Chuxi Earthen Building Cluster in Chuxi Village consists of five round buildings and many square buildings. Three massive round buildings and one square building are situated near the river and are hidden among the deep mountains and lush vegetation like a treasure waiting to be discovered. A visit to the local primary school during the school day is also possible.
- Hongkeng Tulou Cluster: Hongkeng Tulou Cluster, located in Hukeng town, is the most concentrated of all earthen house clusters. There are about 100 tulou of various sizes in the long village which lies along both banks of a river. Some of the house designs are unique, including the Zhenchenglou, Fuyulu ("Five-Phoenix House"), Kuijulou, and the mini round Rusheng building. The village strides the Jinfeng Creek and is set in a dramatic landscape which represents the harmonious fusion of different cultural traditions to produce an idyllic landscape of outstanding quality.

Accommodations: Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Deluxe) Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel (Economy) Sheraton Hotel Xiamen (Superior) 

Day 4

Place & Transport: Xiamen to Wuyishan, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Xiamen), Airport Transfer (Wuyishan), Wuyi Mountain
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant

- Wuyi Mountain: Located in the northeast of Fujian, Wuyi Mountain is just at the junction of Fujian Province and Jiangxi Province. The scenery in Wuyi Mountain is surprisingly amazing and spectacular, especially the Jiuqu River Tianyou Peak, Song Ancient Street, Dahongpao Tea Plants and Wuyi Palace. Many ancient painters and poets visited here just for search of inspiration.
- Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.

Accommodations: Yuanhua International Hotel (Deluxe) Yuanhua International Hotel (Superior) Yuanhua International Hotel (Economy) 

Day 5

Place & Transport: Depart Wuyishan, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Xiamei Ancient Village, Hotel to airport Transfer (Wuyishan)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant

- Xiamei Ancient Village: Xiamei Ancient Village:The walk in the Xiamei Ancient Village brings you back in time to Ming (1368-1644) and the Qing (1644-1911) Dynasties.Most of buildings are very well preserved and featuring the sculpture of brisk, wood and stone, which is one part of the Wuyi World culture heritage.
- Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.

Price Per Person and Shown in US Dollars -Top-
Nov.1 - Mar. 31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 Person $1,899 $1,669 $1,569 -
2-5 Persons $1,099 $969 $919 $279/ $141/ $141
6-9 Persons $779 $639 $619 $279/ $141/ $141
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 Person $1,899 $1,699 $1,599 -
2-5 Persons $1,099 $999 $929 $279/ $156/ $156
6-9 Persons $779 $649 $629 $279/ $156/ $156
  1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.
  2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
  3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.
  4. * Single Room Supplement prices are shown: Superior/Deluxe/Economy

Excellent Local Guide

Excellent Local Guides

We selected the most experienced tour guides in each city. They are all very professional and flexible during the tour with oustanding knowledge of all the sites and history.

Our Luxury Car for  Families

Our Luxury Car for Families

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons. The comfort and safety of our customers is of utmost importance, so we ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained and always very clean.

Comfortable People Carrier for Small Groups

Comfortable People Carrier for Small Groups

We use only air-conditioned small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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Price Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Inclusions:

  • Entrance Fees:
    To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals:
    All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers:
    Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Xiamen, Wuyishan/ Mt. Wuyi by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
    Your comfort is our priority! Click here to get a description of the vehicles that we use for our tours.
  • Guide:
    As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  • Hotels:
    Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
    All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Transportation:
    Xiamen To Wuyishan/ Mt. Wuyi Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)

  • Airport Tax for Domestic Flights
    Airport Tax and Fuel Fee for Flights if applicable
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes:
  • Insurance
    The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    Click here to learn more about the insurance coverage and the sum insured.
  • Luggage Transfers:
    Between airports and hotels.
  • Arrangements:
    The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Exclusions:

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    USA-CHINA/CHINA-USA: China Highlights has negotiated special discount fares (restrictions apply) for selected flights operated by Air China from major US and China gateways. We are able to offer these special deals to confirmed customers. Discount US to China Flights
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
    Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm. More
  • Personal Expenses:
    Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals:
    Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
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