Xiamen Tours

Xiamen Tours

The beautiful harbor city of Xiamen, known to the West as Amoy, is characterized by a charming waterfront district, special colonial mansions, a pleasant and mild climate, a clean environment, and its characteristic food.

From Xiamen, you can explore the World Heritage Site of the Fujian Tulou to find Mulan's "hometown", head northeast to Wuyi Mountain to see the beautiful Danxia landform and learn about ancient Fujian culture, or go north to Xiapu Mudflat to have an incredible photography trip.

No matter whether you would like to have a relaxing weekend in Xiamen or if you would prefer to go beyond the normal sightseeing to have an in-depth trip to trace the origins of the Hakka or Minnan cultures, we can tailor-make your trip according to your interests and requirements.

Most Popular Tours in Xiamen and the Surrounding Areas

These are some suggested itineraries for touring Xiamen as well as multi-destination tours including Xiamen.

Fujian Tulou
1-Day Nanjing Tulou Tour
  • Find the truth behind what American eyes thought was a "missile weapon base".
  • Visit the oldest earthen building in Nanjing.
  • Walk in Mulan's "hometown" — the Fujian Tulou.
Gulangyu Island
3-Day Xiamen, Gulangyu, and Tulou Tour
  • Explore the Garden City of Xiamen.
  • Visit the World Cultural Heritage earthen building site.
  • Discover the less-visited tulou which is Mulan's "home"
Quanzhou
3-Day Quanzhou Tour with Anxi Oolong Tea Experience
  • Witness an oceangoing vessel of the Song Dynasty (960--1279).
  • Explore an Exclusive Tea Farm and Taste the Best Oolong Tea .
  • Have a Bite of Quanzhou — a True Taste of Minnan (Southern Fujian).
tulou with the red lanterns
3 Days Essence of Xiamen and In-Depth Tulou Tour
  • Have a relaxing afternoon on the romantic Gulangyu Island.
  • Spend one night in an original tulou and experience working as a tea farmer.
  • Discover the earthen buildings of different styles in Hongkeng Tulou Cluster.
Wuyi Mountain
5 Days Fujian Scenic and Cultural Tour
  • Enjoy the beauties of the Garden City, Xiamen.
  • Discover the traditional Chinese communal residences called the Fujian Tulou.
  • Hike on Wuyi Mountain and see the beautiful Danxia landform.
Xiapu Mudflat
9 Days Xiamen, Yongding Hakka Tulou, and Xiapu Mudflat Photo Tour
  • Explore one of the most beautiful cities in China.
  • Discover the most outstanding architecture in Fujian Province.
  • Shoot the intriguing Xiapu Mudflat at sunrise and sunset.
 
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Rita had help plan a once in a lifetime tour for us last spring that we cancelled due to Covid. CH refunded our deposit in one day and wished us luck and good health. She then offered to send us masks since they were impossible to find in the US in April. 2 weeks later we received ~200 masks from CH with no charge! What a great, ethical and knowledgeable travel agent. Would rebook in a mi Ute if we knew it was safe. More...

- Greg K. from US

Had a wonderful time with our tour guides Cactus and Jin. In the time of COVID it was a great relief to have help sorting through protocols for entering tourist sights. Excellent lunch options. The juggling and sugar candy art in the hutong was a real treat. Great thing about touring now - no crowds. Highly recommended tour operator for anyone traveling to Beijing. More...

- Francisca Adenike from Canada

Common Questions Travelers Ask Us

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1. Can I spend the night in a tulou?

You can stay in an original tulou and experience the simple Hakka atmosphere and hospitality of the Hakka people. We have arranged an overnight stay in an original tulou during our 3-Day Essence of Xiamen and In-Depth Tulou Tour for you to enjoy the Hakka atmosphere. Spending one night in a tulou village is a good idea to avoid the tourist crowds. The villages are quiet and more authentic before the tourists arrive in the morning and after they leave in the afternoon.

Recommended hotels:

  • Nanjing Qingdelou Inn (original tulou hotel)
  • Tsingpu Tulou Retreat (boutique hotel in a restored tulou)
2. Can I stay overnight on Gulangyu Island?
3. Which tulou cluster is recommended?
 
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