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Dear Fish,

we have returned in Italy.

I wish to thank you for the assistance received and hope I will have the chance to work together again.

Also I would like to thank you for the special guide (Tom) provided to my group.

He is a very skilled and kind person and everybody appreciated him.

All the best.


Date: 2017-05-08 14:01

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Fujian Tulou 3-day in-depth tour

Tour Code: XMMT04
Start: Xiamen
Finish: Xiamen
Duration:3 Days/2 Night
Overnight: 1 night in Taxia Village in Nanjing, 1 night in Hongkeng Village iin Yongding
Day 1: Xiamen-2.5hours-Nanjing Tulou

Pick up from hotel in Xiamen in the morning. and take a 2.5-hour drive to Nanjing Tulou Area; Visit Shiqiao Village, Hekeng Tulou Cluster , also visit Tianluokeng Tulou, Yuchanglou and Taxia village, stay overnight in Taxia village.

Meals:Chinese lunch

Overnight: Weiqunlou Guesthouse in Taxia Village (Original tulou with private bathroom and toilet)


Hekeng Tulou Cluster                     Shiqiao Village                               Shunyulou     

Shiqiao Village: is a mountain village with many interesting Tulou houses . One of many interesting Tulous of the village is the 4-story Shunyulou which was built in 1945. It has the longest outer diameter, 74.1m, among the single donut-type Tulou houses with the inner corridor. Another one is Changyuanlou which was built in 1723 (Qing dynasty), on a linear site with a steep slope facing a stream. It is a rectangular type Tulou which shows dramatic harmony with nature

Hekeng Tulou Cluster : Located in Hekeng Village, Shuyang Town, this extremely extensive and impressive cluster consists of 27 earthen houses and is also one of the 10 Tulou and Tulou clusters that are inscribed as world heritage.

Tianluokeng Tulou: located in Shangban Village, Shuyang Town. The castle, composed primarily of four round and one rectangular earthen house, is one of the most magnificent and well-preserved Hakka Castles in the area. The village is also listed in the Famous Historic Cultural Village in China for its typical cultural regional system.

Yuchanglou: Located in Xiaban Village, Fuyulou was built in 1308 and is one of the oldest existing Tulou. This five-story earth building is most famous for its tilted pillars. The most extreme is slanted at15-degree angle. Yuchanglou has been like this for more than 600 years and remains intact today. 

Taxia Village: This exquisite Hakka village is located in a valley in Shuyang Town. There are more than 20 earthen building of different shapes built along the bank of a clear brook that flows through the entire village. Another major attraction is Zhang's Clan Ancestral Hall, Next to a pond, 20 stone flagpoles rise like a stone forest in front of it. As one of the most well-reserved ancient clan house in China, Zhang is Clan Ancestral Hall is listed among the key culture relics protected under national level.

Day 2: Nanjing Tulou-1 hour-Yongding Tulou

In the morning, travel to Yongding, visit Chengqilou, Nanxi Tulou Cluster and Hongkong Tulou Cluster, stay overnight in Hongkeng Village.

Meals: Chinese lunch
Overnight:Fuyulou Guesthouse in Hongkeng Village (original Tulou with private bathroom and toilet)
Tianluokeng                           Taxia Village                                 Chengqilou

Zhenchenglou                                 Fuyulou                                      Kuijulou

Chengqilou: is the largest of the earth buildings. It is almost three hundred years old and is made up of four concentric circular buildings. This King of Round Earth Building has altogether 400 rooms and used to house 80 families, totaling morethan 600 people in its prosperous days.

Nanxi Tulou Cluster: Nanxi is a creek in Hukeng town, Yongding county. It flows through various Hakka villages and pass through the valley, surrounded by green mountains and terraces. Along the creek, there are over 100 tulou of different shapes: round, square, octagon, hexagon, triangle, D-shape, ellipse, and even round and square combinations. The tulou are scattered along valleys and banks, like a dragon snaking for tens of kilometers.

Hongkeng Tulou Cluster: is the most concentrated of all earthen house clusters. Some of the house designs are unique, including the Zhenchenglou,(a magnificent building combining the Chinese style with the western style), Fuyulu (Five-Phoenix House) Kuijulou(a palace style building) and Rushenglou ( a mini-sized circular building).

Day 3: Yongding-3.5h-Xiamen
Visit Chuxi Tulou Cluster, transfer back to Xiamen after the tour.
Meals: Chinese lunch
 Yanxianglou Huanjilou
Chuxi Tulou Cluster                                  Nanxi Yanxianglou                         Nanxi Huanjilou

Chuxi Tulou Cluster: 15 km. away from Xiayang Town, the Chuxi Tulou cluster includes five large circular buildings and ten rectangular buildings. Jiqinglou is the oldest and most special round earth buildings in this area. It is almost 600 years old and covers a total area of 2826 m2 with 206 rooms. Unlike normal round earth building that usually got only four public stairways, Jiqinglou is equipped with 72 stairways, which divide the whole building into 72 independent units. All rooms, stairways and interior walls are constructed with wood and rabbet structure. Not even a single nail is used for the construction and the earth building remains intact after 600 years.Jiqinglou also houses more than 10,000 exhibits about the unique life, history and culture of the Hakka people

Price of this tour: 
Group Size
Cost per person
in RMB
Valid Date: Until Dec 2021
Price Includes:

1. All transfer and tours with private vehicle and local English speaking tour guide
2. Entrance fees as listed

3. Meal as listed (daily lunch)

4. Accommodations (twin or triple share) with simple breakfast as listed

Price not Include:

1.Tips for guide and driver

2. Dinner


1-4 person: Buick MPV or similar

5-6 person: 9-seat Joylong van or similar

7-10 person: 19-seat Golden Dragon coach or similar

No shopping stop or factory visit

Surcharge might apply during national holidays


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