8 Days 7 Nights Xiamen, Mt Wuyi, Shantou, Yongding

CHINA, the world’s most populous country and world’s second-largest country by land area, has aplenty to offer. From nature to history, food to culture, each of the 22 provinces offer something different for you. Find our packages below for more information.

Highlights

XIAMEN

NanPuTuo Temple

GuaLanYu

Piano Museum

MT.WUYI

Mt.WuYi Scenic Areas

FUZHOU

Drum Hills

West Lake

ZHANGZHOU

YongDing Earthen Dwelling House

NanShan Temple

Hundred-Flower Village

CHAOZHOU/SHANTOU

KaiYuan Temple

Ceramic Factory

XiangZi Bridge

ZhongShan Garden

Song Well

The General’s Mansion

Treasures Deposit Island

Former Residence Of Chen CiHuang

Price includes

Sightseeing and meals as per itinerary

7 nights stay in local 4-5* hotel

Domestic flights

Mandarin speaking guide

Itinerary

01 SINGAPORE  XIAMEN  MT. WUYI

Assemble at Changi Airport for departure flight to Xiamen. Upon arrival, visit Nanputuo Temple. This Buddhist temple was built during the Tang Dynasty more than a thousand years ago. Situated at the foot of the Five-Old-Gentleman Peaks, it is one of the most reputed Buddhist temples in Fujian. After sightseeing, depart by domestic flight for Mt. Wuyi. Mt Wuyi is a landscape of great beauty that has been protected for more than twelve centuries.

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02 MT.WUYI

You will have a full day to spend in exploring the beauty of Mt Wuyi. Mt Wuyi is the most outstanding area for biodiversity conservation in southeast China and a refuge for a large number of ancient, rare species, many of them unique to China. Enjoy the serene beauty of the dramatic gorges of the Nine Bend River, with its numerous temples and monasteries, many now in ruins which provided the setting for the development and spread of Neo-Confucianism.

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03 MT.WUYI Image result for train icon FUZHOU

This morning, we will continue to tour around Mt. Wuyi. It contains a series of exceptional archaeological sites, including the Han City established in the 1st century BC and a number of temples and study centres associated with the birth of neo-Confucianism in the 11th century AD. After which, we will take a train to Fuzhou. Fuzhou, also called “Banyan City”, is the revered capital of Fujian Province and faces Taiwan across the strait.

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04 FUZHOU  XIAMEN

Begin your day with a visit to Drum Hills and West Lake. It takes its name from a large, drum-shaped rock at the summit. One major sight to visit on Drum Hills is the Yongquan Temple. It is considered to be the first temple in Fujian province and one of the important temples in China. The style of Yongquan Temple is Ming and Qing dynasties. After lunch, we will proceed to Gulangyu Island. With its grand assemblage of European and Asian architecture, it is Xiamen’s best sight. From the Xiamen waterfront, two of Gulangyu’s most recognizable sights are clearly visible: the colossal Statue of Zheng Chenggong, a national military hero and native of Fujian (known to the Western world as Koxinga) at the island’s southern end. The last attraction for today is the Piano museum.

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05 XIAMEN  YONGDING  ZHANGZHOU

This morning, we will travel to Yongding, situated southwest of Fujian Province which is a predominantly Hakka community. Here we will visit the Earthen Dwelling Houses of the Hakkas. This is where all overseas Chinese Hakkas converge to see for themselves the artistry and wisdom of their forefathers reflected in the splendid architecture. These exquisite houses were built from rammed earth and were meant to serve both as dwelling and fortresses to withstand earthquakes and storms. After which, visit the Nanshan Monastery and Baihua Village. Nanshan Monastery was originally the home of Chen Yong, a bigwig during the Kaiyuan Period of the Tang Dynasty (713-741). It was so grandiose that Chan was accused of upsetting the social order and putting for putting on imperial airs. His quick-witted daughter immediately became a nun and urged her father to donate the home as a temple. The temple also house a 62 meter high stone Buddha and a unique 2-meter, 2,000 kilogram white jade Buddha. Baihua Village is located about 2.5 km from Zhangzhou City is a sea of flowers. The village was originally called Changfu Village. Since Yongle Period in the Ming Dynasty, villagers have lived by planting and selling flowers. In 1963, Zhu De, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, came here to enjoy the flower show and suggested that the village be built into a “hundred-flowered village”. Thus, the village changed its name to present one.

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06 ZHANGZHOU CHAOZHOU  SHANTOU

This morning, we will leave for Chaozhou. Chaozhou has a history of 1600 years and has famous temple known as Kaiyuan Temple. This 1300-year old temple is one of Chaozhou’s quiet gems, almost hidden along the older, narrow section of Kaiyuan Lu, about five minutes west of the city walls. Thereafter, we will visit the ceramic factory and Xiangzi Bridge. Built during the Nan Song Dynasty, it is one of the very popular old bridges.

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07 SHANTOU  NANAO  CHENGHAI  SHANTOU

After breakfast, depart by coach for Nanao Island. Today’s sightseeing includes the Song Well, commissioned by the last emperor of the Song Dynasty with a history dating back 800 years and is unique for its cool plain drinking water despite its close proximity to the sea. Next, we will proceed to the former residence of Generals of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ~ the General’s Mansion, followed by Treasures Deposit Island, where pirates are believed to have stashed their loot. After lunch, depart by coach for Chenghai where we will visit the former residence of Chen Cihuang. The Chen family gradually built this massive complex over several decades starting from 1910. Return to Shantou where you will treated to the intricacies of brewing Chinese tea and to taste some good tea as well.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 8 SHANTOU  XIAMEN SINGAPORE

After breakfast leave for Xiamen airport for your flight back to Singapore.

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