Need any help with booking?
Home : Holidays : Fujian Tulou Tour

Fujian Tulou Tour

From ¥ 400

Fujian tulou and the hakka villages scattered around the mountain triangle in southwestern Fujian, China.The so-called earthen buildings (tulou in Chinese) are attracting more attention in China and the other parts of the world.

Fujian tulou are mostly built between the 12th to the 20th centuries. Tulou is usually a large enclosed building, rectangular or circular in configuration, with a very thick weight supporting earth wall (up to 6 feet thick) and wooden skeletons, from three to five storeys high, housing up to 80 families. These earth buildings usually have only one main gate, guarded by 4-5 inch thick wooden doors reinforced with an outer shell of iron plate. The top level of these earth building have gun holes for defense against bandits.

46 Fujian Tulou sites including Chuxi tulou cluster, Tianluokeng tulou cluster, Hekeng tulou cluster, Gaobei tulou cluster, Dadi tulou cluster, Hongkeng tulou cluster, Yangxian lou, Huiyuan lou, Zhengfu lou and Hegui lou have been inscribed in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Site,"as exceptional examples of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization, and, in terms of their harmonious relationship with their environment".

To discover the spectacular hakka earth castle,you can select our Fujian tulou one day essential tour or Fujian tulou two day classical tour.

Recommended Articles:

Info:

 

Recommended Fujian Tulou Tour Packages

 

Hakka Earth Castle ( Tulou ) 2-Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)

Yongding Tulou

Tour Code: XMHK2D1N-R-111XM-LY
Depart From: Xiamen
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

ITINERARY

Day 1: Xiamen-Tianluokeng Tulou cluster (3 hours)-Hukeng Tulou (1 hour)

8:30-11:30: Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Tianluokeng hakka cluster (田螺坑土楼群), located in Shuyang Town,take a overview at the top of the mountain (view platform), The castle, composed primarily of four round houses plus one rectangular earthen house, which is named 4 dishes and 1 soup.It is one of the most magnificent and well- preserved hakka houses in the area.
12:00-13:00:Have a traditional Hakka lunch at Tianluokeng Hakka house.
13:00-14:00:Roaming in Tianluokeng hakka cluster to see their daily lives.
14:00-15:30:15 minutes coach transfer to Xiaban Village(下坂村),visit Yuchanglou(裕昌楼)(leaning structure hakka house),then pass Taxia village(塔下村)(one of the beautiful village build along a stream),roaming at this water village,visit Zhang's clan ancestral hall(张氏祠堂),which is listed among the key culture relics protected under national level.
15:30-16:30:20 minutes coach transfer to Gaotou village(高头村),visit Chengqilou(承启楼),the largest grandess circular building composed by 4 cicular buildings.
16:30-17:00:Transfer to Taxia village,Check in at the tulou guesthouse (2 star hostle similar)
17:00-18:00:One hour leisure.
18:00-19:00:Having dinner at local restaurant,after dinner,enjoy a free walk at this quiet and peaceful town.

Day 2: Taxia-Nanxi-Hongkeng-Xiamen (4 hours)

08:30-12:00:Check out from the hotel in the morning,20 minutes driving to Nanxi Hakka earthern building cluster(南溪土楼群),visit Huanjilou(环极楼),Zhenfulou(振福楼),Yanxianglou(衍香楼).
11:30-13:00:30 minutes driving to Yongding Hakka Cultural Village(永定土楼群),having lunch.
13:00-15:00:Visit Yongding Hakka cultural village,including Zhenchenglou(振成楼) ( a magnificent building combining the Chinese style with the western style),Kuijulou(奎聚楼)( a palace style building),Fuyulou(福裕楼) ( a five-phenix style building) , Rushenglou (如升楼)( a mini-sized circular building).
15:00-18:00:3hrs driving, back to Xiamen.

Price:
 

Group Size

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p 

8p

9p

10p 

or more

Cost per 

person

in RMB

1910

1510

1320

1270

1050

1000

940

910

870

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
1. All transfer and transportation
2. Entrance fees
3. Meal as listed (hakka cuisine)
4. Local English-speaking tour guide
5. Accommodation

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver  

Yongding Tulou One Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)                                                               

Tour Code: XMYD1D0N-R-001CNXM1 Chengqilou in Yongding
Depart From Xiamen
Duration: 1 Day 

ITINERARY

Xiamen-Hongkeng-Xiamen

08:30-12:00: Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3.5hrs scenic drive to Yongding Hakka cultural village (the most concentrated of all earthen house clusters). 
11:30-12:30: Arrive at Yongding Hakka cultural village, have a traditional hakka lunch at one of the hakka house.
12:30-14:30: Visit Yongding Hakka cultural village(永定土楼群), including Zhenchenglou(振成楼)(a magnificent building combining the Chinese style with the western style), Kuijulou(奎聚楼)(a palace style building), Fuyulou(福裕楼) ( a five-phenix style building ), Rushenglou(如升楼) ( a mini-sized circular building).
14:30-15:30: 10 minutes private coach tansfer to Gaotou village,visit Chengqilou(承启楼),the largest grandness circular building composed by 4 circular buildings.
15:30-18:30: 3hrs driving, back to Xiamen.

Price:

Group
Size 
2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p 
or more
Cost per person
in RMB 

1190

  970

830

760 710 700

670

630

590

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017

Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle
Entrance fees
Lunch as listed
Local English speaking tour guide 

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

Fujian Tulou (earth building ) One Day Tour ( from Xiamen )

Tour Code: XM1D0N-R-002CNXM1
Depart From Xiamen
Duration: 9 hours

ITINERARY

Day 1: Xiamen -Tianluokeng Tulou cluster (3 hours) - Hukeng Tulou(1 hour)

8:30-11:30: Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Tianluokeng hakka cluster(田螺坑土楼群), located in Shuyang Town, take a overview at the top of the mountain (view platform), The castle, composed primarily of four round houses plus one rectangular earthen house, which is named 4 dishes and 1 soup.It is one of the most magnificent and well- preserved hakka houses in the area.
12:00-13:00:Have a traditional Hakka lunch at Tianluokeng Hakka house.
13:00-14:00:Roaming in Tianluokeng hakka cluster to see their daily lives.
14:00-15:30:15 minutes coach transfer to Xiaban Village(下坂村),visit Yuchanglou(裕昌楼)(leaning structure hakka house),then pass Taxia village(塔下村)(one of the beautiful village build along a stream),roaming at this water village,visit Zhang's clan ancestral hall(张氏祠堂),which is listed among the key culture relics protected under national level.
15:30-16:30:20 minutes coach transfer to Gaotou village(高头村),visit Chengqilou(承启楼),the largest grandess circular building composed by 4 cicular buildings.
16:30-19:30:Transfer back to Xiamen

 

Price:

Group
Size 

2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p 
or more
Cost per person
in RMB 

1190

  970

830

760 710 700

670

630

590

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 

Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle
Entrance fees
Lunch as listed
Local English speaking tour guide 

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver
 

Yongding Tulou One Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)

Tour Code: XMYD1D0N-R-003CNXM1
Depart From Xiamen Duration: 1 Day  

ITINERARY

Xiamen - Nanou village - Hekeng Village- Shiqiao Village

 

08:30-11:30: Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3 hrs scenic drive to Shuyang town Nanjing county.
11:30-12:30: Arrive at Nanjing county, have a lunch at the Shuyang town.
12:30-13:30: Visit Nanou village(南欧村).
13:30-14:30: Visit Hekeng tulou cluster(河坑土楼群).
14:30-15:30: Visit Shunyulou(顺裕楼). 15:30-18:30: 3hrs driving, back to Xiamen

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

1150

890

760

670

630

610

590

555

525

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle
Entrance fees
Lunch as listed
Local English speaking tour guide 

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

Hakka Tulou 2-Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)

Tour Code: XMHK2D1N-R-112XM-LY
Depart From: Xiamen
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

ITINERARY

Day 1: Xiamen-Yunshuiyao-Tianluokeng-Taxia

Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to the idyllic Yunshuiyao Village (云水谣). Then transfer to Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster (田螺坑土楼群) to visit the '4 dishes and 1 soup'. After that go to Taxia Village (塔下村) to visit one of the China's Top 15 Scenic Villages.

Day 2: Chengqi Lou-Hongkeng-Xiamen

Visit Chengqi Lou (承启楼) the largest grandness circular tulou composed by 4 circular building and Hongkeng Tulou Cluster (洪坑土楼群), the most concentrated place of earthen house clusters. We will drive back to Xiamen after the tour.
 

Price:
 

Group Size

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p 

8p

9p

10p 

or more

Cost per 

person

in RMB

1930

1520

1320

1270

1160

1010

950

930

890

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
1. All transfer and transportation
2. Entrance fees
3. Meal as listed (hakka cuisine)
4. Local English-speaking tour guide
5. Accommodation

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver
 

Hakka Tulou 2-Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)

Tour Code: XMHK2D1N-R-114XM-LYYongding Tulou
Depart From: Xiamen
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

ITINERARY

Day 1: Xiamen-Daping Lou-Fuxin Lou

Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Daping Lou (大坪楼), located in Ganfang Village, Chuanchang Town. Then transfer to Fuxin Lou (馥馨楼) to visit one of the oldest tulous in Yongding. We will stay in a hotel in Hukeng.

Day 2: Hongkeng-Chengqi Lou-Xiamen

Visit Hongkeng Tulou Cluster (洪坑土楼群), the most concentrated place of earthen house clusters and Chengqi Lou (承启楼), 'the king of tulou’ in Gaobei Village, Yongding County. We wi

ll drive back to Xiamen after the tour.
 

Price:
 

Group Size

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p 

8p

9p

10p 

or more

Cost per 

person

in RMB

1780

1370

1320

1270

1160

860

800

780

735

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017

Price includes: 
1. All transfer and transportation 
2. Entrance fees 
3. Meal as listed (hakka cuisine) 
4. Local English-speaking tour guide
5. Accommodation

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

Hakka Tulou 2-Day Tour (Ex Xiamen)

Tour Code: XMHK2D1N-R-113XM-LY
Depart From: Xiamen 
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

ITINERARY

Day 1: Xiamen-Chengqi Lou-Chuxi 

Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Chengqi Lou (承启楼), the largest grandness circular tulou composed by 4 circular buildings. Then transfer to Chuxi Tulou Cluster (初溪土楼群) to visit its five large circular buildings and ten rectangular buildings. We will stay in the 4-star Capital of Hakka Hot Spring Resort.

Day 2: Nanxi Village-Hongkeng-Xiamen

Visit Nanxi Tulou Cluster (南溪土楼群), the "Great Wall of Tulou" with more than 100 earth buildings in the valley stretching for 10km, and Hongkeng Tulou Cluster (洪坑土楼群), the most concentrated place of earthen house clusters. We will drive back to Xiamen after the tour.
 

Price:
 

Group Size

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p 

8p

9p

10p 

or more

Cost per 

person

in RMB

1990

1620

1340

1270

1160

1090

1020

1000

950

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes: 
1. All transfer and transportation 
2. Entrance fees 
3. Meal as listed (hakka cuisine) 
4. Local English-speaking tour guide
5. Accommodation

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

 

Hakka Tulou One-day Tour (Yunshuiyao, Chengqi Lou)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration:  Approximately 9 Hours
Tourcode: XMHK1D0N-R-107XM-LY

 
ITINERARY
 

Xiamen - Yunshuiyao Ancient Village (2 hours) - Chengqi Lou (1 hour)

Morning:
Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Yunshuiyao (云水谣), a beautiful ancient village in Nanjing County, Zhangzhou. The idyllic village has cobblestone pedestrian paths along a stream where visitors could leisurely stroll to the different tulous within the village. 
 
Afternoon: 
Visit Yunshuiyao Ancient Village. 30 minutes private coach transfer to Gaotou village, visit Chengqi Lou(承启楼), the largest grandness circular tulou composed by 4 circular buildings. After the tour, we will drive for 3 hours to return to Xiamen.

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

1150

890

760

670

630

630

590

555

525

Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle 
Entrance fees 
Lunch as listed 
Local English speaking tour guide
Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver
 
 Hakka Tulou One-day Tour (Nanjing 

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.Yongding Tulou
Duration: 9 hours
Tourcode: XMHK3D2N-R-102XM-LY
 
ITINERARY

Morning:
Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Nanou village (南欧村), located in Shuyang Town, Nanjing County. The village has the highest density of tulous in the region which are of different shapes: round, square, trapezium and triangle.
 
Afternoon: 
Visit Hekeng tulou cluster (河坑土楼群), a village with 13 tulous. It is one of the 10 sites collectively inscribed as the "Fujian Tulou" on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is indeed a complete village, with a dozen or so full-size tulou, plus some smaller adobe buildings. 

Visit Shiqiao tulou cluster (石桥土楼群) where is home to the largest tulou Shunyu Lou (顺裕楼). The place looks like a perfectly normal living and working village, and most tulous are still lived in. We will drive back to Xiamen after the tour. 
 

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

1120

820

670

580

520

480

445

420

400

 Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle 
Entrance fees 
Lunch as listed 
Local English speaking tour guide
Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

 

One-day Hakka Tulou tour (Chengqi Lou & Chuxi)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration: 9 hours
Tourcode: XMHK1D0N-R-109XM-LY

 ITINERARY 

Xiamen-Tulou-Xiamen

Morning:
Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to Chengqi Lou (承启楼), located in Gaotou village, Shuyang Town. It is the largest grandness circular tulou composed by 4 circular buildings.
 
Afternoon: 
Visit Chuxi tulou cluster (初溪土楼群) to see Jiqing Lou (集庆楼), the largest round tulou, and also the oldest in this cluster, built in 1419.

 

 

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

  

1050

 

850

650

550

500

500

450

   400

400

 Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle 
Entrance fees 
Lunch as listed 
Local English speaking tour guide
Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver
 

One-day Hakka Tulou tour (Daping Lou & Chuxi)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.Yongding Tulou
Duration: 9 hours
Tourcode: XMHK1D0N-R-110XM-LY

 ITINERARY 

Xiamen-Tulou-Xiamen

Morning:
Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to 
Daping Lou (大坪楼), located in Ganfang Village, Chuanchang Town. 
 
Afternoon: 
Visit Chuxi tulou cluster (初溪土楼群) to see Jiqing Lou (集庆楼), the largest round tulou, and also the oldest in this cluster, built in 1419. Chuxi is perhaps the most picturesque of the tulou clusters. It consists of five large circular buildings and 10 rectangular buildings. They are surrounded by enchanting mountains and streams. Their layout is arranged in a scientific and rational way.

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

 

 

1130

 

 

830

680

590

530

490

455

430

410

 Valid Date: Until Dec 2017 
Price includes:
All transfer and city transportation with private vehicle 
Entrance fees 
Lunch as listed 
Local English speaking tour guide
Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

 

 

Two-day Hakka Tulou tour (Chengqilou & Pinghe)

Yongding Tulou
Depart From Xiamen

Duration: 2 Days

ITINERARY

 

Xiamen-Hongkeng-Pinghe-Xiamen

Day 1
Pick up at 8:30 a.m. Visit Shuhai Waterfall (树海瀑布) in Nanjing County in the morning. Then visit Chengqilou (承启楼), the largest circular building containing four circular buildings. Check in at the Capital of Hakka Hot Springs Resort.
Day 2
Check out from the hotel in the morning, drive three and a half hours to Pinghe (平和). Visit Zhuangshang Tulou (庄上土楼), the world’s largest tulou in terms of size and residential population. Later, visit Lingtong Mountain (灵通山) for its picturesque scenery and beautiful temples. After that, drive back to Xiamen.

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

2565

2080

1960

1360

 

3-day Hakka Tulou tour (Tianluokeng, Hongkeng & Chuxi)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.Yongding Tulou
Duration: 3 days

 
ITINERARY

Day 1
*Pick up at 08:30 a.m. and take a 3-hour scenic drive to the Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster (田螺坑土楼群) to visit the '4 dishes and 1 soup'.
*After that transfer to Xiaban Village(下坂村),visit Yuchanglou(裕昌楼)
*Then pass Taxia village(塔下村)(one of the beautiful village build along a stream),roaming at this water village, visit Zhang's clan ancestral hall(张氏祠堂),which is listed among the key culture relics protected under national level.
*Check in at the tulou guesthouse

Day2
*Visit Chengqi Lou (承启楼) the largest grandness circular tulou composed by 4 circular building. *After that, visit the Yongding Hongkeng Tulou Cluster (永定土楼群), the most concentrated place of earthen house clusters, including Zhenchenglou(振成楼)(a magnificent building combining the Chinese style with the western style), Kuijulou(奎聚楼)(a palace style building), Fuyulou(福裕楼) ( a five-phenix style building ), Rushenglou(如升楼) ( a mini-sized circular building).
*Then visit Nanxi Tulou Cluster (南溪土楼群), the "Great Wall of Tulou" with more than 100 earth buildings in the valley stretching for 10km.
*Check in at Capital of Hakka Hot Spring Resort

Day3
*Visit Chuxi tulou cluster (初溪土楼群) to see Jiqing Lou (集庆楼), the largest round tulou, and also the oldest in this cluster, built in 1419. Chuxi is perhaps the most picturesque of the tulou clusters. It consists of five large circular buildings and 10 rectangular buildings. They are surrounded by enchanting mountains and streams. Their layout is arranged in a scientific and rational way.
*Visit Hekeng tulou cluster (河坑土楼群), a village with 13 tulous. It is one of the 10 sites collectively inscribed as the "Fujian Tulou" on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is indeed a complete village, with a dozen or so full-size tulou, plus some smaller adobe buildings.
*Back to Xiamen

 Hire a car and discovery your ways !!

Tour Type:Vehicle+Driver self-guide tour

We also offer car rental services from xiamen to Yongding or Nanjing hakka villages. Just hire a car and an excellent driver then discovery your ways.

Total price: 

One day : RMB1100 for 5-seat Toyota, RMB1500 for 7-seat Buick MPV

Two day: RMB1800 for 5-seat Toyota, RMB2100 for 7-seat Buick MPV 

Price includes: 
Vehicle usage fees, driver's wages, gasoline fees 

Price excludes: 
Hotel accommodation,tour guide,meals,entrance fees

 

Price: