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Fujian & Guangdong Hakka folk house tour

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Day by Day Itinerary

3-day Hakka Tulou tour (Nanjing, Dapu, Yongding)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Tourcode: XMHK3D2N-R-101XM-LY


ITINERARY:

Day 1: Xiamen-Tianluokeng Tulou cluster - Chengqi Tulou

8:30-11:30: Pickup will be at 8.30 a.m. in Xiamen and we will drive for 3 hours until we arrive at the Tianluokeng Tulou cluster (田螺坑土楼集群) in Shangban Village, Nanjing County.

11:30-14:00: We will appreciate the beauty of the tulou quintet cluster from a viewing platform on a nearby hill. Being one of the representative and best preserved examples of Fujian Tulou, the cluster built from 1796 to 1966 was referred to be "four dishes and a soup" because the square tulou at the center is surrounded by three round tulous and an oval one.

A traditional Hakka-style lunch at Tianluokeng Hakka house will be offered. After the meal, you will have the chance to roam inside the breathtaking earth buildings still lived in by the descendants of those who created the buildings.

14:00-18:00: Following a short 25 minute coach journey, we will arrive at the Chengqi Lou (承启楼), 'the king of tulou’, in Gaobei Village, Yongding County. The 300-year-old round complex has three concentric rings surrounding an ancestral hall at the center.

We will transfer to a hotel in Xiayang Town(下洋), Yongding County for a good rest. The town is on the provincial border between Fujian and Guangdong.

Day 2: arcade buildings, weilongwu, Taian lou, Sanhe Ancient Town

8:30-10:00: We will get up at dawn once again, and after 30 minutes by coach we will be in front of the Chayang arcade buildings (茶阳古骑楼) in Dapu County, an architecture museum where folk houses from 1600s to 1900s can be found. We will also visit the ‘double Jinshi’ memorial arch (父子牌坊) built in 1610 according to the then emperor’s order after a father and his son were ranked first class in the imperial examination.

10:00-12:30 After 30 minutes' drive, we will explore the weilongwu in Xihe Town (西河围龙屋)  to watch another distinctive type of the Hakkas’ earthen buildings. And have our lunch over there.

12:30-13:40 30 minutes' coach transfer to Dapu. Then visit Taian Lou (泰安楼), a 248-year-old stone building.

13:40- 16:30 Transfer to the Sanhe Ancient Town (三河古镇) which dates back to the year of 1563, and we'll visit the Zhongshan Memorial Hall.

We will stay in a hotel in Dapu for the night.

Day 3

8:30-11:00 We will pay a visit to Zhaoqing Tang (肇庆堂), Haiyuan Lou (海源楼), both built 95 years ago,  in Baihou Town (百侯镇) and and two former residencies of Qing Dynasty officials (da shi di 大史第and tong yi da fu di 通议大夫第).
11:00-12:00 Lunch time.
13:00-14:00 Half an hour's drive and stay in Hua'e Lou (花萼楼) for another half an hour.
14:00-18:00 We will drive for 4 hours to get back to Xiamen.

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

3200

2480

1980

1790

1570

1500

1370

1320

1240

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.Accomodation(twin bedroom)

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

4-day Hakka Tulou tour (Pinghe, Dapu, Yongding)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Tourcode: XMHK4D3N-R-100XM-LY

ITINERARY:

Day 1: Shenwu Lou, Hua’e Lou and Haiyuan Lou

8:30-11:30 Pickup will be at 8.30 a.m. in Xiamen and we will drive for 2 hours and 30 minutes until we arrive at the Shenwu Lou (绳武楼) in Pinghe County.
12:00-13:00 lunch hour.
13:00-17:00 And then transfer to Baihou Town in Dapu County to visit Zhaoqing Tang (肇庆堂), Hua’e Lou (花萼楼), Haiyuan Lou (海源楼), and two former residencies of Qing Dynasty officials (da shi di 大史第and tong yi da fu di 通议大夫第). We will spend the night in Dapu.

Day 2: Tai’an Lou, Sanhe Ancient Town, Lianfang Lou, Henghua Lou.

8:30-9:00 We will explore the Tai’an Lou(泰安楼), a 248-year-old stone building in Dapu;
9:00-10:30 the Sanhe Ancient Town (三河古镇) which dates back to the year of 1563;
10:30-13:30 Lianfang Lou (联芳楼), a building combined with both Hakka and Baroque style and the Dihua Ju (棣华居) in Baigong Town
13:30-14:30 lunch time.
14:30-15:30 An hour's drive to Qiaoxi Village (桥溪村), Yanyang Town. It's a beautiful ancient village with well-preserved folk houses by the Hakka people.

Day 3: Chayang arcade buildings, memorial arch, Xihe weilongwu

8:30-12:00 Two hours' scenic drive to Chayang arcade buildings (茶阳古骑楼) in Dapu County. It is an architecture museum where folk houses from 1600s to 1900s can be found. And then go to the ‘double Jinshi’ memorial arch (父子牌坊) which was built in 1610 according to the then emperor’s order after a father and his son were ranked first class in the imperial examination
12:00-13:00 lunch time.
13:00-14:30 30 minutes's drive to Xihe Town. We will go to the weilongwu in Xihe Town (西河围龙屋) to appreciate another distinctive type of the Hakka people’s earthen buildings.
14:30-15:30 An hour's drive to Xiayang Town, Yongding County.
15:30-17:00 We will visit the Zhongchuan Ancient Village (中川古村落).

Day 4
8:30-11:30 3 hours scenic drive to Chuxi tulou cluster (初溪土楼群) in Yongding County .
12:00-13:00 lunch time.
13:00-14:00 We will pay a visit to the Daping Lou (大坪楼) in Nanjing County.
15:00-18:00 Three hours' drive to get back to Xiamen.

Price:

Group
Size 

2p

3p

4p

5p

6p

7p

8p

9p

10p 
or more

Cost per 

person
in RMB 

4160

3210

2540

2290

2000

1900

1730

1680

1560

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.Accomodation(twin bedroom)

Price not Include:
1. Tips for guide and driver

4-day Hakka Tulou tour (Tulou, Baigong, Baihou)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Tourcode: XMHK4D3N-R-104XM-LY

Day 1

Choose one of Apple Travel's seven Hakka tulou one-day tour packages. We will have a good rest in the 4-star Capital of Hakka Hot Spring Resort in Xiayang, Yongding.

Day 2

Visit Lianfang Lou (联芳楼) and Dihua Ju (棣华居) in Baigong Town, Meixian County and Nanhua Youlu (南华又庐) in Meixian County to watch its weilongwus (围龙屋). For the night, we will staty in a high-end hotel in Meizhou.

Day 3

Visit the China Hakka Museum in Meizhou and Qiaoxi Village (桥溪村) in Yanyang Town, a beautiful village with well-preserved ancient  folk houses built by the Hakka people.

Day 4

Visit Zhaoqing Building, Haiyuan Lou and Huae Lou in Baigou Town, Dapu

Price:
 

Group Size

2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p or more
Cost per person in RMb 4420 3550 2790 2590 2250 2190 1980 1960 1820
 
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

3-day Hakka Tulou tour (Yongding, Dapu)

Depart From: Xiamen at 8.30 a.m.
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Tourcode: XMHK3D2N-R-102XM-LY

ITINERARY

Day 1

Pick up at 08:30 and visit the Hongkeng Tulou Cluster (红坑土楼群) and the Chengqi Lou (承启楼).
We will stay in the Cpital of Hakka Hot Spring Resort, a hotel in Xiayang Town, Yongding County.
 
Day 2

Go to Dapu County to visit the ‘double Jinshi’ memorial arch (父子进士牌坊) built in 1610 according to the then emperor’s order after a father and his son were ranked first class in the imperial examination; a weilongwu which was the former residency of Zhang Bishi (张弼士故居), the founder of the Changyu Winery; Taian Lou(泰安楼), a 248-year-old stone building and the Sanhe Ancient Town which dates back to the year of 1563.

Day 3

Visit Baihou Town, Zhaoqing Building, Haiyuan Lou and Huae Lou before we head back to Xiamen (4 hours drive).

Price:

Group Size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p
9p 10p or more
Cost per person in RMB 3200 2480 1980 1790 1570 1500 1370 1320 1240

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
Accommodation 

Price not Include:
Tips for guide and driver

 

Taian Lou

Tai'an Lou in Longgang Village, Dapu County, Meizhou, Guangdong
 

Inside the Tai'an Lou in Longgang Village, Dapu County

 
 

The father & son ‘double Jinshi’ memorial arch in Chayang Town, Dapu County, Meizhou, Guangdong

 

The Sanhe Ancient Town in Dapu County

 
A weilongwu in Dapu