The Best of Fujian

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Your Package Includes

  • 10 Days 8 Nights
  • Code: PCJ
  • From: $1100

The charming harbor city of Xiamen is characterized by a picturesque waterfront district, a temperate and mild climate, and a clean environment. It is widely regarded as one of the most pleasant places to live in China. 

Itinerary at a glance

DAY 1
USA - Xiamen
DAY 2
Arrive Xiamen
DAY 3
Xiamen - Gulangyu Island - Xiamen
DAY 4
Xiamen - Hua'an - Xiamen
DAY 5
Xiamen - Quanzhou
DAY 6
Quanzhou - Wuyishan
DAY 7
Wuyishan
DAY 8
Wuyishan - Fuzhou
DAY 9
Fuzhou
DAY 10
Fuzhou - USA
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Overnight Stay
Xiamen (3 nts) - Gulangyu - Huaantulou - Quanzhou (1nt) - Wuyishan (2 nts) - Fuzhou (2 nts)

TRIP TIMELINE

DAY 1

USA - Xiamen

Board the international flight bound for Xiamen, a charming coastal city in Fujian Province in China.

DAY 2

Arrive Xiamen

On arrival at Xiamen Airport, meet your Peony Tours representative and enjoy a comfortable transfer to your five-star hotel in the heart of this buzzing city. After checking in, enjoy the rest of the day to relax. You may enjoy the amenities at your hotel or set out to discover some of the attractions of Xiamen.

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kempinski Hotel Xiamen or Similar

DAY 3

Xiamen - Gulangyu Island - Xiamen

A morning excursion takes you to Gulangyu Island* by ferry. Praised as a “Garden on the Sea”, the island is covered with dense forests, strewn with European style buildings. Your sightseeing tour takes you to Shuzhuang Garden* and Piano Museum*. Return to Xiamen, a panoramic drive showcases the ancient Nanputuo Temple, Yenwu Bridge, and Xiamen University (outside). Afterward, stroll along the main commercial street of the city, Zhongshan Road and enjoy a visit to the beautiful Pailuzhou Park. For dinner, the Xiamen local specialty cuisine will be served.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kempinski Hotel Xiamen or Similar

DAY 4

Xiamen - Hua'an - Xiamen

This morning journey to Hua'an. Visit the historic Hua'an Dadi Tulou Cluster*, one of the most magnificent Fujian earth buildings in China and the symbol of all Tulou. A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Later in the afternoon return to Xiamen via Island Circling Road. Tonight, sample the Xiamen local seafood cuisine.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kempinski Hotel Xiamen or Similar

DAY 5

Xiamen - Quanzhou

This morning continue your tour of Xiamen with a visit to the Hulishan Fortress*, later stop at Wuyuanwan Wetland and Jimei College Village. Later visit the Xiamen Laoyuanzi Scenic area, a popular tourist spot. Afterwards, explore The Laoyuanzi Folk Culture Park* and enjoy the “Legend of Southern Fujian” Show.  Later travel by bus to the ancient city of Quanzhou. View Tumen Street, the main shopping street in Quanzhou and marvel at the old world charm of the numerous historic temples and buildings.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Quanzhou Hotel Nanxing Lou or Similar

DAY 6

Quanzhou - Wuyishan

Begin exploring Quanzhou with a visit to Kaiyuan Temple, the largest and most famous Buddhist temple complex in the city. Located Nearby is the famous East-West Pagodas. Later visit the huge Guandi Temple and the landmark Luoyang Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in China, conclude your city tour of Quanzhou. From there a high-speed train brings you to Wuyishan, a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site, both for its stunning natural surroundings and wealth of culture. Upon arrival at Wuyishan, head to Wuyishan Square, and enjoy a local Wuyishan Tea Banquet for dinner.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ C&D Resort Wuyi Mountain or Similar

DAY 7

Wuyishan

Your exploration of Wuyishan today begins in Tienyou Peak Scenic Area*. Explore the beautiful Clouds Nest and Tea Cave. After lunch, experience the exciting bamboo rafts on the Nine-Bends Stream*. Then visit the Wuyi Palace* and Street of Song Dynasty*. As the day ends, savor the local flavor with mushroom cuisine for dinner and then enjoy a special outdoor “Impression Dahongpao Show* directed by the renowned Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou. (fee will be refunded if the show is canceled as a result of unforeseen circumstances.)

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ C&D Resort Wuyi Mountain or Similar

DAY 8

Wuyishan - Fuzhou

Today starts with an excursion to Dahongpao Scenic Area* (Big Red Robe). This enchanted valley produces the best tea in Southern China, praised as the “King of the Tea”. Today’s tour features visits to Shuilian Cave, Hawk Beak Rock, and Binxi Path. Later, travel by high-speed rail to Fuzhou, the capital city of Fujian Province, and explore by coach the city-center Wuyi Square. For dinner enjoy Fuzhou local specialty cuisine including Fish Balls and Litchi Pork.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ The Westin Fuzhou Minjiang or Similar

DAY 9

Fuzhou

Spend the whole day touring Fuzhou. First stop is the ancient Gushan Scenic Area, where you will have the chance to explore a well-preserved Taoist temple, Yongquan Temple*. After lunch continue the city tour of Fuzhou discovering Panda World*, the West Lake Park, with a final stop at Nanhou Street of Sanfang Qisiang (Three Lanes and Seven Alleys). This evening, for dinner, enjoy a local specialty Fotiaoqiang (Buddha Jumping over the Wall), the most renowned traditional dish of Fuzhou. 

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ The Westin Fuzhou Minjiang or Similar

DAY 10

Fuzhou - USA

Bid a fond farewell to Fujian as you board your homebound international flight, re-cross the expansive Pacific Ocean once again to arrive back in the United States.

Included: Breakfast

YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES

Experienced and knowledgeable tour guide throughout China

Deluxe 5-star Hotel accommodation for your comfort.

Fine meals as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast at the hotel and local specialty cuisines:

Xiamen.......................Local Specialty and Seafood Cuisine
Wuyishan...................Tea Banquet and Mushroom Cuisine
Fuzhou........................Fish Ball Specialty and Fotiaoqiang Cuisine (replicas)

Daily comprehensive sightseeing program as outlined in the itinerary including stunning UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites: Gulangyu Island, Fujian Tulou, and Wuyishan

Spectacular cultural entertainments:

Xiamen..........Yundang Yacht Tour, Laoyuanzi Folk Culture Park, Minnan Show

Wuyishan........Bamboo Raft on Jiuqu Stream, Impression Dahongpao Show 

Air-conditioned tour coach with professional driver service

A bottle of mineral water is provided on the bus every day

Easy recognized luggage tag, badge, and document holder are provided for your convenience

Select city packages are available for you to extend your trip before or after the tour. See City Packages for more information.

AVAILABLE AIRLINES AND GATEWAYS

Airfares included in the advertised Land + Air Package prices are from Los Angeles(LAX)/Houston(IAH)/San Francisco(SFO)/Washington Dulles Interna(IAD) on Air China(CA), including fuel surcharge and taxes/fees, including any baggage fees or seat assignment fees.

Departures from other gateway cities, please add appropriate U.S. domestic add-on fares. For time zone of your gateway city, please call Peony Tours.

  • Air China:

    JFK FROM $100 PP

*Fares are subject to availability; for detailed gateway fares please view our dates & pricing

Xiamen Kempinski Hotel Xiamen or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Details

  • 98 Hubin Middle Rd, Siming Qu, Xiamen, Fujian, China
  • +86 592 258 8888

Quanzhou Quanzhou Hotel Nanxing Lou or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Details

  • 22 Zhuangfu Alley, Licheng Qu, Quanzhou, Fujian, China
  • +86 595 2228 9958

Wuyishan C&D Resort Wuyi Mountain or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Details

  • No. 11, Dawangfeng South Road, Sangu Resort, Wuyishan, Fujian, China
  • +86 599 5238999

Fuzhou The Westin Fuzhou Minjiang or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Details

  • 366 Jiangbin Zhong Avenue Fuzhou, Fujian, China
  • +86 591 8811 1111
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The Best of Fujian (PCJ)