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10 destinations for one-day tour from Xiamen for CNY holiday

Liu'ao ancient Town, Zhangzhou
漳州六鳌


 



Highlights: Wonderful peninsula landscapes and Natural Abstract Art Gallery

It is called the Natural Abstract Art Gallery because there are various shapes of granite with numbers of streaks. The granite has suffered weathering and erosion, and forms different geometrical patterns which is just like modern abstract paintings. Some are like crocodiles, some are like sheep, and some are like tortoises. This "natural gallery" is considered as a geographic spectacle by the experts.


Zhangjiao Village, Quanzhou
泉州樟脚村

 

 

 

The lanterns are linked together to form a “Fire Dragon” about 400 meters long. Each of the “Fire Dragons” is carried by young men bearing the same family name.


Highlights: Colorful stone houses, festive lantern show during Lantern Festival

In Zhangjiao Village, there are more than 100 stone houses built of colorful cobblestones and clay. These homes are known as qicai shitou cuo — "colorful stone houses." The walls of the homes are thick and hard and can protect their inhabitants from heavy rain and wind.

If you happen to visit the area during the annual Lantern Festival, you'll have a chance to see a beautiful lantern show decorating the alleys and byways around these ancient structures.
 

Zhaojiabao + Volcanic Park, Zhangzhou
漳州赵家堡, 火山岛

 

Zhaojiabao

 


Zhangzhou Volcanic Park


Highlights: Song Dynasty's imperial castle, volcanic landscape

Tucked away in the rural area of Zhangpu County, the Zhao Family Castle (a.k.a. Zhaojiabao 赵家堡) has been standing since the Ming Dynasty in 1600. Built by the descendants of the Zhao imperial family, it is said that the castle was a copy of the structure of Bianjing City, the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty. The castle’s moat and other essential facilities are well preserved, and the structure’s unique architectural style is rare in Fujian Province.

Zhangzhou Volcanic Park is about a 20-minute drive from Zhaojiabao. The park is one of only a few scenic volcanic landscapes in China. It is located in Zhangpu County in Fujian.


Vanilla Sky Resort, Nanan
南安蓬华香草世界度假村

 

 

 

 

Highlights: Orchards, tea plantation, family entertainment-friendly facilities

This is Fujian's first vanilla-themed holiday resort. The resort's elevation is 1,033 meters. The resort is tucked away in lush forest, offering a pleasant, relaxing getaway.

Follow the link to learn more about the Vanilla Sky Resort:
http://www.naxcsj.cn/cn_asp/aboutus_1.html


Jiuli Lake Scenic Spot, Xianyou County, Putian
莆田仙游县九鲤湖

 

 

 

Highlights: Lake, cave, waterfall and rocks

With an area of 29 square kilometers, the Jiuli Lake Scenic Spot is mainly composed of three parts: Jiuli Lake, Maixie Rock, and Zhuoquan Rock. The spot is well known for its lake, cave, waterfall, and rock formations — among those, the waterfall is the most famous. Jiuji Waterfall (九祭瀑布), together with Wuyi Mountain and Yuhua Cave, enjoy a reputation as the "Three Wonders of Fujian.”


Wudianshi Traditional Blocks + Anping Bridge, Jinjiang
晋江市五店市和安平桥

 

 

 

 

Wudianshi

 

 

 

Anping Bridge



Highlights: Ancient buildings, intangible heritage (Gaojia Opera, NanYin music, and puppet shows)

The preservation of the past is taken to extremes in Wudianshi (Five Shops District) in the heart of Jinjiang. Here, hedged by ranks of skyscrapers, hundreds of Song and Ming Dynasty buildings dating back 600 to 1,000 years have been relocated and rebuilt.

Anping Bridge is a Song Dynasty stone beam bridge. It is the longest ancient bridge in China. It used to be called the longest bridge under Heaven.


Kaiyuan Temple + China Museum for Fujian-Taiwan Kinship + Oyster-shell-wall houses (Quanzhou)
泉州开元寺、闽台缘、海蛎房

 

 

Kaiyuan Temple

 

 

China Museum for Fujian-Taiwan Kinship

 

 

Oyster-shell-wall houses

 

Highlights: Buddhist culture, cross-Strait history and culture, oyster-shell-wall houses

Kaiyuan Temple is Fujian's largest Buddhist temple. The temple became the city's iconic landmark thanks to its two five-story pagodas, which have survived earthquakes and harsh weather. Both built in the 13th century, the twin pagodas feature lifelike characters related to Buddhist mythology.

The China Museum for Fujian-Taiwan Kinship was established in 2004 and now serves as a national education base for youngsters. The museum has seven exhibition halls that together tell of the geographical, historical, cultural, and commercial relationship between Fujian and Taiwan.

The Xunpu oyster-shell-wall houses were built in the late Song dynasty and early Yuan dynasty. The houses are warm in winter and cool in summer. Homes in the village are walled with either oyster shells or red brick. There are more than 60 buildings with protected status in Xunpu Village.


Shanchong Ancient Village, Changtai
长泰山重古村

 

 

Highlights: Canola flower blossom, stone house cluster, fruit picking

Shanchong is a lesser-known place, isolated by its surrounding mountain peaks. From late December to early April, visitors here are rewarded with views of a breathtaking sea of brightly blooming rape blossoms, extending from the nearby fields all the way to the mountains in the distance.


Yongfu Cherry Garden, Zhangping
漳平永福樱花园

 

 

 

Highlights: Cherry flower blossoms, tea plantation

here are more than 100,000 cherry trees and 42 species of cherry tree in the garden. The trees gradually blossom from early February to late March annually. The garden is China's largest production base for high mountain oolong tea.

The 7th Cherry Flower Tourism Festival will be held from February 9th to March 31st, 2018, in Yongfu Town. Visitors can enjoy the eye-catching cherry flower blossom as well as cross-Strait delicacies during the festival.
 


Longkong Cave, Longyan
龙岩龙崆洞

 

 

 

Highlights: Karst topography

Longkong Cave is famous for the beautiful mountainous forests surrounding it, and for its unique karst topography. A river flows through the depths of the cave, which was formed after three major crust movements and corresponding intermittent erosion, starting from the Paleozoic Era 300 million years ago.

 

Quotations



One day tour to Zhaojiabao + Volcanic Park in Zhangzhou

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1280 1180 990 880 780 730 680 630 580

 

One day tour to Liu'ao ancient town+ Volcanic Park in Zhangzhou

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1270 1170 980 870 780 730 680 630 580

 

One day tour to Vanilla Sky Resort in Quanzhou

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB  1210  1110 920 810  720  670  620  570  520

 

 One day tour to Wudianshi traditional blocks + Anping birdge + Kaiyuan Temple in Jinjiang

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1110 1010 820 710 620 570 520 470 420

 

One day tour to Shanchong ancient village + Shili blue mountain in Changtai

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1170 990 910 860 790 710 660 560

480

 

One day tour to Yongfu Cherry Garden in Zhangping

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1130 980 910 840 740 640 580 510

450

 

One day tour to Jiuli Lake Scenic Spot in Putian

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1180 1030 960 890 790 690 630 560 500

 

One day tour to Longkong Cave in Longyan

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1230 1080 1010 940 840 740 680 610 550

 

One day tour to Zhangjiao village in Quanzhou

Group size 2p 3p 4p 5p 6p 7p 8p 9p 10p
Cost per person in RMB 1180 1030 960 860 780 660 580 490 450