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Fujian: Hakka Homes - China (4 days)

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Gulangyu, China To Xiamen, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

Fujian: Hakka Homes - China (4 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Gulangyu, China
Xiamen, China
None Dinner

Travel by ferry to Gulangyu, a peaceful island famed for its winding roads and beaches where the use of cars is prohibited • Explore Gulangyu’s colonial-era architecture, including churches, consulates and hospitals established by 13 countries including France, Japan and Great Britain

Day 2
Yongding, China
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore Tianluokeng’s tulou, which range from three to five stories high • Visit Chengqi House, one of the largest examples of these structures and home to 80 families of over 600 people

Day 3
Xiamen, China
Yongding, China
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the tulou of Nanxi and Chuxi, one of the finest examples comprising of five large round structures and several square buildings • Return to Xiamen via the riverside city of Zhangzhou

Day 4
Xiamen, China
None Breakfast

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Description

Learn about the customs and way of life of the Hakka people in the southern province of Fujian. The Hakka are a subgroup of Han Chinese with their own language, culture, and in Fujian, their own type of UNESCO World Heritage earthen rural dwellings. Called tulou, these enormous circular residences housed up to 80 families and were built to withstand attack. Drop by Hakka villages, explore the European-style architecture of Xiamen and the island of Gulangyu, and enjoy the pleasant weather of Fujian, said to be "eight parts mountain, one part water, and one part farmland."

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