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Xiamen One Day Tour
Day 1. Xiamen
Pick up from your hotel or cruise terminal at Xiamen in the morning, then you are transferred to the ferry on a 10-minute ferry boat trip to Gulangyu Island. You will see many colonial buildings constructed after the Opium War, including the Britain, the America, France, German, Spain. You are also arranged to also visit Shuzhuang Garden, a mesmerizing seaside garden and the famous Piano Museum with a collection of 80-fold valuable old pianos from all over the world.
After lunch, continue to visit South Putuo Temple, the most famous Buddhist temple in town. Then head to Huliashan Fortress, which was built in 1891, the architecture mainly blending the style in Ming and Qing Dynasty and the style from Europe. The fortress houses the world's biggest cannon for coastal defense.
After visiting the ancient military facilities, weaponthe and barracks in the fortress, you will have a scenic drive on the Island Ring Road along the East Coast of Xiamen before transferring back to Hotel or cruise terminal.
Lying to the southwestern of Xiamen city, Gulangyu Island covers an area of 1.78 square kilometers. The foreign buildings together with the breathtaking scenery compose a poetic picture. It is recognized as the "architecture exhibition of ten thousand nations", "hometown of music" and "island of piano". Many a pianist comes from the island. Walking in the island, and listening to the beautiful music, you will find you are in the fairyland.
South Putuo Temple
Built in 1891, the architecture mainly exudes the style in Ming and Qing Dynasty as well as the the style from Europe.The biggest and smallest cannons in the world gives it the reputation. The fortress is composed of many ancient military facilities and weapon, such as the barracks, a secret tunnel, a tower, a sentry platform, the ammunition depot, the trench, and the castle. The most intriguing thing is the material. In order to withstand cannon shots, its base is made of a mixture of camphor tree sap and liquid brown sugar, glutinous rice, clay and sand. You can get your curiosity satisfied.
|Your Group Size||Tour Class||Tour Price Per Person|
| 1 Person|
|Standard Class||$ 166 / ¥ 1025||Enquiry|
| 2-5 Person|
|Standard Class||$ 95 / ¥ 584||Enquiry|
| 6-9 Person|
|Standard Class||$ 68 / ¥ 420||Enquiry|
| 10+ Persons|
|Standard Class||$ 57 / ¥ 350||Enquiry|
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The English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide for private tour. Seat-in-Coach Tour offers luxury coach transfer which is shared with other travelers between spot and your hotels.
All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants.
Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. There may be occasions when only Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
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Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
Expenses of a purely personal requests such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, tips, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
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