Private One Day Xiamen And Gulangyu Highlight Tour Including Lunch

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From $199.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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A 8-hour private tour will take you to explore all the highlights of Xiamen. You will first take a ferry to Gulangyu Island, from there you will climb onto the highest peak-Sunlight Rock, visit the unique seaside park-the Shuzhuang Garden and the only Piano Museum in China. In the afternoon you will visit South Putuo Temple and Hulishan Fortress. And finally have a leisure walk at the Island Ring Road.

• No shopping 
• Lowest price guarantee
• Lunch in a local popular restaurant included
• Deluxe round-way ferry tickets included
• Entrance fees to all the attractions included
• Flexible and tailor-made itinerary

What's Included

Bottled water

Chinese lunch at popular local restaurant

Government taxes & fees

Insurance: China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance during the tour

Professional, passionate English speaking tour guide service

Transport between attractions, including pickup and return to your hotel (within the Xiamen main island)

What's Not Included

Gratuities to the tour guide & driver (usually CNY100 per person per day for each of them, please tip them separately.). It is not compulsory but would be a great encouragement for them

Meals which are not indicated in the itinerary

Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • ADULT: Age: 3 - 70

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gulangyu Island
After breakfasts, your private guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby and transfer you to the ferry terminal. Then you will have a 20-minute deluxe ferry to your first highlight of Xiamen, the tranquil Gulangyu Island. Don't forget to take some stunning photos of Xiamen city and the Lujiang Channel on the ferry.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Riguang Mountain
Step out of the ferry, welcome to Gulangyu Island-the "garden on the sea".  You'll start your journey by strolling in the elegant alleys and admiring the distinctive architectures. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017,  Gulangyu is filled with the charming colonial buildings such as churches, consulates, etc, it is no doubt a museum of "Architecture of the World".

Then you will climb onto the highest peak on Gulangyu the Sunlight Rock, admire the bird eye view of this tranquil island.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden
Get down from Sunlight Rock, you will visit the unique seaside park to Shuzhuang Garden with a world-class Piano Museum in it, which is the only piano museum in China. After the visit on Gulangyu, you will take the ferry back to the Xiamen island and have an authentic seafood lunch in a popular local restaurant where the locals eat.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Nanputuo Temple
After lunch, you will have a 30-minute good rest in a well maintained, air conditioned non smoking private vehicle while it takes you to your next highlight of Xiamen-the South Putuo Temple. The temple was first built in Tang Dynasty with over 1000 years of history, you can admire the famous Buddhist cultural relics collection here.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Huli Mountain Fort
Then you will go to your third highlight of Xiamen-the Hulishan Fortress. Built in the year of 1891, the Hulishan Fortress integrated the styles of Ming and Qing Dynasties. You can touch and even stand on those well-preserved ancient military facilities (such as the gates, walls, emplacements, the barracks, the castle, the trenches and fortifications).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Kulangsu Huandao Road
Come out of the Hulishan Fortress park, you will have a leisure walk at the famous Island Ring Road at the beach, which is your last highlight of Xiamen. Enjoy the stunning sea view and the tender breeze, this is where your wonderful day ends.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel, airport, train station or any other places in downtown Xiamen like a restaurant or a bar if you like.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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