5 Days Journey of Hakka Culture Exploration

During this tour you will explore the world heritage Fujian Tulou-a typical residential building of Hakka people in Fujian, experience the Hakka culture, get to know the local life and taste the Hakka cuisines.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Tulou at Nanjing – a kind of typical residential building of Hakka people
  • Try your hands at glutinous rice cake making with the guidance of local Hakka people
  • Learn to make Hakka cuisines and enjoy lunch with local people
  • Make models of Tulou

Customizable Tour Itinerary

Welcome to Xiamen, a coastal city of Fujian Province. Be greeted by the smiling guide and transferred to the hotel in Nanjing in private vehicle with an experienced driver. Just enjoy a worry-free tour. The guide and driver will take good care of you during your whole stay.

Meals: No meal, advice freely available

  • Hotels: Nanjing Qingdelou Inn (Tulou), Liangyu Holiday Homestay (B&B)
Nanjing TulouNanjing Tulou

The first tulou you will visit is Tianluokeng tulou cluster, which is one of the better known groups of Fujian Tulou. The cluster consists of a square earth building at the center of a quincunx, surrounded by four round earth buildings (or more exactly, 3 round earth buildings and one oval shape earth building). Then move to Taxia Village, not only an exquisite Hakka Village but also a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. Here you will visit a local Hakka family, chat with them to get to know their life and learn to make glutinous rice cake and Hakka cuisines. Enjoy lunch with them after the lesson.

At the end of the day, stop by Yuchanglou, the oldest and largest round tulou currently known.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Tianluokeng tulou clusterTianluokeng tulou cluster

Today, you will visit Hekeng tulou, a Hakka community for Zhang Family. Here you will learn to make Tulou models with the guidance of the teacher. It is a special souvenir for your Hakka culture tour.

After that, drive back to Xiamen.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Hotels: Shangri-La Xiamen hotel, Pan Pacific Xiamen, Jingmin Central Hotel
Hekeng tulouHekeng tulou

Take a leisure stroll along Xiamen Island Ring Boulevard to feel the sea breeze and breathe the fresh air in the morning. Continue to see the biggest and smallest cannons in the world at Hulishan Fortress. And there are many ancient military facilities and weapon, such as the emplacement, the barracks, the castle, the trench, double-edged swords and firelocks.

Head to observe the local life of Xiamen people at the 8th Market. Lastly, explore South Putuo Temple, which is very famous for its collection of Buddhist cultural relics, such as a Burmese jade carving of the Buddha, some important Buddhist texts.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Xiamen Island Ring BoulevardXiamen Island Ring Boulevard

Today is your departure day. The guide will help you with the airport check-in. Wave your goodbye at the airport check-in gate.

  • Meals: Breakfast,

Price Includes

  • In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
  • Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
  • Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
  • Your own English-speaking guide service.
  • Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.

Price Excludes

  • International transportation.
  • Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


This tour is tailor-made and we can tailor to meet your reqeusts. Your personal travel consultant will contact you within 24 working hours!


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