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Private Xiamen Day Tour to Gulangyu Island, Shuzhuang Garden, Hulishan Battery, Nanputuo Temple

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    What to Expect
    After hotel pickup in the morning by private vehicle, your tour starts with transport to the ferry terminal with your private guide and driver for the ride to Gulangyu Island, located off the southwest coast of Xiamen.

    When you arrive on the island, where only electric-powered vehicles are allowed to prevent the noise and pollution of other vehicles, take a walk to admire the natural beauty and see the colonial European architecture of churches and other structures. You can also browse shops and cafes, if you wish. Before leaving, visit the traditional Chinese Shuzhuang Garden, once a private villa, which was built in 1931.

    Back in Xiamen, enjoy lunch before heading south to Hulishan Battery Scenic Spot. Learn about the construction of the battery in the 1890s, and see the only surviving cannon, which sits 43 feet (13 meters) long. Also on site is the Rongguang Museum, home to weaponry and old fortified buildings.

    The last stop of your tour is Nanputuo Temple, located at the foot of Wulaofeng Mountain. Originally built during the Tang dynasty, the temple was destroyed during the Ming dynasty and reconstructed during the Qing. Explore the complex of four main buildings and smaller structures with hundreds of Buddhist statues. If you wish, you can walk to the top of the mountain for a view of Xiamen and its surrounding countryside.

    Your tour then ends with return to your hotel for drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located Xiamen hotel
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Your centrally located Xiamen hotel
    Inclusions
    • Chinese lunch is served at a local restaurant
    • An English-speaking local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Entry/Admission - Nanputuo Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Gulangyu Island
    • Entry/Admission - Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden
    Exclusions
    • Children's entrance tickets
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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