Things to do in Jiangxi

Our most recommended things to do in Jiangxi

Xiamen Highlights Sightseeing Tour

1. Xiamen Highlights Sightseeing Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your downtown Xiamen hotel, and then head to the ferry terminal to catch the ferry to beautiful Gulangyu Island, famous for natural beauty, ancient relics and architecture. Go for a peaceful walk to appreciate the old buildings. Then, visit Shuzhuang Garden, built between the sea and hills to make full use of the natural terrain. Walk among the bamboo forests to discover the various pavilions and scenic bridges of the garden's interesting layout. Return to Xiamen Island by ferry and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Then, visit the most famous Buddhist monument in the city at South Putuo Temple. See the world's biggest canon at Hulishan Cannon Fort, and take a scenic drive along the East Coast. Stretch your legs with a stroll along Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street at the heart of the city's commercial area before getting dropped off at your hotel.

Nanjing Tianluokeng Hakka Cluster Trip From Xiamen

2. Nanjing Tianluokeng Hakka Cluster Trip From Xiamen

Tianluokeng Hakka Cluster, inhabited by hundreds of Hakka people of Wong family, is a nationally protected cultural site with the most magnificent and well-preserved Hakka Castles in the area. The village is also listed in the Famous Historic Cultural Villages of China for its typical cultural regional system. Meet your local expert guide at your Xiamen downtown hotel at 8:30 AM, and board comfortable private vehicle to start the amazing Hakka Hakka Cluster exploration. Hear about the history and tradition of Hakka Cluster and Hakka People from your guide on the way. You will reach the Tianluokeng Hakka Cluster after approximately 3 hours of driving. While you are in Tianluokeng  trek up the hillside and have a view of the Earth Towers from above. It's a sight to see, and a perfect place for you to take some photos  to remember your trip. The cluster consists of a square earth building at the center of a quincunx, surrounded by four round earth buildings. After having a traditional Hakka lunch at one of the Hakka house, you will roam in Tianluokeng Hakka Cluster to see their daily lives. Head to Xiaban Village and visit a leaning structure hakka house of Yuchanglou, stroll around the beautiful Taxia Village built along a stream and explore the Zhang's Clan Ancestral Hall listed among the key culture relics protected under national level. Afterwards, enjoy safe and comfortable transfer back to Xiamen and be dropped-off at your hotel.

Quanzhou: Full–Day Highlights Sightseeing Tour

3. Quanzhou: Full–Day Highlights Sightseeing Tour

Meet your local guide at your Xiamen downtown hotel at 8:30am, and set off on your sightseeing tour. Due to the special location, Quanzhou has been China's marine door to exotic cultures since ancient times. As the starting point of the Sea Silk Road, it accepted diverse religions including Christianity, Islam and Manichaeism, and today Quanzhou is called the World Religions Museum. As the largest Buddhist temple in Fujian, Kaiyuan Temple has attracted many domestic and foreign travelers interested in Buddhist culture. Follow your guide to explore this complete set of courtyard galleries. Continue sightseeing at the Qingjing Mosque, initially built in 1009 and now the oldest Arab-style mosque in China. Discover the ancient history and unique blend of Arabic and Chinese architecture in this holy mosque. Stroll around the nearby Guandi Temple dedicated to Guan Yu, and visit the only museum in China specializing in overseas relations, the Quanzhou Maritime Museum, showcasing the important role that Quanzhou played in economic and cultural exchanges with foreign countries. Afterwards, your local guide will transfer you back to Xiamen and drop you off at your hotel to conclude the trip.

Yongding Hongkeng Tulou Cluster Trip From Xiamen

4. Yongding Hongkeng Tulou Cluster Trip From Xiamen

Meet local guide at your Xiamen downtown hotel at 8:30 AM, and board comfortable private vehicle to start the amazing Hakka Cultural Village trip. Yongding is famous all around the world for its beautiful landscape, unique Hakka culture, and magnificent Tulou Houses. The Earth Tower of Hakka has a long history. As long as one thousand years ago, some of the original Hakka migrated and settled at the sparse Yongding area of Fujian. Tulou House, the Hakka Residential Earthen House, is a large scale residential building that provides a place for clansmen to live compactly, it also has defensive function. Hear about the history and culture of Hakka people and Earth Tower from your guide on the way. After an approximate 3.5 hour drive, you will reach Yongding Hakka Cultural Village, which is the most concentrated of all earthen house clusters. Here you will have a traditional Hakka lunch at one of the Hakka house. After that, start to explore the Hakka cultural village including Zhenchenglou a magnificent building combining the Chinese style with the western style, Kuijulou a palace style building, Fuyulou a five-phoenix style building and Rushenglou a mini-sized circular building. Afterwards, enjoy safe and comfortable transfer back to Xiamen and be dropped off at your hotel.

Gulangyu Island and Jimei Study Village from Xiamen

5. Gulangyu Island and Jimei Study Village from Xiamen

Meet your local expert guide from at your Xiamen downtown hotel at 8:30 AM, and board comfortable private vehicle to start the tour.  Head to the ferry terminal and take a ferry to visit the beautiful Gulangyu Island famed for delicate natural beauty, ancient relics and varied architecture. Take a peaceful walk and appreciate various old buildings on the island. Visit the beautiful seaside Shuzhuang Garden, it was exquisitely designed to embody three important characteristics in gardening of hiding elements, borrowing from one's surroundings, and combining movements. Later ferry back to Xiamen Island and enjoy a delicious lunch at local restaurant. Afterwards, visit the famous Jimei Study Village founded by Mr. Tan Kah Kee in 1913, a renowned educator and a leader of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. Here you will visit the former residence of Tan Kah Kee, Tan Kah Kee Garden and the Turtle Garden. Appreciate the beautiful scenery, learn the life story of Mr. Tan Kah Kee, and hear about Mr. Tan’s great contributions to education. Afterwards, your tour guide will take you back to your hotel to conclude the Xiamen trip.

Anxi Tea Garden and Hong’en Rock from Xiamen

6. Anxi Tea Garden and Hong’en Rock from Xiamen

Meet your local expert guide at your Xiamen downtown hotel at 8:30 AM, and board comfortable private vehicle to start the trip. Located in the southeastern Fujian Province, Anxi is a small and mountainous county with a tea farming history dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618 to 907). Today this county produces 15,000 tons of oolong tea annually with its 16,700 acres of tea gardens. The name you hear most often is probably Tieguanyin (Iron Goddess tea), a premium variety of Oolong tea. Anxi is hailed as the birthplace of this special tea. Most of the population of the county is involved in some aspect of tea cultivation. On the way, you will have a short visit of Anxi Hong'en Rock to view the beautify scenery. Upon arrival, enjoy an organic lunch at local farm. Visit the Anxi Tea Garden. Siting at 800 meters above sea level, this is one of the most famous tea farms in Anxi. Here you will learn about tea culture while watching the production process of Tieguanyin. Participate in the tea picking and production process if it is the correct time in the season and taste some examples of the fine teas from the region. Afterwards your local guide will take you back to Xiamen and drop you off at your hotel to conclude the trip.

Private Day Tour: Nanchang City Highlights in One Day

7. Private Day Tour: Nanchang City Highlights in One Day

Local tour guide will meet you at your Nanchang hotel lobby at 8:30 AM, travel in the comfort of a private vehicle to start the full-day city sightseeing. You will firstly visit the most renowned Tengwang Pavilion, one of the three most notable pavilions on the south side of the Yangtze River. It also has the reputation of being the 'First Pavilion of Xijiang River' and has been widely admired by visitors from all over the world. This pavilion is a prime example of such buildings for which China is justifiably famous. Stroll around the pavilion and hear about its history from your guide. Proceed to see a symbolic building of the city center, August 1 Uprising memorial hall, and get a great insight into the more modern history of China. After lunch, you will come to visit the Shengjin Pagoda (Rope and Gold Pagoda) built in the Tang Dynasty, it is the city's most wondrous ancient construction with a height of 58.7 meters and a base circumference of 33.8 meters. Continue to explore the Jiangxi Museum for historical relics and ancient ceramics. After a full-day visiting in Nanchang, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel and bid farewell to your guide.

From Nanchang: Private Full-Day Lushan Mountain Hiking

8. From Nanchang: Private Full-Day Lushan Mountain Hiking

Local tour guide will meet you at your Nanchang hotel lobby at 08:00, travel in the comfort of a private vehicle to start the Lushan Mountain Hiking. Lushan Mountain is one of China’s famous mountains and spiritual centers, it owes its reputation to its wonderful, elegant, steep and spectacular features that embrace ravines, waterfalls, grottoes, rocks and rivulets. It has appealed to innumerable visitors on account of its natural sceneries and cultural heritages. Follow your guide to visit the flower path, Sky Bridge, Brocade Valley, Steep Summit, Negotiation Platform, Immortal’s Cave, Meilu Villa and more.  After lunch, continue sightseeing to the Hanpo Pass, see the highest peak of Mt. Lushan, and the largest freshwater lake of China from the top of the mountain. Take the cable car to see the waterfall in the valley. After a full-day hiking on the mountain, enjoy a comfortable transfer back to your Nanchang hotel and bid farewell to your guide.

Nanchang City Highlights & Bird Watching Private Tour

9. Nanchang City Highlights & Bird Watching Private Tour

Your local tour guide will meet you at your Nanchang hotel lobby at 8:30 AM, travel in the comfort of a private vehicle to start the full-day city sightseeing and bird watching tour. Visit the Badashanren Memorial Hall to get more knowledge of Chinese paintings. Badashanren is the alias of Zhu Da, a distinguished painter during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. His paintings have enjoyed an extremely high reputation for over 300 years. It will be poetic to walk among the halls in the tranquil garden and appreciate famous artworks of masters. Stroll around Xiaoping Road and hear his stories from your guide. Proceed to the best bird watching place around Nanchang – Tianxiangyuan Garden. Numerous trees, flowers and grasses are planted in the garden and the natural environment is preserved, which attracts large quantities of birds. The number of birds in fastigium reaches 32 species and 50,000 birds, so it is called 'the paradise of birds.' Follow your guide to see various rare birds and take amazing photos. Continue to visit the Wanshou (Longevity) Palace, a Taoist temple built for a famous Taoist during the Jin dynasty (265-420). Devotees will go to pray for which come true during the birthday and the day of death in the first and eighth lunar months. After a full-day sightseeing in Nanchang, enjoy a comfortable transfer back to your hotel and bid farewell to your guide.

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