The Earth Buildings of Fujian

- A Secret Retreats journey -
4 Days / 3 Nights
from 880 USD /person



Originally from Yunnan, Tina is making is discover the countryside and deep culture around rural China, here the Hakka Culture in Fujian Province.

All our itineraries have generally been constructed on the basis of the rooms that have the most charm or best view, and not necessarily the first prices, nor the most expensive suites.
We can of course adjust according to your request.

Highlights of the Journey:

  • Village Walk
  • Hakka Handicrafts
  • Tulou Architecture

Taxia Village is a picturesque Hakka village, located in a valley in Fujian Province, 2 hours from Xiamen. Listed in the top 15 Chinese Landscape Villages, Taxia village was built during the Ming Dynasty in 1426 and has been a famous hometown for overseas Chinese. There are more than 40 earthen buildings in round, rectangle or apron shapes as well as some Diaojiaolou (buildings built on wood pillars) around the village. The Fujian tulou (Fujian earthen buildings) are rural dwellings unique to the Hakka usually enclosed and fortified with very thick load-bearing rammed earth walls between three and five stories high and housing up to 800 people. We propose here a 4 day and 3 night all-inclusive experience to discover the Tulou cultural heritage and its earth buildings protected by UNESCO as World Heritage. A deep discovery of traditional Chinese Culture.


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Your Journey Day by Day

4 Days / 3 Nights from 880 USD /person

based on 2 people sharing the same room


Day 1 : Xiamen Airport/Station - Taxia Village (-/-/D)
Welcome and pick up at Xiamen Airport (or Train Station) by our team and drive to the hotel (about 2h30mn), then check in for 3 nights (note that all non-alcoholic drinks are complimentary throughout the stay). Depending on the time of arrival you may join one activity in the afternoon Dinner is included and served in the restaurant.
HOTEL: Tulou Retreat (Deluxe Mountain View Room)
Day 2 & 3 : Taxia Village (B/L/D)
After breakfast, the hotel will propose for each day a selection of activities. You can join 2 activities from the list below each day:
  • Firefly Nightwalk
  • Stories of Imperial Examination
  • Taxia Village Walk
  • Tulou Wood Painting
  • Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster Excursion
  • Regional Porcelain Production
  • Classic Porcelain Painting
  • Traditional Accessory Making
  • Silver Inlay
  • Zhengcheng or Chengqi Tulou Architecture Tour
  • West Garden Discovery
  • Secret Garden Stroll
  • Sour Citrus Tea Making
Lunch and dinner are served at the hotel.
HOTEL: Tulou Retreat (Deluxe Mountain View Room)
Day 4 : Departure (B/L/-)
After breakfast, depending on your flight or train, you may enjoy one more activity and possibly lunch, then our driver will drop you at the Train Station or airport for your next stop.


Your Accommodation on this Asia Travel Itinerary

The Earth Buildings of Fujian

4 Days / 3 Nights
from 880 USD /person

based on 2 people sharing the same room


The total price includes:
Accommodation for 3 nights at Tulou Retreat in a Deluxe Mountain View Room.
Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner every day)
Return Airport/Station Transfers
Your choice of 2 activities per day

The total price does not include:
Flights to Xiamen
Alcoholic Drinks and personal expenses.
Options and other activities not included in the program.

This Secret Journey is designed in cooperation with Tina and Tulou Retreat.


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