In the morning, your private tour guide and driver will pick you up in the lobby of your centrally located Xiamen hotel. Then, you will be transferred from Xiamen to Yongding. Enjoy boundless green field along the way. Upon arrival, you will be attracted by majestic Hong Keng Tulou Cluster. With best preserved Tulou of various sizes, shapes, and types, Hongkeng is the best place for exploring these gorgeous architectural world heritage.
Take a stroll through houses scattered over the village under the guidance of your tour guide. Not far away from the entrance, Zhengcheng Lou, the notable Tulou Prince, appears in your eyes. You will be marveled at the perfect combination of superb external layout and exotic interior hue in this round four-layer building. Walk along the river winding through the village, and along riverside, you will find the delicate Rusheng Lou which is built in 1901 and the tiniest Tulou so far, yet enjoying all features and functions as other earthen buildings. After its completion, the scale and shape reminds people of their traditional measurement tool (Shengfor grains. Thus, the name Rusheng was given.
Next, move on to the northwest to the grand square palace-style architecture nestling upon the ridge, what you will see right away is the famous Kuiju Lou. Listen to its history and learn about the smart architectural designs from your knowledgeable private guide. Later, proceed to Fuyu Lou for a look at the typical mansion-style Tulou. It looks like three mountains, symbolizing three Lin brothers who spent a large sum of money on building this house. Your guide will tell you the story behind it.
After your amazing full-day Tulou visit, you will be transferred back to your Xiamen hotel where this day trip concludes.