Not only will we explore the ancient village and wander through the 130 years old mud castles. We will also have the chance to sleep in the Tulou, meet its owner and even cook a traditional local specialty!
👣 Hiking around the Tulou village
📸 Photowalk in the Hakka ancient village
⛩ Sleep in one of the Tulou mud castles
👨🍳 Cook local specialty
Meeting & ending point: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Train | Private Coach On-site 2h
Rectangular Tulou Guesthouse
Good news is, we don’t need to carry the backpacks!
Day 1: Friday Afternoon, September 13
13:30 Time to get the Hell Out Of Shanghai 😝 M2 Team Leaders are waiting for you at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.
14:25 Take the afternoon train from Shanghai > Fujian. The ride is always fun as we usually drink beer and play some games;
20:30 Train arrives at the station. We will take our private coach and drive (~1.5 hours) to the Tulou guesthouse
22:30 Time to have a first look at the Tulou and get our room. If you're not tired, let's meet in the yard for a beer and chit chat 🍺
Day 2: Saturday, September 14
08:00 Good Morning ☀️ Time for some local breakfast made by the Tulou host in the nice Yard of the Tulou 🥟
09:00 We will then walk around (about 3 hours) in this village which has dozens of nice Tulous.
12:30 Time to go back to our guesthouse for lunch and a quick break.
13:30 Will take our private bus to drive 40 mins to see the Chuxi Tulou Village.
14:20 Upon arriving, we will first hike to the top of a nearby hill, where we have a chance to see the magnificent view of Tulou from the top and take lots of beautiful photos.
15:00 Walk around in the village and visit the Tulou Museum (the biggest circular Tulou in the village)
16:45 We then regroup and take the bus going back to our Tulou guesthouse
18:00 Group dinner cooked by the local chef. Before the dinner, the owner will teach us how to cook a traditional Fujian local snack Yuzibao (similar to Baozi but made by sweet potato, yummy 😋).
19:30 We will then chill and relax in the yard, play some games and watch a Tulou Themed Chinese Cartoon Movie (in English). After the movie, we can walk around to see the beautiful night view of Tulou 🌃
Day 3： Sunday, September 15
07:30 Time to wake up and have breakfast
08:15 We will take a private bus (10mins) to go visit another amazing sightseeing site, the King of Tulou - Chengqilou (承啟楼). Gonna be amaaaaazing 😍
12:00 We will then go back to our guesthouse for lunch and pack our belongings.
13:00 Time to drive to the train station and go back to Shanghai.
22:00 ETA Hongqiao Railway Station, back to home sweet home, head filled of great memories 😝
*Note that this itinerary is for referral only. Actual timing might be flexible depending on the weather or other organizational factors.
- 500 RMB + Train tickets fee
- Accepted payment method: Alipay, Wechat, Paypal, Bank transfer or Cash (Jiaotong University area)
- Pay the remaining balance 1 week before the trip
- Accepted payment methods: Alipay, Wechat, or Cash
*Included in the price:
- On-site private bus fee + driver allowance
- Local Minivan pick up fee
- Tulou village entry ticket
- King of Tulou and Chuxi village entry tickets
- Private cooking session (local Yuzibao snack)
- Local Guide fee and allowance
- M2adventure organizing fee
- M2 Team Leaders fee and allowance
Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch
- Train to/from Fujian (850 rmb*)
*Train ticket's price might changes slightly
- Drinks and meals not mentioned
Drinks (water, beer, soda) can be bought at the guesthouse only
2 nights at the Local Tulou Guesthouse, 100rmb/person/night
2 plp per room
Towel and toiletries not included
850 RMB for going and return tickets.
This time we will book the train tickets for everyone at once as it can be tricky to get them for the Holidays.