Day 1 Shanghai - Fuding (by automobile)
Transfer to the railway station for 5 hours' bullet train ride to Fuding. Upon arrival, meet your guide at the Fuding Railway Station. When it comes to Fuding, there's always a long story about its local tea culture.
Car ride to the Diantou County for a memorable white tea plantation visit.
Then head to the Wu Mansion, home of largest tea merchant in Qing Dynasty two hundred years ago. Family visit to experience the local tea culture.
Day 2 Fuding - Xiapu (by automobile)
After breakfast transfer to Mt.Taimu. The peculiar rocks, special caves and the crystal clear rivers will make your journey pleasant and scenic.
Coming up next you'll cover the great old white tea tree and enjoy the tea made with water from the deep well. Don't forget to take photos of the Taimuyang Organic Tea Garden.
After lunch, take an hour's car ride to Xiapu, one of the largest fishing wharfs in southeastern China.
Lucky enough you'll get the chance to enjoy the magnificent sunset.
Overnight in Xiapu.
Day 3 Xiapu - Fuzhou (by automobile)
Early in morning, transfer to Xiapu Beiqi Village for the sunrise, when boats start to set sail fishing at the bay. Then 2.5 hours' car ride to Fuzhou.
Visit the Fanchuangpu Church, the earliest port to the outside world in ancient China, where tea was exported from in Qing dynasty hundreds of years ago. Fuzhou is famous for her Jasmine Tea.
If time permits, your tour guide will take you to the Chunlun Jasmine Tea Plantation, the largest one of its kind in Fuzhou.
Day 4 Fuzhou - Quanzhou (by automobile)
In the morning car transfer around 2.5 hours to Quanzhou. Your first stop today is the Zhangjiao Village, made of blocks of colored stone, dating back to over 800 years. Take bravo pictures of the colorful architectural wonders. Mix with the locals and listen to their stories untold. Free activity in Tumen Street after arriving at Quanzhou.
Day 5 Quanzhou - Anxi - Xiamen (by automobile)
You'll begin today's visit by traveling to Anxi for the famous Fengshan Oolong Tea Plantation. In the 18th century, boxes of oolong tea were produced here and exported to the UK.
An hour's car ride to Xiamen and check in the hotel. Free activities when night falls. It is strongly recommended to hang out at the Zhongshan Street.
Day 6 Xiamen - Nanjing (by automobile)
After breakfast car ride to Nanjing to visit the World Cultural Heritage Tianluokeng Hakka Village Cluster. Seen from the hill above, you'll find the architectural miracle looks like a table of Chinese dishes, figuratively nicknamed 'four dishes with a soup'.
Go on by visiting the crooked building – Yuchang Mansion.
Afterwards, stroll around the Taxia Village and see if you could sample the unique Hakka culture.
Tea Factory visit midway, during which you'll mix with the hospitable community and experience the life and work of local tea farmers -- picking tea leaves and brewing tea, and sipping the finest tea on earth. Overnight in the local Hakka guesthouse.
Day 7 Nanjing - Chuxi - Longyan (by automobile)
After breakfast car ride to the Chuxi Hakka Village Cluster, where you'll gaze at perhaps the oldest Hakka Building – Jiqing Mansion.
Then comes the terraced fields, and the local primary school. Have a bird's eye view of the Chuxi Hakka building from the viewing platform. We'll call it a day after the car ride to Longyan and check in the local hotel tonight.
Day 8 Longyan - Peitian - Xiamen (by automobile)
Today hit the road towards Petian. After 2.5 hours comes in front of your eyes the Peitian Ancient Village, where you'll see with your own eye the ancient dwellings since Ming and Qing Dynasties. The ancient architectural complex here consists of 30 grand mansions, 21 ancient ancestral temples, six ancient Chinese schools, two memorial arches and a 1000-meter-long ancient street of cobblestones and two rivers which run through the village. Another 4 hours' drive and you'll reach Xiamen for dinner.
Day 9 Xiamen - Mt. Wuyi (by air)
Day 10 Mt. Wuyi Departure
- Sightseeing and Entrance Fees to specified attractions
- All meals as specified in the itinerary
- Transfers by private vehicle per the itinerary with English-speaking guides
- All domestic flights, taxes and fuel surcharge & trains as specified
- Hotel accommodations based on double occupancy with daily buffet breakfast served at hotel
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
- China Entry Visa Fees
- International Airfares or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
- Any expenses of personal nature for e.g. telephone calls, laundry, excessive luggage charge, porterage or any other services not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Gratuities for guides, drivers and porters.