Day 2 Xiamen- Mt. Wuyi (Wuyishan) (B/L/-)
In the morning, your trip will star from visiting Gulangyu Island located in the southwest of Xiamen City, covering an area of 1.87 square kilometers, surrounded by the vast sea with reef rocks and meandering coastline. On the island, firstly visit Shuzhuang Garden which was built in 1913 in the south of Gulangyu Island. Originally a private villa of the prestigious local squire Lin Erjia. The garden was built according to the natural landform in ingenious layout, which creates a charming view of "garden on the sea and the sea in the garden". Stop at Piano Museum in the Shuzhuang Garden. Here you will see the lifelong collection of pianos from the collector Hu Youyi, who has lived in Australia for many years. About 30 world-renowned clavichords are exhibited in the museum showing the development of the pianos and the making techniques. These precious pianos includes the Steinway made in American in 19thcentury, the Bosendorfer from Austria, the royal piano for German royal family, the piano gem, the gold-plating piano, the earliest corners piano, the biggest vertical piano, the oldest hand piano and so on.
In the afternoon, move to visit Hulishan Fortress Park it guards the Chinese shore for over a century now. Built in 1894, during Guangxu reign in the Qing Dynasty, it has always been an important landmark in the island's history, also serving a key role to the country's defense against the Japanese in 1900 and 1937. Parts of the fortress were recently renovated and it was listed in the Guinness World Records in 2000 for its huge 19th century cannon. and South Putuo Temple is deemed to be one of the must-go tourist places in Xiamen. Whatever you are interested in Buddhism or not, you will find the place a scenic area providing you with a refreshing experience.
Afterward ,you will take coach along the most wonderful landscape "Island Ring Road", which is the most beautiful Marathon circuit. Have a exterior view of the Xiamen University before transfer to railway station for the high speed train to Mt. Wuyi G1660 (17:09-20:06) (the 2nd class seat)
After arrival, transfer to check in your hotel.
Lunch at restaurant, dinner on your own account.
Overnight at Mt. Wuyi