Xiamen is a beautiful city, and if you spend more time in it, you will be able to experience its peace and beauty, and perhaps a moment that you don’t notice will become an eternal memory.
If you have more than five days, you can have a lot of freedom to follow your heart and enjoy a sunny day wherever you go. It’s confusing how to plan a trip without going off the beaten path and going to the most worthwhile places in a limited amount of time. Keep this Xiamen guide handy! Solve your problems.
As for accommodation, we won’t go into detail about the hotels in Xiamen.
There are many family hotels in the area around Chan Chu Aun, which is a hub for tourists who come to Xiamen on their own. They are close to all the attractions in the city, such as Music Plaza, Huang Chu Beach and Ye Feng Zhai Amusement Park on the left, Xiamen University, Hulishan Fortress, Nampu Tuo, Zhongshan Road and Gulangyu Island on the right (only 5 minutes by taxi or 15 minutes by bus). It is twice the size of Zha Chu Aun, so if you don’t have to go there for any particular reason, I wouldn’t recommend it, but there are enough family hotels in the area.
Guesthouses in Chan Chu Aun
Traffic: there will be detailed traffic strategy push, please click on the link to view: [Xiamen travel traffic strategy] Xiamen various attractions and traffic routes (with pictures with the truth)
If you are coming to Xiamen by train or bus, there are two stations in Xiamen: Xiamen Railway Station (inside the island) and Xiamen North Railway Station (outside the island). If you are coming to Xiamen Railway Station, there is a small square on the right hand side of the station, take the Tourist Line 2 to the Science and Technology High School station.
If you are coming to Xiamen by long distance bus, there are several bus stations in Xiamen, such as Fanhu, Hubinanan and Wucun. If you are coming from Hubinan Station, get off at Binnan Douxi Road Station (former long-distance bus station), take Bus No. 20 to Xicun Station of Xiamen University, transfer to Bus No. 47 or 29 and get off at Zengcuan Station. If you are arriving at Wucun Bus Station, take bus no. 48 to Xia Da West Village and transfer to bus no. 29 to Chan Chu Aun Station.
There are many attractions in Xiamen: Gulangyu Island, Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street, Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen University, Huli Hill Fortress, Baicheng Baths, Strange Slope, Guanyin Mountain, Ye Fengzhai, Wangshi Botanical Garden, Jimei Academy Village, Jimei Ao Garden, Mr. Chen Jiageng’s former residence, Tongan Film and Television City, Riyue Valley Hot Spring, Xiamen Park Expo Park, Tongan Confucius Temple, Su Song’s former residence, Dalun Mountain, Brahma Temple, Three Hero Islands (Da Deng, Xiaodeng and Baiha Reef). It’s a good idea to go to a few places that you can’t afford to go to.
There are the following:
- Two days and one night (can also be considered one day and one night, come today and leave tomorrow),
- Three days and two nights,
- Four days and three nights,
- Five days and four nights.
|Day1||Two days and one night (can also be considered one day and one night) trip planning.|
Arrive in the morning, afternoon, or evening in Xiamen
If you are arriving in Xiamen on the morning of the first day and leaving on the second day: after staying at the inn, go to Nan Putuo (about 1 hour), then from the south gate of Xiamen University (the old gate, right by Nan Putuo), wear in and pass through the Furong Lake and walk through the horse and light flowers of Xiamen University, you can choose to have lunch at the student restaurant in Xiamen University, but you have to lower your requirements to the standard of outside hotels (about 1 hour, meal). (about half an hour), from Xiamen University out of the White City Gate, across the road is the White City beach bathing beach, bathing is Huli Shan Battery, like history and culture of friends can go up to see the few tops with the historical value of the rusty cannon. Then go to the ferry to take the ferry on Gulangyu Island, strolling around taking pictures, and eating snacks for 5 hours, 6:30 p.m. Nearly 7:00 p.m. ferry back, then go to Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street Yanlu to eat snacks on the dinner can be solved. If you don’t want to go back so early, you can go to Xiti Bar Street and have a few cocktails in a bourgeois mood. The next day, sleep in until you wake up, walk around the village, some of the shops are quite special. Some of the shops are quite special. Then leave the building.
Tips: When we talk about Zhongshan Road, we have to talk about snacks, which are mainly concentrated in the area around Pukou Street. The people of Xiamen are very enthusiastic about their food, which include: Ye’s mochi at Ji Ji, Beizai Biscuits at Hong Ji De, Bamboo Shoot Jelly at Lao Jie, Taiwan Wheat Biscuits, Bajao’s roasted grass, oyster pan-fried oysters at Lian Huan, mixed noodles at Pukou, Jin Bao Yin and Xiamen Pancake (known as spring rolls in other places). Rice dumplings, and on the yellow then and the peanut soup, their home peanut soup of peanuts cooked that is the ultimate, crispy but not rotten, the entrance is melting, but will be very sweet, a lot of foreign guests ate the feeling of too sweet too fatty not too used to, but that is a local favorite ah!
|Day2||Zhong Shan Road Snacks|
If you arrive in Xiamen in the afternoon of the first day and leave in the afternoon of the second day: stay at the inn and leave around 4:00, first go to Nan Putuo (about 1 hour), then from the south gate of Xiamen University (the old gate, right by Nan Putuo), wear in and pass through Furong Lake and walk through the Ma Guang Hua of Xiamen University (about 1 hour), exit from the White City Gate of Xiamen University, across the road is the White City Beach Bathing Beach, and by the bathing beach is the Huli Hill Fortress. If you like history and culture, you can go up to see the rusty cannons with historical value (the above time ends at around 7:00). Then take a ride to Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street, strolling and eating snacks is enough to fill your stomach. Before leaving Zhongshan Road, we suggest packing a ginger duck for a midnight snack at the inn. If you don’t want to go back to the inn too early, you can go to Xiti Bar Street and have a few cocktails in a bourgeois mood. The next day, get up early in the morning and go to Gulangyu Island to have fun, then adjust the time to pick up your luggage according to the time you leave the building.
If you arrive on the first day and leave on the second day, go down to the inn first, then go to Zhongshan Road for snacks, and around 10:00, you can also go to Xiti Bar Street for a few cocktails or go back to the inn to rest, then go to Nanputuo Temple early the next morning, then visit Xiamen University and leave from Baicheng Gate at around 10:00, go to Huli Shan Fortress for a stroll (if time is tight, you can ignore the Fortress), go to Gulangyu Island by ferry around 11:30, adjust your departure time according to your departure time, then go back to the inn to get your luggage and leave.
On the first day, you can visit Nanputuo Temple and Xiamen University (you can spend an hour in Xiamen University, but if you have enough time, you can go to a shop in Xiamen University to have a coffee and take a picture. Afterwards, you can go to Zhongshan Road for snacks, and after 10:00 pm, you can consider going to Xiti Bar Street for a few cocktails before going back to the inn to rest.
The next day, sleep until you wake up, spend a whole day to experience the beauty of Gulangyu Island, Gulangyu Island life, remember to bring a good camera, maybe any corner may become your memories, tired of NAYA coffee shop cozy cup of mocha or latte or. You can go to a NAYA cafe for a mocha or a latte or...whatever you like. Get off the island around 5:30 pm and head back to Xiamen, then take a taxi to Xiamen Little Eye Pai Pai Stall and order some authentic Xiamen soy sauce (soy sauce is a traditional way of cooking seafood). After a full meal, stroll down Zhongshan Road Pedestrian Street (the most representative old street in Xiamen) for a snack.
On the third day of the trip, you can either go to the Mansei Botanical Garden (free before 7am) or have a local breakfast in the village of Tseng Chuan. Or go to the beach and enjoy the breeze on the beach. Then leave the building.