9 days in Chaozhou, Xiamen & Quanzhou Itinerary

9 days in Chaozhou, Xiamen & Quanzhou Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chaozhou
— 3 nights
2
Xiamen
— 2 nights
3
Quanzhou
— 2 nights

3
nights
Chaozhou

Chaozhou ©
Chaozhou, alternatively transliterated as Chiuchow, Chaochow, or Teochew, is a city in the eastern Guangdong province of the China. Change things up with a short trip to Zhongshan Park in Shantou (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Guangji Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiyuan Temple, make a trip to Chaozhou Arch Street, and steep yourself in history at Ancient City Wall of Chaozhou.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chaozhou journey builder site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Chaozhou is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Chaozhou at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Xiamen.

Things to do in Chaozhou

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Zhongshan Park
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Kaiyuan Temple ©
Kaiyuan Temple
Zhongshan Park ©
Zhongshan Park

2
nights
Xiamen

Xiamen ©
Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Yuyuan Garden, step off the mainland to explore Gulangyu, and then steep yourself in history at Xiamen University.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Xiamen online vacation planner.

Getting from Chaozhou to Xiamen by car takes about 3 hours. December in Xiamen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Quanzhou.

Things to do in Xiamen

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
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Xiamen University ©
Xiamen University
Nanputuo Temple ©
Nanputuo Temple
Gulangyu ©
Gulangyu

2
nights
Quanzhou

Quanzhou ©
A rich maritime history has left Quanzhou with its distinctive look and feel.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Chongwu Ancient Town and then see the interesting displays at Quanzhou Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Quanzhou Guandi Temple, then enjoy breathtaking views from Dongxi Tower, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qinyuan Mountain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Quanzhou online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Xiamen to Quanzhou in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quanzhou

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Chongwu Ancient Town
Highlights from your plan
Qinyuan Mountain ©
Qinyuan Mountain
Quanzhou Maritime Museum ©
Quanzhou Maritime Museum
Quanzhou Guandi Temple ©
Quanzhou Guandi Temple

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