How to Get from Nanjing Tulou to Yongding Tulou | Nanjing to Yongding Transportation

The earth building - “Tulou” is a synonym for Fujian tourism and Hakka dwellings. Of the "6 Tulou Clusters and 4 Buildings" which are designated as World Cultural Heritage Sites in Fujian, "5 Tulou Clusters and 4 Buildings" are located in Yongding and Nanjing counties. In order to have a better understanding of Hakka culture and appreciate different types of Tulou, most tourists would visit 2 places together.

The distance between Nanjing Tulou Scenic Area and Yongding Tulou Folk Culture Village is about 20 km, which only takes about 0.5 hours by car. Taking a private car is the most recommended way of transferring from Nanjing Tulou to Yongding Tulou. However, there are also buses and motorbikes running between two places. Continue to read the following passage to inspire yourself!

Location of Nanjing Tulou and Yongding Tulou, Fujian

Location of Nanjing Tulou: Shuyang Town, Nanjing County, Zhangzhou City, Fujian (漳州市南靖县书洋镇)

Location of Yongding Tulou: 309 Provincial Highway, Hukeng Town, Yongding District, Longyan City, Fujian (龙岩市永定区湖坑镇309省道)

Nanjing Tulou to Yongding Tulou Transportation Map

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Nanjing and Yongding Tulou are all located in the south part of Fujian Province, about 140-180km west from Xiamen. Comparing with Yongding Tulou, Nanjing Tulou is closer to Xiamen.

The most famous Yongding Tulou is scattered around Yongding Tulou Folk Culture Village and spread over Hukeng Town (湖坑镇) and Xiayang Town (下洋镇). Tulou clusters in Nanjing are mainly distributed in Shangban Village, Shuyang Town (书洋镇).

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How to Get to Yongding Tulou from Nanjing Tulou

Even the distance between Nanjing Tulou and Yongding Tulou might not be far, but because of the poor developed public transportation system, the most recommended ways to get from one place to another is by booking a private transfer service in advance. However, independent travelers may also choose to take buses or motorbikes run by local people.

Get to Yongding Tulou by Private Car - Top Recommended

If you choose to take a private car from Nanjing to Yongding Tulou, you will not waste too much time and energy on traffic transfers. It will take less than half hour to get to Yongding Tuluo from Nanjing.

You may worry about how to find a licensed private car. China Discovery provides you with a private transfer service, which includes escorting you from tulou clusters in Nanjing to famous tulou in Yongding. We will also receive you from the town back to Nanjing or further travel to Xiamen city. All in all, with our private transfer service, you don’t need to worry about your transfers anymore during your trip. Furthermore, our private drivers have qualified driving licenses, and they are good at driving on mountain roads as they are experienced local drivers. Our professional guide will also accompany all your journey and introduce Hakka culture, history and interesting stories about Fujian Tulou. There’s nothing you need to worry about along your trip. All you have to do is just enjoy your trip in a comfortable private car.

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Get to Yongding Tulou from Nanjing by Bus / Motorcycle - Independent Travelers

If you want to take buses to Yongding Tulou from Nanjing Tulou, you can get on at Shuyang Bus Station (书洋汽车站) and get off at Hukeng Town in Yongding. There are also private motor taxis running between 2 places. However with no guarantee of safety, we do not recommend visitors to travel in this way.

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Get around Tulou in Nanjing and Yongding

Famous Tulou scenic spots in both Nanjing and Yongding are scattered. Lack of public transportation through each scenic spot. More than 80% visitors would book a car service in advance for transferring. There are also unlicensed motor taxi running by locals.

Get around Nanjing Tulou

There are 3 tourists lines (A Line to Tianluokeng, B Line to Yunshuiyao, C Line to Hekeng) in Nanjing Tulou, taking a private car is the most recommended way to travel around. For independent visitors, there are also sightseeing buses running between Shuyang Bus Station and Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster and Yunshuiyao Scenic Area. No public transportation can reach Hekeng Tulou Cluster. Learn more about How to Get to & around Nanjing Tulou >>

From To Time Frequency
Shuyang Bus Station Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster 10:00 ~ 18:30 About 4 runs a day
Yunshuiyao Scenic Spot 7:40 ~ 1:10 About 10 runs a day

(Note: Information given above are only for your reference, might change according to the real situation.)

Get around Yongding Tulou

With no public transportation connecting each spots in Yongding. It takes 10 minutes to 1 hour to travel in between any two of them by car. Therefore, if you want a deep tour or would like to cover more highlights, taking a private car is the most recommended way of travel around Yongding Tulou. Learn more about How to Get to Yongding Tulou >>

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How to Plan a Fujian Tulou Tour

Most visitors prefer to plan 1-2 days to see Fujian Tulou with one day to see Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster, Taxia Village, Yuchang Building and top earthen buildings in Nanjing and another day to see 1-2 clusters of Hongkeng Tulou Cluster, Chuxi Tulou Cluster, Gaobei Tulou Cluster in Yongding. Besides, if you have more days, you can have a deeper exploration of Nanjing and Yongding Tulou clusters.

Furthermore, most travelers like to visit Fujian Tulou from Xiamen with 1-2 days exploring the best city highlights there including Gulangyu Island, Nanputuo Temple, etc. and convenient landing by flights or high speed train.

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Besides, you can also plan as many other visitors to spend 5-6 days visiting Wuyishan together with Xiamen and Fujian Tulou to appreciate more natural and cultural charm of Fujian Province.

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If you are interested in photography, you can add 2-4 days to shoot Xiapu Mudflat in Ningde.

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If you want to discover more culture and nature highlights to Fuzhou, Quanzhou, etc., plan 1-2 more days for each destination.

Beyond Fujian, China boasts a lot of wonderful nature, culture, history and city charm to discover, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guilin, Chengdu, Huangshan, Hangzhou, Yunnan, etc. Extend your Fujian trip to more popular destinations to enrich your exploration of China in one go!

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Travel Fujian Tulou with China Discovery

China Discovery is an experienced, professional and reliable travel companion devoted to offering high-quality and the best tour services for all travelers to China. In order to have a hassle-free travel and focus on the trip itself, it’s highly recommended travelling with China Discovery. So, you can enjoy convenient airport pick-up and drop-off service and transportation to all scenic spots in a safe, clean, comfortable, air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicle. Also, we will arrange knowledgeable local English-speaking tour guide, excellent accommodation and dining arrangements to ensure you rest well and get better understanding of highlights in Fujian. The tour can be tailor-made according to your interests, time, group size, budget and every special need. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us to customize your tour!

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