Qufu Tours & Travel

Qufu is 160km south away from Jinan of Shangdong Province. As the birthplace of Confucius - the greatest Chinese philosopher 2500 years ago, Qufu is an essential city of history and classic traditional culture. From here, Confucian culture gradually became the cornerstone of Chinese orthodox culture and oriental culture, and spread its influence all over the world.

Qufu's three highlights about Confucius are listed as world cultural heritage because of their prominent position in Chinese history and oriental culture. They are Confucius Temple (Kong Miao) - one of the three largest ancient buildings in China, Confucius Family Mansion (Kong Fu) and Confucius Cemetery (Kong Lin). There are grand activities held in Qufu in Spring Festival and from July to October each year. Moreover, you can visit Mount Tai to overlook the landscape of China. Mount Tai is most reversed of the five sacred Taoist mountains of China. >> Read more about Qufu history, facts, getting around, etc.


Book a Qufu trip with us to have a knowledgeable and impressive holiday. We will give you considerate and accurate info and suggestions to make learning tour more real and full of joy. Whatever you are students, Confuciusaholic or parents with kids, we’re sure you will enjoy your holiday in Qufu.

Suggested Private Qufu Tour Packages

If you want to understand the roots and traditions of Chinese culture, you can’t miss Qufu. Mount Tai, Yellow River and Confucius, implies the three means a lot more than those in numbers. At the same time, it’s a good time to have some local Shandong cuisine, one of the eight Chinese cuisines, in Qufu…


  • 2 Days
    Qufu and Mt. Tai Tour

    Make an all-side exploration of the time-honored Qufu - hometown of Confucius. Moreover, climb or cable car up to Mount Tai, an...

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  • 3 Days
    Qufu and Mt. Tai Tour

    Enjoy the 3-day trip at a relaxing pace. Admire the famous "Three Confuciuses" to learn more about the Confucianism; and view t...

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Recommended China Tour Packages including Qufu

With profound cultural influence, Qufu is a good place to explore a traditional China. You can expend your tour to Xian, Luoyang and Dunhuang to enrich your knowledge of Chinese history and culture. Down to the south, have a comprehensive view of China by visiting Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Guilin or Lijiang, see more about Chinese modern life, idyllic natural landforms and minority customs.


Top Experiences & Attractions in Qufu

  • The temple was first built in 478 BC as a simple memorial hall and mushroomed into a complex one-fifth the size of Qufu. During the past 2400-odd years, the temple was damaged and ...
  • Situated to the east of the Confucius Temple, Confucius Mansion is where the Confucius direct descendants lived. Clusters of buildings are arranged around nine courtyards, all good...
  • North of the Confucius Mansion, about 2km up Lindao Road, is the Confucius Family Cemetery (Kong-lin) – the largest artificial park and the best preserved cemetery in China. Also...
  • The huge temple complex is located at the foot of Mount Tai, traditionally a pilgrimage stop on the road to the mountain and a resting spot. The temple was also the site of huge sa...
  • The style and construction way of the walls are the same as that of the mainline Great Wall, but poorly conserved. There are only some remaining traces in some sections along the l...
  • Towering 1,545 meters above the sea level, the Jade Emperor Peak has been long known as the Celestial Pillar. It is the top of Mount Tai. The name of the peak came from the constru...

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