China travel map - Essence of Shandong Tour

Shangdong boasts of a great number of historical spots and natural beauties like the beach in Qing Dao & Qufu – the hometown of Confucius. This 6-day trip provides an unforgettable experience in Jinan, Mt.Tai, Quf & Qingdao. And you will visit popular scenic spots like Mt.Tai, Confucius Temple, Confucius Mansion, Confucius family cemetery, Mt. Lao, Taiqing Palace, Pier (Zhan Qiao), Badaguan Scenic Area, Qingdao Beer Museum.

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Destinations: Jinan - Tai'an - Qufu - Qingdao

Starting Point: Jinan

Ending Point: Qingdao

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Arrive in Jinan, our guide will pick you up and transfer to visit Baotu Spring Park, and have a stroll at Daming Lake.

After breakfast, take a high speed train from Jinan to Taian (about 20 minutes), visit Mount Tai (round-way cable car and shuttle bus included) and see the summit of the mountain. Then proceed to Qufu -the hometown of Confucius.

Meal: B, L

Mount Tai

Visit the Confucius Temple, Confucius Mansion, Confucius family cemetery.

Meal: B, L

Confucius Temple

Free morning for your own exploration at Qufu, and transfer to take a fast train to Qingdao (3.5 hours).

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, drive 30km to Mt. Lao (Laoshan), which is regarded as one of the holy Taoist Mountain in China, visit Taiqing Palace (Taoist temple). Drive back to Qingdao.

Meal: B, L

 Mt. Lao

Visit the Pier (Zhan Qiao), Badaguan Scenic Area, and Qingdao Beer Museum, transfer to the airport or train station to head for your next destination.

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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