Highlights

This is an ideal expedition that provides great experience to the diversity and colorfulness of eastern China, including admiring Confucius culture at Qufu, exploring magnificent Mount Tai in Tai’an, and visiting numerous historical relics and natural sceneries in China’s most beautiful cities Suzhou and Hangzhou.

Duration: 12 days & 11 nights

Destinations: Tianjin - Tai’an - Qufu - Tai’an - Nanjing - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Shanghai

Starting Point: Tianjin

Ending Point: Shanghai

Day
On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After a rest, start your city tour with the visit to Porcelain House and Shi Family Compound, to appreciate the different building styles. 

After breakfast, visit Ancient Culture Street, and Goddess Palace, and Nanshi Food Market. After lunch, transfer to take a high-speed train to Tai’an.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy full-day tour of The Kong Family Mansion, Temple of Confucius and The Cemetery of Confucius.

Meal: B, L

Full day tour to Mount Tai (Cable car included).

Meal: B, L

Morning free at leisure. In the afternoon, take the train to Nanjing. Be met at the rail station and transfer to hotel check in.

Meal: B, L

Spend the whole day to explore some famous attractions in Nanjing, such as The Ming Tomb (Xiao-ling), Zhonghua Gate, Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, Linggu Temple, and Fuzimiao Walking Street.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, you're escorted to the rail station for the train to Suzhou. Upon arrival, you'er picked up to hotel check in. Later, visit Garden of Net Master and No.1 Silk Factory.

Meal: B, L

Visit the Pan Gate (Panmen), then enjoy a cruise in the Grand Canal. Drive to the Railway Station for the train to Hangzhou. Be met at the rail station and transfer to hotel check in.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy a cruise in the West Lake. After that, proceed to visit the Lingyin Temple, Feilai Peak, and Longjing Tea Plantation.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to take a speed train to Shanghai. Be met at the rail station and transferred to hotel check in. Later, visit Yu Garden, The Bund, and Nanjing Road.

Meal: B, L

Full day at leisure.

Meal: B

Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

Meal: B

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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