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9-Day Shandong Panoramic Tour

City Involved: Qingdao-Weihai-Yantai-Penglai-Weifang-Taian-Qufu-Jinan
  • From: USD760
  • Tour Code : TOC452
  • Starts/Ends : Qingdao/Jinan
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Trip Highlights: Tour Destinations: Qingdao, Weihai, Yantai, Penglai, Weifang, Taian, Qufu and Jinan. This themed tour is designed to give you a whole impression of Confucius' hometown and the surroundings sites of Shandong Province. Qufu, as Chinese cultural and historical city, is the cradle of Chinese ancient emperors in politics and ideology. It is famous as the birthplace of Confucius who was the most celebrated ideologist, politician, educationist, and the initiator of Confucianism in later Spring and Autumn Period. Qufu was always thought of as the holy land in China's long feudalistic society. Nowadays, it is also called Oriental Jerusalem by many westerners. This is an exciting tour combined with culture, history, natural beauty and leisure for you to experience Shandong.

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 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group SizeBudget Classtandard ClassDeluxe Class
2 personsUSD940USD1010USD1150
3-5 personsUSD900USD970USD1110
6-9 personsUSD760USD830USD970
Single supplementUSD220USD300USD410
CityBudget ClassStandard ClassDeluxe Class
QingdaoSunshine Seacoast HotelHaiqing HotelSurf Plaza Resort
WeihaiSunshine Hotel - WeihaiWeihaiwei HotelHaiyue Jianguo Hotel
YantaiTian Tian Yu Gang Hotel Air Plaza HotelYantai Marina Hotel
WeifangYuanfei Hotel Weifang HotelFuwah Hotel
TaianTaishan International HotelOverseas Chinese Hotel Ramada Plaza
QufuQufu International HotelQue Li HotelQue Li Hotel
JinanThe Ming Hu Hotel JinanYuquan Simpson Hotel Longdu International Hotel
Service Inclusions
Hotel fare and daily buffet breakfast Lunch and dinner listed in the itinerary
Entrance fees to the sightseeingPrivate vehicle, driver and guide
Accident insurance
Service Exclusions
Air fare and airport taxPersonal expenses
Tips for guide and driver  

Tour Itinerary

Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)

Day 01: Arrive in Qingdao
After you arrive in Qingdao, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to visit Small Qingdao Island. After that you will be driven to your hotel for the remainder of the night.
Day 02: Qingdao / Weihai (B/L/D)
You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to Mt. Laoshan, a famous Taoist mountain with beautiful scenery. There you can visit Taiqing Palace, one of the best palaces in this region. After lunch, drive to visit Xiaoyushan Park, the first hilltop park with traditional Chinese architecture style in Qingdao. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Weihai and check in your hotel there for rest.
Day 03: Weihai / Yantai (B/L/D)
Today you will visit Liugong Island and Jiawu Sea Warfare Museum in Weihai. Then you will be driven to Yantai, another coastal city in Shandong Province. After arrival, you will check in your hotel in Yantai for rest.

Day 04: Yantai / Penglai / Weifang (B/L/D)
This morning visit Yantai Hill Park. Then drive to visit Penglai Pavilion. After that you will be driven to Weifang, the International Kite City.

Day 05: Weifang / Taian(B/L/D)
This morning you will visit the Kite Museum. After that you will be transferred to Taian, where Mt.Tai located. Then check in your hotel for rest.
Day 06: Taian / Qufu(B/L/D)
Today, you will first visit Mt. Tai Tourist Attraction, followed by a visit to Dai Temple, which was first constructed in the Han Dynasty. It is perhaps the largest ancient complex on Mount Taishan. After the tour you will be driven to the next destination Qufu, where Confucius lived, studied and was buried.

Day 07: Qufu / Jinan (B/L/D)
Today, you will first visit the Cemetery of Confucius, where the family and descendants of Confucian are buried. Next to visit the Temple of Confucius, one of the three largest ancient architectural complexes in China, in which a group of grand buildings built in oriental style. Finally you will visit Kong Family Mansion, where the first son and the first grandson of Confucius lived. Then you will be driven to Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province.

Day 08: Jian (B/L/D)
Picked up from your hotel and driven to visit Baotu Springs, one of the most famous and oldest springs in Jinan, with a history spanning over 2,600 years. Then visit Daming Lake, regarded as one of the three must-see tourist spots in Jinan. After lunch, visit the Thousand Buddha Mountain, home of Buddhism culture in China. After the tour, you will be sent back to your hotel for rest.
Day 09: Depart from Jinan (B)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure to the next destination.
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