- Tour Summary
- Day by Day Itinerary
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
Arrive in Jinan, be met and transferred to hotel.
Visit Baotu Spring , Daming Lake , Thousand Buddha Mountain/Mount Qianfu .
Visit Mount Tai , Dai Temple/Daimiao .
Visit Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius / San Kong .
|Day 5||Jinan||Free at leisure till be transferred to airport for your flight departure. Details...||B|
Price Inclusions and Exclusions
Price IncludeA. Entrance fees：To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price ExcludeA. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Excess Baggage Charges.
D. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
E. Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
F. Single Room Supplement.
G. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
H. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
Day 1 Jinan Arrival
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
When you arrive in Jinan airport, your local English speaking guide will meet you and then transfer you to your hotel. Free at leisure the rest of the day.
Day 2 Jinan (B, L)
Sightseeing: Baotu Springs, Daming Lake, Thousand Buddhas Mountain
This morning, we will first visit the Baotu Springs. Baotu Spring, also known as the "First Spring under Heaven", is one of the most popular of Ji'nan's springs with a long history of more than 2,600 years. Together with its environs, it has been turned into a park of the same name, located to the southwest of the old city district of Ji'nan.
Then we continue the tour to visit Daming Lake. Located in the center of Jinan, Daming Lake Park is regarded as one of the three must-see tourist spots in Jinan together with the Baotu Spring Park and Thousand-Buddha Mountain. Formerly known as "Lotus Seed Lake" and "West Lake", the lake got its current name in the Jin Dynasty.
Afternoon, we move on to visit the Thousand Buddhas Mountain. During the reign of the Emperor Kaihuang (581-600AD) of the Sui Dynasty (581-618AD), Buddhism became flourished. Many monasteries were built around Lishan Mountain and numerous Buddhist images were sculptured on the rocky cliffs. Hence the place became known as the Thousand Buddha Hill, which today also embraces Yellowstone Cliff (Huangshi Ya) and Jueshan Mountain in the south and east respectively.
Day 3 Jinan to Tai'an to Qufu (B, L)
Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Mt. Tai, Dai Temple
After breakfast, we will drive to Mount Tai Tourist Attraction which is located in Tai'an. Take Car & Vehicle to the Top of the Mountain. Mountain Tai, Covering an area of 426 square kilometers with the highest peak 1,545 meters above sea level; the majestic Mt. Tai is one of the China's national parks and the first of the Five Sacred Mountain in China.
Have a visit to the Dai Temple. First built in Han Dynasty, it is the largest and most completed ancient building complex of Mount Tai. Emperors of the past dynasties held celebrations in the temple to worship heaven and earth, and sacrificed to the God of the mountain. Besides, it was also the first stop for the pilgrims on their way to the Tai Mountain.
Later that day you will get down the mountain and then be drive to Qufu by car. Qufu, it is the former resident of Confucian.
Day 4 Qufu to Jinan (B, L)
Sightseeing: Confucius Mansion, the Confucius Temple and the Confucius Forest
Today we will learn the Confucian culture with the visit to Confucian Temples, Confucian Mansion and Confucian Family Graveyard. They are called Three Confucians, which are now one of the four extant great architectural complexes in China.
Among many preserved Confucian temples of different dynasties all over China, the Confucian Temple in Qufu is the largest and earliest one. It represents the culture and history of Confucianism. Confucian Mansion: It is also called Yanshenggong Mansion, a large house consisting of 463 halls, rooms, towers and houses, covering an area of 13.3 hectares-the largest landlord manor in China's history. The courtyard is divided into three family temples. The main building in the center was first used as a government office then changed to dwelling house later. Confucian family graveyard: It is the graveyard of the Confucian family and has a history of more than 2340 years. There are about ten thousand tombs inside the graveyard .Also many stone steles, lanes and pavilions can be found here.
After the tours, you will be driven to Jinan. Check in the hotel.
Day 5 Jinan Departure (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Today will be free for your own purposes, until our guide will escort you to the airport for your next destination.
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