Chinese Confucius & sailing city Qingdao
Destinations: Beijing-Mount Tai-Qufu-Qingdao-Shanghai
On Mount Tai you must not miss the sunrise, jade plate of sea cloud and the rosy clouds at sunset, in Qufu you will have to visit places where Confucius lived, studied and was buried. On to Qingdao where the 2008 Olympic Games were held and it has become a venue synonymous with world class sailing events, this fascinating city also is home to beautiful nature and charming old German architectures.
Brief itinerary Day 1 Beijing arrive, overnight train to Mount Tai Day 2 Mount Tai arrival, transfer to Qufu Day 3 Transfer to Mount Tai Day 4 Train to Qingdao Day 5 Qingdao architecture city tour Day 6 Qingdao Mount Lao excursion Day 7 Train to Shanghai, Shanghai arrival, trip ends
Highlights Qufu: Confucian Temple, Confucius Family Mansion and Confucius Cemetery Mount Tai, Qingdao: Xiaoyushan Park, Eight Great Passed Area, Tsingtao Beer Museum, OL Sailing Center, Zhanqiao Pier and Mount Lao (Laoshan)
Duration: 7 daysTour valid: 15/04/2013-14/04/2014Activities level: ModerateAccommodation: Three or four-star hotels approved by National Tourism Administration.Transport: air-conditional vehicle, overnight train with soft sleeper class (4 persons in 1 compartment), CRH express trainMeals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches