Landmarks on this tour includes but are not limited to the following landmarks The Temple of Confucius in Qufu - one of the three largest ancient architectural complexes in China; The Kong Family Mansion, where Confusius lived with his family; the Confucius Cemetery; Mount Tai and all its associated landmarks.
We are promising you a memorable and enjoyable 3 days tour giving you a lot of insights about Confusius. Visiting the amazing Mount Tai will be another great day. For more detailed information, please see the itinerary.
The trip will end with a tour back to Shanghai, or Qufu.
ACTIVITIES: Take the bullet train from Shanghai (3 hour and a half - tickets included, you are suggested to take train on Friday night if work in Shanghai), you will be picked up at Qufu East Station. Drive to the hotel in Qufu city (30 minutes around). Check-in.
Please note: The drop off and pick up at Shanghai Station are not included
Hotel: Qufu Queli Hotel, No.1 Queli St.
Day 02 - Qufu
ACTIVITIES: Visiting Confucius’ Temple, Kong Family Mansion and Confucius’ Cemetery and have lunch in the middle of day. (4-6 hours), you will also have your own time to explore after the tour.
The Temple of Confucius in Qufu is one of the three largest ancient architectural complexes in China. East of the Temple of Confucius, is the Kong Family Mansion. Kong is the family surname of Confucius and his descendants. Confucius’ Cemetery – The Confucian Forest, It is about 1.5 kilometers north of Qufu and is the Confucius family cemetery; it harbors Confucius' tomb and his descendants tombs.
Accommodation: Qufu Queli Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 03 - Qufu to Mt. Tai'an and back to Shanghai
ACTIVITIES: Transfer from Qufu to Tai’an. Arriving at foot of Mt.Taishan. (1.2hs around) Full day excursion to Mount Tai and Lunch on the peak or in the city. Taking tourist bus to go to the halfway of the mountain.Cable car to the summit. Visiting the South Gate Heavenly, Street heavenly, White clouds Pavilion, inscription on the cliff, Bixia Temple, North-pointing rock, Sun rising Peak, and so on, and then climb down by cable car and tourist bus.
Transfer to Tai An Station and take bullet train back to Shanghai(Tickets included, another product of the same itinerary goes to Beijing).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
- Second-class Bullet Train(Available to upgrade at cost).
- Lunch and Breakfast(not dinner)
- Private Van and driver
- English-speaking guide
- Optional Gratitudes.
- Personal Cost.