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Itinerary Name: 3 Days Tour to Qufu (Confucius Hometown) & Mt. Taishan (the Foremost of the Five Holy Mountains in China) from Shanghai
Day 1
Shanghai-Qufu by Bullet Train, Tour in Qufu
Meal:Not included in the quotation
Hotel:Overnight in Qufu
Board on the bullet train from Shanghai to Qufu (the birthplace of Confucius) by yourselves in the morning. It will take around 3.5 hours on the way and you will arrive at Qufu at noon. 

 

Your private guide will be on time and waiting in the arrival at the Railway Station. A comfortable private car & experienced driver will transfer you to the hotel in central Qufu. 

 

Today, your tour in Qufu is to visit the Confucius Temple, the biggest Confucius Temple in the world and the second largest historical building complex in China (after the Forbidden City),

 

 

and Confucius later Generations Residence. Both of them are the UNESCO World Heriate.

 

 

More info about Qufu city at Wikipeida: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qufu

More info about Confucius Temple at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Confucius 

More info about Confucius later Generations Residence at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kong_Family_Mansion

Day 2
Tour in Qufu, Qufu-Taian City, Tour in Taian
Meal:Not included in the quotation
Hotel:Overnight in Taian

Today you will get out of the north gate of Qufu city to the Confucius and His Familys Cemetery to visit the Tombs of Confucius and his son and grandson.

  


After lunch, drive to Taian. After 96 km/1.5 hours, you will arrive at Taian and visit the Temple of the Sacred Mt.Tai (Taishan Mountain), the replica of the imperial palace, which makes it one out of three extant structures in China with the features of an imperial palace (the other two are the Forbidden City and the Confucius Temple in Qufu).

  

  

  


More info about Confucius and His Familys Cemetery at Wikipeida: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetery_of_Confucius 

More info about Mt.Tai at Wikipeida: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Tai

Day 3
Visit Mt. Tai. Evening Train from Taian to Shannghai
Meal:Not included in the quotation
Hotel:No

Today it would be an exciting day. You will visit 1545 meters high Mt.Tai (Taishan Mountain) - the most famous and important Sacred Mountain in China. It is a challenging to climb up to the Mt. Taishan for more than 1,605 steps. But you can also choose taking the vehicle to the higher point. Then taking the cable car to the peak. 

  

  

  

  


Afterwards, transfer service the Railway Station. Say goodbye with your local guide and take the train from Taian to Shanghai. It will take around 4 hours on the way.