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Itinerary Name: 2 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, Qufu-Taian by Van
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.  (Please bring some bread with you to have a simple lunch in the train.) 

 

Your private guide will be on time and waiting in the arrival at the Railway Station. The tour today will began with the visit to the Confucius and His Familys Cemetery which is located to the north of ancient Qufu city to view the Tombs of Confucius and his son and grandson.

   

 

Afterwards, you will walk through the north city gate of the ancient city wall to step into ancient Qufu city  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.

 

 

As the day draws to an end, your tour of Qufu can draw a perfect period. Youll turn to another city, Tai’an city, which is only around 96 km/1.5 hours to the north of Qufu by private van.

 

You will have a dinner in Tai’an and stay overnight in Tai’an.

 

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

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 Taian, Taian -Shanghai by Bullet Train
Meal:Not included in the quotation
Hotel:Overnight in Taian

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. Our quotation includes one way shuttle bus + one way cable car up to the top of Mt.Tai. You can walk down on foot. In this way, you can save the expensive cable car cost and enjoy more places in the mountain.

  

  

  

  

 

You will enjoy the lunch on top of the mountain, and take the farewell dinner in Tai’an city.  

 

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

 

More about Mt.Taishan at UNESCO website: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/437 

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