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3 Days Taishan & Qufu Tour from Beijing by Bullet Train

Beijing / Mount Tai / Qufu

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  • Dai Temple
  • Confucian Temple
  • Mount Tai
  • Dai Temple
  • Mount Tai
  • Confucian Temple
Tour Code:
CD-MTQT-03
Tour Type:
Private Tour
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    Our private tour features:
  1. Affordable & worry free;
  2. Just you or your group;
  3. 1-to-1 travel consultant within 0.5~23.5 hrs;
  4. Flexible departure & itinerary;
  5. Private guide & vehicle;
  6. Customizable to your needs & interests;
  7. All inclusive service;
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Overview:
Take the 3-day Beijing side trip to Mount Tai and Qufu by high speed train! You'll visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, see both natural and cultural scenes, get to know why confucianism is spreading all over the world.
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Highlights

Visit:
Mount Tai
Dai Temple
 
Confucian Temple
Confucian Mansion
Confucian Cemetery
Experience:
3-hour high speed train from Beijing to Taishan;
Climb Mount Tai, the foremost of the Five Great Mountains of China;
Explore the culture & history of Confucianism in the birthplace of Confucius, Qufu.

Sampling Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1 Bullet Train to Tai'an from Beijing

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On this day, pick you up from your hotel in Beiing and transfer to Beijing South Train Station. First, you’ll take 2-hour morning high speed train from Beijing to Taishan.

Welcome to Taishan! Upon arrival, our guide will pick you up at the train station and transfer to visit Dai Temple. Founded in Han Dynasty, it is the largest and best-preserved architectural complex of Mount Tai. As a Taoist Temple, Dai Temple was a place where the emperor made sacrifice and worship the God of the Mount Tai and pray for peace and prosperity. Dai Temple, in its fame and antiquity, is on a par with the Forbidden City, the Temple of Confucius, Kong Family Mansion and other well-known sites in China.

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.

Dai Temple
Day 2 Tian'an - Qufu (B)

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After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll visit Mount Tai, leader of the “Five Taoist Mountain in China”. Take the private car to the Halfway Gate to the Heaven. Then, you could have 1.5 hours’ hike to the top of the Mt. Taishan (if physical condition limits, you could take cable car to South Gate to the Heaven). On the top, visit South Heavenly Gate, Heavenly Street, Jade Emperor Peak, Inscription on the Cliff, Sun Rising Peak and more.

Afterwards, take cable car and private car to get down from the mountain and transfer to Qufu. Stay overnight in Qufu.

Mount Tai: Rising 1545 meters above sea level, it is the most significant of the “Five Taoist Mountain in China”. Considered to be “a Natural Museum of History and Art”, it is a famous place both of Taoism and Buddhism. In history, 72 Chinese emperors came here for worshiping or holding ceremonies of handing crowns. In 1987, together with Dai Temple, Mount Tai was listed as world heritage site.

Mount Tai Scenic AreaMount Tai
Day 3 Qufu & Qufu Departure (B, L)

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On this day, pick you up at your hotel in Qufu. Today, you’ll have in depth exploration of Confucianism in the hometown of Confucius.

The highlight is to visit “San Kong”, the name given collectively to the three main sites of Confucius: the Confucian Temple, The Confucian Mansion and the Confucian Cemetery. You will get a full understanding about the life of Confucius, as well as the Confucian culture.

After the tour, be escorted to train station to catch a train to your next destination. Service ends!

Confucian Temple
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Read what other travelers think about this China trip. We only accept reviews from actual, confirmed travelers who purchased the tour / activity from us, so you can be sure the reviews are unbiased and authentic.

Hi Leo,

Hope you’re well.

In summary, the river cruise was very good. The rooms were very nice, food was nice and the staff very friendly and welcoming.

There are a few minor development points that we have noted:

- the activities on board should be included (and the gym equipment should be better maintained);

- a meal upon embankment would have been very nice; and

- we were provided western food on the first night this should have been a choice prior to embankment, as we preferred a more traditional Chinese meal, which we requested for the second night.

Again, I would like to re-iterate that the tour was very good.

Thanks,

Steve

Steve‚ , May 17, 2018

Dear Johnson

We had a lovely cruise & we are very pleased to answer your survey questions.

1.  Joseph as our travel consultant you were outstanding.  Your answers to our queries were always immediate & detailed.  Thank you.  Also the guides provided before & after the Cruise were really good for sightseeing & transfer to Yichang Station.  The Bullet Train was very special & greatly enjoyed.

2.  First Class.

3.  Yes, definitely.

4.   Excellent.

5.   Two observations for Century Cruises would be:

     a. A meal (not necessarily a full dinner) should be available on the embarkation evening & be part of the package cost for the Cruise.

     b. The Service Charge would be more correctly gathered at the end of the Cruise.   A 15% service charge for drinks/all extras is excessive - 5% is more realistic & reasonable.

Perhaps you could make these points to them.

6. Yes - unfortunately we don’t have electronic photos.  Our cruise experience was recorded by camcorder & hence is on cassette. We then, by cable, play on our television when we return home next week.

Joseph very many thanks again - we are having a great time with our younger son in Shanghai & are about to leave for a long weekend approx 3 hrs away & ‘Up Country’.

With best wishes

Bob & Elizabeth

Bob & Elizabeth‚ , May 17, 2018

Echo,

My wife and I recently returned from a trip to China which was arranged by your company under the guidance

Of   "Echo Gou". I am writing to say that we have been very impressed by the expertise and communication that

Echo has shown in organising our tour.

Our trip was very memorable and the places and hotels that were organised were beyond our expectations, I have 

No hesitation in recommending your company and Echo to any tourists who are considering a trip to China.

Sincerely

Bill

Bill‚ , May 16, 2018
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Dai Temple
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Mount Tai Scenic Area
Mount Tai Scenic Area
Mount Tai
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Confucian Temple
Confucian Temple

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