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2 Days Yantai Classic Tour

Best Essence of Yantai

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Yantai, a clean and beautiful city located in the coastline of Shandong Peninsula, is known as the Wonderland with Mountain & Sea and the Capital of Chinese Wine. Visiting Yantai always offer you a relaxing, comfortable, aromatic and self-refreshing holiday with amazing sightseeing.

This 2 days tour takes you to experience the best of Yantai in limited time. Apart from worry-free pick-up and drop-off, you will enjoy the essential highlights of Yantai, including alluring seascape, pleasant beaches, featured European architectures, featured islands as well as some old Chinese structures. Our local private guide and transfer service will make your itinerary go as you expected.

Highlights of this tour

  • Admire the old architectures and natural beauty Penglai Pavilion – a beautiful fairyland described in Chinese Taoist legendary;
  • Explore the history of Chinese grape wine by visiting Changyu Wine Culture Museum – the largest and oldest winery of China;
  • Take a 2 hours' sightseeing sojourn to Royal Yangma Island which is named after Emperor Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of Qin Dynasty, who rested his horses there.

Basic Trip Information

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  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Yantai
Travel Length:
Tour Code:
CD-YTT-02
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCulturePhotograph
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Yantai Arrival

Welcome to Yantai, an attractive coastal city with great sea view and wine fragrance. Our guide will meet you at the airport, train station or hotel and escort you to Yantai Hill Park, the landmark of Yantai. It is located in the northern section of the city, surrounded by sea on three sides, with charming scenery, vast sea area, lush vegetation, clear seawater and strange reefs. The characteristic landscape of mountains, seas, cities and harbors is unique. Climbing to the top of Yantai Hill, you can see Dragon King Temple, built in Ming Dynasty (1368~1644) and now acting as a popular place to pray for happy and prosperous life for local people. From here, you will also be delivered with a wonderful view of the entire Yantai.

After that, pay a visit to Changyu Wine Culture Museum - China’s first world-class professional grape wine museum. It well introduces glorious history of Changyu Wine as well as the history of China’s wine industry and Chinese wine culture. One big highlight of this museum is a century-old and 7-meter-deep underground wine cellar which is responsible for the production and storage of the wine. There are about 600 oak wine barrels cherished in the cellar, and three of them are made of oak from France. Inside the cellar is also an elegantly-decorated bar where travelers can relax and taste a wide range of wines.

Next, you will drive about 30km to Yangma Island. Also referred as Horse-breeding Island, it is a historical site where Qin Shihuang (259BC) – the first emperor of China used to raise horses. The landmark of Yangma Island is a huge sculpture of a white horse standing on the top of a high iron tower. It is a great place to run away from city noise and just immerse yourself in the picturesque scenery – azure sea, verdant plants, rolling hills, craggy reefs, as well as fresh air and interesting history.

After sightseeing, drive back to your hotel accommodation

Overview Yantai City from Yantaishan Hill Zhangyu Wine Culture Museum Seascape Around Yangma Island
Day 2 Yantai Tour & Departure (B, L)

After breakfast in your hotel, you will drive about 1.5 hours to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area, on the peak of Danya Mountain. It is believed that Penglai Pavilion is the place where Emperor Qin Shihuang looked for the elixir of life. And the fairy story of Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea also take place here, which making Penglai Pavilion a legendary fairy land. You will firstly get to Penglai Water City – an ancient water army base well-preserved with water gate, breakwater, wharf, lighthouse, city wall, etc. Passing through Penglai Water City, you will enjoy the magnificent and time-honored architectural complex in Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area, including Sanqing Palace, Lvzu Palace, Tianhou Palace, Longwang (Dragon King) Palace, Mituo Temple, and some other buildings with featured design and decoration. Since ancient times, many poets and literary men had been attracted to Penglai Pavilion because of its mysterious atmosphere. You will appreciate numerous calligraphic works and stone inscriptions left by them. Miraculous mirage also frequently occurs here. If you are lucky, you may be able to take a glance at the illusive scenes hanging between the sky and the sea.

Service ends here, you will be taken to the airport or railway station for you flight of high speed trains to your next destinations.

Spectacular Scenery of Penglai Pavilion Penglai Water City

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