A. Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Beijing
A tour of Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square, and Palace Museum, known
as the Forbidden City. Dinner at a restaurant.
Day 2 Beijing
A full day excursion to the Great Wall, one of the most amazing feats of human labor.
After lunch, a drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred Way with giant marble figures and
animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD). In
the evening you are treated to a delicious Beijing roasted duck dinner.
Day 3 Beijing
Your sightseeing this morning is the Temple of Heaven, the largest temple complex in
China. After lunch, tour of the Summer Palace, a former summer resort for the royal
family. Dinner at a restaurant.
Day 4 Beijing 270km(4hrs) - Wuqiao 145km (2hrs) - Jinan
Leave for Wuqiao
10:40 A 10-minute rest at a speedy highway service station
en route to Wuqiao.
12:00 Arrive in Wuqiao, the cradle of Chinese acrobatics.
After lunch, visit the newly-built Great World of Wuqiao Acrobatics. Just a look at their
acrobatic skills will make you feel fresh and unusual.
Wuqiao is the place for International Acrobatic Festival which is held every two years.
Many world famous acrobatic masters come here for competition and exchange of skills.
16:00 Leave for Jinan.
18:00 Arrive in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province. Dinner
at a restaurant.
Day 5 Jinan 89km (2hrs) -
Tai'an 77km (1hr) - Qufu
8:00 Leave for Tai'an. On the way visit Lingyan Temple,
famous for its grottoes and stone carvings.
10:00 Arrive in Tai'an, at the foot of Mount Tai, the
highest mountain in eastern China. Take cable car to the top of the mountain and have a
breathtaking panoramic view. Then down the mountain by cable car for lunch and visit Dai
Temple, one of three largest temples in China, which was built for worshipping Mount Tai
in 961AD. The mountain was listed by UNESCO in 1987 as the world natural and cultural
Arrive in Qufu. Dinner at a restaurant.
Day 6 Qufu 180km(2.5hrs) - Xuzhou
Visit Qufu, the birthplace of Confucius, renowned for the magnificent Confucius Temple,
Confucius Mansion and Confucius family cemetery and some other well-preserved historical
sites and relics. The city was listed by UNESCO in 1994 as the world cultural heritage.
Lunch at a restaurant.
13:30 Leave for Xuzhou.
16:00 Arrive in Xuzhou. Visit Guishan Han Tomb. Dinner at a
Day 7 Xuzhou
8:30 Visit Han Dynasty Terra-cotta and Horses Museum and
West Han Chu King's Tomb in Lion Hill.
13:00 Leave for Nanjing, Shanghai or Beijing by coach, train
or air for your onward journey.
B. Tour Costs:
$830 per perosn, double occupancy.
$359 single supplement.
1. 4 star hotel accommations;
2. sightseeing with admissions, and English speaking guide throughout.
3. Three meals per day: West buffet breakfast, Chinese lunches and dinners.
4. Transporation between cities with coaches.
5. Arrival and departure transfers.
International air tickets, visa, airport taxes and tips to the guides and driver.