Shandong Treasures 12 Days

Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/19/2017-04/19/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
05/17/2017-05/17/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $550.00
06/14/2017-06/14/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00
07/12/2017-07/12/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00
08/16/2017-08/16/2017 $1349.00 $900.00 $2249.00 $600.00
09/06/2017-09/06/2017 $1349.00 $800.00 $2149.00 $600.00
09/20/2017-09/20/2017 $1349.00 $800.00 $2149.00 $600.00
10/11/2017-10/11/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00
Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/19/2017-04/19/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
05/17/2017-05/17/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $550.00
06/14/2017-06/14/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00
07/12/2017-07/12/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00
08/16/2017-08/16/2017 $1349.00 $900.00 $2249.00 $600.00
09/06/2017-09/06/2017 $1349.00 $800.00 $2149.00 $600.00
09/20/2017-09/20/2017 $1349.00 $800.00 $2149.00 $600.00
10/11/2017-10/11/2017 $1349.00 $1100.00 $2449.00 $600.00

Day 1 | USA-Enroute-Beijing  

We fly to Beijing, the starting point for our Shandong adventure.

Day 2 | Arrive in Beijing  

Arrive in the nation's capital and greet our tour guide in the arrivals hall. Transfer to our luxury accommodations and rest up for tomorrow's tour to Shandong Province.

Day 3 | Beijing -Yantai  AB,D

Free at leisure before transfer to the airport for a flight bound for Yantai. Upon arrival, we immediately begin our city tour with a visit to Zhangyu Winery Museum*. The Zhangyu Winery was established in 1892, mainly produces brandy and red wines, and now is the largest winery in Asia. Enjoy the chance to sample the wine.

Day 4 | Yantai -Penglai -Weihai  AB,L,D

Our sightseeing tour of Yantai starts with an excursion to Penglai*, a fairyland-like resort on the northernmost tip of Shangdong Peninsula. The mystique of Penglai is mostly ascribed to the mirages that occur beyond the sea, and the Penglai Pavilion proves an ideal place for watching the sea, the sunrise, and the sunset. Later, Yantai Hill* is visited. Located in the north part of the city, Yantai Hill with its” Yantai Stone” Lighthouse has become the symbol and one of the must-see in Yantai. In the afternoon, we tour toward the famed port city Weihai by motorcoach.

Day 5 | Weihai -Qingdao  AB,L,DP

Weihai was known as Weihaiwei before. There is Liugong Island* known as “Fence in the East”, has been opened as a state forest park. During the Sino-Japanese War, the commander's headquarters of the Chinese Beiyang Navy was built on the island. The Jiawuzhanzheng Museum* and Huancui Park* are also visited before we leave for Qingdao, a beautiful harbour city on the Yellow Sea. Numerous European style villas and churches have turned this city into a veritable world architecture museum. After a whole day sightseeing, a fine seafood dinner will be provided for your enjoyment.

Day 6 | Qingdao -Laoshan -Qingdao  AB,L,DP

Our day starts with a visit to Laoshan*, the “Top Spectacular Mountain on the sea”. Renowned of the visits of Qinshihuang and Emperor Wudi of the Han, Laoshan is famous as the cradle of Chinese Taoism as well. Taiqing Palace*, the most famous Taoist temple in Laoshan, is visited as well. Qingdao Beer is one of the finest brands in China. The Qingdao Beer Museum* was built in celebration of the 100- year anniversary of the brand. We visit the museum and have a chance to sample the beer. In the afternoon we take a boat ride* to the sea, and overlook the beautiful Little Qingdao Isle far away. Zhanqiao Pier and Zhanshan Temple* are visited before we end up the day with a Shandong specialty cuisine dinner.

Day 7 | Qingdao -Taian  AB,L,D

After visits to Xiaoyushan Park *(Little Fish Hill), the May Fourth Square and Sculpture Museum, we depart Qingdao and drive to Taian, an ancient city renowned for Mount Tai.

Day 8 | Taian  B,L,D

Whole day excursion to Mount Tai*, a historical and cultural significance located north of Taian. As one of the “Five Sacred Mountains” in China, Mt. Tai has been a place of worship for emperors for at least 3,000. Since 1987, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Our first stop at the foot of Mt. Tai is Dai Temple*, the largest and most complete ancient building complex in the area. From here, we go up to the summit via cable car*.

Day 9 | Taian -Qufu -Taian  B,L,DP

Today we take an excursion to Qufu, the hometown of Confucius. The three most famous cultural sites of the city, collectively known as Sankong (The Three Confucian Sites), are the Temple of Confucius*, the Cemetery of Confucius*, and the Kong Family Mansion*. Together, these three sites have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. Before we drive back to Taian, we enjoy Kong Family Banquet.

Day 10 | Taian -Jinan  B,L,DP

Proceed to Jinan with a stop at Lingyen Temple*. Upon arrival at Jinan, the city tour shows us some famous attractions including Bao Tu Springs*, Daming Lake*, and Chuancheng Square. Taste Shangdong specialty cuisine for dinner.

Day 11 | Jinan -Beijing  B

Our Shandong adventure draws to a close as we depart Jinan and board a high speed train bound for Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing, transfer to hotel and enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 12 | Beijing -USA  AB

Board the international flight back home.

Superior Features & Inclusions

  • All five star hotel accommodations:

    Beijing....................................................................New Otani Hotel (5★)

    Yantai.....................................Sheraton Yantai Golden Beach Resort (5★)

    Weihai............................................................ Haiyue Jianguo Hotel (5★)

    Qingdao...........................................................Le Meridien Qingdao (5★)

    Taian........................................................................Sheraton Hotel (5★)

    Jinan...................................................... Hyatt Regency Jinan Hotel (5★)

  • Daily comprehensive sightseeing program as outlined in the itinerary.

  • Fine meals as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines:

    Qingdao....................................... Shandong Snack Food, Seafood Cuisine

    Qufu.........................................................................Kong Family Banquet

    Jinan............................................................Shandong Traditional Cuisine

  • Experienced and knowledgeable tour guide throughout China.

  • Air-conditioned tour coach with professional driver service.

  • A bottle of mineral water is provided on the bus every day.

  • Travel Insurance is provided at no additional charge to you !

  • Easy recognized luggage tag, badge, and document holder are provided for your convenience.

  • Select city packages are available for you to extend your trip before or after the tour. See City Packages for more information.

Executive Superior Cabins & suites with luxury amenities