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5D4N FRIENDLY SHANDONG TOUR

5D4N FRIENDLY SHANDONG TOUR
Tour Code: GCT094b
Starting Price: IDR 11.900.000pp
Starts from: Qingdao
Departs from: Qingdao
Departures: Upon request at any date
Destinations: Qingdao, Tai’erzhuang, Qufu, Taian, Qingdao
 
HIGHLIGHTS:
* Dai Temple 
* Xiaoyushan Park
* May Fourth Square
* Tsingtao Beer Museum                       
* Qingdao Night Bazaar
* Qingdao Olympic Centre
* Germany style architecture 
* Qufu Ancient Town 
* Archaize Carriage    
* Shuanglong Lake Bird Viewing 
* Qingdao Eight Great Passes 
* Delicious Chinese Muslim Cuisine
* World Cultural Heritage Site
* Tai’erzhuang Ancient Town 
 
  • Day1 Jakarta - Qingdao (D)
    Gather at Jakarta airport and fly to Qingdao. After airport pick-up, have dinner at local restaurant, then transfer to Qingdao hotel to have a good rest.
     
    Day2 Qingdao-Tai’erzhuang (B/L/D)
    After hotel breakfast, transfer to Tai’erzhuang by coach (about 4.5 hours). Visit Shuanglong Lake Scenic Spot (Bird Watching Park, include battery car), which is located on the south side of the Taierzhuang Xingzhong Road extension line (old canal bridge), focusing on the projects of the wild bird ornamental garden and the ecological experience garden. It combines natural and wild ecological wetland, charming water culture and pure pastoral scenery as a whole. It is a cultural ecological wetland with the protection of wetland ecological resources, wild bird ornamental, scientific research, science popularization, artistic creativity and tourism and leisure vacation.
     
    In the evening, we will visit the World Cultural Heritage site - Tai’erzhuang Ancient Town (Including 30 minutes river cruise). Tai'erzhuang Ancient Town is at the center of the Beijing–Hangzhou Grand Canal, nestled in Tai'erzhuang, Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province (actually at the intersection of Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui, and Henan Provinces), and it boasts of being the most beautiful water town in China. This town boasts 18 ponds and 15 kilometers (9 miles) of streets and lanes along the waterways, as well as old ferries. A boat trip can be taken to tour around the town. In the evening, we will have featured cruise along the town river to admire the beautiful evening view of the ancient town. Then check in hotel and have good rest. 
     
     
     
     
    Day3 Tai’erzhuang - Qufu - Taian (B/L/D)
    After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Qufu by coach (about 2 hours). We will have a tour in this ancient town by taking Archaize Carriage to have a sense of the cultural atmosphere of the eastern holy city. Qufu is a city in southwestern Shandong Province, China. It is located about 130 kilometers south of the provincial capital Jinan and 45 km northeast of the prefectural seat at Jining. Qufu has an urban population of about 60,000, and the entire administrative region has about 650,000 inhabitants. 
     
    After lunch, take coach to Taian (about 1 hour). Upon arrival, we will visit Dai Temple. Situated to the north of Tai'an City, the Dai Temple is a Taoist temple as well as the largest and best-preserved architectural complex on Mt. Taishan. Also called the East Dai Temple, it is one of the four most famous ancient architectural complexes including the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Temple of Confucius, the Kong Family Mansion and the cemetery of Confucius in Qufu, and the Mountain Resort in Chengde. Followed by visitng Tiandi Sqaure which is the main gate of Tai Mountain. In this square, we will have chance to understand the origin of the traditional Chinese culture and the place of heaven and earth, the historical origin of the Millennium monarch held in Taishan, Dengfeng. Afterwards, we will check in Taian hotel. 
     
     
     
    Day4 Taian - Qingdao (B/L/D)
    After breakfast, transfer to Qingdao by coach (about 4.5 hours). Upon arrival, visit the iconic site Zhanqiao Pier which is situated in Qingdao Bay, along Taiping Road, near Taiping Road's intersection with Zhongshan Road. Construction of the pier was started in 1891, and was completed a year later, in 1892. It was Qingdao's first pier. Prior to the construction of this pier, Qingdao was a tiny fishing village.
     
    Straight after, we will visit in Qingdao is the Eight Great Passes ( also called as “Badaguan”) which is made up of streets named after great military forts of the ancient times. It was originally a residential area for the Germans built when Qingdao was a German protectorate (1897-1914). Next stop, we will visit Xiao Yu Shan Park to have a panoramic view of Qingdao City. As the first park hill with a style of classical gardens in Qingdao, this top terrace of this park offers tourists a fantastic panoramic view of Qingdao. 
     
    Then we will visit May Fourth Square. The square is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Qingdao and is bordered by the city government to the north, the sea to the south, and residential and commercial buildings on either side. On pleasant days May Fourth Square fills with young couples on the ground and kites in the air. Then have a visit to Qingdao Olympic Theme Park. This iconic park was built in 2008. As you step inside, you will find there is a structure of a huge torch in the center of the park as a symbol of the 2008 Olympic Games. In the evening, free shopping at Qingdao Taitung Night Market which is the largest commercial street in Qingdao. Check into the hotel for rest after dinner.
     
     
     
    Day5 Qingdao -Jakarta (B/L)
    After breakfast, we will visit Tsingtao Beer Factory, which is the home of China’s Iconic Brew. Tsingtao Beer is a world-famous manufacturing enterprise special in brewing. German Beer Company Qingdao Branch established in 1903, China’s first brewing factory that built with European technology was the predecessor of the Tsingtao Brewery Company. During the visiting, we will have chance to see the production line of the beer factory to study how each can of beer is produced, as well as sip a pint of Tsingtao Beer to feel its amazing taste. After lunch, transfer to Qingdao airport to take homeward flight return to Jakarta 
     
     
     
    Note: Itinerary may be amended by tour guide owing to unforeseen circumstances but places to visit remain the same.

     

  • Deluxe Prices (5-star hotel accommodation)

    Valid Time

    Room Type

    26 Pax & Above

    NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2018

    Double/Triple Occupancy

    IDR 11.900.000

    Single Room Supplement

    IDR 1.600.000


    Child Rate: (2 to 12 years old):100 % with bed; 90% without bed
    Infant Rate: (Below 2 years old): 35 %
    FOC: 25 PAX +1FOC
     
    Flight Details: 
    Jakarta-Qingdao MF822   ETD06:55   ETA16:45
    Qingdao-Jakarta MF821   ETD 15:05   ETA22:30
     
    Remarks: 
    1)  All above rates are base on seat in coach
    2)  NO FOC for single supplement (Rp1, 600,000/pax)
    3)  NO FOC for Airport Tax (Rp2,600,000/pax)
    4)  All above rates are not valid for group of students
    5)  All above rates are only valid for 26 pax base on one coach with 37/53 seats
    6)  Free checked in baggage allowance: 1PC with 20KG; 
    7)  Free carry-on baggage allowance: 1PC with 5KG
     
    The above flights are only for your reference currently, and final schedule will be informed once they are authorized by National Civil Aeronautics Administration.
    Included in the Quotation are:
    1)  Air tickets (Jakarta-Qingdao-Jakarta by economy class, with taxes)
    2)  Travel Accident Insurance
    3)  Accommodation with breakfast
    4)  Meals as specified in the itinerary
    5)  Private land transfers by air-conditioned company coach
    6)  All entrance fees of sightseeing places as mentioned in the itinerary
    7)  Private escorted tour with service of experienced English / Chinese speaking guide
    8)  One bottle of mineral water per pax per day
    Excluded in the Quotation are:
    Optional tour
    Tipping
    personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
    Optional Tour :
    1)  CRUISE RMB 100 / PAX (QINQ DAO).
    2)  GUEST HOUSE (GERMAN GOVERNOR HOUSE) RMB 80 / PAX (QING DAO).
    3)  TAIDONG NIGHT MARKET RMB 50 / PAX (QING DAO).
    4)  CONFUCIUS MANSION RMB 120 / PAX (QING DAO).
    5)  FENGSHAN PERFORMANCE RMB250 / PAX (TAI’AN)
    Note: since winter is coming, the FENGSHAN PERFORMANCE will be closed recently, but not fixed date yet; if it is closed, will change to Chinese shadow puppetry (indoor performance).
    Reservation
    For reservation, please send an email to info@GrandChinaTravel.com. For details of payment, please read our Terms & Conditions.

     

  • 5D4N FRIENDLY SHANDONG TOUR

    Qingdao

    Gloria Plaza Hotel Qingdao or similar

    Taierzhuang

    Lanqi Hotel or similar

    Taian

    Sheraton Tai’an or similar

     

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