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Friendly Shandong Tour 6 Days

Friendly Shandong Tour 6 Days
• Tour Code: GCT092
• Starting Price: USD380 per person
• Departure Dates: Upon request at at any date
• Features: Private guide & vehicle
• Starts from: Yantai
• Departs from: Jinan
• Destinations: Yantai, Qixia, Qingdao, Weifang, Zhoucun, Taian, Qufu, Jinan 


  • Day 1: Arrival in Yantai, Meet & Greet at Airport, transfer for dinner at local restaurant, then transfer to Hotel
    Meals Included: Dinner at local restaurant
    After warm welcome from our guide at airport, transfer to local restaurant for dinner, then check in hotel for rest. 
    Day 2: After Breakfast, bus to Qixia, Qixia Mu's Manor, Bus to Qingdao, May Fourth Square, Qingdao Olympic Theme Park, Qingdao Taitung Night Market.
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at local restaurants
    Hotel breakfast. Transfer to Qixia by coach. Upon arrival, visit Qixia Mu’s Manor which is the largest landlord manor in the northern China, it is also the best preserved and the most classic landlord manor in China, it is also called as small Forbidden City. This manor was built in the Qing dynasty and belongs to Mu family, as well as covers an area of more than 20,000 square meters with more than 480 rooms. The construction of this manor costs huge amount of money back to that time. 
    After visiting, continue the journey to Qingdao. 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. Check into the hotel for rest after dinner. In the evening, free shopping at Qingdao Taitung Night Market which is the largest commercial street in Qingdao.
    Day 3: After breakfast, Qingdao Zhanqiao Pier, Zhongshan Road,  Picai Yard, Eight Great Passes, Bus to Weifang, Yangjiabu.
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at local restaurants
    After hotel breakfast, we will carry on our tour in Qingdao. The first stop we will visit today is Qingdao 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. Afterwards, we will visit the hundred years old Zhongshan Road and Picai Yard which locates in the Jiangning Road which is between Zhongshan Road and Hebei Road, where is famous snack street of Qingdao.The last place 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).
    Then we will take coach to Weifang. Upon arrival, visit the Yangjiabu which is a great village for Chinese traditional folk art. Inside the village, the Yangjiabu Kite Factory, built in 1986, is famous for the largest of its kind nationwide, and now has gradually turned into a showcase, namely Yangjiabu Folklore Garden, for kites, woodcut new year pictures as well as other forms of local folk art.  

    Day 4: After Breakfast, Zhoucun Ancient Commercial Street, Bus to Taian, Mount Tai Scenic Area.
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at local restaurants

    After breakfast,we will firstly visit Zhoucun Ancient Commercial Street. Zhoucun is a national historical and cultural ancient commercial five-arched, lu shang culture birthplace, famous movie and television filming base of three major brands. Well-known scenic spots have thousand Buddha temple group, modest economic profit, employees, etc. 
    Then we will take coach to Taian to visit the Mount Tai Scenic Area (also called as “Taishan”, include return cable car). Mount Tai is a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai'an, in Shandong province, China. The tallest peak is the Jade Emperor Peak, which is commonly reported as 1,545 metres tall, but is described by the PRC government as 1,532.7 metres. In the Mount Tai Scenic Area, we will visit the Peach Garden, Tianjie, South Tianmen Gate and Jade Emperor Top. After dinner, we will play the Lotus Light to pray for a blessing in the evening. 
    Day 5: After Breakfast, Bus to Qufu and Jinan, Daming Lake Park, Black Tiger Spring, Furong Street.
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at local restaurants
    After breakfast, we will take the coach to Qufu, 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. After lunch, we will transfer to Jinan by coach, and visit Daming Lake Park. The lake is reputed as the pearl of the city of springs. After dredging up, cleaning, renovation and expansion of the building, the lake has become one of the famous scenic spots in Jiannan City. Main visiting spots in the Daming Lake Park include Lixia Pavilion, North Pole Pavilion, Jiaxuan Ancestral Temple, Minghu Pavilion, Tiegong Ancestral Temple, Xiayuan Garden, and Little Canglang Pavilion. Then we will visit Black Tiger Spring, also called Heihu Spring, is one of the four largest spring groups (Baotu Spring, Pearl Spring and Five Dragon Pool) in Jinan. Later on, we will visit the Furong Street. On this street, you will see many stalls which sell snacks, souvenirs and featured products.
    Day 6: Departure from Jinan
    Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel
    Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.


  • Deluxe Prices (5-star hotel accommodation)

    Valid Time

    Room Type

    2 Pax

    3-5 Pax

    6-9 Pax

    10 Pax & Above

    Jan to Dec

    Double/Triple Occupancy





    Single Room Supplement





    Pricing Policy
    The prices are based on per person, twin sharing basis
    Infants (under 2 years of age) traveling with parents: free of charge
    Child (2 -12 years of age) sharing a bed: 100% of the adult price
    Child (2 -12 years of age) sharing no bed: 75% of the adult price
    Tour Price Inclusions
    Hotel accommodations with daily Buffet Breakfast at hotel)
    Meals as specified (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner at local restaurants)
    Private air-conditioned car/van/coach for land transportation
    Experienced English language speaking tour guide
    All admission tickets to sightseeing places
    All government taxes
    Tour Price Exclusions
    Optional tour & Insurance
    International airfare to and departing from Qingdao
    Chinese Tourist Visa
    Excursions and activities not included in itinerary
    Gratuities to GCT service staffs (please refer to Travel Information)
    Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, etc
    For reservation, please send an email to Please inform us: the tour code; the number of travelers; your name as appeared in passport; your passport number; the date of arrival in China and your international flight number. For details of payment, please read our Terms & Conditions.


  • Deluxe Hotels for Friendly Shandong Tour 8 Days


    The Wyndham Grand Qingdao or similar


    Days Inn Business Place Boyue Yantai or similar


    Horizon International Hotel Gaomi or similar


    Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel or similar


    Tai'an Dong Yue Resort or similar

    The Wyndham Grand Qingdao
    Add: No.220, Heilonjiang Middle Road, Yancheng District, Qingdao
    Tel: +86-532-80988888
    The Wyndham Grand Qingdao (Qingdao Yinshatan Wendemu Zhizun Jiudian) is a contemporary low-rise beach resort that emphasises its natural surroundings. The hotel is located 55 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes south of downtown Qingdao, overlooking the city skyline and the silver sand beach. The hotel boasts 518 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites as well as five specialty restaurants and bars. With access to a private beach, an indoor pool and a spa, the hotel is a luxurious leisure destination and also the closest international luxury beach resort to Beijing and Shanghai. Additionally, there are 12, 800 square metres of meeting space and the largest pillar-less grand ballroom in mainland China, capable of seating 3, 600 guests and making the Wyndham Grand Qingdao an unparalleled destination for meetings and events. Whatever the purpose of one's stay, they are sure to feel welcome at the Wyndham Grand Qingdao. Wyndham Grand Qingdao welcomes guests to experience exotic flair. Come and enjoy Shandong hospitality in this stylish beach resort.
    Days Inn Business Place Boyue Yantai
    Add: No.117, Hainan Road, Laishan District, Yantai
    Tel: +86-535-6092222
    Located in Laishan District in Yantai, Days Inn Business Place Boyue Yantai features spacious guestrooms and a restaurant. Free WiFi is accessible in all areas. It also offers free parking for staying guests. It is a 7-minute drive from Yantai South Railway Station while Yantai Railway Station is a 25-minute drive away. The nearest airport is Yantai Penglai International Airport, a 50-minute drive from the hotel. Rooms here are all air-conditioned and come with a satellite TV, a seating area with sofa and in-room minibar. Enjoy a cup of coffee from your terrace or balcony. Private bathroom is fitted with a bathtub and shower. There is a 24-hour front desk at Days Inn Business Place Boyue Yantai, where guests can store their luggage. Staff at tour desk will gladly help with tickets booking and car hire. It also has a kids' club and library on site. Days Inn Business Place Boyue Yantai has been welcoming guests since 18 Nov 2016.
    Horizon International Hotel Gaomi
    Add: No.2166, Kangcheng Street Gaomi Weifang
    Tel: +86-536-5829555
    Horizon International Hotel Gaomi is a 5 star comprehensive hotel which is located in Gaomi Development Zone of Weifang City. It is adjacent to Economical Technological Development Zone. To its East borders on tourist city Qingdao. The hotel is facing Jiao Lake and near to railways and expressways which formed a communication net that radiated to all the directions. Numerous tourist attractions surrounded it. Taking 10minuts to train station by drive.15minuts to the entrance of Jiannan to Qingdao Expressway. 15minuts to Jiaozhou International airport. It boasts 21 floors with 310 exquisitely designed rooms including no-smoking rooms. You can enjoy free gym for health as well as swimming. KTV and Massage. There are 4 Chinese restaurants that featured with specialty cuisines and fishing foods. A Western restaurant and a Coffee Bar are available for your relaxation and exotic tastes. We have few surroundings around us which would leave you a secluded natural environment and noiseless air. All of our staff will be waiting for your arrival with our cordial profession.
    Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel
    Add: No.6 Aoti Middle Road, Li Cheng, Jinan 
    Tel: +86-531-58909999
    Featuring a free fitness centre, Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel is situated in Jinan, 6 km from Jinan Hongjialou Church and 7 km from Shandong Provincial Museum. You will find a spa and wellness centre at Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel. It also has a 24-hour front desk. Black Tiger Spring is 10 km from Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel, while Jiefangge is 10 km away. The nearest airport is Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport, 18 km from Jinan Hong Teng International Hotel.
    Tai'an Dong Yue Resort
    Add: No.2 Huan Shan East Road, Taishan, Taian
    Tel: +86-0538-6212888
    The Dong Yue Hotel (Dongyue Shanzhuang) is a business hotel located in southern Taishan. Close to the Taishan Mountain Scenic Area, this hotel is a great choice for those wanting to emulate the emperors of old and climb to the peak. This Taishan hotel is equipped with flat screen TVs, work desks and other luxurious facilities, and offers apartments, guestrooms, business apartments and single-rooms. Chinese regional specialties are available in the on-site restaurants giving guests a taste tour of the country’s culinary diversity. For the convenience of business guests, the hotel's International Convention Hall is equipped with a simultaneous interpretation system, and nine meeting rooms are available, the largest of which seats up to 280 people. There is also an on-site travel agent to facilitate all further travel. Whether guests make it to Taishan’s peaks unaided or with the help of the cable car, the hotel’s sauna and massage facilities are on hand to sooth aching feet. Those with energy to burn can take advantage of the tennis courts, a swimming pool and gym, while those just looking for pure fun can hit the bowling alley, golf simulator or dance hall.


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We have returned safe, sound and very pleased. This is just a brief note to thank you for your hospitality, care and attention for details. We were a bit anxious before starting this tour but thanks to your organizing skills we have returned with great bundles of very happy memories. Your guides are all wonderfully dedicated individuals. They made our stay and movements easy, enjoyable and educational.

A small group from Toronto is soon departing for a 20 day tour with you. I have no doubt they would benefit from your expertise just as much as we did, or more. We have already talked about your organization and its people to a number of our friends. We will be happy to talk to any one else at your suggestion.

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