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Confucian Culture Tour from Beijing to Qufu

4-Day, Beijing, Taian, Qufu, Private Tour (CT-BJ-14)

Confucian Culture Tour from Beijing to Qufu
Confucian Culture Tour from Beijing to Qufu
Forbidden City
The Forbidden City used to be the core of China's power and culture.
Great Wall
The Great Wall at Mutianyu Section in a clear day.
Guozijian in Beijing
The hall of Guozijian (aka Imperial Academy), where the emperors used to give lecture to the students.
Tian'anmen Square
Tian'anmen Square has an important standing in China's history and in people's hearts.
Confucius Temple
Confucius Temple in Qufu, Shandong.


Peggie Lv,

Tour Manager

Specially designed for student groups or layover travelers in Beijing stretching out to Shandong. Take high speed train and get on the top of Mountain Tai, get a sense of Confucian culture in Confucius' hometown: Qufu.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1


The Forbidden City
A crane statue at the Forbidden City, a symbol of longevity and peace.

Destinations & activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong visit, Guozijian (Imperial Academy), Confucius Temple and a pearl store

Today your Beijing tour guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby. The first stop is the world's largest public suqare: Tian'anmen Square. Getting in the gate of the Forbidden City, you are walking into the history of China.

After lunch, you will stop by a time-honored pearl store. Later, you will get to Guozijian, aka the Imperial Academy and visit Confucius Temple nearby. Later, take a rickshaw ride in the Hutong.


- Smart Tips:

  • Today's visit ends up at the Hutong erea in Dongcheng District. You can extend your adventure to Nanluogu Xiang for clubing, lounging, dining or simply window-shopping.
  • Find a nice restaurant nearby for a bite of Peking Duck, we recommend Hua's Restaurant for it's right in the neighborhood. Find more info on our tag "Solo Adventure!".
  • Ready to rock? Mao Live House is bringing international artists together in the name of rock'n'roll. A good place to check out China's up and coming music trend. More info is on our tag.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch in Bai Shi Da Restaurant


    Day 2


    Mutianyu Section
    Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall

    Destinations & activities: The Temple of Heaven, Great Wall at Mutianyu Section and a cloisonne factory

    As your Beijing tour guide walks your way to the site, you can see many local folks take the holy site Temple of Heaven as an open-air playground for Taichi, Yangko and sword dancing.

    Next stop for today is the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. A one-way cable car ride and one-way slide-way is included in our trip. Later, stop by to see how the cloisonne ware comes out at a cloisonne factory before heading back.

    Later at night, your Beijing tour guide will escort you to the train station and an onward train will take you to Xi'an.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Sliding down the Great Wall would count as an excitment, however, you can request to change to one-way cable car ride if you prefer.
  • Ease your body with a traditional Chinese massage after the visit to the Great Wall. Find more info on our tag about ISpa, one of the high-notch massage and spa centers in Beijing.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Xinshuangquan Restaurant


    Day 3

    Beijing to Tai'an, Tai'an to Qufu (High Speed Train No.G111 0843 - 1035)

    Mountain Tai
    Mountain Tai in Tai'an.

    Destinations & activities: Transfer to the train station, Mountain Tai, Dai Temple and land transfer to Qufu

    Early in the morning, you will take a high speed train to Tai'an.

    After a short break, you will get on the top of Mountain Tai and visit Dai Temple. Have lunch in a local restaurant before we drive to Qufu.

    Check in upon arrival and have some free time around the city.


    - Smart Tips:

  • It takes about 1 hour to drive to Qufu from Tai'an.
  • Our recommendation for your dinner in Qufu: Harmony Little Bean Restaurant, a good place to eat like a locals. More info can be found on our tag.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 4

    Qufu to Tai'an, Tai'an to Beijing (High Speed Train No.G144 1809 - 2000)

    Destinations & activities: Confucius Temple, Confucian Family Graveyard and Confucian Mansion, land transfer to Tai'an and the train station

    You may haven't heard of Qufu, but you must hear of Confucius, who is a great educationalist and philosopher having profound impact in Chinese culture.

    After breakfast, you will visit Confucius Temple, Confucian Masion and Confucian Family Graveyard.

    After lunch and some free time, you will be on the way to Tai'an. Taking a high speed train to Beijing. Our service ends here.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Your China holiday shouldn't end here, book extended tours with us and discover more of China!
  • If you want to go to the airport or hotel in Beijing, please request an airport transfer instead of the transfer to hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch



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    Tour Highlights

    • Easy arrangement with hotel land tour and traansportation
    • Forbidden City and Great Wall in Beijing
    • Mountain Tai with round-trip cable car
    • Confuius' hometown key sites

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