About this activity
What's included, what's not
Hotel pick up and drop off
Cable car round trip
Private professional guide
Transportation fee during the tour
Entry/Admission - Taishan Geological Park
Entry/Admission - Mount Tai
Entry/Admission - Yuhuang Top
Entry/Admission - Bixia Temple
Transportation fee to your next destination if you choose to end the tour in Tai'an
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Infants must sit on laps
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
What you can expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Qingdao Railway Station, Qing Dao Zhan, Shinan Qu, Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng, China
Your driver will pick you up from your Qingdao city hotels lobby and take you to Qingdao Railway Station. You will take the morning train to Tai'an which takes about 3 hours.
Stop At: Taishan Geological Park, Within Taishan District, Taishan District, Tai'an 271002 China
Upon arrival, your local tour guide will waiting for you at the exit of the arrival hall by holding your name sign. Then you will travel to Taishan Tourist Center.
Take a sightseeing bus to the halfway point on the mountain - Mid-Heaven Gate (Zhongtianmen) which takes about 30 minutes. Then take the panoramic cable-car to the South Heaven Gate (Nantianmen), which brings you an amazing view of the nearby rolling peaks.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Mount Tai, Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000 China
Mount Tai is the most famous sacred mountain of China, with exceptional historic, cultural, aesthetic and scientific value. Settled by humans as early as the Neolithic, the mountain has been worshipped continuously throughout the last three millennia. It is considered one of the most beautiful scenic spots in China and was an important cradle of oriental East Asian culture since the earliest times. On the mountain there are 12 historically recorded imperial ceremonies in homage to Heaven and Earth, about 1,800 stone tablets and inscriptions, and 22 temples.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Yuhuang Top, Tai Mountain, Taishan District, Tai'an 271001 China
Accompanied by your tour guide, stroll around the Jade Emperor Peak. Admire the stone tablets and inscriptions in the area. Walk to Jade Emperor Temple, which was built in honor of the Jade Emperor of Taoism.
Enjoy lunch here.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Bixia Temple, Taishan Top South, Taishan District, Tai'an 271002 China
Explore the Bixia Temple which was built at the year of 1008 during the Song Dynasty. It is the one of the masterpieces among Taoist buildings and represents the high constructing level of ancient Chinese architecture. Gain insight history of Taoism in China and its influence of Chinese culture. Here, you will enjoy a breathtaking bird's eye view of the entire area.
Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Descending from the Jade Emperor Peak to the foot of the mountain.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Daimiao Temple, Back of Beishan Gate, North of Yaoshen Pavilion, Taishan District, Tai'an 271002 China
Depending on your time, you can choose to visit Dai Temple or travel back to railway station.
Dai temple , this is a spot not to be missed. The temple was first built during the Qin Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD), its design has been a replica of the imperial palace. The temple has five major halls and many small buildings. The centerpiece is the Palace of Heavenly Blessings (Tian Kuang), built in 1008. The hall houses the mural painting “The God of Mount Tai Making a Journey” which is 3.3 metres high and 62 metres long. The Dai Temple is surrounded by the 2,100 year-old Han Dynasty cypresses.
After the tour finished, you can choose to end your tour in Tai'an or return Qingdao.