2-Day Private Bullet Train Trip to Jinan and Qufu from Zhengzhou

Join this 2 day private tour to travel from Zhengzhou to Jinan and Qufu by bullet train. Jinan is regarded as the City of Spring. Stop by some of Jinan’s most famous natural sites as you explore Baotu Spring and Daming Lake. While, Qufu City is known as the hometown of Confucius. Learn about the the history of the region and Confucius culture from your local guide as you visit the World Cultural Heritage sites including Temple of Confucius, Confucius Family Mansion and Confucius Cemetery. This private 2 day tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, local lunch and bullet train ride. Please book your own hotel in Jinan.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Professional guide
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Train Tickets
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Baotu Spring Park
    • Entry/Admission - Furong Ancient Street
    • Entry/Admission - Daming Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Confucius Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Former Residence of Confucius in Qufu
    • Entry/Admission - Confucius' Parents' Cemetery
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation in Jinan
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Zhengzhou - Jinan (L)

    Stop At: Baotu Spring Park, No.1 Baotuquan South Road, Lixia District, Jinan 250011 China
    Your driver will take you from Zhengzhou city hotels lobby to the Zhengzhou South Railway Station. Take the morning train to Jinan (about 4 hours). Upon arrival, meet your friendly local tour guide, you will be transferred to Baotu Spring directly.

    According to experts' research, Baotu Spring has a history of 3,543 years, dating back to the Shang Dynasty (16th –11th BC). The spring retains its temperature at 18 degree Celsius (64.4 degree Fahrenheit) all year round. Stroll around the pavilions and courtyards in the park, listen as your knowledgeable guide offers an interesting introduction to the park’s history. 
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Furong Ancient Street, Lixia District, Jinan 250011 China
    Move on to Furong Ancient Street where merchants have conducted business for over 2,000 years.There was a broad mix of shops and eateries. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the nearby restaurant. 
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Daming Lake, No.271 Daminghu Road, Jinan 250000 China
    Next, heading to Daming Lake. Daming Lake is a large natural lake formed from a number of springs. The lake is surrounded by a park with an ensemble of historical buildings, including pavilions, temples, gardens, bridges, etc. Over the centuries, Daming Lake has inspired many poets, painters, calligraphers, and scholars. Spend some leisure time here to enjoy the peaceful park. 

    Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Jinan( Booked on your own)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Jinan - Qufu - Zhengzhou

    Stop At: Confucius Temple, Shendao Road, Qufu 273100 China
    Your tour guide will pick you up from your Jinan Hotel's lobby, then take a 40 minutes bullet train ride to Qufu. 

    Your first stop is the Temple of Confucius which was first built in 478BC to commemorate Confucius. The temple has been reconstructed over the centuries. More than 300 buildings erected through the Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Stroll around the halls and courtyards with your tour guide, learn about the symbolic significance of the architecture,  admire the statue of Confucius, pay a visit to the stone tablets, steles and pavilions, discover Confucius' life experience, and many other historic and cultural items related to Confucius and Confucius culture.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Former Residence of Confucius in Qufu, Within the city, Qufu 273100 China
    Then, walk through the small market continue to explore the Kong Family Mansion.The descendants of Confucius live here and they were in charge of conducting elaborate religious ceremonies on occasions such as plantings, harvests, honoring the dead, and birthdays. 
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Confucius' Parents' Cemetery, Fangshan Country, Qufu 273100 China
    After lunch, you will visit the Confucian Cemetery which served as the family graveyard of Confucius and his descendants for more than two thousand years. It is the largest, oldest, and best-preserved single-family cemetery in China. 

    Finally, your tour guide will take you to Qufu Railway Station for your train back to Zhengzhou (approx. 3 hours).

    Once arrives, your driver will pick you up at Zhengzhou South Railway Station and transfer you back to your hotel in Zhengzhou City. (Booked on your own)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver will waiting for you at the exit of the arrival hall by holding your name sign, please provide train nubmer and hotel information when make booking
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P542

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