This 3-day Qingdao and Laoshan Private Tour takes you to discover the captivating blend of coastal charm and cultural treasures. Begin in Qingdao, a coastal gem boasting historical Zhan Bridge, panoramic views from Lanchao Pavilion, and the modern vibrancy of May Fourth Square. Venture to the serene Mt. Laoshan, where Longtan Waterfall and Taiqing Palace offer natural beauty and spirituality. Delve into Qingdao’s beer heritage at the Beer Museum. Unveil history in Eight Great Passes. A perfect fusion of history, nature, and culture awaits.
2. Discover the serene allure of Mt. Laoshan, where waterfalls cascade and Taiqing Palace whispers tales of spirituality.
3. Explore Qingdao Beer Museum, uncovering the city’s beer-making heritage and savoring the flavors of its past.
4. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of May Fourth Square, a modern hub honoring historical significance.
5. Wander through the Eight Great Passes, exploring colonial forts that tell tales of Qingdao’s intriguing past.
- Day 1: Qingdao ArrivalZhan Bridge, Little Fish Hill Park
Welcome to the picturesque city of Qingdao! Upon your arrival at the airport (recommended before 2:00 pm), your friendly guide and driver will be eagerly waiting to greet you.
Your journey begins with a transfer to Zhan Bridge, an iconic symbol of Qingdao's maritime history. Admire the views of the sea and bustling harbor. Following this, your exploration continues to Little Fish Hill Park. Take a leisurely stroll through lush greenery and charming pathways. Ascend Lanchao Pavilion for a breathtaking panoramic vista of the city and the ocean.
As the day's adventures conclude, your guide will escort you to your chosen hotel. They will assist you with the check-in process, ensuring a seamless and comfortable start to your stay in Qingdao.
Accommodation: in Qingdao
- Day 2: Discovering Mt. Laoshan & Beer HeritageLongtan Waterfall, Taiqing Palace, Qingdao Beer Museum
After indulging in a delightful breakfast at your hotel, get ready for a day of exploration.
A scenic drive takes you to the renowned Mt. Laoshan, a natural wonder that boasts serene landscapes and significant cultural sites. Prepare to be captivated by the tranquil beauty of the mountain.
Your first stop within Mt. Laoshan is the mesmerizing Longtan Waterfall. Feel the mist on your skin as you marvel at the cascading waters surrounded by lush foliage. Continue your ascent to Taiqing Palace, a Taoist temple that exudes an air of spirituality. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings and gain insights into ancient practices.
To conclude the day on a flavorful note, make your way to the Qingdao Beer Museum. Uncover the city's beer-making history and traditions, and perhaps even sample some local brews.
Return to your hotel, carrying with you the memories of a day filled with natural wonders and cultural richness.
Meal: Breakfast + Lunch
Accommodation: in Qingdao
- Day 3: Exploring Culture and FarewellMay Fourth Square, Eight Great Passes
Begin your day with a visit to May Fourth Square, a modern urban space that commemorates the May Fourth Movement. Stroll around the square, take in the sculptures and architecture, and absorb the vibrant atmosphere.
Journey onward to the Eight Great Passes, a collection of historic forts that echo the city's past as a colonial port. Explore the relics and imagine the tales they hold from a bygone era.
As the day unfolds, your driver will accompany you to the airport or train station, ensuring a timely departure for your onward journey.
Should you be tempted to extend your adventure and explore more of China's wonders, feel free to connect with your travel consultant to plan additional destinations.
With warm wishes for your journey's continuation, we hope your time in Qingdao leaves you with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for its beauty and culture.
Tour Price ($=USD)
From $689 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.