is picturesque coastal city lies in East China's
known as a "pearl on the Yellow Sea,"
Qingdao is surrounded on three sides by water,
with Laoshan Mountain as a backdrop. Qingdao's
red-tiled roofs and verdant foliage complement
its picturesque setting. Its fine beaches, pleasant
climate and popular beer brewery make it widely
appealing to tourists both at home and abroad.
Qingdao, which is the finest aquatic sports centre
in Asia, is well known for water competitions.
Thus it is no surprise that the International
Sail-Boating Association judged that Qingdao is
capable of becoming the site of the sailing contest
after Beijing won the bid for hosting the 2008
Qingdao is well known for its European
style architecture and attractive coastal landscape.
With its abundance of natural beauty and growing
human resources, the year-round schedule of tourist
attractions and events, coupled with numerous
tourist facilities as well as an extensive public
transportation network, make Qingdao an ideal
Laoshan Mountain, With its principal
peak rising 1,100 metres above sea level some
30 kilometres from Qingdao, is characterized by
strange rocks and precipitous cliffs, powerful
and beautiful under crashing waves. Legend has
it that the First Emperor of Qin climbed Laoshan
in 219 B.C. for a view of Penglai and Yongzhou
islands in the sea. An inscribed rock today stands
on the mountains slope to mark the occasion.
In 2008, Qingdao hosted the Sailing
Regattas of the 29th Olympic Games as well as
the 13th Paralympic Games and in 2009 welcomed
sailors from the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR 2008-2009).
In February-March 2010 Qingdao once again welcomed
the sailors of the Clipper Round The World Yacht
Race. Qingdao is now considered China's Sailing
China Great Travel
offers customized Qingdao tours which including
private Qingdao tour packages, group big bus day
trips. The following tours are for your reference.
There are many other travel attractions you can
choose. We are always ready to tailor make a private
and personal Qingdao tour package for you which
can have more tourist destinations included: Beijing,
Jinan, Luoyang, Dalian, Shanghai, Nanjing, Suzhou
or Yangtse River. Just send us an email to get
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4 Days China Qingdao Tour Package
In this tour, you will visit the Laoshan Mountain that is noted for its Taoist culture, there are lots of ancient Taoist buildings in the mountain. Enjoy an exciting exploration of the naval museum; see the weaponry and warships.
China Tour Packages With Qingdao City Included