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Half Day Jinan Tour

Highlights / General details

Baotu Spring Park is a natural rock and spring garden unique in ethnic style. Baotu Spring, the best one among the famous 72 springs in Jinan, is hailed as "the first spring under the heaven". With its earliest account in "Spring and Autumn Annals", it has a long history of more than 2,600 years. Baotu Spring was formed because of Jinan's special geographical position and geological structure. The spring has three mouths, with water droplets falling around, with a surrounding area of 3.3 hectares, the spring gives thunderous sounds, and water columns surge upward, looking like spinning wheels, which is very spectacular.

Black Tiger Spring (Heihuquan) lies in the southeastern part of the old city district of Ji'nan. On the southern wall of the pool are three carved stone tiger heads and from the tiger mouths spring water comes out. Hence, it gets the name of the spring. However, someone believes that spring water dashing against rocks produces a noise like the roars of a tiger: hence the name.

Black Tiger Spring is one of the four most famous springs of Ji'nan, ranking first in rate of flow among all the springs inside and outside the city. As with most of Ji'nan's springs, the best time to visit this sight is at peak rainfall, generally around July and August.

Inclusion

Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program; Local English-speaking tour guide for transfer and sightseeing program; Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.

Exclusion

Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver.

Hours of operation

Available daily at 8:00am or 1:00pm.

Duration

Approximately 4 hours.

Exclusion

Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver.

Hours of operation

Available daily at 8:00am or 1:00pm.

Duration

Approximately 4 hours.

Itinerary

When traveling to Jinan, a visit to the spring is a must, for it is a famous 'Springs City' boasting hundreds of springs.

Today, our guide will accompany you to tour the Baotu Spring and the Black Tiger Spring. Baotu Spring is renowned as the best of the 72 famous springs in Jinan and the earliest of them included in history records. Here, you could enjoy the water bursting out from the three outlets, creating thunderous sounds and spraying water jets; you could appreciate the ancient pavilions and halls reflecting in the clear water, creating a landscape virtually emulating paradise. The Black Tiger Spring is one of the four most famous spring groups in Jinan. It is named so because the water pours out from three stone sculptures in the shape of tiger head and the sound created is like the tiger roaring.

Our guide will transfer you back to your hotel after the tour ends.

Policies

This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers per booking.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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