Mount Lao is nearly as famous as the province's other famous mountain, Mount Tai. It is known as one of the birthplaces of Taoism, a place of pilgrimage for centuries. Mount Lao once had 9 palaces, 8 temples, and 72 convents. Many of these places have been lost over the years, but a number of the temples remaining are worth a look for their elegant architecture and their excellent views out to sea. With sheer cliffs and cascading waterfalls, the beautiful mountain is widely recognized in China as a source of the country's best-known mineral water (a vital ingredient in the local brew, Tsingtao).
Today you will visit Taiqing palace, Mountain Laoshan and Dragon waterfall.
You will take excursion bus to Taiqing Palace the Taoist Temple.
At the peak of Taoism, there were nine palaces, eight Taoist temples, and 72 nunneries that housed nearly 1,000 Taoist priests and nuns on the mountain. At present, the Taiqing Palace is the largest and oldest among the preserved Taoist establishments. First built in the early Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), the palace has a history of nearly 1,000 years and features a simple architectural style.
After lunch you will take one way cable car to the Mountain and you will visit the Mountain on foot, today pls have good walking shoes, tks a lot for your understanding.
Dragon Waterfall other name jade Longtan it’s another place you need to see, the water source comes from the elevation 500 meters days teas to go against with the northern fontanel between the mountain valley. The Jianshui River Chuanshan range, along the road has more collected dozens of mountain streams, gathers jet stream, gallops under, goes against in the platform in high approximately 30 meter cliffs, straight runs out outside several feet; The water circled in flight after the midair several is winding, can synthesize Daoist priest approximately 30 meters, the width approximately 5 meters waterfalls, is falling into under the cliff along 90 cliffs in the blue deep pool. That imposing manner, just like a vigorous jade dragon, summit of from the cliff, mounts the clouds and rides the mist, howls under, strikes in the deep pool the water splash four to splash. Under the waterfall under the long shape megalith the sharp first tone, sits under the platform is far may look into the distance from a high place all around the group peak, nearly may look up at "Longtan spurts the rain" the grand scenery.
After the tour you will take private transfer to your hotel in Qingdao city centre or a pointed place in Qingdao down town.
Admission Ticket Free