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Mount Tai

Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
+86 538 621 5013
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A symbol of the Chinese Spirit and the royal object of worship, Mount Tai has many spectacular scenic and historic sites.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
+86 538 621 5013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mount Tai is often regarded as the foremost of the Five Great Mountains of China. Although there are stone steps, climbing from the bottom (Red Gate) to the top (Jade Emperor Peak) may be too challenging a task for most tourists. The best strategy is...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hike. Hot in the morning. Better to hike during the night time. Entrance per adult is 127 RMB for peak season. Gondola or cable car 1 way is 100 RMB. Bus from cable car area to base is 30 RMB. For the hiking trail...More

1  Thank Prasey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most famous mountain in China. It is visually stunning, and the surprising number of structures at or near the summit are not visible from down below. The cable cars are a great way to avoid a few thousand stairs, and provide a...More

Thank Professor-Kunich
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Of course you're walking in nature, but there are wide stone steps the whole way up, so if you're to real nature experiences, this is not the hike for you. It took us 7 hours to get to the South Gate, but we walked all...More

Thank Magnusardottir
Reviewed 13 June 2017

To get the full experience we decided to walk up to the chair lift instead of taking the bus and then going the rest of the way on the chair lift. It took us 2 & 1/2 hours to walk the hundreds of steps so...More

Thank saltycos
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

As part of a group we visited and this couple decided to go up by cable car and walk down as the queue to go down the cable car was very long. Many in the group had no issues, and some walked up as well,...More

1  Thank geoffrog
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Don't expect tranquil mountain trails and untouched nature Do expect a lot of steps, a lot of temples, a lot of locals and a great experience. We walked from the temple in town to the top via the central route in around 4 hours going...More

1  Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Mount Tai is located north of the city of Tai'an, in Shandong province, China. The tallest peak is Yùhuáng Dǐng which is commonly reported as 1,545 metres. Mount Tai has been a place of worship for at least 3,000 years and served as one of...More

1  Thank andr_mo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Tons of information had been written by TA members. This is a sacred site for the Chinese because numerous emperors had made the journeys to pray for prosperty. The tradition continues to today, therefore this site is always crowded. I would stay away during public...More

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A famous place and with good weather the clim b is a breeze but still need to pace well. Recommend to climb up and then take the cable ride down .. also watch out for weather as cable service will stop when there is bad...More

Thank XJH-DT
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Hannah G
16 June 2017|
Response from andr_mo | Reviewed this property |
yes possible. i don't think camping is permitted but there are many travellers' lodge to stay, it is better to stay in will room in case weather gets bad.
Amy W
26 October 2016|
Response from sunjoe075 | Reviewed this property |
yes. people do it all the time. if you don't plan to watch sun raise, you can plan a day trip. going up and down the same day. top of the mountain should not be too crowded in december. you should be able to find lodging on... More
7 January 2016|
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Response from JackR46 |
Oops - I didn't say the fee, as it was included in our private 2-day tour of Qufu and Taian tour, so do not know how much it was!