Henan, Shanxi and Shandong
The provinces of Henan, Shanxi and Shandong are steeped in history and home to a wealth of revered historic sites. From the modern city of Qingdao on the wild Shandong peninsula, to the Shaolin temple on Song Mountain and the ancient walled city of Pingyao, these spectacular locations along the Yellow River offer a glimpse into China’s Neolithic and medieval past and its prosperous future.
South of the Yellow River lies Henan, home to the sacred Song Mountain and the origin of Kung Fu - the Shaolin Temple. Shanxi province has been hailed as the cradle of Chinese civilization, and where you’ll find the revered Yungyang Grottoes and the UNESCO listed walled city of Pingyao. Shanxi’s natural wonders lie further off the beaten track and include the Hutuo Waterfall and Mount Wutai. The coastal province of Shandong is the birthplace of the venerated scholar and philosopher, Confucius, and boasts a wealth of spiritual and architectural heritage amongst its wild and beautiful landscapes.
Datong Garden Hotel
Ideally located for those wishing to explore the many attractions of the former ancient capital, as well as the nearby Yungang Caves and Hanging Monastery, the Datong Garden Hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation with good amenities.
Hyatt Place Luoyang
Located at the heart of the vibrant Xigong District, Hyatt Place Luoyang is a sleek, contemporary retreat in the heart of this bustling city. Huge floor to ceiling windows make this light and airy hotel a breath of fresh air amongst the hubbub of Luoyang.
Jianguo Hotel Yuncheng
A city hotel with elegant décor, Jianguo Hotel Yuncheng is a plush and comfortable base from which to explore the cultural delights of Yuncheng as well as the incredible 500-million-year-old Salt Lake, celebrated for its changing colors.
JW Marriott Hotel Qufu
Qufu, Henan, Shanxi and Shandong, China
Blending Chinese-inspired décor and state-of-the-art features, JW Marriott Hotel Qufu is a modern international luxury standard within the historical city of Qufu, with the UNESCO Confucius Mansion & Temple just a stone throw's away.
A stylish boutique hotel, the Kedao is a showcase of cutting-edge contemporary chic, minimalist charm and sleek uncluttered interiors with subtle Chinese influences in the historic city of Linfen.
Conveniently located in the junction of East Central Ring Road and North Central Ring Road, the stunning Pullman Taiyuan is the perfect base to start exploring Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi Province.
Wutai Mountain Marriott Hotel
Mount Wutai, China
Offering stunning views of Mount Wutai, Wutai Mountain Marriott Hotel provides a retreat from the bustle from the city. With well-appointed rooms and one of the best hotel options in the area, you can be assured of a comfortable stay in Mount Wutai.
Located in the former courtyard mansion of a silk merchant from the Qing dynasty, Jing’s Residence is built in the authentic architectural style of northern China, nestled amongst dusty curio shops and bustling restaurants in the old city of Pingyao.