Shandong, an eastern Chinese province on the Yellow Sea, is known for its Taoist and Confucian heritage. The friendliest place for vegans is Qingdoa where you can visit Laoshan mountain, one of China's major scenic resorts. Taishan Mountain isi one of China’s most sacred peaks, where China's first emperor was proclaimed in 219 B.C. Confucius Temple is in the center of Qufu City.
From Shanghai there are many high speed trains to take you to Weifang, covering the 1,130km in around 6 hours, at a cost of around 65€