11 days in Shangri-La County, Beijing & Hong Kong Itinerary

11 days in Shangri-La County, Beijing & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Shangri-La County
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Beijing
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Hong Kong
— 6 nights
End: Hong Kong

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Shangri-La County

Shangri-La County ©
Known previously as Zhongdian, Shangri-La County gained its current name in an attempt by city officials to promote tourism.
You've now added Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia). On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at SongZan LinSi ZangBao ZhanLanGuan, thenadmire the local landmark of White-Water Terraces (Baishuitai), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shangri-La Zhongxin Town Church, and finally get great views at Shika Snow Mountains.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Shangri-La County trip planning tool.

Hong Kong to Shangri-La County is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shangri-La County

Parks Nature Museums
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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) ©
Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
SongZan LinSi ZangBao ZhanLanGuan ©
SongZan LinSi ZangBao ZhanLanGuan

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Beijing

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Juyong Pass of Great Wall. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stop by 798 Art Zone, thensee Juyong Pass of Great Wall, thentake a stroll through Back Lakes (Hou Hai), and finally steep yourself in history at Gong Wang Fu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, thenvisit Qianmen (Zhengyangmen), thensteep yourself in history at Meridian Gate (Wu Men), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tian'anmen.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Beijing online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shangri-La County to Beijing takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Beijing are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Beijing

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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798 Art Zone ©
798 Art Zone
Gong Wang Fu ©
Gong Wang Fu
Qianmen (Zhengyangmen) ©
Qianmen (Zhengyangmen)

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sam's Tailor, Food Tours and Walking tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Big Wave Bay Beach and Grand Prix Museum. Get some cultural insight at Tung Chung and Soho. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hong Kong: Macau (Guia Fortress, Saint Dominic's Church 玫瑰聖母堂 Igreja de São Domingos, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tai Long Wan, wander the streets of Tai O, get a taste of the local shopping with Tsim Sha Tsui East, and visit Lan Kwai Fong.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Hong Kong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. When traveling from Beijing in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Macau
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Big Wave Bay Beach ©
Big Wave Bay Beach
Grand Prix Museum ©
Grand Prix Museum
Tung Chung ©
Tung Chung

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