12 days in China Itinerary

12 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Wroclaw
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Beijing
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Shanghai
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Hong Kong
— 1 night
Helicopter:  15 min
4
Macau
— 1 night
+3
Helicopter + Foot + Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
5
Lhasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Wroclaw

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers and then see Mutianyu Great Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), then don't miss a visit to Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), then take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Beijing trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Wroclaw, Poland to Beijing is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wroclaw to Beijing is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wroclaw in October: highs in Beijing hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

3
nights
Shanghai

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally make a trip to Jin Mao Tower. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jade Buddha Temple, shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), then enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and finally stroll around Fuxing Park.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip planning app.

Getting from Beijing to Shanghai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Shanghai: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

1
night
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 15th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline and then find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland.

Discover how to plan a Hong Kong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Shanghai to Hong Kong by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, Hong Kong is a bit warmer than Shanghai - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

1
night
Macau

Macau ©
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): try your luck at Casino at Venetian Macao, examine the collection at Macao Museum, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kun Iam Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Macau sightseeing planner.

Macau is just a short distance from Hong Kong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
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Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Casino at Venetian Macao ©
Casino at Venetian Macao
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum

2
nights
Lhasa

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
On the 18th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Ani Tsankhung Nunnery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace, and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sera Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jokhang Temple, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument of Alliance Between Tang Dynasty and Tibetan Regime.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lhasa online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Macau to Lhasa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October in Lhasa, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple

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