15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Beijing
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Luanping County
— 1 night
+4
Taxi + Bus + Subway + Foot + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Xi'an
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  6 h 15 min
4
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Shanghai
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  18 h
End: New York City

3
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers, get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, and admire the striking features of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Beijing journey planning app.

New York City, USA to Beijing is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to China Standard Time is 13 hours. In August in Beijing, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luanping County.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

1
night
Luanping County

Luanping County
On the 20th (Thu), see Jinshanling Great Wall.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Luanping County trip planner.

You can drive from Beijing to Luanping County in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Luanping County

Historic Sites
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1
night
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower and then contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta). Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and then delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Xi'an online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Luanping County to Xi'an in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Xi'an can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

3
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, get curious at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, and get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Xi'an to Hong Kong in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

4
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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Jin Mao Tower, admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longhua Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shanghai day trip app.

Getting from Hong Kong to Shanghai by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. August in Shanghai sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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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)

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