15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shanghai
— 4 nights
2
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
3
Xi'an
— 2 nights
4
Beijing
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Shanghai with an excursion to Xitang Ancient Town in Jiashan County--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Jin Mao Tower, examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Shanghai is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 13 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Shanghai when traveling from Philadelphia in June, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Xitang Ancient Town
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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)

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: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in June, expect Hong Kong to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

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
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

2
nights
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 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Kaiyuan Square, thencontemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower, and then delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

Make your Xi'an itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Hong Kong to Xi'an in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hong Kong in July since evenings lows in Xi'an dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

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
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, get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Beijing takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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