15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Start: Karachi
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Chengdu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Emeishan
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Xi'an
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Xiamen
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Karachi

1
night
Chengdu

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Suit Republic, thensee the interesting displays at Sanhe Classic Car Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yinchang Valley.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chengdu trip itinerary maker.

Karachi, Pakistan to Chengdu is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Karachi to Chengdu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Karachi in April, things will get a bit cooler in Chengdu: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Emeishan.

Things to do in Chengdu

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Yinchang Valley
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Emeishan

Emeishan ©
A city forever linked with the mountain of the same name, Emeishan sits next to one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China, now a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Emei Mountain.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Emeishan itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Chengdu to Emeishan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Emeishan

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Emei Mountain ©
Emei Mountain

1
night
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Xi'an online route planner.

Fly from Emeishan to Xi'an in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Museums Historic Sites
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). Do some cultural sightseeing at Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), stop by Nanluoguxiang, and take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Beijing trip planner.

Getting from Xi'an to Beijing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to 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
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

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.
Shop till you drop at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Former French Concession. You'll explore and learn at Three on the Bund and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, stop by Spin Ceramics, and take in the exciting artwork at Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre.

Plan trip to Shanghai with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Shanghai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Xiamen.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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night
Xiamen

Xiamen ©
Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
On the 14th (Tue), hunt for treasures at The eighth seafood Market, thenshop like a local with Gulangyu, and then see the interesting displays at Yuyuan Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Xiamen trip builder.

Fly from Shanghai to Xiamen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Xiamen is somewhat warmer than Shanghai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Xiamen

Shopping Parks Nature
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Gulangyu ©
Gulangyu
Yuyuan Garden ©
Yuyuan Garden

3
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at IFC mall and then get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip planner.

Fly from Xiamen to Hong Kong in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xiamen in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
IFC mall ©
IFC mall

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