16 days in China & Taiwan Itinerary

16 days in China & Taiwan Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
2
Hualien, Taiwan
— 1 night
3
Sanya, China
— 1 night
4
Zhangjiajie, China
— 2 nights
5
Lijiang, China
— 1 night
6
Shangri-La County, China
— 1 night
7
Lhasa, China
— 3 nights


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3
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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Sai Wan Pavilion and Hong Kong Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dragon's Back and Soho. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Po Lin Monastery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Repulse Bay Beach, admire the natural beauty at Chi Lin Nunnery, and head off the coast to Lamma Island.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong day trip site.

Prague, Czech Republic to Hong Kong is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Prague to Hong Kong, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Prague in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Hualien.

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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Lamma Island ©
Lamma Island

1
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Hualien, Taiwan

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): trek along Shakadang Trail and then kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Xiao Zhui Lu Trail and then make a trip to Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

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

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Hualien takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sanya.

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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail

1
night
Sanya, China

Sanya ©
The climate and coastline bring visitors from far and wide on vacations to Sanya, with its 40 km (25 mi) of shoreline almost entirely devoted to tourism.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Yalong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanshan Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sanya trip planning site.

You can fly from Hualien to Sanya in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. July in Sanya sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zhangjiajie.

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Yalong Bay ©
Yalong Bay
Nanshan Temple ©
Nanshan Temple

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Zhangjiajie, China

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zhangjiajie itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sanya to Zhangjiajie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Lijiang.

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1
night
Lijiang, China

Lijiang ©
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Mufu Palace, steep yourself in history at Shuhe Ancient Town, and then go for a walk through Blue Moon Valley.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lijiang journey maker app.

Traveling by flight from Zhangjiajie to Lijiang takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Lijiang sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shangri-La County.

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Shuhe Ancient Town ©
Shuhe Ancient Town
Blue Moon Valley ©
Blue Moon Valley

1
night
Shangri-La County, China

Shangri-La County ©
Known previously as Zhongdian, Shangri-La County gained its current name in an attempt by city officials to promote tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia).

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Shangri-La County road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lijiang to Shangri-La County takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lhasa.

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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) ©
Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)

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Lhasa, China

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
On the 21st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Barkhor Street and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jokhang Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sera Monastery and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lhasa route planner.

Traveling by flight from Shangri-La County to Lhasa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Lhasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

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Off-Road Tours
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Barkhor Street ©
Barkhor Street

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