16 days in China Itinerary

16 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beijing
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 1 night
3
Xi'an
— 2 nights
4
Chengdu
— Few hours
5
Leshan
— Few hours
6
Emeishan
— 1 night
7
Chengdu
— Few hours
8
Guilin
— 3 nights
9
Guangzhou
— Few hours
10
Macau
— 1 night
11
Hong Kong
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Beijing is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Beijing due to the time zone difference. In September, Beijing is slightly colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) ©
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)

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night
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shanghai trip builder app.

Getting from Beijing to Shanghai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Shanghai when traveling from Beijing in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping
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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Xi'an trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Xi'an takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Shanghai in September: high temperatures in Xi'an hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chengdu.

Things to do in Xi'an

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

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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.
Jinli Pedestrian Street has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jinli Pedestrian Street.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chengdu road trip tool.

Getting from Xi'an to Chengdu by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chengdu when traveling from Xi'an in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Leshan.

Things to do in Chengdu

Historic Sites
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Jinli Pedestrian Street
Jinli Pedestrian Street

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hours
Leshan

Leshan ©
The city of Leshan sits proudly at the confluence of three rivers, and has become known for its World Heritage Site and importance to Buddhism in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo). On the 9th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Leshan vacation planning website.

You can drive from Chengdu to Leshan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Emeishan.
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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) ©
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)

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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.
For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Emeishan online day trip planner.

Getting from Leshan to Emeishan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chengdu.

Things to do in Emeishan

Historic Sites
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Baoguo Temple ©
Baoguo Temple

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Chengdu

Chengdu
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chengdu trip builder app.

You can drive from Emeishan to Chengdu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Guilin.

Things to do in Chengdu

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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3
nights
Guilin

The riverside karst landscape around Guilin has long made it a favorite with Chinese poets, photographers, and travelers.
On the 11th (Wed), make a trip to Sun and Moon Pagodas and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then Head underground at Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan).

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Guilin trip planner.

Getting from Chengdu to Guilin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Chengdu in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Guilin: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Guilin

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan) ©
Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
Walking tours

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hours
Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
On the 13th (Fri), look for gifts at Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Guangzhou day trip app.

Traveling by train from Guilin to Guangzhou takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Guangzhou sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Macau.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Shopping
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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.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kun Iam Temple and then explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Macau trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guangzhou to Macau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites
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Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Kun Iam Temple ©
Kun Iam Temple
Historic Centre of Macau ©
Historic Centre of Macau

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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 14th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of from Macau to Hong Kong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

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

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