16 days in China Itinerary

16 days in China Itinerary

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16 days in China Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  9​h
1
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Shanghai
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Chengdu
— Few hours
5
Leshan
— Few hours
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Emeishan
— 1 night
7
Chengdu
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Guilin
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
9
Guangzhou
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Macau
— 1 night
11
Hong Kong
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You've now added Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) to your itinerary. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Beijing tour planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Beijing is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Beijing is 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in Beijing at 31°C and lows at 17°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)

1
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

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You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in September since evenings lows in Shanghai dip to 26°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)

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Xi'an trip planner .

You can fly from Shanghai to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in September, expect Xi'an to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 19°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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hours
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): get to know the fascinating history of Jinli Pedestrian Street.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chengdu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Chengdu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Chengdu, with lows around 23°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 where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Leshan trip itinerary planning site .

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

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.
To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Emeishan journey tool .

Emeishan is just a stone's throw from Leshan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chengdu.

Things to do in Emeishan

Historic Sites
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Wannian Temple ©
Wannian Temple
Baoguo Temple ©
Baoguo Temple

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hours
Chengdu

Chengdu
For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chengdu route planner.

Getting from Emeishan to Chengdu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Guilin on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Chengdu

Tours Parks Outdoors
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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 capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then Head underground at Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Guilin online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Chengdu to Guilin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Chengdu, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Guilin, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Guangzhou trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Guilin to Guangzhou in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Guangzhou can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Iam Temple and then explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Macau trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Guangzhou to Macau in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for 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. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

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

Hong Kong is just a short distance from Macau. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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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