17 days in China Itinerary

17 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Hong Kong
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Beijing
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and make a trip to Muslim Quarter.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Xi'an holiday app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Xi'an is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Xi'an due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Xi'an, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

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)

5
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 an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), and experience the excitement of Sandbox VR.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Hong Kong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Xi'an in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hong Kong, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), buy something for everyone on your list at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shanghai holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in June, with highs in Shanghai at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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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)

5
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, examine the collection at National Museum Of China, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing day trip planner.

Fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in June, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Beijing. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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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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