17 days in China Itinerary

17 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hangzhou
— 3 nights
2
Tongxiang
— 2 nights
3
Suzhou
— 4 nights
4
Wuxi
— 3 nights
5
Nanjing
— 3 nights

3
nights
Hangzhou

Hangzhou ©
Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zheijang Province, remains a popular vacation choice for tourists interested in the area's numerous cultural and natural sights.
Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Xixi Wetland Park. The adventure continues: go for a walk through West Lake (Xi Hu), stroll around Ping Hu Qiu Yue, get to know the fascinating history of Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lingyin Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hangzhou trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Hangzhou is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, train, and taxi. You can also fly. Traveling from San Francisco to Hangzhou, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Hangzhou, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tongxiang.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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West Lake (Xi Hu) ©
West Lake (Xi Hu)
Lingyin Temple ©
Lingyin Temple
Prince Bay Park ©
Prince Bay Park

2
nights
Tongxiang

Tongxiang ©
Tongxiang tourism focuses almost solely on the historic water town that lies within its administrative limits.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jiashan County (Jiaxing Xitang Wine Museum, Jiaxing Shaoxiang Port, &more), Jiaxing South Lake (in Jiaxing) and Huzhou (Jiaye Book Library Tower, Huzhou Nanxun Old Town, &more). There's more to do: walk around People's Park of Jiaxing and don't miss a visit to Jiaxing Fanli Lake.

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Getting from Hangzhou to Tongxiang by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Suzhou.

Things to do in Tongxiang

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Jiashan County, Huzhou, Jiaxing
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Jiaxing South Lake ©
Jiaxing South Lake
Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town
Huzhou Nanxun Old Town ©
Huzhou Nanxun Old Town

4
nights
Suzhou

Suzhou ©
One of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin, Suzhou remains a complex, labyrinthine set of old canal districts, World Heritage gardens, and sprawling modern developments.
When in Suzhou, make a side trip to see Zhouzhuang Water Town in Kunshan, approximately Kunshan away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Tongli Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Lion Forest Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Pingjiang Road, and walk around The Classical Gardens of Suzhou.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Suzhou trip planner.

You can drive from Tongxiang to Suzhou in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Suzhou when traveling from Tongxiang in March, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wuxi.

Things to do in Suzhou

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Zhouzhuang Water Town
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Humble Administrator's Garden ©
Humble Administrator's Garden
Tongli Town ©
Tongli Town
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou ©
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou

3
nights
Wuxi

Wuxi ©
An industrial hot spot, Wuxi boasts a longstanding heritage, bustling economy, and picturesque natural landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Shuaiyuan Redware Museum, don't miss a visit to Vatican Palace Sacred Site, thenappreciate the history behind Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot, and finally make a trip to Shuihu Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Taihu Lake and then make a trip to San'guo City.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Wuxi online day trip planner.

You can drive from Suzhou to Wuxi in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Wuxi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nanjing.

Things to do in Wuxi

Nature Parks Museums
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Taihu Lake ©
Taihu Lake
Tai Hu Yuan Tou Zhu Feng Jing Qu ©
Tai Hu Yuan Tou Zhu Feng Jing Qu
Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot ©
Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot

3
nights
Nanjing

Nanjing ©
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nanjing: Yangzhou (Geyuan Garden & Slender West Lake). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling), get engrossed in the history at The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Yu Hua Tai, and steep yourself in history at Xiaoling Tomb of Ming Dynasty.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nanjing, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Wuxi to Nanjing in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Wuxi in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Nanjing. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nanjing

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Yangzhou
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Slender West Lake ©
Slender West Lake
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling) ©
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling)
The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre ©
The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre

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