23 days in China Itinerary

23 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hong Kong
— 5 nights
2
Huangshan
— 3 nights
3
Shanghai
— 4 nights
4
Xi'an
— 2 nights
5
Beijing
— 4 nights
6
Luanping County
— 1 night

5
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Venture out of the city with trips to Macau (A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu) & Ruins of St. Paul's). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong online driving holiday planner.

Santa Maria, Brazil to Hong Kong is an approximately 37-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 11 hours traveling from Santa Maria to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. In July, Hong Kong is warmer than Santa Maria - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Macau
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

3
nights
Huangshan

Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huangshan: She County (Huangshan Nanqiao Building & Xuguo Stone Arch). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Cheng Dawei.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Huangshan online attractions planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Huangshan in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Shanghai.

Things to do in Huangshan

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

She County
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Photography Tours
Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan

4
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: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the striking features of Jade Buddha Temple, make a trip to Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip planner.

Getting from Huangshan to Shanghai by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Shanghai sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the ancient world of Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an, take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, thensteep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xi'an Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter, explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Xi'an trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Shanghai to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Xi'an. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours 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)

4
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: get outside with Mutianyu Great Wall, try out the rides at Olympic Park, take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing tour builder site.

Getting from Xi'an to Beijing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luanping County.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

1
night
Luanping County

Luanping County
On the 6th (Tue), see Jinshanling Great Wall.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Luanping County trip maker app.

Getting from Beijing to Luanping County by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luanping County

Historic Sites
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