23 days in China Itinerary

23 days in China Itinerary

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Start: Riga
Fly:  14 h
1
Beijing
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Xi'an
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Lhasa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Chengdu
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Hong Kong
— 7 nights
Helicopter:  30 min
6
Macau
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Riga


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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: delve into the distant past at Mutianyu Great Wall, examine the collection at National Museum Of China, laugh and play at Olympic Park, and take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Beijing trip builder site.

Riga, Latvia to Beijing is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Beijing is 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Riga in July, with highs in Beijing at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

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

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) and Muslim Quarter. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Drum Tower (Gulou), make a trip to Muslim Quarter, thentake in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and finally ponder the design of Dayan Pagoda Northern Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Xi'an visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Xi'an takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Xi'an are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
Muslim Quarter ©
Muslim Quarter

2
nights
Lhasa

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Potala Palace, Tibet Museum, Jokhang Temple, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Potala Palace and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Barkhor Street. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tibet Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ani Tsankhung Nunnery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jokhang Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sera Monastery.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lhasa travel route builder website.

You can fly from Xi'an to Lhasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in August, expect Lhasa to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), take in the views from Anshun Bridge (Dongmen Bridge), and then take an in-depth tour of Jinsha Site Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Qingcheng.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Chengdu travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lhasa to Chengdu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lhasa, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Chengdu, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. You will leave for Hong Kong on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Jinsha Site Museum ©
Jinsha Site Museum
Anshun Bridge (Dongmen Bridge) ©
Anshun Bridge (Dongmen Bridge)

7
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You've added Repulse Bay Beach, Tai Long Wan, Hong Kong Science Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lantau island, appreciate the history behind Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), take in the waterfront activity at Victoria Harbour, and take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from Chengdu to Hong Kong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hong Kong when traveling from Chengdu in August, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Macao Museum, Macao Science Center, Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Taipa Village Macau. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Macau Giant Panda Pavilion, examine the collection at Macao Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Ruins of St. Paul's, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historic Centre of Macau, and finally don't miss a visit to Largo do Senado (Senado Square).

Plan trip to Macau with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of from Hong Kong to Macau in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Macau

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum
Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Largo do Senado (Senado Square) ©
Largo do Senado (Senado Square)

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