57 days in China & Taipei Itinerary

57 days in China & Taipei Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nanning, China
— 4 nights
2
Macau, China
— 6 nights
3
Hong Kong, China
— 8 nights
4
Shenzhen, China
— 5 nights
5
Taipei, Taiwan
— 11 nights
6
Shanghai, China
— 11 nights
7
Beijing, China
— 10 nights

4
nights
Nanning, China

Nanning ©
Discover verdant natural scenery, a warm climate, and a diverse culture on a vacation in Nanning, a large city near the border with Vietnam.
Nanning is known for nature, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Jinhuacha Park, make a trip to HangYang GuangChang Jie, browse the different shops at Mixc mall, and see the interesting displays at Guangxi Museum of Nationalities.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nanning route planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Nanning is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hanoi to Nanning. In July, daily temperatures in Nanning can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Macau.

Things to do in Nanning

Parks Nature Trails
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Qingxiu Mountain ©
Qingxiu Mountain
Guangxi Museum of Nationalities ©
Guangxi Museum of Nationalities
Mixc mall ©
Mixc mall

6
nights
Macau, China

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.
Macau is known for historic sites, casinos, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ruins of St. Paul's, admire the masterpieces at Macau Museum of Art, make a trip to Largo do Senado (Senado Square), and take in the spiritual surroundings of A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Macau day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nanning to Macau takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Coloane ©
Coloane
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum

8
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria Harbour.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong attractions planner.

You can do a combination of from Macau to Hong Kong in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Hong Kong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 25:
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)

5
nights
Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen ©
A fairly humble collection of farming and fishing villages and towns until 1979, you wouldn't guess as much when taking a tour of Shenzhen.
Step out of Shenzhen to go to Guangzhou and see Baiyun Mountain, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Happy Valley of Shenzhen. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Shekou Sea World, find something for the whole family at China Folk Culture Village, walk around Nanshan Park, and identify plant and animal life at Futian Nature Reserve.

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Shenzhen is very close to Hong Kong. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Baiyun Mountain
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Baiyun Mountain ©
Baiyun Mountain
China Folk Culture Village ©
China Folk Culture Village

11
nights
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Ruifang (Elephant Trunk Rock, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more), Jiaoxi (Wufengchi Waterfall, Sanctuary of Our Lady of WuFongCi, &more) and YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, grab your bike and head to Fengguikou, and take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Taipei holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Shenzhen to Taipei takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

New Taipei, Jiaoxi
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Highlights from your plan
Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

11
nights
Shanghai, China

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.
On the 15th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), stop by Spin Ceramics, enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan).

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

Getting from Taipei to Shanghai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. In August in Shanghai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites 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)

10
nights
Beijing, China

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.
Spend the 26th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see Mutianyu Great Wall, delve into the distant past at Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Panjiayuan Antique Market, and see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beijing attractions planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in August, Beijing is little chillier at night with lows of °C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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