57 days in China & Taipei Itinerary

57 days in China & Taipei Itinerary

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

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Nanning, China

Nanning ©

Green City

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, browse the different shops at Mixc mall, make a trip to HangYang GuangChang Jie, 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 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Macau.

Things to do in Nanning

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
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Qingxiu Mountain ©
Qingxiu Mountain
Guangxi Museum of Nationalities ©
Guangxi Museum of Nationalities
Guangxi National Museum ©
Guangxi National Museum

6
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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 combination of flight and ferry from Nanning to Macau takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Coloane ©
Coloane
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum

8
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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

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 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°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 · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)

5
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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 2h 15 min away. Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Happy Valley of Shenzhen. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Futian Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to OCT Loft Creative Culture Park, find something for the whole family at Shenzhen Window of the World, and buy something for everyone on your list at Luohu Commerical City (Lo Wu Shopping Plaza).

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shenzhen online driving holiday planner.

Shenzhen is very close to Hong Kong. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
China Folk Culture Village ©
China Folk Culture Village
Baiyun Mountain ©
Baiyun Mountain

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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©

City of Azaleas

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: Banqiao (National Taiwan University of Arts & Fuzhong 15), Ruifang (Elephant Trunk Rock, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more) and Jiaoxi (Wufengchi Waterfall, Sanctuary of Our Lady of WuFongCi, &more). 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 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°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 · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 10:
Highlights from your plan
Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©

Pearl of the Orient

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 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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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 24°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

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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