60 days in China Itinerary

60 days in China Itinerary

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Start: Bugbug, Bali
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Lijiang
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
2
Lhasa
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Emeishan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Chengdu
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Jiuzhaigou County
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Xi'an
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Luoyang
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
8
Beijing
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Luanping County
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  7 h 45 min
10
Harbin
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Nanjing
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Shanghai
— 5 nights
Train:  45 min
13
Suzhou
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
14
Hangzhou
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
15
Huangshan
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
16
Hong Kong
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

3
nights
Lijiang

Lijiang ©
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lijiang: Yulong County (Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain & Baisha Naxi Embroidery Institute). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Lijiang - China, explore the activities along Blue Moon Valley, explore the ancient world of Beiyue Temple of Lijiang, and explore the striking landscape of Three Parallel Rivers National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lijiang online day trip planner.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Lijiang is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Lijiang

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yulong County
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:
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Three Parallel Rivers National Park ©
Three Parallel Rivers National Park
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Black Dragon Pond Park ©
Black Dragon Pond Park

4
nights
Lhasa

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Lhasa is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Potala Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nechung Monastery and Temple, make a trip to Lasa Sanquan Scenic Resort, and contemplate the long history of Sera Monastery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lhasa itinerary planner.

Getting from Lijiang to Lhasa by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Lhasa can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Emeishan.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple

3
nights
Emeishan

Emeishan ©
A city forever linked with the mountain of the same name, Emeishan sits next to one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China, now a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Emeishan: Leshan (Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) & Wuyou Temple). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Emei Mountain, explore the ancient world of Baoguo Temple, make a trip to Daping Jixue Scenic Resort, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Huazang Temple.

Planning Emeishan trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Lhasa to Emeishan by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chengdu.

Things to do in Emeishan

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Leshan
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Emei Mountain ©
Emei Mountain
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) ©
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
Baoguo Temple ©
Baoguo Temple

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum (in Guanghan) and Dujiangyan (Yuzui Diversion Channel & Dujiangyan Irrigation System). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Suit Republic, and take an in-depth tour of Jinsha Site Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chengdu trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Emeishan to Chengdu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Chengdu sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Jiuzhaigou County.

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dujiangyan, Yinchang Valley, Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum, Sichuan Tibet Highway (southern route)
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum ©
Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum
Adventure Access ©
Adventure Access

4
nights
Jiuzhaigou County

Jiuzhaigou County ©
Nine villages make up Jiuzhaigou County, a valley with a wealth of natural sites protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jiuzhaigou County: Songpan County (Huanglong Valley & Huanglong Scenic Valley). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve, explore the activities along Shuanglong Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Rize Valley, and admire the sheer force of Pearl Shoal Waterfalls.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Jiuzhaigou County tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou County takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Jiuzhaigou County

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Songpan County
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve ©
Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve
Huanglong Scenic Valley ©
Huanglong Scenic Valley
Pearl Shoal Waterfalls ©
Pearl Shoal Waterfalls

4
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Venture out of the city with trips to Western Han Dynasty Mausoleums (in Xianyang) and Zhuque National Forest Park, Xi'an (in Hu County). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, delve into the distant past at Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an, explore the world behind art at Tang Bo Art Museum, and make a trip to Muslim Quarter.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Xi'an online trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jiuzhaigou County to Xi'an in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. March in Xi'an sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Luoyang.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Western Han Dynasty Mausoleums, Zhuque National Forest Park, Xi'an
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

1
night
Luoyang

Luoyang ©
One of the oldest imperial cities in the country, Luoyang gives access to a wealth of cultural sites protected by UNESCO for their importance to the world's cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): make a trip to Binyang Cave, Head underground at Longmen Grottoes, and then get engrossed in the history at Luoyang Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luoyang visit planner.

Take a train from Xi'an to Luoyang in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Xi'an in March, you will find days in Luoyang are a bit cooler (6°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Luoyang

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Longmen Grottoes ©
Longmen Grottoes
Luoyang Museum ©
Luoyang Museum

5
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: see Mutianyu Great Wall, admire the landmark architecture of Temple of Heaven, take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and stroll around Xicheng Rending Lake Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip planner.

Getting from Luoyang to Beijing by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Luoyang in March, you will find days in Beijing are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Luanping County.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

1
night
Luanping County

Luanping County
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Jinshanling Great Wall.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luanping County day trip planning website.

You can drive from Beijing to Luanping County in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Harbin.

Things to do in Luanping County

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:

2
nights
Harbin

Harbin ©
The influence of neighboring Russia remains visible throughout much of Harbin, with the country's northernmost metropolis possessing an intoxicating eclecticism in its architecture, food, and art.
Harbin is known for theme parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Haerbin Martyrs Cemetery, and walk around Jiuzhan Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbin journey planner.

Getting from Luanping County to Harbin by combination of taxi and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Harbin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nanjing.

Things to do in Harbin

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Zhongyang Pedestrian Street ©
Zhongyang Pedestrian Street
Harbin Ice and Snow World ©
Harbin Ice and Snow World

4
nights
Nanjing

Nanjing ©
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nanjing: Caishi Scenic Resort (in Ma'anshan), Yangzhou (Daming Temple & Slender West Lake) and Wuhu Fantawild Adventure (in Wuhu). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling), take an in-depth tour of The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre, examine the collection at Presidential palace of Nanjing, and get outside with Meihua Montian.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nanjing travel route tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Harbin to Nanjing in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Harbin in April, expect Nanjing to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Shanghai.

Things to do in Nanjing

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Yangzhou, Caishi Scenic Resort, Wuhu Fantawild Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling) ©
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling)
Slender West Lake ©
Slender West Lake
The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre ©
The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre

5
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: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, and make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

Planning Shanghai trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Nanjing to Shanghai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Suzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 18:
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)

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Suzhou side-trips: Xitang Ancient Town (in Jiashan County), Wuzhen Water Town (in Tongxiang) and Shaxi Ancient Town (in Taicang). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Tongli Town, get to know the fascinating history of Shantang Street, take in nature's colorful creations at The Lingering Garden, and walk around The Classical Gardens of Suzhou.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Suzhou trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Shanghai to Suzhou in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hangzhou.

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Longbeishan Mountain National Forest Park, Xitang Ancient Town, Wuzhen Water Town, Shaxi Ancient Town
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town
Tongli Town ©
Tongli Town
Suzhou Garden Museum ©
Suzhou Garden Museum

4
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.
Hangzhou is known for historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through West Lake (Xi Hu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baopu Taoist Temple, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Beishan Road.

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Drive from Suzhou to Hangzhou in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Hangzhou sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Huangshan.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ping Hu Qiu Yue ©
Ping Hu Qiu Yue
West Lake (Xi Hu) ©
West Lake (Xi Hu)
Beishan Road
Beishan Road

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nights
Huangshan

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: San Qing Shan (in Shangrao), Wolong Canyon (in Wuyuan County) and Xuguo Stone Arch (in She County). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan, take some stellar pictures from Celestial Capital Peak (Tian Du Feng), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and stroll around Huangshan Geopark.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Huangshan trip builder app.

Drive from Hangzhou to Huangshan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

San Qing Shan, Wolong Canyon, Xuguo Stone Arch
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan
San Qing Shan ©
San Qing Shan
Huangshan Geopark ©
Huangshan Geopark

6
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong journey planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Huangshan to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, subway, and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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