9 days in Hong Kong & Shanghai Itinerary

9 days in Hong Kong & Shanghai Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Shanghai
— 2 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Mexico City

4
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Explore hidden gems such as Po Lin Monastery and Tsim Sha Tsui. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sai Wan Pavilion and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). And it doesn't end there: hike along Dragon's Back, head off the coast to Lamma Island, identify plant and animal life at Lai Chi Wo Village and Nature Trail, and kick back and relax at Repulse Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip itinerary planning tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Hong Kong is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hong Kong, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Po Lin Monastery ©
Po Lin Monastery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Chong Ming Dong Tan Niao Lei , look for all kinds of wild species at Shanghai Wild Animal Park, and then wander the streets of Former French Concession.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Shanghai trip planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Shanghai by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Hong Kong in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Shanghai, with highs around 13°C, while nights are colder with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Chong Ming Dong Tan Niao Lei
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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