22 days in China Itinerary

22 days in China Itinerary

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Hong Kong
— 5 nights
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Leshan
— 1 night
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Chengdu
— 1 night
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Xi'an
— 3 nights
5
Luanping County
— 1 night
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Beijing
— 4 nights
7
Shanghai
— 6 nights

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Hong Kong

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 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Wisdom Path, and stroll around Nan Lian Garden.

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Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Hong Kong. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect nights in Hong Kong to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leshan.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
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Aquarium
Ocean Park
4.1

1
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Leshan

Leshan ©
The city of Leshan sits proudly at the confluence of three rivers, and has become known for its World Heritage Site and importance to Buddhism in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the views from Leshan Bridge and then appreciate the history behind Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo).

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Leshan trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Hong Kong to Leshan by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Chengdu.
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World heritage site
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
4.4

1
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Chengdu

Chengdu ©

Hibiscus City

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.
On the 8th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Jinsha Site Museum, identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), and then stroll around Beihu Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Chengdu trip site.

Traveling by car from Leshan to Chengdu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Chengdu, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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History Museum
Jinsha Site Museum
4.3

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower, make a trip to Kaiyuan Square, and explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Xi'an trip planner.

You can fly from Chengdu to Xi'an in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Chengdu in December, expect Xi'an to be little chillier, temps between 8°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Luanping County.

Things to do in Xi'an

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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1
night
Luanping County

Luanping County
On the 12th (Sat), see Jinshanling Great Wall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Luanping County online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Xi'an to Luanping County takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beijing.

Things to do in Luanping County

Historic Sites
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4
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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: make a trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), explore the galleries of The Palace Museum, and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beijing tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Luanping County to Beijing in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
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Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
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World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4
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World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
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Shanghai

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.
Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and get great views at Jin Mao Tower.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai online trip maker.

Fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Beijing in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Shanghai: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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