11 days in China Itinerary

11 days in China Itinerary

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11 days in China Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Beijing
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Knoxville

2
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), see Mutianyu Great Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Beijing online itinerary planner .

Knoxville, USA to Beijing is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to China Standard Time (CST) is 13 hours. In November, Beijing is a bit cooler than Knoxville - with highs of 50°F and lows of 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

3
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline and then find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hong Kong travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Hong Kong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in November, expect Hong Kong to be warmer, temps between 79°F and 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

3
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: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shanghai trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hong Kong in November: high temperatures in Shanghai hover around 64°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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