15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shanghai
— 3 nights
2
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
3
Xi'an
— 2 nights
4
Chengdu
— 2 nights
5
Yangshuo County
— 2 nights

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: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, shop like a local with Former French Concession, and examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan).

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shanghai itinerary maker site.

San Francisco, USA to Shanghai is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. April in Shanghai sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

4
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), get around town with Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, stop by Lugard, and experience the excitement of Sandbox VR.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the Hong Kong day trip app.

Fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Shanghai in April, with highs in Hong Kong at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Kaiyuan Square, contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), thentake an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Daxuexixiang Mosque. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, thenexplore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), and then don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Xi'an trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in April, expect nights in Xi'an to be cooler, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the views from Anshun Bridge (Dongmen Bridge), get engrossed in the history at Jinsha Site Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), and finally stroll around Beihu Park. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chengdu online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Chengdu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Xi'an in April since evenings lows in Chengdu dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yangshuo County.

Things to do in Chengdu

Tours Parks Museums
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Photography Tours
Jinsha Site Museum ©
Jinsha Site Museum

2
nights
Yangshuo County

Yangshuo County ©
Yangshuo County, the area surrounding a popular tourist resort town, boasts a landscape featuring all the ingredients necessary to attract a flood of tourists.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Stone Village, identify plant and animal life at South China Karst, and then grab your bike and head to Bike Asia Cycling Tours. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Wu Zhi Hill and then enjoy breathtaking views from Xianggong Mountain.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yangshuo County holiday planner.

You can fly from Chengdu to Yangshuo County in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Yangshuo County, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yangshuo County

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bike Asia Cycling Tours ©
Bike Asia Cycling Tours
South China Karst ©
South China Karst

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