15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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15 days in China Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Shanghai
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
2
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Xi'an
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
4
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

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Toronto, Canada to Shanghai is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to China Standard Time is 13 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Shanghai at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Museums Parks
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

4
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: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, engage your brain at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, make a trip to Lion's Pavilion at The Peak, and enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Shanghai to Hong Kong by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. August in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the ancient world of Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an, and take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Xi'an road trip website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Xi'an when traveling from Hong Kong in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours 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)

3
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mutianyu Great Wall, take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers, get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Beijing driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Xi'an to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Beijing sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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