15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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15 days in China Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Xi'an
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  6 h 15 min
2
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Beijing
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Manchester

2
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, contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower, and delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Xi'an online trip itinerary maker .

Manchester, UK to Xi'an is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Xi'an, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in October, you will find days in Xi'an are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

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)

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, don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), and take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Hong Kong road trip tool .

Getting from Xi'an to Hong Kong by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Xi'an, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Hong Kong, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
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: don't miss a visit to The Bund (Wai Tan), enjoy breathtaking views from Jin Mao Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and browse the different shops at South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Shanghai day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in October, with highs in Shanghai at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

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

4
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: delve into the distant past at Mutianyu Great Wall, take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), examine the collection at National Museum Of China, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in October; daily highs in Beijing reach 22°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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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