17 days in China, Singapore & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

17 days in China, Singapore & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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17 days in China, Singapore & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Fly:  14​h
1
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Brussels, Belgium

3
nights
Shanghai, China

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 historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and enjoy breathtaking views from Jin Mao Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Shanghai trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Shanghai is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Shanghai. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Shanghai, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Walking tours
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

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, parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, and admire the landmark architecture of Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. When traveling from Shanghai in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

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

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, take a stroll through Chinatown, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and get great views at Fort Siloso Skywalk.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Singapore takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In January, Singapore is a bit warmer than Hong Kong - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

4
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, museums, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

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You can fly from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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